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April 2018 ADM Blog Posts (95)

Some Smart Techniques to Use a Blog for Enhancing SEO Results

Is your blog proving to be quite beneficial to your business and performing to its fullest potential? If you are a newcomer to the art of blogging, here are some effective strategies suggested by experts for using your blog and obtaining effective SEO gains. Every business or company believes in blogging for connecting and engaging with their target audience effectively. Unfortunately, not many of the organizations are able to completely capitalize on the content of their blogs for boosting…

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Added by Sujain Thomas on April 19, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments

Is Facebook Marketing Still a Valuable Strategy? Absolutely.

Recently Facebook announced that it will stop using data from third-party data aggregators to supplement its own data that it uses for ad targeting. What does this mean for car dealers?

 

Until this announcement, Facebook collected data from three sources which it used to accurately target its users with ads. These sources were:

 

  • Facebook’s…
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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on April 18, 2018 at 6:42am — No Comments

BLACK BOOK MARCH DEPRECIATION REPORT SHOWS A CONTINUATION OF STRONG RETENTION FOR SEVERAL SMALLER CAR SEGMENTS

According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2012-2016 depreciated in value by -0.4%, an improvement from February’s level of -1.1% due to a continued stronger-than-expected spring selling season. Cars increased in value by +0.6%, while trucks decreased -1.1%. All vehicles are averaging a 12-month change of -15.0%.

For the second-straight month, Sub-Compact Luxury CUVs showed the largest depreciation in March at -2.6% (February showed -2.8%).…

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Added by Black Book on April 18, 2018 at 6:25am — No Comments

6 Contact Strategies that Pay Dividends with Women

Men and women communicate in different ways and have different expectations when buying a car.

Therefore, it’s critical to incorporate different contact strategies into your communication methods with your women customers.

           

1. Know the…

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Added by Anne Fleming on April 18, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments

Hearst Autos Joins CDK Global Partner Program

Dealerships can expect higher performing placements and faster turnaround…

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Added by John Sternal on April 17, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

Lease Credit Approval Rates Rise to 67.3% In March

Lease Approval Ratings Continue to Improve in March Following Steady Monthly Approval Increases in Q1

 

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 67.3% approval rate in March, a rise from the February rate of 65.2%.

 

March experienced a higher number of applicants with qualifications that led to more approvals for taking over another…

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Added by John Sternal on April 17, 2018 at 6:58am — No Comments

Another Big Disruptor is Joining the Automotive World

As an industry, we’re witnessing the largest shift and money grab in history -- from the likes of Carvana, Blinker, and Fair, to the possible entrance of Amazon into car buying.

 

And now, another huge retail company has decided to jump in… but in a way that…

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Added by Ujj Nath on April 17, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

Lehel Reeves Joins Flick Fusion as Director of Partnerships and Business Development

Urbandale, IA—April 16, 2018—Flick Fusion announced today that Lehel Reeves has joined the company as Director of Partnerships and Business Development. In his new position, Reeves will oversee the creation and management of synergistic partnerships that will raise awareness for Flick Fusion’s leading…

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Added by Timmy D. James on April 16, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

PROTECTIVE ASSET PROTECTION REVEALS LATEST DEALER SURVEY ON VEHICLE SERVICE CONTRACTS/F&I OFFERINGS

Protective Asset Protection, a provider of F&I programs, services, and dealer-owned warranty programs, announced today results of its latest survey addressing dealer concerns and opportunities with F&I product offerings. Behind financing, additional F&I offerings represent the second-largest opportunity for margin growth for dealers (57.6%).…

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Added by John Sternal on April 16, 2018 at 8:27am — No Comments

The Times Union Names Auto/Mate a Winner of the Albany 2018 Top Workplaces Award and Special Award for Managers

Albany, NY – April 16, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today that it has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by the Times Union. Auto/Mate ranked as a Top Workplace in the midsize category,…

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Added by Mike Esposito on April 16, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments

Key Conundrum: 5 Tricks to Avoid Getting Locked out of Your Car

No one gets locked out of their car on purpose but it happens. This could happen anywhere, which is partly what makes it scary. The following are five tricks you can consider to avoid getting locked out of your car.

Check Yourself

One thing you can do is check yourself before exiting the car.…

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Added by Kara Masterson on April 14, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Instagram: Highest Ranking Quotes, Keywords and Hashtags

The Most Instagrammed Quotes And Popular Hashtags

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Scroll through Instagram's epic landscapes, laughing babies, delicious food, and adorable animals for a few…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on April 14, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

Safety First: 5 Precautions to Take with Every Vehicle You Drive

Vehicles provide you with untold freedom, convenience, and access to adventure. In the event of an accident, you will want to recruit help from a lawyer like The Jaklitsch Law Group. These…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on April 13, 2018 at 9:37am — No Comments

Car Care 101: 4 Tricks to Keeping Your Ride Nice

You are going to buy a car. This is probably one of the biggest investments you will make, so it is important that you take the right steps to keep your vehicle looking good. The following are four tricks you can use to do just that.

Car Cover

The simplest thing you…

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Added by Kara Masterson on April 13, 2018 at 7:34am — No Comments

Ally Financial and Scott Painter's Fair Form Strategic Alliance

Ally and Fair Announce Strategic Alliance

Detroit-based Ally Financial Inc. has announced a new agreement with Fair, the digital used-vehicle

retailer helmed by…
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Added by Ralph Paglia on April 11, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Yield Management: What We Can Learn From Airlines

If you have flown recently there are two inescapable and related facts: (1) nearly every seat is full and (2) nearly every seat is priced differently.

This is because airlines realize that planes taking off with empty seats represents lost revenue that will never come back.…

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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on April 11, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

“Why status-quo” is a mindset that will Kill your Dealership

If you’ve been in the retail automotive industry for any length of time, you’ve seen how inaction is thought to be the best course of action.

With today's evolving retail world where consumer’s can order oil and battery changes on Amazon, I’m sure there are many…

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Added by Ujj Nath on April 11, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments

Reasons Why Companies Require Branded PowerPoint Templates for Creating Impressive Business Presentations

A PowerPoint template actually is supposed to be a kind of a blueprint that an inexperienced professional could use for creating effective business presentations more easily. It would be assisting you in achieving uniform formatting and design simply by prescribing visuals, layouts, fonts, logos, color, transition styles, animation, and even data visualization formats. You could be creating templates within PowerPoint directly and you have valid reasons why you should get one deployed in…

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Added by Sujain Thomas on April 11, 2018 at 3:05am — No Comments

Sales Targets or Customer Satisfaction: What's More Important?

Look around the Internet – Google, BING, and online forums – and you’ll find a similar question everywhere ...

“How much does an automotive salesperson earn per deal?” Answers vary from a set salary to $50 to $1,000 or more per deal.…

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Added by CPI Results on April 11, 2018 at 1:30am — No Comments

How to Prevent Trouble after a Car Accident

Even a relatively minor auto accident can bring your life to a grinding halt if you aren’t careful. With a little planning and some foresight, you can avoid a myriad of expensive problems over the next few months. Here are a few tactics that you can use to avoid major issues after…

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Added by Dixie Somers on April 10, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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