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Car Research, a notable CRM company, today takes an EXTREMELY strong dealer-protective and data-protective stance--essentially, they're first to take a strong public stand that they do NOT share your data with anyone and only use the data as a dealer directs. No selling of data! No remarketing to your customers! No condescension! ON A DEALER'S SIDE RIGHT OUTTA' THE GATE FOR YEARS NOW AND STILL GOING FORWARD! WONDERFUL!!!! Here's their email announcement:
It was Monday December 12, 2011 and I had decided to take a nap at 4:00 PM as I had just spent an average of 14 hours per day working from my home office. I actually spent all weekend working on projects and creating more curriculums.
My nap was rather long and I slept until 8:00 PM. I woke up and looked at my cell phone only to find a voice message from a random phone number in California. I listened to the message and saw that it was one of Scott Painter's…Continue
I received this email about eight hours ago from an employee of DealerTrack. They asked me that I kept it discreet so I will not be mentioning who it was that sent this to me. It is amazing that DealerTrack's own employees have certain opinions about DealerTrack selling ALG to TrueCar. Does it mean that DealerTrack's own employees are against this deal too? I know that I myself could not work for a company that would allow something like this (no matter how much money I was getting…
I send this message as a true friend in the automotive industry. As
some of you already know it is my mission to help dealers be
profitable and grow their results.
I wanted to reach out to you and send you this message to inform you
of what has been going on with Zag.com/TrueCar and the current
I know that a lot of dealers are using Zag.com because they are sold
on the fact that they never pay for a lead and only pay…