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It's a timeless story: a dad watches his little girl grow into an independent young woman. But no matter how many times a major auto maker tells it, we still can't help but grab the tissues to wipe our tears while we hit “share” on social media.…
Added by Ralph Paglia on June 12, 2018 at 1:30am — No Comments
New data from SpringboardAuto reveals that consumer likelihood to provide the dealer a 5-star rating increases by 133% and the percentage stating they would return to the dealer for future service visits nearly doubles when financing is completed online; 86% surveyed prefer to…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on January 9, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments
ALBANY, N.Y. – Jan 8, 2018 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) will present a free Automotive News PowerTRAINING webinar titled “Turnover Costs Dealerships Billions: How to Retain Your Best Employees.” The webinar is scheduled for…Continue
An enhanced Cars.com feature lets online consumers establish an early digital connection with car salespeople, rate them and, in turn, learn what other customers think of them.
The innovation, Salesperson Connect, aims to bond dealership…Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on November 10, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments
22-Page Report Summarizes Market Potential and Provides In-Depth Evaluation of Flick Fusion's Smart Flicks Video Marketing Platform
Urbandale, IA--July 17, 2017--Flick Fusion today announced that PCG Research, a premier product research provider for retail automotive companies, released an in-depth evaluation of Flick Fusion's…Continue
Added by Timmy D. James on July 17, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments
One of the most frustrating parts of any business is missing out on potential clients, especially when they're right at your doorstep. M1 Data is excited to unveil a new highly effective Data solution called Smart PiXL. Identifying the IP Address that visits your Website is not the problem; being able to…
Added by Josh Whitlatch on April 18, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments
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Gubagoo’s latest innovation enables Facebook users to chat with auto dealerships, using Facebook Messenger just like they chat with friends; unlocks new sales channel for auto dealers
Boca Raton, FL –October 21,…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on October 21, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments
Email can be a strong platform to connect with your current and prospective customers throughout the purchase journey. Regardless of the many channels available to market to your audience, email should be an integral strategy when conquesting new sales and reaching…Continue
Added by Larisa Bedgood on October 4, 2016 at 7:26am — No Comments
Email marketing continues to be one of the most effective online marketing strategies that dealerships can conduct. In fact, nearly 75% of adults say that email is their preferred method of communication (Apogee…Continue
Added by Larisa Bedgood on May 24, 2016 at 4:36am — No Comments
Added by Joey Little on January 6, 2016 at 2:10pm — No Comments
Facebook recently introduced new Page plugins for Messages and Events, allowing users to message your business easily and check out what’s going on with your Events directly from your…Continue
Added by Joey Little on December 9, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ALBANY, N.Y. – May 19th, 2014 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Five Star Dealerships, an auto group in Aberdeen, WA has transformed its culture to one of managerial empowerment and has increased productivity with the help of reporting and dashboard features in Auto/Mate's dealership management system (DMS).
"Any time you make a big change like a DMS,…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on May 19, 2014 at 9:52am — No Comments
Impressive Safety Features of the 2014 Nissan Rogue!
For 2014, Nissan has done a great job with their new 2014 Nissan Rogue available in Kingston, New York at Kingston Nissan.…Continue
Added by Jonathan Morales on May 10, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
You have all seen or heard Albert Einstein’s definition of insanity – doing the same think over and over again and expecting different results. And yet, day after day, in dealerships large and small, owners and sales managers trot out the same tired old sales process, watch the same decades-old videos and hire the same trainers and consultants and expect improvement.
Written By: Russell Grant
One of the best things about my job is the fact that I get to talk to so many owners, GMs, dealers, sales managers and service directors about their dealership’s owner marketing strategy. Or, in some cases, need for one. That’s when I find my work the most rewarding, when I’m speaking with dealers who are ready to reap the benefits of developing and implementing a strong, sustainable owner marketing strategy.
Because remember, there are only three ways…Continue
Added by Garry House on April 16, 2013 at 7:23am — No Comments
More and more people are turning to social network websites to read the reviews of people just like them. A study by Convergys in March 2012 showed that one negative review on a social media site could cost your 30 new customers! This makes checking and monitoring…Continue
Added by chatmeter on February 1, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
If everyone could walk in everyone’s shoes for a day, we would have more empathy for each other. The world would be less cynical, and much more appreciative of what our fellow Americans do on a daily basis.
Before I talk about the car salesman, I want to give a special thanks to all of our military personnel who defend our country both near and far. These men and women have made it possible for people like me pursue life, liberty, and happiness! …Continue
Added by James Schaefer on July 4, 2012 at 8:38am — No Comments
It is about the Money and it's inevitable.
After a Moneyball presentation an internet director will come up to me and say, "I know the internet will work, but I can't convince my general manager or owner to spend the money."
To which I reply, "You have two choices."
You can join an organization that already gets this. Many do. Many don't, but it is an alternative.
Or you can make the compelling argument a middle manager must make in this new digital…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on June 14, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments