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Do you remember the last time you were excited to watch a commercial on television? If you're like most people, that probably never happens. Over 50% of new automotive shoppers are more likely to watch your commercials when you use…Continue
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So you won the customer and you made the sale, but now what? For most businesses, this is where the relationship falls apart. There is more you need to be doing after the customer drives off of your lot. On this week's…Continue
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Stop valuing quantity over…Continue
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You can't expect to see an increase in overall sales if you're afraid to put money towards your advertising budget. Freeing up budget is easier than it sounds, especially if you know how your current allocation of funds should be laid out.
On this week's…Continue
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Still not making more money?
Have you tried everything but still can't increase your profits? If you're struggling to bring in more money--even with all of your current marketing…Continue
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Recently, certain companies have faced major scrutiny for poor handling of customer concerns. How you treat customers is a reflection on how your business operates as a whole.
This week on Hard…
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If you haven't started employing digital marketing then you're missing out on tremendous potential. Digital is generating excellent return for the brands using it to promote their business—your competitors included.…
The overall turnover rate for the automotive industry is 35%—and as high as 76% for female sales consultants. It’s clear from the numbers that there’s an issue that needs to be addressed.…Continue
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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.…
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Last week, Samantha covered video pre-roll and how you can develop your content strategy for optimal effectiveness. This time around, she discusses the various ways in which you can target people to achieve more success from your video pre-roll campaigns.
On this episode of …Continue
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Video testimonials are an excellent way of displaying your brand's authority, and can directly influence a purchasing decision for a potential shopper. Viewers of your testimonials want answers to specific questions about previous shopper experiences. If your dealership currently does video testimonials or if you are considering them, then you may be interested to know that there is as a wrong way and a right…Continue
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There are multiple factors to consider when developing a strategy for video preroll. The first area of focus should be your content. Without a solid strategy for video content, there is no way to ensure consistency in your message.
This week on Hard Facts, join Samantha in part one of this two-part series, and learn how to optimize your video content to achieve the best results. …Continue
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Find Out About The Strategies That Led To It's Success
In Part 1 of a two-part series: Learn about the processes implemented to increase profits in service, parts, and sales.
Find out how your dealership can increase its profits using the same strategies that made this dealership the most profitable in its market.…
Added by Paul Potratz on June 10, 2014 at 9:25am — No Comments
A large chunk of your target audience is using this platform to influence their buying behaviors. Find out how you can increase your exposure, and target shoppers using this unique platform.
On this episode of Hard Facts, Samantha explains how you can tailor your strategy to increase engagement, and how to reach more car shoppers by using this major platform.
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Beginning July 1, new Canadian Anti…Continue
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In order to be a highly successful business, you need to have a solid organizational hierarchy. Learn what you need to create an organizational chart and how it will effect your organization's growth.
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