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Managers, Are You Leading or Just Passing Through? Every dealership I have visited lately has the phone calls tracked or not, going to the switchboard or BDC. Then they round robin to sales staff if the ISM is busy "We know that never happens;" The problem...

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About Kim Clouse About Kim Clouse Kim Clouse has been involved with automotive internet sales and process for over 20 years. He was a charter member of the AAISP while it existed and winner of the Lemons to Lemonade Award...

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About Kim Clouse About Kim Clouse Kim Clouse has been involved with automotive internet sales and process for over 20 years. He was a charter member of the AAISP while it existed and winner of the Lemons to Lemonade Award...

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Can You Define Car Dealer Reputation Management? I would like to go on record and say that the term Reputation Management for Automotive is a misnomer. Vendors can only  teach Car Dealers to discover, report, and maintain their hard earned reputation...

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i Auto Consultants – Kim Clouse

Kim Clouse has been involved with automotive internet sales for over two decades. He has been a charter member of the AAISP and winner of the Lemons to Lemonade award given at Digital Dealer. Clouse spoke at the 4th Digital Dealer Conference in Orlando, the 5th in Grapevine, Texas in 2008 and shared the Keynote to open the 6th conference in Las Vegas for 2009. At the 6th Digital Dealer Conference, Kim also moderated one of the round table discussions for automotive internet sales professionals, participated in the general session then spoke in a separate breakout session for auto dealers and internet sales managers from across the United States. Kim is the founder and managing owner of I Auto Consultants in Jasper, Al. He was the CEO of Dealer Dimensions Inc. which released Dealer Report Cards; the original car dealer review, rating and posting system which utilizes another product from Dealer Dimensions – Webpush™. This solution distributes any or all data from our platform to any professionally built target social network and certain professional Web sites. In the past, Kim only worked with select strategic alliance professionals who were quantifiable and shared the vision of bringing about true change for professionals in the automotive industry.
Kim challenges all of the consultants and vendors crawling out of the wood work to prove they can actually walk into a dealership, find a prospect, use a process, work a customer, and then sell them the right car. Kim Clouse will make dealers aware of Snake Oil.

Services include:

  •  Evaluating dealers to help develop and carry out the correct process
  •  Assist in creating successful dealership policy in all departments
  •  Creating the proper consequence and  adherence/implementation practices
  •  Proactive car dealer reputation maintenance including car dealer ratings, auto reviews, and social media domination from Dealer Report Cards with Webpush™.
  • The most comprehensive managed automotive social media platform available for car dealers to date, including sales, service and parts calendar based ad posting for congruent brand creation.
  • Website design, development and deployment with the latest technology utilization from Microsoft.
  • Complete video creation, editing, Video SEO, PPC, and syndication
  • Avocar, making dealer inventory appear life-like for commercial broadcast and web applications.
  • Helping dealers spend less while increasing customer satisfaction,  avoiding the lure of vendors and so-called experts who seek only to profit from dealers.

Kim has been a member of the Southeast Toyota Pro’s at the master level for multiple years, GM Mark of Excellence for multiple years, Cadillac e-certified and Honda i-certified. His past dealership training and experience is in all GM makes. Honda, VW, Mazda, Toyota, Ford and Hyundai. Kim got his start with marketing and advertising in the late 80’s by writing copy and composing music for jingles and commercials with radio and television.
Contact: 205-265-1885

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