I read this blog, and found it very interesting I think you will too!
It's about a Subaru dealership that won't hire experienced car salespeople - and the results they are having.
We have all experienced the new person… Continue
Added by Tobias Sedillos on April 1, 2010 at 3:00pm —
A golf buddy of mine recently commented that he had over 300 Facebook "friends" and that he was getting tired of trying to come up with something interesting enough to post everyday. "How many of these folks do you actually know", I asked. He just shrugged.
Turns out that he really only knows about 45 of the folks who frequent his page but felt that having more contacts was always desireable. He actually felt guilty if he wasn't providing fresh content for people he didn't… Continue
Added by Richard Hamel on April 1, 2010 at 2:53pm —
Before you get out the razor sharp pen and begin to craft your devastating critical comments about my title statement… Please let me clarify….
I AM NOT TALKING ABOUT ME!!!!
In fact, I am writing about a conversation with a Northern California Toyota dealer today in which he made a statement that went like this….
“After 34 years in the car business.. the amount of… Continue
Added by Mark Burack on April 1, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Here is a link to my blog with all of the details and changes: http://blog.liquidmotors.com/2010/04/01/ebay-motors-seller-changes-are-now-live/
Here are some of the highlights:
Since Vehicles sellers have a different sales frequency and Dealers are held to industry-accepted performance standards we’ve decided to introduce unique requirements for eBay Motors Vehicles… Continue
Added by Terry Holbrook on April 1, 2010 at 9:26am —
Added by Ralph Paglia on March 31, 2010 at 11:30pm —
...with Tommi… Continue
Added by charles bayer on March 31, 2010 at 6:30pm —
Is Your Social Marker Good or Bad?
Added by Lisa Sarata on March 31, 2010 at 12:00pm —
I am sure we all have seen or heard about this new television show. The boss of a company dons a disguise so its employees won’t recognize him and he gets hired to work on the front lines of his company. The point is to see what working conditions the people in his company work under
and possibly hear how they feel about the company and its leadership.
a little too cliché for my taste, but I am far from a TV critic. Still, it did make me think, what if the boss of your… Continue
Added by Glenn Pasch on March 31, 2010 at 4:44am —
Automotive Dealer live chat
is a great way to increase the amount of automotive Internet leads from your website. Here are five quick tips to improve your online conversations and convert more website visitors into ready to buy shoppers.
Make it easy
- If you require name, email etc to even start the conversation your results will be limited. The fewer barriers you have for shoppers to engage the more… Continue
Added by Todd Smith on March 30, 2010 at 3:58pm —
Grubbs Infiniti - Tech Corner
Bluetooth Audio Streaming
Just the other day I had a friend post on Facebook that they can't figure out how to post replies to their friends on Facebook and they keep posting on their own wall instead of their friends. If you think of all of the technology that exists now a days with cell phones, iPods (now iPads as well), WiFi and other devices it's sometimes challenging to understand how it all works. We don't… Continue
Added by Brian Hasenbauer on March 30, 2010 at 8:33am —
I have an import auto client in Cerritos, California who has asked me to locate an Internet Manager to head things up for them. If you know of anyone looking to make a change please let me know or have them contact me; Chuck@impactgroupcrm.com or call me @ 540.746.9988. Thanks
Added by Chuck Barker on March 30, 2010 at 3:54am —
Auto industry social networks like AutomotiveDigitalMarketing.Com, DealerRefresh.Com, DrivingSales.Com, AdAgencyOnline.Net, DealerElite.Net -- and the list goes on -- all have different rules and… Continue
Added by Philip Zelinger on March 29, 2010 at 3:02pm —
Just the other day I had a friend post on Facebook that they can't figure out how to post replies to their friends on Facebook and they keep posting on their own wall instead of their friends. If you think of all of the technology that exists now a days with cell phones, iPods (now iPads as well), WiFi and other devices it's sometimes challenging to understand how it all works. We don't have all the answers but we wanted to try and point you in the right direction or maybe give you… Continue
Added by Brian Hasenbauer on March 29, 2010 at 1:42pm —
Added by Ralph Paglia on March 29, 2010 at 1:00pm —
Of course they edited it quite a bit, but here's my article in the April online edition: http://wardsdealer.com/latest/internet_directors_opinion_100329/. Some of you might recognize parts of the content from some of my… Continue
Added by Keith Shetterly on March 29, 2010 at 1:00pm —
“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”
Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear – Frank Herbert -…
Added by Brian Pasch on March 29, 2010 at 11:30am —
Some dealerships earn distinction among their peers, in particular, in areas of dealership performance such as sales, service or customer satisfaction. Very few dealerships, however put it all together as Acton Toyota has done.
I just saw where they won the awards for:
*Board of Governors
*Customer Service Advisory
*Customer Relations Excellence
Added by Richard Hamel on March 29, 2010 at 8:36am —
After all of the bashing by the Government and National Press, news now surfaces that Toyota had sent its first warning to 1500 Lexus and Toyota dealerships over three years ago. Toyota notified it's dealership network and the public through an established industry method known as a "Technical Service Bulletin".(A Technical Service Bulletin (TSB), is a communication between a manufacturer and its dealerships that can serve as an update to publications, describe parts updates, or… Continue
Added by Richard Hamel on March 29, 2010 at 8:34am —
This week I had the opportunity to share the company of a few very established and credible Internet Consultants in the car business on a conference call including one dealer who had reached out for help, and (I think) 100 more across the country just to listen… Continue
Added by Megan E. Bucher on March 29, 2010 at 6:34am —
Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Marketing for Car Dealers
Okay, I admit that at first light, social media marketing (SMM) may appear like child’s play, so easy that a typical… Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on March 28, 2010 at 3:30pm —