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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'Jim' (87)

Jim Ziegler Helping Edmunds Get Their Message Out There

AS A DECENT HUMAN BEING AND A PROFESSIONAL IN THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY, I THOUGHT I WOULD TAKE A MOMENT TO EXPRESS MY PERSONAL OPINIONS OF EDMUNDS.COM AND THE THINGS THEY CHOOSE TO PUBLISH ABOUT OUR INDUSTRY.

 

For Many Years Now Our Friends at Edmunds.com have gone out of their way to publish a series of articles on their consumer website to inform Consumers that Car Dealerships are Scum of the Earth Crooks and that We Are Criminals. At Least, That's How I…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on July 30, 2015 at 12:01pm — 4 Comments

CARCODE SMS, EDMUNDS DIRTY TEXT CAPER?

CARCODE SMS, IS THIS EDMUNDS DIRTY TEXT CAPER?

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Are Dealers Being Set Up Again by one of the Dirtiest Players? Is it another trick?

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DISCLAIMER: It is only fair before you read this to say out front that I personally despise …

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Added by James A. Ziegler on May 10, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

THE ALPHA DAWG DISCUSSES PAYMENT PACKING

The Alpha Dawg Discusses Payment Packing

 

Believe it or not, I still hear a lot of managers asking me about how much “Leg” you need to leave…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on April 27, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

DO YOU LOOK STUPID ONLINE?

STOOPID IS AS STOOPID DOES!

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STOP LOOKING STUPID ONLINE

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IF You act like Forrest Gump, and your grammar and spelling sounds like Forrest Gump wrote it; don’t be surprised when people call you Forrest Gump.

“Stoopid is as Stoopid Does.”

The words you write reflect on you and take away from whatever message you’re trying to say. Learn the few simple things I am writing about…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on April 9, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

WHEN SHOULD YOU FIRE A SALES PERSON?

FIRING A SALES PERSON

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This may generate some sparks, but; it is the way I see it and the way I teach it and the way I do it in the real-world. 

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When do you Fire a Sales Person?

Answer: You fire a Sales Person at that Point when you realize they are Never-Ever going to make it. …

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Added by James A. Ziegler on April 8, 2015 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Jim Radogna: Avoiding the Eye of Mordor in Social Media

Just like in the blockbuster series “The Lord of the Rings”, the Eye of Mordor is always open. Until now, its focus has been on larger battles and more interesting things. Then a Hobbit found a golden ring and slipped it on his finger. And the Eye started paying attention to this…

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Added by Arnold Tijerina on December 22, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

ARE GM RECALLS STARTING TO HURT SALES FOR GM DEALERS?

ARE GM RECALLS STARTING TO HURT SALES FOR GM DEALERS? *****************************************************************************

Initially the answer was NO it really didn't have any noticeable effect. BUT recently I've had a lot of dealers starting to tell me that the customers are beginning to defect because of the repeated bad news and new recalls almost daily. Personally, I think Mary Barra is doing a…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on June 19, 2014 at 7:35am — No Comments

CAN LINCOLN SURVIVE ? uh-oh This Got Out Early by Accident....

READ THE ARTICLE CLICK HERE

CAN THE LINCOLN FRANCHISE SURVIVE?

uh-oh! This promo video I cut today accidently got released all over the Twitterverse before the article actually came out. I never dreamed when I put it on YouTube that people would pick it up and re-broadcast it on Social Media. it wasn't until the phone calls started coming in…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on December 6, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

How many Vendors is YOUR DEALERSHIP Paying who are Selling your Customer Data to Other Vendors for Cash?

So once again I ask the question at the heart of the matter.... Mr./MRS Car Dealer PAY ATTENTION HERE.... How many Vendors are YOU Paying who are Selling your Customer Data to Other Vendors for Cash? AND... is your customer information ultimately being sold by vendors you paid to other car dealers who are your competition?

Isn't it…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on November 23, 2013 at 4:00pm — 60 Comments

It's 9:00 AM - Do You Know Where Your Inventory Is?

DID YOU AUTHORIZE YOUR INVENTORY TO BE POSTED ON ANTI-DEALER OR HOSTILE WEBSITES?

5:00 AM…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on May 2, 2013 at 11:30am — 35 Comments

Jim Dance, Auto Industry Leadership Trainer, Joins Keynote Line-up at the DrivingSales Executive Summit

Veteran auto consultant to help dealer attendees discover how great leaders and great organizations achieve measurably better results

 

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – July 23, 2012 – DrivingSales today announced that leadership and management trainer, Jim Dance, is to be among the keynote speakers at the fourth annual DrivingSales Executive Summit (DSES),…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on July 23, 2012 at 6:08am — No Comments

Jim Ziegler Selected For Opening Conference Keynote at AutoCon 2012

Jim Ziegler Selected For Opening Conference Keynote at AutoCon 2012



First Class Educators is excited to announce that Jim Ziegler has been selected as the opening night Keynote Speaker at the 2012 AutoCon Conference and Expo.

Jim will kick off this groundbreaking automotive conference at 5pm on…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on June 9, 2012 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Can You Teach an Old Artist New Tricks?

Some people in the car business haven’t seen this year’s Academy Award Winner for Best Movie--The Artist. 

As the car business comes back we have to do more with less.  As priorities go watching a silent movie--no matter how acclaimed--isn’t necessarily high on the list. 

Recently though I found the time on an 8-hour transatlantic flight.  As I watched, the parallels between Hollywood in the late 1920’s and the automotive industry in the late 2000’s were remarkable.  The light…

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Added by Jim Flint on April 25, 2012 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Response to Another Factually Incorrect TrueCar Discussion Post

(This was a response to a TrueCar Discussion post that I felt worth showing here)

@Jason M...that statement really exemplifies the tremendous misinformation on this entire subject, and a lack of understanding of regulatory issues.  Case in point...



When I was heading up a confidential entrepreneurial project for Ford Motor Company over 10 years ago, there was no state license or regulation that was directly applicable to that business model in all the states we were…

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Added by Charles Kim on January 16, 2012 at 6:08pm — 5 Comments

True Car and ZAG - Cyber Bandits or Good for the Business?

Jim Ziegler asks...

I am hearing a lot of discussion about True Car and ZAG.  I continually scratch my head and wonder if  desperate dealers are doing the marketing limbo "How Low Can You Go?" …

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Added by James A. Ziegler on November 27, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1735 Comments

Is The Road to the Sale Obsolete? by Jim Ziegler

Is The Road to the Sale Obsolete?

A lot of conversation these days by 'New Age' - 'Next Gen' - car people saying the 'Old School' sales processes are no longer valid with today's consumers.

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Added by James A. Ziegler on November 15, 2011 at 3:30pm — 29 Comments

Car Industry Outlook Better Than Many People Think by Jim Ziegler

Car Industry Outlook Better Than Many People Think



Published by…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 29, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Jim Ziegler, National Featured Columnist Expands His Media Reach to Auto Dealers

Jim Ziegler, National Featured Columnist Expands His Media Reach to Auto Dealers

 

Atlanta, GA:  After 14 years as a featured auto industry national columnist, Jim Ziegler is taking his widely read articles to new and…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on July 19, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

AutoMaxHire

AutoMax is also AutoMaxHire We not only are the permier group that has hired and trained over 86,000 salespeople nation wide. We are now hiring for all auto positions with in any dealership in the country.

See us at www.automaxrecruiting.com and www.automaxhire.com  800-878-5090 ext # 2

Added by Rick Emmons on March 22, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Dealer Internet Battle Plan comes roaring back to Atlanta

Added by Ralph Paglia on January 5, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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