Interview with David Metter from AutoHook

Interview With David Metter

This Zoom video call is a discussion between Todd Smith from 360Converge and David Metter from AutoHook a subsidiary of Urban Science discussing the current state of the automotive industry. We discuss the overall state of the industry from the vendor and specifically Adtech and where it might be heading. We also discuss growth versus retraction during events like we are in.

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computer okay
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Here I am again having an awesome
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conversation with mr. David Meador
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founder of auto hook currently powered
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by urban science uh Dave and I go back a
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long way in fact it was the mile one
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days and I had heard his name even
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before that when he was at auto base I
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think we have both kicked cans around
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this industry for a super long time
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today it’s awesome
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David decide to join us from his
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GarageBand location I am again
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sequestered to my upstairs almost attic
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area where my Philadelphia Eagles chairs
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are in the back and my working white
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board and I thought we would have
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another fun conversation about what’s
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going on brings some different
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perspective in some ideas and what’s
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going on so with that Dave you want to
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give a little background and then we can
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kind of just jam out so sir I think you
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did a great job it was I even forgot
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about my time at auto base back in the
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day 99 we were we were infants yes
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before you know yes very well all the
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gray came in and so great no that’s good
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so well let’s jump in I mean obviously
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you know you’re well regarded in the
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industry I think that you know you have
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your hands and a lot of stuff you’ve
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done a lot of stuff so I think your
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perspectives pretty interesting I know
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we’ve been talking a little bit before
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we kind of hit record but you know let’s
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kind of jump right in I mean what do you
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see going on right now from the vendor
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side in the marketplace so we’ll start
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there yeah I see a lot of reactionary
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movement which is which is sort of
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common in our industry and you know and
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I think that you know I have an
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interesting perspective because you know
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I came in to the business in 89 we were
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in a deep recession I started selling
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cars in that honestly didn’t know any
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better and then you know we mentioned
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Auto base I joined Auto base we were
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less than ten employees start
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and just kind of grown the business 9/11
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hit right and and the impact of that in
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the auto industry was was was great and
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then you know I was at Mile one I had
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been at Mile one for about three and a
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half years and we didn’t know what we
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were preparing for but in a way we you
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know it’s the Great Recession and so I
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have this interesting perspective I
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guess from you know being a salesperson
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in a dealership to be in the vendor side
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and and then you know being in a large
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privately owned dealer group at 75
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stores and to now and I’m I’m I am
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fascinated by the consistency of this
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reactionary movement by a good portion
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of of our industry you know mostly by
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dealers what we’re seeing in a vendor
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space as well and and my concern is is
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that you’ll see the same exact thing
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happened you’re gonna see some
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retraction you’re going to see people
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kind of put themselves out of business
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in some ways but the inspiring part of
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it is you always in all three of those
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you see some really cool innovation and
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you see that small percentage of dealers
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and groups that come out of this man
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just flying high yeah I agree with that
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I mean innovation I always feel during
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these times innovation is the driver
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right change of behavior is causing
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people to do different things I mean if
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we go back to eight what Airbnb uber let
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all whom were founded like all of those
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now monster tech companies came out of
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that now this is obviously a little
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different that’s not as well well I
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think we’ll be heading into a recession
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because of this a little bit more but
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you know I think consolidations in our
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industry I think we’ll see some of those
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I don’t know I mean what else do you
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what are you seeing out there have you
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seen some innovation starting to happen
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from the dealer side the clients are I
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think what I’m seeing is the anything
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that happens you you see amplified from
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what’s in their core and what I mean by
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that is
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if they were reactionary than that it
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gets me amplified at this point you know
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in this period of time but like I I see
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groups doing really well you know we we
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were talking about Todd Caputo and you
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know something that he did a year ago
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you know whether I mean I there’s no way
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that Todd had an idea that this type of
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you know scenario would play out but he
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did things against the grain people
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thought he was crazy and and it’s paid
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off for him you know there’s I was
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talking to the guy that Walter up in
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Minneapolis and they had didn’t you know
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they didn’t sell more cars in March than
