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Car Subscriptions - Q and A with Bill Playford

Car Subscriptions - Q and A with Bill Playford

I had the chance to interview Bill Playford about car subscription services, and how they're going to change the marketplace. Take a look what this ins…

Be The Exception

Be The Exception

How brilliant marketers find and follow what makes their stories different in a world full of average content DrivingSales is excited to announce th…

GALPIN MOTORS PRESENTED WITH FORD MOTOR COMPANY’S FIRST “DEALER HALL OF FAME” AWARD

GALPIN MOTORS PRESENTED WITH FORD MOTOR COMPANY’S FIRST “DEALER HALL OF FAME” AWARD

NORTH HILLS, CA (July 20, 2017) – Southern California’s Galpin Motors today announced its Chairman and CEO, Bert Boeckmann, was …

It Has Never Been Easier To Be Average

It Has Never Been Easier To Be Average

It has never been easier to be average. This post was written by Jay Acunzo, who will be speaking at the upcoming DrivingSales Executive Summit in Octob…

Industry Insider Alan Ram Passes Away

Industry Insider Alan Ram Passes Away

We here at DrivingSales offer our condolences to the families of those involved. Alan Ram was an industry insider who will be missed by many. Alan Ram, …

The Two Best Words In The World: What If?

The Two Best Words In The World: What If?

This post was written by Jay Acunzo, who will be speaking at the upcoming DrivingSales Executive Summit in October. The other day, I was scrolling throu…

Amazon, Whole Foods , and What We're Learning About Location

Amazon, Whole Foods , and What We're Learning About Location

Written by David Bell who will be speaking at DSES in October. Very exciting times of late with June 16th being the day Amazon and Wamart announced acqu…

5 Easy Ways To Take Your Service Department To The Next Level

5 Easy Ways To Take Your Service Department To The Next Level

Being in the service department can be a challenge. There's always a million things to do, and never enough people to do all the tasks. There's hig…

Wadette H. Bradford Receives Cox Automotive and NAMAD Rising Star Award

Wadette H. Bradford Receives Cox Automotive and NAMAD Rising Star Award

Recognition Highlights Importance of Diversity in the Automotive Industry ATLANTA, July 14, 2017 – Cox Automotive, in partnership with the Nationa…

4 Reasons You Should Strive For Dealership Diversity

4 Reasons You Should Strive For Dealership Diversity

Finding the right people to work at your dealership can be tricky. You want someone who is going to work hard, be able to accomplish tasks, and fit in with…

Mobile Car Shopper Conversion-Enhanced Product Suite Now Available to Dealers from LotLinx

Mobile Car Shopper Conversion-Enhanced Product Suite Now Available to Dealers from LotLinx

CHICAGO, July 13, 2017 -- LotLinx, the leading VIN-specific digital marketing solution for the auto industry, today announced an expansion of their award-w…

Get Motivated with Scott Larrabee - Q and A Top Blog June 2017

Get Motivated with Scott Larrabee - Q and A Top Blog June 2017

Congratulations to Scott Larrabee who had the top blog in June! Scott's blog, "My Personal Top Ten Quotes For Salespeople" was full of great …

Toyota Opens Billion-Dollar, State-of-the-Art North American Headquarters in Texas

Toyota Opens Billion-Dollar, State-of-the-Art North American Headquarters in Texas

PLANO, Texas, July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA) is celebrating the official opening of its new North Amer…

Three large cars join ranks of IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ winners

Three large cars join ranks of IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ winners

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Lincoln Continental, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Toyota Avalon come out at the top of a group of …

The 5 Best Things My Salesperson Did When I Bought My Last Car

The 5 Best Things My Salesperson Did When I Bought My Last Car

I bought a car a little over a year ago, and the salesperson I worked with was absolutely amazing! I worked at the corporate level for a dealership then, b…

Ask F*%$@(# Better Questions - Advice From Mitch Gallant

Ask F*%$@(# Better Questions - Advice From Mitch Gallant

Hear from Mitch Gallant about his experience in the automotive industry, what he has learned from his time here, and his interesting advice on how to reall…

Cars.com Receives Patent for Lot Insights Technology and Launches First On-the-Lot Trends Report

Cars.com Receives Patent for Lot Insights Technology and Launches First On-the-Lot Trends Report

CHICAGO, July 5, 2017 – Cars.com, Inc. (NYSE: CARS) has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its Lot Insights technol…

Top 5 Blogs - June 2017

Top 5 Blogs - June 2017

Check out the most popular blogs from last month!    1.   5 Things Auto Taught Me …

5 Things Your Marketing Manager Doesn't Want To Hear

5 Things Your Marketing Manager Doesn't Want To Hear

Your dealership marketing manager has a tough job. They’re fighting lots of different opinions, in an industry that still has one foot in the traditi…

5 Things Auto Taught Me - Illustrated With Memes

5 Things Auto Taught Me - Illustrated With Memes

I started working in the car industry fresh out of college, doing marketing and website updates and design. I had no idea what I was getting into when I wa…

DealerSocket raises the bar with multiple deep integrations within its independent dealer platform

DealerSocket raises the bar with multiple deep integrations within its independent dealer platform

The company will highlight its continually expanding independent platform during the 2017 NIADA Convention & Expo, June 12-15, followed by a full …

Discoveries On The Car Buyer Journey – Part Two

Discoveries On The Car Buyer Journey – Part Two

Cox Automotive has just released new information called the 2017 Car Buyer Journey Study. This data is a subgroup analysis that looks at household incomes …

Dominion Dealer Solutions Participating in Premium CRM Category for General Motors Dealers

Dominion Dealer Solutions Participating in Premium CRM Category for General Motors Dealers

Norfolk, VA – June 12, 2017- Dominion Dealer Solutions’ leading customer relationship management (CRM) and lead management systems, Autobase an…

Dominion Dealer Solutions Integrates Autobase CRM with DealActivator Equity Mining

