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Facebook Email and Internet Leads

Started this ADM discussion. Last reply by Tim Huynh May 12, 2012. 1 Reply

Has anyone responded to Internet leads using the prospect’s Facebook email after a prospect does not reply to quotes or correspondence sent to them using their regular email?  I’ve haven’t tried this…Continue

Tags: closing, rate, practice, best, email

Back to the Basics: Responding to Internet Leads with Text

Started this ADM discussion. Last reply by Bill Gordon Mar 28, 2012. 6 Replies

Hi All,Thanks for your interest.  To keep up with the times, texting seems to be a good choice for getting a response from an Internet customer. Here are a few examples of what I've tried.  So far…Continue

Facebook Fan Page with Facebook Friend Page

Started this ADM discussion. Last reply by Bill Gordon Jul 25, 2011. 7 Replies

 I am hoping to get feedback on the experiences of others who may have faced this situation before.  When I took a Social Media position with my company, I inherited a Facebook Friend Page.  In order…Continue

Tags: Social, Media, Friend, Page, Fan

Internet Lead Statistics

Started this ADM discussion. Last reply by Chris Spencer Nov 29, 2011. 4 Replies

Hello All.....We are having a debate at the dealership.  The topic is how many internet leads one person can work without a BDC or any additional help.  A few years back, I was told that 80 leads are…Continue

Tags: Statistics, Process, Sales, Leads, Internet

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Tim Huynh replied to Bill Gordon's discussion Facebook Email and Internet Leads
"I have tried that before, and the respond has not been good. Your customer will think you are stalking them. You can use this as a tool to see if your customer are really interested in a vehicle. I have seen customer who posted that they are going…"
May 12, 2012
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Facebook Email and Internet Leads

Has anyone responded to Internet leads using the prospect’s Facebook email after a prospect does not reply to quotes or correspondence sent to them using their regular email?  I’ve haven’t tried this yet but was curious to know if there have been any positive or negative results from using this approach. See More
Apr 23, 2012
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Apr 3, 2012
Bill Gordon replied to Bill Gordon's discussion Back to the Basics: Responding to Internet Leads with Text
"Andy, I just watched a video that featured Acura of Baton Rouge and SMS for the service department.  I implemented a similar process using Google Voice for a Ford Service Department several months ago.  As far as I can see, using…"
Mar 28, 2012
Andy Dye replied to Bill Gordon's discussion Back to the Basics: Responding to Internet Leads with Text
"If you wouldnt mind I would appreciate some feedback on a tool that our company created for doing just that. It is a two-way text, call, and group text web application that allows you to not use a dedicated number we provide, a smart call routing…"
Mar 28, 2012
Jason Manning replied to Bill Gordon's discussion Back to the Basics: Responding to Internet Leads with Text
"Let me know your results. The art of the text conversation requires a helpful valuable hook, right away. There is no room for too much advertising."
Mar 20, 2012
Bill Gordon replied to Bill Gordon's discussion Back to the Basics: Responding to Internet Leads with Text
"Jason,  Thanks for the input.  I am implementing your suggestions into my process.  Bill"
Mar 20, 2012
Jason Manning replied to Bill Gordon's discussion Back to the Basics: Responding to Internet Leads with Text
"Notice I threw in "silver" and "29k miles." That is to create an objection or sale. It is my best attempt to create more dialog and response, either way."
Mar 18, 2012
Jason Manning replied to Bill Gordon's discussion Back to the Basics: Responding to Internet Leads with Text
"Most of the lack of response comes from a lack of listening to the customer's original request (or interest, as you put it). I can look at an internet lead history, see 15 unanswered call, texts or emails from us to the customer, reread the…"
Mar 18, 2012
Bill Gordon posted a discussion

Back to the Basics: Responding to Internet Leads with Text

Hi All,Thanks for your interest.  To keep up with the times, texting seems to be a good choice for getting a response from an Internet customer. Here are a few examples of what I've tried.  So far nothing is really generating a good response.I'm using Google Voice for my texting service.I start with the customer's name since my text number is unknownI identify myself and the dealershipI ask a question to try to get the response.  I know that there is no magic bullet when it comes to selling,…See More
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"Hey Bill...   My pleasure........ contact me anytime if you`d like at kenabeam@aol.com   Thanks again,   Ken Beam"
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At 3:17pm on July 29, 2011, Ken Beam said…

Hey Bill...

 

My pleasure........ contact me anytime if you`d like at kenabeam@aol.com

 

Thanks again,

 

Ken Beam

At 12:27pm on July 29, 2011, Richelle Farley said…
Thanks for the add Bill!  I look forward to putting up some good blogs so look out for them!
 
 
 

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