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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'Ziegler' (82)

CARCODE SMS, EDMUNDS DIRTY TEXT CAPER?

CARCODE SMS, IS THIS EDMUNDS DIRTY TEXT CAPER?

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Are Dealers Being Set Up Again by one of the Dirtiest Players? Is it another trick?

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DISCLAIMER: It is only fair before you read this to say out front that I personally despise …

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Added by James A. Ziegler on May 10, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

THE ALPHA DAWG DISCUSSES PAYMENT PACKING

The Alpha Dawg Discusses Payment Packing

 

Believe it or not, I still hear a lot of managers asking me about how much “Leg” you need to leave…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on April 27, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

DO YOU LOOK STUPID ONLINE?

STOOPID IS AS STOOPID DOES!

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STOP LOOKING STUPID ONLINE

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IF You act like Forrest Gump, and your grammar and spelling sounds like Forrest Gump wrote it; don’t be surprised when people call you Forrest Gump.

“Stoopid is as Stoopid Does.”

The words you write reflect on you and take away from whatever message you’re trying to say. Learn the few simple things I am writing about…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on April 9, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

WHEN SHOULD YOU FIRE A SALES PERSON?

FIRING A SALES PERSON

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This may generate some sparks, but; it is the way I see it and the way I teach it and the way I do it in the real-world. 

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When do you Fire a Sales Person?

Answer: You fire a Sales Person at that Point when you realize they are Never-Ever going to make it. …

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Added by James A. Ziegler on April 8, 2015 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

ARE GM RECALLS STARTING TO HURT SALES FOR GM DEALERS?

ARE GM RECALLS STARTING TO HURT SALES FOR GM DEALERS? *****************************************************************************

Initially the answer was NO it really didn't have any noticeable effect. BUT recently I've had a lot of dealers starting to tell me that the customers are beginning to defect because of the repeated bad news and new recalls almost daily. Personally, I think Mary Barra is doing a…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on June 19, 2014 at 7:35am — No Comments

CAN LINCOLN SURVIVE ? uh-oh This Got Out Early by Accident....

READ THE ARTICLE CLICK HERE

CAN THE LINCOLN FRANCHISE SURVIVE?

uh-oh! This promo video I cut today accidently got released all over the Twitterverse before the article actually came out. I never dreamed when I put it on YouTube that people would pick it up and re-broadcast it on Social Media. it wasn't until the phone calls started coming in…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on December 6, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on November 23, 2013 at 4:00pm — 60 Comments

Forgive Me For I Have Sinned (The Cars.com Debacle)

 

With all the noise about making the Industries more transparent you would think that the vendors that supply the those Industries and say they their purpose is to provide consumers more transparency would  reciprocate and be transparent with their client base before…

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Added by Bill Cosgrove on May 3, 2013 at 7:04am — No Comments

It's 9:00 AM - Do You Know Where Your Inventory Is?

DID YOU AUTHORIZE YOUR INVENTORY TO BE POSTED ON ANTI-DEALER OR HOSTILE WEBSITES?

5:00 AM…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on May 2, 2013 at 11:30am — 35 Comments

Jim Ziegler Selected For Opening Conference Keynote at AutoCon 2012

Jim Ziegler Selected For Opening Conference Keynote at AutoCon 2012



First Class Educators is excited to announce that Jim Ziegler has been selected as the opening night Keynote Speaker at the 2012 AutoCon Conference and Expo.

Jim will kick off this groundbreaking automotive conference at 5pm on…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on June 9, 2012 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Response to Another Factually Incorrect TrueCar Discussion Post

(This was a response to a TrueCar Discussion post that I felt worth showing here)

@Jason M...that statement really exemplifies the tremendous misinformation on this entire subject, and a lack of understanding of regulatory issues.  Case in point...



When I was heading up a confidential entrepreneurial project for Ford Motor Company over 10 years ago, there was no state license or regulation that was directly applicable to that business model in all the states we were…

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Added by Charles Kim on January 16, 2012 at 6:08pm — 5 Comments

True Car and ZAG - Cyber Bandits or Good for the Business?

Jim Ziegler asks...

I am hearing a lot of discussion about True Car and ZAG.  I continually scratch my head and wonder if  desperate dealers are doing the marketing limbo "How Low Can You Go?" …

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Added by James A. Ziegler on November 27, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1735 Comments

Is The Road to the Sale Obsolete? by Jim Ziegler

Is The Road to the Sale Obsolete?

A lot of conversation these days by 'New Age' - 'Next Gen' - car people saying the 'Old School' sales processes are no longer valid with today's consumers.

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Added by James A. Ziegler on November 15, 2011 at 3:30pm — 29 Comments

Car Industry Outlook Better Than Many People Think by Jim Ziegler

Car Industry Outlook Better Than Many People Think



Published by…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 29, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Jim Ziegler, National Featured Columnist Expands His Media Reach to Auto Dealers

Jim Ziegler, National Featured Columnist Expands His Media Reach to Auto Dealers

 

Atlanta, GA:  After 14 years as a featured auto industry national columnist, Jim Ziegler is taking his widely read articles to new and…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on July 19, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Tim Jennings to Present at the Dealer Internet Battle Plan Ballys Atlantic City July 6 7 8

After 20 years in the car business I have seen a lot come and go. When I started selling cars we did dealer trades on the ole' green screen computer. The fax machine was about as old as e-commerce is today. I have seen a lot of tips, tricks, tactics and techniques come and go. Never in the history of selling cars have we had so much opportunity the we could initiate for little or…

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Added by Tim Jennings on June 29, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

AdAgencyOnline.Net Promotes Online Transactions For Automotive Advertising Agencies With WideStorm

AdAgencyOnline.Net is an automotive advertising social networking portal that reviews cutting edge automotive advertising applications. Their solutions of choice are those that integrate proven selling systems in brick and mortar auto dealerships with new processes being implemented on auto dealership’s websites to sell more vehicles. Philip Zelinger is the President of the national network of independent affiliated automotive… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on December 16, 2009 at 10:08am — 11 Comments

AdAgencyOnline.Net Directs Automotive Advertising Agencies To Social Networking vs. Conventional Media

Philip Zelinger, the President of Ad Agency Online, L.L.C., (AAOL), and host of the automotive advertising resource / networking portal http://AdAgencyOnline.Net , instructed his affiliated automotive advertising agencies to shift their focus from conventional automotive advertising media to social networking based marketing channels. Philip announced his organization’s decision to downsize their highly profitable radio, T.V. and print production… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on November 30, 2009 at 11:22am — 7 Comments

AdAgencyOnline.Net Reviews IntelliTerms, Inc. For Automotive Advertising Agencies On Blog Talk Radio

Automotive advertising agencies are challenged to keep up with the explosion of new Internet based automotive advertising applications designed to maximize their R.O.I. for their digital marketing campaigns. AdAgencyOnline.Net was formed as an automotive advertising social networking site to platform and review new automotive advertising vendors and the many applications that profess to help automotive advertising agencies do more… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on November 18, 2009 at 7:04am — No Comments

Ad Agency Online, L.L.C. To Announce Automotive Advertising Network Panel During NADA

Philip Zelinger, the President of Ad Agency Online, L.L.C. and host of the free automotive advertising portal AdAgencyOnline.Net has announced that their vendor/client - EveryCarListed.Com,(ECL), – will be naming the Advisory Panel for their new social networking site, “Auto Industry Insights”,(AII), during the NADA Convention scheduled January 24th through January 27th 2009 in New Orleans. AII will be… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on December 29, 2008 at 8:59am — No Comments

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