Automotive Digital Marketing ProCom

Professional Community for Car Dealers, Automotive Marketers and Sales Managers

Loading... Be Patient!

All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'vendor' (33)

Balise Auto Group Continues Expansion with Help From Helion Automotive Technologies' IT Improvements

Helion's expertise and scalability of services allows auto group to focus on core business and improve customer experience as it acquires four new dealerships



Added by Erik Nachbahr on October 17, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Car Dealers Are Facing Imminent Threats of Cyber Attack

Car Dealers Must Prepare To Deal with Security Breaches

In August, Timonium, Maryland based Helion Technologies announced that 75 percent of small businesses have experienced at least one security breach within…


Added by Ralph Paglia on October 9, 2016 at 12:30am — 2 Comments

Helion's Nachbahr Reveals Five Reasons Why Call Flow Becomes Disrupted & How to Handle at AICPA

Timonium, MD – September 26th, 2016-- Helion Automotive Technologies, a leading provider of information techology (IT) solutions for auto dealers, announced today that Erik Nachbahr will present at the AICPA National Auto Dealership Conference. In his session Dealership IT: What Matters Now and in the Future, Nachbahr will share the top…


Added by Erik Nachbahr on September 26, 2016 at 7:11am — No Comments

43% of Small Businesses Have Been Phished: Is Your Dealership Next?

In the last 12 months 43% of Small to Mid-Size Businesses (SMBs) experienced a successful phishing attack, according to a July 2016 report titled…


Added by Erik Nachbahr on September 20, 2016 at 10:08am — No Comments

Don't Let Your Employees Bring Personal Devices to Work

Imagine that you are applying for a loan at a bank. As you sit there with the loan officer, you notice that she is using a laptop with an American Ninja sticker on the back of it. You laugh and point, "What's that? Is your bank sponsoring that TV show?" The loan officer laughs and shakes…


Added by Erik Nachbahr on July 13, 2016 at 6:23am — 1 Comment

It's Time to Step up your Content Marketing Game

While lead generation is important, according to this article on, many companies would see far greater results (and better, more-qualified leads) if more emphasis were placed on nurturing,…


Added by sara callahan on July 13, 2016 at 5:21am — No Comments

Helion Technologies Receives Partner Certification from ShoreTel, a Leading Unified Communications Solution for Auto Dealers

Timonium, MD – June 27th, 2016-- Helion Automotive Technologies announced today it has received a UCSE Tier 1 Support Certification from ShoreTel, a leading provider of business telephony and Unified Communications (UC) solutions. As a certified ShoreTel partner, Helion is authorized to work with auto dealers to design, program and implement custom UC systems, provide support for day-to-day operations…


Added by Erik Nachbahr on June 27, 2016 at 6:12am — No Comments

How to Stop Vendor Finger Pointing

One of the most common frustrations I hear from dealership employees is vendor finger pointing. Have you ever experienced anything like this?


Your inventory…


Added by Erik Nachbahr on June 14, 2016 at 6:40am — 1 Comment

Ransomware Attacks on the Rise: What Every Dealer Needs to Know

Imagine coming into work one day, firing up your computer and seeing the following message pop up onto your screen:


Your files have been encrypted by TeslaCrypt. Your documents, photos,…


Added by Erik Nachbahr on May 19, 2016 at 10:35am — No Comments

Get Ready, the Cheese is Moving Again!

The well-known book Who Moved My Cheese tells a story about change; how change is inevitable and how we all need to adapt and adjust our attitudes to change...or perish. In the last ten years the most powerful agent of change in dealerships has been technology. Think about how technology, in all…


Added by Erik Nachbahr on April 27, 2016 at 10:14am — No Comments

2015: Reflections & Gratitude for the Industry I Love

In reflecting back on 2015, I would like to reach out and share my thoughts about how grateful I am to be in a career I love and for that career to be in an industry that I love!  Very few days go by without thoughts of how truly thankful I am to be involved with so many great companies – from the large mainstays to…


Added by sara callahan on December 28, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

B2B Marketing in 2015: It’s Not All about Customer Experience

In B2B marketing, there’s no scarcity of brand messages from vendors to dealers. Increasingly, those messages now tend to market how the vendor’s products and services help dealers create a better customer experience, rather than focus on the products or services themselves. But is that a good thing?…


Added by sara callahan on October 26, 2015 at 6:19am — 1 Comment

Wall Street Versus Your Dealership - Are We At War and Don't Even Know It?

