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Dealers Are Asking “What Is Online Retailing, Really?”

In my many discussions with dealers, the one question that invariably comes up is “What is online retailing, really?” They’ll then begin to tell me how consumers can already buy a car online from them. They have a widget with which a consumer can get their trade value. They have an online payment calculator. Customers…


Added by Joe Orr on September 28, 2016 at 5:41am — No Comments

Low Hanging Fruit Is Now Available for Plucking

The automotive industry pretty much resets at the beginning for each month. I’m sure you’ve all heard the term, “hero to zero.” Well, that’s rather how it is – you are judged on your sales for the previous month.


So, what do managers do when they get nervous in the middle of the month – perhaps sales…


Added by Joe Orr on September 14, 2016 at 5:53am — No Comments

Automotive Dealership Internet Phone Sales Training-Outbound Sales Calls-J.R. Batchelor

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Automotive Dealership Internet Phone Sales Training-Outbound Sales Calls-J.R. Batchelor

Training automotive dealership on the effective use of incoming and outgoing sales calls and the importance of follow up with incoming automotive dealership Internet…


Added by J.R. Batchelor on February 24, 2016 at 9:58am — No Comments

Benefits Of Having An BDC At Your Dealership

Added by J.R. Batchelor on January 27, 2016 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Are Your Listening Ears On? ‘Cause It’s About to Get Loud

An undeniable shift is happening in our industry. One that will change how we operate forever. It’s all about delivering on the customer experience with a true online buying process. AutoNation saw it. And, Carvana, Beepi and other start-ups are gaining traction. In addition, other vendors within our industry have…


Added by Paul Moran on January 15, 2016 at 3:48am — No Comments

For Car Buyers, 5 Is the Magic Number

While the consumer’s car buying journey can include upwards of 24 touchpoints, there are some particular milestone moments in that journey that can define and direct their actions. These moments are covered in a report recently released by Google’s Automotive division, “…


Added by Timmy D. James on January 11, 2016 at 5:24am — No Comments

Perfect Hindi in News

Bollywood is a center of Hindi movie Industry. This name is inspired and motivated from Hollywood. Mumbai is known Bollywood because whatever points the theme of Hindi silver screen is being talked of. Bollywood Movie News in Hindi is being used with entertainment and delight because of the support and contribution of Film big name and stars and the amaze and dazzling join them. They number of stars and celebrities who are become as a leaders and politicians who regularly coming every which…


Added by Mahendra Kumawat on January 4, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

“Clicks-to-Bricks” Express Auto Retailing Is Coming

Today, technology must create a customer journey that allows a consumer to buy online, or start online, and pick up right where they left off in the showroom.

The technology exists to accomplish this. Proof of that is right in front of our eyes in the Carvanas, Beepis, Vrooms and other such companies. They’re already…


Added by Bruce Thompson on January 4, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

It's On The Internet, So It Must Be Free

The web provides a plethora of content including articles, editorials, infographics, images, videos, and photographs. 

While this content creates a great visual experience for web browsing and researching, it’s important to keep in mind copyright and intellectual property right laws if you wish to utilize any content on a website,…


Added by sara callahan on October 20, 2015 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

8 Things Dealers Can Do To Increase Their Show Rates

When handling Internet leads, the lack of response by customers, the appointments that don’t show and the unrealistic expectations often frustrate internet managers and dealers. Show and closing rates in the low to mid-teens is not uncommon, compared to the total number of leads received.


I thought I…


Added by David Metter on August 24, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

Your Brand Is Your Reputation

Your Brand Is Your Reputation

Worried About Your Business's Reputation?

Businesses that have great reputations attract more customers and produce more sales. Customers will be happy, and they will tell others about their experience with you. Safeguarding your business reputation is…


Added by Jon Floyd on June 17, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

St. Louis SEO Company Breaks Tradition With Money Back Guarantee

St. Louis SEO Company Breaks Tradition With Money Back Guarantee

 Local SEO Company does the unbelievable by offering small business owners an iron-clad money back guarantee with their SEO services.…


Added by Jon Floyd on June 6, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Twitter Can Be Used For Business Branding?

Twitter Can Be Used For Business Branding?

Twitter is a social networking and micro-blogging service that has about 248 million active users as of 2014.  When using this program,…


Added by Jon Floyd on April 20, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

The Most Important Piece of Social Media Content

Social media can be somewhat of a battlefield, and, to some degree, companies are being attacked from all sides. On the one side, there’s a battle being waged with social media platforms as they attempt to monetize themselves by reducing the organic reach in an effort to make businesses pay for exposure. On the other side, companies fight for eyeballs with the content they pay for posting.

However, the content that most social media users really care about is user-generated content.…


Added by Paul Moran on April 14, 2015 at 5:44am — No Comments

Does Social Media Sell? A Harvard Professor Says No

An interesting article published in the Harvard Business Review by a Harvard professor makes some claims that many would argue against. Senior Lecturer, Frank Cespedes, argues that social media doesn’t affect the bottom line for companies and, due to that, is a waste of time.

Perhaps the most compelling reason for his conclusion is that the available metrics focus mainly on “likes, tweets,…


Added by Paul Moran on April 7, 2015 at 9:59am — 2 Comments

ActivEngage’s Live Chat Secrets Revealed

At ActivEngage, we’re not just at the cutting-edge of chat technology, we also eat, sleep, and breathe live chat strategy. Our unique methods have helped us become the most trusted live chat provider in the automotive industry.

Today, we want to share some of our best-kept chat secrets that will undoubtedly increase your…


Added by Lisandra Ramos on April 1, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

What Are The Nuts & Bolts Of Internet Marketing?

What Are The Nuts & Bolts Of Internet Marketing?

A few years ago Internet Marketing was pushed as the next big thing, and now it is pushed as the ONLY thing. It is supposed to be the…


Added by Jon Floyd on April 1, 2015 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

How to Get the Phone Number... Asking Web Leads for a Phone Number

Even the BEST dealership in the nation only converts 15% of their online leads into sales, while the average dealership is hovering around the 5% mark (converting 1 in 20 leads).

A large number of leads aren’t providing phone numbers, but the data teaches us to get these people on the phone if we want even a chance at selling them.  Keep these 3 concepts in mind when asking for a customer’s phone number.

1. Keep it short.

As you’re…


Added by Ben Laurent on March 31, 2015 at 1:29pm — No Comments

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