PRESS RELEASE: Market Scan and FRIKINtech’s partnership

PRESS RELEASE: Market Scan and FRIKINtech’s partnership

For Immediate Release Market Scan and FRIKINtech’s partnership facilitates Prestige Volvo developing and delivering a completely transformed retail experience. COVID-19 has challenged Automotive Retailers to reinvent and realign their businesses. Those who are willing...
Sharks with FRIKIN laser beams on their heads

Sharks with FRIKIN laser beams on their heads

That’s what we want from our #2 employee, Christine Plunkett, as she takes the Marketing Director title. Being the second employee at FRIKINtech, Christine was integral in our early sales, marketing, and operations success. Her natural comfort with car dealers results...
Rick Gibbs named chairman of the FRIKINboard!

Rick Gibbs named chairman of the FRIKINboard!

Rick Gibbs named chairman of the board at FRIKINtech, Inc., effective July 22nd, 2020. FRIKINtech is short for FRIKTIONLESS technologies and aimed at car dealers who want to automate transparency on their websites and in their CRMs.FRIKINtech is paramount to the...
What do Dealership, Gambling, and Porn websites have in common?

What do Dealership, Gambling, and Porn websites have in common?

In 2001, I was handed the reigns to my dealer group’s website. Back then, showing a list of cars like a spreadsheet was a big deal. Photos? Ha! Those were untenable due to cost. Third parties weren’t much of a thing, but neither was the online shopping experience. The...
FRIKINtech Welcomes Jeff Dare & Chris Hunt

FRIKINtech Welcomes Jeff Dare & Chris Hunt

You might be starting to notice a pattern with our FRIKIN team. For starters, we subscribe to the TLC’s philosophy; We don’t want no scrubs. Our two newest gorillas are, once again, well-respected automotive professionals who’s reputations for...
Digital Retail is missing something:  YOU

Digital Retail is missing something: YOU

Every car deal involves numbers, the dollars and cents of the deal. When numbers are presented, customers react. This has been happening since the first car was sold. With current automotive digital retail tools, we lose the rudimentary act of gauging a...
I hate digital retailing (Part 2)

I hate digital retailing (Part 2)

For Part Two (part one here), we must first acknowledge that car shoppers are irrational and emotional. More often than not, we make purchase decisions based on what looks good and feels cool instead of choosing vehicles with adequate comfort, decent gas mileage, and...
I hate digital retailing (Part 1)

I hate digital retailing (Part 1)

In 2014 one of my Dealer.com coworkers had an idea to put a “Buy This Car” button on dealer websites and present payments to the customer after soliciting their trade and credit information. He believed dealers were the problem for...

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