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Two Former Navy SEAL Officers to Keynote DSES 2015

Two Former Navy SEAL Officers to Keynote DSES 2015

DrivingSales Community, We hope you all had a terrific summer and gearing up for an even better fall. We wanted to let you know Leif Babin, a decorated …

Join Keynote Speaker Redg Snodgrass CEO of Wearable World at DSES 2015

Join Keynote Speaker Redg Snodgrass CEO of Wearable World at DSES 2015

Dealership Executives and Industry Professionals, We wanted to let you know Redg Snodgrass of Wearable World will be keynoting this year's DSES. We're ver…

Drumroll Please...Announcing the 2015 #DSES Breakout Speakers

Drumroll Please...Announcing the 2015 #DSES Breakout Speakers

​ Hello DrivingSales Community!  The 7th annual DrivingSales Executive Summit is filled with internationally requested keynote speakers, best-selling …

AutoVentures: Profiting from Change

AutoVentures: Profiting from Change

DrivingSales and private equity firm Fraser McCombs Capital have announced the automotive industry’s first conference to connect entrepreneurs, progres…

Discover How to Personalize Sales and Marketing or Risk Losing Customers at DSES 2015

Discover How to Personalize Sales and Marketing or Risk Losing Customers at DSES 2015

  He is the author of eight best-selling books including SEO Help and Google Semantic Search. He writes for a number of publications and websites incl…

Erik Radle to Present – Delivering A Feeling: Purposeful Brands and The Consumer Experience at DSES 2015

Erik Radle to Present – Delivering A Feeling: Purposeful Brands and The Consumer Experience at DSES 2015

 What does your dealership's brand stand for? What is your brand story? What kind of experience is your store delivering to customers? The chances for you…

Chief Strategy Officer of the Content Marketing Institute to Keynote DSES 2015

Chief Strategy Officer of the Content Marketing Institute to Keynote DSES 2015

Hello DrivingSales Community, We very excited to announce Robert Rose, Chief Strategy Officer of the Content Marketing Institute, will address the 7th a…

New Community Feature – Featured Columns

New Community Feature – Featured Columns

​Our mission at DrivingSales is to bring you the network, education and practical insights to advance your careers and your business’ performance. I am…

Jeremy Miller, President and Author of Sticky Brands, to Keynote at Canadian Dealer Forum

Jeremy Miller, President and Author of Sticky Brands, to Keynote at Canadian Dealer Forum

  As we gear up for the inaugural DrivingSales Canadian Dealer Forum, we are pleased to announce Toronto-based, Jeremy Miller, as an elite keynote speake…

Now Accepting DSES Breakout Speaker Applications

Now Accepting DSES Breakout Speaker Applications

DrivingSales Executive Summit is less than six months away, and we are gearing up for the best year yet. We are thrilled to announce almost a month ahead…

DrivingSales is Heading Across the Border to Canada

DrivingSales is Heading Across the Border to Canada

The forum will focus on dealers and cutting-edge dealership operations and will provide a venue for executive teams to collaboratively learn, become insp…

SCI MarketView Wins the Presidents Club Most Valuable Insight Competition

SCI MarketView Wins the Presidents Club Most Valuable Insight Competition

  This year's Most Valuable Insight competition was the most competitve yet. We received more applications than ever before. With almost 30 applicatio…

Customer Experience Study Identifies Expectation Gap Between Dealers and Consumers

Customer Experience Study Identifies Expectation Gap Between Dealers and Consumers

We at DrivingSales recently concluded a very thorough customer experience research study revealing clear indicators that trust and transparency are param…

2015 Most Valuable Insight Finalists Announced

2015 Most Valuable Insight Finalists Announced

In 2013, DrivingSales introduced Presidents Club – an exclusive, intimate event designed to help innovative Dealer Principals/Owners and General Manager…

Jared Hamilton to Unveil Compelling Research on How to Close Today’s Shoppers

Jared Hamilton to Unveil Compelling Research on How to Close Today’s Shoppers

Auto shopping behavior is changing rapidly, shaped by consumer experiences in other retail segments. The strategies that served dealers well in the past ar…

Aligning Brand with Operational Discipline – Cardinale Auto Group's COO to Address Presidents Club

Aligning Brand with Operational Discipline – Cardinale Auto Group's COO to Address Presidents Club

  We’re very excited for the 3rd Annual DrivingSales Presidents Club on April 1st with an opening reception at Michael Jordan's Steak House on March …

Rachel Richards-VP, CMO of Sonic Automotive to Keynote Presidents Club

Rachel Richards-VP, CMO of Sonic Automotive to Keynote Presidents Club

We are pleased to announce another elite keynote speaker to address the top Dealer Principals/Owners & GMs in North America. Rachel Richards the Vice…