Dominion Dealer Solutions Integrates Autobase CRM with DealActivator Equity Mining

Provides automotive dealers with real-time updates seamlessly in both Autobase’s CRM and DealActivator’s award-winning equity mining tool No…

Dominion Dealer Solutions’ Web Control Partners with Calldrip

Dominion Dealer Solutions’ Web Control Partners with Calldrip

Provides dealers the ability to seamlessly work leads from call to sale Norfolk, VA – June 6, 2017- Dominion Dealer Solutions announced today that…

Predictive Analytics Leader, automotiveMastermind Adds 11th Brand to its Growing Portfolio 

Predictive Analytics Leader, automotiveMastermind Adds 11th Brand to its Growing Portfolio 

More than 6,000 dealerships have access to the Mastermind technology   NEW YORK (June 6, 2017) – U.S. Porsche dealerships now ha…

The Car Buying Journey - Part One

The Car Buying Journey - Part One

Cox Automotive has just released new information called the 2017 Car Buyer Journey Study. This data is a subgroup analysis that looks at household incomes …

Top 5 Blogs May 2017

Top 5 Blogs May 2017

We compile the top blogs, forums, and news stories that you need to read. Here are the top 5 blogs from May 2017 just to give you a taste. &nbs…

Cars.com Completes Spin-off from Parent Company TEGNA

Cars.com Completes Spin-off from Parent Company TEGNA

Cars.com Announces its First Board of Directors as a Publicly Traded Company CHICAGO, June 1, 2017 - Cars.com Inc. (NYSE: CARS) has completed …

Another study shows how featured snippets steal significant traffic from the top organic result

Another study shows how featured snippets steal significant traffic from the top organic result

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY SEARCH ENGINE LAND A new study released today by Ahrefs shows how featured snippets have a negative impact on clicks t…

Toyota's Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) Launches CSRC Next

Toyota's Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) Launches CSRC Next

  Five-year, $35 million research program designed to support safe transition to future of mobility New research focus marks conclusion of CSRC&…

Are You A Leader Or A Manager?

Are You A Leader Or A Manager?

There are some very important distinctions between being a manager, and being a leader. Not all managers are leaders, and not all leaders are managers. It&…

A new warning as fewer subprime auto borrowers pay off early

A new warning as fewer subprime auto borrowers pay off early

ORIGINALLY POSTED BY AUTOMOTIVE NEWS: Fewer subprime borrowers are paying off their auto loans early, a possible sign that consumers with weaker credit …

Nissans crowding rental lots carry risk as U.S. sales slow

Nissans crowding rental lots carry risk as U.S. sales slow

ORIGINALLY POSTED BY AUTOMOTIVE NEWS: When his car needed weeks of transmission work and his dealer was out of loaners, Myles Arnett was sent to a nearb…

New Vehicle Sales Pace to Drop Again in May, Lowering 2017 Outlook

New Vehicle Sales Pace to Drop Again in May, Lowering 2017 Outlook

DETROIT, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The new vehicle retail sales pace in 2017 is expected to be lowest for the month of May since 2013, accordi…

Cox Automotive and Holman Enterprises Announce Joint Venture with Flexdrive

Cox Automotive and Holman Enterprises Announce Joint Venture with Flexdrive

ATLANTA and MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Automotive, the same company that brings consumers Autotrader and…

Rethink Your Business Process - Ted Graham Keynote Speaker Canadian Dealer Forum

Rethink Your Business Process - Ted Graham Keynote Speaker Canadian Dealer Forum

DrivingSales is thrilled to announce Ted Graham will be a keynote speaker at the Canadian Dealer Forum! Is your dealership moving fast enough to kee…

SPIREON UNVEILS ENHANCED GOLDSTAR GPS SOLUTION FOR AUTO DEALERS AND LENDERS

SPIREON UNVEILS ENHANCED GOLDSTAR GPS SOLUTION FOR AUTO DEALERS AND LENDERS

Redesigned with new user interface, new mobile app, one-step recovery link and new hardware, Spireon delivers simplicity with power in new GoldStar LAS …

U.S. News & World Report Identifies the 7 Best Cars to Buy Now

U.S. News & World Report Identifies the 7 Best Cars to Buy Now

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unv…

Spireon’s Fleet Management Solution Connected by OnStar Now Available

Spireon’s Fleet Management Solution Connected by OnStar Now Available

Industry’s largest aftermarket telematics provider uses OnStar connectivity to deliver insights to GM Fleet customers   LAS VEGAS, May …

GoMoto and UpdatePromise Announce Exclusive Partnership

GoMoto and UpdatePromise Announce Exclusive Partnership

PHILADELPHIA/CHINO HILLS, Calif. – May 18, 2017 – UpdatePromise, today announced an exclusive partnership with GoMoto, to combine the compa…

What I Learned On Vacation In Japan

What I Learned On Vacation In Japan

I have been a little MIA from the Community recently, but I have a good reason! I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Japan and my husband and I had a…

LotLinx Announces Product Expansion: VS – Lead-Enabled Retargeting

LotLinx Announces Product Expansion: VS – Lead-Enabled Retargeting

LotLinx Announces Product Expansion: VS – Lead-Enabled Retargeting  LotLinx Offers Special Memorial Day Money-Back Guarantee To Entice Dealer…

Dominion Dealer Specialties Unveils New Video Services for Auto Dealership Inventory

Dominion Dealer Specialties Unveils New Video Services for Auto Dealership Inventory

Norfolk, VA –April 20, 2017 – Dominion Dealer Solutions announced today that Dominion Dealer Specialties, industry leader in high-quality autom…

Joe Webb Top Blog April 2017

Joe Webb Top Blog April 2017

Joe Webb had the top blog of April 2017 with his piece called 10 Ways Sales Managers Fail. We did a Q and A session with Joe to get his thoughts on sa…

