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3 Reasons Millennials Don't Stay at Your Dealership

Millennials and Automotive.


We keep talking about millennials in the automotive industry as though they are a new disruption, but millennials are just the next generation rising up to purchase, work, and define the economic road for the very near…


Added by Aimi Gundersen on November 10, 2015 at 8:24am — No Comments

Increase Show and Close Rates with a Winning Lead Strategy

Most dealers close between twenty to thirty percent of the leads submitted through their own website. With that kind of close rate, its no wonder the prevailing wisdom is the more leads you can get, the better. To a certain extent this is true, but the quality of your leads is even more important than the…


Added by David Metter on July 23, 2015 at 6:00am — 4 Comments

How To Save Your Computer From Virus, Malware and Spyware

Virus Removal

Added by JamesAndew on July 15, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Ensuring That You Have The Right Person Running Your Internet Department/BDC Center

Whether you have a BDC Manager that handles all of your Internet Sales Managers... or if you strictly have and Internet Director handling all of your Internet Leads, Marketing Strategies, SEO, and such... are we putting the right person in that position for our Dealership? Do you have one that will ensure your leads are being handled correctly and ensure your Lead generation is top notch? Most Dealers have gone to this strategy. Instead of paying outside sources to do the grunt work for years… Continue

Added by David Lytle on November 20, 2014 at 9:13am — No Comments

How To Use The Internet To Get Yourself Fired

10 computer-related…


Added by Ralph Paglia on September 7, 2014 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

Data Breaches: Why Dealers Should Be Concerned

Earlier this month, the New York Times reported that a crime ring in Russia has “amassed the largest known collection of Internet credentials,…


Added by Scott T. Joseph on August 21, 2014 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

From the Trenches - The Decline of Email Leads

Question:  What does an Internet Representative do?  

Answer:  They answer email leads and make appointments.

Question:  What if email leads…


Added by Tom Gorham on July 6, 2014 at 12:30pm — 32 Comments

Sales Trends in 2014: Q&A from AutoUSA's STAR Leader

1. Sales wise 2013 seemed like a strong comeback year for the industry.  What activities or trends do you think helped dealers this year?


This year has been great and the auto industry will probably finish with an annualized selling rate of close to 16…


Added by Phil DuPree on January 1, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Win the Customer Now to Maximize Your Year-End Sales

It's been a great year for car sales, and if you're like most dealers, you want to close out the year strong.

What is your Internet marketing department doing to ensure that ready-to-buy customers will choose to visit your…


Added by Josh Vajda on December 17, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Financing Tools Deliver the Most Valuable Website Leads, According to Auto Dealer Internet Marketing Survey by AutoUSA

Fort Lauderdale, FL – November 11th, 2013 — AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions ( today announced the results of its 2013 annual auto dealer Internet Marketing survey. Financing tools such as online credit applications and trade-in calculators deliver the most valuable website leads, according to respondents. Other significant results from the survey identify…


Added by Josh Vajda on November 11, 2013 at 9:12am — 3 Comments

Payment Pro℠ Delivers Better Closing Rates and Lower Cost-per-Sale Than Other Lead Sources for Nielsen Auto Group

Booth #326, Digital Dealer Conference & Exposition

Fort Lauderdale, FL – October 14th, 2013 — AutoUSA Internet Sales Solutions ( today announced that Nielsen Auto Group is achieving better closing rates and lower cost-per-sale on leads generated by Payment Pro℠ than on leads generated by any other source. The five-store group based in northern New Jersey delivers closing rates from…


Added by Josh Vajda on October 14, 2013 at 8:19am — No Comments

Stop Focusing on Search and Start Focusing on Conversion!

Most Internet marketing experts will agree that driving traffic to your website results in the most valuable leads you can get – if you can convert visitors into leads.

Just like the old adage, “volume is vanity, gross is sanity,” your website…


Added by Josh Vajda on October 11, 2013 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

Automotive Internet Sales Coordinator Sets 44 Appts 39 Shows Sells 23 Her First Month


Automotive Internet Sales Coordinator Sets 44 Appts. 39 Shows And Sells 23 Her First Month!!

Lauren had a 88% show ratio and a 58% sold ratio for her first month as a automotive internet sales coordinator!!

Lauren understands how important it is to have a strategic follow up process in place to maximize every opportunity in the E-Commerce…


Added by J.R. Batchelor on October 2, 2013 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

Survey Still Open! Don't Miss Your Chance to Win $300!

It's that time again! AutoUSA is collecting responses to its annual Fall Internet Marketing survey.

Sales Managers, Sales Directors, Internet Sales Managers, BDC Managers, Internet Directors, General Managers, dealer principals and others involved in auto dealership Internet Marketing are invited to…


Added by Josh Vajda on October 1, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Take Our Survey for a Chance to Win $300!

It's that time again! AutoUSA is collecting responses to its annual Fall Internet Marketing survey. Sales Managers, Sales Directors, Internet Sales Managers, BDC Managers, Internet Directors, General Managers, dealer principals and others involved in auto dealership Internet Marketing are invited to participate.


The survey is just 15 questions and will take less than 15 minutes to complete. When all responses are collected, we will randomly select one survey participant to…


Added by Josh Vajda on September 11, 2013 at 7:33am — No Comments

How to Leverage Three Credit Trends Affecting Auto Sales

2013 is shaping up to be a good year for auto retailers, with sales expected to top 15 million for the first time since 2007. Several contributing factors to this success are credit-related, with more consumers qualifying for loans, lengthier terms and rising interest rates.


In its June 2013 State of the Automotive Finance report, Experian documents that subprime loans are on the rise again and that consumers within all credit tiers were able to obtain financing in Q1…


Added by Josh Vajda on August 27, 2013 at 9:54am — No Comments

Millennials Will Soon Be Buying More Cars. Here’s How to Sell to Them.

Back in 2009, the team of Mike and Maaike, the designers behind Google’s G1 Phone among other innovations, released a concept design for the car of the future. Lost behind the futuristic glass enclosure and auto-drive capabilities were the reasons they undertook the project: “Freed from the monotony of driving, we can enjoy quality time while in transit: socializing, gaming, movies, business, videocalls, web surfing, sleeping or discovering new places with powerful voice controlled search…


Added by Josh Vajda on July 16, 2013 at 7:39am — 4 Comments

From the Trenches - Dealers - Don't Misrepresent Your Job Listings


Don't ask for a manager when you want an Internet salesperson or BDC person.…


Added by Tom Gorham on June 17, 2013 at 10:10pm — 2 Comments

You Must Fish Where The Fish Are!!

As we all know over 90% of consumers are online when researching and deciding which vehicle that he/she want's to purchase which leads to the inevitable that we must fish where the fish are.  Research reveals that effective Internet advertising not only provides dealers with greater reach to car…


Added by J.R. Batchelor on June 13, 2013 at 9:13pm — No Comments

Lifting the Veil: Where do my leads come from?

When a lead arrives from one of your suppliers, do you ever question its origin?

In the initial days of the Internet, it was fairly straightforward. There were few options for the consumer online, and most leads arrived…


Added by Josh Vajda on June 13, 2013 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

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