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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'NADA' (101)

Auto/Mate Receives a “Best Places to Work” Award from the Albany Business Review Six Years Running

Albany, N.Y. – November 9th, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems ( announced today that it has been named a “Best Places to…


Added by Mike Esposito on November 9, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Releases Free eBook: The Auto Dealer's Ten-Step Guide To Hiring the Best Employees

Albany, N.Y. – October 26th, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems ( announced today the release of a free eBook titled "The Auto Dealer's Ten Step Guide to…


Added by Mike Esposito on October 26, 2015 at 8:07am — No Comments

When Will I See You Again?

When will I see you again? No, I am not talking about the 70’s pop song, although the lyrics just may fit the content here. I am talking about the continued trend in customer defections from our dealerships. 


Customer’s defect for many reasons and the longer an individual owns a car, the harder it can be…


Added by Mike Gorun on February 23, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

NADA Convention from a Local San Francisco Perspective

National Auto Dealers Association convention sweeps into San Francisco with industry…


Added by Ralph Paglia on January 25, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

NADA 2015: 8 Types of Auto Dealer People You Network With

NADA 2015 in San Francisco promises to be jam-packed with incredible keynote speakers, hundreds of great exhibitors, and of course once-in-a-lifetime networking opportunities. It’s no wonder the convention is tabbed as the…


Added by Andrew Donahey on December 5, 2014 at 11:27am — 1 Comment

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…


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…


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...…


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…


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…


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…


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 ( 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…


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…


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 ( 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…


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…


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 ( 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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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

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