My Dealership Story - Kristy Elliott

My Dealership Story - Kristy Elliott

Meet Kristy Elliott, the Dealer Operator at Sunshine Chevrolet and check out her dealership story. Learn how Kristy came from the non-profit world to …

Start With Why - David Mead at DrivingSales Presidents Club

Start With Why - David Mead at DrivingSales Presidents Club

DrivingSales was so excited to have David Mead as a keynote speaker during Presidents Club. David works at the Start With Why foundation with Simon Sinek, …

Toyota recalls 228,000 Tacomas in U.S. for differential oil leaks

Toyota recalls 228,000 Tacomas in U.S. for differential oil leaks

Toyota Motor North America is recalling about 228,000 2016 and 2017 Toyota Tacoma midsize pickups in the U.S. because their rear differentials may leak oil…

The Q1 Inventory Glut - Expert Insight

The Q1 Inventory Glut - Expert Insight

You've heard about it, read about it, and probably experienced it. Q1 for the auto industry was a pretty rough one. Experts are diving into what the pr…

2017 Civic Type R Claims Title as World's Fastest Front-Wheel-Drive Production Car

2017 Civic Type R Claims Title as World's Fastest Front-Wheel-Drive Production Car

TORRANCE, Calif., April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than two months before its U.S. launch, the 2017 Honda Civic Type R has claimed the ti…

AutoZoom Introduces More Robust BHPH Scoring System

AutoZoom Introduces More Robust BHPH Scoring System

Mobile Device Compatibility and Greater Depth of Intuitive Analytics Improves Underwriting Performance in Dealerships   AutoZoom announces the mos…

Most Valuable Insight WINNER - Ian Cruickshank

Most Valuable Insight WINNER - Ian Cruickshank

How well does dealership VDP engagement correlate to car sales? What do you measure your online marketing on? I'm sure lead form submissions are…

New Vehicle Retail Demand Slumping, Edmunds Forecasts

New Vehicle Retail Demand Slumping, Edmunds Forecasts

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — April 26, 2017 — Edmunds, the leading car shopping and information platform, forecasts that 1,431,695 new cars and trucks …

Most Valuable Insight Finalist - Doug Van Sach

Most Valuable Insight Finalist - Doug Van Sach

Prioritize Your Prospects: Uncover Clues to Predict Who Will Buy Next Each year, the average customer test drives fewer vehicles. Given the fewer opport…

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…

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…

Automotive Aftermarket Startups Focus on Service Aggregators, eCommerce Platforms and Telematics

Automotive Aftermarket Startups Focus on Service Aggregators, eCommerce Platforms and Telematics

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The global automotive aftermarket startup ecosystem is witnessing rapid grow…

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…

2017 Presidents Club - Joe Chura

2017 Presidents Club - Joe Chura

Listen as Joe Chura, the CEO of Dealer Inspire, tells us what's ahead for automotive, what dealers should be doing to prepare, and how Presidents Club …

2017 Presidents Club - Mike Speigl

2017 Presidents Club - Mike Speigl

Hear from Mike Speigl, President of the Williams Automotive Group, as he tells us what's ahead for automotive, what dealers should be doing to prepare,…

Qoros Debuts Its Super EV at 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

Qoros Debuts Its Super EV at 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

SHANGHAI, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Qoros Automotive Co., Ltd. (Qoros Auto) is showcasing the progress of its two-pronged strategy highlight…

Jury Finds Against NAPA and Genuine Parts, Awards $81.5 Million in Asbestos Death

Jury Finds Against NAPA and Genuine Parts, Awards $81.5 Million in Asbestos Death

TACOMA, Wash., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury this week was unanimous in its finding that NAPA Auto Parts and Genuine Parts Corp. (NY…

Genuine Parts Company Announces Acquisition Of Merle's Automotive Supply

Genuine Parts Company Announces Acquisition Of Merle's Automotive Supply

ATLANTA, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC) announced today an acquisition for its U.S. Automotive Parts Group…

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Brian Archey

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Brian Archey

Listen in as Brian Archey from Cars.com tells us what's ahead for automotive, what dealers should be doing to prepare, and how Presidents Club is helpi…

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Jeni Pecard

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Jeni Pecard

Find out what Jeni Pecard has to say about the future of automotive,  what she thinks is coming for the industry, and how dealers can prepare. …

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Candice Crane

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Candice Crane

Check out what Candice Crane from Hireology has to say about the future of automotive retail, and what she believes dealers can do now to prepare for their…

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Tony Harris

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Tony Harris

Hear from Tony Harris of the Harris Automotive Group, as he tells us what's ahead for automotive, what dealers should be doing to prepare, and how Pres…

5 Things You Don't Understand About Social Media

5 Things You Don't Understand About Social Media

We hear it time and time again, that digital marketing and social media are two of the most important ways to catch the eyes of your customer and interact.…

Uber for Business now makes it easy to give your customers a ride

Uber for Business now makes it easy to give your customers a ride

Uber has always made it easy for people to get on-demand rides. When we introduced Uber for Business, our mission was to give organizations a more eff…

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Rob Hubbell

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Rob Hubbell

Listen in as Rob Hubbell from Edmunds.com tells us what's ahead for automotive, what dealers should be doing to prepare, and how Presidents Club is hel…

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Patrick Abad

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Patrick Abad

We talked to Patrick Abad, Managing Partner at the Williams Automotive Group, during Presidents Club. Hear what he has to say about what's ahead for au…

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Renold Liu

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Renold Liu

Check out what Renaldo Liu, from SpeedShift Media, has to say about what's ahead for automotive, what dealers should be doing to prepare, and how Presi…

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Mark Rask

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Mark Rask

Check out what Mark Rask, the Digital Marketing Manager from Allen Turner Chevrolet has to say about what's ahead for automotive, what dealers should b…

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Wesley Miller

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Wesley Miller

Hear Wesley Miller of LotLinx discuss what he thinks is ahead for automotive, what dealers should be doing to prepare, and how Presidents Club is helping t…