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they did in the previous year in the
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same month but they grew market share
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because of things that they did a year
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ago two years ago five years ago this
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started to really take shape that
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allowed them when everyone else kind of
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retracted they were able to expand so
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that gives a good point so right now is
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probably a really good time to be
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planning the seeds for the the harvest
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in the the coming months years to be and
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you know I talked to Todd yesterday and
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it was very interesting that yeah he
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didn’t see it coming he just saw the
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entire industries need to shift in his
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opinion that you know going to single
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price one point of contact as well as
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trying to push more people through an
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online experience then come sit in my
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showroom for four hours right so right
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that was his is run to that so I think
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it brings up also interesting what do
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you think about obviously all the
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third-party lead providers right now you
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know I think that was the first thing
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every dealer shut off you know one or
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what how that space will change your
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overalls so well I mean I think you
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you’ve seen a tendency of dealers you
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know backing out of those types of
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programs on their own there are OEM
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sponsored third-party lead programs and
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different OEMs feel differently about
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these programs some love them some hate
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them
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but I
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I I think that there is going to be and
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this is just my personal opinion I think
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that there is going to be even more
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retraction in that in that space and I
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think I tell you I’m I’m I’m worried
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about three different spaces I’m worried
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about the third party leads I’m worried
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about the third party site and how
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they’re reacting in this time and you
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know and how consumers are engaged in a
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you know and and being able to you know
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really pull opportunities and and be
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able to tribute them as real
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opportunities you know on the
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third-party sites and then you know ad
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tech I think you know yeah I think
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there’s a space that’s on a collision
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course
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yeah and and so and I’ll tell you why I
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think that I think that there’s some you
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know you wonder how Google Facebook
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Amazon are gonna are gonna deal with
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that now you got to remember they have
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like all the traffic you know one of the
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things that nobody’s really talked about
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is Amazon lately right but but you know
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what is what if they choose at this
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point in time to get into the automotive
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space because of all of the traffic that
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they have because of all the behavioral
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information that they have they I mean
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they could potentially wipe out some of
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the third party we third-party listings
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sites because of what they have and
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especially now what they have I mean
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who’s not shopping on
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yeah that’s your it brings up a good
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point I always felt like you know and I
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you know me I’m always reading and it’s
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fascinating that the real date is held
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by the Google’s Facebook’s Amazon Apple
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right they can roll data and everything
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else is like getting a bread crumb of
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what they have so from ad tech and
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Google removing to me the cooking was
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just hey we’re gonna eliminate all these
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small ad tech companies like this
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to just provide and feed our larger
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companies more and I feel that will
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cascade up to a point where they’re like
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yeah we’re just keeping this business
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for ourselves so then having all the
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data the interesting thing where I look
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at the third parties the lead providers
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I don’t think they’re taking it far
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enough
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I don’t think dealers want more leads
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anymore I think they want people that
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are ready you know they want it served
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up to them you know they want
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appointment
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they want soft pools who is this who is
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this person I want a more complete look
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at them I just don’t want another name
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and email address sent to me I store
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that good luck trying to get ahold of
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those people well you know it’s funny it
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was 12 years ago
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12 13 years ago I was speaking as JD
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power and I said something I was up on
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stage and I said I would buy a $50 leads
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and but they didn’t hear anything else
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that I said what what I said around that
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was was that if these opportunities are
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vetted and at the time we were building
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out lead scoring I was in our dealer
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group with native providers and so we
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knew the highest likely to buy and we
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had tested this out and it really proves
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out well and and that’s I said look we
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know that credit app type leaves have
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the highest closing ratio because
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they’ve gone through steps and they’re
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at that point of I want approval or I
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want to see if I can buy and along with
