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Find Car for Client ...not Client for Car!

Joe's been "Smartphone" browsing for trucks while he's on his lunch break. He spots a 5 year truck on YOUR dealership's site and thinks it could be the right one.

Joe calls the dealership and a salesman tells him the truck's still available ..."ask for Andy!", says the…

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Added by Tom Vann on February 24, 2014 at 9:18am — 1 Comment

"This is a Dictatorship, not a Democracy".. Ugh!

"A Dictatorship.  That's How the Business Works!"…

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Added by Tom Vann on January 29, 2014 at 7:30am — 30 Comments

Facebook Launches new ‘Trending’ Feature and Announces Algorithm Change

Facebook Trending Feature

 “Facebook Trending aggregates the headlines of the day, while Twitter Trending Topics check the pulse of the moment. Both have their uses.”- Josh Constine.…

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Added by Stephanie B on January 24, 2014 at 6:58am — No Comments

Up your Game! Is price or The Customer Experience more important?

TRAINING_SUCCESS.jpg     Personal Accountability is one of the most lacking standards in under performing dealerships today. In order to be more successful in an ever changing market, we have to be constantly ensuring that our staff consistently interacts with their customers in a different, more engaging way than…

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Added by Jaime Poulin on December 8, 2013 at 4:45pm — No Comments

1 Easy Tweak to Quickly Find the Best Advice Regarding the Recent Google Organic Keyword Changes

Unless you've been living under a rock, you know by now that Google made some major changes recently to the data they provide webmasters.

As of September 23rd Google flipped a switch and made all Google searches secure. This means that organic analytical data (aka organic keywords) is now virtually non-existant for Google traffic.

How do you figure out how to cope in our new "(not provided)" reality?  If you're like me, you started Googling (ironically?) for answers. However,…

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Added by Leigh Fox on October 14, 2013 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Patrick BMW Offers Customer a Choice--and it Pays Off!

Sales Manager Rocco Massarelli began to notice a trend at Patrick BMW. “Everything is done online now. Our marketing, our test drive appointments, even our service appointments are done via the Web. I’ve been in the industry for over 28 years now, and this is a big…

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Added by Ketty Colom on October 8, 2013 at 8:56am — No Comments

Make Money Mondays With Sean V. Bradley "Leadership" "Lead By Example"



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Make Money Mondays With Sean V. Bradley "Leadership" "Lead By…

Added by Sean V. Bradley on September 23, 2013 at 4:26am — No Comments

Make Money Mondays With Sean V. Bradley - Automotive Sales - Showroom New Hire Tips & Advice



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Added by Sean V. Bradley on September 16, 2013 at 8:25am — No Comments

Don't EVER Chat Like This

There has been a lot of posts online and in forums on the best practices of car dealer livechat. While those best practices are legit, there is one thing that some…

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Added by Ketty Colom on July 10, 2013 at 7:46am — No Comments

Timing Optimization and Auto Dealer Marketing

When should I do this, when should I do that? Time management is an important factor in the automotive industry, and it applies to all departments and positions. However, when it comes to social media marketing and other promotions, timing is essential to getting the most return out of your investments.…

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Added by Rebecca Kon on June 11, 2013 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Promote Your Live Chat Feature and They Will Come

We've already emphasized that at least 57% of your customers are looking to chat while online shopping. Now we need to discuss how to get those customers to your website in order to use your live chat feature.

I recently did a Google search and found that when I…

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Added by Rebecca Kon on March 21, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Efficiency and Connection in the Mobile Market

In several aspects of the business world, thinking like a consumer will help you to better market to their needs. This includes knowing how your customers communicate and gather information, which has been changing rapidly as more and more people are using mobile devices and smartphones to search for information online.

It is forecasted that the mobile…

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Added by Rebecca Kon on March 14, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Secrets To Being Successful In Automotive Internet Sales / Business Development - "Relationship Selling"

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Secrets To Being Successful In Automotive Internet Sales / Business Development - "Relationship…

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Added by Sean V. Bradley on January 30, 2013 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Mobile Email Tips

D on’t fight it dealers. Mobile email is here to stay, "According to a study by Litmus, more email is now read on mobile (36 percent) than on a desktop (33 percent) or via webmail (31 percent), and opens in mobile devices have increased a full 80 percent in…

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Added by Ketty Colom on November 8, 2012 at 6:41am — No Comments

How to Post an Amazing Piece of Content on Social Media Properly in 4 Minutes or Less

There are tools. Tools are great if used properly. The biggest challenge with tools is that they can be turned into a crutch that actually takes away from the exposure of the post. In other words, you can "tool yourself out of the message" by overusing them or by using them improperly.

Today's webinar was…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on October 3, 2012 at 3:00pm — 15 Comments

Master Your Craft - August 2012 - AutoSuccess Magazine

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Master Your Craft

 

Do you want to be successful in…

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Added by Sean V. Bradley on August 1, 2012 at 7:17am — No Comments

Why Selling Cars Isn't Your "Thing"

I know what you're thinking – who does this guy think he is? How does he know what my “thing” is. Good – I have your attention.

I find it absolutely fascinating just how many dealerships I've walked into over the past couple of months and found, you ready for this? Silence. No customers on the lot, sales people hanging out around reception, flirting, cracking jokes, texting and the list goes on. Everything opposite of what should be happening is happening.

I…

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Added by Michael Cirillo on July 19, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Engage on Facebook the Right Way!

The Automotive Industry has been posting and engaging on Facebook on the wrong days at the wrong time. According to Buddy Media, the automotive industry should be posting on Facebook on Sundays stating, “Engagement rates spike significantly for Posts made on Sunday, but the automotive industry is slow to capitalize on this trend, with less than 8% of all posts being made on this day.”

Don’t get discouraged dealers! I’m here to tell you how…

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Added by Ketty Colom on July 18, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Gain More Instagram Followers NOW!

 

 

Instagram is undoubtedly the most popular photo sharing site in the world. So how can your dealership capitalize on this App , engage users, and gain more followers? I’m here to tell you, of course! =)

There are 5 easy steps your dealership can take to gain more followers on Instagram :…

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Added by Ketty Colom on July 12, 2012 at 6:26am — No Comments

A Study of the Pinterest Eye

I've mentioned numerous times how having a Pinterest account is vital to your social media plan and makes your dealership more likeable as a whole. Well, I found a study online by EyeTrackShop which highlights where the user’s eye is drawn to on a Pinterest page. While most websites draw the users to the left side of the…

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Added by Ketty Colom on July 3, 2012 at 6:19am — 4 Comments

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