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Jeff Kershner is an impostor, a liar and his website is CRAP!

Is it true? Is Jeff Kershner floating around industry roundtables and conventions posing as Ralph Paglia?

Apparently it is. There were rumors in the past about this foul play but until now there had been no real evidence. This is a serious offense and what many would call a hideous act of identity theft.

Unlike the show-off or poseur who fails to deceive people, Jeff Kershner succeeds at least for a while in charming his audience into believing he…


Added by Jeff Kershner on November 10, 2008 at 10:00pm — 14 Comments

If You're Dealership Isn’t Using 800 Numbers To Track Internet Marketing Your Doomed!

Yes, it’s true! I am sure this isn’t news to many of the Internet Marketing Professionals that read this blog but I hope that many dealers come across this post or perhaps fellow members of ADM pass this post on to their clients, or bosses. One of the worst parts of Internet Marketing is when it goes untracked; this is by far the worst because what makes internet marketing the best is that fact that is so easy to track. There will never be a better way to track ROI on dealership marketing… Continue

Added by Indie Results on November 10, 2008 at 7:00pm — 6 Comments

Check out my new radio show with Whitney Keyes every Friday at 10am PDT

This week's topic is below and can be directly applied to selling cars on Facebook.

It is really hard to get your message out to the right audience and communities like Facebook are great tools to do just that. In this show we are going to cover: -Facebook in general and why to use it -Facebook for business -Facebook Pages -Facebook Ads -Facebook Applications and whatever else we can squeeze into 30 minutes. Be sure to call in or submit your questions early so we can cover… Continue

Added by Rick Rochon on November 10, 2008 at 10:07am — 1 Comment

Cut Through the Bull- Take the Time to Do Your Own Research

After working in the car business for many years, and having the esteemed luxury of being able to dive in head first without any prior automobile experience I quickly found out that there were a lot of places to get “help”. With piles of trade magazines, weekly advice from OEM’s, and hundreds of websites out on the web to search through I found there were a lot of people sharing “advice”. It wasn’t until after I left the dealership did I really start to see the truth. At this point I should… Continue

Added by Indie Results on November 10, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

Process, Patience, Persistence, Perseverance

Mix your favorite drink or prepare your favorite meal and just before you are able to enjoy it, stop. Or miss one of the critical ingredients in that favorite food. Better yet, invite someone over for a lavish meal and forget to make anything. When you miss part of the process, the results are not what you want, period.

Think about this equation for a little while:

Success = Thought x Action + Time

Thought: Positive attitude governs everything you do;… Continue

Added by Gary May on November 10, 2008 at 7:33am — No Comments

AdAgencyOnline.Net Reviews ecarlist On Automotive Advertising Experts

AdagencyOnline.Net is, recognized by the automotive advertising industry as “The One Stop Site For All Of Your Automotive Advertising Needs.” The free automotive advertising resource / networking portal hosts a blog talk radio station focused on the auto industry, “WAAOL, All Automotive Advertising News All The Time.” The station anchors several live blog talk radio “call in” shows that… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on November 10, 2008 at 6:30am — No Comments

Kelley Blue Book eNetworking Meeting in NY Metro on November 12, 2008

Kelley Blue Book eNetwork Brunch - New York/New Jersey, November 12, 2008, Sheraton Suites on the Hudson, Weehawken, New Jersey

Last year received nearly 4 million visits from the Chicago area! They tell us, and we'll tell you...WHO they are, HOW they shop, WHY they buy.

Join us for this fast-paced workshop to…


Added by Ralph Paglia on November 8, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Are Your Customers DOA?

It is time to remember once again who holds the cards at dealerships. If you have forgotten, go to a retailer of choice at lunch or after work today and watch carefully how your interaction and transaction develops with the salesperson. This is not to say that consumers are in the same state of mind going out to buy a new flat-screen TV as they are for a vehicle purchase. By the same token, shouldn't one of the larger investments people ever make be met by a solid professional who knows how to… Continue

Added by Gary May on November 8, 2008 at 1:56am — No Comments

AdAgencyOnline.Net Features eBay Motors Best Practices On Automotive Advertising Experts

AdagencyOnline.Net , a free automotive advertising resource portal, interviewed Clayton Stanfield, Senior Manager Dealer Training for eBay Motors, on their blog talk radio station, “WAAOL, All Automotive Advertising News All The Time.” This is the third time that eBay Motors has been featured on the blog talk radio show, “… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on November 7, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

