Industry Events

Digital Dealer Workshop – Houston, Texas on January 17th 2012

Are you ready to start 2012 with a competitive online game plan?

The Digital Dealer Workshops are bringing you everything you need to succeed online. Two distinctively different tracks will be offered and are customized to your level of experience: the dealer who feels behind on their e-commerce education and the dealer who is prepared but wants to excel.

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Topics include social media to website analytics and maximizing your CRM to converting leads. The workshops have been carefully crafted to give you the essential information to grow your business. Digital Dealer understands how critical education is to your success so they are bringing the best information to you.

WHEN:
Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 8:00am – 6:00pm
Workshops begin at 10:00am.

WHERE:
Hilton Houston Post Oak
2001 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, Texas, 77056
Less than one mile from the Galleria area
Tel: 1-713-961-9300

REGISTRATION:
TADA Members: $199

Non-TADA Members: $399

Click here to register

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Dealers, GMs, GSMs, Internet Sales Managers, e-Commerce Directors,
CRM Managers, BDC Managers and Fixed Operations Managers
Dealers, bring your managers. Managers, bring your dealers.

FOUR WORKSHOP TRACKS:
Track 1: 360 Degrees of Automotive e-Commerce
This track is designed for dealers that know they “don’t get it” but understand the importance of it. This classroom style workshop will run the entire day with four consecutive workshops that will take you through the fundamentals of digital marketing and online sales. This workshop will have you leaving with the confidence to approach your Internet strategies.

Tracks 2-4: Intermediate to advanced education: Attendees can choose any workshops within these tracks as desired throughout the day.
Track 2: Social Media and New Technologies
Track 3: Sales, Process and Fixed Operations
Track 4: Websites, Marketing and Analytics

At the one day Digital Dealer Workshop you will learn essential information for online success, including:

  • Maximizing online sales
  • Improving online marketing
  • Developing strategies for SEM and SEO
  • Maximizing your social media and reputation management
  • Creating e-commerce strategies
  • Maximizing brand recognition
  • Improving sales processes
  • Demonstrations on emerging technologies
  • Gaining market share
  • Reducing costs and increasing gross profit
  • Maximizing other profit centers

AGENDA:
7:00-7:50am Registration and Exhibit Floor Open
8:00-8:50am Breakfast: Dealer-to-Dealer problem-solving roundtable session
9:00-9:50am Exhibitor Floor Open
10:00-10:50am Workshops
11:00-11:50am Workshops
12:00-1:50pm Lunch: Dealer-to-Dealer problem-solving roundtable session
2:00-2:50pm Exhibitor Floor Open
3:00-3:50pm Workshops
4:00-4:50pm Workshops
5:00-6:00pm Cocktail Hour; Exhibit Floor Open

REGISTRATION:
TADA Members: $199

Non-TADA Members: $399

Click here to register

If you’re traveling from out of town we have secured a discounted room block for $129 plus tax per night.  Reservations can be made from the Digital Dealer Workshops website, or ask for the Digital Dealer Workshops when booking.

Questions?
Contact  [email protected]
Website:  http://www.digitaldealerworkshops.com
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/272274909491031/
Hashtag: #DDW

Sessions:
360 Degrees of Automotive e-Commerce
April Rain
, CEO of Digital Rain Training
Marc McGurren is the Internet Director for the Jerry Durant Auto Group
This workshop will give you the confidence to approach your Internet strategies and will help you build success when handling lead management, e-commerce, digital marketing and online sales. You’ll be empowered by learning about the tools that will maximize your resources. Learn the best practices for working and closing online customers.

It’s all about the Show, Baby!
David Metter, President of Automotive for HookLogic.
The evolution of Internet lead management has lead dealers to understand that their main focus has to be on driving quality customers from their leads into the showroom floor.

Mobile Marketing and the Dealer
Ben Anderson, President of AutoMotionTV
Creating, Promoting, and Executing an Effective Mobile Marketing Strategy for Your Dealership

Using Auto Shopper Data to Learn More about Every Lead
Jason Ezell, President and Co-Founder of Dataium LLC
By collecting every keystroke and click of over 34 million auto shoppers in the market today, we have a better understanding of their behavior, shopping trends, advertising effectiveness and vehicle sales predictions than ever before.

Practices to Improve Customer Retention
Bill Wittenmyer, Vice President of eLEAD CRM
Managing a customers life-cycle for maximum profit and long-term value.

7 Online Strategies to Double Your Fixed Ops Profit in 2012
Jeff Clark, DealerOn Inc., VP of Sales & Business Development
Dealers will learn seven online strategies they can implement in 2012 to double their Fixed Operations Net Profits

LIVE Mystery Phone Shop
Jerry Thibeau, founder and president of Phone Ninjas
How would your dealership measure up if mystery shopped by telephone?

7 Secrets To Internet Marketing
Larry Bruce, CEO of MicrositesByU
This session will help intermediate to advanced internet managers and dealers better understand the components of internet marketing and how they all work together to produce greater results.

360 Degrees of Automotive e-Commerce
Jeremy Anspach, co-founder of PureCars
This is a classroom style workshop running the entire day with four consecutive workshops that will take you through the fundamentals of digital marketing and online sales. If you are a dealer that just doesn’t get it yet, but understands its importance, then this is the workshop for you.

Connecting with Customers in Every Moment of Truth
Ed Parkin, VP of Sales for ContactAtOnce
As the concept of ZMOT (Zero Moment of Truth) gains traction within the industry, learn how to be present at Every Moment of Truth during the sales process.

The Future of Digital Finance
Pete MacInnis, founder of DealerCentric
How Dealers will respond to consumer demand for terms of loan approval, while car shopping online!

How Search Has Radically Changed The Way Consumers Shop For Cars
Julio Gonzalez, Internet Director at Moore & Scarry Advertising
Figures and Stats on why Search Engines are changing the search landscape and what you need to do to stay ahead. How to target, budget, and increase traffic to your website.