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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'education' (40)

Here's What You Really Need to Know About Your Website's Bounce Rate, And It's Not What You're Thinking...

Actually, scratch that. 

This isn't just going to be about Bounce rate, but all of your…

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Added by Michael Cirillo on July 23, 2014 at 7:53am — No Comments

Why Speeling and Grandma Is Impotent

When writing content – whether that content is a short, social media post or blog article, or a full-length feature article – form is just as important as the content itself.

Proper spelling and grammar can dictate whether your content is received well or…

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Added by sara callahan on June 25, 2014 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

J&L Marketing at the Innovative Dealer Summit

Last week, I had the privilege of attending the 5thannual Innovative Dealer Summit. I’m always happy to assist in educating dealers and being a part of events that encourage it. I had never attended this event and looked forward to participating in the only event of this size organized by a state auto dealers association. The event itself was held in a super-cool venue – Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Being an avid sports…

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Added by Jennifer Payne on April 18, 2014 at 5:18am — No Comments

Why Steve Jobs Hated Branding and Marketing

A recent interview with former Apple VP of Worldwide Marketing, Allison Johnson, offered up some interesting insights into the legendary businessman Steve Jobs.

In her interview, she explained how the two words that Jobs hated most…

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Added by Richard Holland on March 27, 2014 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

Are We at a Cross Roads with our Auto Sales Staff?

Even if you don’t believe, as I do, that high sales staff turnover is the number one issue facing the auto industry today; we certainly can agree it is right at the top of the list. There is not one positive thing that happens at our dealerships as a result of high turnover, and the benefits of low sales turnover are so obvious that I don’t need to list them.

 

High sales turnover has completely undermined training efforts. It creates the mental attitude amongst many managers…

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Added by Paul Sansone Jr. on February 25, 2014 at 5:14am — 1 Comment

Sometimes Loyal Customers Come In Small Packages

There are countless articles on how hard it is to create a truly loyal customer and how easy it is to lose one. Creating customer loyalty is a challenge that all businesses face. There are many techniques and strategies that can assist you along this path but, at times, we’re presented with opportunities that…

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Added by Mike Gorun on October 29, 2013 at 5:53am — No Comments

TrueCar Awards Scholarships To Attend Automotive Education Conference



For the second year in a row, TrueCar, the leading provider of a hassle-free car buying experience for consumers and dealers, is awarding ten dealer professionals with a scholarship to attend the AutoCon 2013 automotive education conference this fall. AutoCon 2013 will take place September 4-6 at the beautiful Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

TrueCar has reinforced their commitment to professional education for dealers with these generous scholarship awards.  The…

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Added by Stacey Berlin on August 26, 2013 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

Looking Forward to AutoCon 2013!

To everyone headed to AutoCon 2013, make sure to come see my presentation where I'll show you how to transform your Internet Department into an eCommerce MACHINE!

See you there!

Myril…

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Added by Myril Shaw on August 26, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Cut Through The Noise: 7 Tips On How To Have Social Media Success At Conferences

As the fall conference season approaches for the automotive industry, many vendors miss opportunities for exposure. Owning a public relations agency, my job is to maximize my client’s exposure to their audience. Conferences offer more potential customers for my clients, concentrated in a single place at a single time,…

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Added by sara callahan on August 14, 2013 at 5:16am — 2 Comments

Auto/Mate Launches Re-Designed Website, Offering Auto Dealers More Intuitive Navigation, Educational Materials

ALBANY, N.Y. – August 5th, 2013 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) has launched a new website, re-designed with a modern look, more intuitive navigation and offering more educational materials for auto dealers. The new website is designed to be a resource for auto dealers looking for information related to dealership management systems (DMS), Auto/Mate company news and more.

 

“We want to make it as…

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Added by Mike Esposito on August 5, 2013 at 7:07am — No Comments

Self Funded In House Financing Can Present Legal Snares

What legally defines a merchant who uses a self-funded, in-house financing program?  Any merchant extending credit of any kind to one or more of their customers is this type of merchant, whether they realize it or not.

 

They may be running an in-house financing program using their own money, or they may simply be allowing a customer they’ve known for years to pay a few days late which constitutes…

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Added by JB Floyd on May 26, 2013 at 9:45am — No Comments

MPi at the 14th Digital Dealer Conference & Exposition

I always feel very fortunate to participate in the Digital Dealer Conferences. Helping dealers and their management staff gain new insights and techniques to increase revenue is something that’s very rewarding.

 

On Tuesday, I was happy to be one of the first speakers at the three day conference.   I presented to a full room on the strategies service management can use to transform their service drive into a sales drive. I spoke about using mobile technology and taking a new…

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Added by Richard Holland on May 10, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Educate, Advise, Entertain...Oh, And Be Human!

Every day in North America, millions of people utilize search engines with the intent to find answers to their implied questions, or identify solutions for their problems.  Think about the last search you conducted online. Was it with the intent to find answers or solve problems? Of course it…

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Added by Michael Cirillo on March 18, 2013 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

CarsDirect Is Giving Away 25,000 Banner Ad Impressions & A FREE iPad Mini - To Incentivize You To FURTHER Your Education!

CarsDirect is proud to be a sponsor of the Internet Sales 20 Group, taking place March 19-21, 2013 in Dallas. This exclusive, attendance-limited workshop will showcase a panel of the most successful dealership owners, managers and industry experts who will share their secrets on what is working in today's…

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Added by Sean V. Bradley on February 22, 2013 at 3:30am — 4 Comments

Entertain, Educate, or Be a Resource Twice a Month with Your Website

Educate

The vast majority of business websites out there tend to stay laser-focused on their goals. Whether they’re intended to sell a product or generate leads, it seems that all of the content placed on their websites works towards this end. While there’s something that can be said about the strategy, changes at…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on January 10, 2013 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Dealers Can Not Afford To Invest In Continued Education

The Irony Of Dealership Budgets

In a few weeks the 2013 Digital Marketing Strategies Conference kicks off and I will be presenting a number of workshops this year.  Last week I called up some of my friends in the industry to invite and encourage them to attend this conference in Orlando, Feb 5-7th.  

 

I decided to share my frustration on ADM because many members who work…

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Added by Brian Pasch on January 7, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

AutoCon 2012 Review

This past week, myself and Dan Collingridge had the pleasure of attending Auto Connections Conference and Exposition at the beautiful Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The event for automotive dealers and allied industries was…

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Added by Michael Cirillo on September 10, 2012 at 1:30pm — 12 Comments

The 7 Habits of a Strong Internet Sales Process - Part 2 of 2

The “7 Habits” of a Strong Internet Sales Process

Why our Internet Sales Process matters more now than it ever has, and the seven key points we must execute to be successful.

By: Henry Staniecki

 

Advanced customer-attracting tactics like SEO and Social Media Marketing are a big focus in the retail automotive industry right now. A great many tools are being developed by every vendor imaginable to take advantage of the latest…

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Added by DON GRAFF on July 26, 2012 at 6:05pm — No Comments

The 7 Habits of a Strong Internet Sales Process - Part 1 of 2

The “7 Habits” of a Strong Internet Sales Process

Why our Internet Sales Process matters more now than it ever has, and the seven key points we must execute to be successful.

By: Henry Staniecki

 

Advanced customer-attracting tactics like SEO and Social Media Marketing are a big focus in the retail automotive industry right now. A great many tools are being developed by every vendor imaginable to take advantage of the latest…

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Added by DON GRAFF on July 26, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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