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Rick Evans

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Rick Evans

Hear from dealership owner Rick Evans what he thinks is ahead for automotive, what dealers should be doing to prepare, and how Presidents Club is helping t…

Presidents Club 2017 - Quick Look

Presidents Club 2017 - Quick Look

Did you miss the 2017 Presidents Club? Don't worry, we've got you covered! Here's a quick recap of the event, you can stay tuned for informatio…

Cox Automotive COO Mark O’Neil to Automotive Industry

Cox Automotive COO Mark O’Neil to Automotive Industry

How Do You Prosper in a Plateau Environment? Adopt Digital Retailing Now With digital retailing, dealers can turn inventory up to five days[1] faster wh…

Presidents Club - 5 Important Things I Learned

Presidents Club - 5 Important Things I Learned

Presidents Club was a CRAZY busy day and a half, but we all learned so much in the short amount of time we were there! From Jared's beginning keynot…

2017 MVI WINNER

2017 MVI WINNER

2017 MVI WINNER Congratulations to Ian Cruickshank from Speed Shift Media who is the 2017 MVI Winner! Read about his project below: “How Well D…

Top 5 Blogs March 2017

Top 5 Blogs March 2017

Check out the most popular blogs on DrivingSales during March of 2017.   Top 5 Reasons Your Wasting  I…

Carlos Sousa Top Blog March 2017

Carlos Sousa Top Blog March 2017

Congratulations to Carlos Sousa for having the top DrivingSales blog in February 2017. His blog titled "Top 5 Reasons You're Wasting Internet Lead…

2017 Presidents Club Sneak Peek - Bart Wilson, Used Vehicle Strategy

2017 Presidents Club Sneak Peek - Bart Wilson, Used Vehicle Strategy

DrivingSales is thrilled to announce that Bart Wilson will be a moderator during Presidents Club. Here's a sneak peek of what Bart will be doing while …

ROADSTER MODERNIZES THE TRADE-IN EXPERIENCE WITH NEW ONLINE SOLUTION FOR DEALERS

ROADSTER MODERNIZES THE TRADE-IN EXPERIENCE WITH NEW ONLINE SOLUTION FOR DEALERS

Company’s new Express Trade solution for the iPad gives dealerships even more  control in how they price automotive trades San Francisco, Cal…

MUSA Auto Finance secures funding capacity of $175 million

MUSA Auto Finance secures funding capacity of $175 million

DALLAS, Texas, March 29, 2017 – MUSA Auto Finance, an auto finance company specializing in new and pre-owned vehicle leasing, announced tod…

Automotive Digital Marketing Intelligence Report 2017 - My Insights

Automotive Digital Marketing Intelligence Report 2017 - My Insights

Netsertive has just released their Automotive Digital Marketing Intelligence Report for 2017. After reading through it, I found some very valuable things f…

My Dealership Story - Derrick Woolfson

My Dealership Story - Derrick Woolfson

Meet Derrick Woolfson, a BDC Manager at Younger Auto Group, and learn about his dealership story.  The DrivingSales My Dealership Story series …

Presidents Club Workshops Announced

Presidents Club Workshops Announced

Presidents Club Workshops Announced We are excited to announce the workshops for Presidents Club this year! We've planned a power-packed agenda…

Blowing Up Your DrivingSales Blog

Blowing Up Your DrivingSales Blog

Learn how to make your DrivingSales blog blow up! Our recent webinar gave tips on posting a blog, getting a great topic and title, and our other promotiona…

Podium Partners With CDK, Strengthening Foothold in the Automotive Market

Podium Partners With CDK, Strengthening Foothold in the Automotive Market

27,000 retail locations to benefit from automated online reputation management solution   Lehi, Utah – March 17, 2017 – Podium, the …

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - T3 Consulting Group

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - T3 Consulting Group

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with T3 Consulting Group. &…

ENHANCED RECOVERY LINK FEATURE IN GOLDSTAR GPS SOLUTION SAVES DEALERS TIME AND MONEY

ENHANCED RECOVERY LINK FEATURE IN GOLDSTAR GPS SOLUTION SAVES DEALERS TIME AND MONEY

Spireon Introduces One-Step Vehicle Recovery Process—One of Many GoldStar Features Designed to Increase Efficiency   IRVINE, Calif. (March…

2017 Presidents Club Sneak Peek - Bart Wilson

2017 Presidents Club Sneak Peek - Bart Wilson

DrivingSales is thrilled to announce that Bart Wilson will be a moderator during Presidents Club. Here's a sneak peek of what Bart will be doing while …

2017 Presidents Club Sneak Peek - Adam Shiflett

2017 Presidents Club Sneak Peek - Adam Shiflett

DrivingSales is thrilled to announce that Adam Shiflett will be a moderator during Presidents Club. Here's a sneak peek of what Adam will be doing whil…

2017 Presidents Club Sneak Peek - Craig Wilson

2017 Presidents Club Sneak Peek - Craig Wilson

DrivingSales is thrilled to announce that Craig Wilson will be a moderator during Presidents Club. Here's a sneak peek of what Craig will be doing whil…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Netsertive

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Netsertive

By Gary Galloway, Automotive Digital Marketing Evangelist, Netsertive What should dealers be concerned about this year? Dealers should really ta…

2017 Presidents Club Sneak Peek - David Kain

2017 Presidents Club Sneak Peek - David Kain

DrivingSales is thrilled to announce that David Kain will be a moderator during Presidents Club. Here's a sneak peek of what David will be doing while …

Brad Pascal Top Blog February 2017

Brad Pascal Top Blog February 2017

Congratulations to Brad Paschal or having the top DrivingSales blog in February 2017. His blog titled "Let's 'Face' It...Mind Reading Work…

2017 Presidents Club Sneak Peek - Jennifer Suzuki

2017 Presidents Club Sneak Peek - Jennifer Suzuki

DrivingSales is thrilled to announce that Jennifer Suzuki will be a moderator during Presidents Club. Here's a sneak peek of what Jennifer will be doin…

