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Texting for Business Landlines - Wait, you can text landlines?

Texting for Business Landlines - Wait, you can text landlines?

I understand that there are many texting platforms but not all texting is created equal. Often dealerships have found trouble with providing one number to …

Tech-Pocalypse Now!

Tech-Pocalypse Now!

There’s a shortage of technicians most dealerships are experiencing, and the drought has no end in sight. Unwittingly, well-trained technicians n…

Making the Sale by Communicating with Your Customers

Making the Sale by Communicating with Your Customers

You may see and talk to dozens of customers on any given day and while most of them are at your dealership to purchase a car (some may just be browsing), o…

5 Referral Program MYTHS - BUSTED!

5 Referral Program MYTHS - BUSTED!

Myth 1: Referral Marketing Programs are less cost effective than other marketing channels. FALSE! 92% of people trust recommendations from friends over…

A Dealership Went Pro-Police And This Happened

A Dealership Went Pro-Police And This Happened

There's a lot of anger in our country right now - for a variety of different reasons.   Sadly a lot of that anger is coming out against the men…

Top Ten Blogs And News For Auto Dealers: July 22nd-26th

top ten blogsActivEngage, the most trusted brand in automotive live chat brings the top ten blogs and news stories right to you! We monitor industry trends, current events, and the auto dealer community every week to bring you the top ten blogs and stories from around the globe. In this weekly edition-- Sharknado, Gmail, and a royal baby.


10. Royal Baby Named George Alexander Louis

The royal baby is named for his great-great-grandfather George VI, father of Queen Elizabeth II. Louis comes from Prince Philip's uncle, Lord Louis Mountbatten, who also was close to grandfather Prince Charles.


9. The Five Things We Can Learn From Sharknado

According to The Independent, Sharknado saw 5,000 tweets per minute with 318,232 tweets by over 100,000 tweeters; and that’s just while it aired. There are now over 14 million results on Google for Sharknado. Celebrities were joining in and people who would’ve ignored this cut-rate gorefest were clamoring for a rerun.


8. Did Google Just Hide Your Dealership’s Emails?

As you may or may not know, Google introduced a new feature to their web-based Gmail interface. Tabs.


7. Are You Professional?

You want to build rapport with me? Take your tie off roll up your sleeves and show me your forearm tattoos that the GM has asked you to hide all these years.


6. Mapping Your Customers

Maps are a fantastic tool in customer science and these days they’re very accessible to all sizes of dealership.  Maps are useful because they provide ANOTHER perspective on the customer relationship.  It’s quite remarkable what new actionable insights are derived by looking at map data and this article examines some of the ways dealers can put maps to work.


5. Impala Tops Sedans in Consumer Reports2014 impala

The first American sedan in 20 years to earn Consumer Reports' top score is the Chevrolet Impala.


4. Lincoln Memorial Vandalized

According to NBC Washington, green paint was splattered inside the chamber of the memorial, on Lincoln and on the floor around it.


3. Spain Train Crash Kills at least 80

A train derailed in Northwest Spain on Wednesday, killing at least 80 people and injured over 100 more. The crash was said to be one of Europe's worst train accidents.


2. 20 Ridiculous Questions Regular People Ask Google

When we have questions — from daily curiosities to deepest doubts — Google has answers.


1. TGIF: Funny Facts about the Owl

Through brilliant and insightful narration, we learn a couple of things about the owl.



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