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The automotive internet world in the late '90s and early 2000s was still in its formative development and there was a feeling of discovery and creativity. We who worked as Internet Managers at that time often took initial pay cuts to do so and faced the uncertainty of a position that had an average span of three months... dealer expectations…Continue
I've been on the Internet side of this business for 14 years. The first portion of that time was spent trying to get buy-in from top management. The last portion has been spent getting buy-in from the sales staff.…Continue
For all of us who remember the sales floor before the Internet, we remember when we were King. We knew more about selling cars and had more information than any customer. We manipulated the customer like a piece of clay. We made huge commissions off of customers that had no idea what they should be paying for a car. Dream of forever.
Those days are long ago and far away. …Continue
2012 – the year that makes or breaks you! This is the year of natural selection… survival of the fittest.
2011 was to be the year of digital, and in many…Continue
Here are the best 32 quotes from the book "Word of Mouth Marketing by Andy Sernovitz":
Added by Tom Gorham on December 11, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
I spend much of my spare time on this site, Automotive Digital Marketing. I don't do this when I am at work in my dealership. I do this on my own time because it is my recreation; because I love what I do in my career, it seems to roll over into my personal life.Continue
Word of mouth advertising – it’s not almost a cliché, it IS a cliché. But it’s one we must be mindful of, because it’s the one thing in advertising that not only hasn’t changed, but is even more important today than ever.
With the Internet and digital advertising, Social Media and Dealer Reviews, word of mouth advertising rules. Everything we say and do…
Added by Tom Gorham on May 21, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments