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The American auto industry's sizzling sales pace this past…Continue
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Make Money Mondays with Sean V. Bradley - Special Edition With General Sales Manager Charlie…
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What do I mean by that, you may ask...
All of you know that the term "conversion" has several meanings, ultimately. One meaning could be converting a lead into a sale. One could mean converting a past sale into a new one or an upgrade. And there are many meanings. However, what it ALWAYS means is a successful 'upgrade' of the status of that consumer through your marketing and sales pipeline. Right?
So, you've heard a ton of recent expertise on what is, right now,…Continue
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Discussing "Pay Plans", Commissions, Bonuses (And WHY) Inside an Automotive Internet Sales 20 Group - Sean V.…
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Three Must-Have Gadgets For The Automotive Professional
I am always on the lookout for technology that will enable my clients to be more efficient and effective in selling to and servicing their customers. I am excited to share with you three of my current favorites, which will seriously enhance the way you and your dealership engage, intrigue,…Continue
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Dealer employees can submit a video walk-around that features themselves in a video walk-around. The car featured can be new or used, but the person in the video must be a current employee of the car dealership.
The videos will be judged by an industry panel that includes …Continue
Added by Stan Sher on September 16, 2011 at 11:35pm — No Comments
The May 9th issue Automotive News opens with a story about the reversal of fortunes for the Detroit 3 compared to the state of US automotive manufacturers five years ago. According to Automotive News :
"Toyota and Nissan expect to lose money for the next 6 months. Honda says it will suspend June and July dealer orders for vehicles built in Japan."
The impact of the Tsunami on critical car components and factories…Continue
Added by Brian Pasch on May 11, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The rose, the symbol of love, beauty and romance can teach us a thing or five about social media. I bet you never looked at a rose and thought, wow rose that's deep. But in this post I am going to share with you five insights…Continue
The largest Wiki website for the automotive industry is located at http://www.CarDealerWiki.org and its amazing to see what innovative dealers are doing to leverage this platform.
In this post there is also a special section for Fiat Dealers, so read on. You'll be pleased with the tips on marketing your new Fiat…Continue
Added by Ken Beam on February 9, 2011 at 4:45am — No Comments
As I mystery shop automotive dealers on a weekly basis, I am amazed at the lack of follow up phone skills that are still out there. Even more, I am amazed at the lack of follow up attempts that most Internet and BDC departments have. This is either lack of training, lack of…
Added by Stan Sher on February 2, 2011 at 10:05am — No Comments
The 2011 Digital Marketing Strategies Conference (DMSC) scheduled February 1-3, 2011 just prior to the 2011 NADA Convention has exceeded its pre-registration goals. Brian Pasch, CEO of PCG Digital Marketing, who is organizing the conference, attributed the pre-registration success to dealers focusing on education.
“In a recent survey conducted…