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December 2018 ADM Blog Posts (42)


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Setting up Roku: Level up Your Binge-Watching Experience

Looking for setting up Roku? If so then this article is worth reading. First of all, we would like to congratulate you on the purchase of a brand new Roku device. Yet you need to get it fully operational. Let us tell you that roku.com/link is the default web address…

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Added by Nikita on December 30, 2018 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Make Your Brand even Bigger in 2019?

The older 2018 year is passing by, the new is coming with wonderful hope that 2019 is going to be this year.

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The year of terrific achievement of your Brand.

Your brand for more exposure and with this final aims to…

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Added by Blazho Gjorgiev on December 30, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Can Dealers Compete with Online Used Vehicle Retailers?

Read the headlines and you see it everywhere: online used vehicle sales are booming.

 

Carvana is expanding into dozens of new markets and although it has yet to turn a profit, its vehicle unit sales more than doubled and gross profit nearly tripled in Q3 2018. The retailer just announced $2 billion in financing from Ally…

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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on December 28, 2018 at 7:27am — No Comments

Whose Lead Is It Anyway?

Attribution in marketing

Imagine a scenario in which your sales jump up one month to unprecedented numbers. The business is doing well, everyone is happy, and it seems like it’s never going to end.

Next month, the numbers drop. Why? Are you doing something differently? Where can you spend money next month to get the numbers back up to where they were?

In a nutshell, this exact scenario is why the science of attribution in marketing is so important. Throwing…

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Added by Ryan Cassirer on December 27, 2018 at 9:39am — No Comments

Scripts Are for Actors, not your Websites

Have you ever eagerly awaited the release of a great new movie? Anticipation mounts as release day approaches. Then you go and see it, only to leave disappointed. I’m sure I can name plenty of box office bombs which were initially hyped up and expected to be box office blockbusters. If you look at the factors involved in what makes a “bomb” versus a…

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Added by Brett Sutherlin on December 27, 2018 at 7:26am — No Comments

Will Video Bring You New Customers?

While many dealerships agree that video is important and worthwhile, at the same time some think it’s time-consuming and lack the resources to put a video marketing strategy in place.

 

What if I told you that acquiring and scaling a well-planned video marketing strategy which leverages video content for shoppers throughout the entire buying…

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Added by Timmy D. James on December 27, 2018 at 7:04am — No Comments

Can’t we all just get along?

In my experience, one of the top frustrations dealers have when choosing the best solutions from multiple vendors is how to get them to work well together.

The problem is, whether it’s a DMS; CRM; service lane tool; or any other significant technology available; not all work together in…

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Added by Veronica Dunford on December 27, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

WORLD’S KNOWLEDGE THROUGH STUDYING

Students these days are somewhat negligent of a very important skill: writing. In some cases, they have to pay the price dearly.

Acquiring knowledge seems to be a tedious process in many cases. And if you…

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Added by Jinjer Nallek on December 27, 2018 at 3:30am — No Comments

7 Rules on How to Be a High-Achiever

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Added by Florence Clark on December 27, 2018 at 3:30am — No Comments

Facts About E**** Writing Service Revealed

Writing service takes care of every single evaluation as a personal task.

The content material you see is the ultimate end result that arrives soon after diligent study, hearing…

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Added by Betty Cleghorn on December 27, 2018 at 12:00am — No Comments

The Growing Used Vehicle Market May Be Great for Consumers

According to a recent article in Automotive News, investors and car dealers have shifted their focus to the…

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Added by Chris Miller on December 26, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments


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Damaged Windscreen: Repair or Replace?

Drivers fail to realize how important their car windshield is until it gets damaged. Whether it be a fender bender or a rock skidding off the tire at high speed, once the glass cracks you know that you must take some action. Driving with a damaged windshield can be dangerous as a strong gust of wind can break it at high speeds, depending on the…

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Added by Steven Clarke on December 25, 2018 at 5:30am — No Comments

Auto Dealership Buy/Sell Transactions Increase 20% YOY: 2018 Trending to be Most Active Buy/Sell Market on Record

2018 will be fifth consecutive year of over 200 buy/sells, according to The Blue Sky Report® released by Kerrigan Advisors; strong economy fuels robust market - sellers motivated by high valuations that may not last; increased consolidation, generational transfers and…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on December 21, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

What Can Dealers Expect When They Restructure Their Business From an NCFC to a DOWC?

As car dealer principals look to transition away from operating a non-controlled foreign corporation (NCFC) due to the unknown outcome of the new tax law, many have set their sights on becoming a dealer-owned warranty company (DOWC). As part of this, dealers have been asking about the specifics behind the DOWC structure, and what a transition would look like.

The Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law by President Trump in December 2017 and is effective for the 2018…

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Added by John Sternal on December 20, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

fusionZONE Releases Mobile Text Coupons for Sales & Service

Auto Dealers Increase Service Leads Over 200%

With Mobile Text Coupons

 

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calf.,…

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Added by Brett Sutherlin on December 20, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

LEASE CREDIT APPROVALS DROP SLIGHTLY TO 68.9% IN NOVEMBER

Lease Approval Ratings Drop Slightly in November Following Slight Increase in October

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 68.9% approval rate in November, a slight drop from the October rate of 70.9%. 

The number of lease approvals is slightly higher than last year for the month of November, as 67.5% of lease applicants were approved in 2017, and 64.7% were approved in November of…

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Added by John Sternal on December 19, 2018 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Why Shop Here? Your Culture Matters.

Why Shop Here? Your Culture Matters.

When thinking about business operations, it’s common to examine sales strategies, customer service procedures, and customer experience. Less common is a review of dealership culture, which is the cornerstone that drives…

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Added by Anne Fleming on December 19, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

Secrets to a Successful Follow Up Call

When a customer leaves the lot without purchasing a vehicle, there's a good chance he or she will never be back. A few may return, but most won't. Does that mean you should never follow up with customers? Obviously not!

 

The follow-up call is critical and can absolutely save a deal.…

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Added by Bill Wittenmyer on December 19, 2018 at 7:31am — No Comments

Car Segment Decline Continues

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 December 18, 2018 at 10:59am — No Comments

If People Buy From People They Like, How Do You Get Them to Like You?

It’s a well-known fact that people buy from people (or companies) they like. There are certainly many different ways to get customers to like your dealership, from providing a great customer experience to being active in your local community.

 

However, consumers are increasingly finicky when choosing where to buy or service their vehicle. In…

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Added by sara callahan on December 18, 2018 at 7:18am — No Comments

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