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(Video) Put Social Media to Work for You

Paul Potratz of Potratz Advertising introduces “How to Be More Social,” a roundtable interview conducted by the editors of Auto Dealer Today with five dealership social media managers. Click here to read the article and learn how these experts are using practical methods to harness the power of social media to drive appointments and sales for their stores.