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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'Reviews' (67)

The Magic in Getting Online Reviews

We have finally found the magic potion for getting online reviews.  Over the years, we have used several tactics to get online reviews.  We sent out an automated email after each sale requesting an online review.  It had a lot of text including a thank you and a request for a review.  The email…


Added by Lisa Paolino on October 1, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

76% of Women are Active on Social Media

Who Runs the World [on Social Media]? Girls.

It’s probably not a surprise to anyone to learn the way men and women use social media varies quite a bit.  While men frequently turn to social media for business reasons, women often feel more comfortable revealing information about their personal lives online, leading…


Added by Joseph Little on August 3, 2015 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Read Between The Lines - Reviews

Reviews - reputation and financial viability are being held in the balance.

I once sat in a business meeting with a company representative pushing their reputation management program. He stated that it was only necessary to answer bad…


Added by Tom Gorham on June 14, 2015 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Yelp: Money Cannot Buy You Love! (Reputation Management)

On Yelp, Money Can Only Buy Advertising...

So. You might be wondering: If a car dealer pays Yelp to advertise…

  • Do they get a higher Yelp review…

Added by Ralph Paglia on June 10, 2015 at 2:30am — 3 Comments

How to Generate More Positive Reviews

80% of prospects are checking reviews before they even consider making a purchase according to the Ipsos Open…


Added by Ashley Weidner on May 26, 2015 at 5:23am — No Comments

How to Become a 5 Star Dealership Part 5: Managing Your Online Reputation

How to Become a 5 Star Dealership Part 5…


Added by Ashley Weidner on May 20, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Stop Viewing it as Reputation Management and more Like Identity Marketing

Reputation management has been around for longer than the internet. It's not new. In the past, it's been considered public relations, branding, customer service, word of mouth; the list of different components associated with old school reputation management is huge.

In the automotive industry, it's…


Added by Peter Martin on December 15, 2014 at 10:13am — 3 Comments

From the Trenches - Measuring and Managing your Reputation

Part 2 of "Can You See The Forest For The Trees?"

If reputation is the forest and reviews are the trees, I begin again by…


Added by Tom Gorham on November 30, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

From the Trenches - Can You See The Forest For The Trees?

Can you see the forest for the trees?



Added by Tom Gorham on November 29, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Pizza Wars Revisited

In February 2010, I wrote a blog titled “Pizza Wars: Why Auto Dealers Need to be Involved in Social Media.” I was reminded of this the other day when I saw that Domino’s Pizza earnings had surpassed Wall Street’s expectations.…


Added by Rob Hagen on October 20, 2014 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Boost Your Dealership Reputation With Employee Recognition

Danielle Rainwater, Reputation Management Specialist
by Danielle Rainwater, Reputation Management Specialist

For many dealerships, employee recognition is very important and there are many ways a company can choose to do this. When a dealership implements an employee recognition program properly it can be…


Added by CDK Global on August 26, 2014 at 2:13pm — 3 Comments

Promoting Yelp in Your Dealership

Kayla Henricks, Cobalt Reputation Management Specialist
by Kayla Henricks, Reputation Management Specialist

In my last post, I shared …


Added by CDK Global on August 20, 2014 at 2:50pm — No Comments

5 Easy Ways to Connect with Customers on Yelp

by Kayla Henricks, Reputation Management Specialist

Have you tried to look for new ways to get connected to the Yelp community?

Of course you’ve already polished up your…


Added by CDK Global on July 2, 2014 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Dataium: Car Dealers With Online Reviews Get 530% Higher Conversion Rate

Car shoppers are 5.3 times more likely to convert to a lead when dealerships have positive, consumer-written online reviews. This conclusion is the result of a research study released by DealerRater and Dataium. Let's take a look at the details from their joint press…


Added by Ralph Paglia on May 12, 2014 at 3:26pm — 97 Comments

From the Trenches - A Better Way to Get Reviews


Would you write a review for a hairstylist while he or she was cutting your hair?

It's not enough to be against something; one must offer an…


Added by Tom Gorham on April 11, 2014 at 2:00pm — 11 Comments

Our Friends at Amaral Puts Reviews to Work

From Lyndhurst, New Jersey, one family owned independent auto dealership is demonstrating true leadership in demonstrating how a customer-centric focus empowers them to cross the digital divide.

Since opening their doors, Amaral Auto Sales has always been committed to their customers. But what used to spread via word of mouth now travels at the speed of light over the internet in the form of online reviews.

Don’t Let Others Tell Your…


Added by Erika Kay Simms on March 28, 2014 at 9:00am — 9 Comments

The Automotive Industry Deserves Better from Reputation Management Companies

Over the last couple of months, I've been researching reputation management companies in and out of the automotive industry. On one hand, I found a couple of shining stars that stood out from the competition. On the other hand, they were only the best but were still missing the boat when…


Added by J.D. Rucker on February 5, 2014 at 3:54am — 2 Comments

Reputation Management is More than Just an Email

Online reputation has been a hot topic for a couple of years now. As solutions continue to emerge and the business of reputation management as a service expands, there's a dangerous trend that should be addressed.

Reputation management isn't about sending an email. It's not about filtering…


Added by J.D. Rucker on December 20, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments

What Do You Expect From Your Reputation Management Service Provider?

Ryan Kenny, Automotive Reputation Management Specialist
by Ryan Kenny, Automotive Reputation Management Specialist…


Added by CDK Global on November 21, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to Handle Complaints on Social Media

There's a rule when it comes to handling complaints and bad reviews on social media. The same rule applies for compliments and good reviews, but those are easy. Handling the complaints can be challenging and you may not want to do it, but as a rule you must reply to everyone who…


Added by J.D. Rucker on November 18, 2013 at 4:00am — No Comments

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