Monthly Archives: February 2021

Motoring Journalism the Inside Story with Mike Sinclair from Carsales.com.au



In “Talking Automotive with Mark and John” Ep 31, Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to Mike Sinclair, Director of Content and Editor in Chief, from Carsales.com.au.
Mike goes into detail about Motoring Journalism and how motoring journalism has evolved. He goes into depth about the relationship of motoring journalist with manufacturers and how this relationship is changing. Mike discusses fake news and the need for trusted and reliable sources of information to educate the consumer going forward. He delves into the role of influencers and the greater need to generate the right content for different channels.
If you liked what you heard, subscribe to the show to receive notifications of future shows. If you would like to get more information on any of the topics reach out to Mark Palavestra or John Sinclair on LinkedIn.
For more information on Carsales.com.au; https://www.carsales.com.au
Production and editing by Ky Sinclair. Sponsor: PrixCar Fleet Services https://prixcar.com.au/services/fleet…
This information on this site is intended as a general reference for Internet users. It is made available on the understanding that Talking Automotive with Mark & John, as a result of providing this information, is not engaged in providing professional advice. Viewers & Listeners should seek their own advice re undertaking any commercial actions. All information in this site is provided “as is”, with no guarantee of accuracy, timeliness of the predictions discussed & is without warranty of any kind, express or implied.

Ep 30: How Real Estate Sells Cars with Gina McCartney from Realestate.com.au



In “Talking Automotive with Mark and John” Ep 30, Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to Gina McCartney Executive Manager Customer Excellence at Realestate.com.au . Gina goes into detail about how real estate sales have moved online. She goes into depth about the increased knowledge of customers and how the rely less on estate agents for information. She delves into the need to still touch and feel before closing a deal.
If you liked what you heard, subscribe to the show to receive notifications of future shows. If you would like to get more information on any of the topics reach out to Mark Palavestra or John Sinclair on LinkedIn.
For more information on Realestate.com.au; https://www.realestate.com.au
Production and editing by Ky Sinclair. Sponsor: PrixCar Fleet Services https://prixcar.com.au/services/fleet…
This information on this site is intended as a general reference for Internet users. It is made available on the understanding that Talking Automotive with Mark & John, as a result of providing this information, is not engaged in providing professional advice. Viewers & Listeners should seek their own advice re undertaking any commercial actions. All information in this site is provided “as is”, with no guarantee of accuracy, timeliness of the predictions discussed & is without warranty of any kind, express or implied.

Ep 29: How the AADA Empowers the Dealer Network with James Voortman



In “Talking Automotive with Mark and John” Ep 29, Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to James Voortman CEO of the AADA (Australian Automotive Dealer Association) and the services they provide to automotive dealers in Australia.
James covers the canvassing the AADA do on behalf of dealers in Canberra at a political level. James also delves into agency, electric vehicles and protection for dealers in balancing the power between manufacturer and dealer. James also shares information on study tours and conventions they provide.
If you liked what you heard, subscribe to the show to receive notifications of future shows.
If you would like to get more information on any of the topics reach out to Mark Palavestra or John Sinclair on LinkedIn.
For more information on the AADA; https://www.aada.asn.au/about/
Production and editing by Ky Sinclair.
Sponsor: PrixCar Fleet Services https://prixcar.com.au/services/fleet