ADM serves Car Dealers, Automotive Marketing Pros and Internet Sales Managers
Dealerships rely heavily on traditional methods such as television commercial, print ads, promotional days that involve decorations and banners, and simple walk-ins. When this has been the norm for so long, many dealers wonder why they should look at taking their business “mobile.” In this case, mobile, doesn’t meant to put all of your vehicles on a truck and drive all over town. It means to reach customers through mobile devices. If you are a dealership, you should explore the opportunities…Continue
Added by Dmitriy Goroshin on March 30, 2012 at 10:23am — No Comments
Today the Information Week website posted an article by Eric Zeman that shared a statement by Andy Rubin, SVP of mobile and digital content for Google, stating that today over 850,000 Android devices are activated PER DAY.
This is up from 550,000 activations a day just 4…Continue
While at NADA, I heard quite a bit of buzz about mobile websites. Does my dealership need one? If I already have one, do I need to actually optimize it? Is mobile traffic really growing as rapidly as everyone says it is? Should I be making my car dealership’s mobile website a priority to sell more cars?
The answer to all four of those questions is absolutely,…Continue
Today I looked at 20 dealers Google Analytics reports for the last 30 days and on average, about 20% of their website traffic is being labeled as Mobile visitors. Here is an example of how this is displayed in Google Analytics.
For some dealers their mobile…Continue
Added by Brian Pasch on February 11, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments
The 2012 NADA Convention exhibitor hall was very active this year making the selection of the PCG Spotlight Award winners even more challenging.
This year five companies that attended the 2012 NADA Convention were selected by PCG as having outstanding products that will benefit the dealer community.
This webinar on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 11:30 A.M. EST, 10:30 A.M. CENTRAL, 8:30 A.M. PACIFIC,is a must attend for dealers wishing to discover how to use the latest in mobile technology to turn their inventories faster and realize more profit. RedBumper, a new breed automotive inventory management company, was founded by inventory management pioneer, Bruce Thompson, former CEO and founder of American Auto Exchange (AAX). Thompson is credited for creating and pioneering the…Continue
Added by sara callahan on January 19, 2012 at 10:23am — No Comments
Dallas, TX – January 10, 2012 – RedBumper, (http://redbumper.com/) a new breed automotive inventory management company, today announced that it will unveil the first true mobile inventory management system at the 2012 NADA & ATD Convention and Expo in Las Vegas, NV, February 3-6. The new system is entirely Smartphone-centric and enables auto dealers to achieve faster turns, higher profits and volume sales,…Continue
Added by sara callahan on January 10, 2012 at 7:57am — No Comments
Multichoice Apps makes great mobile apps for automobile dealerships that are equipped with some great features such as Roadside Assistance, QR Code readers, and an Inventory Manager for displaying available vehicles. However, many dealers that are interested in having mobile apps created for their businesses are not aware that we also create a News module that allows them to keep customers informed on what’s going on at their favorite dealership as well display other useful information that…Continue
Added by Dmitriy Goroshin on January 7, 2012 at 1:08pm — No Comments
I've had a lot of dealers ask me about Siri, especially how it is connected to Yelp and Google. As I've fielded a lot of these questions I've become so immersed into the BUSINESS side of Siri, that I didn't test it out myself as the CONSUMER.
So I did some tests.
First, I tried looking for a Toyota dealership nearby. Siri led me to Monmouth Toyota.…Continue
You have decided to create a mobile application for your dealership and this was a great idea! Excitement has filled the dealership and the staff is ready to tell the customers and even their families about the arrival of a mobile app that users can now run on their iPhone, iPad, or Android devices.…Continue
Added by Dmitriy Goroshin on December 5, 2011 at 10:12am — No Comments
Pandora is now touting itself to local advertisers as one of the strongest radio stations in every local market.
“We’ve now moved into a position of one of the largest radio stations in each of our markets effectively and typically the largest among the (18 to 35-year-old) demographic,” says Pandora CEO Joe Kennedy in a conference call according to…
Added by Terry Lancaster on December 2, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
As an automobile dealer, you know how to advertise. You know that commercials can be effective sometimes, and banners as well as flyers can get people interested to the point where they actually stop by. You even have a website but some people have said that they are unsure of how to navigate it. They also said that it takes them forever to find your inventory of vehicles, or when they do find it, it may load a little slower than they expect. In other words, they are telling that they need…Continue
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What better way to reach your existing and potential new customers, everyday 24/7, in a non-intrusive manner. This is one of the most powerful marketing breakthroughs of our…
Added by Ralph Paglia on October 4, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Certain technologies lend themselves really well to mobile application use. Consumers download millions of mobile apps related to gaming, weather, social networking, navigation, travel, restaurants and other forms of entertainment.
But when it comes to business, and dealerships in particular, the market for mobile apps is a little more uncertain. Not all business applications lend themselves well to mobile apps use. For instance, in our business we use a contact management software.…Continue
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Sales are down a little and you’re looking for a way to get an edge on the competition. You have looked at many ways of bringing in revenue, which will depend on how many customers you can get out to the dealership. Why aren’t the traditional methods working like they used to? Commercials and newspaper ads used to bring in lots of business, but now they are only responsible for a small amount of the sales you experience. The rest of your customers come from drive-by views. How can you reach…Continue
Added by Dmitriy Goroshin on August 30, 2011 at 2:11pm — No Comments
Black Book Publisher Hearst partners with Mofuse.com for 2500 mobile websites for multiple publications: http://tinyurl.com/3w82jmf
Added by Mike Brodeur on August 3, 2011 at 11:40am — No Comments
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It is almost hard to comprehend how fast mobile Internet usage is growing. According to Google, more smartphones were sold last year than PCs. It's predicted that 50% of Americans will have a smartphone by the end of the year and that there will be 10 billion mobile Internet devices in 2012, up from the 2 billion that are activated today. A child is more likely to own a cell phone than a book!
How is that going to impact the car buying experience and your online strategy? …Continue
Added by Ali Amirrezvani on August 1, 2011 at 7:21am — No Comments