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Women Use Peer-To-Peer Car Shopping To Avoid Dealer Sales Environment

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 28th, 2009 9:27pm

A growing number of women are using the peer-to-peer (P2P) marketplace as a way to shop for a vehicle lease, reports LeaseTrader.com, the nation's most popular online lease swap marketplace for car leases.A significant portion of feedback collected by LeaseTrader.com indicates its women customers prefer to shop for a vehicle by working directly with another consumer because the P2P method removes the car dealer and sales person from ...


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Five Great Automotive Holiday Gifts for Him

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 16th, 2009 1:26am

The holidays will quickly be upon us, so we've collected an assortment of gadgets and gizmos meant specifically for that Car Guy you love so much: It doesn't matter if he's your Dad or Husband, Brother or Uncle, Son or special friend, if he loves cars, we know you'll find something here that's perfect for him.   It's an undeniable fact: He cares more about keeping his car clean than he cares about keeping HIMSELF clean! So why ...


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Five Great Gifts for Car-Loving Ladies

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 5th, 2009 8:50am

It's that time of year again when we start to wonder how to indulge those special car-loving women in our lives. It doesn't matter whether you're shopping for your wife, mother, or daughter; sister, cousin, or aunt, why not pamper her car -- or pamper HER while she's in her car? We've gathered this collection of fun and luxurious gift ideas to help you ensure her holiday happiness. We're warning you, most of these great gifts ...


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AskPatty in the News, November 2009

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 30th, 2009 11:39pm

November 2009Jody DeVere at SearchAutoParts.com "Greeting & Listening to Women"Jody DeVere, CEO of AskPatty.com, tells us how to build trust with women by making a great first impression.  And a word or two about our listening skills may be in order (don't tell me you've never heard that before). This video series is brought to you by AutoNetTV's Pro Channel.Watch the four-minute video at SearchAutoParts.com AskPatty in the ...


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Thanksgiving Travel by Car Saves Money and Headaches

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 24th, 2009 12:11am

With gas prices dropping and airlines making drastic cuts to the number of flights they will offer over the Thanksgiving holiday, the Car Care Council suggests that driving may not only save you money, but will also save you from plenty of travel headaches. According to USA Today, "airlines will offer almost 3,000 fewer domestic flights a day during the Thanksgiving season, promising fewer choices, fuller planes and higher fares for ...


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Bianchi Honda Becomes Erie PA's First AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly(R) Dealer

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 17th, 2009 2:31am

Bianchi Honda Joins with AskPatty.com to Provide New Services Designed with the Woman Consumer in Mind11.16.2009 - Bianchi Honda is pleased to announce they have completed AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly(R) training and is now Erie, PA's first AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly(R) Dealer. To achieve certified status, their personnel completed online training on how to better meet the expectations of the woman consumer."Up ...


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Lucas Tire & Auto Care Becomes Chicago's First AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly(R) Tire and Service Center

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 5th, 2009 1:00am

Lucas Tire & Auto of Chicago Joins with AskPatty.com to Provide Services Designed with the Women Consumer in Mind11.04.2009 - Lucas Tire & Auto Care is pleased to announce they have completed AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly(R) training and is now Chicago, IL's first AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly(R) tire retailer and service center. To achieve certified status, their personnel completed over 10 hours of training ...


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AskPatty in the News, October 2009

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 31st, 2009 11:38pm

October 4, 2009AskPatty.com featured at ONU Traveler: “You Go Girl”In this week's readings for Social Media class, the focus was on the success of podcasting (and other forms of social media). In one particular part of The New Influencers by Paul Gillin, there were some examples of how small or midsized businesses have been becoming influencers but enjoying the ride at the same time. One example that really stuck out to me ...


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Is the Auto Industry a Woman's Nation?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 29th, 2009 11:00pm

Equal pay, equal housework, and more government obligations to women workers were all on the table at Monday's Center for American Progress conference I attended on live blogger podcast through California First Lady Maria Shriver's report on women in the workforce and the launch of her A Women's Nation website at www.awomansnation.com. "For the first time in our history, half of all U.S. workers are women. Mothers are the primary ...


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J's Auto Body Becomes Seabrook's First AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly(R) Body Shop

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 21st, 2009 2:40am

J's Auto Body of Maryland Joins with AskPatty.com to Offer New Services Designed with the Woman Consumer in Mind10.20.2009 - J's Auto Body is pleased to announce they have completed AskPatty.com's Certified Female Friendly(R) training and is now Seabrook, MD's first Certified Female Friendly(R) body shop and repair center. To achieve certified status, their personnel completed online training on how to better meet the expectations of ...


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