Notifications & Messages

Jared Hamilton
From: Jared Hamilton
Hey - It’s time to join the thousands of other dealer professionals on DrivingSales. Create an account so you can get full access to the articles, discussions and people that are shaping the future of the automotive industry.
×
ActivEngage

Exclusive Blog Posts

5 Ways to Upsell Without Sounding Like a Pushy Car Sales Rep

5 Ways to Upsell Without Sounding Like a Pushy Car Sales Rep

One of the keys to making a profit is the upsell. If you want to claim a heftier commission, upselling is a necessity. However, upselling is an art that sa…

Most Valuable Insight Finalist - Jim Roach

Most Valuable Insight Finalist - Jim Roach

Using Artificial Intelligence to Prioritize Customer Engagement If only one salesman came to work today, what is the first opportunity he should act upo…

Stop Looking at CRM Lead Duplication Negatively

Stop Looking at CRM Lead Duplication Negatively

During some recent conversations, I’ve discovered that dealerships continue to mistakenly perceive CRM lead duplication badly. I strongly believe we …

Don’t Just Sell, but also Retain CPO Buyers

Don’t Just Sell, but also Retain CPO Buyers

By Ryan Williams, president, Fidelis PPM Customer loyalty does not necessarily translate into repeat business for your auto dealership. What drives meas…

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Patrick McMullen

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Patrick McMullen

Listen to what Patrick McMullen from MAXDigital has to say about the future of automotive, what dealers can do today to prepare, and how DrivingSales Presi…

Top Ten Blogs And News For Auto Dealers: October 22-26

 

The most trusted name in live chat brings the top ten blogs and auto 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 automotive stories from around the globe. In this weekly edition – Einstein belongs to the world, Google visits the Grand Canyon, and the fastest highway in America opens!

The Hierarchy Of Social Media Pages And Profiles

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+ – will someone please order all these social networks by importance so I know how to manage my time? Fortunately, that’s exactly what J.D. Rucker did.

Google Visits The Grand Canyon – And Changes The World

Google takes its Maps program one step into the future – and plans to illuminate the entire world with its Street Level initiative. If Google’s Trekker camera can survive the journey into the Grand Canyon, the team says it can go anywhere.

NYPD Officer Planned To Slow Cook Women

A man that was sworn to protect the citizens of NYC had devious plans with a cohort to kidnap and eat women.

At 85 MPH, The Fastest Highway In The U.S. Opens

A 40-mile tollway opened between San Antonio, TX, and Austin – and the speed-limit is the highest in America at 85 MPH. Riding this Autobahn isn’t cheap – the tollway is $6 one way, and there have already been reports of fatal crashes and rollovers.

Mitsubishi Boss Calls French Minister A Retard

Here’s why: as reported by the French newspaper La Provence by way of The Telegraph:

“This mental case, this retard, increases ecological taxes, reduces the speed motorists can go on Paris’ ring road and ruins the life of motorists from all social origins all suffer as a result of him. He is stupid and understands nothing, you can quote me on that.”

The Digital Lot

Keith Shetterly’s newest eBook is available in November and he writes, “I’ve been learning, helping dealers, and writing about this situation for many years now, and, to dealers and to my peers in automotive retail, this is my compilation–dedicated to you!–of all that I have learned and know about successfully running..the Digital Lot!”

Man In China Sues Wife Over Ugly Baby
A man in China sues his now estranged wife for $120k because she gave birth to an ugly baby—and WON!

GM Lawsuit Over Einstein Image Is Dismissed
Great news everyone! Since Einstein has been dead now for over 60 years, his image is now public property! How will you celebrate this news?

East Coast Keeps A Watchful Eye On Hurricane Sandy

Current forecasts show the Category 2 Hurricane Sandy heading directly for New York City. As the Big Apple prepares for high winds and possible flooding, we at ActivEngage hope that the weather predictions are wrong (as they so often are).

Customer Loyalty Begins In The Service Drive

Positive service reviews and social posts can create a line in your service drive and keep your bays full. Fix a blown tire the morning of a vacation, or provide a last minute oil change at closing time, and you’ve gained a fan for life. The need to deliver exceptional service isn’t just aspirational, it’s essential to your bottom line.
_
Did we miss anything important? Like our top ten blogs this week? Leave us a comment below! Or if you really can’t wait for your automotive fix, follow @activengage on Twitter for daily updates on auto industry news!

Keith Shetterly
Stephen! Thanks for the shout-out to The Digital Lot! :)
Barry James
Thanks for this list Stephen, theres some good info in there. Love the Mitsubishi boss's views on that french minister! Barry - http://www.mymotortradeinsurance.co.uk/

 Unlock all of the community & features  Join Now