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August 2018 ADM Blog Posts (77)

Digital Marketing Wild Ride for Dealer.com Team

“It’s been a wild ride with strong results,” Chris Smith of Dealer.com says of a program intended in part to get dealers more involved in…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 31, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments


Vendor
3 Tips to Improve the Results of Phone Calls

Many dealerships subscribe to some type of call tracking service that records incoming phone calls, however, many sales managers neglect to listen to the calls on a regular basis.

Typically, it’s not until the end of the month when they’re trying to squeeze out those last few…

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Added by Andy Church on August 31, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Stop Chasing Squirrels: The More You Know, the More You Sell

Henry Ford was once asked why he visited his executives rather than having them come to his office when problems arose or he needed questions answered. “I go to save them time,” said Ford. “I’ve found that I can leave the other fellow’s office a lot quicker than I can get him to leave mine.” Ford knew the necessity of gaining information.[1] He also knew…

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Added by Todd Smith on August 30, 2018 at 7:02am — No Comments

Market Remains Steady

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 August 30, 2018 at 6:44am — No Comments

Latest Auto Brand Shopping Highlights - What Consumers Are Looking At

Following are the latest brand shopping insights from Jumpstart Automotive Media, which tracks millions of consumer shopping patterns each month. Here are some interesting data points from their most recent report:

  • Subaru had the most July growth in brand interest (+9%) compared with June among top 10 brands, now ranking 9th. The Crosstrek contributed to its growth (+18% in the Subcompact SUV/CUV segment) and the Ascent is gaining interest (new launch) with 31% growth…
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Added by John Sternal on August 30, 2018 at 6:32am — No Comments

Is Blockchain the Future of Fin-Tech

The ever-increasing popularity of Cryptocurrencies has also helped shed light on what is known as the Blockchain technology. It is what helps decentralize Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as with its ability to act as a public ledger, recording and verifying transactions, and ultimately diminishing the need for a central management system.…

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Added by ha van dong on August 30, 2018 at 12:30am — No Comments

Don’t let your Competition Out-Brand You!

I am sure many of you are familiar with the sad fate of Toys R Us.

But, do you remember how it originated it’s online journey?  In…

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Added by John Wingle on August 29, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Content Marketing Is Not a One and Done Game

There is one common problem most companies run into when they start a content marketing strategy. Frequently, executives have unreal expectations and expect to go from zero to hero in a matter of days. They want an immediate return-on-investment – such as leads, engagement or website traffic. I am afraid that is simply not realistic. Hey, sometimes you can hit gold straight…

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Added by sara callahan on August 29, 2018 at 6:57am — No Comments

Auto Dealership Buy/Sell Market Picks Up Steam: 2018 On Track for 5th Year of 200+ Acquisitions, According to The Blue Sky Report® released by Kerrigan Advisors

New tax law and economies of scale help publics and consolidators buck trends to grow earnings and fuel Q2 Buy/Sell market to 92% growth over Q1; one-eighth of all auto dealerships have changed hands since 2014 as industry consolidation continues

Irvine, CA – August 29, 2018 – The new tax law and improved economies of scale and scope are among the trends driving a robust Buy/Sell market in Q2, after a slow start to the year, according to The…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on August 29, 2018 at 6:57am — No Comments


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Amazon business marketing affiliate for social media networking reviews

You might surely have heard about the Amazon company who deals in the e-commerce or online shopping.The online shopping is a trending sound that hits the entire wall of productssales. Byusingtheinternet you can buy or sell anythingeasily. The 74% person around the globe takes the benefits of the online shopping but did they know that they can also make the earning by buying the product.…

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Added by justan on August 29, 2018 at 3:30am — No Comments

Self-Sufficient: 5 Car Repairs You Can Learn to Do Yourself

When you own a car, there is a lot of work that needs to be done to ensure it continues to be properly maintained. If you take care of your car, it will continue to operate well for you for years to come. While car maintenance can seem expensive, there are actually…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on August 28, 2018 at 8:42am — No Comments

Resume formats

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 August 28, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

Largest Survey on Automotive Digital Retailing Now Open to ADM Members

Take part in the largest survey on digital retailing as we re-imagine and innovate the automotive sales process. All responses will be confidential. We encourage dealers, vendors, and OEM managers to participate in this survey. Please take the survey today and share the survey link with your…

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Added by Brian Pasch on August 28, 2018 at 7:48am — No Comments

ANNUAL SWAPALEASE.COM “NFL AND CARS” SURVEY PAIRS NFL TEAMS WITH CERTAIN TYPES OF CARS AND TRUCKS

Car Enthusiasts Also Weigh in On Topics Like National Anthem Debate, Loss of Interest in Football, and Vehicle Subscription Services

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, unveiled today results from its fourth annual “NFL and Cars” survey, offering predictions car enthusiasts have on the upcoming NFL season, and ranking which types of cars remind them of NFL franchises.

While the majority of those polled said the New York Giants (10.8%)…

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Added by John Sternal on August 28, 2018 at 7:37am — No Comments

You May Want to Keep an Eye on Tesla, Here’s Why:

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently tweeted that he wanted to take Tesla private, which has garnered a lot of attention. Hey, I realize that Tesla as a company can be a polarizing issue in our automotive industry. But this is something you may want to pay attention to.

 

Here’s…

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Added by Ujj Nath on August 28, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Car Crash Compensation: 5 Tips for Taking the Next Steps after an Accident

Driving a car is normally a fairly safe activity. While you can take all necessary precautions when behind the wheel, accidents do happen. If you are involved in an auto accident, there are five things you should do to make sure the situation is handled as…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on August 27, 2018 at 8:55am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Integrates DMS with ProMax, Helping Dealers to Streamline Lead Generation and Sales Process

Albany, NY – August 27, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has integrated its dealership management system (DMS) with ProMax, a leading supplier of retail automotive CRM/ILM, desking, credit and compliance software. Dealers using both Auto/Mate and ProMax solutions will benefit from the enhanced sales, lead, marketing and productivity management tools available through real-time data exchanges between the two systems.

 

"ProMax is a proven, award-winning…

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Added by Mike Esposito on August 27, 2018 at 8:48am — No Comments

Three Buyer Behaviors Automotive OEM Suppliers Should Know

Are you selling effectively to the B2B buyer?

In the last several years, the B2B buying process has changed dramatically. Buyer’s expectations have changed accordingly. Consequently, traditional sales processes are becoming less and less effective.

Selling to today’s savvy B2B buyer requires new thinking. Here are three factors that influence buyer behavior, and how to deal with…

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Added by Ernie Perich on August 27, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Advancing Technology and the Public Threat

If you’re a movie fan, at some point, you will almost certainly have witnessed a scene where a villain sabotages a vehicle. The unsuspecting character gets into their car, fires up the engine and it explodes, dramatically. Or, perhaps the villain messes with the brakes, causing the main character to have a horrible crash. While these are familiar scenes out of a movie, the…

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Added by Chris Miller on August 27, 2018 at 6:44am — No Comments


Dealer
How Safe Are Repo Cars to Buy?

"I couldn't find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself." - Ferdinand Porsche

Cars repossessed by a bank when the original owner missed payments make up repo cars. Purchasing a repo car can be one of the greatest deals of one’s life or a total disaster. The clear benefit of cost savings and uncertainty…

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Added by Denis Lilleus on August 27, 2018 at 12:27am — No Comments

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