Five Alive – March 2012 – Must Read Articles

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If you didn’t get a chance to check out the hilarious April Fool’s joke the boys at DealerRefresh pulled yesterday, you can view it on my Facebook Page…. don’t worry Canada loves you Stan.

Time to highlight the articles from the Month of March that I found interesting.  Please let me know in the comment section if I missed any.

  1. How to buy a car (VIDEO): Woah! I remember this dude when I used to sell cars at Ernie Dean Chevrolet in Alliston, ON!! Love him or hate him, this is reality.
  2. 2011 E SHOPPER Automotive Experience Study:  Some really cool finding in this thorough investigation.
  3. Ultimate Pinterest Guide Part #1:  Had to thrown something Pinterest related. Plus Laura has a cool blog…worth reading.
  4. Social Media for PR Nightmares: David over at Persuasive Concepts explains how to leverage social media when shit hits the fan at your dealership
  5. Complete Guide to new Facebook Timeline:  Pat Flynn has put together the best guide on the web for Facebook’s new timeline changes. Still need to work on mine

 

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  • As always, great list Ryan! Thank you for including my article this time around!

  • Cheers Ryan, it is great to see many dealers have adopted the new Facebook Timeline well and have taken their full opportunity to brand their page accordingly. What are your thoughts on the changes?