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.
×
JD Rucker

JD Rucker Founder

Exclusive Blog Posts

Take me off the List!

Take me off the List!

      The last thing a dealer wants to hear is “take me off of your marketing list.” Each and every time you get th…

Using Vehicle Safety Features to Drive New and Used Car Sales

Using Vehicle Safety Features to Drive New and Used Car Sales

Selling a consumer a large ticket item like a car, truck, or SUV comes with a degree of understandable skepticism for the buyer. Consider the importanc…

Why Branding Your Price is a Great Idea!

Why Branding Your Price is a Great Idea!

If you’ve been reading my pieces for the last few months, you’ve probably noticed how passionate I am about branding. By branding every aspect of your …

Interview With Ken Kupchik, Sales Humor Creator

Interview With Ken Kupchik, Sales Humor Creator

Last month, the was our top blog. So we decided to interview Sales Humor creator Ken Kupchik to get learn more about his successful social media platforms,…

Is Your VDP Your MVP?

Is Your VDP Your MVP?

The vehicle display page (VDP) is often the last page a customer sees before contacting a dealer. By the time they’ve arrived there, they’ve li…

Social Media So Far in 2012

The social media world is in a state of flux with the Facebook IPO causing waves. That's the big news from this month, but it's been a rocky road throughout.

Social media has become one of the ways that business gets done. Car dealers are spending more time on it. Their customers are spending more time on it. Cracking that nut is tough, but it can definitely be done. Before getting into a long social media marketing discussion, let's take a look at the state of social media to date.

Click to enlarge.

State of Social Media 2012

Jennifer Sanford
Love the infographic. Fun to read.
Bryan Armstrong
Great Infographic. Kind of amazing to see it all laid out like this, know it's only the highlights and then think "wait...it's only May?" ;)
Jeremy Alicandri
What do you think of Google+ Business Pages replacing Google Places?
JD Rucker
It makes sense. Out with the old, in with the new. G+ offers more of the type of social functionality that a review/listing service needs. It will make them go from a mediocre offering to the best in that with the possible exception of Yelp.

 Unlock all of the community & features  Join Now