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The fact that people are spending more times using their mobile devices can be either an enormous opportunity, or an enormous headache, for your business. The headache comes as a result of the new questions that mobile device use causes business owners to ask:
1) Will customers and prospects still visit my website? If so, how can they see it on that little screen?
2) If they are on the phone and not at their computer, will they read my emails?
At the same…Continue
Added by Mike Maggs on July 11, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
New to Infiniti's Compact Car Concepts is the Infiniti Q30!
The team at Infiniti worked to develop a new breed of a car by combining a coupe, a hatchback and a crossover to create the Infiniti Q30 Concept. Infiniti is taking a step in a new direction that some other manufacturers have lightly…Continue
Added by Jonathan Morales on July 11, 2014 at 7:15am — No Comments
The 2015 Nissan GT-R is Coming Soon!
For 2015, the Nissan GT-R has a newly recalibrated suspension that reduces the fluctuation of the load to provide a smoother and more sophisticated driving experience. New safety feature on the 2015 Nissan GT-R is the Multi-LED Headlights with Adaptive Front lighting System which adjust their…Continue
Added by Jonathan Morales on July 10, 2014 at 2:28pm — No Comments
Salt Lake City, UT – July 10, 2014 –…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on July 10, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Effective targeting, delivery, and measurement are a few of the challenges of mobile advertising, which makes it difficult to know which is the right platform or ad solution for advertising campaign. There are plenty of options, but how do you know which to choose to get the results you are looking for?
Here are the 5 questions you need to ask…Continue
Added by Elena Ciccotelli on July 10, 2014 at 11:53am — No Comments
Cross Channel Advertising Optimization
|by Dana Fornasar, Sr Product Marketing Manager, Advertising & Business Intelligence & Part-time Digital Demystification Delegate at Cobalt.|
Are you tired…Continue
As an Auto Dealer, you know that one of the most important parts of your business is marketing and promotion. Reaching people with the right message about what you do is crucial to getting prospects to try you and getting customers to come back to you. In just the last two decades, there has been a dramatic shift from reaching people by newspapers, radio and broadcast television to reaching them on their personal computers. That does not mean that the need to advertise in newspapers,…Continue
Added by Mike Maggs on July 10, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
Automotive News recently reported about a New Jersey dealership that has a VIP lounge for some of its customers – akin to the exclusive airline club lounges – in which customers can…Continue
There's nothing wrong with shopping at the local supercenter. The convenience of getting toilet paper, bananas, a video camera, and a package of socks for the kids all in the same place saves time and often saves money as well. However, there are lines that shouldn't be crossed. If you're looking for something as…Continue
Wantalease.com, the nation’s first online car lease marketplace for new lease deals, says certain GM models saw the largest drop in prices in June, with new lease deals offered on the Buick Regal Premium leasing for $229 per month, down from $426.46 in May. The Buick Lacrosse was being offered for $249 per month, down from $425.21 in May. The data was reported in the June Wantalease.com…Continue
Added by John Sternal on July 9, 2014 at 2:05pm — No Comments
Evans, 45, who left Subaru in May, succeeded Jason Knight, who had been running…Continue
Today, our Women's Wednesday focuses on the ranking of the top 20 auto brands, as of July 1st, and how they are rated by women car buyers.
After analyzing the car dealer reviews written by women when purchasing a vehicle from January through June, the information below summarizes the top 20 brands by Women Satisfaction Index® scores on a scale of 5.0 (perfect) to 1.0 (lowest). The average WSI® for all brands is 4.72 during this time period.
1. Mercedez-Benz -…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on July 9, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
[This is part 6 in the “What’s the Big Deal With Data Anyways?” series. Click here to read part 5]
The whole goal of this series is to help dealers…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on July 9, 2014 at 5:02am — No Comments
The used car market often attracts a lot of bad press. We have all read stories of poor hapless buyers ending up out of pocket after buying a car that didn’t exist, or one that was the subject of a bad debt with a hire purchase company. The truth is there are always dodgy dealers and disreputable individuals who are looking to part a fool from his cash, but if you go looking for a used car with your eyes wide open, you are far less likely to be conned or saddled with a lemon. So what should…Continue
Added by Merry Gomes on July 8, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Are you making the right decisions with your dealership’s advertising budget? If you’re focusing on what’s cheap and not what’s smart, you could be neglecting key components of your marketing strategy.…
Added by Paul Potratz on July 8, 2014 at 9:08am — No Comments
For 2015, the Ford F-550 is available with CNG or LPG!
For the last several years, Ford has been working to improve the fuel efficiency of it's full-truck and commercial truck lineup while providing more power, performance and torque to meet every commercial truck driver's needs. With the introduction of the CNG/LPG into 2015 Ford F-350,…Continue
Added by Jonathan Morales on July 8, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2009-2013 overall saw larger depreciation in June compared with the previous two months, signaling typical summertime patterns. Average segment prices saw -1.0% depreciation in June compared with May levels of -0.4%. Domestic cars changed -2.0%; import cars changed -1.4%; domestic trucks changed -0.5%; and import trucks changed -0.8%. Average pre-recession depreciation is historically between -1% and -2%…Continue
Added by Black Book on July 8, 2014 at 7:20am — No Comments
In most markets, those seeking jobs are also those buying your goods and services. So how should companies engage with these candidate/consumers while navigating changes in shifting age demographics, new recruiting tools and the desire for a strong positive candidate centric recruiting experience?
Here are four tips to improving your…Continue
Added by Stephanie Young on July 8, 2014 at 7:13am — No Comments
Fiat's Standard and Upgradeable Warranty Options.
For some, knowing more about their Fiat's warranty packages is very important and sometimes dealers forget to mention the actual details and explain it all to you.…Continue
Added by Jonathan Morales on July 8, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
Perth Swedish Auto has created a name for itself following the quality services which they offer clients from all over Australia. The company deals in car repair services and servicing. If you happen to be in Australia, or Perth, to be specific, you can take advantage of the services which this reputed company has to offer. Here are some of the reasons why you should get a hold of their experts.
Perth Swedish Auto offers a wide range of repair and servicing services for people with…
Added by Merry Gomes on July 8, 2014 at 4:02am — No Comments