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Contacting Customers on Their Terms

Contacting Customers on Their Terms

Like most of you that read this blog, I’ve spend years and years in the automotive industry. I’ve become immune to the sales techniques and…

When and Where Should You Be Asking for Referrals!? Here are Your Top 7 Spots:

When and Where Should You Be Asking for Referrals!? Here are Your Top 7 Spots:

I recently added this into a forum post comment and realized that some more people might be wondering about this. Where is the best place to ask …

The Purchasing Power of Hispanics

The Purchasing Power of Hispanics

The current Hispanic population rests at about 17 percent of the total U.S. population, but it’s projected to reach 31 percent by 2060. As the population…

7 Steps to Make Texting Effective in Your Service Department

7 Steps to Make Texting Effective in Your Service Department

The best text success comes when you have buy-in from EVERYONE participating. So if you're ready to start texting with consumers in the service drive, use …

Business Development Center to Sales Process

Business Development Center to Sales Process

We've had a business development center (BDC) at our Hyundai store for quite some time. We receive about four hundred internet leads and maybe 120…

A Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager

While dealers have been paying attention to social media for a couple of years now, it hasn't been until recently that the effort and investment has been put into hiring employees directly engaged in the field. It has been pushed off on Internet managers, sales people, and occasionally college-bound children of owners and general managers (more often than you probably know).

This infographic design by our friends at SocialCast puts the job into perspective in a way that will hopefully shed some light on what a full-time social manager's day looks like. We don't necessarily have to understand what it is that they're doing, but we definitely need to know that there is a distinct ROI involved.

When done right, there is.

Social Media Manager

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