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Simple, Powerful Way to Connect with Online Leads and Ensure Customer Loyalty

How involved is your connection with each of your customers? Excellent personalized customer service is what sets a great dealership apart from others. Providing superior customer service is an essential part of…

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Added by Shawn Ryder on November 29, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Text Marketing Ideas For Your Dealership



There are different forms of mobile marketing and each can be beneficial to your car dealership. Considering 85% of Americans own a cell phone, while…

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Added by Darial Clewis on August 1, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Mobile Technology & SMS Strategies For Lead Generation Pt. 2.

OK part one ended with us discussing using SMS Marketing on the front-end as a virtual tour in our print media, as well as using billboards and contests, and how we can move our numbers in an upward direction to improve our bottom line. With our focus still on…

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Added by David Schroeder on April 24, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How To Supercharge Your Press Releases With Images and Video

Writing a well-constructed press release is a challenge in and of itself. There are many reasons you should be writing them and using them in your company’s marketing plan. Simply writing one isn’t enough…

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Added by sara callahan on April 24, 2013 at 7:05am — 4 Comments

Using Text Messages In Service Provides Instant ROI



In today’s world where everyone is going 120mph, people are more interested in convenience than ever before. Is it because time is so limited in our hectic schedules or is it because we’ve become accustomed to taking the shortest route possible to achieve the same end result?  For example, when cooking…

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Added by Richard Holland on April 18, 2013 at 8:19am — 1 Comment

Mobile Technology & SMS Strategies For Lead Generation Pt. 1.

What is the single most cost effective way to get direct access to a consumer? If you said anything other than through a mobile device, then you are wrong. Mobile devices are proliferating at an exponential rate and nearly 40% of all Internet traffic now, is on a mobile device. Mobile marketing reached $2.7…

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Added by David Schroeder on April 17, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

SMS Marketing & SMS Appointment reminder for Auto car dealerships

SMS Marketing for Auto Car Dealers

SMS Marketing allow customers to request real-time information about your business via sms (text message), while putting your contact information in the customer's phone for future reference as well as allow you to capture customer's mobile number. Send opt-in customers offer, promotions, mobile coupons, service/product updates, etc via …

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Added by Susan Raj on January 3, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Amazing Facts about Mobile For Your Dealership

Amazing Facts and Statistics about Mobile Marketing and Car Buyers for Your Dealership…

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Added by Ian Bernard on December 30, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

MobiDrives Mobile Bootcamp

MobiDrives Mobile Bootcamp… MobiDrives, LLC

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Added by Craig Britland on October 11, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Evolution of Communication - What's Next for Dealers?

1983





Motorola introduced the first commercially available cell phone in 1983. The next year there were 12,000 cell phone subscribers. Today, 5.1 billion people around the world own a cell phone. According to an AutoTrader/Northwood University study, 17% of all dealership customers originate as telephone leads.

1997





In 1997, Microsoft released Outlook and email is introduced as a new way for computer users to connect. Today,…

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Added by Aaron Hassen on April 25, 2012 at 10:45am — No Comments

Contact At Once! Announces SMS Text Feature To Improve Response Rates for Automotive Advertising

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Management features help auto dealers comply with texting-related regulations.

ALPHARETTA, GA. December 13, 2011 – Contact At Once! (www.autodealerchat.com), the leading dealer chat provider to the automotive industry, today announced the beta release of a new SMS text-to-chat feature for automotive…

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Added by Aaron Hassen on December 13, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

Latest stats on Smartphone usage

Great study by ExactTarget on the types of features used by Smartphone owners in the U.S.

Text messaging (SMS) is the most popular, with 38% doing constantly throughout the day vs. 31% using voice and 29% using email constantly.  Overall, over 90% of Smartphone owners use SMS weekly and only 3% never use SMS.

Used on a daily basis:

SMS 77%

Email 66%

Internet 59%

Facebook 50%

Branded Apps 25%

Twitter 15% (74% never use…

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Added by Stan Bradbury on June 30, 2011 at 1:08pm — No Comments

The Benefits of SMS Marketing for Your Auto Dealership

Among the many methods of digital automotive advertising, mobile phones are emerging as one of the most effective devices to promote your dealership. But not all mobile phones are created equal.

While SMS marketing capitalizes on text messages to propel its campaigns, another platform for mobile marketing is gaining popularity. I’m talking about smartphones. IDC’s 49.2% market growth prediction for 2011 shows that smartphones such as the iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, etc, are…

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Added by Paul Potratz on April 4, 2011 at 12:33pm — 2 Comments

Going Mobile: Messaging Can Take Sales to Another Level

As more and more consumers use smart phones and iPods® for both business and personal use, technology – yet again – has offered both automotive direct and customer retention marketing managers yet another avenue to reach consumers: mobile marketing.



At the recent 9th Digital Dealers Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada last month,…

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Added by Stacy Mueller on November 11, 2010 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Selling Cars with Mobile Advertising

Use text message marketing to reach people directly in their phones with a personal message! You can customize a text message marketing service to fit the specific needs of your auto dealership marketing campaign. These messages are not spam but instead reach only those people who choose to text a number and request information. Thus a texting campaign can reach a specific target audience.



After setting up a number for people to text, you can…

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Added by Paul Potratz on November 4, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Progress as Promised: Customer Service at the Dealership

Progress as Promised: Customer Service at the Dealership



In the past, a visit to a car dealership’s customer service department was much like a visit to the dentist: an appointment filled with long wait times and much trepidation about the results.

While there still may be some trepidation on the sticker shock of your vehicle’s maintenance bill,…

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Added by Stacy Mueller on November 4, 2010 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Social Search & Database Management: How Can You Adapt?

In today’s technology-based environment, businesses and consumers have turned away from the traditional mainstays for information gathering. Rather, they are utilizing other avenues to obtain information and share amongst peers. Social… Continue

Added by Stacy Mueller on October 29, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

Are Your Direct Marketing Channels in the Technology Fastlane?

Are you changing your marketing channels to keep up with the latest technology trends? Text messaging has become the norm in social behavior and is slowly becoming accepted between businesses and their consumers. Before you decide that you have to communicate differently because “everyone” is doing so or the technology dictates it, take a step back and assess the following processes in your automotive dealership’s direct marketing plans:



* More and more, customers are using their… Continue

Added by Stacy Mueller on September 1, 2010 at 2:27pm — No Comments

Week At IM@CS: Chats With The Industry

It's been a while, maybe to long! Considering what is happening in the market, it's time to get back on track with the folks that power the industry (yes, besides consultants!). This is another mix of providers touching different aspects of marketing and services that hopefully give you a leg up (if not a whole body length or two).



You've heard it here before and you'll likely continue to hear it: accountability. I've not yet met a vendor that tells you everything. Even the most up… Continue

Added by Gary May on May 10, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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