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How To Use Social Media to Tick Off Your Customers

What’s worse: to not have a presence on social media or to have one that does more harm than good?

Neither is an option for dealers in 2011. You have to have a social media presence with a bare minimum of Twitter and Facebook. Your presence must be active. It doesn’t have to be super-strong or…


Added by J.D. Rucker on February 17, 2011 at 11:57pm — 1 Comment

Here Is How You Can Get More People To Click On Your Links And Come To Your Site…


Added by TERRY GIBSON on February 17, 2011 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Revolutionary Social Media

Social media has been featured a lot lately in the headlines but not as we might have suspected, either as an advertising tool or because a celebrity reveled some shocking personal information.   No instead it is being credited with helping spread freedom of speech and creating revolution.

Recent events in Egypt have proved without a shadow of a doubt that social media reaches far beyond entertainment and advertising.  In the past traditional media was the only way to infuse public… Continue

Added by Paul Potratz on February 17, 2011 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Presidents` Day Super Sales Event at Douglas Volkswagen! Discounted 2013 VW`s!

Please call Dan Beckelman Internet Specialist at 908-277-3300 x 244 for more details or to

schedule an appointment. Be sure to let him know that you received our Presidents` Day

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Added by Ken Beam on February 17, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The BlackHole of Lost Internet Sales

Who Services Internet Sales Leads When Your Internet Salespeople are Busy with Customers?



Added by Keith Shetterly on February 17, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

The 2010 U.S. Digital Year in Review

If you haven't seen this I would highly recommend you download this free white paper - the most comprehensive stats I've found on the growth of social media, smartphones and mobile:


What statistics surprise you, if any?  I think the 8% decline of…


Added by Stan Bradbury on February 17, 2011 at 11:17am — No Comments

The Automotive Social Media Mindset

Before learning techniques, you must enter into a social media mindset. Being active and involved in social networks currently is not necessarily the only thing that you’ll need to enter into the right mindset. You’ll have to step away from the selling part of business to understand the best way to sell on social media.…


Added by J.D. Rucker on February 17, 2011 at 10:33am — No Comments

1 Reason NOT to attend Digital Dealer 10


I spoke to Mike Roscoe today and he shared his perspective on what can now be dubbed "The Situation" of the automotive world (Fitting since Brian Pasch is from Jersey!). While it is clear we share different opinions on the what, the who and the why, I appreciate that he took the time to debate. Beyond that I have nothing to add as I agree with Mike that some…

Added by Timothy Martell on February 17, 2011 at 9:00am — 40 Comments

Our Industry Needs More Educational Opportunities in 2011

Automotive Education In my short time being active in the automotive marketing community, my passion has always been focused on dealer education.

I have been blessed traveling around the country meeting dealers at conferences and 20 Groups. From my travels it is clear that dealers and managers are hungry for education and winning…


Added by Brian Pasch on February 16, 2011 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment


After reading a recent Facebook post by Hubspot “that Tuesdays at 11am is one of the worst possible times to send your email campaigns,” I started to take notice of how I reacted to emails as they entered my inbox.  You see, like you, I’m not only a marketer, but I’m also a consumer.  My various email inboxes are also inundated with communications from retail stores to technology and social media related…


Added by Stacy Mueller on February 16, 2011 at 7:52pm — No Comments

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Join the fast growing family of dealerships that have transformed their online sales process with the first online negotiation utility that reaches out to generate new leads and navigate the sales process automatically.

This proven software will allow your dealerships to drive more traffic to your showroom, phone as well as bringing in a new wave of buyers previously lost by most auto dealerships.

myNegotiation is revolutionizing the industry by reaching out to buyers who…


Added by TERRY GIBSON on February 16, 2011 at 10:21am — No Comments

Automotive SEO Strategies Should Include

The largest Wiki website for the automotive industry is located at and its exciting to see what innovative dealers are doing to leverage this platform.

First, CarDealerWiki is free to create, update, and add pages about your dealership. You can create pages for sales, service, parts, new cars, used cars, and the possibilities are endless.

With all this power,…


Added by Brian Pasch on February 16, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

2011 Innovative Dealer Summit in Denver on March 30th

One of the highlights of last year's speaking circuit was the Innovative Dealer Summit, organized by the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (CADA). 

Tim Jackson and his team did an excellent job at setting the "high mark" for a one-day automotive conference.

This year the conference will be held on March 30th and its an add day event.  The…


Added by Brian Pasch on February 16, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments

Overposting Drives Away Dealership Facebook Fans; Data and Charts Show Big Disconnect

Overposting Drives Automotive Consumer Facebook Fans Away From Dealerships

The most-frequently cited reason Facebook users give for “unliking” a dealership's Fan Page is that the dealer…


Added by Ralph Paglia on February 15, 2011 at 11:00pm — 9 Comments

Colorado Custom Motorsports Show at Springs Spree 2011

Gotta Lovett Promotions is proud to announce the Colorado Custom Motorsports Show!

For 2011, the Colorado Custom Motorsports Show will be at Springs Spree, at Memorial Park, in Colorado Springs, CO, June 18th and…


Added by Ray Lovett on February 15, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Facebook And Other Social Networks Continue Torrid Growth Rates - New Market Research Data

Latest Data Shows Facebook Surging While Other Social Networks Gain Traction

Social networking category leader Facebook continued its momentum as it amassed millions of new users and…


Added by Ralph Paglia on February 15, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Facebook Rolls Out New Brand Page Design


Added by Ralph Paglia on February 15, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Potential of PURLS


The more you can communicate to your customers in multiple channels the better. PURL’s often allow you to capture information via the internet that can be used to help you understand your clients. A PURL is one of the best ways to increase the response rate on your Automotive Direct Mail . PURL…


Added by AutoQueen Christine on February 15, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Porsche Celebrates One Million Facebook Fans With Special 911 GT3 R Hybrid

Porsche Celebrates One Million Facebook Fans With Special 911 GT3 R Hybrid

As first reported on …


Added by Ralph Paglia on February 15, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Speed Wins: Making the Most Sales from Vehicle Internet Leads

For online vehicle sales, the Internet is the modern incarnation of the old saying “the early bird gets the worm.”  Customers will come to the dealership of the first salesperson answering quickly and effectively to their needs. Are you that dealership and salesperson?  You need to be if you want the most…


Added by Keith Shetterly on February 15, 2011 at 8:59am — No Comments

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