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lead scoring and all these other things
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that’s when I said okay I’ll buy a $50
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lead because I know the math like the
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simple math is if I can get a lead for
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$50 and I know that they have a showroom
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visit rate of let’s say 40 percent when
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my you know average is 17 percent show
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rate and if I know that if you know 40
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percent of them come in and half of them
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are gonna buy whatever that math is
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right I’ve got a cost for sale that’s
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about a hundred bucks cost for sale or a
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hundred and twenty or whatever that was
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and that was that was the math
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that we used back in the day to acquire
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our opportunities to drive traffic I
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mean actually that was that was really
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the birth of auto hook good we did that
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and all people heard was I’ll buy a $50
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lead so you know I got attacked when I
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came off this hey sure every vendors
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like hey David I have the best leads for
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you complete let’s sign up right now I
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agree that that’s an interesting thing I
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think we need to the industry has to
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move a little bit and in that regard and
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just stop trying to pump out leads and
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pump out the to me I think it’s like a
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gating factor like you need to have some
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gates put up to say okay these people
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showed interest their ticket they’re not
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really a hole lead yet let’s run them
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through a couple more scenarios using
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machine learning or some type of
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interaction experience that gets them to
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a point where they’re like this guy’s
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gonna buy within the next you know seven
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to fourteen days our modeling shows that
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now let’s give it to the dealer right
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and let the deal or do his job and
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creating the best offering package for
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that particular customer so the onus
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should fall more onto the provider
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because I think in again my opinion the
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providers in the third party space and
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look they’ve been around the industry
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for a long time they’re grade they’ve
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added value over time but you know I
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feel they’ve created less and less
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requirements of information to pass a
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lead on to the dealer and burden the
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dealer than to figure out that in other
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missing pieces of information to you
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know get ahold and convert that sheet a
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chopper and I think it all goes back to
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something I know you were really
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passionate about which was getting away
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from the antiquated XML ATF feed from
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1995 which is still prevalent in our
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industry as a way to transfer data
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instead of moving to star or moving to
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just like a like a JSON or web call or
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API which is shocking that we we still
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live in an archaic piece of how we
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limit the amount of data that we can
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transfer and I know you were big about
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start telling us so look tell me what
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your thoughts are there so that I feel
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like you this is a leading question but
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but this is good because I think that
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what what people what people saw was
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that we weren’t able to get any traction
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and it wasn’t because vendors weren’t
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interested in changing the export you
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know into CRM and what it was really
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about like we we did this project for
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well over a year all volunteers right
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everybody volunteered their time there
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wasn’t one dollar payment I think that
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for sure I said a lot of time money and
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effort to get this off the ground and we
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couldn’t because at the end of the day
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the CRM companies and I don’t want to
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look at all of them for the vast
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majority of them you could feel like I
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felt like we were trying to get a bill
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through Congress and and and it was
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interesting because what would happen is
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you would get you would get blocked
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right you get blocked and then they want
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to change things and then you’re like
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wait a minute
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this this bill has nothing to do with
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this but why do you want to put this in
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here and like we just never get any
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traction and then the next one would see
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it I go well we don’t want that can’t do
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that well what’s what’s in it for us and
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and a lot of that was prevalent it was
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really really frustrating to me because
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I thought we were doing what was best
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for the industry not being selfish and
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you know and narrow minded and and I
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don’t mean to be so direct but it was
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just is frustrating because dealers
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deserve better yeah yeah yeah I feel
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like we’re sending them it’s like going
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to build a house we have all these
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awesome tools that around you right that
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would make the job a lot easier
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and yet you decide to send them up on
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the roof with a broken hammer and a
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bunch
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that males and that’s basically what
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you’re doing and and that’s the way I
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kind of knew ATF excrement so I you know
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I love data and I’ve always said that
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you know the more data you have the
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better conversation you’re gonna have
