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Kathi is an automotive social media marketing expert, blogger, speaker, coach and author. Her passion for the car business spans a 30-year career managing successful dealerships in Southern California. Kathi is the author of “Automotive Social Business – How to Captivate Your Customers, Sell More Cars & Be Generally Remarkable on Social Media.” Her Kruse Control blog is the leading automotive social media blog in the U.S. and Canada. Visit her website at KruseControlinc.com.
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7 Basic Steps to Optimize Your Dealership’s Online Reputation

Are you one of the many dealers, GMs and managers who find it difficult to manage your online reputation? There are literally hundreds of...
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Silence is Golden: During a Demonstration Drive, Let the Car Speak to the Customer

There are many things in the retail automotive business that have become central to the car buying experience. Probably nothing has stood the test...
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Move Inventory Faster and Add Selling Time by Changing this Process at Your Dealership

To capitalize on a strong used vehicle market, dealers need to explore every avenue they can to increase efficiency and implement a better reconditioning...
Joseph Michellivideo

New York Times Best-Selling Author Joseph Michelli On Airbnb’s 5 Leadership Lessons

On today's show, we’re pleased to welcome back Joseph Michelli, New York Times best-selling author and customer experience expert. Joseph also has a new...
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Dealership Emails Going to SPAM? Here’s What To Do

0 % APR AND *FREE* FLOOR MATS ON ALL USED VEHICLES! CALL TODAY!!!! What was your first reaction to the line above? Did you cringe?...
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The Power of Feedback

You head to the doctor and complain you are not feeling well. The doctor sends you for a battery of tests. You return the...

How to Deal With a Best Price Shopper

 Most car buyers come into the dealership with the fear that they will be pressured into buying something that's not really what they want....

Being Personable When Handling Internet Leads

On this week's episode of On the Mark, Mark Tewart talks about how the use of certain templates and scripts when handling internet leads...

Recruiting in the Modern Age of Automotive

On this week's episode of Kain & Co., David Kain of Kain Automotive talks about the words you use in your recruiting ads and...

Moving from Email to Text Messaging

On this week's episode of Auto Marketing Now, Brian Pasch details the benefits and convenience of communicating with your customers via text message rather...