BURLINGAME, Calif. and ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CarWoo! is pleased to announce that Scott Salzman from Lee's Toyota of Jamaica NY has been named CarWoo!'s Online Salesperson of the Year for 2012. This award is presented by CarWoo! to the individual who best exemplifies outstanding customer service and sales to the online consumer. The factors upon which this award is based include: converted sales, ranking for both responsiveness and professionalism, and customer reviews.
"Scott is an ideal salesperson participating in our marketplace and is a great example of the delivery of professional online salesmanship," says Tommy McClung, CarWoo!'s CEO. "He earned this award by consistently demonstrating an understanding of how online shoppers expect to be treated and then exceeding those expectations. This is also a great example of a dealership creating an environment in which online selling is supported and rewarded. We are very pleased to present our annual award to Mr. Scott Salzman."
"Being selected as the Salesperson of the Year out of such a strong group of finalists is an honor to say the least," says Scott. "The resources contained in their online transactional marketplace and the guidance from their performance management team has assisted me in perfecting my approach to internet sales and I am humbled to receive this award."
In recognition of Scott's outstanding performance, and his commitment to community involvement, CarWoo! is pleased to donate $500 to the School for Language and Communication Development of Glen Cove in his name.Honorable mentions go to the finalists for the Online Salesperson of the Year, Jeff Aoki, Norm Reeves Honda Super Store in Cerritos, CA; Mark Jama, Westbury Toyota in Westbury, NY; Don Leighton, Rick Case Hyundai Davie in Fort Lauderdale, FL; Mannie Manuel, Capitol Hyundai in San Jose, CA.; and Mike Sahloff, Brown Honda in Toledo, OH. Each of the professionals has demonstrated an expertise in online sales by providing a level of service unparalleled in their respective marketplaces. CarWoo!'s Dealer Plus program provides the selling tools and data necessary for car salespeople to flourish in an ecommerce selling environment. Program benefits include:
- Unlimited access to CarWoo! Buyers
- Buyers ready to purchase now
- The end to "secret shopping"
- Identification and removal of unethical salesmanship
- Online distinction and improved SEO
- Comprehensive training to achieve online excellence