Expert Dealership Lawyer, Jeff Roberts, to Speak at Presidents Club

Expert Dealership Lawyer, Jeff Roberts, to Speak at Presidents Club

We are pleased to announce that Jeff Roberts, Partner at Underwood & Roberts PLLC, will be keynoting Presidents Club 2015. Mr. Roberts will share…

Thanks to the DrivingSales Community for a Successful 2014

Thanks to the DrivingSales Community for a Successful 2014

We would like to thank each and every one of our DrivingSales Community members for propelling us forward in 2014. With registered users in over 60% of d…

2014 DrivingSales Executive Summit Recap

2014 DrivingSales Executive Summit Recap

For the sixth year in a row, DrivingSales Executive Summit (DSES) sold out to an enthusiastic and progressive-minded audience. With the Bellagio Hotel as o…

The Value of DSES: Overview

The Value of DSES: Overview

​DrivingSales Executive Summit (DSES) is less than two weeks away. Both dealers and speakers are preparing for the greatest DSES yet. For individuals who…

Adobe's Adam Justis Joins Stellar #DSES Keynote Lineup

Adobe's Adam Justis Joins Stellar #DSES Keynote Lineup

Hi Everyone! We wanted to tell you about our 7th (and final) keynote speaker presenting at the DrivingSales Executive Summit Oct. 12-14 at the Bellagio. …

Announcing DSES 2014 Innovation Cup Finalists

Announcing DSES 2014 Innovation Cup Finalists

We at DrivingSales are happy to announce this year's finalists for the DSES 2014 Innovation Cup. The Innovation Cup is designed to recognize the most inn…

Infographic: What You Need to Know About DrivingSales Executive Summit

Infographic: What You Need to Know About DrivingSales Executive Summit

The sixth annual DrivingSales Executive Summit (DSES) is less than a month away. And whether you have attended each year or are hearing about our conferen…

Florian Zettelmeyer to Keynote DSES - Learn Why It’s Essential For Dealers To Know the Data Analytics Of Their Dealership

Florian Zettelmeyer to Keynote DSES - Learn Why It’s Essential For Dealers To Know the Data Analytics Of Their Dealership

Many executives think big data and analytics is best left to vendors and specialists in their organization, but doing so can lead to misinterpretations and…

Announcing Finalists for DSES Dealer Best Idea Contest

Announcing Finalists for DSES Dealer Best Idea Contest

Here at DrivingSales, we know dealers are working everyday to improve their store's performance with unique, smart and innovative ideas. That’s why we…

User Experience Guru and Online Marketing Pioneer, Bryan Eisenberg, is Keynoting #DSES This Year!

User Experience Guru and Online Marketing Pioneer, Bryan Eisenberg, is Keynoting #DSES This Year!

Hey Everyone! Big news: User Experience Guru and Online Marketing Pioneer, Bryan Eisenberg, is going to Keynote this year's DrivingSales Executive Summit!…

Who Has the Best Idea of the Year? #DSES

Who Has the Best Idea of the Year? #DSES

The sixth annual DrivingSales Executive Summit will once again bring together the most progressive dealers in North America, along with world-renowned sp…

Rand Fishkin Returns by Popular Demand to Keynote DrivingSales Executive Summit

Rand Fishkin Returns by Popular Demand to Keynote DrivingSales Executive Summit

We are very excited to have Rand Fishkin back! For those of you who were fortunate enough to see Rand's presentation in 2012, you know how insightful and …

Mike Hudson, eMarketer’s Lead Auto Analyst, Joins DrivingSales Executive Summit Keynote Line-Up

Mike Hudson, eMarketer’s Lead Auto Analyst, Joins DrivingSales Executive Summit Keynote Line-Up

The DrivingSales Executive Summit is always looking to push the boundaries of innovation and profit building in the automotive industry. As the gathe…

Brian Solis is Keynoting DSES 2014

Brian Solis is Keynoting DSES 2014

Big Announcement: Brian Solis is going to Keynote DSES this year!  Solis’ keynote is part of a soon-to-be announced line-up of insightful and bleeding-…

Why have Gary Vaynerchuk keynote Presidents Club 2014?

Why have Gary Vaynerchuk keynote Presidents Club 2014?

