Drew Bourke

Started a career in retail automotive sales in 1993. Escalated to GSM by 1995. Launched DCS Training in 1996, providing in-house training curriculum and instruction to over 300 General Motors franchises during GM's transition to the then newer Windows-based GM Access DCS. Transitioned from training systems to online application development in 1997, providing website solutions to hundreds of businesses. Launched and sold a "bid for travel" startup in 2001. Expanded into online publicity/SEO solutions for businesses, eventually merging into social media selling systems. In 2012, launched VASS Pages, an automated reviews and social media solution built specifically for auto dealers. Merged with WebSpin 360 in early 2015. As a team, WebSpin has refined the intentions of the original VASS Pages platform, expanding it into much greater social media saturation and online distribution of photo customer reviews, testimonials, social posts, vehicle posts, while empowering salespeople with a platform they can use to market themselves, while benefitting both their customers and their dealership. Our mission is to continue helping auto dealers sell cars using social media.

Breaking Down Your Social Fortress

No Access? No Action! Not long ago, a salesperson at one of our client dealerships mentioned they could not access their many photo customer reviews and social posts that had been auto-posted to Facebook using their SalesRater Prospecting & Marketing Toolkit. The reason she couldn’t access her social posts was […]

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Why Requesting Reviews Using Email No Longer Works

While building SalesRater Automated Reviews, the number one concern was efficacy. We knew that sending review requests on behalf of our clients would not be an effective solution, and decided to scrap email messaging almost entirely. And, the reasons were many. #1 – Email Simply No Longer Works We are […]

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Google Adds Reviews from the Web to Mobile Search

Here’s the million-dollar question: Which review sites will Google choose to display here, and why? It’s this type of random selection, choosing three networks out of roughly 20 major networks that makes the need for stellar reviews on multiple networks more important than ever. This is just one of the […]

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