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If you are active on Twitter, you might have already noticed the addition of a tiny lightning bolt icon up in the menu bar where you can find your mentions or direct messages. Last week, Twitter launched Moments, a new feature that makes it easier for users to stay up-to-date with what’s happening in…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on October 21, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
I sat down recently with one of our Digital Performance Managers, Kelly, to get an inside look an inside look at her daily life and best practices.
Kelly was asked what she feels as the most important aspects of her job, which she stated, “I think the most important part of my job is…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on October 13, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
My generation was fortunate to grow up during an era of emerging technologies and we were able to experiment with them as they came to the surface. The most prominent of these technologies, without a shadow of a doubt, would be computers and the Internet.
Added by Paul Potratz on October 1, 2015 at 11:50am — No Comments
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me, right? Wrong. Weak, or, wimpy words are an epidemic that needs to be put to rest.
Respect is something we all want to gain within our every day lives and within our professional lives. Eliminating any aspect that could take…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on September 19, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Currently, the automotive industry is at an all time high for vehicles sold. Yet, as the old saying goes, what goes up must come down. Our team is confident not only in ourselves, but our clients as well. We are watching the stock market closely in anticipation of a curveball headed our way.
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Our team has outlined 10 tips, tricks, and best practices for sales and gaining new business.
Added by Paul Potratz on August 29, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
No doubt you have heard the saying “happy wife, happy life”, right? Of course, I think we all have. The same concept holds true for your customers. We live in an age where word of mouth, reviews, and referrals can make or break a company. When you make a customer happy, your chances of them coming back time…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on August 28, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
For many of us email management isn’t always a top priority, but perhaps that is something we need to change. By doing so, you can cut the clutter; reduce your stress and delegate tasks to your employees and coworkers.
One of our team leaders utilizes a method he calls the…Continue
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Our team is use to attaching their cameras to a jib crane system in order to achieve a wide shot for our clients.…Continue
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Mobile Marketing at Your Dealership
Does your dealership have a Mobile Marketing Campaign in place yet? Cell Phones have become necessities in every day life and are beginning to replace the more traditional land lines. Your dealership now has the power to get your Sales & Service Incentives directly into your customers hands via their cell phone.
The most pivotal ingredient of any Mobile Marketing campaign for Car Dealers is Text…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on December 21, 2010 at 7:44am — No Comments
QR Codes for Automotive Text Message Marketing Campaigns
Text Message Marketing with QR Codes
Text Message Marketing is a great way for an Automotive Dealership to promote inventory and service to your valued customers. Much like E-Mail Marketing, Text Message Marketing requires customers to opt in before they are given updates from your Dealership. Starting a Text Message Marketing Campaign for your dealership is a bit easier when using a QR Code.
Added by Paul Potratz on December 17, 2010 at 11:29am — No Comments
Yahoo! Local for Auto Dealers
Yahoo! Local has created an algorithm to gather content from local blogs, newspapers and local retailers to create another great opportunity for Auto Dealers. Although this service remains as a Limited Beta there are more cities being added rapidly. This is an attempt by Yahoo! to aggregate deals from sites like Living Social and Groupon with content from authors writing in the community.
For those Automotive Dealers that already optimize…
Added by Paul Potratz on December 13, 2010 at 8:32am — No Comments
Mobile Marketing comes in many forms and each can be beneficial to your Car Dealership. Text Message Marketing (also known as Short Message Service Marketing or SMS Marketing), Mobile Websites and Smartphone
Apps are the three dominate forms that Mobile Marketing comes in.
Considering 85% of Americans own a cell phone, while only 80% have a
land line, it seems that Mobile Marketing is worth looking…
Added by Paul Potratz on December 1, 2010 at 2:41pm — No Comments
Automotive Marketing on Facebook creates the possibility to build relationships in your local community. We say that “Facebook is a cocktail party” and urge dealerships treat it as such. It is important to build the number of likes that your public page has, but that doesn’t mean that you have to do it on your own.
Creating social relationships with other businesses such as restaurants, not-for-profits, colleges and other local businesses and…
Added by Paul Potratz on December 1, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments
Automotive Dealers looking to connect with Car Buyers using Email Marketing or Social Media Marketing might want to take a look at Facebook’s "Modern
Messaging System." This new Messaging Platform uses @facebook.com
addresses to allow users to send messages to people using conventional
e-mail and Facebook urges that their new messaging system is…
Added by Paul Potratz on November 23, 2010 at 12:38pm — No Comments
The Ford Motor Company’s large Social Media footprint coupled with their “One Ford” philosophy has helped the company come back from potential
bankruptcy. Ford just announced their Best Third Quarter Ever, which
marks their sixth consecutive quarterly gain. Currently the company is
on track to paying off their debt by the end of 2010, one year ahead of
Added by Paul Potratz on November 18, 2010 at 7:59am — No Comments