An aspiring actress was planning a cross country move from New York to California to pursue her acting career and wanted to work as an Uber driver between auditions. This, of course, necessitated a reliable vehicle - something that she did not need in New York. She had heard of an online used car buying…


Added by Joe Orr on September 9, 2015 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Are You Master of Your Domain?

Jason Jewert, Performance Improvement Consultant
by Jason Jewert, CDK Global Performance Improvement Consultant

Who can forget The Contest? One of the most memorable …


Added by CDK Global on October 29, 2014 at 10:20am — No Comments

SLAMMED with unethical, lying Vendors: AutoRev as an example

I am so frustrated and fed up with vendors who contact me to sell their products... Why, even God Himself couldn't produce such magic as these guys.  He could create the world, but…


Added by Cherie Price on May 2, 2014 at 12:00pm — 30 Comments

Between A Rock and a Hard Place: The Increasing Concern of Data Security

Data security is becoming an increasingly public concern as databases from large retailers continue to be breached and consumer information exposed. Congress is holding hearings this week with top data security professionals to discuss how best to prevent future breaches. The concern is so high that Congress is…


Added by Scott T. Joseph on March 12, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Is your dealership prepared for 2014?


Christmas is over and New Years just passed. They say the New Year brings positive change and opportunity. Since the big celebration, 2 days have passed and there are 363 days left in the year. So I ask the magic question, "Is your dealership prepared for 2014?”

Being that we are in such a competitive industry that changes by the month it is common for sudden changes to be made at the dealership level. These changes usually involve Budget (spending), Human Resources,…


Added by Stan Sher on January 3, 2014 at 12:19am — 1 Comment

How Can Vendors Deliver on Great Expectations?

As a technology provider, AutoAlert has the weighty obligation to deliver great service and support to its customers, North America’s franchised automobile retailers. 

As a dealer, do you entertain great service expectations from the vendors with which you do business? If not, you should – and you should hold them accountable for meeting those expectations.

This is an important issue. Because a recent article in…


Added by Jeff Cotton on September 9, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Dealership Vendors "Free Live Chat Software" For Your Website

Fellow Dealership Vendors - Would you like the best Live Chat Software for your own website for free? No Problem, just contact me, and I will get you started.


There is no…


Added by Shereef on November 27, 2012 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Who's Fault is it?


"We'd like to cancel our agreement because your stuff doesn't work! It doesn't do half of the stuff that we need and we don't get any support from you."


"I'm sorry to hear this from you. I understand all the things that you are trying to do, and we do all that and much more. In fact, our records indicate that we have reached out to…


Added by Todd Katcher on July 19, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives












ADMPC is a Network for Car Dealers, Automotive Marketing, Advertising and Management Pros sharing Digital Strategies and Execution Tactics.

Please Consider Automotive Marketing Professional Community Sponsors

ADM Badge


Based On Your Interests...

Onsite/Offsite Combination ADM Consulting & Coaching
Select the maximum amount you want to pay each month
Sign up for

Automotive Marketing Tools

Get ADM Toolbar

Click here to take the ADM Member Survey


ADM Events

October 2016

Getting too many emails from ADM? Click mailbox below to control which types of alerts and updates you are sent......


Top 5 Automotive Marketing Forum Discussions - 30 Days

3. 2016 J.D. Power AMR Agenda

Posted by Ralph Paglia on October 6, 2016

Share the Best Content w/AutoMarketing Community

Google Automotive Network Targeted Placement Ads

© 2016   Created by Ralph Paglia.   Powered by

ADM Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service