2014 Most Valuable Insight Finalists Announced

2014 Most Valuable Insight Finalists Announced

Last year DrivingSales introduced Presidents Club. An event designed to help innovative leaders in the industry learn profit-building strategies from a lea…

Announcing the 2nd Annual DrivingSales Presidents Club

Announcing the 2nd Annual DrivingSales Presidents Club

  We’re very excited to announce that DrivingSales will hold it's 2nd Annual Presidents Club event for the top CEOs and General Managers in the indus…

DrivingSales University Scholarship Winners Update

DrivingSales University Scholarship Winners Update

We wanted to provide an update on our DSU Scholarship winners as they’ve reached the tail end of their curriculum and will soon receive their DSU Mar…

DrivingSales University Partners with New Car Dealers Association of BC

DrivingSales University Partners with New Car Dealers Association of BC

  DrivingSales University (DSU), where dealers can find hundreds of courses on Digital Sales, Process and Marketing, is happy to announce its …

Little Data, Big Insight

Little Data, Big Insight

I’m On Fire I recently told a group of dealers that I’d rather walk through hell when it’s raining gasoline than hear more about BIG D…

Share Your Wisdom and Propel the Industry Forward

Share Your Wisdom and Propel the Industry Forward

A Familiar Story I just got off the phone with a GM out in New York who told me he's in the process of rolling out a new CRM product in his dealersh…

Get to Know Our DSU Scholarship Winners!

Get to Know Our DSU Scholarship Winners!

Greetings to all you progressive dealers out there!  We recently announced the DrivingSales University (DSU) scholarship winners and we wanted to give…

DrivingSales University Scholarship Contest Winners—Drumroll Please…

DrivingSales University Scholarship Contest Winners—Drumroll Please…

The time has come to announce the winners of the DrivingSales University (DSU), but before we do that, we’d like to thank all those who too…

Is a Marketing Manager Position the Answer to Fixed Ops Revenue?

Is a Marketing Manager Position the Answer to Fixed Ops Revenue?

Last week at DSES, Jared Hamilton shared what he believes is the most important piece of innovation for a dealership moving forward. I'm referri…

DrivingSales: A Timeline of Ten Years

DrivingSales: A Timeline of Ten Years

  In honor of our 10-year anniversary, we are offering 10% off the remaining DSES registrations! We don't have too many left, so hurry and take…

Celebrating DrivingSales.com 10th Anniversary

Celebrating DrivingSales.com 10th Anniversary

Celebrating DrivingSales.com 10th Anniversary Ten years ago today, I purchased the domain name and launched DrivingSales.com. It’s amazing how much …

#DSES Speaker Profile: Courtney Cole

#DSES Speaker Profile: Courtney Cole

All-Big Ten honors. Qualification into the NCAA Golf Championship. Star at two sports. CPA. Given her obvious desire to compete, excel and her thirst …

#DSES Speaker Profile: David Kain

#DSES Speaker Profile: David Kain

Digital marketing is not a bolt-on product. You don’t open up a box or flip a switch, and you certainly can’t buy a product from a vendor …

#DSES Speaker Profile: Eric Miltsch

#DSES Speaker Profile: Eric Miltsch

He’s been called a visionary. A digital thought leader. A man whose knowledge of online marketing trends and best practices is among the most in…

#DSES Speaker Profile: Joe Webb

#DSES Speaker Profile: Joe Webb

Joe Webb is the funniest guy in the car business. You know how we know? We've heard his jokes, first of all. And we're pretty sure that there&…

#DSES Speaker Profile: Aaron Schinke

#DSES Speaker Profile: Aaron Schinke

According to Aaron Schinke, he is much more intelligent than Eric Giroux – his breakout speaker partner at the upcoming DrivingSales Executive S…

#DSES Speaker Profile: Joe Stroffolino

#DSES Speaker Profile: Joe Stroffolino

Joe Stroffolino knows used cars. And for that matter, he knows the car business -- as much as any one you could meet.  As the used car manager an…

DSES Speaker Profile: Mike Merrill

DSES Speaker Profile: Mike Merrill

Ask Mike Merrill what’s important and he’s likely to tell you that what you do for others -- the service you give and the impression you m…

DSES Speaker Profile: Gary May

DSES Speaker Profile: Gary May

As far as Gary May is concerned, digital marketing is all about opportunity. There’s the opportunity to work with visionary people and businesses e…

DSES Speaker Profile: Eric Giroux

DSES Speaker Profile: Eric Giroux

  Quick: define what it takes to be successful. If your answer included qualities like hard work, smarts, vision and humility, it’s a safe b…

DSES Speaker Profile: Shaun Weissman

DSES Speaker Profile: Shaun Weissman

The hard work of digital lives inside your Business Development Center. It’s a tough place where process means everything, where systems must wo…

DSES Speaker Profile: Chris Costner

DSES Speaker Profile: Chris Costner

Let's be real for a moment: This business doesn't work unless you're passionate about it. Results don't follow, success doesn't co…

DSES Speaker Profile: Greg Coleman

DSES Speaker Profile: Greg Coleman

  Greg Coleman embodies the DrivingSales ideal of taking digital insights and making them relevant – and actionable – for automotive p…

DSES Speaker Profile: Jim Flint

DSES Speaker Profile: Jim Flint

The difference between digital leaders who get it and those who pretend? It’s sort of like the difference between a luxury car and a compact. The e…

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