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Level the Playing Field

Give Dealership Professionals the Tools They Need to Succeed

You’ve worked hard to ensure you have the best professionals in the business working at your dealership, so it makes sense that you’ll continue working hard to give them the edge they need when it comes to connecting with shoppers, creating relationships, and boosting sales.  But things…

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Added by Joseph Little on February 1, 2016 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Tips To Keep Your Car Ready for the Winter

Ready for the Winter

If you live in a cold weather area you know that you need to keep your car ready for the cold weather months. In any winter, you car can get slammed with snow, ice and even rain. Add to that, the wear and tear that salted roads and potholes have on your vehicle and you know that your car goes through a lot. There are thankfully a few tips you can take to keep your car running smoothly in the cold.

  • Take Your Car to the Shop: The…
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Added by Rich Blogger on January 13, 2016 at 3:30am — No Comments

Understanding the Evolution of the Automobile Over the Last Decade

Just ten years ago, automobile companies started to realize the impact technology would have on cars of the future. However, the big features on many vehicles then were still extra cup holders or maybe a DVD player. While these were considered luxuries…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 4, 2016 at 1:47pm — No Comments

GPS for Navigating Change After the Show

Party's Over...Time for Change! 

If you and your team have attended one or both of the automotive marketing conferences this October, you might be trying to decide how to make that investment of time and resources count.  Maybe you’re considering implementing a new system, or even just a set of new ideas or processes, at your dealership.  Where do you begin? How do you quickly get leadership and employee buy-in? What’s the best way to…

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Added by Kristin Huntley on October 21, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments


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I am " The American Dream"

I was born in Havana Cuba. Came to the United States in 1980 at the age of 14 during the Mariel Boat Lift on-board a boat called the” Punkin Dream”.

I am the son of a Cuban political prisoner who risked his freedom to voice his views about the Cuban government. I spent my first few months in the United States living under the bleachers of the old Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida while my family was being processed. At the age of 15, I landed my first job at Long’s Office Supply while I was… Continue

Added by Jose M Alonso on January 23, 2015 at 4:46pm — 1 Comment


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Car Sellers Refine Pitch to Women

Among Millennials, 53% of Car Buyers Are Female Cathy Anderson, right, owner of Woody Anderson Ford, a Huntsville, Ala., dealership, discusses a car with Connie Hicklen. Shawn Poynter for the Wall Street Journal…

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Added by Anne Fleming on August 21, 2014 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

Top Tips for Buying a Used Car

The used car market often attracts a lot of bad press. We have all read stories of poor hapless buyers ending up out of pocket after buying a car that didn’t exist, or one that was the subject of a bad debt with a hire purchase company. The truth is there are always dodgy dealers and disreputable individuals who are looking to part a fool from his cash, but if you go looking for a used car with your eyes wide open, you are far less likely to be conned or saddled with a lemon. So what should…

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Added by Merry Gomes on July 8, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

How Do you respond to rejection? A few Self Help ideas

In the Sales world, rejection is not only a daily thing but an hourly event, that depending on your mood or energy, sometimes can be a motivation killer!

In order to help obtain your goals, and meet your yearly desired pay, you must see rejection as a motivator, and not a kick in the stomach. Much of the sales game that we play on a daily basis, is much like a volleyball game, similar in the tense that someone always has the ball and someone is always waiting to steal your point. So,…

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Added by Dani Lunsford on June 18, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments


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Zombie Apocalypse at Zeck Ford - Friday the 13th

Added by Manny Luna on June 14, 2014 at 4:11pm — No Comments


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Webinar: Attracting Car Buyers With Practical Digital Technologies

EDITOR'S NOTE: This looks like a great opportunity to learn some of the best social media listening tactics and the tools required from the advanced social media "Big Data" team at IBM... This is rapidly emerging as the most effective way for car dealers to identify "In Market" new and used vehicle shoppers who are located within your dealership's local marketing region... On a Real-Time basis!…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on February 13, 2014 at 9:04am — No Comments


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Web Destruction

Destruction of the Web

Search engine spam was invented the moment search engines started to be good enough to send significant volumes of traffic to websites based on keyword searches.…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on June 16, 2013 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments


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Offering Free WiFi Could Land you in Jail

There’s a chance that not many have heard of the new "Six Strikes" copyright alert system, a new program that is being rolled out soon to crack down on illegal web piracy —…

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Added by Ketty Colom on February 25, 2013 at 11:04am — No Comments


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Putting the business aside, what are YOU — A Commodity or a Brand?

Do not be afraid



As human beings we have a tremendous ability to deceive ourselves.  Jesus taught in parables so that those who thought they ‘knew it all’ wouldn't understand. Within the parable of the Talents the one who hid his…

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Added by Tom 1TeamSynergy Wiegand on February 6, 2013 at 11:41am — No Comments


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Top 5 Super Bowl Marketing Stories

Top 5 Super Bowl Marketing Stories for the Week Ending with the Big Game 

"Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!"

That's right, Super Bowl Sunday is here! For avid football fans, this means cozying up next to the TV with a big plate of buffalo…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on February 4, 2013 at 1:00am — 1 Comment


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Will the Real VSA Please Stand Up?

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but I feel that being imitated means the imitator lacks the creativity to come up with ideas on their own.

Virtual Sales Associates (VSA’s) has become a popular…

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Added by Ketty Colom on December 11, 2012 at 7:54am — No Comments


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Facebook Wants You to Vote on Whether or Not You're Allowed to Vote

The election is over, political ads are removed from television, and we can all rest easy for four more years. WRONG. It’s time to vote again, in the Facebook Site Governance proposed documents. Voting started 2 days ago, but fear not, you can vote up until December 10th at 12pm (PST). You can vote …

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Added by Ketty Colom on December 5, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments


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Are you building value during your presentation/demonstration?

  In the automotive industry we must learn the difference between building value versus just giving the car away.  We've all seen the sales professional that sells 15 cars for the month and makes $1,500 i.e. 15 mini deals.  How demotivating to spend an entire month putting in 60+ hours and then see a less than average paycheck; I truly believe the solution to this problem is one must learn how to build value and hold gross while your presenting your four square.  I've heard too many people…

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Added by J.R. Batchelor on November 24, 2012 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Climbing the steps to success! Step 1

Step #1: Enthusiasm:



Enthusiasm is important for any success story. Your enthusiasm for what you are doing is your first step in becoming successful. Always…
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Added by Crystal Brown on November 16, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments


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Jim Ziegler asks: Is It Time For the Retail Automotive Community to Rise Up and Get Rid of CarFax?

Enough is Enough!

Haven't you had it with all of these Data Pirates using our own customer information to defame us, lower our profits, alienate our customers... while at…

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Added by James A. Ziegler on October 29, 2012 at 2:30pm — 218 Comments


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Are Dealers Getting Closer to embracing Transparency?

As many people, companies and dealerships are finding out there are no more secrets on the Internet.  A Digital Air Strike study indicated 69% of consumers said dealership reviews had an impact on which dealers they visited.   Is it time to convey how you really treat your customers?   I invite you to watch this video about how the world is becoming more open.   It's not specifically about auto retailing but you will see the connection.

 

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Added by Mark Dubis on September 21, 2012 at 10:20am — 1 Comment

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