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Are You A Match?

Customers agree that the quality and timing of your emails matter. Learn how to use customer match campaigns on Facebook and Google to find your highest value customers this week on Hard Facts.

Added by Paul Potratz on October 2, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

My Accountability Secrets Along with a Results-Driven Report for Your Use

As a dealership manager it can be difficult to get participation and buy-in from your team. During my many years as a general manager, I found that one of the simplest and most effective ways to get a team to work towards a common goal is through accountability. Accountability (when managed lightly) can create…


Added by Joe Orr on September 23, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments

A Short Guide to Digital Marketing for Auto Dealers – 4 Essential Steps for Success

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Today’s consumers are more modern, digitally-connected and always on-the-go. To target today’s auto shoppers, dealers must also follow suit – which means being on-line and becoming just as digitally connected. And dealers are listening. In fact, according to research by eMarketer, digital spend is on the rise and will only continue to climb over the next 5 years.…


Added by Michael Meyers on September 3, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

How to Use Video to Turn Leads Into Shows

All dealerships get leads that originate from the Internet. Not all dealers, however, are equal when it comes to how they handle these leads. Ever wonder why some dealers are able to close Internet leads at 12+ percent, while others struggle to reach 6 percent? The reason has everything to do with how these leads are…


Added by Timmy D. James on June 8, 2015 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Flick Fusion Selected as Preferred Video Marketing Provider for DealerPeak's Full-System CRM and Website Solutions

Urbandale, IA--June 1st, 2015--Flick Fusion ( announced today it has been selected as the preferred video marketing provider for DealerPeak's full system CRM, website and desking solutions. Auto dealerships that use DealerPeak solutions will have the option to access the entire FlickFusion video marketing platform, providing them with a fully integrated solution for all their…


Added by Brian Cox on June 1, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Top Internet Auto Retailer Cardinale Automotive Group Increases Sales Velocity Thirty-Six Percent Using Flick Fusion Inventory Videos


Urbandale, IA--May 18th--Flick Fusion ( announced today that the Cardinale Automotive Group (member of the Cardinale-Group of Companies), one of the nation's top Internet auto retailers with 17 stores in California and Arizona, has increased sales velocity 36 percent since it switched to Flick Fusion for its video inventory marketing needs. In May 2014, the Cardinale Automotive Group's…


Added by Brian Cox on May 18, 2015 at 8:07am — No Comments

Autos On Video Selects Flick Fusion As Hosting And Integration Partner For Real Video Inventory Application

Enhanced Video Content, Marketing & Distribution Features Create Calls to Action and Increase Conversion, Show and Sales Rates for Auto Dealers

Urbandale, IA--May 4th, 2015--Flick Fusion Video Marketing ( announced today that it has been selected by Autos On Video® Inc, a pioneer in video walk around technology, to integrate the Autos On Video real video inventory application…


Added by Brian Cox on May 4, 2015 at 8:11am — No Comments

Flick Fusion Releases Upgraded Mobile Apps, Giving Lot Service Companies the Power to Create Inventory Videos On the Go

Urbandale, IA--February 24th, 2015--Flick Fusion ( today announced it has released an upgraded version of its mobile apps for iPhone and Android devices. Lot service companies that provide auto dealers with inventory videos can now use mobile devices to shoot high-quality HD video, text or email videos to clients, extract images from videos and upload videos to websites, YouTube, Facebook and other third-party…


Added by Brian Cox on February 24, 2015 at 9:01am — No Comments

They Watched Your Video. Now What?

There’s no doubt that video marketing is exploding in popularity with businesses and consumers. Both Facebook and Twitter are investing heavily in video and, in the case of Facebook, rewarding those who upload their video straight onto its extended reach advertising platform.


The days of reading long text…


Added by Brian Cox on February 10, 2015 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Flick Fusion Announces Availability of 2015 Makes and Models In Expanded Library of PicMotion New Vehicle Inventory Videos

Urbandale, IA--February 2nd, 2015--Flick Fusion ( today announced the availability of 2015 makes and models in an expanded library of PicMotion new vehicle inventory videos. In partnership with Chrome Data (, Flick Fusion's PicMotion videos make it easy for auto dealers to turn new vehicle inventory listings into rich video content optimized for video SEO. Up to five…


Added by Brian Cox on February 2, 2015 at 8:09am — No Comments

The Evolution of Email Marketing in a Mobile World

Bill Cress, Cobalt Performance Improvement Consultant
by Bill Cress, Performance Improvement Consultant

Is Your Email Campaign Optimized for Mobile?

