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The automotive industry is in a big transition period right now, trying to figure out what the future is going to be like for car buyers and automotive dealers alike. That’s why all of these articles in today’s ActivEngage Top 10 contain tips and stories about doing things differently. It’s time to be innovative, dealers. Read and learn, then go forth and sell more cars!
Toyota got together with Google to make the buying process more social, and it will be exciting to see how successful it will become.
Toyota dealers, have any of you been a part of this revolutionary project yet?
“The early bird gets the worm” is the name of the game. Alan Ram wants you to get to your customers before they get to you. Read his blog post to learn which customers he is talking about!
We’ve stressed the idea of communicating with your customers where they are comfortable before, however what about the rest of the buying process? Joe Webb reminds us in this blog post to go above and beyond the call of duty in all aspects of your business.
“Here's a recent prediction from Cisco's technology trend watchers: In 5 to 7 years, it'll cost us more to drive our cars than to let them drive us.” Read more about what’s coming up for the driverless car industry in this article by Mashable!
Yahoo! researchers from Spain are creating a GPS-mapping type program that allows you to find the most scenic route instead of the fastest one. Learn how they crowdsourced their data in this article by the MIT Technology Review!
These FIAT videos are hilarious! I didn’t even feel like I was watching a commercial. Remember: The best ads are entertaining, and don’t feel like ads!
Zappos is introducing a new management style to their team that could revolutionize the way people do business everywhere. - it’s called a “Holacracy”.
You can invite shoppers to chat with you in many places other than just your website. And there’s great benefits to doing so - like more leads and higher customer service ratings!
Drones have a mixed rep these days. However, here’s a video that will give you a new perspective on the benefits of drones and how AWESOME the view can be from the sky during a firework show!
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