Top Five Blogs February 2017

Top Five Blogs February 2017

If you're not subscribed to the DrivingSales Newsletters, you're missing out on the top content from the automotive world. We compile the top bl…

Wilen Direct, Leading Direct Mail Powerhouse, Launches Automotive Affiliate Wilen Auto  

Wilen Direct, Leading Direct Mail Powerhouse, Launches Automotive Affiliate Wilen Auto  

Deerfield Beach, FL – February 21, 2017 – Wilen Direct, a leading direct mail marketing company producing more than one billion pieces per…

You Only Have 3 Seconds

You Only Have 3 Seconds

It takes about 22 seconds for a mobile landing page to fully load, according to a new study by Google. That might not seem to be a lot of time, but there&r…

My Dealership Story - Scott Larrabee

My Dealership Story - Scott Larrabee

Meet Scott Larrabee, a salesman at Darling's Auto Group, and learn about his dealership story.  The DrivingSales My Dealership Story series…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Xtime

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Xtime

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Xtime. *The though…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - vAuto

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - vAuto

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with vAuto. *The though…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Pearl Technology Holdings

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Pearl Technology Holdings

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Pearl Technology Holdings…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Orbee

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Orbee

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Orbee.   *The …

2017 Finalists for the Most Valuable Insight Contest Announced

2017 Finalists for the Most Valuable Insight Contest Announced

DrivingSales is excited to announce the 2017 finalists for the Most Valuable Insight Contest! These three finalists will have the opportunity to present th…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - myKaarma

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - myKaarma

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with myKaarma. *The tho…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - eBay Motors

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - eBay Motors

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with eBay Motors. *The …

Eric Brown Named President, Chief Product Officer of LotLinx

Eric Brown Named President, Chief Product Officer of LotLinx

CHICAGO, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LotLinx, the leading digital marketing solution for car dealers, today announced the appointment of&n…

Dominion Dealer Solutions Now Provides Instant New Vehicle Incentive Data for Dealers’ Inventory

Dominion Dealer Solutions Now Provides Instant New Vehicle Incentive Data for Dealers’ Inventory

Norfolk, VA –February 21, 2017- Dominion Dealer Solutions announced today that Dominion Inventory Manager, industry leader in high-quality automotive…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Dominion Dealer Solutions

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Dominion Dealer Solutions

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Dominion Dealer Solutions…

The 7 Hot Topics - What Do Dealers Say?

The 7 Hot Topics - What Do Dealers Say?

We’ve discussed the 7 topics that we believe are going to be affecting automotive retail for the next 3-5 years. These hot topics will be the primary…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Jazel

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Jazel

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Jazel. *The though…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - AutoLoop

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - AutoLoop

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with AutoLoop. *The tho…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Roadster

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Roadster

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Roadster. *The tho…

eBay Advertising Survey Reveals Behavioral Shifts in Online Car Buying

eBay Advertising Survey Reveals Behavioral Shifts in Online Car Buying

Men are More Than Twice as Likely as Women to Purchase Cars Online; Women are More Likely to Purchase Cars at a Dealership Brisbane, Calif., Feb. 16, 20…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - PERQ

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - PERQ

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with PERQ. *The thought…

Peacock Subaru Gives You More 2 Love with Food Truck Fest and Donation Drive for Pug Rescue

Peacock Subaru Gives You More 2 Love with Food Truck Fest and Donation Drive for Pug Rescue

  Event on Feb. 25 will collect donations for local animal charity and host local car club meetup Peacock Subaru has never skimped when it come…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - MAXDigital

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - MAXDigital

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with MAXDigital. *The thoug…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - J&L Marketing

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - J&L Marketing

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with J&L Marketing. …

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Helion Automotive Technologies

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Helion Automotive Technologies

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Helion Automotive Technol…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - ELEAD1ONE

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - ELEAD1ONE

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with ELEAD1ONE. *The th…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - DealerTrack

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - DealerTrack

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with DealerTrack. *The …

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Auto/Mate

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Auto/Mate

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Auto/Mate. *The th…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Allstate Dealer Services

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Allstate Dealer Services

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Allstate Dealer Services.…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Cars.Com

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Cars.Com

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Cars.Com   …

The Growth Of Autonomous Car Market

The Growth Of Autonomous Car Market

GetOffRoad.com has been exploring the many financial, practical, and scientific challenges involved in the development of autonomous cars, and have created…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - VinSolutions

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - VinSolutions

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with VinSolutions.   …

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Team Velocity Marketing

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Team Velocity Marketing

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Team Velocity Marketing. …

Super Bowl Commercials - The Results Are In

Super Bowl Commercials - The Results Are In

For the most part, people are done either gloating or being down in the dumps about the results of the Super Bowl. But something that we haven’t forg…

Maggie Pugesek Top Blog January 2017

Maggie Pugesek Top Blog January 2017

Congratulations to Maggie Pugesek for having the top DrivingSales blog in January 2017. Her blog titled Building Rapport Over The Phone talks about how to …

Penske Automotive to lay off more than 160 employees

Penske Automotive to lay off more than 160 employees

Penske Automotive will soon be letting go of more than 160 employees. The layoffs affect employees at Penske vehicle service locations including Detroit…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Spireon

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Spireon

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Spireon. *The thou…

Top Five Blogs January 2017

Top Five Blogs January 2017

Have you seen the most popular blogs from last month?    1. Building Rapport Over the Phone By Maggie Pugesek   Havin…

DrivingSales Dealer Panel

DrivingSales Dealer Panel

Do you work in a franchise dealership? Are you a director level or higher? Do you love DrivingSales and want to be more involved with the events? If you…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Reviver

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Reviver

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Revive where we discuss t…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Kerrigan Advisors

