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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'team' (25)

Are You Setting Up Your Marketing Team for Failure?

Marketing is an incredibly complicated and convoluted field which involves everything from direct marketing, to brand management, customer communications, social media, public relations and on and on. Whether you call the person responsible for your digital marketing efforts the “CMO,” or delegate these tasks to an…

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Added by Steve White on April 10, 2018 at 6:38am — No Comments

5 Tips For Managing Your Teams

When you're responsible for managing employees, it's important not to slip into a habit of managing…

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Added by Bill Wittenmyer on October 25, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments

Communication: The Glue that Holds Teams Together

One very important thing some leaders fail to realize is that communication is the glue …

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Added by Bill Wittenmyer on July 27, 2017 at 6:39am — No Comments

Nobody’s Perfect: Trust Your Team

In the automotive industry, as in all others, no matter whether you’re in a dealership or work as a vendor, you’re most likely part of a team.

Sometimes the people on your team (or perhaps, even you) neglect an important detail or fail at something important. When this happens, it can…

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Added by Mike Gorun on February 14, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

CrossFit for Dealerships: Building a True Team

If you’ve ever worked in automotive retail, you know that there are constant internal struggles going on between employees and their departments. The structure of most dealerships actually encourage this – similar to how a salesperson’s pay plan incents them to sell cars.

 

The most obvious friction…

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Added by Mike Gorun on August 9, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Modern Communication: What Your Customers Want

Customer expectations are continuously evolving, and for businesses, it’s a matter of keeping up or getting passed by as shoppers look for opportunities that meet their needs in the most efficient and affordable ways. 

Dealerships are seeing the changes that have been brought on by technology as…

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Added by Joey Little on July 22, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

Communication & Engagement: BFFs That Stick Together

Communication and engagement go together like biscuits and gravy, like macaroni and cheese, like bacon and eggs. Most of the time, it’s pretty hard to have one without the other. (Who wants a dry biscuit anyway?) Now that everyone is hungry, it’s time to take a look at the many ways communication is at work in your dealership and…

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Added by Joey Little on July 13, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

How To: Capitalize on Your Blog!

Has your blog reached its greatest potential? 

Your blog can boost traffic to your website, create demand for your products and services, and position your business as a credible resource for information. If you’re not utilizing your…

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Added by Paul Potratz on June 10, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Where's your money going?

Could it be time to switch more budget away from paid search on Google to social media? You asked - I listened!



Switching to using only social media platforms for promotions could hurt you in the long run, seeing as Google is a "destination place" for many users. Increase your brand awareness by using both in your marketing campaign!



In this week's Think Tank Tuesday, Paul will answer this question and explain how you can use both Google's…

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Added by Paul Potratz on June 7, 2016 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Defining Your Brand

I'm re-launching my Think Tank Tuesday series next week.  Until then, I've been encouraging business owners, entrepreneurs, and dealerships to watch the last 4 episodes on branding.

How important is a brand? Critical.  Without a brand, your business will lack trust in its followers and won't gain loyal customers or increased sales.

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Added by Paul Potratz on May 31, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How to set up Google User Explorer

Google's User Explorer lets us identify individual users by client ID and isolate data.  That way, we can evaluate the user and identify the path that they're taking so we can better personalize the experience for them.

You can also create segments to narrow down users who…

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Added by Paul Potratz on May 27, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

How to Tell Your Brand Story

For this week's Think Tank Tuesday, I interviewed Ray Bleser: owner of Northeastern Fine Jewelry.

Ray introduces a different way that he portrays his brand to instill trust in his customers. Many business owners still use price to advertise their brand; storytelling is a unique method that Ray uses to make sure that he is giving his customers the best service that they've had.

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Added by Paul Potratz on May 24, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Using Twitter to Grow Your Brand

Use Twitter to its fullest potential! In this week’s Hard Facts, Samantha talks about how you can use Twitter to search for potential customers and engage with clients. Using this resource will ensure that you’re expanding your brand and business.

If you're an…

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Added by Paul Potratz on May 20, 2016 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Paul Potratz: Can you create a timeless brand?

What are you doing to make sure your business stands out? On this week’s Think Tank Tuesday, I spoke with Andy Heck about what makes Alpin Haus such a distinct brand.  It’s more than a slogan or the logo that comes with any business.…

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Added by Paul Potratz on May 17, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Using Snapchat in Your Marketing

Are you using Snapchat? On this week’s Hard Facts, Samantha explains how you can tell your story in 10 seconds or less. Snapchat is a major tool that you can use to reach a younger demographic and create a strong brand through social engagement.…

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Added by Paul Potratz on May 13, 2016 at 11:56am — 1 Comment

How do you define your brand?

On this week’s Think Tank Tuesday, my team and I visited Ryan Norris on a production trip to Toyota of Easley.  In that experience, I got Ryan’s interpretation on what makes a brand…and it’s more than just a logo or a jingle. …

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Added by Paul Potratz on May 10, 2016 at 2:10pm — No Comments

How to be... Everywhere!

You have to be everywhere, but how do you maintain everything?

Making sure your Yelp, Yellowpages, Facebook, Twitter, Super Pages, and YouTube are all up to date with your correct phone number, address, dealership name, and other important details can become an overwhelming task.…

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Added by Paul Potratz on May 6, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

Great Leaders Must Let Go...Sometimes

The people who work at Potratz have shaped us into the brand awareness and engagement agency that we are today.

Potratz is comprised of multiple companies that all work together to form one brand. In this week’s Think Tank Tuesday, I introduce you to the people that Potratz is comprised of and give you one important tip that you should be…

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Added by Paul Potratz on May 3, 2016 at 12:12pm — No Comments


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GMs/Owners: To Thrive Look in the Mirror & Be Painfully Honest

I left a 35 year career in automobile retail management eight months ago. I worked as a GM at Dick Hannah, one of the greatest dealer groups in the country, and I loved every moment of it.

 

I have had many mentors in my life, (grateful every moment for all of them) but I was told by a specific mentor to…

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Added by Joe Orr on March 10, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments


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If I Surround Myself with Champions, I Can't Help but Win

I’m sure that every management team sits down on occasion to discuss ways to improve dealership operations. Whether that improvement has to do with sales goals, employee satisfaction, or simply lot appearance, typically what happens is that everyone is gung-ho about it and it kicks off great. Then, slowly that momentum…

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Added by Joe Orr on February 10, 2016 at 5:24am — No Comments

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