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For decades, advertising enjoyed a fairly predictable business.
Print, radio, and TV coalesced into a three-pronged approach that was mastered after decades of relative stability. Simply put, if a vendor demonstrated expertise, then clients willingly trusted them, generation…
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When you see someone using their smartphone, what is your first impression? Do you assume that person is engaged in personal business or professional business? Logically there’s no way to know because people use their smartphones for both…Continue
However, not all motor oils are made equal. Choosing the wrong one for your car or truck can leave your engine without the right protection and lubrication, affecting its…Continue
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Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 70% approval rate entering May, a rise from the…Continue
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Last year, BMW announced that they would be ready to debut a car that was completely electric and as good as its gas-guzzling counterpart by the year 2025. In 2020, they will be making the first iX3, which is an electric sports utility vehicle. This will make BMW will be the first luxury car manufacturer to export something from China.
BMW’s current X3 design is considered so high-tech that the company is…Continue
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Great content comes in several forms.
However, many people think of content as just the written word, such as blogs and articles. For those who aren’t writers, or don’t have the time to write, this can seem like a daunting task.
It’s tough coming up with ideas and, even when…Continue
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Yet, as an industry we still spend far more money marketing the sales side of the business, and on conquest marketing, than we do on service marketing and customer…Continue
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Jumpstart Automotive Media, a leading media, insights, and marketing solutions company, today released additional data from its eighth annual Insights Book that illustrates key demographic shopping trends among luxury and non-luxury shoppers. This collection of consumer shopping patterns spans Jumpstart’s portfolio…Continue
SWAPALEASE.COM UNVEILS QUARTERLY AUTO LEASE TRENDS REPORT FOR Q1 2018
Report Shows Fewer Dealer Incentives on New Leases Driving More Shoppers to Secondary Market
Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest online car lease marketplace, today released…Continue
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I visited the famous Tsukuji wholesale fish market. To my surprise, there was no smell of fish. The…Continue
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At the recent 2018 F8 Developers Conference, Facebook introduced Facebook Journeys, a new enhancement to their Analytics, which will reportedly give businesses an omni-channel view…Continue
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Following email deliver-ability best practices is more than making sure your customers receive your…Continue
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There are few things sales managers find more painful than looking into their CRM and finding unanswered sales leads -- whether those leads sat for hours or sometimes, days, each is a missed opportunity.
That’s why there are so many outsourced BDC services…Continue
One of the best ways to get your name out to your audience is through a consistent regimen of relevant educational content of interest to your audience. This helps position key people in your dealership or organization as industry thought leaders and gains indirect brand exposure.
Doing this consistently can lead to news stories, conference speaking spots and…Continue
Added by sara callahan on May 17, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments
Texting Strategy for Women Buyers
Is texting part of your dealership’s communication strategy with women customers? Used properly, texting as a business practice is a direct and efficient way to communicate. Used improperly, it can cause annoyance and frustration.
Read on to…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on May 16, 2018 at 12:53pm — No Comments
For today’s consumers, time is the ultimate commodity. No matter how much money they have, consumers are always on the go with their busy lives. Whether that means shuttling the kids to soccer practice, or running a bunch of errands, when it comes to fitting vehicle service into their busy schedule it is often viewed as a large and inconvenient time sink.
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Are you looking for an all-in-one solution to manage your social media presence?
Perhaps you need a smarter way to manage multiple profiles and…
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