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Automotive Internet Directors Jim Flint of the John Eagle Auto Group, Chris Forsythe of David Stanley Chrysler, Bear Goodman of the Holmes Auto Group and Bob Glasser of JM Lexus describe the sales impact of adding live chat to their dealership websites.
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Added by Aaron Hassen on November 16, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments
AUDUBON, NJ -- The next Automotive Internet Sales 20 Group has been scheduled for Dallas, Texas March 19th -21st 2013. Due to the massive success of Internet Sales 20 Group Chicago coupled with the high demand for dates for the next 20 group, …Continue
Just wanted to share this news and my friends and fellow ADM marketing professionals. Team Steenman has been awarded the contract to handle this year's Portland International Auto Show at the Oregon Convention Center Jan 2013 Our campaign plans include new a website, video digital and social and of course traditional radio and TV ads, print and outdoor.
Added by Ed Steenman on November 15, 2012 at 5:11pm — No Comments
Just those three words evoke all types of emotions and…Continue
Auto/Mate Dealership Systems is conducting a survey about CRM and desking solutions. We want to know what the most important features are and what matters most to users when considering purchasing a new solution. We would greatly appreciate your time and help with this survey, which is only three questions and should take approximately three to five minutes of your time! In two weeks, we will choose one random entry from our survey respondents and award that winner a $200 Visa gift…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on November 15, 2012 at 1:48pm — No Comments
Facebook has been working hard to come up with a reliant, profitable revenue stream for a while now, and part of that effort is their Paid Ad program. For dealerships that use them well, paid ads on Facebook can be a great addition to your dealership’s online marketing program. Here are some…Continue
Added by Ali Amirrezvani on November 15, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Mid-November Used Car Market Report courtesy of Black Book:
There have been numerous headlines in the news over the last couple of weeks that could create or be a part of a reaction within the used car market. First is a continuation of the effects of Hurricane Sandy, which is now being followed up with an early Nor’easter dumping cold temperatures and wet snow. This second…Continue
Added by John Sternal on November 15, 2012 at 12:51pm — No Comments
With the recent IPO, Facebook made several changes to accommodate businesses and their desire to market to the 1 billion users on this growing social media platform. As a result both users and companies will see an increase in advertising, including the newly released promoted posts. …Continue
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Below is a brief description of our productivity software that is designed to work with your existing BDC software. It is the newest BDC solution on the market and is making quite a stir. It has been described as “the missing link for anyone’s BDC” by a renowned BDC trainer.
(1) PowerMarket PRO will double or triple the amount of calls your BDR’s can make in a single day thus allowing a single person to easily do the work of two or three. When a call is placed you can either speak live…
Added by Ken Long on November 15, 2012 at 8:56am — No Comments
Are You Selling or Are You Buying?
Have you ever had this conversation?
Tech billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he is fed up with the social network giant and plans to go elsewhere with his business. He is sick of getting hit with fees up to $5k to get his message across to Mavericks fans stating on the Inquisitor, "We are moving far more aggressively into Twitter and reducing…Continue
Added by Ketty Colom on November 15, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
Pinterest is now opening its arms to businesses by offering some business-friendly options on their photo sharing social network.
One of the key features that caught my eye was getting a link back to your main website…Continue
There were several takeaways from Nielsen's recent mobile study surrounding restaurants, travel, and the automotive industry, but the one that surprised me the most…Continue
Added by J.D. Rucker on November 15, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments
Service is an "elbow to elbow" people business. As I (we) have traveled and observed so many Dealership Service Operations, there is still one overriding factor that every Customer Service Organization must understand and adhere to. This is people business.…
Added by Leonard Buchholz on November 15, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
The value of having one of your videos go viral is hard to measure accurately but there’s no doubt it’s a huge boon for your brand. To get that kind of spread is hard to achieve though, you could make hundreds of videos all designed to go viral and get nowhere. On the other hand, you can make one video where your star accidentally injures himself and end up going viral overnight. The problem is that you rarely can fake it. The internet has a good nose for the authenticity and can smell…Continue
The difference between cheating and playing smart is often a very thin line. In social media, the line gets a little thicker.
This is an exercise that I wish I had time to perform more often.…Continue
Click on the image on the right to view the full color brochure for the 2013 Digital Marketing Strategies Conference (DMSC), hosted by FCE.
This year the conference will be limited to 250 progressive dealership…Continue
Added by Brian Pasch on November 14, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Still haunted by the ghost of the 14 million vehicles recalled for faulty floor mats and brake pedals, Japanese automaker Toyota Motors announced today that it would be recalling another 3 million cars – including 67,000 Prius models – due to a defect in…Continue
Added by Stephen Jackson on November 14, 2012 at 8:39am — No Comments
Go Virtual / izmocars solution provides Nissan dealers in Mexico with stable and progressive website technology while supporting Nissan Mexicana’s brand values and lead generation efforts
San Francisco, CA and Mexico City, Mexico – November 14, 2012 – izmocars (www.izmocars.com), the world's leader in interactive media content for the automotive industry, today announced…Continue
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