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is it accurate to say that you are prepared to begin offering and elevating your items to a large number of clients? We realize that yes and unquestionably you are pondering which the best places to acknowledge free promotions are. For used car sales, there are a number of websites that are the guarantee of success due to the large number of interested users who use them such as…Continue
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For service managers, I have found that Thursday is a good day to do a trial close as you get ready for the end of the week. By Thursday you know pretty well where you stand and if you discover problems, you still have two days to get them cleaned up.
A trial close starts with closing every Repair…
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Without knowledge of what to look for, finding a quality auto body shop might become a daunting task.
It is therefore crucial that you take steps to pick the right auto shop. You will then rest assured that your vehicle will get fixed. A good shop should be honest and reliable. There are a lot…
Added by Rahul Khatri on May 12, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments
When it comes to buying that new car, the vast majority of us will first want to know what kind of cash our old car will bring as a Trade-In. But as Brian Pasch mentioned a few weeks back in his Automotive Marketing Now interview with Michael Jaber, the traditional trade-in appraisal tool…Continue
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In this very frenzied and fast-paced society that we live in today, you do not want to get delayed in any way by anything that is within your capacity to take control over. In fact, these days, more and more technology and inventions that eases the human living condition thereby making life smoother and quicker-paced, are constantly being developed. Thus, time wasters are big turn-offs in this era, and so it is with cars and the many maintenance precautions that come with them.…Continue
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From tweets expressing their displeasure, to Facebook wall posts asking for additional information, increasingly, customers utilize these channels to engage and communicate with you.
Facebook realizes this and, as a result, has…Continue
Our industry is synonymous with innovation, better yet – I believe the automotive industry defines both innovation and opportunity. Yet, everything is relative. Coming from a company that serviced the retail, hospitality and travel industries (in addition to automotive), I know firsthand that…Continue
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Mobile use has had an incredible growth in 2014 and all indications are that 2015 will continue to grow, so it becomes increasingly important to optimize the SEO of your website for mobile.
There are many points to consider when optimizing a website for mobile: Do I need to make a website for mobile or responsive enough with design? Does…Continue
Added by Alok Raghuwanshi on October 24, 2015 at 12:17am — No Comments
Mike Esposito Honored with Special Leadership Award from the Times-Union
For Immediate Release
Albany, N.Y. – April 27th, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com)…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on April 27, 2015 at 8:46am — No Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ALBANY, N.Y. – November 3rd, 2014 –Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) has been honored as one of the thirty “Best Places to Work” in New York State’s Capital region by the Albany Business Review. It is the fifth year in a row that Auto/Mate has received the distinction.
"After five years we don't take this award for granted. We continue to work hard to create…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on November 3, 2014 at 2:17pm — No Comments
|by Marissa Dogeagle Smith, Account Advocate at CDK Digital|
When was the last time you tried calling into your own--or another--dealership? Chances are high that the phone went unanswered, you were put on hold, routed into voicemail or were told that the sales or service person you're trying to reach is out to lunch.
The latest data collected from our call center agents is overwhelming: car dealers are missing way too many sales and service opportunities from lost phone leads. Behind showroom ups, these are the highest value inquiries…Continue
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|by Christy Roman, Now Marketplace Owner|
I heard a story about a prospect who came into a dealership and was asking about the television ad they had seen. It was a GM “Sign and Drive” campaign with no money out of pocket. After investigating…Continue
With any new product and marketplace there’s a learning curve and we’ve recently gained more knowledge about what it takes to manage the “art” of posting to eBay classifieds. We want to share the Top 5 Best Practices we’ve learned over the last few weeks with you:
1.) New eBay accounts require some “Seasoning” similar to the historical…Continue
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