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John Caudell shared a profile on Google +1
Jan 30
John Caudell shared a profile on Google +1
Jan 30
John Caudell replied to Christopher W Stout's discussion -NEW DEALER- Any advice will help.
"You do the buying and recon and let your wife do the selling. Buy from people instead of auctions if you can. Get insurance, no matter what it costs. Don't listen to the naysayers, they probably aren't successful anyway. Welcome to one of…"
Sep 23, 2013
John Caudell replied to Frank's discussion Do any dealers have experience with AutoRaptor or ClientConneXion ?
"I've had Autoraptor for a couple of years. Although It is a bit cumbersome and lacks features like the ability to email car photos from your website to prospective buyers (you can attach them or add a link to your website) It lacks features and…"
Jun 21, 2013
John Caudell replied to Karl Jensvold's discussion What vehicles are on your "Do Not Buy List"
"Taurus X and Pathfinders with over 80K, Saabs because my warranty company won't warranty them. Land Rovers, most BMW's because they eat parts and love to mess with you. GM products because the whole company doesn't care if you can fix…"
Apr 19, 2013
John Caudell replied to Darby Hanchera's discussion Selling On Craigslist in the group Internet Retailing
"Use a chat link on Craigslist, it works great."
Feb 18, 2011
John Caudell replied to Jenny Murphy Bloodworth's discussion Dealers, who's your chat provider? in the group Internet Retailing
"Contact at once they have great customer service!"
Feb 18, 2011
John Caudell joined Harlene Doane's group
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Job Connections

This group is for those looking for employment and those that are looking to fill positions in the automotive industry
Sep 3, 2010
John Caudell replied to HotRodDiva's discussion I'm looking for a good CRM provider?
"Try infusionsoft they are by far the best and most flexible. They can send out email sequences and broadcasts that are personally addressed to your customer they won't be able to tell its automatic! They also have webforms that you can put on…"
Sep 3, 2010
John Caudell replied to Harlene Doane's discussion How Does Social Media Fit Into A Dealer's Digital Marketing Plan? in the group Internet Retailing
"In social media people will not care how much you know until you show them how much you care"
Jan 10, 2010
John Caudell replied to Colin (CJ)'s discussion Packs on New and Used Vehicles
"$400 Used"
Jan 8, 2010
John Caudell joined Harlene Doane's group
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Internet Retailing

This group is for those individuals working in the Internet department. A place to share ideas on driving traffic, managing leads and closing more deals.
Nov 20, 2009
John Caudell joined Craig Lockerd's group
Nov 20, 2009
John Caudell replied to Scottie Stone's discussion Craigslist
"Has anyone tried using Kijiji? Itr's a division of ebay I hear. It is also a free posting service. John"
Nov 9, 2009
John Caudell replied to Jireh Anderson's discussion Mayebe I asked the wrong people for HELP in the group Independent Dealers
"I would buy Frazier Software if I were you its really a great value, they will help you set it up and load all of you docs for free. Then buy an Okidata dot matrix printer. The whole enchilada is less than a grand. As far as a place to get all of…"
Nov 9, 2009
John Caudell replied to KARONEL PLOTT's discussion COST OF HOLDING USED INVENTORY in the group Independent Dealers
"I wholesale 'em to the public beats loosing money. John"
Sep 18, 2009

Profile Information

Company
Pre-Owned Motor Cars
Position
Dealer Principal
Dealership, Allied Industry or Finance Company?
Dealership
If Dealership, Franchise or Independent
Independent
Your web site
http://www.hawaiicar.com
Biography/Work Summary
2012 President Hawaii Independent Auto Dealers Association
Independent Auto Dealer 18 years
ASE certified Master Tech
NIADA Certified Master Dealer
Former Baja500 Driver
Favorite Quote
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."

Theodore Roosevelt
1859-1919, 26th President of the United States
Activities Away From Work
Fun stuff like guitar playing and drumming and attending soccer games with my two sons James and Daniel (14 and 17)
Exploring the Island in our VW Westfalia Vanagan.
Birthday
November 10

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At 3:08pm on February 24, 2009, Harlene Doane said…
What a great birthday! Hope you don't mind if I share that day with you :-).
 
 
 

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