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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…

Five Tips for Selling Used or Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles

Five Tips for Selling Used or Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles

Selling used or certified pre-owned vehicles can be daunting task. With prices, laws, and competition varying across the country selling a pre-owned car fo…

What Motivates Your Employees to Perform?

What Motivates Your Employees to Perform?

Sorting through resumes, you find applicants who show potential. There are some with experience to walk on the job and set your service department abla…

How to Recruit the Best Talent for Your Dealership

How to Recruit the Best Talent for Your Dealership

Employee turnover can cost a dealership approximately $400,000 per year through lost sales, service offerings, new hire search, and training expenses even …

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Mark Brown

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Mark Brown

Hear from Mark Brown, sales director at Grappone Auto, about what he thinks is coming for the auto industry, how dealers can prepare, and how the DrivingSa…

Top Ten Blogs And News For Auto Dealers: November 12-16

 

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 – no more Twinkies, Google Maps returns to the iPhone, and we released a new eBook!

10. My First Car, What Was Yours?
Craig Lockerd takes us back on a trip to memory lane and describes his first car.

9. No more Twinkies? 
Our beloved Twinkies, Ho Hos, and SnowBalls may no longer be made. This is a sad day for all of humanity.

8. Tasmanian Devils Cast Away
In order to save these creatures from extinction, the Australian Government exiled them to Maria Island, which can only be reached by boat or plane. Why? Because of a highly contagious facial tumor which have decimated the once-thriving population of these feisty marsupials by 91 percent.

7. How Predictable are You?
Apparently everyone everywhere is predictable, well at least to Dr. Richard Wiseman. Just play the video and follow the Doctor’s rules.

6. Does your Content Pass the Consumer Smell Test? 
Brian Chee gives us insight on a survey done by Harris Interactive for MediaBrix which found that the majority of online adults who have seen advertising that appears as content in the past 12 months say that it’s misleading, and leaves a negative impression. At best, it left no impression at all.

5. 10 Reasons Why Your Sales Career Sucks

Not moving any cars this month? Try following Marsh Buice’s advice for improving your sales processes.

4. Is Google Maps For Apple Finally Coming?
A Google spokesperson hints that Google Maps may be on the way for iOS6. Will you prefer this over Apple Maps?

3. Isreal Targets Hamas Leader In Series Of Airstrikes
The military head of Palestinian political party Hamas was assassinated in an Israeli airstrike on Thursday afternoon. The Gaza strip is now buckling down for an escalating conflict.

2. Pinterest Finally Rolls Out Business Pages
After months of anticipation, Pinterest unveils its Business Pages initiative. Catch up on everything you need to know about the fastest growing social network at this Hubspot blog!

1. The Images of Social Media eBook
ActivEngage has released an eBook demonstrating our best practices on visual media. We’ll have you sculpted into a Pinterest and Instagram pro in no time!
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