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July 2018 ADM Blog Posts (67)

Minivans and Compact Vans See Improved Values

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full…

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Added by Black Book on July 31, 2018 at 9:04am — No Comments

Are We Playing Whack-A-Mole with Recalls?

Most of us in the automotive community are painfully aware that our nation is in the middle of a recall epidemic -- and will be for decades to come.  A low percentage of recall repair compliance pushes the numbers of vehicles on the road with open recalls ever higher, with no relief in sight.

 

The reality is that recalls are like the black plague for vehicles ……

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Added by Chris Miller on July 31, 2018 at 7:15am — No Comments

Does Community Involvement Sell More Cars?

I recently read an interesting article in Forbes about cause-based marketing which states that  55 percent of consumers would switch brands and/or pay more for a product or service to a company that…

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Added by sara callahan on July 31, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

QR Codes: A Technology Asset or Failure?

Have any of you had success with QR Codes? By some reports they are making a comeback. But, on the other side of the coin, on an episode of Shark Tank late last year, renowned venture investor Chris Sacca commented that QR codes are “the herpes of mobile technology.”

 

Yes, pretty harsh,…

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Added by Ujj Nath on July 31, 2018 at 6:37am — No Comments

Insights of Enhanced Digital Marketing in Compliance with Smart SMS Marketing Strategy

It’s no mystery in leading the marketing through SMS or Email etc. Clients can never come approaching you; you need to develop a relationship with them and which requires some effort.

People are now close to their mobile phones, tablets, etc. and carry them…

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Added by Sujain Thomas on July 31, 2018 at 3:30am — No Comments

5 Steps to Take after Purchasing Your First Car

One of the most exciting days of your life can be the day that you buy your first car. When buying a car, it is important to remember that it is also a very important responsibility. When you buy your first car, there are five very important things that you must do.

Get…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on July 30, 2018 at 10:31am — No Comments

NEW BLACK BOOK ANALYSIS SHOWS VARYING RETENTION TRENDS OF DISCONTINUED MODELS

Not All Discontinued Vehicles Depreciation Alike

Black Book, a division of Hearst that provides industry-leading used vehicle valuation and residual value forecast solutions, made available today a new analytics-driven report that looks at why certain vehicle models were discontinued over the last several years, and how they’ve retained their values since discontinuation. Click here…

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Added by Black Book on July 30, 2018 at 7:22am — No Comments

Effective Marketing Techniques for Online Writers

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Added by Alexandra Grayson on July 30, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments

Resume Samples are the Best Way to Get Your Dream Job

The majority of applicants are remaining wondering the way they should file format and set a resume which is observed by the possible employers. A few might not be in a position to afford composing best federal resume writing services or spending money on the template of the resume. This is when the free template to guide their own resume writing is going to be best. There are lots of free resume…

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Added by Helen on July 28, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

Let’s learn about title pawn

In states like Georgia, we have seen that there are a lot of auto title pawn companies or stores which can offer you a loan in a matter of some minutes. An important thing that we should unquestionably clear is that many people get caught in figuring out the…

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Added by Haris Saeed on July 27, 2018 at 4:30am — No Comments

Want to Maximize Retention?

Creating a Service Drive Experience to Maximize Retention

Bringing a car to the service drive for maintenance and repairs is necessary, but few customers look forward to the task. Even the smallest repair can take time out of the day and create an inconvenience. Yet,…

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Added by Anne Fleming on July 25, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments

Lead Generation Never Stops

 

Need more leads? Whenever sales are slow, one of the first reactions from salespeople, and sometimes their managers, is to proclaim they need more leads or better leads.

In response, they might run a lead generation campaign which results in a temporary lift in lead…

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Added by Bill Wittenmyer on July 25, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

BENEFITS OF TFC CAR TITLE LOANS RIVERSIDE

TFC car title loans Riverside to ensure that the residents of this area do not get left behind when it comes to enjoying our wide array of benefits. We ensure that our main aim is not to repossess the cars of our customers by to help the customers with their financial situations and give them a fair way of repaying back the loans.…

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Added by Haris Saeed on July 25, 2018 at 3:30am — No Comments

Swapalease.com Announces The Best Trucks & SUVs for “Glamping”

Users Voted on What They Believe are the Most Comfortable Vehicles for Glamorous Camping

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, today announced their selections on the “best trucks and SUVs for glamping.” Swapalease collected data from users in top travel markets on which vehicles they believe are most comfortable for luxurious camping. New model leased vehicles provide top technology features and extra comfort.  Swapalease users want to…

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Added by John Sternal on July 24, 2018 at 11:31am — No Comments


Vendor
5 Parts of an Outsourced Service BDC Difficult to Replicate In-Dealership

When it comes to the Customer Experience (CX) delivered by your Service BDC, most dealers feel pretty strongly that a traditional, small Service BDC can be done well in-house, get the job done, and for a decent price.  Right?  Let me ask you, how high is your bar?  Are you aware how much higher it…

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Added by Rob Canales on July 24, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

Compact Cars Experience A Drop

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full…

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Added by Black Book on July 24, 2018 at 10:13am — No Comments

Great Lessons From Historical Mistakes

The automotive industry is changing with self-driving cars, companies such as Uber entering the field and the decline of oil-dependent vehicles.  

 

To that point, I am sure many of you are familiar with the shocking stories and downfalls of three highly successful companies: Blockbuster, Kodak and Xerox.

 

So, what lessons can be learned from…

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Added by Ujj Nath on July 24, 2018 at 6:56am — No Comments

Texting solutions for car dealerships

Dealerships today need to be as competitive as possible and use as many options as they can to bring communication with their customers to another level. Besides face-to-face consultations, it is sometimes essential that conversations continue outside the…

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Added by Thomas F. Jung on July 24, 2018 at 6:11am — No Comments


Dealer
Do You Often Drive Your RV in the Rain? Here are 5 Safety Tips to Follow

If you are a naturalist and love spending time outdoors, an rv deserves a place in your garage. Recreational vehicles or rvs, as they are popularly known offer tons of storage space and are equipped with living space and amenities found in an average home. If affordability is an issue, attend rv auto auctions to bring home a used rv at dirt…

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Added by Denis Lilleus on July 23, 2018 at 11:37pm — No Comments

BLACK BOOK JUNE DEPRECIATION REPORT SHOWS HIGHEST BUT STILL BETTER THAN TYPICAL MONTHLY DEPRECIATION SO FAR IN 2018

According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2013-2017 decreased in value -1.2% during June, with cars changing -1.6% and trucks -1.0%. All vehicles are averaging a 12-month change of -13.9%, which is a lower average depreciation than typical pattern of -16% to -18% annually.

Two segments each saw positive changes in their average values during June: Sporty Cars at +0.5%, and Compact Vans at +0.3%. Vehicles in the Sporty Car segment include the…

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Added by Black Book on July 23, 2018 at 1:21pm — No Comments

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