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Road Trip to DD26 | April 9-11, 2019 | Orlando

Interview with Brad Wise of

P H O TO G R A P H Y B Y E D WA R D L I N S M I E R

FERMAN CHEVROLET
MAZDA
Ferman Automotive Group, an independently
owned and operated group of franchise car
dealers, serves the Tampa Bay area and Florida
with 14 major automotive franchises, including
Acura, BMW, Buick, Chevrolet, Chrysler,
Dodge, Ford, GMC, Jeep, MINI, Mazda, Nissan,
Ram Trucks and Volvo, as well as five Harley
Davidson franchises. From its modest origins
in 1895 as a bicycle company, Ferman today
is a prominent player in the retail automotive
industry. It is among the small, elite group of
dealerships to receive the prestigious NADA
Century Award, reserved for dealers who've
been in the transportation business for over
100 years.
Our interview this month features
Brad Wise, general manager at
Ferman Chevrolet Mazda. Brad
started in retail automotive in 1988 at
a large Chevrolet store in Illinois and
has never looked back. Now, thirty

years later, he can't wait to get into
the store each morning. A seeker of
best practices and a self-described
cheerleader, Brad is a strong believer
in hiring the right people and giving

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Digital Dealer - March 2019

Digital Dealer - March 2019
Contents
A Message from the Show Director
Ask the Experts
DD26 Pre-Show Highlights
Interview with Ferman Chevrolet Mazda
How to Drive Growth Through Digital Marketing
Under the Hood with Automotive Inventory Ads for Prospecting
Data Gaps are Costing You Sales Every Month. Here's How to Close Them.
Behavioral Data & Artificial Intelligence: The Keys to Marketing Personalization
Media Report: Who Why What When Where!
Boost Website Rankings
Building a Powerful Brand is Everyone’s Job
Where Are the Cost Savings?
Tales from the Front-Line of Auto Retail Buy/Sells
Is Your Comfort Inhibiting Your Team's Growth?
Automotive and the Amazonifcation of Everything
The Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
What Have You Done for Me Lately? The Power of Reciprocity in a Slighted Sales World
What Is Your F&I Team Obsessed About?
Educating Your Customers Increases Sales and Builds Trust
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - CT1
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - CT2
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Digital Dealer - March 2019
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Cover2
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 1
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Contents
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 3
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 4
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - A Message from the Show Director
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Ask the Experts
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 7
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - DD26 Pre-Show Highlights
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 9
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Interview with Ferman Chevrolet Mazda
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 11
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 12
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 13
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 14
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 15
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - How to Drive Growth Through Digital Marketing
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 17
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Under the Hood with Automotive Inventory Ads for Prospecting
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 19
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Data Gaps are Costing You Sales Every Month. Here's How to Close Them.
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 21
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Behavioral Data & Artificial Intelligence: The Keys to Marketing Personalization
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 23
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Media Report: Who Why What When Where!
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 25
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Boost Website Rankings
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 27
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Building a Powerful Brand is Everyone’s Job
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 29
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Where Are the Cost Savings?
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 31
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 32
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 33
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Tales from the Front-Line of Auto Retail Buy/Sells
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 35
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Is Your Comfort Inhibiting Your Team's Growth?
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 37
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Automotive and the Amazonifcation of Everything
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 39
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - The Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 41
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - What Have You Done for Me Lately? The Power of Reciprocity in a Slighted Sales World
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 43
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - What Is Your F&I Team Obsessed About?
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 45
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Educating Your Customers Increases Sales and Builds Trust
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 47
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - 48
Digital Dealer - March 2019 - Cover3
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