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This Week in Social Media
News for the Week of August 15
Added by Joey Little on August 16, 2016 at 10:20am — No Comments
You may think that simply because you offer an excellent customer experience, your customers will be loyal… but what is really happening? Is it possible that YOUR definition of a great customer experience differs from your customers?
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Porsche cars are as asset that many people will love to have them in their portico. It is a privilege for people who own these special luxurious cars. Though they are manufactured from a popular company, it is impossible to assure that they will run smoothly without proper service. Of course, it is a machine.…Continue
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A review tells the readers about a customer's experience with your business. It provides a fresh perspective to your potential customers about how…Continue
Added by Kent Charlie on August 15, 2016 at 11:30pm — No Comments
With some of the largest advertising budgets in the world, auto manufacturers also represent one of the biggest consumer markets. So what we can learn from these…Continue
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Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, unveiled new data today that show car shoppers are more interested in shorter-term lease options, compared with the traditional 36-month lease.
An online survey presented to more than 2,500 drivers across the country shows that…Continue
Added by John Sternal on August 15, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Change is inevitable. For dealerships and every other business, change is driven by shopper needs in the marketplace, and businesses that don’t change to accommodate consumers will fall by the wayside. Today’s knowledgeable and fast-paced shoppers are looking for dealerships with an informed sales team that can meet them where they are in their buying and researching processes. …Continue
Added by Joey Little on August 15, 2016 at 1:26pm — No Comments
A dealership’s CRM, the center of the sales operations.
This sales tool has the capacity to work in tandem with the sales team to efficiently and successfully sell more cars. However, as is the case with so many dealerships, the staff and management are either misusing its…
Added by Aubrey Hankins on August 15, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments
The Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” has become a cultural phenomenon in our country. Sharks are relatively mysterious and most people don’t know much about them. Cars are very similar in nature. We know that we need them and which ones are cool, but most people don’t really know how they work. And not only that, as…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on August 15, 2016 at 7:27am — No Comments
Albany, N.Y. – August 15th, 2016 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) today announced the integration of its dealership management system (DMS) with Unotifi, a pioneer in mobile relationship marketing and customer retention for auto dealers.
Benefits to dealers using both Auto/Mate's DMS and Unotifi solutions include increased data gathering and intelligence about a dealership's customers, the ability to…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on August 15, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments
I want to thank all the hearty souls who came out to buy cars this past week.....
I thought all the check writers would melt.....
And not show up.....
Added by Barry Neuman on August 13, 2016 at 8:41am — No Comments
Social media is the name of the game for businesses that want to attract consumer attention, and every day, more companies are realizing it. According to Optimizely, 66% of companies say they’re putting more pressure on measuring return on investment…Continue
Added by Joey Little on August 12, 2016 at 9:06am — No Comments
Part I: The Millennial Mindset
Every generation does things differently. From shopping to careers to family life, younger generations are forging their own paths and writing their own rules. For dealerships, this means taking a closer look at what’s fueling their buying behavior and learning how to forge strong relationships that bridge…Continue
Added by Joey Little on August 11, 2016 at 10:07am — No Comments
Road construction may be frustrating to drivers, but it is essential to safety and good traffic management.
Technology is being used to facilitate the speed of projects and to enhance safety. Consider these ways in which roads and curbs are benefiting from technological…
Added by Anica Oaks on August 11, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments
These days, online reviews are a big part of that decision process. If managed incorrectly, these reviews can easily flip your prospective customer away from your dealership and into the lap of your…Continue
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In the classic movie, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, we received a filmmaker’s glimpse into what humanity would experience in the event of a U.F.O encounter and actual physical contact with an alien. To many dealers, Millennials are very similar. They’re very different from past generations, are far more…Continue
Added by Gina Reuscher on August 11, 2016 at 8:06am — No Comments
Every dealership in the automotive industry has some sort of relationship with vendors and their products.
Whether it be for a CRM, Website Design, DMS, Email Marketing, Call Reporting…You name it and it’s covered by a business in this industry. And while most will…Continue
Added by Aubrey Hankins on August 11, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments
We are so excited to share with you the Women-Drivers.com slick new mobile site, now with emojis.
With the increased participation of dealers and reviewers alike, its paramount that we…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on August 10, 2016 at 1:44pm — No Comments