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My Dog ATE my Internet Manager

My dog ate my Internet Manager

Where has your internet manager been lately? Have not noticed? Do you have him / her shoved into a back room or even back of the service department? Holed up and away from the general public? If so it would come down to the old saying “My dog at my Internet Manager” as an excuse.…


Added by Jennifer Schrader on May 12, 2010 at 7:30am — 13 Comments

Sloppy Joes.....YES! Sloppy Sales.....NO!

Sloppy Joes…..YES! Sloppy Sales…..NO!

Yes I love Sloppy Joes and they are a savior after a long day of work. They are easy to make and the family is happy!

What I don’t like are Sloppy…


Added by Jennifer Schrader on May 9, 2010 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Texas Laws Governing Texting and Cellphone Use While Driving

Today while driving to work at Grubbs Infiniti (yes, as the Social Media Manager I could easily work from home but prefer to office at the dealership so I stay connected to what's going on) I noticed a Clear Wireless billboard on Central Expressway that showed a lap top sitting on the dashboard of a person's car and showed a traffic camera on the screen. (I will get a picture of it… Continue

Added by Brian Hasenbauer on March 16, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

NADA 2010 One Week Later..... A Little Of What I Saw

My first day of the NADA Convention in Orlando Florida, I was able to cover 1/3 of the floor. I knew at that point I needed to high step it if I wanted to get eye-balls on all the venders. I decided that I would go back the last…


Added by Tim Jennings on February 21, 2010 at 8:24pm — 8 Comments

Baseball and Auto Pie

Wrtitten by a dear friend of AutoMax's Mr.Tom Wiegand,would love to hear your input on this subject.

Baseball & Auto Pie

The professional franchised retail auto industry and the professional franchised baseball industry are my two all-time favorite franchise systems. Why are they so obviously different in structure and customer retention?

The professional franchised baseball team is structured:





Added by Craig Lockerd on February 16, 2010 at 11:00am — 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

Automotive Internet Reputation Management 101

Automotive Internet Reputation Management

If a customer came to your dealership in the still of the night and spray painted "Liar" and "Cheat" in large letters on your street facing signage, would you leave it untouched when you arrived in the morning?
Consumers have tremendous power today to express their opinions about their experience at your business and make that… Continue

Added by Brian Pasch on November 24, 2009 at 10:07pm — 19 Comments

The Unsold Prospect – Don’t Let Them Get Away

The Unsold Prospect – Don’t let them get Away

If you ask any dealer, they will tell you that 4 out of 5 prospects that come to their showroom depart without buying a new or used vehicle. What most won’t tell you is that 70%-80% of those prospects left because they just were not ready to make a purchase decision yet. They are still shopping. Why? Because consumers may be confused by all the different variables (i.e. selection, discounts, rebates, interest rates, etc.) or who to… Continue

Added by Missy Jensen on November 24, 2009 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

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

AdAgencyOnline.Net Reviews “Hire The Winners” For Automotive Advertising Agencies

In today’s shrinking auto industry auto dealers are being forced to reduce staff to keep expenses in synch with reduced sales and profits. AdAgencyOnline.Net is an automotive advertising resource/networking portal that reviews cutting edge automotive advertising applications for consideration by their affiliated automotive advertising agencies, auto dealer/vendor clients and site visitors. Philip Zelinger, the President of Ad Agency… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on November 6, 2009 at 9:58am — No Comments

AdagencyOnline.Net Considers Vesponse As A Preferred Automotive Advertising Vendor

Ad Agency Online, L.L.C. is a national network of independent affiliated automotive advertising agencies linked together by their proprietary online communication and distribution system. The full service automotive agency sponsors an auto industry resource / networking portal, AdAgencyOnline.Net, to review cutting edge automotive advertising applications for consideration by their auto dealer clients.

In order to attract… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on October 21, 2009 at 9:44am — No Comments

AdAgencyOnline.Net To Review The 7th Digital Dealer Conference & Exposition On Their Automotive Advertising Experts Blog Talk Radio Show

Philip Zelinger, the President of Ad Agency Online, L.L.C. and host of the blog talk radio station “WAAOL, All Automotive Advertising News All The Time” featured on AdAgencyOnline.Net, announced today that he will be interviewing Cliff Banks, the recently announced Vice President and Editorial Director for Dealer Communications, on this week’s Automotive Advertising… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on October 19, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Last Call For Dealer Website Vendors

On November 1st, I will be publishing the 2009 Automotive Search Marketing Architecture (ASMA) report at the Digital Dealer Conference. The report will review and summarize 34 website platforms to assist car dealers evaluate which website platforms can best help them with their search marketing goals.

To that end, I have included three grids that will be part of the report. If you work for one of the companies listed on these grids, I simply ask that you email me with the Y or N… Continue

Added by Brian Pasch on October 17, 2009 at 9:56pm — 10 Comments

AdAgencyOnline.Net Reviews KBB On Automotive Advertising Experts Blog Talk Radio Show

AdAgencyOnline.Net announced today that Philip Zelinger, the President of Ad Agency Online, L.L.C., (AAOL), and host of the blog talk radio station – WAAOL, All Automotive Advertising News All The Time - will be reviewing Kelley Blue Book, (KBB), on their “Automotive Advertising Experts” show on Friday 10/16/2009 between 12:00 Noon EST and 12:30 PM EST. The free… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on October 15, 2009 at 1:47pm — No Comments

ContactAtOnce! Announces License Agreement with CarsDirect

Automotive vertical search provider CarsDirect licenses ContactAtOnce! chat service to increase interaction between consumers and car dealers.

Atlanta, GA – September 21, 2009 – ContactAtOnce!, a leading provider of car dealer chat and other internet marketing tools that move online shoppers into live conversations with car dealers, today announced that CarsDirect, a leading online automotive shopping service and lead provider, has licensed the ContactAtOnce! chat… Continue

Added by Ryan Lucia on September 21, 2009 at 7:41am — No Comments

Plotting Your Course On The Web

“It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage.” Curtis

A Clear Destination

Where is your website taking you? Have you charted its course? If not, then your website will act as a rudderless ship. You’ll be floating towards an unknown destination with unintentional results. If you want this journey on the web to bear fruit, decide on a destination, plot your course, and set sail.

The purpose of a website is its destination. It… Continue

Added by Mel Hogan on September 11, 2009 at 4:41am — No Comments

TRUE On Line Negotiation...Start to Finish. CHECK IT !!

It's working, it's really working for the dealer AND the customer. Total Win-Win. Serious $$$$$$$$$ to be made!

Check it out here ... or read the grown up version here below

Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 24, 2009 -- Earlier this spring, DealerPeak, a Portland Oregon company, piloted a revolutionary product called WideStorm that allows consumers and auto dealers to negotiate the car buying transaction entirely on-line. Dealers who have signed up for WideStorm… Continue

Added by Anne on August 25, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Lee Harkins is training Service Advisors to Stop Selling the Business

Pssst, I want to tell you a Secret. But you cannot tell anyone. Please keep this under wraps. M5 Management Services™ President and CEO Lee Harkins has gone slightly crazy. He is advising clients to stop selling the business. If the word gets out M5™ will be out of business in its first year of performance coaching and training. I am asking you not to tell other managers or dealers of this secret going on in our organization.

Lee Harkins whose client list reads like a who’s who of… Continue

Added by Steven Shaw on August 18, 2009 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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