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IBP 23 – Teach at the Beach III – a Winter Conference, Feb 12th-13th 2018

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Jim and DebbieJim and Debbie Ziegler are proud to announce we’re bringing it back to the Beach in February… February 12th-13th at the Marriott Suites, Sand Key, in Clearwater Beach, Florida.

NEW BLOOD…
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It was a painful revelation for the Dawg when I realized almost every conference was putting the same speakers on stage over and over again. NOT, that these people aren’t talented and they do have a lot to offer, they’re friends of mine, BUT, how many times do you want to watch the same ole movie over and over again. Some of these conferences are starting to look like the movie “Groundhog Day”. It’s a great movie, but we’ve seen it.

SO, Debbie and the Dawg are putting some really new exciting people into the Mix that you haven’t seen at other conferences, or at least they’re NOT over-exposed.

Internet Battle Plan XXIII (23) is going to be spectacular with a lot of great technology sales and marketing session, internet, website conversion… and the new king of Facebook Ads teaching how to fill the sales funnel until that sucker overflows with qualified buyers. We’ve got phone skills experts, video sales and marketing experts on stage and at the back of the room. The Dawg and some of his friends will absolutely be back with new material you’ve never heard before BUT there are a lot of new fresh faces, concepts, processes and ideas you will be amazed.

NO BREAKOUT SESSIONS
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One session at a time, all in the same big room. Every attendee will see and hear every speaker and get all of the information. You don’t have to choose which session you want to attend and miss another one that was probably better. Did you ever go to a conference that had 20 sessions happening at the same time and you were made the worst possible choice wishing you were in one of the other rooms?

REDUCED ADMISSION
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1000’s of people have attended Internet Battle Plan events for $995 and even $1500 a ticket. We want to over flow the room, so here’s the deal Tickets will be $595 per person to attend and Dealer Principals and General Managers attend FREE.

COCKTAIL RECEPTION
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On the first night, February 12th, we’re having an out door cocktail reception (Weather permitting, this is Florida, not Minnesota) with food and bar, and entertainment by The Dawg’s favorite Central Florida local band, “The Band 4Play” Not just music, but these guys will bring fun and energy to the party..

THERE YOU HAVE IT
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New exciting speakers with new high content and profitable ideas, High energy and great venue. (We have a special rate at the hotel) Live Band Cocktail Reception with The Dawg’s favorite band, you’ll get to hear all the speakers and the price is greatly reduced to make it more affordable for your company to pay.

WEBSITES WILL BE UP THIS WEEK FOR ENROLLMENT #AlphaDawg andDebbie Ziegler

Please help my friend

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218026_1999461427895_7745008_nDear Friend in Automotive:

I am writing this letter to appeal to my friends in automotive to HELP my friend Ariel Velazquez.

Ariel is an extremely competent Car Guy with skills in every aspect of our business. Ariel lives in Puerto Rico and his life has been devastated by Hurricane Irma. He is fluent in conversational English and very well educated. PLEASE read his resume and see if there’s a place in your organization to employ him.

He is a family man with high integrity. His sister in law reached out to me and here is her information, she can contact Ariel…..

Here is the message she sent to me…

I am trying to help my brother in law Ariel Velazquez find a job at a car dealership as that is his preference and experience. As you know, Puerto Rico was hit with a hurricane that devastated the island. His family is looking to move to the states due to not knowing when the island will be back to normal. If you know of any possible opportunities please call me at (317) 212-5464 or at (787) 464-6561. His phone number is (787) 632-5171 but the phone service is still down.

Respectfully,

Ana P Mitzelfelt, MBA
Supervisory Accountant/DoS Liaison
Security Cooperation Accounting/
Foreign Military Sales
Defense Finance & Acctg Service
8899 E. 56th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46249
Commercial: (317)212-5464
DSN: 699-5464
Fax: (317)212-1444

Thanks for anything you can offer, Ariel is free to relocate anywhere in the States. YOU are appreciated, Jim Ziegler #AlphaDawg

HERE IS HIS RESUME’

909 Barrio Javillo
Isabela PR, 00662
Phone: (787) 632-5171
E-mail: http:pr.linkedin.com/in/Velazquezariel
www.arielvelazquez.com
ariel@midealervirtual.com
Ariel Velázquez
Objective
Born in an automotive business family that goes for more than forty five years, I have work in every area of the business and have been trained why it the best of the industry, traveling to the NADA from 1997 to today almost every year.
Experience
Industry Relations, Mi Dealer Virtual, Mayaguez PR – 2012-Present
Getting new clients, data analysis for the clients, training and necessity management. Starting with one client, we became the biggest inventory manager for the market and the premier website provider consultant for more than one hundred dealers and trainer for social media sales as industry consultant for sales data and analysis.
Operations Director, Velazquez Auto Group – Isabela PR – 1995-2012
In charge of service and sales departments for the Suzuki, Mitsubishi, Hyundai and Used Car Stores. The family business was sold in a multimillion dollar transaction to another group.
Education
Universidad Adventista de las Antillas- BS Computer Science, 2001