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Kerrigan Advisors

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Kerrigan Advisors. …

Industry expert Grant Cardone endorses VinSolutions

Industry expert Grant Cardone endorses VinSolutions

Sales training expert and New York Times bestselling author Grant Cardone has announced his official endorsement of VinSolutions’ auto…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - eLend Solutions

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - eLend Solutions

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with eLend Solutions where we …

Around The World In 80 Cars

Around The World In 80 Cars

To some degree, you have to like cars or be interested in cars to work in the auto industry. Even if you didn't start out loving cars, after a few mont…

Super Bowl 2017 Auto Commercials

Super Bowl 2017 Auto Commercials

The game was very intense, there was a lot of yelling and screaming at my house from everyone, regardless of who they were cheering for. In the end, the Ne…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - DealerSocket

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - DealerSocket

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with DealerSocket where we dis…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - DealerRater

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - DealerRater

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with DealerRater where we talk…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Clarivoy

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Clarivoy

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Clarivoy where we discuss…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - CallSource

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - CallSource

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with CallSource where we discu…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Answer Financial

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Answer Financial

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Answer Financial where we…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - automotiveMastermind

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - automotiveMastermind

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with automotiveMastermind&nbsp…

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Contact At Once

NADA 2017 Vendor Insights - Contact At Once

We interviewed many vendors during NADA 2017 to hear what they think is ahead for the auto industry. Check out our interview with Contact At Once where we …

My Dealership Story - Chris Leslie

My Dealership Story - Chris Leslie

Meet Chris Leslie from the Heinrich Automotive Group and check out his dealership story. Learn how he fell into the auto industry during a career in n…

Seven Things Coming For The Auto Industry

Seven Things Coming For The Auto Industry

As dealers we sometimes get caught up in the day in and day out of our store. But sometimes, it’s valuable to look into the future and see what&rsquo…

Dealer Satisfaction Award Winners

Dealer Satisfaction Award Winners

If you're wondering which auto industry vendors are the most popular and best liked, we have the answers for you! The Dealer Satisfaction Awards recogn…

Dominion Dealer Solutions Launches Redesigned Inventory Mobile App for Appraisal Data

Dominion Dealer Solutions Launches Redesigned Inventory Mobile App for Appraisal Data

  Norfolk, VA – January 27, 2017- Dominion Dealer Solutions has released a completely redesigned Inventory Manager App for appraisal data for…

Prime Response Unveils Next Gen Social Media Advertising Capabilities

Prime Response Unveils Next Gen Social Media Advertising Capabilities

Equity mining, fixed ops, dynamic retargeting and predictive ads now available for automotive dealers Norfolk, VA – January 26, 2017- Dominion Dea…

DealerSocket to Introduce Four Technology Advances at NADA to Streamline Automotive Retail

DealerSocket to Introduce Four Technology Advances at NADA to Streamline Automotive Retail

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2017 – DealerSocket, the automotive retail industry’s leading integrated technology platform deve…

LotLinx Launches New Digital Marketing Platform TURN

LotLinx Launches New Digital Marketing Platform TURN

CHICAGO, Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LotLinx, the leading digital marketing solution for car dealers, launches LotLinx Turn, the automotiv…

Spireon Unveils Kahu, the First Connected Car Solution Specifically Designed for Dealerships

Spireon Unveils Kahu, the First Connected Car Solution Specifically Designed for Dealerships

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spireon Inc., the leader in aftermarket telematics solutions for risk management and business optimization, will introduce…

Dominion Dealer Solutions Unveils Omni-Channel Digital Solution

Dominion Dealer Solutions Unveils Omni-Channel Digital Solution

  Norfolk, VA – January 24, 2017- Dominion Dealer Solutions announced today the launch of an omni-channel digital solution to drive both traf…

automotiveMastermind Showcases Predictive Analytics Technology NADA

automotiveMastermind Showcases Predictive Analytics Technology NADA

Learn how technology drives sales at booth 4655 NEW YORK (Jan. 24, 2017) – Automotive dealers compete to target the right customer at the right ti…

Dominion Dealer Solutions Announcements

Dominion Dealer Solutions Announcements

Dominion Dealer Solutions’ Dealer Management System Now Integrated with Chrysler’s wiADVISORTM Norfolk, VA – January 3, 2017- Dominion…

The Gap In Email Success - Part 3

The Gap In Email Success - Part 3

Yes Lifecycle Marketing recently released a study about gaps in email marketing. Check out the other parts of the series here: Part 1, Part 2. &n…

Are Remote Workers Happier Than Office Employees?

Are Remote Workers Happier Than Office Employees?

Here are some interesting insights about remote employees vs. office employees. I know many positions within a dealership don't have the option of remo…

Knowing Exactly Which Marketing Tactics Sell Vehicles Helps Apple Autos Increase Market Share

Knowing Exactly Which Marketing Tactics Sell Vehicles Helps Apple Autos Increase Market Share

Columbus, OH – Clarivoy today announced that with its Multi-Touch Sales Attribution solution, Apple Autos has been able to identify $2.2 million…

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,…

VinSolutions Announces New Integration with Dealertrack

VinSolutions Announces New Integration with Dealertrack

Desking tool upgrade makes desking deals more profitable for dealerships   MISSION, Kan. (January 12, 2016) —VinSolutions announced today …

Big Data Analytics to Drive Sales at Toyota Dealerships

Big Data Analytics to Drive Sales at Toyota Dealerships

  Toyota dealerships will now be able to increase vehicle sales with automotiveMastermind NEW YORK (Jan. 12, 2017) – With so many brands a…

VW board, U.S. authorities set to sign off on $4.3 billion diesel penalty

VW board, U.S. authorities set to sign off on $4.3 billion diesel penalty

Originally Published By Bloomberg Volkswagen AG’s supervisory board and U.S. officials are set to sign off on a $4.3 billion settlement …