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more potential contact methods you could
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whether you want to reach out on social
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alternate email home address whatever it
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doesn’t matter um yeah I just feel like
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we’re just missing a boat there and
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maybe this is one of those times where
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innovation can be sparked you know since
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dealers are I mean it’s almost like the
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industry is resetting itself as America
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resets itself right and you know it’ll
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be interesting what do you what does the
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next do you think six 12 18 months look
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like in your mind you know I answer that
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question but I’ll answer it may be
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different you mentioned earlier in the
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in the recession Inouye there were
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certain things that came out of that
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right Airbnb yet uber yet lift I believe
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things that will stick out of this time
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will be a lot of delivery service now
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obviously everybody is taking advantage
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of instacart and Whole Foods with Amazon
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Prime and all of these impacts you can’t
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even get time like you can’t like I
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looked this morning to get my normal
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delivery and it’s like next Wednesday
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next Tuesday right and so what does that
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tell you there’s a demand yeah and so
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you know I think about dealerships that
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have been really proactive in service
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concierge services like Paragon Honda up
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in New York and and so you know he was
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in this a year ago year and a half ago
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and he’s got a great case study around
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what he’s been able to do to penetrate
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that market place and when his market
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reopened he’s already in place for that
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I think that you’re gonna see you’ve got
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you know even link and I just thought
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about their commercial they’re doing
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pickup and delivery and they were
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already doing that before this happened
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so what I I guess where I’m going with
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this I believe that there’s going to be
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a lot of opportunity for pickup delivery
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not just concern
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but also in that transition of like come
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to you test drive the vehicle come to
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you let us do a quick evaluation of your
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trade you know that kind of stuff what
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what are the things that that are really
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cumbersome in the car buying process its
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trade and finance right yeah and so and
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and servicing the vehicle so if we can
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eliminate maybe two of those and having
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these you know alternative transporting
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pickup delivery evaluation I think
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that’s gonna that’s going to be things
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that are going to stick within our
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industry and then hopefully the finance
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situation will kind of play itself out
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as well it’s actually pretty good yeah
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so all around like logistics so
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logistics management that’ll be
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interesting
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see that’s thinking about things that’s
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where Amazon could just domine they own
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logistics and like they their logistics
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modeling is far better than anybody for
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moving stuff around and that’s a very
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interesting thing I’m wonder if they’re
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even thinking about that
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so well I mean we we know that they have
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the traffic we know that they have
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behavioral information every time that I
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walk through my house and I’m talking to
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my kids or my wife and my Alexa with a
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little green video I right yeah you know
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that they’re listening and I’m okay with
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it and and you know that they have the
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trucks they’ve ordered hundreds of
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thousands of new fleet vehicles they
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have space pretty much everywhere in
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almost every state yeah that you know
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that’s an interesting thing to come out
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of this you know so yeah there’s I mean
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there are going to be a lot of
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opportunities I mean my last company was
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born in and about 708 in the birth of
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all this stuff so I definitely know that
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in times of distress that’s true
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opportunity will reveal itself and I
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think all the entrepreneurs other
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vendors list
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dealers that’s that’s how you have to
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look at this opportunity is this is a
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actually a great opportunity it it
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quiets the market and it to me it’s like
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settling the sand in the canals in
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Venice right then water super clear now
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you get to see where you couldn’t see
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before
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and then realign yourself to come back
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out very aggressively in this business
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and not to stop I think you know there
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was a study that I don’t know if I share
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with you Harvard did that they
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interviewed and they did analysis of all
20:37
these corporations after the recession
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and the ones that really peeled back
20:44
like cut their whole staff did that had
20:47
a very hard run out of the gate to
20:50
succeed the ones that like furloughed or
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have paid their people but kept the main
20:57
business units intact came out much
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faster and had much higher levels of
21:04
profitability in the end so I thought
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that was an interesting study because
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you know I’ve heard you know I’m
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watching my feed seeing everybody it’s
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like fired fired fired I’m like is this
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the right move for these companies or
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should they just say look we’re gonna
