Thanks to getting some "K-Love" from several ADM Professional Community members, which I wanted to return in kind, I logged into Klout for the first time in quite awhile yesterday.
I was surprised to see a dramatically different user interface compared to the last time I logged in and then was thrilled to… Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on February 18, 2014 at 1:00am —
We all must remember, nothing happens in our economy until something is sold!!! The selling of goods and services is the driving force behind our economy. Taxes are collected when something is sold, providing the funds necessary for Government Services. Ideas are just dreams until those products and services on sold in the market. Factories and their production have… Continue
Added by Stephanie Young on February 17, 2014 at 9:00am —
On August 28, 1963 in front of Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech that became a pivotal turning point in U.S. history. What made Dr. King’s dream a reality was his literally devotion to being in action. He acted despite adversity, ridicule and criticism. His thoughts and opinions were not popular and were considered not acceptable at the… Continue
Added by Stephanie Young on January 20, 2014 at 8:00am —
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Added by Dan Weik (pronounced wick) on August 28, 2012 at 5:37pm —
Fort Lauderdale, FL – July 31st, 2012 – AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions (www.autousadealers.com) today introduced Payment Pro℠ powered by DriveItNow®, a payment-based conversion tool for auto dealer websites. Payment Pro is a service that provides online shoppers with instant, real car loan payments based on individual credit and inventory eligibility, generating… Continue
Added by Josh Vajda on July 31, 2012 at 9:00am —
You have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to build or beautify your dealership. Your advertising budget equals or exceeds that amount. Your inventory has been posted online, and there are plenty of choices for potential customers to make a great selection. CSI scores have never been higher at the dealership than they are right now!
So why are your salespeople standing around wondering why there are not any customers to sell a vehicle to? Is there grumbling going on in the… Continue
Added by James Schaefer on May 10, 2012 at 7:02pm —
Dealers United Introduces Member Deal for May: Lead Generation Services from HookLogic…
Added by Ralph Paglia on May 1, 2012 at 11:30am —
You've evaluated the numbers. Met with your managers. Decided the goals for the rest of the year. Now the only question is, how and when should you hire additional sales people? Is there actually a best time to put new people on your floor? Let's look at the possibilities.
HIRING WHEN THINGS ARE SLOW
When things are slow there are two huge benefits to hiring new people. First - You cna take your time and make sure they get their feet under them. Let them… Continue
Added by John Fuhrman on May 1, 2012 at 7:30am —
What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
The rose, the symbol of love, beauty and romance can teach us a thing or five about social media. I bet you never looked at a rose and thought, wow rose that's deep. But in this post I am going to share with you five insights… Continue
Added by David Johnson on April 28, 2011 at 2:30pm —
Automotive advertising agencies are challenged to keep up with new technologies and online marketing channels to accommodate today's internet savvy consumer. Ad Agency Online, L.L.C. is a national network of independent affiliated automotive advertising agencies that leverage their resources and complimentary skill sets to serve their auto dealer and vendor clients. The network's portal --… Continue
Added by Philip Zelinger on February 13, 2011 at 9:00am —
What is the power of a review? Well, they can make or break you, we all know that but lets be positive, how can they HELP your dealership sell more cars and more service? In this podcast I will discuss exactly that!
Stay tuned, this is the first podcast of many and over time I will
share with you EVERYTHING you need to harness the true power of social
Added by David Johnson on November 19, 2010 at 3:30pm —
If you want to gain market share in these turbulent times, you must first adopt a new way of thinking. The old way of thinking about marketing, your customers, selling cars, acquiring service and even financing has to go by the wayside or your dealership will shrivel up and die.
I know those seem like harsh words because they are and it’s my hope that you don’t take them lightly, I sure didn’t when I wrote them. In order to change your way of thinking, your old bad habits… Continue
Added by David Johnson on October 29, 2010 at 7:11pm —
Added by Ralph Paglia on October 17, 2010 at 6:30pm —
October 1, 2009 marks a milestone for Edwards & Associates. E&A was founded 15 years ago on this date in 1994. Looking back, fifteen years in business is an accomplishment that very few businesses ever get an opportunity to brag about. Over 80% of all business fails within the first five years we have gone three times that distance. And, more importantly, our list of accomplishments overshadows all of our other consulting competitors here is just a few of the things E&A has… Continue
Added by Donald Massa on December 8, 2009 at 8:41am —
The problem with Dealerships is Trust. Customers have a sense of wonder and excitement in thier hearts most of the time they come to purchase an automobile from the new car dealership. Many customers dream of that new Mustang on the showroom floor. They fantasize about the roar of the engine starting and revving up by pressing the accelerator. Our customers begin to lose trust in us about the time they enter our establishments. They want to… Continue
Added by Steven Shaw on August 30, 2009 at 7:00pm —
CityTwist Partners with Marketing Industry Giant, Aspen Marketing Services on Geo-Targeted Email Campaigns
08/06/2009 3:36 PM ET
BOCA RATON, Fla., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- CityTwist (www.citytwist.com), the leader in geo-targeted email marketing, proudly announced that they have formed a partnership with Aspen Marketing Services, the largest privately-held marketing services agency in the United States, to provide geo-targeted email advertising campaigns for its automotive… Continue
Added by David Javor on August 7, 2009 at 12:41pm —
The Service Department, Not the Selling Department
Have you noticed that many, if not all, businesses are reducing their service and increasing prices in pursuit of
making more profit quickly?
When I was a younger man, I would pull into a service station to get some gas for my vehicle. You noticed I said “service” station, not gas station. I would pull to the pump and a person would come and fill my car with gas. (Usually took about $5.00 to fill the car… Continue
Added by Lee Harkins on July 19, 2009 at 5:33pm —
Automotive advertising agencies are often lead by independent experts in the auto industry that rarely take direction from “the competition.”
AdAgencyOnline.Net is an online automotive advertising resource / networking community that has crossed that bridge by adopting the philosophy of “A rising tide floats all boats.” Philip Zelinger, the President of Ad Agency Online, L.L.C. and host of the blog talk radio station featured on AdAgencyOnline.Net… Continue
Added by Philip Zelinger on March 18, 2009 at 2:48pm —
Ad Agency Online, L.L.C., (AAOL), has redefined the role of full service automotive advertising agencies as evidenced by their hosting a social networking portal – http://adagencyonline.net - that provides free resources to the auto industry.
The automotive advertising resource / networking portal has reviewed a diverse group of automotive advertising
vendor applications and developing technologies for their… Continue
Added by Philip Zelinger on January 14, 2009 at 8:53am —
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — The Dealer Services Group of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NYSE: ADP) today announced the introduction of ADP's Business Online suite of solutions. One optional component of ADP's Business Online, ADP's Buy… Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on March 26, 2008 at 2:00pm —