Internet Sales 20 Group® Sponsors

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Sponsors

autobytel

Title Sponsor - Autobytel

Your Lifetime Automotive Advisor

At Autobytel, we are proud of our history as the first online automotive research company. Since 1995 when we launched Autobytel.com, we have been committed to helping people like you find the perfect car or truck. Look to us to find the latest automotive news and research. We're here to help you with everything from researching, to buying, to owning your vehicle.

By providing a convenient and comprehensive automotive consumer experience across the purchase and ownership lifecycle, Autobytel provides new value and touch-points for automotive marketers. The company's web-based advertising and marketing programs help dealers and manufacturers build relationships with customers, as well as help them to efficiently manage and convert online business. Through Autobytel's marketing network, the company connects dealerships with a steady, diverse stream of exceptionally motivated, serious shoppers, while providing both dealers and manufacturers with precision-targeted brand and product marketing opportunities. Autobytel supports automotive dealers with a range of tools, programs and value-added services to help them manage more customers, more efficiently. The Company's specialty finance leads program provides incremental, efficient, often high-margin business to dealerships nationwide.

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dealer synergy sponsor

Program Sponsor - Dealer Synergy

Your Lifetime Automotive Advisor

Dealer Synergy is a family owned and operated training and consulting firm for the automotive industry for over 10 years. With humble beginnings in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, we opened our doors in 2004 and and shortly after, expanded to a 3,000 square foot warehouse loft in the heart of Philadelphia. In 2012, we decided to come back to our roots in South Jersey, moving into the quaint town of Audubon, New Jersey. Our office in Audubon has more than double the space as our Philadelphia office. After purchasing the building, which was originally a local print shop, we have completely gutted the space, renovated and rebuilt in order to fit our growing team. We have even built two fully equipped production studio spaces; one of which is specifically designed for green screening. In addition, we have constructed an expansive space for our training, consulting and support services to be conducted.

Founder and CEO, Sean V. Bradley CSP, and his wife, Dealer Synergy President, Karen Bradley, are both National Speakers Association members, and both are certified FranklinCovey Trainers and Facilitators of the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” In addition, Karen has recently received her certification of FranklinCovey’s program, “The 5 Choices of Extraordinary Productivity.” Sean is also certified by the International Academy of Search Engine Optimization. Sean has been a pioneer in the Automotive Internet Sales industry, maximizing the Internet before anyone else even recognized its true potential. As the owner of multiple thriving companies and several affiliates, such as Automotive Internet Sales, Automotive Digital Training, Internet Sales 20 Group® and Car Jobs Online, Sean has truly been revolutionizing the online automotive industry for over nearly 15 years. He has spoken at over 100 NCM and NADA 20 Groups and is a 5 time NADA/ATD speaker. Dealer Synergy is a two time Platinum winner of the Auto Dealer Monthly’s Dealer’s Choice Award for “Best Internet Sales Training Company,” and has been recognized as the “Best of the Best” in Automotive Internet Sales in the country by Dealix, CarsDirect, and Autobytel. Armed with a training team of automotive professionals, with firsthand knowledge and experience in the dealership world, as well as a top of the line technology department consisting of graphic designers, video production professionals, sound engineers and animators, digital marketing professionals and content writers, Dealer Synergy is uniquely equipped to assist your dealership in-house with the most up-to-date, technologically advanced training and digital marketing tools.

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bradley on demand sponsor

Program Sponsor - Bradley on Demand

Your Lifetime Automotive Advisor

Bradley On Demand was created by Sean V. Bradley and the Dealer Synergy team to provide automotive professionals with the best sales strategies and tools to excel in the industry. Sean has been a powerhouse in the automotive industry since he came onto the scene in 1999, and has continued to spread success to dealerships across the country with the Dealer Synergy Process.Using The Four P strategy, the team at Bradley On Demand has created a curriculum designed specifically to cover all the key aspects of your dealership. Focusing on People, Products, Process and Promotions, this platform will teach you everything you need to blow away the competition.

Bradley On Demand is structured with multiple categories to provide members with gateways to the massive amount of content on the platform. Major topics include showroom sales, Internet sales, BDC and phone sales, but Sean also trains on digital marketing, social media and online reputation.Additionally, there are entire courses dedicated to in depth search engine optimization strategies, specifically relating to the usage of video content to make your dealership’s online presence stand out from the other noise on the Internet.

Along with Sean’s expertise, Bradley On Demand has a team of additional instructors to ensure members get a well-rounded training experience. Karen Bradley, President of Dealer Synergy, has a series called “Renew Yourself” which centers on maintaining a work/life balance, staying healthy and exercising your mind and body. Joe Cala, General Manager of Dealer Synergy, is a specialist in motivation, positivity and sales strategies as it relates to the automotive industry. Additionally, he has an entire course about how to maximize your 3rd party provider experience, including best practices, new tactics and strategies.

Bradley On Demand is the supplemental tool you need to take your dealership to the next level. Channel the power of the orange tie, and reach new pinnacles of success that you didn’t even know were possible.


