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Your Reputation Your Success

According to Wikipedia* Reputation Management is the influencing and/or control of an individual's or business's reputation.

Reputation Management - Do You Know How Your Business Is Perceived? 

To better your business reputation, make sure you follow up with your customers. This is especially the case if your business is larger. You need to make them feel important. Consider…


Added by Jonathan Floyd on June 30, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Delivering On Your Promises Will Sell More Cars

One of the things dealers constantly have to battle with is the consumer trust factor. Historically, some auto dealerships have kept information away from consumers. So, as is human nature, consumers then thought these dealers had something to hide.


To add to this issue of trust, in many dense markets,…


Added by David Metter on June 19, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

Reputation Management Need To Know

What You Should Know About Managing Your Reputation 

Solid management of your reputation can result in real business growth. Word of mouth means everything in the business world, and having a great reputation can really impact that word of mouth in a positive way. You will also want to protect…


Added by Jonathan Floyd on June 18, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

What scares you?

Stop Making Excuses and Learn How to Conquer Your Slow-Month Fears

I recently talked with a friend having a slow month, and he began making excuses about the time of year and the weather. He was setting his team and himself up for failure. This week on Think TankTuesday:

  • Learn how to conquer…

Added by Paul Potratz on June 2, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

7 Ways Your Direct Mail Should Be Digital

This is out of the ordinary, I know. Me… a guy who achieved success in retail from being an early advocate of Internet lead management, video, and digital marketing… talking about the benefits of a traditional marketing medium. Stranger things have…


Added by Joe Webb on May 26, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Dealer Currency Helps Grow Gross Revenue on Every Sale While Retaining Customers

I recently had the pleasure to work with a very innovative dealer who implemented the concept of “dealer currency” in his dealership with great success. Dealer currency allows you to eliminate cash discounts on sales (in both Variable & Fixed Ops) by instead issuing a form of “dealer dollars,” redeemable anywhere…


Added by Mike Gorun on May 20, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

In Marketing, Consumers Want to Know What Is In It For Me

People aren’t watching your commercial or video because they want you to sell them your product. They’re watching because they want you to sell them a solution.


In the world of online marketing, oftentimes marketers forget this very basic concept. Think of it as painting pictures when selling. The idea…


Added by Timmy D. James on May 18, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

4 Top Benefits of Predictive Models

Packaged predictive analytic models enable automotive marketers to send perfectly timed, more relevant communications without the cost and complexity associated with standalone analytics tools—freeing your dealership up to acquire and engage customers instead of wrestling with data and technology.…


Added by Amanda Meuwissen on May 12, 2015 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Is Having Too Many Pictures A Bad Thing? Perhaps

It wasn’t too long ago that we saw most dealers’ VDP pages contain only a couple of pictures of a vehicle. As technology improved and made it easier and more efficient for dealers to take and upload more images, best practices quickly raised the standard for image quantity to 40 or more pictures. Now, however, a recent…


Added by Brian Cox on April 24, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

Mobilegeddon Mobile Friendly Websites

How Is Mobilegeddon Going To Change Your Rankings?

The Truth About ‘Mobilegeddon’ and the Impact On Your…


Added by Jonathan Floyd on April 23, 2015 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Twitter Can Be Used For Business Branding?

Twitter Can Be Used For Business Branding?

Twitter is a social networking and micro-blogging service that has about 248 million active users as of 2014.  When using this program,…


Added by Jonathan Floyd on April 20, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

What’s the Single Most Important Part of my Marketing Strategy?

What’s the Single Most Important Part of my Marketing Strategy?

Many business owners struggle to balance their entrepreneurial duties with leveraging the their marketing dollars full…


Added by Jonathan Floyd on April 16, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

From the Trenches - Are you ready for a-Commerce and v-Commerce?

You believe you finally have this e-Commerce thing down pat and you're getting serious about this m-Commerce thing (mobile) because you heard Google is going to start penalizing those sites that are not mobile optimized.  Let me introduce…


Added by Tom Gorham on April 10, 2015 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Beginning Concepts Getting Seen On The Internet (SEO)

Beginning Concepts Getting Seen On The Internet (SEO)

Whether you are a auto dealer, contractor, doctor, attorney, mortgage…


Added by Jonathan Floyd on April 8, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

3 Birds Marketing Partners with Toyota to Advance Best-in-Class Online Experience

Custom Digital 360 Dashboard, 3 Birds Academy and Neighborhood Watch provide powerful new tools for Toyota and Scion dealers to monitor their “virtual dealerships”

Chapel Hill, N.C. – April 6, 2015 – 3 Birds Marketing announced today a partnership with Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.,…


Added by Paul Mirek on April 7, 2015 at 7:52am — No Comments

How to Get the Phone Number... Asking Web Leads for a Phone Number

Even the BEST dealership in the nation only converts 15% of their online leads into sales, while the average dealership is hovering around the 5% mark (converting 1 in 20 leads).

A large number of leads aren’t providing phone numbers, but the data teaches us to get these people on the phone if we want even a chance at selling them.  Keep these 3 concepts in mind when asking for a customer’s phone number.

1. Keep it short.

As you’re…


Added by Ben Laurent on March 31, 2015 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Top 3 In-Store Digital Shopping Myths Debunked

The new Google study reveals insight on the digital impact on in-store shopping. We all know that the growth of smartphones and access to online information has changed the way we shop in stores, but how is this actually affecting brick and mortar retail?

What they discovered:

Today's consumers are more informed than ever before. They want information throughout the shopping process, driving their use of…


Added by Josh Knutson on March 12, 2015 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

How Customer Training Leads To Retention

With almost everything consumers purchase, there’s an owner’s manual or set of instructions for them to use.  For decades, car manufacturers have included an owner’s manual with new vehicles. Sadly, it is no secret that this tidy three hundred-page booklet is one of the least read publications produced in mass…


Added by Richard Holland on February 26, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

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