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AddOnAuto Accessories Trend Report reveals strong in-dealership accessories sales; average dealership analyzed sold accessories to over 50% of customers and generated 48+% average gross profit marginContinue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on February 6, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments
Comprehensive Data of Live Chat Function will Enhance Automotive Customers’
Ability to Intelligently Connect with Car Shoppers
Dealer.com, a leading provider of digital marketing and operational products and services for the automotive industry, announced today that it has partnered with Contact At Once! to provide its automotive customers with greater visibility into the effectiveness of…Continue
Added by Aaron Hassen on February 6, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
In an environment with a billion users, millions of business pages, and just about every company in every industry trying to play along, it’s hard to post content to Facebook as a local business that can truly resonate within the venue. Local businesses have it harder than most as their goal should be to stay local but the attitude is one that demands mass acceptance.
How can a business be relevant on Facebook within their…
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Kelley Blue Book Research Verifies That Both New and Used Vehicle Shoppers Respond to Actual Photos, Not Stock Photography on Dealer Web Sites
According to a new study conducted by…Continue
Industry veteran combines technical skill, automotive passion to enhance dealer products, satisfactionContinue
Added by Joey Little on February 5, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
My first post on this topic proved to be unexpectedly popular. So I have decided to build on it with the addition of some empirical data to help demonstrate the fallacy that if you litter YouTube with poor quality inventory videos it…Continue
This is HUGE NEWS!~
Autobytel is a Platinum Sponsor of the Internet Sales 20 Group and they are HUGE supporters of this event...
On top of ALL of the VALUE you get for signing up for this event...
* Being a part of the composite
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Added by Sean V. Bradley on February 5, 2013 at 9:53am — No Comments
There is a huge debate as to whether automotive sales training is valuable to dealerships and if it is worth the money. In 2007 I was new to the auto industry and my first job was working at a small Chevy dealership's BDC dept.
I had no knowledge of vehicles CRM's, internet processes, or telemarketing; I wonder to this day how I got the job! The department was very small and consisted of myself and 2 others. Training was obsolete and I was…Continue
There are many lessons we can take from this Super Bowl this year. Important, crucial information like Beyonce has still got it, always pay your electricity bill before you have company over, and murderers can go on to do great things in life. Even more important though, are the lessons we can learn about Marketing with Twitter and Facebook. Let us here at Wikimotive share some of…Continue
Added by Timothy Martell on February 5, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
In his new book, To Sell is Human, bestselling author Daniel Pink argues that selling has changed more in the last ten years than it did over the previous 100. Think about it, whether we’re trying to push a product to someone or just trying to convince someone of our point of view,…Continue
When I first explored Triberr over a year ago, I ran away quickly. It seemed to be an automated tool that took over my social media profiles and posted on my behalf in ways that I absolutely refuse to submit to, even on Twitter where a person’s feed is given a bit more leeway. People would…Continue
Added by J.D. Rucker on February 5, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
ALBANY, N.Y. – February 5th, 2013 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Rowe Ford in Westbrook, Maine has successfully transitioned to auto dispatching in its service department since switching to Auto/Mate’s dealership management system (DMS) in November of 2012. Since implementing auto dispatch, the service department has realized improved service tech productivity and a greater volume of warranty…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on February 5, 2013 at 6:04am — No Comments
Award Winners Announced
Today, especially if you’re in marketing and/or advertising, being internet savvy is taken for…Continue
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The Super Bowl has concluded for yet another year and for those of us within the automotive industry it sure was interesting to see the various automotive commercials that Toyota, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Audi, and Lincoln created. As we…Continue
Added by Erin Ryan on February 4, 2013 at 9:51pm — No Comments
Do you really want to make money...?
Don't talk about it... be about…Continue
Added by Sean V. Bradley on February 4, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
you sent an inquiry to some auto dealer in New Jersey and received something like this back;
Good afternoon Trotter,
Please turn up your speakers & click the links below to see Ken tell you all about the 2010 Ford Expedition EL Eddie Bauer Edition;…
DealerOn Presented with Best Website Design Award
DealerOn Inc. is the recipient of the Best Auto Dealer Website Design award as a part of Dealer Marketing Magazine’s Technology Leadership Awards. These awards will be presented during the 2013 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Expo in Orlando, Florida.…
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