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Where do dealers fit in the world of car sharing, ride sharing and ride hailing? Is it a big threat or great opportunity? This is a big-picture topic and concerns nothing less than the future of automotive retailing as we know it today.
I’ve thought about and studied this topic as someone with one foot in automotive-retail world and one in the tech…Continue
Added by Elena Ciccotelli on July 24, 2017 at 4:17pm — No Comments
Today, I’d like to focus on an advancing technology promoted by the “big guys” (Apple and Google) that soon will revolutionize the way retail promotions and loyalty programs are administered.
I predict it will follow the same pattern of how email was introduced…Continue
Added by Elena Ciccotelli on February 25, 2016 at 6:34am — No Comments
Over the past few months, my team and I have been figuring out a way to effectively communicate the benefits of mobile advertising to auto dealers. Our answer finally came in the form of an infographic. Let me know what you think!…Continue
I am not sure the folks at Edmunds.com would want you to remember, but most dealers still recall back in October the advertisement Edmunds launched on YouTube, entitled “Absurdity of Haggling” which, with no disguise, belittled car dealers by showing a grocery clerk trying to gouge shoppers on items such as bread and squash. Dealers quickly recognized this and tagged it in social and conventional industry media, and, after…Continue
Added by Elena Ciccotelli on March 16, 2015 at 7:12am — No Comments
According to Brett Relander from Entrepreneur Magazine, over the past couple of years, mobile marketing has emerged as the game-changer for businesses and consumers around the world. Key indicators point to mobile marketing emerging as the dominant form of marketing in the very near future.
Added by Elena Ciccotelli on August 20, 2014 at 7:43am — No Comments
Effective targeting, delivery, and measurement are a few of the challenges of mobile advertising, which makes it difficult to know which is the right platform or ad solution for advertising campaign. There are plenty of options, but how do you know which to choose to get the results you are looking for?
Here are the 5 questions you need to ask…Continue
Added by Elena Ciccotelli on July 10, 2014 at 11:53am — No Comments
What do consumers want from mobile marketers? It’s obvious that prospective customers want a lot less spam and a lot more ham.
A recent industry study, examining consumer attitudes and perceptions about mobile marketing, indicated that 66 percent of consumers say they have received a text message or mobile alert from a brand. However, consumers complain that the…Continue
Mobile is increasingly becoming the tool for purchasing power. A report by xAd and Telmetrics shows that mobile is increasingly the only media outlet used in some categories to consult before making a purchase.
The third annual…Continue
Marketers across industries are working to identify the most effective digital practices for engaging users, driving app downloads and increasing conversion rates. While marketers across verticals are working toward the goal of creating more engaging brand experiences across all platforms, mobile marketing strategies can differ by industry.
Here's what has been…Continue
In 2014, there will be more than 2 billion smartphones globally. Mobile is becoming not only the new digital hub but also the bridge to the physical world. That’s why mobile will affect more than just your digital operations — it will…Continue
This report analysis from vervemobile.com provides insights into how auto advertisers are finding location powered mobile advertising to be an effective means of driving foot traffic onto auto lots, targeting the "in-market" audiences, and engaging consumers in brand…Continue