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What Non-Verbal Messages Are You Sending Women?

How can your business improve non-verbal communication skills with women customers and create a better overall experience. Reputation management and creating positive word-of-mouth with women begins and ends with how effectively you communicate with her verbally and non-verbally during her entire experience with…

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Added by Jody DeVere on November 13, 2010 at 11:22am — No Comments

Problem: Drive Traffic in Short Time ANSWER: Automotive Internet Marketing



Problem: You need to drive traffic in a short amount of time to your business



Answer: AUTOMOTIVE INTERNET MARKETING!!



You may be asking yourself what is Automotive Internet Marketing and can it…

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Added by AutoQueen Christine on November 12, 2010 at 4:03pm — No Comments

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Just click the picture below & you`ll be one step closer!






Where else? Only at Douglas.…



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Added by Ken Beam on November 12, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Using Groupon to Promote your Car Dealership

Using Groupon to Promote your Car Dealership

It might be difficult to sell cars using Groupon, but selling the services your Dealership provides would be a piece of cake.



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Added by Paul Potratz on November 11, 2010 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Tweeting for Attention: Follow Hyundai’s Example

Normally nosy bloggers post the first spy pics of a new car model, but this time Hyundai itself has revealed a spy shot of the 2011 Elantra on its official Twitter account. This clever image leak is a great example of automotive social media marketing.

Twitter for Automotive Marketing

The tweet simply said, “Self-Spy-Photo: Just received this from our…

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Added by Paul Potratz on November 11, 2010 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Going Mobile: Messaging Can Take Sales to Another Level

As more and more consumers use smart phones and iPods® for both business and personal use, technology – yet again – has offered both automotive direct and customer retention marketing managers yet another avenue to reach consumers: mobile marketing.



At the recent 9th Digital Dealers Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada last month,…

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Added by Stacy Mueller on November 11, 2010 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Google's Recent Search Engine Changes Present New Opportunities For Autofusion Dealers!

As Google's search algorithms change, so does Autofusion's methods of making sure our dealers stay at the head of the pack.

Original Article: http://www.autofusion.com/m/201011_googlemapupdate/

Added by Richelle Farley on November 11, 2010 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Building Relationships on LinkedIn for Auto Dealers



Professionals from all industries are creating profiles on LinkedIn to network with others. In turn, auto dealers need to take advantage of LinkedIn to build relationships on a more professional level than through Facebook.



Car buyers may check out your dealership and employees’ profiles before purchasing a car, and so the more content they can find, the better. You may be able to network with potential buyers yourself, and LinkedIn offers one more opportunity to…

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Added by Paul Potratz on November 10, 2010 at 11:13am — 1 Comment

Diversify Reviews: Taking Advantage of Google's Changes to Reviews and SEO

In the first part of this 7-step series, we discussed "Cleaning Your House" and how dealers can make an immediate impact by expanding their market area and putting out the right information in their Google Places profile (since it's being displayed in many organic search results now).



This is part two of the series. "Diversifying Reviews" is such an important aspect of your… Continue

Added by J.D. Rucker on November 10, 2010 at 10:55am — 1 Comment

Creative Revolution for Car Dealers

For many car dealerships, I am beginning to hear a slight optimism. When you talk with them, you hear “I’m not out of the woods yet, but I am getting there.” A positive trend is swirling around the nation. For others, especially the thousand of dealerships that were forced to close their doors, they were either forced to sell other brands or have been forced to reinvent themselves. But all in all, you see the dust is settling and things are starting to… Continue

Added by AutoQueen Christine on November 10, 2010 at 9:53am — No Comments

Ancira Auto Group Gets Great Results with UltraCare PPM

Automotive News did a great write up today about how the Ancira Auto Group is killing it in the service department and F&I selling Prepaid Maintenance Programs. Read more:…

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Added by sara callahan on November 10, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

Happy Holidays!!!!!~~~~~

When possible, send a short, handwritten card thanking each client for the opportunity of doing business with them. If that isn’t possible, have a card pre-made and sign your name—but the more personal you make the note, the better.





Not sure what to say? We suggest, “During this time of Thanksgiving, I want to express my deep appreciation for very special clients like you.” Keep it simple and direct!





Send your most loyal clients a special thank you gift, coupon… Continue

Added by SUSAN HAIR on November 10, 2010 at 7:01am — No Comments

MPI eBook Helps Auto Dealers Create Stellar Service Advisor Results



NOVEMBER 1, 2010 --- Mobile Productivity, Inc., (MPi) (…

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Added by sara callahan on November 10, 2010 at 5:32am — No Comments

Direct and to the Point: How to be Proactive in your Automotive Marketing

Recently, we delved into the topic of reputation management and how online communities have impacted automotive sales and marketing efforts. In that posting, we highlighted two tenets that are front and center in those strategies – reactive and proactive marketing.



We noted that proactive marketing acts as a guide that sets the course of your direct automotive marketing Missy Jensen - DMEautomotivecampaigns. In that same breath, we noted it provides direct marketing professionals an… Continue

Added by Stacy Mueller on November 9, 2010 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Social Media Meets Search Engine

Bing has announced plans to integrate with Facebook to show which pages your friends like. As long as you’re logged into your Facebook account, you will see your friends’ profile images and names under search results for pages they like.



This new feature will help to make your auto dealership Facebook page more visible. When friends of your fans search, they will see that their friends like your page. As you build fans and encourage more people to like the page, searchers will be more… Continue

Added by Paul Potratz on November 9, 2010 at 12:35pm — No Comments

Incentives Management

Do you believe having new vehicle incentives on your website's inventory page is helpful? If they're current & automatically updated, by VIN, would that generate + leads / sales for your dealership?

If you could add incentives to your site, would you? What benefits do you see? What drawbacks? Does this create / improve trust between you, your dealership and your customers? If the application was smart enough to display the better deal - Factory…

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Added by Gregg Henton on November 9, 2010 at 12:03pm — 2 Comments

AdAgencyOnline.Net Reviews TK Carsites For Automotive Advertising Agencies Focused On Internet Based Marketing

AdAgencyOnline.Net, an automotive advertising resource / networking portal supported by a national network of independent automotive advertising agencies, will be reviewing TK Carsites on their blog talk radio station WAAOL, All Automotive Advertising News All The Time. Philip Zelinger, the President of Ad Agency Online,…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on November 9, 2010 at 7:44am — No Comments

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