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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'Vehicle' (15)

From the NCM Institute: The Used Vehicle Age Management Process Written By: Garry House

Written By: Garry House

Last month I published a blog focused on the difference between good and great automobile dealers, and I promised to follow that up by discussing what we, at the NCM Institute Center for Automotive Retail Excellence, have learned about the differences between some of the good and great processes employed by these dealers. This is the first of those follow-up articles.

Most every dealership manager…

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Added by Garry House on July 1, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

From the NCM Institute: The Sales Process in BHPH is Underwriting Written by: Gene Daughtry

Written by: Gene Daughtry

In BHPH, like any other automobile dealer, you’ll start the sales process out with a meet and greet. From there you should go in a different direction from other retail outlets. If you have been on a franchise dealer sales floor I am sure you or your sales staffs have joked about wanting a screening machine that they could walk a customer through for an instant credit reading. Since that doesn’t exist, your sales process is probably similar to: 1. “up” your…

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Added by Garry House on May 2, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

From the NCM Institute: Debunking “Retail Recon”: Why Your Used Cars Aren’t Competitive Written By: Wayne George

Today's blog post is by Wayne George, an NCM Executive Conference Moderator for several NCM 20 Groups. Prior to joining NCM, Wayne spent 29 years in the retail automotive world. He was also a charter member of the NCM General Managers Top Twenty Group for seven years.

  

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Added by Garry House on March 21, 2013 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

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

Friends and Family Online Most Trusted Source for Vehicle Selection and Car Buying Guidance

Family and Friends Still Most Trusted for Vehicle Shopping and Car Buying Decisions

American Automotive Consumers still look first to their friends and family for advice regarding their major purchase decisions, according to a…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on January 23, 2013 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Market Used Vehicles on Your Lot: Write Attention Grabbing Ad

How to Write an Ad for a Used Vehicle

Are you planning to sell your used car on your own? It’s a wise idea – you’ll get more on the open market than you’ll ever receive from a dealer on a trade-in. However, it might not be as simple as you think. There’s more involved than just sticking a “for sale” sign on the windshield and parking your car down by the road. In fact, you’ll need to make sure you know how to write a good used car ad if you want to leverage newspapers and online sales…

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Added by Don Elfrink on July 25, 2012 at 9:43am — No Comments

Car Buyers Use Mobile to Research Vehicle Purchases

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Added by Lisa Sarata on June 26, 2012 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Authentic Vehicle Walk-Around Video Versus Contrived B Roll TV Spots or Pan and Zoom Fakes

What types of video work better? Authentic Vehicle Walk-Around Presentations or Videos assembled from OEM supplied "B Roll" intended for TV Spots... Or, the ever popular mass produced Pan and Zoom "fake" videos made from the still images photographed for inventory listings?

 

Last week I had the honor and privilege of both attending and speaking at the Digital Marketing Strategies Conference produced by Carrie Hemphill, Brian Pasch, Glen Pasch and the team at…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on February 9, 2012 at 6:30pm — 54 Comments

Wine & Rides in the Village w/ N-Motion Auto Transport

Come join N-Motion Auto Transport and SRS Racing at Felix 55 for an event to remember. Wine & Rides in the Village is Houston’s newest and hottest car show. While offering a mix of some of the most exotic cars and finest wines, everyone can get a little taste of the high life. Felix 55, one of the Village’s premier wine bars, is hosting this exclusive gathering and will be offering a wide array of food, drinks, and entertainment. We cordially invite everyone to come out and start the…

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Added by Joshua Boyle on November 29, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Automate Your Inventory Posting to Craigslist with Infinite Prospects

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Added by Adam Ross on October 11, 2011 at 6:33pm — No Comments

OfferLogix; Vehicle Payments, the Final Frontier - Use Transparency to Create Trust in Advertising

Vehicle Payments, the Final Frontier

Buying a car is much easier than it was ten years ago. Information that was…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on October 4, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

New Vehicle Sales Up 19% in April 2011

New Vehicle Sales Up 19% YOY in April

April 2011 new-vehicle retail sales are projected to come in at 948,100 units, which represents a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) of 11.1 million units,…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on April 30, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

MPi Offers Sneak Previews of the Ultimate Service Selling & Customer Retention Tool for Auto Dealers; KnowYourVehicle.com, at NADA 2011

Las Vegas, NV February 1, 2011 —   Mobile Productivity, Inc., (MPi) (www.mpifix.com) the leading provider of vehicle inspection tools, processes, and consulting for auto dealer service departments, today announced that it will offer dealers a sneak preview of its latest service selling and customer retention tool, KnowYourVehicle.com, at booth # 4235N, at the 2011 NADA Convention and Expo in San Francisco, CA, February…

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Added by sara callahan on February 1, 2011 at 5:20am — No Comments

ADP Dealer Services Business Online Dealer Web Site Applications Help Drive Vehicle Sales with Buy Online Capabilities

On February 18, 2008 ADP announced the official release of their Business Online suite of dealer web site applications that enables dealerships to offer online dealer selectable vehicle purchase process components to Web consumers. These new ADP dealer web site transactional capabilities support customer-driven and dealer-controlled sales processes, providing dealers with a solution that lets consumers purchase their vehicle online, begin the process on the Internet and take delivery at the… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on March 10, 2008 at 9:00pm — No Comments

The future of online vehicle displays

This is what we have all been looking for! Slideshow, 360 spin, voice-over capability, and a clean, very smooth operating appearance!

It seems like the inventory hosting companies are starting to listen to our requests for better presentations



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Added by Jeremy Gould on February 23, 2008 at 7:00pm — 25 Comments

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