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cars direct sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - Cars Direct

The Ultimate Online Car Buying Guide

Los Angeles-based CarsDirect is the leading multi-brand online car buying service, providing new car, used car, and auto finance-related content and services since 1998. As the pioneer of the direct online car buying model, CarsDirect has become the natural choice for consumers who demand objectivity, selection and upfront pricing, and for dealers who want to leverage the Internet for cost-effective, incremental sales and revenue. CarsDirect's success has been recognized by numerous industry awards, including being named one of the "50 Best" websites in the world by Time Magazine, a "Top 100 Classic Website" by PC Magazine, and a "Top Site for Buying or Selling Anything" by PC World.

In 2005, CarsDirect changed its corporate name to Internet Brands, Inc. to reflect its transition to a diversified, multi-vertical company. Internet Brands became a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ exchange in November 2007 and later sold to private equity firm Hellman & Friedman in December 2010. CarsDirect currently operates as the flagship website in the Internet Brands automotive division.

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autoloop sponsor

Platinum/VIP Party Sponsor - Autoloop

Retention through engagement

Formed in 2005, AutoLoop has become the leading provider of marketing solutions for effective and profitable customer relationship management at the dealer level. A singular focus on customer engagement has been the hallmark of our success. Our proprietary software utilizes unique targeting capabilities, facilitating the alignment of effective communications. It also capitalizes on our extensive data analytics to dramatically increase dealer profitability.

Dealers, OEM customers, and large groups all attest to the ability of the AutoLoop suite to generate results using voice, SMS, direct mail, and web portals. Our customer interface tools are user-friendly and can dramatically improve dealer efficiency. We are committed to dealer support with both field personnel and direct customer help desks manned with real people. AutoLoop is America's most dealer-friendly solution! With over 45 million customers in our database, and nearly 800 million customer communications initiated, we're passionate about being America's best customer retention partner for progressive dealerships.

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true car sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - True Car

Truth & Transparency in Automotive Sales

TrueCar’s mission is to transform the car-buying experience for consumers and the way that dealers attract customers and sell cars. We have established an intelligent, data-driven online platform operating on a common technology infrastructure, powered by proprietary data and analytics. We operate our company-branded platform on our TrueCar.com website. In addition, we customize and operate our platform for affinity group marketing partners, such as USAA and Consumer Reports, financial institutions, and other large enterprises such as Boeing and Verizon. We enable users to obtain market-based pricing data on new and used cars, and to connect with our network of TrueCar Certified Dealers.

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Herman Advertising sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - Herman Advertising

Herman Advertising is a full-service and fully-integrated Automotive Advertising Agency. Our goal is to help increase your sales by maximizing quality traffic to your website. We do this by first optimizing your Digital Marketing footprint, then we drive additional traffic into your digital footprint with Traditional Advertising. All of this is tied together with seamless Cross Platform Creative that properly communicates your Unique Marketing DNA.

Now more than ever, dealers need a plan for success in the constantly changing marketing landscape. Herman Advertising has developed a step by step formula for success that shows dealers how to prioritize their marketing efforts. This plan guarantees dealers the results they are looking for: Increased Unique Visitors, Increased Leads and Increased Retail Sales!

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dealerOn sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - DealerOn

DealerOn’s mission is to make sure that our auto dealer customers get more qualified traffic to walk through their showroom doors than any other means available to them. We do this by maximizing the volume and quality of their lead generation efforts.

The Internet revolution is here and is already moving into “Web3.0”. Interactivity, real-time data, and global accessibility are the only way a customer wants to experience the web. Car consumers will drive the experience or they will go somewhere else just as easily as clicking their mouse. Dealerships, through the use of a fully interactive platform will be able to attract, convert, and retain this new breed of consumers in a way that provides great value to both parties.

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Testimonial Builder sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - Testimonial Builder

Testimonial Builder is the innovative way to build your business by integrating online reputation, social media, video SEO, and website traffic generation all designed to increase sales. Search Engine giant Google owns YouTube, the second largest search engine, so video and online reputation now play one of the largest roles in Google’s Ranking Algorithm.

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Testimonial Builder sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - Team Velocity Marketing

Team Velocity Marketing is a full-service marketing agency exclusively devoted to the automotive industry. Serving both OEMs and Dealerships with fully integrated marketing programs, we deliver marketing services across every medium from email, digital, and targeted mail to traditional media and more. We have developed our proprietary marketing technology platform, Apollo®. Apollo is a fully integrated and automated platform that will:

i. Automate personalized payment-based dynamic offers to customers across all mediums
ii. Aggregate all activity on an Opportunity Dashboard fully loaded with an Equity Mining tool
iii. Attribute all sales and service in a one-stop, easy-to-use Reporting Dashboard.

Our Mission: We are a family of individuals passionately committed to the success of our clients, making a difference in the lives of the employees and their families, and changing the automotive industry for the better.

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Testimonial Builder sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - VistaDash

VistaDash is a vendor-neutral data warehouse that gives dealerships the ability to consolidate and simplify reporting. VistaDash incorporates automatic data feeds and manual data entry so there are no limitations to which vendor’s data can be stored. Over time, dealers change website platforms, social media tools, chat providers, and other vendors. VistaDash is the dealer’s safety net to capture monthly data regardless of changes in vendors. Using one data warehouse gives you the historical data needed to manage your dealership and make smart choices for future investments. We are adding new certified data feeds each month to eliminate manual data entry. As VistaDash becomes the industry standard data warehouse, vendor participation will accelerate.

