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Miss the last Dale Pollak webinar? Watch it anytime you want here!

Dale Pollak has begun recording his webinars. Access them at your convenience here:

Added by Ed Brooks on November 24, 2010 at 7:56am — No Comments

Top Ten Car Company Websites

The following chart displays the relative market share of automotive consumer website traffic by manufacturer in the United States.

Added by Ralph Paglia on November 23, 2010 at 2:32pm — No Comments

What Dealerships Can Expect from Facebook's "Modern Messaging System"

Automotive Dealers looking to connect with Car Buyers using Email Marketing or Social Media Marketing might want to take a look at Facebook’s "Modern

Messaging System." This new Messaging Platform uses

addresses to allow users to send messages to people using conventional

e-mail and Facebook urges that their new messaging system is…


Added by Paul Potratz on November 23, 2010 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Top Ten Viral Ads of All Time!

Top Viral Ads of All Time…


Added by Ralph Paglia on November 23, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

MyFace or Spacebook? MySpace Links with Facebook

MySpace, attempting to regain its former popularity as a social network, is now letting people sign up with existing Facebook credentials. This new MySpace Mashup feature will supposedly encourage Facebook users to get on, or back on, MySpace. Whether…


Added by Paul Potratz on November 23, 2010 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Bernardsville NJ/Somerset County NJ VW- Douglas VW says check out Anthony Gallo picking up his 2011 VW CC from Isaac at Douglas VW on 11-16-2010

*NJ VW - More & more New Jersey Volkswagen Fans are coming to Summit to experience the pleasure of doing business with us. Stop by 491 Morris Ave. in Summit & see what all the hype is about. You`ll be glad you did.

Where else?


Only at

NJ VW-Douglas Volkswagen says check

out Anthony Gallo picking up his New…


Added by Ken Beam on November 23, 2010 at 4:30am — No Comments

Social Media Marketing Investments Projected at $38 Billion by 2015

Social Network Marketing Spend to Reach $38Billion by 2015…


Added by Ralph Paglia on November 22, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Good picture book reading from Google

The Google Chrome team just published "Twenty Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web," illustrated by Christoph Neimann. The illustration above gives you a pretty good idea of its tone, but it was kind of nice to read, and it does a good job clarifying some of the technical jargon I really don't understand. You can find it online at…


Added by Joshua Michael Friedman on November 22, 2010 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Holiday Promotions for Auto Dealerships

As the holiday season approaches, auto

dealers seek ways to take advantage of the holiday spirit to promote

their dealerships. One way to do this is to choose a charity to donate

money to and then use Facebook and Twitter pages to encourage people to

give. For example, Chevy dealers are running the Chevy Gives More

campaign and integrating this with Facebook. A charity promotion is a

good opportunity to help those in need as well as to build fans on a

Facebook… Continue

Added by Paul Potratz on November 22, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

A blog about blogging?

Hi Everyone! I am very, very new to this and upon the advise of my new friend Frank Davis, am seeking the advise of ya'll. While I am not new to marketing, advertising, and online leads, I am new to this industry. I am trying to figure out what topics to talk about in an on-going blog that will be posted on our website. My previous blogging experience was more of an on-going chat session about community watch and apartment living. I have noticed several blog sites that are not what I consider… Continue

Added by Kelly Noble on November 22, 2010 at 10:59am — 5 Comments

Jaguar Continues To Excel At Treating Their Customers Right And Audi Continues To Suck At It

J. D. Power and Associates Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study Reveals New Vehicle Purchase Decision Points…


Added by Ralph Paglia on November 22, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

What if you Knew? What would you do?

Today when one goes online for a shopping experience, there are many choices - from eBay to Craigslist to Amazon to every store you can imagine. When we look at the biggest, eBay and Amazon, we notice they are TRACKING YOUR EVERY MOVE.…


Added by Randell Horn on November 22, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Auto Remarketing | J.D. Power Says Customer Treatment at Store More Important than Price

J.D. Power and Associates unveiled its 2010 U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index Study on Wednesday, and the automaker that earned the best buyer satisfaction score among luxury brands was Jaguar, while Mini earned this distinction among mass market brands.

This marked the third straight time Jaguar has been honored as the top luxury make in terms of satisfying customers.

Scores are calculated based on the following elements (with their weighted importance in…

Added by SUSAN HAIR on November 22, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments

Practice What You Learn: What Goes in Training Should Stay in the Store

Do You Implement What You Learn?

If you’re like Ed Goldstein, you know the great ideas you pick…


Added by Brian R Hannan on November 21, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Dealer Online Reputation Fail

I recently met with an independent used car dealership who was looking to secure their online reputation. After being in the car business my whole life, it’s safe to say my BS-detector is in top working order. When I drove on the lot, it was chiming at def-con 5. I got upped, which was great, but while I was waiting for my appointment, I was able to observe their tactics at selling cars and that told me all I needed to know. It was like when people are speaking a foreign language… Continue

Added by Kathi Kruse on November 20, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

LinkedIn- Harnessing The Power Of The Super Influencer PODCAST

Welcome to the 4th episode of Automotive Social Media – The Podcast! In this episode I will share with you the tips and tricks of LinkedIn and how you can connect with the super influencers in your market. If you’re not using LinkedIn with your Automotive Social Marketing then you are missing out. Keep in mind that if you are a sales person, you don’t have to wait till your dealership says its mandatory, start now, take your future into your own hands and sell, sell,… Continue

Added by David Johnson on November 20, 2010 at 6:58am — No Comments

Landing Pages Your Online Meet & Greet

We were all taught the 10 step road to a sale when we were little in the car business.

Step 1 – Meet and Greet: Walk confidently up to your…


Added by Larry Bruce on November 20, 2010 at 1:58am — No Comments

Social Proof – The Power Of A Review

What is the power of a review? Well, they can make or break you, we all know that but lets be positive, how can they HELP your dealership sell more cars and more service? In this podcast I will discuss exactly that!

Stay tuned, this is the first podcast of many and over time I will

share with you EVERYTHING you need to harness the true power of social



Added by David Johnson on November 19, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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