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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'vendor' (41)


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IS VENDOR INTEGRATION THE NEW INNOVATION?

by David Metter

A Tale That Proves 2 Technology Leaders are Better Than 1

Too many companies these days suffer as a result of being close-minded. They think innovation means constantly developing new solutions to better service dealers and OEMs. I’d like to challenge that mindset. What happened to sticking with what you’re best at? I’m not saying don’t dream big,…

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Added by David Metter on May 1, 2017 at 8:28am — No Comments


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There’s a New Kind of ADD in Automotive - “Another Damn Dashboard”

When talking to dealers about measuring marketing results from their various vendors, I often hear them bemoaning the fact that they have to log into multiple dashboards, I refer to this as “ADD.” Perhaps not the ADD you’re thinking of – here it stands for “Another Damn Dashboard!” What dealer isn’t fed up with too…

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Added by Steve White on February 23, 2017 at 5:21am — No Comments


Vendor
There’s a New Kind of ADD in Automotive - “Another Damn Dashboard”

When talking to dealers about measuring marketing results from their various vendors, I often hear them bemoaning the fact that they have to log into multiple dashboards, I refer to this as “ADD.” Perhaps not the ADD you’re thinking of – here it stands for “Another Damn Dashboard!” What dealer isn’t fed up with too…

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Added by Steve White on February 23, 2017 at 5:18am — No Comments


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Helion Automotive Technologies Announces New Office Location and Expansion of Technical Support Team in Dallas, TX

IT Provider is Hiring Staff to Service Auto & Trucking Dealerships Nationwide

Timonium, MD – January 23rd, 2017-- Helion Automotive Technologies, a leading Information Technology (IT) Managed Services Provider, announced today it is moving its current office in Dallas, TX to a new, larger location. The move comes as the company adds more than 30 technical support and call center positions to…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr on January 23, 2017 at 6:35am — No Comments


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Helion Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Helping Auto Dealers with Proactive IT Strategies to Support Business Success

Timonium, MD – January 11th, 2017-- Helion Automotive Technologies announced today it's celebrating the company's 20th anniversary. For 20 years Helion has been a Managed Services Provider for auto dealerships, designing and implementing proactive information technology (IT) strategies to support…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr on January 11, 2017 at 6:58am — No Comments


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Protect Customer Data and Bank Accounts with Two-Factor Authentication

Cybersecurity is more than just a buzzword that's hanging over from the election. This issue is a real threat to every small business, including dealerships. You may think your network is protected with a firewall and anti-virus software, but…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr on January 5, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments


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Helion Issues Top Five Information Technology (IT) Priorities and Recommendations for Auto Dealers in 2017

Timonium, MD – December 12th, 2016-- Helion Automotive Technologies, a leading provider of information technology (IT) solutions for auto dealers, today announced the top technology priorities for auto dealerships in 2017. As dealerships plan to improve operational efficiencies, allocating budgets to these five areas will result in strong, fast and secure IT backbones that will support new business and technology initiatives.

 

"Dealers often view IT as a cost of…

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


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A Simple Checklist To Prevent Employee Theft

Here's a scenario that unfortunately many dealers are familiar with: your star salesperson is poached by the competition. To add insult to injury, the salesperson takes with him a list of all his--and your dealership's--former customers.…

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Added by Erik Nachbahr on December 7, 2016 at 6:47am — No Comments


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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

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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…

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


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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…

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


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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…

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


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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…

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


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It's Time to Step up your Content Marketing Game

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

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


Vendor
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…

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


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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…

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


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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,…

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


Vendor
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…

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


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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…

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


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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?…

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

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