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Autotrader sponsor

Platinum Sponsor - Autotrader

Autotrader is the most visited third-party car shopping site, with the most engaged audience of in-market shoppers. As the foremost authority on automotive consumer insights and expert in online and mobile marketing, Autotrader makes the car shopping experience easy and fun for today's empowered consumer looking to find or sell the perfect new, used or Certified Pre-Owned car. Using technology, shopper insights and local market guidance, Autotrader's comprehensive marketing solutions guide dealers to personalized digital marketing strategies that grow brand, drive traffic and connect the online and in-store shopping experience. Autotrader is wholly owned by Cox Automotive which owns Kelley Blue Book (KBB.com®), Manheim Auctions, Dealertrack® and a portfolio of software companies that optimize inventory and advertising online. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises.

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Money Mind Mapp sponsor

Gold Sponsor - Money Mind Mapp

This mobile app (MMMapp for short) was developed to help automotive professionals create and achieve their financial goals, whether they are tracking their personal finances or managing an entire dealership. The MMMapp is uniquely designed to identify your wants and needs, design an action plan, and track your success. You will never achieve success by simply stating what you want to accomplish. In order to be successful, you need to actually MAP out your plan and follow it exactly.

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VinSolutions sponsor

Gold Sponsor - VinSolutions

VinSolutions® helps dealers make every customer connection count by providing sophisticated yet easy-to-use software solutions that span the scope of dealership operations.

With its cloud-based system, VinSolutions’ all-in-one internal management, sales and service marketing solutions platform is accessible from anywhere an Internet connection is available, including mobile devices.

VinSolutions is OEM certified by every major manufacturer and is ADP, Reynolds & Reynolds, and DealerTrack DMS certified.

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, VinSolutions is wholly owned by Cox Automotive™, which also includes AutoTrader.com®, Kelley Blue Book®, vAuto®, HomeNet Automotive® and Haystak™ Digital Marketing. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises.

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Testimonial Builder sponsor

Gold Sponsor - Orbee

Orbee is the automotive industry's first and only independent digital marketing analytics company helping dealerships eliminate waste and optimize spend in their digital marketing campaign. With its powerful pixeling technology, Orbee has been able to not only help dealerships increasing ROI on their digital advertising spend but also help improve conversions and drive more shoppers to the dealerships lots.

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Podium sponsor

Gold Sponsor - Podium

Podium helps businesses drive customer interaction in the form of online reviews to increase visibility, improve business operations, and drive purchase decisions. Podium serves 80,000+ users across nearly 10,000 businesses and is redefining the modern relationship between businesses and customers. Headquartered in Lehi, Utah, and founded in 2014, Podium has received funding from Accel, Summit Partners, GV (formerly Google Ventures), and Y Combinator.

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Digital Air Strike sponsor

Gold Sponsor - Digital Air Strike

Digital Air Strike™ is the leading social media and lead response company, helping thousands of dealerships not only manage their social media and online reputations but turn the networks into lead generation machines. The company pioneered the industry’s first patented multi-vehicle quoting system that works in conjunction with a dealership’s CRM system to create a micro-website for every single prospect.

As the most-awarded social media technology company, Digital Air Strike has deployed its automotive-specific mobile apps, software and managed service platform to monitor, improve and manage consumer engagement for six of the largest auto OEMs, 26 of the top 30 dealer groups, and over 2,300 dealerships across the United States and Canada.

Digital Air Strike is ranked in the top third of all Inc. Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the country; is one of the Top 10 Most Interesting and Innovative Automotive Companies, and was awarded the #1 Dealers’ Choice Award for Reputation Management.

Request a free Intel Report to see how you can get a competitive advantage with Digital Air Strike: Visit www.digitalairstrike.com and Facebook or email sales@digitalairstrike.com.

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Dealer Video Production sponsor


Media Sponsor - Dealer Video Production

Dealer Video Production is a state-of-the-art video production studio in house, manned by a team of seasoned video production specialists, filmmakers, editors, sound engineers, animators and designers that can help you bring your vision to reality. We specialize in full-service productions, taking your vision from the storyboard stage all the way through to post production and optimization of the videos for web and television.

With our video production expertise, we can help highlight your many assets which will help raise your dealership above the rest.

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AIS sponsor

Media Sponsor - Automotive Internet Sales

AIS is the premiere Automotive Internet Sales social media platform in the marketing world. By using social media, you are communicating with other professionals in a forum you've become accustomed to. Technology is a huge part of everyday life, and social media is a way to teach others about your product or service, gain traffic to your website, and more. AIS provides an extensive library of FREE resources ALL Automotive professionals can immediately benefit from.

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CARFAX sponsor


Industry Affiliate - CARFAX

Carfax, Inc. is a commercial web-based service that supplies vehicle history reports to individuals and businesses on used cars and light trucks for the American and Canadian consumers.

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