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AutoUSA Announces Free White Paper for Auto Dealers: Pre-Qualified Payment Marketing with Payment Pro

Fort Lauderdale, FL – September 24th, 2012— AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions ( announced today the availability of a free white paper for auto dealers, titled Pre-Qualified Payment Marketing: Converting…


Added by Josh Vajda on September 24, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

PCG Digital Marketing to Support Team Pasch for NF Walk.

Hi all. I am reaching out to share what we are doing to support my son. Hope you can help if you choose. 

The Children’s Tumor Foundation will be holding the Central Jersey NF Walk on Sunday, October 14, 2012. Taking place in Holmdel Park, the walk will benefit children with neurofibromatosis (NF) by raising awareness and funds. PCG Digital Marketing, an Internet marketing agency in New Jersey, is proud to sponsor a team and participate in the walk.



Added by Glenn Pasch on September 24, 2012 at 7:34am — No Comments

Apple Prioritizes Facebook Integration With iOS6

Facebook and Apple are two of the most influential companies on the internet today, but they’ve never really worked well together. The fault falls mostly on Facebook. Their mobile application has been notoriously buggy and all the functionality it promised was never truly delivered. When Apple released iOS 5,…


Added by Timothy Martell on September 24, 2012 at 6:58am — No Comments

Why Car Dealers Should NEVER Ignore Complaints Published via Social Media

Why Ignoring Social Media Complaints Is a Huge Mistake

From Forbes,

Written by:

Roger Dooley,

Forbes Contributor…


Added by Ralph Paglia on September 21, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Are Dealers Getting Closer to embracing Transparency?

As many people, companies and dealerships are finding out there are no more secrets on the Internet.  A Digital Air Strike study indicated 69% of consumers said dealership reviews had an impact on which dealers they visited.   Is it time to convey how you really treat your customers?   I invite you to watch this video about how the world is becoming more open.   It's not specifically about auto retailing but you will see the connection.




Added by Mark Dubis on September 21, 2012 at 10:20am — 1 Comment

Live Chat: What Auto Dealers Need to Know to Get It Done Right

Regional Director of sales for ActivEngage  Discusses Live Chat: What Auto Dealers  Need to Know to Get It Done Right 

DETROIT, MI – SEPTEMBER, 2012 – Ralph D. Ebersole, a regional director of sales for ActivEngage, is sharing his expertise with automotive dealers and managers about live chat: what dealers and managers need to know to get it done…


Added by Stephen Jackson on September 21, 2012 at 9:36am — No Comments

The Death of the BeBack (Fight)!

Mathematically and certainly, the BeBack Fight is dead.  JD Power shows us in the graph below that the average dealerships visited by vehicle shoppers dropped from 4.1 in 2005 to 1.3 in 2010.  Don’t expect 2012 to raise that number.…


Added by Keith Shetterly on September 21, 2012 at 9:30am — 17 Comments

PCG Weekly Education Digest - Week of September 21, 2012

Weekly Digest via PCG Digital Marketing

Brian Pasch, Latest Google Research Places Dealership Websites In Top Influencer Role

Brian breaks down the latest research from the…


Added by Mandy Saffer on September 21, 2012 at 9:15am — No Comments

A Social Media Hiring Strategy

Social media marketing is a time-consuming endeavor, and not all of us are hip to the language of tweets and likes. But that’s okay – you can find young professionals who are already devoted to social media – and they’ll often work for free! I’m talking of course about interns, a magical breed of ambitious,…


Added by Stephen Jackson on September 21, 2012 at 8:14am — No Comments

Android or iPhone? Help select an ISM's next phone

So, here's my dilemma. I get to replace my smartphone in the next month or two.

I am an internet sales manager.  I take calls, I take photos, I check email and, of course, I have a mobile CRM tool.

I use a few apps, too.  Like vAuto, and the Chevy mobile…


Added by Joshua Michael Friedman on September 21, 2012 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

VinSolutions Recognized for Pinnacle Platform Performance and Best Integrated Website with 2012 AWA Awards

VinSolutions was selected by PCG Consulting to receive two 2012 Automotive Website Awards in the Best Website Platform category.    


VinSolutions, an industry-leading provider of Internet-based Customer Relations Management (CRM) and Internet Lead Management (ILM) software was recognized with two Automotive Website Awards (AWAs): Pinnacle Platform Performance and Best Integrated Website.



Added by Joey Little on September 21, 2012 at 7:40am — No Comments

Gerber's Great Facebook Contest

Running contests on social media is a risky proposition. It has to be just the right idea, and it has to be handled just the right way. Today, I want to take a look at one recent contest that has completely taken over…


Added by Timothy Martell on September 21, 2012 at 6:54am — No Comments

The Digital Lunchroom

The innately complex world of …


Added by Kathleen Perley on September 21, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

New Google Panda Update Starts Rolling Out - SEO Practitioners on Red Alert!

For all you Google SEO freaks out there in the ADM Professional Community, here is some information about the next update to Google's Panda SERP Ranking and Indexing Algorithm from Search Engine Land.

Google’s announced that another Panda…


Added by Ralph Paglia on September 20, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

AutoCon2012 Workshop - Dealer Compliance in a Digital Age

I thought ADM members would like to have access to as many of the AutoCon presentations as possible, so here's my contribution:

AutoCon2012 Workshop - Dealer Compliance in a Digital Age



Added by Jim Radogna on September 20, 2012 at 8:58pm — 2 Comments

Golf instead of baseball! The new mentality you need to have when working with todays customers

"It's a numbers game" "swing for the fences" these quotes and many others have been sung by most sales managers including myself over the years and for the most part it was true. If you've been in this business for 15 years or less aside from the past 4 years have been very…


Added by Matthew Smolik on September 20, 2012 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Don't Forget to Change Your Twitter Header

Twitter has a new profile format. Unfortunately, most of the manufacturers haven't taken full advantage of it yet. Don't make their mistake.

Ford is one of the only ones that has already changed their's. It's not great - they picked an image that made reading the text a challenge - but at least they…


Added by J.D. Rucker on September 20, 2012 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Change Your Culture - Become Certified Female Friendly

Added by Jody DeVere on September 20, 2012 at 7:15am — No Comments

Twitter Announces Profile Updates

On the TODAY show earlier this week Twitter SEO, Dick Costolo made a live appearance to announce updates to the Twitter experience. The changes will affect the look and feel of profiles both on and on their mobile apps for iPad, iPhone, and Android. Twitter users will now have the option of a…


Added by Timothy Martell on September 20, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

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