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Women buy from dealers they trust, and what better way to build trust than to be an invaluable resource for everything women want to know about buying and owning cars?
Women-Drivers.com is the thought-leader in the auto industry, using evidence-based data from women’s behaviors and experiences. The company analyzes this information and produces action steps that create positive changes at…Continue
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Texting Strategy for Women BuyersContinue
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Unconscious behaviors of your front- and back-end teams can be difficult to recognize, but they can make the difference between a successful transaction and one that fails.
Taking the intentional steps to recognize unconscious bias when it comes to women has a direct,…
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Men and women communicate in different ways and have different expectations when buying a car.
Therefore, it’s critical to incorporate different contact strategies into your communication methods with your women customers.
1. Know the…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on April 18, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments
Pre- and post-purchase analytics are the key to cracking the code for selling to your #1 buyer: women. Women are buying 45% of all vehicles today, which translates to 819 total vehicles per year at an average new car dealership. Yet most business leaders still don’t celebrate this market, nor do they undertake…Continue
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In our most recent blog, we reported that trust is the #1 factor for women in determining where they buy…Continue
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Your Trust Dashboard Part 1
Do you know the #1 reason women choose a particular dealership to buy a car over another? It’s TRUST. Surprised? Many dealers think the lowest price is the top reason. Research shows women seek a trusted advisor first to help them navigate the myriad of choices when selecting a vehicle. This means your dealership’s perceived level of trust by guests and buyers has a direct impact…Continue
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She is your number one referral source and the key decision maker of 85% of all purchases at your dealership.
We recently had the distinct privilege of interviewing…Continue
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Women report that a dealership’s website is the #1 digital resource they use when shopping for a car.
Yet, 76% of women rate their dealer’s site at 3 stars out of 5. They’re looking for car dealer’s digital assets to deliver much more.
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Want to differentiate your store from others and grow your top and bottom line numbers? Women are now buying 45% of all cars at new car dealerships, which translates into an average of 620 new and used vehicles combined annually.
What processes can be…Continue
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According to the NADA, new vehicle revenue in 2016 was $995 billion, and sales to women accounted for $445…Continue
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Reshaping The Industry’s Economy
The millennial. Individuals born between 1980 and 2000 comprise ‘one of the largest generations in history’. In a recent article “Millennials Coming of Age”, by Goldman Sachs, millennials are not only poised to reshape the economy, but are about to move into prime…
‘Buying a car’ versus ‘shopping without buying’ emits a varied set of emotions for women car buyers.
A new Women-Drivers.com study reveals that when there is money in the game, emotions dial up with the heightened sense of commitment. The data reported by women…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on September 13, 2017 at 8:41am — No Comments
Industry experts tell us that car buyers go to 1.6 dealerships to buy a vehicle.
From the Women-Drivers.com 2017 US Women’s Car Dealership Report, we find that number to be true for half of women car buyers. The other half report a very different answer altogether. An amazing forty-six percent of women car buyers are going to twice the industry average, or 3.2 dealer visits.
Which begs a few…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on June 21, 2017 at 10:12am — No Comments
Sixty-two percent of women report that they return to the dealerships where they first purchased their vehicles to then have them serviced.
This highlights the potential to grow value among this critical market segment.
Changing family dynamics have put women…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on June 7, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
Tday we will preview a CBT News interview where dealers get the inside scoop on interesting data collected from the 2017 U.S. Women’s Car Dealer Trends & Report about the buying experiences, preferences and habits of women.
Added by Anne Fleming on May 17, 2017 at 8:43am — No Comments
According to Autodata,17.6 million new vehicles were sold last year, setting a record for cars and trucks. One distinct group of consumers contributed an estimate 8.0 million units to that total: women buyers.
Dealers seeking to sell more to this critical market segment can start taking new actions and, in the process, collect data to improve the purchasing, service drive and shopping experiences for this powerful buyer.
By the Numbers
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It is critical that dealers’ websites cater to this substantial segment of the market.
The good news? The #1 digital resource women report using first…Continue
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