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keep you I can’t pay you full I’m gonna
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pay you half I’m gonna pay you 25%
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just stay with us and you know
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contribute will reduce your hours let
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let’s do a million other things besides
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cut bait completely what do you think
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well I’ll tell you I have a couple of
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examples I’ll leave out names but talk
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to a company it was two days so we’re
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talking mid-march into this there’s
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almost no chance that they ran enough of
21:54
an analysis to know exactly where they
21:58
sat unless they were deeply in trouble
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before which I don’t believe and and
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they cut I mean they immediately cut and
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which I think hurts the culture
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certainly of the people who are value
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now you’ve created fear with the people
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who are still there right now they were
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too
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so then there is that uneasiness of
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going well do they have they really done
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a full analysis of like where they
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really are and and how they should be
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acting in this I think it was extremely
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reactionary and it really set like a low
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bar so to your point but then I talked
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to a dealer group a couple days later
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privately-held dealer group and large
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very large five-ish large and it was so
22:46
cool and interesting to hear their
22:48
perspective their perspective was look
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we’re watching our competitors they’re
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actually firing a lot of good people
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this is our time we’re gonna go and get
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those good people like we already have a
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great core group of people who are
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extremely loyal to the person who runs
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that organization right and he’s
23:06
promised to take care of them which he
23:08
always does and but more importantly he
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goes this is the opportunity for us to
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go and you know back to fill in those
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gaps where we might have them within our
23:18
organization and that’s like that’s
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that’s the difference and that’s when
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that organization you’ll probably see
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them come out of this you know how to
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trajectory lines enter it it’s all
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mindset it I read that book Carol sake
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about my sense she’s like you’re either
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you have an open mind right or a fixed
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mindset if you have a fixed mindset
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you’re in trouble that open mindset is
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okay how do i I don’t care what’s going
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on
23:49
how do we leverage this this is our
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opportunity it’s not like oh woe is me
23:53
we have to cut know let’s let’s leverage
23:56
this and I think some of these dealer
23:58
groups the the smart ones will be
24:01
aggressive you know in they have to
24:04
preserve cash we all understand that but
24:06
at the same token the number one most
24:09
valuable thing in any organization is
24:11
your people so how you treat your people
24:14
during this instance is going to impact
24:17
you far past whatever happens on kovat
24:21
19 I think well you know I shared with
24:25
you I think one of the marking moments
24:26
in in my career was you know in oay when
24:30
we were
24:30
at Mile one and we were run by such good
24:36
people
24:36
family-run privately held business and I
24:40
don’t remember I could be wrong but I
24:42
don’t remember furloughing employees
24:45
I don’t remember cutting staff I don’t
24:48
remember any of that what I remember
24:49
actually I dug this you know out of my
24:52
attic yesterday because I used it but
24:54
you know this was our defining moment
24:57
like we were flat from Oh 607 or market
25:00
share and then you can see what happened
25:02
in o8 and o9 like it was our defining
25:05
moment at the same time we were
25:06
decreasing what we were spending and
25:08
advertising it wasn’t we didn’t go we
25:10
didn’t go cut everything we had already
25:13
transitioned to digital right and
25:14
everyone else then cut which meant that
25:17
we had more of the share of audience and
25:20
then we did so well with that share of
25:23
audience transitioning him because we
25:25
had good people still within our
25:27
organization still man in the ship we
25:30
were able you know to really pull that
25:32
out and so you know as I use the example
25:35
of the other dealer group I think that
25:37
that’s you’re gonna see the same exact
25:38
thing I shared with you you know what I
25:40
heard from Walter I think you’ll see the
25:42
same exactly I think you’ll see these
25:43
really cool stories come out you know
25:48
within our industry over the next two
25:50
three four months they’ll just come out
25:52
of this you know play a rocket ship I
25:54
agree so I so final thoughts hmm let’s
26:00
see
26:01
interesting fun questions so I’ll leave
26:04
the interesting one to me manufacturers
26:08
are they doing the right thing by
26:11
creating these insane incentives to
26:15
drive whatever sales they can get now
26:17
will that be good do you think that
26:20
hurts I what’s gonna think happen
26:23
because in leasing because of this I
26:24
mean on as a final general wrap-up here
26:28
today what do you think the
26:30
manufacturers are doing or what should
26:32
they be doing so well I can tell you
26:36
that we’ve been monitoring this and so
26:39
the OEMs that are offering incentives
26:43
are
26:44
getting the traffic so clearly the
26:47
consumers are engaged in it and and
26:50
they’re searching very specific terms
26:52
around these types of incentives whether
26:55
they’re good for a good or not you know
26:56
in the long term I think that there’s
26:59
some questions especially when you get
27:00
in length of term but zero percent I
27:03
think is is a is a good thing right
27:07
and I think that some of the other
27:08
things that manufacturers are doing to
27:10
protect consumers or to engage consumers
27:13
I think is a great thing because where
27:15
we have seen a decrease in sales you
27:18
know somewhere in the neighborhood of
27:20
mid to high 30 percent decrease in March
27:22
you know what we didn’t see is traffic
27:25
decrease we’ve actually seen impression
27:27
counts go up right now you’ve heard a
27:29
lot of people talk about this we
27:30
actually saw leads kind of level off
27:33
they decrease that third week of March
27:35
that they’ve come back up and so
27:37
whatever incentives are happening and
27:39
and the manufacturers that have those
27:41
incentives are getting the share of the
27:43
traffic I guess you can’t you can’t say
27:47
that that’s a bad thing so now I wanted
27:50
you know I need that I think we need the
27:52
manufacturers to do these types of
27:54
things but more importantly we need the
27:56
dealers to understand what the
27:58
manufacturers is doing don’t go hide in
28:00
the hole and go and engage in those same
28:03
kind of conversations grab your share of
28:05
the traffic and then ultimately
28:06
transition them in we’ve been you know
28:09
opportunity tutorial yeah that makes a
28:11
lot of sense my phone is blown up from
28:13
friends like oh my god I don’t take
28:15
advantage of gm0 like who do I call what
28:19
do I do
28:19
so I feel like the people who aren’t
28:22
afraid of what’s going on in the world
28:24
are as business as usual hey I need to
28:28
buy a car and then you know some people
28:29
look they’re leases are terming right
28:31
now this month next month they need a
28:33
car that has to happen so there’s always
28:36
going to be demand inside here even if
28:39
it’s a little less right now people
28:41
there is a subset people will hold off I
28:43
think but know that that brings up a
28:45
good point I’m curious like how these
28:47
things you know it’s one thing we take
28:50
an action today sometimes we don’t see
28:52
the impact for three months six year two
28:55
years and in this particular case we
28:57
couldn’t see the impact for
28:58
many years it could be five to seven
29:00
years when people are just you know
29:03
buried in treats so yeah so that’ll be
29:06
interesting so well cool hey I really
29:08
appreciate you taking the time today
29:10
it’s at least awesome to talk with you
29:11
and that happy cuz trying to fun chats
29:14
with a little reminiscing of our old
29:17
times as our we’ve grown gray in our old
29:19
age
29:20
so it’s good so appreciate it and thanks
29:24
for taking the time today so thank you
29:26
so much I appreciate it
29:27
and hold on

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