Google Analytics certified, Google Awards, F&I Manager and Sales Manager Certified with James Ziegler and Ziegler Supersystems, Puerto Rico Insurance Agent Certified, Steven Nicolson Service and Parts Manager Certified, Suzuki Junior Technician, Mitsubishi Senior Technician, Hyundai Senior Technician, Skills USA PR, Excel power user, Facebook Business, basic knowledge of all mayor DMS (ADP, ERA, Automate, ADAMS) basic knowledge of all mayor CRM systems (ADP, DealerSocket, Elead One) Fully bilingual (Spanish and English) SDAMCC, Red Cross Volunteer.

James Ziegler –President at Internet Battle Plan – (770) 851-2803

Jow Perez – CEO at Mi Dealer Virtual – (787) 370-6121

Manuel Laureano – Finance Director at Prestige Imports Audi/Lamborghini –
(787) 492-4000, (305) 206-8843

Ziegler Joins Compliance Summit Roster as Keynote Speaker

DALLAS — Organizers of the upcoming Compliance Summit announced that Jim Ziegler, president of Ziegler SuperSystems, will deliver the event’s keynote address. Compliance Summit will be held Sept. 11–12, 2017, at Dallas’ Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, as part of Industry Summit.

In his first-ever Compliance Summit appearance, Ziegler will present “The Shape of Things to Come” at 9:05 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 11.

Read the whole announcement here on AutoDealerMonthly.

Grow or Die – “Teach At the Beach Part 2”

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Thank you for attending my webinar today

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THANKS FOR ATTENDING TODAY’S WEBINAR
HERE IS THE LINK FOR THE REPLAY IF YOU’D LIKE TO SEE IT AGAIN OR SHARE IT WITH A FRIEND

CLICK HERE FOR REPLAY

The DealerOn Webinar with Eliana Raggio today was a huge success…

“Jim Ziegler Lays Out the Pathway to Management in the Car Business”

VISIT OUR WEBSITE

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Jim and Debbie Ziegler are Bringing it To Chicago in May with two Dynamic Automotive Management Seminars:

May 16th and 17th The Samurai F&I Seminar

May 18th and 19th The Automotive Sales Manager’s Seminar

No Matter What Your Level of Expertise or Experience, These Events Will Greatly Improve Your Numbers. Just starting out, or 15 years in the Box or on the Sales Desk… you’ll learn new closes, word tracts and techniques that are Not taught anywhere else by anybody. For more information

CLICK HERE

… or call Jim Directly for Group Rates, information or Dealer Principal Signups (770) 921 – 4440.

JimZiegler, CSP, HSG is the only Nationally-Recognized Trainer and Consultant that has actually been a Successful Manager in Dealerships. Jim has been awarded the prestigious Dealer’s Choice Diamond Award for Sales and Management Trainer of the Year three times in a row.

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Internet Battle Plan XXI Schedule & Program

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View and download the full class schedule for Internet Battle Plan XXI in ATLANTA at the link below!

Internet Battle Plan XXI Class Schedule – PDF

Internet Battle Plan XXI Class Schedule – Word doc

Internet Battle Plan XXI in Atlanta January 2017!

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Internet Battle Plan XX Schedule & Program

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View and download the full class schedule for Internet Battle Plan XX in Myrtle Beach at the link below!

Internet Battle Plan XX Class Schedule

The Lead-Gen Death Throes

They came dancing into our lives back in the mid-’90s and totally transformed our industry. In fact, I recall the first time I saw Autobytel exhibiting at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA)’s convention. I shook my head and said, “That ain’t gonna happen.”

Well, it did happen, and we all saw a growing parade of competitors in a vicious dogfight to dominate the space. My hat’s off to the few who prevailed.

The real game-changer, however, was Scott Painter and TrueCar. Painter’s business model reflected his thinly disguised contempt for car dealers. Unlike other lead-generation providers, whose primary purpose was to connect car buyers with dealers, TrueCar’s main objective was to set prices and broker deals at a loss for the dealers. We all know how that worked out.

But hundreds of other companies followed TrueCar’s lead and got into the brokering business. But the landscape is rapidly changing, and the paradigm has shifted enough to loosen their stranglehold on dealers.

Read the whole article here on F&I and Showroom.