Meta Tanks, Crypto Credit Cards, CDKs New Wholesale Platform, and Dealers Rev Up Revitalization

February 3, 2022
Meta, Paypal get pummeled, while other tech marches on. Meanwhile, we get into the broadening adoption of retail crypto usage as well as hiring opportunities for Auto Dealers amongst a growing pool of resigning teachers. We also share a little positivity spurred on by a Ford Dealer in Kansas.
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Meta, Paypal get pummeled, while other tech marches on. Meanwhile, we get into the broadening adoption of retail crypto usage as well as hiring opportunities for Auto Dealers amongst a growing pool of resigning teachers. We also share a little positivity spurred on by a Ford Dealer in Kansas.

Clubhouse room today:

  • Women Inspiring Automotive w Special Guest Kim Evenson
  • Topic: Walk and Talk: Driving Team Alignment
  • Story about how Kim met Michelle
  • Executive Partner/CMO Advisory for Gartner, Publicly traded advisory firm
  • Go to ASOTU.club

Facebook and Paypal take a Beating

  • FB down over 23% in after hours trading
  • Missed earnings but biggest concern is the first decline in daily active users EVER
  • FBs Reality Labs lost 3.3B as it keeps the pedal down on development.
  • Don’t make us send Bob Lanham down there!

Crypto-linked Visa card hits 2.5B in its first quarter

  • “People are using their crypto-linked cards to spend in a variety of ways — retail goods and services, restaurants, travel,” Visa CFO Vasant Prabhu told CNBC in a phone interview.
  • There are both crypto credit and crypto debit cards.

Dealer in Salina, KS Long McArthur Ford, Donates Shelby Mustang to fund car museum and revitalization:

  • “I’m so happy that we are able to support the Salina community. This community has supported us for over 70 years

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