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6 more reasons why we MUST move Techs to $40 to $50 an hour soon

6 more reasons why we MUST move Techs to $40 to $50 an hour soon

If you have followed my published articles in the past about retaining Techs (based on being a former dealership Fixed Ops Manager and my 17 years of r…

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 …

Anyone can be a Bi-Lingual Salesman now

Anyone can be a Bi-Lingual Salesman now

I came across an article today on a piece of new technology developed by Waverly Labs.  It is an earpiece that translates between languages.  My …

Tips For Your Car Dealership Website

Tips For Your Car Dealership Website

The days of only advertising in the phone book for your car dealership are over. Having an online presence is now more important than ever before. The firs…

4 Million Views In One Week - Here's How We Did It

4 Million Views In One Week - Here's How We Did It

Thanksgiving Eve.  Turkeys were being prepared to go in ovens.  Drinks were being poured.  And we were preparing to launch a video that we k…

Viral Marketing: Pepsi MAX & Jeff Gordon - Test Drive 2

Last March Pepsi had Jeff Gordon dress up in a disguise and visit a car dealership, where he pretended to look at a used Chevy Camaro. He then proceeded to take an unsuspecting car salesman for the ride of his life. The video has since received a total of 14 million views and countless mentions online for Pepsi.

Shortly after the video was released, an automotive journalist named Travis Okulski from the popular auto website jalopnik.com questioned the authenticity of the video, calling it FAKE. So Pepsi decided to pull another stunt and this time target Travis for a staged ride in a taxi with Gordon driving, disguised as an ex-convict. The result is pure comedy gold again for the Pepsi MAX campaign. The new video has received nearly 6 million views in the first 24 hours. This video is another example of how a well-executed viral marketing campaign can expose your brand to the masses.

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