Top Five Blogs December 2016

Top Five Blogs December 2016

1. Top 10 Sales Humor Memes of 2016 By Maddy Low Check out 10 of our favorite memes of 2016 from Sales Humor.…

Automotive Technology Startup, ITFT Launches Investment Crowdfunding Opportunity

Automotive Technology Startup, ITFT Launches Investment Crowdfunding Opportunity

ITFT (Innovative Technology for  Transportation), has developed a patented technology called the Safe Driving System designed to prevent up to 86% of …

The Gap In Email Success – Part 2

The Gap In Email Success – Part 2

Yes Lifecycle Marketing recently released a study about gaps in email marketing. You can check out part 1 in my series here. The second gap in email market…

Everything You Didn’t Think You Needed To Know About CRM

Everything You Didn’t Think You Needed To Know About CRM

A new study by VinSolutions and DealerKnows provides some very interesting statistics about everything we didn’t realize we needed to know regarding …

Online Reviews – What You Need To Know

Online Reviews – What You Need To Know

Customer surveys are a great way to get feedback from people who are in your dealership. It’s important to be able to understand what they liked or d…

The Gap In Email Success – Part 1

The Gap In Email Success – Part 1

Yes Lifecycle Marketing recently released a study about the gaps in email marketing. I took this research and have created a three part series on improving…

The Age Factor

The Age Factor

We’ve discussed why consumer generated content is so valuable to dealerships, but many people still may not be convinced. Some believe that consumer …

Excelfore Smart Mobility Demonstrations during CES2017 Showcase Wide Range of Industry Cooperation

Excelfore Smart Mobility Demonstrations during CES2017 Showcase Wide Range of Industry Cooperation

Las Vegas, January 3rd, 2017 – Excelfore announced that the company will be demonstrating smart mobility networking solutions for in-vehicle and…

O'reilly Auto Parts Faces Possible Work Stoppage, Service Delays, according to Teamsters

O'reilly Auto Parts Faces Possible Work Stoppage, Service Delays, according to Teamsters

BLAINE, Minn., Dec. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters who deliver O'Reilly Auto Parts to the company's retail outlets across&…

2017 Predictions

2017 Predictions

2016 has come to an end. For some, it was a banner year full of amazing sales and advancements. For others, it was a rough sales year, and one full of nerv…

The Numbers That Made 2016 Stand Out

The Numbers That Made 2016 Stand Out

Originally Published By Automotive News $14.7 billion Volkswagen AG's settlement with regulators and owners of 450,000 polluting diesel vehicles,…

A Year In Review - Five Influencers Of Auto In 2016

A Year In Review - Five Influencers Of Auto In 2016

2016 was a great year for the automotive industry. There were months with booming sales, huge technological strides, marketing advancements, and more. Chec…

Takata could pay up to $1 billion to settle U.S. criminal probe, report says

Takata could pay up to $1 billion to settle U.S. criminal probe, report says

Originally Published By Automotive News Japan's Takata Corp. is nearing a criminal settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and is expected to…

Top 7 Speakers At DSES

Top 7 Speakers At DSES

DSES 2016 was an amazing event, mostly thanks to our wonderful speakers. We have here for you a list of our 7 highest rated speakers and their key takeaway…

A farwell and a look back at my years at Automotive News

A farwell and a look back at my years at Automotive News

Originally Posted By Bradford Wernle at Automotive News Thirty two years ago today, I walked in the door at Crain Communications as a newly hired report…

Top Blogs Of 2016

Top Blogs Of 2016

2016 is coming to a close, which means we spend a lot of time looking at our content from the year. We had lots of amazing blogs from the past year, but he…

Top 10 Sales Humor Memes of 2016

Top 10 Sales Humor Memes of 2016

When you're in sales, you need something to make each day a little better. Which is why we love Sales Humor.  The only downside to Sales Humor is …

Clean Cars in 2016: Building on Progress toward Clean Air

Clean Cars in 2016: Building on Progress toward Clean Air

Published by the Natural Resources Defense Council: Part of NRDC's Year-End Series Reviewing 2016 Energy Developments The drive to put cleaner vehic…

Volkswagen reaches U.S. compensation deal with 80,000 3.0-liter owners

Volkswagen reaches U.S. compensation deal with 80,000 3.0-liter owners

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WASHINGTON -- A federal judge said Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement in principle to provide "substant…

4 Things You Need To Know About Customer Surveys

4 Things You Need To Know About Customer Surveys

We’ve talked in an earlier post about people who are waiting in your dealership for their service to be completed, or to get their paperwork. One thi…

Honda and Google's Waymo discuss collaborating on self-driving tech

Honda and Google's Waymo discuss collaborating on self-driving tech

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY AUTOMOTIVE NEWS Honda R&D Co. has entered into discussions with Waymo, Alphabet Inc.’s new standalone company, to use …

3 Easy Ways To Take Advantage Of Consumer Generated Content

3 Easy Ways To Take Advantage Of Consumer Generated Content

In an earlier post, I discussed why dealerships should seek out consumer generated content. So hopefully now it’s more clear why it’s a good id…

Video Viewing on Social Networks: Trends and Consumer Preferences

Video Viewing on Social Networks: Trends and Consumer Preferences

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY MARKETINGPROFS.COM Consumers are spending six hours per week, on average, watching video content on social networks, accord…

DIAGEO UNVEILS IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGY

DIAGEO UNVEILS IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGY

Industry-First Initiative is Latest Development in Beverage Alcohol Leader’s Continued Push to Combat Drunk Driving and Promote Responsible Drinking …

GAC Motor Vehicle Lands In Bahrain

GAC Motor Vehicle Lands In Bahrain

    MANAMA, Bahrain, Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Leading automaker GAC Motor has released its best-selling GS4 in Bahrain at the gr…

Richard Rikess - Top Blog November 2016

Richard Rikess - Top Blog November 2016

Congratulations to Richard Rikess for his top November blog, Which Language Can Close Leads. We caught up with Richard to learn a little bit more abou…

