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Online Automobile Sales Are Only One Generation Away And They Are Already Planning Their Purchases!

Consumers always have and always will seek the path of least resistance to get the best deal they can when they purchase a new or pre-owned vehicle; and you can't blame them.  Similarly, it is understandable that auto dealers always have and always will try to define what the best deal is for their customers; and it typically includes preserving a fair profit.  Unfortunately, their objectives aren't always weighted the same; even though they should be.

Today's internet educated…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on May 3, 2014 at 5:50pm — No Comments

Driving Loyalty Is Inviting Vendor Partners To Join Their B2B Social Marketing Initiative. Do you Qualify?

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Social marketing plans often include B2C and B2B elements to take advantage of the…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on April 15, 2014 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Data Base Marketing Can Promote Social Media Beyond Facebook's Paid Ads And Newly Limited Organic Search

WAAOL - All Automotive Advertising All The Time

Automotive advertising agencies have learned to manipulate the changing…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on April 14, 2014 at 10:42am — No Comments

The Power of Podcasts for Social Marketing

Automotive Advertising agencies recognize the value of consumer generated content to extend the reach and…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on April 11, 2014 at 10:15am — No Comments

Social Media Matters Because Your Customers Do!

Most discussions about Social Media between automotive advertising agencies and their auto dealer clients center around R.O.I.; or their perceived lack thereof.

I accept responsibility for providing proof of my performance. However, I…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on April 6, 2014 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

Driving Loyalty Adds Social Marketing Initiative To Their Data Base Marketing Platform

Philip Zelinger, the host of the blog talk radio show - Lunch With Phil Discussing Automotive Advertising - is scheduled to review a new Social Marketing Initiative being introduced by Driving Loyalty in the second quarter of 2014.  The show will air on Monday, March 31st, 2014…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on March 30, 2014 at 5:47pm — No Comments

The Automotive Advertising Experts Show on March 28th 2014 Will Feature An Interview With Michael Wynns Discussing The Automotive Leadership Roundtable & Awards, (ALR)

The Automotive Advertising Experts show is hosted on Blog Talk Radio and featured on AdAgencyOnline.Net – an auto industry networking resource portal.  Philip Zelinger, the President of Ad Agency Online and host of the show, will interview Michael Wynns, the President of Automotive Resource Partner, (ARP) on Fri., March…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on March 26, 2014 at 4:06pm — 2 Comments

Auto Dealers Shift From Brick & Mortar To Online Showrooms Powered By Social Marketing

Automotive advertising agencies have adjusted to accommodate consumer preferences that have shifted from shopping at their local auto row in favor of a growing number of online options. 

The shift from conventional radio, T.V. and print media to digital advertising including websites, banner ads, S.E.O./S.E.M strategies and even email vs. direct mail has matured into even more consumer centric social…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on March 16, 2014 at 2:17pm — 3 Comments

Automotive Advertising Agencies Using Social Marketing Rely On Past, Present And Future Vendor Solutions

Forward thinking automotive advertising agencies understand that most changes in the auto industry are driven by technology; however, all of them are powered by human nature.   The evolution from word of mouth referral systems relying on relationship based sales processes to today’s consumer driven social marketing messages can be traced to their  common element; people like to do business with people that they like.…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on March 13, 2014 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Automotive Advertising Agencies Begrudgingly Shift To Social Marketing

Automotive advertising agencies must constantly reinvent themselves to keep up with consumer preferences. When customers discovered the internet automotive advertising agencies were forced to follow them online.  New tools like web sites, conversion applications to capture customer information, banner ads and S.E.O./S.E.M. strategies were developed to replace radio, T.V., and print production services. …

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Added by Philip Zelinger on March 9, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Social Marketing Leverages Customer Relationships To Maximize R.O.I. For Auto Dealers

Automotive advertising agencies and marketing consultants often leverage their resources to maximize the R.O.I. from their auto dealer client’s advertising investments.  Since social marketing is powered by customers sharing their experiences online throughout their shopping, buying and ownership cycle it is logical that advertising agencies should rely on this viral media.…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on March 6, 2014 at 3:47pm — 4 Comments

Social Marketing Starts At Home

Social marketing may be the next best thing but, like all successful next generation solutions, it is built on the foundation of proven old school wisdoms. Word of mouth advertising pre-dates today’s technology driven social marketing as a proven way to build a business.  The fact that people like to do business with people they like and that trust is the foundation for any transaction is a reflection of human nature which is the basis for long term business…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on March 2, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Todays Empowered Consumer Will Re-define The Auto Dealership Of Tomorrow

Today’s educated consumer empowered by knowledge they acquired on the internet has little patience for a self-serving dealer message.  A click of their mouse will answer their questions and find a vehicle that fits their needs leaving little reason to visit a dealership. Truth be told, the brick and mortar auto dealership is not necessarily the most efficient business model for cost conscious consumers or profit driven auto dealers to achieve their respective goals.

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Added by Philip Zelinger on August 6, 2012 at 10:29am — No Comments

Learn How IntellaCar’s NEW iPad Solution Drives Sales … Now Available For All Makes!

 

I am writing this post to announce that IntellaCar has completed a successful Pilot program.  Sales consultants using IntellaCar at several leading Toyota Dealers over a four month period experienced the following successes:

  • Increased sales volume – 2 to 4 more vehicles per sales consultant
  • Higher gross profits – up 30% for sales consultants using Intellacar
  • Improved customer satisfaction – up 47%

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Added by Philip Zelinger on August 21, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

AdAgencyOnline.Net Reviews EVOX IMAGES ® On Their Automotive Advertising Experts Blog Talk Radio Show

AdAgencyOnline.Net is an automotive advertising resource / networking portal known for their in-depth reviews of cutting edge automotive advertising vendors on their hosted blog talk radio station – WAAOL, All Automotive Advertising News All The Time.  This week’s Automotive Advertising Experts show will feature a review of an iconic vendor, EVOX IMAGES ®, known by automotive advertising agencies as the best…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on July 28, 2011 at 3:41pm — No Comments

PSCars.com Licenses Tools to Enhance Auto Dealer Websites and better Showcase Stores to Sell more effectively to Online Vehicle Buyers

 

Philip Zelinger, the President of Ad Agency Online, L.L.C. and the host of the blog talk radio station WAAOL, All Automotive Advertising News All The Time, announced today that he accepted Practical Systems as a new vendor client.  Practical Systems hosts a new consumer centric marketing platform with some unique perspectives on how automobiles should be purchased…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on June 20, 2011 at 1:41pm — No Comments

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