Lead Scoring: Revolutionary Break Through or Arbitrary Misleading System

After listening to an interview on Blog Talk radio with Michael Spadafore, Global Director, Consumer & Commercial Marketing for R.L. Polk & Company outlining the new lead scoring system they are providing to help out the Detroit Trading Company rate the leads they are selling we had a lot of mixed feelings. Basically, there is a pool of leads for dealerships to choose from, Polk uses their magic algorithm to assign each lead a score, basically a likelihood of purchase, then that lead is… Continue

Added by Indie Results on November 6, 2008 at 11:30am — 23 Comments

Odds and ends

I have several domain names that I'd like to sell (,, etc). If you know of a good place to offer auto related names and/or a blog, please drop me a note.

Added by on November 6, 2008 at 10:33am — 2 Comments

AdAgencyOnline.Net Accepts CityTwist As Preferred Automotive Advertising Vendor

AdagencyOnline.Net is extremely selective when reviewing automotive advertising vendors to list as “preferred automotive advertising vendors” on their free automotive advertising resource / networking portal. The affiliated automotive advertising agencies of Ad Agency Online, L.L.C. that support AdAgencyOnline.Net tune into the site’s blog talk radio station, “WAAOL, All Automotive… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on November 6, 2008 at 6:33am — No Comments

What Car Dealers Can Learn from Obama's Campaign.

Consider who Obama was going up against; a Veteran, a Maverick, the old trusty Ford that has been turning it's wheels for a long time.

To me it resembles the dealer down the road that has been around for over 30 years, sorta doing the same thing over and over. They're not a bad dealer, maybe family owned, their reputation is average to above but their customer… Continue

Added by Jeff Kershner on November 6, 2008 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Five Reasons For Auto Dealers To Do Automotive Advertising Online With

1. Free Listings

As car dealers, you assume that “nothing is free.”,

(ECL), challenges that assumption by offering free listings for every new

car, every certified used car and every used car on your lot. Not free for


2. No Pressure to Upgrade

How can offer free listings FOREVER? It’s simple -’s business model builds value and proven R.O.I. in

OPTIONAL… Continue

Added by Meg on November 5, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments Recognizes Frank Kent Motor Co. For Best Practices In Automotive Advertising

At, we appreciate creativity in automotive advertising! We saw Frank Kent Motor Co, a Fort Worth Dealership, running an interesting promotion last week so we are passing it along to you guys!

The dealership started an interesting new sales promo on They are giving away 50 shares of General Motors stock to the first 100 customers who purchase any new vehicle. This well timed promotion has caught the attention of many in the auto industry and it is a… Continue

Added by Meg on November 5, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Affordable Thesis Statements on the Web

Our team which comprises of Phd and master's level writers can provide you the most cost-effective Thesis Statement with easy payment options. We offer several free features on our Thesis service and have made our price structure flexible to ensure that our customers who have financial limitations are able to place their orders without any difficulty.

Added by Rick on November 5, 2008 at 3:06am — 1 Comment

Lesson 1: Know Thyself... The Journey Begins

Lesson 1: Know Thyself… The journey begins

We all know at the end of the day that if a vehicle is not sold, no one makes money. A very simple and basic tenet of commission based selling we are all familiar with. The root principle of this model is that more traffic drives more sales. Thus, dealerships’ advertising spend was based on a linear 1+1=2 model—Dealership A spends $X in advertising for a linear return.

The internet has exploded that model from 1+1=2 to 1+1=3. How… Continue

Added by Andy Warner on November 4, 2008 at 9:00pm — No Comments

AdAgencyOnline.Net Presents eBay Motors Automotive Advertising Best Practices

AdagencyOnline.Net has reviewed eBayMotors.Com several times on their blog talk radio station, “WAAOL, All Automotive Advertising News All The Time.” This week’s “Automotive Advertising Experts” show scheduled for Friday, November 07th, 2008 could not be at a better time for automotive advertising agencies anxious to listen and… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on November 4, 2008 at 10:00am — No Comments


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Added by icoft roke on November 4, 2008 at 12:23am — 3 Comments

AdAgencyOnline.Net Promotes Colliers Abood Wood-Fay On Automotive Advertising Portal

AdagencyOnline.Net reviews automotive advertising vendors that offer cutting edge automotive advertising applications on their blog talk radio station, “WAAOL, All Automotive Advertising News All The Time.” This week’s “Lunch With Phil Discussing Automotive Advertising” show scheduled for Wednesday, November 05th, 2008 has… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on November 3, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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