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Competition in the retail auto market is extremely high. In order to survive in this fierce competition, car dealers are relying on innovative ways to capture auto leads for keeping their sales pipeline full.…Continue
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Research shows that chances of qualifying a lead decrease drastically with time. Longer wait times means sales lost. Based on Lead360 Research, lead conversion is determined 57% by the lead quality and 43% by…Continue
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Have you heard the claims that most consumers would rather go to the dentist than to the dealership? Year after year, we hear similar bad claims. The recent …Continue
The auto industry has undergone ongoing and dynamic transformation over recent years. Connected technologies, changing trends in consumer shopping behavior, digital and mobile channels, longer vehicle lifespans, and consumer mobility…Continue
Email can be a strong platform to connect with your current and prospective customers throughout the purchase journey. Regardless of the many channels available to market to your audience,…Continue
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Service department revenue continues to increase in importance for dealerships. With lower margins, service revenue is the bread and butter for many dealerships.…Continue
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Most dealerships still make their ad buying decisions based on a traditional ROI report... The problem is, these traditional reports are little more than smoke and mirrors.
An ROI report assumes that there is a precise and (importantly) exclusive connection between a lead…
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Assigning leads, a core responsibility of a sales manager.
Simply put however, it can be a hassle. Lead assignment requires a great deal of time and energy by knowing the who, what, where, why, and how, for every prospect that funnels into the dealership. This will always, because of human error, have…
Editor’s Note: Repost from SEM professional Jon Miller, VP of Marketing at Marketo. Marketo is a…Continue
It took a mini-debate with a potential client to bring me to a conclusion: numbers do lie. Conventional wisdom says otherwise, but in the digital age there is a huge gap between seeing the numbers and understanding them in a meaningful way.
I should go ahead and add an addendum to the…Continue
In our travels looking at various vendors to recommend to our clients, we came across and started telling dealers about Automark Solutions. They do widgets. They do plugins.…Continue
Question: What does an Internet Representative do?
Answer: They answer email leads and make appointments.
Question: What if email leads…Continue
The more people that are shopping for a car that you can get in front of your inventory, the more cars you're going to sell. Some would say it's a bold statement. Others would say that it's pretty obvious. Depending on which side of the coin you're on, you'll either need to be convinced or you're…Continue
Create Auto-Populating Lead Forms That Use Customer Facebook…Continue
What? WHAT!?!? There have to be required fields on contact forms, right? There have been required fields on contact forms for two decades. Nothing could have changed so quickly that they have become unnecessary, right?
Actually, they're no longer necessary. In fact, they're a hindrance.…Continue
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Is there such a thing as failing profitably? In the world of lead generation, this may sound like a very dangerous idea. After all, the only real measure for a company’s continued survival is its success in …
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It's All About Conversion.
The Importance of Identifying the Anonymous Web Visitor at the ZMOT.
Website conversion is the key to all advertising, even that which doesn't take place online. Currently, retailers who previously focused their advertising efforts on TV, radio, print, and direct mail, must now also focus on…Continue
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