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The Messy, Dirty Truth about Upfront Pricing

If your dealership is not already working with one of those lead-providing services that require “upfront pricing,” I'm sure you've been approached by them. Why do these services push dealerships in this direction? Because of the mistaken belief that “upfront pricing” is the only way to get consumers to walk in your dealership’s door.

Boy are they wrong.

Upfront Pricing is Bogus Pricing

We all know it’s impossible to give accurate upfront pricing.…

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Added by O Mayfield on February 6, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments


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32 Interesting Facts Not Relevant To The Auto Industry

32 Interesting Facts That Are Completely Irrelevant To The Automotive Industry

  1. All of the clocks in Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
  2. If she were life size, Barbie's measurements are: 39-23-33.
  3. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
  4. "Dreamt" is the only…
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Added by Ralph Paglia on November 21, 2013 at 5:03am — No Comments


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KBB Research Verifies New Vehicle Shoppers Want Actual Photos

Kelley Blue Book Research Verifies That Both New and Used Vehicle Shoppers Respond to Actual Photos, Not Stock Photography on Dealer Web Sites

According to a new study conducted by…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on February 5, 2013 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment


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Americans Forced To Drive Old Cars Because YOU Are Not Selling Enough New Cars!

Americans are holding onto cars longer, pushing the average age of a vehicle on the country's road to a record 11 years.…



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Added by Ralph Paglia on January 21, 2012 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment


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Honda Tells Dealers Not To Use TrueCar

After American Honda Motor Company asked their dealer network not to participate in the TrueCar online sales program, Jeremy Alicandri evaluated TrueCar's response as follows:



"TrueCar publically implies that American Honda does not believe in transparent pricing for their customers. However, this is merely an attempt to smear Honda’s reputation, as Honda posts MSRPs, incentives, and special programs on their own website. Any critic of Honda’s decision should…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on December 8, 2011 at 7:30pm — 10 Comments


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Reliability Perceptions are Changing - Not Good for Toyota

Since all cars are better built today, will Toyota's "reliability" franchise be compromized?

(editor's note)

 

It’s no secret that…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 14, 2011 at 6:30am — 13 Comments


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Grant Cardone; Leaders Define an Organization Not Managers!

Grant Cardone; Leaders Define an Organization Not Managers!



It is not the policies and procedures that define an organization but purpose, not initiatives but inspiration, not mandates but the mission, and not management but…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on July 3, 2011 at 10:55am — 1 Comment


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Online Dealer Reviews - Not Quite Ready For Prime Time

Written by Amit Aggarwal of J. D. Power and Associates



I keep reading that dealer ratings/reviews are becoming important, and that dealers should encourage their customers to go online and fill them out. While I agree that consumer-generated dealer ratings may someday become an integral part of the automotive sales and service process for consumers, we’re not there yet.



People can go online to find consumer ratings/reviews on almost anything: for instance, Epinions.com has… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on July 28, 2008 at 7:30pm — No Comments


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Not All Online Advertising Networks are Created Equal! Why is Specific Media Better?

Specific Media's extensive insight into actionable consumer data is unmatched in the industry. When integrated with the company's advanced targeting platform and Premium Network, this powerful combination gives advertisers the ability to target consumers with unsurpassed scale and accuracy. For case studies, information and more visit www.specificmedia.com. ADP Digital Advertising is proud to provide the Specific Media Ad network within their suite of… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on June 28, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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