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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'NADA' (96)

Between A Rock and a Hard Place: The Increasing Concern of Data Security

Data security is becoming an increasingly public concern as databases from large retailers continue to be breached and consumer information exposed. Congress is holding hearings this week with top data security professionals to discuss how best to prevent future breaches. The concern is so high that Congress is…

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Added by Scott T. Joseph on March 12, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments

The Model Is Broken

Throughout #NADA2014 the buzz of dealers was all about trying to understand all things Digital.

I listened and engaged in many conversations and there was a common theme through out them in regards to finding good "digital people". It's intriguing to me because I think it is…

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Added by Bobbie Herron on February 3, 2014 at 10:00pm — 37 Comments

Hillary Clinton Thanks Car Dealers During Her Speech at NADA Convention

Hillary Clinton Cites Key Role of Auto Industry in Driving the US Economic Recovery in Her Keynote Address to Car Dealers at the 2014 NADA Convention in New Orleans...…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on February 1, 2014 at 1:00am — 3 Comments

That Was A BLAST : NADA 2014 Recap

 

This years NADA was definitely one for the books. Taking place in one of the best cities in America, New Orleans, LA. The times to be had were extremely fun and the information we gathered on the auto industry was insightfully eye opening.

The convention center was like a massive maze of everything auto with our friends being scattered…

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Added by Josh Knutson on January 28, 2014 at 7:39am — No Comments

Top 7 #AutoMarketing Priorities

Every year around this time, dealerships find themselves making decisions about how to move forward with their marketing. The NADA Convention is often a starting point for the decision-making process; whether you go or not, the post-NADA whirlwind is a great time to grab the latest and greatest from the…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on January 23, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Hey Auto Vendors! Your Booth Babes Aren't Helping

describe the image ActivEngage’s good friend Jeff Kershner wrote a DealerRefresh post way back in 2008 called The ROI of an NADA Booth Model. Hilarious and creative, the blog is half mathematical formula for determining your “booth model conversion ratio” and half love note to a vAuto model named Andrea. We love Jeff’s style.

But with NADA right around the corner, it might…

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Added by Stephen Jackson on January 22, 2014 at 12:12pm — 12 Comments

Auto/Mate Introduces Multi-Point Inspection for its Mobile Service Solution, Enabling 'Paperless' Fixed Ops Processes

ALBANY, N.Y. – January 20th, 2014 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) today introduced a multi-point inspection feature for its mobile service solution, tailored to work on windows-based tablets. With multi-point inspection, service advisors can use tablets to greet the customer, conduct a vehicle inspection, identify potential maintenance items and complete the service write-up process all 'on the go.' Auto dealer fixed ops…

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Added by Mike Esposito on January 20, 2014 at 8:29am — No Comments

It’s Almost NADA 2014 And We’re Pumped!

 What To Expect : Future Trends To Solve

Its that time of year again, when we all gather in the largest building NADA find and consume everything auto. As we approach one of the biggest conferences of the year we take a look at what to expect.

Technology has the pedal to…

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Added by Josh Knutson on January 14, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Mangold Ford's Accounting Office Greatly Increases Efficiencies, Reduces Costs With Auto/Mate's DMS

For Immediate Release

Visit us at Booth # 3253 at NADA Convention & Expo

ALBANY, N.Y. – January 13th, 2014 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Mangold Ford, a Ford's President Award recipient for 10 years running, has greatly increased efficiencies in its accounting office while reducing overall dealership costs by switching to Auto/Mate's dealership…

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Added by Mike Esposito on January 13, 2014 at 9:02am — No Comments

Big News in New Orleans

In case you missed the article, “Mining for Advantage at NADA,” in the December issue of Dealer Marketing Magazine, it reminds us that much of what auto industry attendees will experience at NADA in New Orleans is outside the…

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Added by Jeff Cotton on January 8, 2014 at 11:22am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Announces Forty Percent Year-Over-Year Increase in Auto Dealer Installs, Continuing Growth Trend

For Immediate Release

Visit us at Booth # 3253 at NADA Convention & Expo

ALBANY, N.Y. – January 6th, 2014 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today a 40 percent year-over-year increase in auto dealership installs in 2013, boosting the number of its auto dealer clients to more than 1,000 nationwide. The dealership management system (DMS) provider also announced…

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Added by Mike Esposito on January 6, 2014 at 9:50am — No Comments

Sales Trends in 2014: Q&A from AutoUSA's STAR Leader

1. Sales wise 2013 seemed like a strong comeback year for the industry.  What activities or trends do you think helped dealers this year?

 

This year has been great and the auto industry will probably finish with an annualized selling rate of close to 16…

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Added by Phil DuPree on January 1, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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

From the NCM Institute: Do your managers know how to maximize their ROI opportunities? Written By: Robin Cunningham

Written By: Robin Cunningham

For the last sixteen months I have had the incredible experience of being a lead instructor with the NCM Institute.  I have had the opportunity to work with hundreds of dealership managers in our multi-level classes for general managers, general sales managers, used vehicle managers, service managers, financial managers, and some private dealership training, as…

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Added by Garry House on March 28, 2013 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Are Small- and Mid-Sized Conferences Better than the Big Ones?

How to Run Your Dealership By The Book

This past week, I had the pleasure of attending two conferences that were completely different from one another. The week started (well, last week ended) with attending the infamous SXSW conference in…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on March 16, 2013 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

"How To Grow Your Internet Department" - OVER 500+ Car Dealers Attended This FREE KPA Webinar Today

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What you need to know to developing and evolving the Internet Department at your dealership.

We are going to review 4 different Internet Departments that went from 20-30 units online to over 100,…

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Added by Sean V. Bradley on February 20, 2013 at 6:33pm — No Comments

Overwhelmed by Technology Choices at NADA? Here’s All You Need to Know.

We spoke with hundreds of dealers at the recent NADA Convention & Expo in Orlando.

One of the recurring conversations at our booth was that many dealers are overwhelmed by all the technology available. From CRMs to…

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Added by Mike Esposito on February 13, 2013 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

How Dealers can Succeed at #NADA2013 (whether you attend or not)

There's something special about the annual National Automobile Dealers Association convention that cannot be matched by other events throughout the year. There is certainly value in the education at events like…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on February 7, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

How to Deal with the “Just Give Me the Price” Objection

It’s the classic prisoner’s dilemma, to tell or not to tell. Two suspected criminals are separated into two different rooms, and given their options:



  1. If neither of them betrays each other, they both go free

     
  2. If one betrays the other,…
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Added by Josh Vajda on February 5, 2013 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

Schedule an ELEAD1ONE Demo at NADA 2013 in Orlando - Proud Sponsor of the ADM Professional Community

Going to NADA 2013?

Schedule an ELEAD1ONE Demo Today!

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Added by Ralph Paglia on February 1, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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