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Rock's Rants: Employee Convenience

Rock's Rants: Employee Convenience

Some dealership employees forget they work in the service business.   Recently, while I was talking to a service manager, one of his employees s…

Untitled Draft - 2019-02-20 How to Keep Your Back Healthy If You Are Driving All the Time

Untitled Draft - 2019-02-20 How to Keep Your Back Healthy If You Are Driving All the Time

Even if your car is equipped with a super comfortable orthopedic seat, it does not guarantee that there will be no unpleasant sensations in the lower back …

Car Dealers and Google My Business in 2019

Car Dealers and Google My Business in 2019

Car Dealers and Google My Business in 2019  Car dealerships face ongoing challenges related to local online searches, including the need to obt…

Top Reasons Your Training is Not Working

Top Reasons Your Training is Not Working

It is evident that much of the training that we execute on the dealer level is relatively the same content, no?  In that, the topics that train on hav…

Gubagoo Discusses Messaging and Digital Retailing

Gubagoo Discusses Messaging and Digital Retailing

  NADA2019 provided us with a rare opportunity to talk to thought-leaders from different companies about how they approach certain technologies…

Knock-Knock—It’s Amazon

Google and Facebook, Watch Out! There’s someone approaching in the rear-view mirror, and it’s Amazon.

Don’t worry about Amazon pursuing automotive retail--think expensive land and expensive cattle (aka cars). As far as the desire to pursue automotive advertising--think cloud ready and margin friendly.

The duopoly of Google and Facebook will fast become a triopoly as Amazon joins the mix.

Quick thinking retailers will follow fast in the footsteps of Dean Evans and the team at Hyundai as they set the pace. As an extremely experienced digital marketer with a resume that includes Chief Marketing Officer at Dealer.com and Subaru, CEO & President at Lotlinx and, currently, CMO at Hyundai, Evans knows what is going on in the digital space. In fact, he recently received the accolade of Automotive News’ All-Star for Marketing which was in large part because of his work with Amazon.

Hyundai is presently connected with Alexa. Amazon’s smart speaker, to help consumers start their car, turn on their AC and even charge their electric car through the Amazon Alexa home device. Separately, the Hyundai Shopper Assurance program –delivered via the Amazon platform--provides consumers with a place to review Hyundai products, view inventory and to schedule in home test drives.

https://www.amazon.com/adlp/hyundai

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