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NFL & CARS SURVEY SHOWS MOST CAR ENTHUSIASTS THINK NEW ENGLAND WILL WIN THIS YEAR’S SUPERBOWL

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, today released results of its NFL & Cars survey, where football fans revealed their favorite cars and also discussed which NFL teams remind them most of popular cars in automotive history. The majority of survey participants think the New England Patriots will win the SuperBowl this year, and also feel the BMW 5-Series should be Car of the Year.



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Added by John Sternal on September 1, 2015 at 10:28am — No Comments

NFL & CARS SURVEY SHOWS MOST CAR ENTHUSIASTS THINK NEW ENGLAND WILL WIN THIS YEAR’S SUPERBOWL

Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, today released results of its NFL & Cars survey, where football fans revealed their favorite cars and also discussed which NFL teams remind them most of popular cars in automotive history. The majority of survey participants think the New England Patriots will win the SuperBowl this year, and also feel the BMW 5-Series should be Car of the Year.



Key highlights of the survey (…

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Added by Black Book on September 1, 2015 at 10:26am — No Comments

Wide Variation In Results Across Segments

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report.

 

According to Black Book, remarketing activity has continued its steady pace as we head into the final weeks of summer, with dealer sentiment around the country remarking on a steady flow of sales especially for trucks.…

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Added by Black Book on September 1, 2015 at 10:22am — No Comments

Give a little and get a lot..

It's rare that I speak to a dealer and don't hear that leads generated off their website close at a higher rate than any other type of lead they receive.  Unfortunately, the bounce rate off the average dealer website is typically above 95%. 

There are two ways to increase the number of leads your dealer website generates; you can increase spending to get more traffic to your site, or you can do a better job of capturing the contact details of the thousands of potential buyers landing…

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Added by Steven Kruger on September 1, 2015 at 6:21am — No Comments

Is The Way to Loyalty Through Your Customer’s Stomach?

Companies increasingly invent new and creative ways to earn loyalty from their customers. Every year we hear of companies pulling off interesting and creative ways to gain exposure and foster loyalty through acts of kindness, goodwill or just being fun. For the fourth consecutive year, Uber became the ice…

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Added by Mike Gorun on September 1, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

Mobile Marketing Mysteries Solved

Defining and Attracting Your Mobile Consumer

More people in the world own smartphones than toothbrushes, so if your dealership isn’t already taking notice of the impact mobile marketing has on today’s shoppers, it’s time to sharpen the focus and zero in on how…

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Added by Joseph Little on August 31, 2015 at 2:26pm — No Comments

3 Benefits of Learning SEO Fundamentals

When it comes to investing in other people’s businesses, you have to consider some factors before agreeing on anything. Some of the factors include things such as the benefits that you stand to gain from the business relationship.



Search Engine Optimization might prove to be…

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Added by Mark Thompson on August 30, 2015 at 9:02am — No Comments

Is your dealership a PowerDealer? You should be. Here's why:

What is PowerDealer?

In addition to being where I work, PowerDealer is an app that is best described as Web-based dealer management software that provides car dealers with access to their own dealership's retail transaction data, alongside those same data points…

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Added by Thomas Morris on August 30, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

Best Practices For Gaining New Business

Our team has outlined 10 tips, tricks, and best practices for sales and gaining new business.

  1. Don’t Hear; Listen: Most times, your prospective client will clue you in on exactly what they need.  It is important that you listen to what they are saying and look beyond your immediate scope to…
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Added by Paul Potratz on August 29, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

5 Ways Car Dealers Can Stand Out on Facebook

Stand Out on Facebook

One of the most difficult things businesses seem to struggle with in the their online marketing efforts is social media. While it's not new by the web's standards, businesses have only just begun to tap into its true potential over the last couple of years.