According to the Movable Ink US Consumer Device Preference Report: Q1 2014, as of April, 2014, 47.2% of all emails…


Added by CDK Global on December 23, 2014 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

How to Cash-in on Your DMS Data

Question: How much money is sitting in your Dealership Management System (DMS) right now?


Well, let’s break it down. The average-sized dealership has tens of thousands of customer names in its DMS. Since each name represents a customer—either sales or service—whose ownership of their current vehicle will ultimately come to an end, they make great prospects for future sales.



Added by Matt Rodeghero on December 5, 2014 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Reach Out and Touch Someone

Do you remember the AT&T ad slogan “Reach Out and Touch Someone” from the early 1980s?  It may have been thirty years since that slogan reached its peak in popularity, but it still has a similar meaning today. Our high-paced, digitally driven world has made it even easier to stay in touch with our friends and…


Added by Richard Holland on December 4, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Three Tips to Boost Email Collection Rates

A name without an email address is a wasted opportunity. For every 10,000 contacts pulled from dealership management systems, on average only 3,000 have deliverable email addresses. This means that most dealers are unable to send emails to 70 percent of their past, current and potential customers.



Added by Jennifer Kras on November 12, 2014 at 8:36am — No Comments

Flick Fusion Partners with LT2 to Bring Video Marketing Solutions to Commercial Truck, Equipment & Power Sports Industries


Urbandale, IA--November 10th, 2014--Flick Fusion (, today announced a partnership with Lighthouse Technology Team (LT2) to bring video marketing solutions to the commercial truck, equipment, cycle, recreational vehicle (RV) and power sports industries. Effective immediately, the Flick Fusion video platform will enable dealers in these industries to showcase their vehicles and equipment…


Added by Brian Cox on November 10, 2014 at 8:34am — No Comments

Flick Fusion Releases InstaVid, An Automated Video Production Service That Helps Auto Dealers Move Metal Faster


Urbandale, IA--October 27th, 2014--Flick Fusion (, the industry's leading video marketing provider, today released InstaVid, an automated video production service that instantly creates and distributes new and pre-owned inventory videos for auto dealers. In many dealerships, the average time it takes to get photos of inventory for listings and videos is two to three days. InstaVid…


Added by Brian Cox on October 28, 2014 at 10:44am — No Comments

AutoLoop Welcomes Sales Rep Sean Donovan

Clearwater, FL--October 21st, 2014--AutoLoop LLC, a leading developer of sales-generation and customer-retention software for auto dealers, today announced the addition of Sean Donovan as Sales Representative for western North America. Donovan brings nearly 20 years of automotive marketing,…


Added by Graham Annett on October 21, 2014 at 10:34am — 1 Comment

Flick Fusion Launches Autoflicks for Auto Dealers, Live Action Videos That Let Car Shoppers Take A Virtual Test Drive


Urbandale, IA--October 13th, 2014--Flick Fusion (, the industry's leading video marketing provider, today launched AutoflicksTM for auto dealers, live action videos that provide car shoppers with a virtual test drive experience for every vehicle in a dealer's inventory. Autoflicks are available for nearly every make and model and are designed to drive customers to a…


Added by Brian Cox on October 13, 2014 at 9:41am — No Comments

Does Your Dealership Hide Behind The Curtain?

Virtually every dealership today uses their website, social media channels, and email to be a part of their “voice” when it comes to communicating with their customers and begin building a “trust” relationship long before the shopper ever visits their store.


The ultimate goal of each…


Added by Timmy D. James on October 13, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Blasting Out to Your Database is Silly

Message - Check. Email list - Check. Sent - Check. Successful email campaign - not checked.

That's the scenario that happens at way too many dealerships across the country. The problem isn't that they don't work. The problem is that they do work. I'll explain.

Email marketing, despite what so…


Added by Jon Lamb on September 20, 2014 at 9:39pm — 2 Comments

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