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Added by Steve White on August 31, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
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One challenge in many dealerships is building an environment where teamwork thrives.
Salespeople are focused on their own individual commissions, not the stores; technicians are focused on the billable hours they produce, not the departments; and F&I managers want their penetration and…
Added by Chris Miller on August 31, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments
Jumpstart Automotive Media, a leading media, insights, and marketing solutions company, today released its monthly share of shopper interest data. The report reveals that there is recent growth in interest for the Entry Luxury Sedan segment, but the segment is also drawing interest in other…Continue
Added by John Sternal on August 30, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments
(Part 4 of a 4-part blog series on vehicle merchandising)
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Text messaging is taking over...
No, this is not old news from the 1990s. It is 2017, and everybody is talking about texting. “Why, isn’t texting available for a long time and an old technology?”, one might ask. It is, but it is also the one that is currently flourishing. Stats show…
Added by Ralph Paglia on August 29, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Added by Black Book on August 29, 2017 at 11:50am — No Comments
Having a car means that you can get to work, school or wherever else you would like to go on your own schedule. However, it also means that you have to spend money on insurance, gas, and maintenance. How can making upgrades to your vehicle save you money during the winter months?
Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 29, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments
Every so often, you come across a crash that boggles the mind, once you learn that someone actually survived it. Here are five car accidents to wrap your mind around.
The South Bend Tribune, in the May 21, 2014 edition,…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on August 29, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
Jumpstart Automotive Media recently analyzed more than 4,000 Tier-3 dealer digital marketing campaigns that ran in 2016.
The campaigns were divided into four categories based on length (1, 2,…Continue
Added by Ujj Nath on August 29, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
Back in November 2009 Google introduced sitelink extensions to the web. This was great as it provided search marketers to provide multiple landing destinations for their campaigns or ad-groups. Then in 2012 Google introduced the extended sitelink format which gave use the benefits of the…Continue
Added by Paul Wilson on August 28, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Now is the time to start preparing for cold weather, especially if your vehicle's windshield sustained a crack or two over the summer. You probably already know that cracks can spread, sometimes seemingly overnight. What you might not be aware of is how the winter elements can affect windshield glass, causing you even further problems…Continue
Added by Dixie Somers on August 28, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments
16.5 Million New Vehicle Sales remains an historically great year for the Car Business!
WardsAuto has issued a forecast calling for U.S. auto dealers to sell and deliver 1.51…Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on August 28, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Just because you're in a wheelchair doesn't mean you can't have an awesome car! Check these rides out there that are not only wheelchair accessible, but downright cool at the same time.
As you would imagine from the name, the Segway Puma is not so…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on August 28, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Urbandale, IA--August 28,…Continue
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Over 200 transactions expected for the year; dealers begin taking on equity partners, while reinsurance profits increasingly factor into buy/sells, and key manager retirements spur sales
Irvine, CA – August 28, 2017 – Dealership buy/sell activity during the first half of 2017 reveals a notable willingness by auto dealers to take on minority and majority equity partners, according to analysis…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on August 28, 2017 at 7:20am — No Comments
Adoption of new tech solutions is well under way in the automotive industry, and we can even expect self-driving car boom in the near future. But, what about innovations in marketing and sales? Do automotive dealers use them to the fullest potential? Probably not, athough we should when working in business that actively implements advanced technologies.
A car dealer’s job in its core remains the same – you have to make people like you, trust you and buy what you offer them with the…Continue
Added by Gregory Stewens on August 28, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments