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Jim Ziegler and Ralph Paglia Host Dealer Battle Plan Workshop in Atlantic City on July 6-8th

ATLANTA, June 2 — Top automotive industry trainer Jim Ziegler presents a dynamic workshop to help auto retailers meet online marketing challenges. Automobile retail sales are a fiercely competitive and erratic market. Ziegler’s plan is to give dealers an Internet Sales and Marketing Strategy to outperform the competition. This powerful event will be held at Bally’s Atlantic City, just minutes from the Philadelphia and New York City areas.

Change is constant. Nothing is the way it was, and will never be that way again. After working with thousands of automobile dealers over the years, Jim Ziegler needed to be sure his clients kept up with the new realities of changing technologies and the emerging influence of social media. So he assembled an all-star faculty for this dynamic event. All four presenters are world-class online retail practitioners. Their expertise and hands-on experience has shown they know what works and what doesn’t work in the online sales arena.

Workshop Instructors Ralph Paglia, Joe Webb and Tim Jennings have all been top-rated speakers at premier industry events and have managed both large and small InternetDepartments. When interviewed, Jim Ziegler smiled and said, “I’ve assembled a killer team for this event, combat tested veterans with more than four decades of in-the-trenches experience.”

Now, Ziegler and friends are delivering the real deal, content-rich sessions, hands-on “real-world stuff”, not theory. These tactics and processes are battle-tested on the front lines in dealerships all across the country.

Jim continued, “Dealerships can’t afford to miss a single opportunity to do business.” Having a dominant and effective presence on Facebook, Twitter, and other portals is critical to dealership marketing strategy. Ziegler and Paglia are masters of Social medium relationship sales and marketing. Students will take back an in-depth understanding of how to leverage online relationships for sales and profits as well as…

  --  The pathway to success; from email, to telephone, to the appointment
      to delivery
  --  How to Maximize Existing Profit Centers and Create New Ones
  --  How to use self-produced videos to capture customer trust and create
      credibility
  --  Focus sites, micro sites, and 12 other secrets to drive high-volume
      traffic
  --  Internet stealth marketing techniques with 'Ninja' Search Engine
      Optimization
  --  Marketing and Advertising with ultimate Video Search Engine
      Maximization
  --  How to turn your dealership into an Internet Sales Powerhouse
  --  Customer Relationship Management and CSI Engineering Projects for High
      Average Profitability, Top-Rated CSI Scores, Customer Retention and
      Referrals!
  --  YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter: How to profitize
      relationships with consumers through customer-friendly "Pull
      Marketing"

  About :

Ziegler SuperSystems is an automotive training and consulting organization based in the Atlanta, GA area. President Jim Ziegler is a member of the National Speakers Association and has been a keynote speaker at National and State Dealer conventions, and has trained over 75,000 Dealers, GSMs, Sales and F&I Managers. Course and Training information is at: http://zieglersupersystems.com/ Jim can be reached at: 800-726-0510

Jim Ziegler and Ralph Paglia Host Dealer Battle Plan Workshop in Atlantic City on July 6-8th.

Dealer Battle Plan Workshop Hosted by Jim Ziegler and Ralph Paglia in Atlantic City on July 6-8th

ATLANTA, June 2 /PRNewswire/ — Top automotive industry trainer Jim Ziegler and digital marketing expert Ralph Paglia present a dynamic workshop to help auto retailers meet online marketing challenges. Automobile retail sales are a fiercely competitive and erratic market. Ziegler and Paglia’s plan is to give dealers an Internet Sales and Marketing Strategy to outperform the competition by gaining unfair competitive advantage on the web. This powerful event will be held at Bally’s Atlantic City, just minutes from the Philadelphia and New York City areas.

Change is constant. Nothing is the way it was, and will never be that way again. After working with thousands of automobile dealers over the years, Jim Ziegler needed to be sure his clients kept up with the new realities of changing technologies and the emerging influence of social media. So he assembled an all-star faculty for this dynamic event. All four presenters are world-class online retail practitioners. Their expertise and hands-on experience has shown they know what works and what doesn’t work in the online sales arena.

Workshop Instructors Ralph Paglia, Joe Webb and Tim Jennings have all been top-rated speakers at premier industry events and have managed both large and small Internet Departments. When interviewed, Jim Ziegler smiled and said, “I’ve assembled a killer team for this event, combat tested veterans with more than four decades of in-the-trenches experience.”

When asked about his success in selling over 4,000 cars via the web in one year while working as Internet Director at Courtesy Chevrolet in Phoenix, Ralph Paglia smiled and responded, “Our team in Phoenix was able to do that because we went to war on the web with several unfair competitive advantages. As other dealers caught on, copied what we were doing, we continued to launch barrage after barrage of web initiatives that kept us ahead in the market by seizing and controlling car buyer mindshare…” Paglia went on to say that he will deliver several strategic and tactical “How To’s” that will not be for the weak or timid dealer because they are the web equivalent of “going nuclear” on a dealer’s regional competition. Paglia is quoted as saying, “Dealers with a weak stomach for hyper-competitive tactics such as driving traffic from their neighboring dealer’s lots and showrooms using mobile web apps may find some of my more aggressive tactics as being a little over the top… But, by learning my Web Ninja tactics they will recognize when other dealers are stealing business from them before it is too late!”

Now, Ziegler and Paglia are delivering the real deal, content-rich sessions, hands-on “real-world stuff”, not theory. These tactics and processes are battle-tested on the front lines in dealerships all across the country.

Jim continued, “Dealerships can’t afford to miss a single opportunity to do business.” Having a dominant and effective presence on Facebook, Twitter, and other portals is critical to dealership marketing strategy. Ziegler and Paglia are masters of Social medium relationship sales and marketing. Workshop participants will take back an in-depth understanding of how to leverage online relationships for sales and profits. Additionally, Jim and Ralph have each personally committed themselves to delivering a thorough understanding and ability to leverage the following…

  • How to implement ” athway to success”; email to telephone, phone to showroom, appointment to delivery
  • Effectively Maximize Existing Profit Centers and Create New Revenue and Profits
  • How to self-produce videos that capture customer trust and create high levels of credibility
  • Focus sites, microsites, landing page tactics and 12 other secrets to driving high-volume traffic
  • Internet stealth marketing techniques with ‘Ninja’ Search Engine Optimization
  • Beat third party lead providers at their own game on the Internet battlefield
  • Marketing and Advertising with ultimate Video Search Engine Maximization
  • How to turn your dealership into an Internet Sales Powerhouse
  • Customer Relationship Management and CSI Engineering Projects for High Average Profitability, Top-Rated CSI Scores, Customer Retention and Referrals!
  • YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter: How to profitize social media through customer-friendly “Pull Marketing”
  • Using little known but powerful web apps to divert OEM traffic to dealership websites
  • Receive individual passwords and authorized access to restricted file servers with hundreds of proven effective email templates, phone scripts, reporting spreadsheets, How To PPT files, performance metrics from top dealers, Internet Dept. Workflow process maps, business plans and other content too valuable to make openly available on the Internet!*

Ziegler SuperSystems is an automotive training and consulting organization based in the Atlanta, GA area. President Jim Ziegleris a member of the National Speakers Association and has been a keynote speaker at National and State Dealer conventions, and has trained over 75,000 Dealers, GSMs, Sales and F&I Managers. Course and Training information is at:http://zieglersupersystems.com/ Jim can be reached at: 800-726-0510 and Ralph can be reached at 505-301-6369.

*PLEASE NOTE: File Server Access is restricted to workshop attendees and will be revoked for any dealer caught sharing their password with anyone who did not attend the Dealer Battle Plan workshop.

SOURCE: Ziegler SuperSystems and Paglia Professional Network

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By: jemizasi
On: 3/14/2010 11:18:00 AM

http://www.dealerrater.com/dealer/Cardinale-Way-Mazda-review-18523/#121024

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D was very helpful and made the experience easy and efficient. We had a much better experience at Cardinale Way than any other dealership we have been to so far. From the moment we drove into the dealership to the moment we left, we were treated very well.

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It is about time that automotive professionals start to move up in society’s ranks for prestige and trustworthiness… Or, is this indicative of what is happening to congressional reputations?

It is not as if we, the auto industry, needed more reason to justify a concerted effort on the part of dealers for reputation management strategies and processes… However, this is further proof that there is a lot to be gained by a massive grass roots movement by dealers to portray themselves in a more positive manner, and to let the public know about all the benefits they bring to the local community. It is expecially apparent that dealers need to communicate the genuine commitment most of them have towards doing business in an ethical and high integrity manner. Not to do so is to allow the voices of the few that are upset with dealers to be the only statements visible to the public about each dealer’s business practices.

Being a member of Congress rates as the least ethical and honest professions – faring worse than car salesmen by 4 percent – according to a new Gallup poll out Wednesday.

In a poll ranking how Americans view the honesty and ethical standards of 21 professions, Congressmen were rated as having a “low/very low” ethical standards by 55 percent of 1,017 adults across the nation. Only 9 percent said members of Congress have “high/very high” standards, while 35 percent gave the lawmakers an “average” rating.

Car salesmen were the only other professionals to get a “low/very low” rating by at least 50 percent of respondents, receiving 51 percent.

Senators ranked third lowest in the poll, earning a 49 percent “low/very low” ethical rating, beating out stockbrokers, 46 percent, and HMO managers at 43 percent.

Only 11 percent of respondents gave senators a “high/very high” ethical rating.

Nurses ranked as the most respected profession with an 83 percent positive rating. Following nurses were pharmacists at 66 percent, doctors at 65 percent, police officers at 63 percent and engineers, who received a 62 percent “high/very high” rating.

Governors were the only other political job polled, and ranked much higher than lawmakers in Washington. Only 15 percent said they had a “high/very high” opinion of governors, but 48 percent gave governors an “average” rating while 35 percent rated them as “low/very low.”

Source: Congress lower than car salesmen
By: Andy Barr
Publisher: Politico