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Rick Wuest
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Online Live Chat. Love it? Hate it? Understand it?

Posted on July 8, 2010 at 2:03pm 0 Comments

I am a litte miffed. Why would a dealer not want 100% engagement of their web site visitors in real time? It's like having a salesperson on your lot 24 hrs a day seven days a week "upping" every customer and getting vital sales info from them. Are dealers afraid of the cost? Do they think it works? had a bad experience? I don't know. And that is the reason for this post. I really would like everyones opinions and thoughts (even if not the most glowing recommendations or comments) Don't get me… Continue

What are your thoughts on live online chat on your website(s)

Posted on June 9, 2010 at 9:30am 4 Comments

I would love to hear your thoughts on live online chat on your websites. Do you think it is viable? Have you had or are you currently involved with a chat company? The good bad and the ugly...Somebody tell me why not every dealer in the world would not want to "talk" to every visitor on their website(s).


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At 5:00pm on June 7, 2010, John Druien said…
you work with Chat systems - correct? How do you help a dealer show an ROI on chat? How do chat customer's next interact with the store? Walk - in?
At 4:58pm on June 7, 2010, John Druien said…
One of my biggest concerns in all areas of advertising is that dealer's often make decisions without any of the facts. Their own sites, where they have the biggest opportunity to understand those shoppers, they neglect that opportunity. Ask a dealer what page consumers jump from most often, and what they've done in the last 90 days to combat that and you get the blank stare - that's when you know you've got work to do...

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