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Snapchat Customizable Geofilters, Facebook Instant Video to Messenger, & More!

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Added by Joey Little on September 6, 2016 at 11:50am — No Comments

63% of Consumers Are Satisfied With Business Response Times in Social Media

 

Just about every consumer today is connected to friends, acquaintances, and businesses via social platforms.  In fact, it’s nearly impossible to find someone who is completely removed from online resources.  With that said, it’s important for businesses, and your dealership specifically, to focus on online feedback from consumers and…

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Added by Joey Little on September 2, 2016 at 8:24am — No Comments

Transform Customer Experiences & Stand Out From the Crowd

 

Picture yourself walking on a crowded New York City street.  Everyone blends in…except for those who don’t.  Those who stand out have one or more characteristics that usually get them noticed—no matter how many people are around.

 

Now think about all the automotive dealerships out there and about all the vehicles sold.  In 2015, new-car…

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Added by Joey Little on September 1, 2016 at 7:48am — No Comments

10 Ways to Help Your Dealership Employees Embrace Change Like Champs

 

Change is necessary for businesses to grow.  That’s true for the salon down the street, for the local grocery store, and for your dealership.  In order to keep up with consumer wants and needs in the marketplace, it’s important to keep your eyes open and focus on trends that are inspiring shoppers to buy.  Although change is necessary, most people…

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Added by Joey Little on August 31, 2016 at 9:26am — No Comments

Facebook Image Recognition Update, Facebook Lifestage, and More!

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News for the Week of August 29

 

Facebook Image Recognition Software Open to Everyone

With the goal of someday applying it to live video, Facebook is open sourcing its image recognition software. …

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Added by Joey Little on August 30, 2016 at 8:23am — No Comments

64% of Sales Professionals Close Deals With Social Media

 

 

Social media marketing is growing every day as a result of increasing consumer activity across social platforms.  Currently, 90% of young adults aged 18 to 29 use social media—which explains why social affects…

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Added by Joey Little on August 26, 2016 at 8:41am — No Comments

Smartphones Are a Game-Changer

Smartphones are responsible—in a BIG way—for how the automotive market is changing. Not only are consumers more mobile, they’re also empowered to access more information than ever before while on the go.  They have the power of Google in their pockets, and they aren’t afraid to use it.  Everything from vehicle comparisons to consumer reviews to feedback about specific dealerships is available…

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Added by Joey Little on August 25, 2016 at 10:07am — No Comments

Promoted Video Pins, New Look for Facebook Pages, & More!

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Added by Joey Little on August 23, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

65% of Top Brands on Facebook Post 5X Per Week or More

 

If you want to see everything from what your friends are having for lunch to what is going on in their relationships to up-and-coming trends, look no further than Facebook. In 2015, online sales reached a staggering $334 billion, and they are expected to…

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Added by Joey Little on August 19, 2016 at 9:06am — No Comments

Generations That Are Changing It All: Part II

 

Part II: Generation Z, the Mobile-First Generation

 

In Part I of this series, The Millennial Mindset, the focus was on millennials and their impact on the marketplace—and not without reason.  The fact that they are over 75 million strong in the U.S. alone gives them…

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Added by Joey Little on August 17, 2016 at 8:37am — No Comments

TWISM: Google Duo Is Here, Updates from Facebook, & More!

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News for the Week of August 15

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Added by Joey Little on August 16, 2016 at 10:20am — No Comments

Change for Dealerships Is a Must

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. …

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Added by Joey Little on August 15, 2016 at 1:26pm — No Comments

66% of Companies Want More Social Media ROI Measurement

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…

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Added by Joey Little on August 12, 2016 at 9:06am — No Comments

Generations That Are Changing It All

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…

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Added by Joey Little on August 11, 2016 at 10:07am — No Comments

Twitter Rio Emojis, Instagram Stories, and Snapchat Geostickers

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News for the Week of August 8

 

Twitter #Rio2016 Emojis Are Here

Emoji fans are sure to get some traction on their posts by following the Olympics and adding in some Olympic-themed emojis.  Check them out and keep your consumers…

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Added by Joey Little on August 9, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments


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AutoAlert Acquires Customer Experience Software Leader MotoFuze

IRVINE, Calif.—December 01, 2015—AutoAlert, the automotive industry's leading data mining and trade-cycle management platform, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of MotoFuze LLC, the automotive industry’s first Customer Experience Management (CEM) platform. MotoFuze will be transitioned to a fully integrated product of AutoAlert.  MotoFuze CEO Mike Dullea and Co-founder Tom Walls have been appointed as AutoAlert’s Chief Sales and Marketing Officer and Chief…

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Added by Tony Rhoades on December 1, 2015 at 11:39am — No Comments


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Margin Compression is for Losers

The National Automobile Dealers Association recently forecast 2016 U.S. auto sales at 17.7 million units. 

Clearly, car sales remain vigorous! 

Yet, margin is being sucked out of every transaction by price transparency, federal regulations, and too many old-school ways of doing business. 

In response, pessimists’ cry:

 

  • “You can’t make money in new car sales anymore.”
  • “Regulators have handcuffed profitability.”
  • “It costs too much to…
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Added by Tony Rhoades on December 1, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments


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Kill Spooky Month-Ends

Every year about this time, kids’ minds turn to images of ghosts, skeletons and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. To accommodate their imaginations merchants everywhere fill their shelves with Halloween costumes, candy and related stuff. 

Thinking about Halloween at the end of the month brought to…

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Added by Jeff Cotton on October 9, 2014 at 6:44am — No Comments


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Mobile that Sells Like Hotcakes

If one trend frames this decade it’s how mobile technology puts valuable and often quite necessary yet rather common tools at our fingertips. 

It seems there’s very little that cannot be accomplished today by accessing resources and applications at our fingertips on these small electronic devices we call mobile, whether a smartphone,…

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Added by Jeff Cotton on September 30, 2014 at 1:11pm — No Comments


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An Rx for Rosier Pre-Owned Inventory

How does your dealership acquire its most desirable pre-owned inventory? Aren’t the vehicles you previously sold your best candidates…aren’t they the vehicles your market wants most and that hold their gross best? 

Sure they are. Trouble is, given the increasing buy cycle gap, most dealers aren’t seeing the trade opportunities for such models as they’d like. …

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Added by Jeff Cotton on August 26, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

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