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Elon Musk & Team are Brilliant!

August 11th, 2015 Posted by Business Development, Tools and Technology No Comment yet


I’m not much of a car guy.

I’m not much of a technology guy either.

Elon Musk and Tesla Motors first caught my eye when I put solar panels on my roof and dropped my electricity bill from $400 to $75 a month. It only seemed fitting that I use these savings to buy something electric. Three years ago the electric car market was not very stylish and not much has changed since. That is except for the Tesla Motors Model S. This car was a first of its kind and immediately drew my attention, but I was hesitant to purchase it and questions began to cloud my conscience. Was I insane to put a deposit down on a car that was only in prototype? Would it be a disaster like the soon to find out Fisker Karma? Would I have range anxiety if I ventured out of So Cal? Will my wife divorce me when she finds out I made a large financial decision without her okay? So many questions at the time, but three years later that same car has exceeded all previous expectations. My wife even likes the car.

What I do know is marketing!

Since I was born, I have been figuring out ways to profitably market my ideas. Elon Musk hit the nail on the head when he said that marketing is all about relationships. Word of mouth goes back to the beginning of time as the key way people are motivated to buy. Through Tesla’s next-level technology and superior experience, Musk created a very powerful network of affluent mouths and soon Tesla cars were spreading across the nation like wildfire. Other automobile manufacturers start at the affordable level and spend lots of money to promote but end up with mixed results. Tesla, on the other hand, built the high end vehicles first and let the outstanding experience do the talking. Now Elon is taking it a step further to reward the Model S owners through an opportunity to promote that experience to their family, friends, and colleagues with $1,000 going to the buyer and $1,000 going to the Tesla bird dog.How cool is this? Click to start the process of buying your Tesla online with $1,000 in savings going to the new buyer. No aggressive auto salespeople! No more stinky gasoline stations! Go into the diamond lane by yourself! Design it exactly the way you want it! Not to mention you will love every minute behind the wheel!At Omnibeat we love marketing and technology to help our clients promote their products and services. I can’t help but applaud what Elon and the Tesla Motors team have done to break the mold in the car market while simultaneously promoting green technology. If you are thinking about getting a Telsa, give me a call at (562) 881-6000 to take mine for a spin.

Cheers, JZ

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