In the automotive industry, car dealers who previously questioned the value of…

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Added by Mark Frost on August 28, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

72% of Marketers Say Social Media Helps Build Loyal Fans

#72 of 99 Things to Know About Social Media with MotoFuze VP of Social Strategy, Joey Little

Smart businesses everywhere are using social media to help them build and improve their fan bases in order to increase brand awareness and boost sales.  So what makes them so smart? They know social media is where it’s at for companies that…

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Added by Joseph Little on August 28, 2015 at 9:57am — No Comments

How Retaining Customers Will Increase Sales

No doubt you have heard the saying “happy wife, happy life”, right? Of course, I think we all have. The same concept holds true for your customers. We live in an age where word of mouth, reviews, and referrals can make or break a company. When you make a customer happy, your chances of them coming back time…

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Added by Paul Potratz on August 28, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Developing Content To Generate Sales

Many dealers aren't taking advantage of using content as a way to generate sales. On this week’s episode of Hard Facts, Samantha is covering how you can start implementing action items that will not only increase the resourcefulness of your site but will increase your SEO as well. 

Added by Paul Potratz on August 28, 2015 at 7:57am — No Comments

Transforming Angry Customers into Satisfied Ones

An interesting study has been going on for the last 6 month over at Twitter. As it was increasingly seeing users use the platform for brand interactions, the company decided to see just how much of an impact those interactions had. Users were identified that had at some point interacted with a brand’s…

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Added by Paul Moran on August 28, 2015 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Stock Market Fluctuations and Car Sales

August 2015 car sales could have been stunted by the roller coaster known as the stock market, but that hasn't happened. 
Edmunds.com analysts predict that 1,538,958 new cars and trucks will be sold in the U.S. in August for an estimated Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) of 17.4 million. The projected sales will be a 2.1 percent…
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Added by Jeannine Fallon on August 27, 2015 at 1:22pm — No Comments

The Tools to Help You Discover Your Market

Use What You Have

Finding your target market is a key part of a successful marketing strategy. Whether you want to highlight new inventory, promote an event, grow your service department’s customer base, or simply boost business, defining your ideal audience is key.

It’s easy to be generic when marketing because the…

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Added by Joseph Little on August 27, 2015 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Timing is Everything: How the Auto Industry Uses Life Events to Target Hot Prospects

Timing is Everything: How the Auto Industry Uses Life Events to Target Hot Prospects

In automotive marketing, timing is everything. Purchasing a new car, making large repairs, or even changing auto insurance are all major decisions that consumers often don’t take lightly. Therefore, it’s imperative for auto marketers to…

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Added by Michael Meyers on August 27, 2015 at 11:59am — No Comments

May the Phone Be With You - Why Mobile Marketing Is Taking Over

Have you ever walked down the street and all of a sudden had your phone alert you that you’re near a Starbucks or Walgreens, automatically displaying your loyalty card in Apple Passbook or Google Wallet? Or perhaps you have received push notifications from Waze and other apps that deliver real-time…

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Added by David Metter on August 27, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Tips For Rv Sellers Planning To Go The Dealership Route

Should I directly approach an auction house to sell my recreational vehicle (RV), or should I sell my RV online, or should I just let it stay with me forever? Do you often ask yourself these questions when you see your rig grow old in the backyard? It doesn’t matter how dearly you love your mini home-on-wheels. Selling a dated rig is the wisest thing to do, whether you want to invest the proceeds in a new one or save the cash. How? Well, you can certainly sell it on your own, or better, you…

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Added by Linda Wilson on August 26, 2015 at 11:04pm — No Comments

This Week in Social Media – Week of 8.24.15

Social Media News for the Week of August 24 via @SocialLittleMan

Blab.im Hitting the Social Scene

Still in Beta, Blab.im is a chat app marketers and various other users are keeping their eyes on.  Similar to Periscope, its live streaming functionality allows groups of up to four to video chat simultaneously.…

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Added by Joseph Little on August 26, 2015 at 11:57am — No Comments

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