The Ultimate Linkedin Cheat Sheet

The Ultimate Linkedin Cheat Sheet

Originally published by Leisure Jobs. Our ultimate Linkedin cheat sheet will help you quickly create the best possible Linkedin profile, max…

Car Hacking And Cyber Security

Car Hacking And Cyber Security

Driverless cars are the subject of chatter from many people. Tech and car experts agree: It isn’t so much whether driverless cars will happen, but wh…

FEDERAL JUDGE RULES CARFAX THE WINNER IN LAWSUIT

FEDERAL JUDGE RULES CARFAX THE WINNER IN LAWSUIT

CENTREVILLE, Va. (December 13, 2016) – Carfax welcomed a ruling by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York concluding …

Stanford Startup Aims To Streamline Customer Purchases At Car Dealerships

Stanford Startup Aims To Streamline Customer Purchases At Car Dealerships

Originally Published By Digital Trends Buying cars online seems simple, but what if you could do it as quickly and easily at a dealership, and stil…

Five Things That Happened To Influencer Marketing In 2016

Five Things That Happened To Influencer Marketing In 2016

You may be saying to yourself right now, “Influencer marketing? What is that?” It’s really not as complicated as it seems. Basically it&r…

Seven Things You Need To Know About People Waiting In Your Dealership

Seven Things You Need To Know About People Waiting In Your Dealership

It happens every day; someone brings their car in for a service or is filling out paperwork to buy a car, and what do they end up doing? Sitting in your cu…

5 Reasons You Should Seek Out Consumer Generated Content

5 Reasons You Should Seek Out Consumer Generated Content

It may seem like a good idea to always be the one writing about your dealership, but in reality consumer-generated content is as important, if not more so,…

DealerRater Continues to Expand Footprint with Reviews Now Featured on Cars.com

DealerRater Continues to Expand Footprint with Reviews Now Featured on Cars.com

Waltham, Mass. – December 8, 2016 – DealerRater has announced that starting today it will feature its growing database of reviews on …

Auto/Mate Names Patrick Reilly as New Head of Marketing

Auto/Mate Names Patrick Reilly as New Head of Marketing

ALBANY, NY, UNITED STATES, December 5, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today that Patrick Reilly has joined its team …

Top Blogs November 2016

Top Blogs November 2016

1. Which Language Can Close Leads? By Richard Rikess The words we use and see can do a lot of things, but in …

JUST Capital and Forbes Release Inaugural “JUST 100 List"

JUST Capital and Forbes Release Inaugural “JUST 100 List"

NEW YORK (November 30, 2016) — JUST Capital and Forbes today released the inaugural “JUST 100 List,” which ranks the publicly traded comp…

2016 Top 5 Blogs (so far)

2016 Top 5 Blogs (so far)

5 Blogs You Need To Read This Year 1. 17 Things No Customer Said, Ever! By Mark Dubis There is no doubt t…

AutoNation fixed-ops plan includes more body shops, cheaper repairs

AutoNation fixed-ops plan includes more body shops, cheaper repairs

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- AutoNation Inc.'s $500 million brand-extension strategy has a clear goal on the fixed-ops side: keep customers in the family. …

Consumer Generated Content and Car Buying

Consumer Generated Content and Car Buying

A new study by Bazaarvoice dives into user generated content and how valuable it is for the car industry and buying process. Most of us are aware of the…

PERQ Receives $1.7M in Funding After Crossing $1M of Annual Recurring Revenue In Record Time

PERQ Receives $1.7M in Funding After Crossing $1M of Annual Recurring Revenue In Record Time

INDIANAPOLIS — (November 21, 2016) — PERQ, a marketing company providing website conversion solutions for dealerships, has announced a seed rou…

Interview with Brian Finkelmeyer – Top Exclusive Blog October 2016

Interview with Brian Finkelmeyer – Top Exclusive Blog October 2016

Congratulations to Brian Finkelmeyer! He had one of the the most top exclusive blog posts in October: New Realities Of The New Car Business. We appreciate …

Roadster Partners With Crown

Roadster Partners With Crown

Roadster Inks Deal with John Elway’s Crown Toyota to Become Exclusive Commerce Platform Across Online and Offline Channels   Crown becomes…

Innovation Cup - DSES 2016

Innovation Cup - DSES 2016

Did you miss DSES, or want to remind yourself about the Innovation Cup winners? Well, you're in luck! Check out the full DSES 2016 Innovation Cup …

Best Idea Contest - DSES 2016

Best Idea Contest - DSES 2016

Did you miss DSES, or want to remember the awesome ideas we heard in the Best Idea Contest? Well, you're in luck! Check out the full DSES 2016 Best Ide…

Nissan’s Star Wars Car Debut

Nissan’s Star Wars Car Debut

Nissan Rogue Rogue One Edition Nissan’s limited edition Star Wars car made its official debut yesterday at the LA Auto Show. The impressive Star W…

Which Office Character Are You?

Which Office Character Are You?

Lots of dealerships have crazy characters like you might find on the TV show "The Office." So which one are you? Take the quiz and find out! Plea…

New Innovative App, Blitzify, Revolutionizes the Automotive Service Industry

New Innovative App, Blitzify, Revolutionizes the Automotive Service Industry

A groundbreaking jump in technology, bringing real-time, upfront prices to the automotive repair industry National– Finding an affordable, co…

Ride Sharing Services On The Rise

Ride Sharing Services On The Rise

More than half of Americans mention Uber when hearing the term “shared mobility service” and Millennials are the ones paving the way for other …

Help Customers Prepare For Winter Driving

Help Customers Prepare For Winter Driving

The following tips are great to give to customers who may be wondering how to prepare their vehicle for winter. With cold weather on the way in many are…

Interview with Marissa Marazzi – Top Exclusive Blog October 2016

Interview with Marissa Marazzi – Top Exclusive Blog October 2016

Congratulations to Marissa Marazzi! She had one of the the most top exclusive blog posts in October: 10 Thoughts Millenials Have When Searching for a …

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