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Added by Jim Flint on April 22, 2020 at 7:35am — No Comments
Given the unprecedented climate that has taken place resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak and containment efforts, we have received a large number of questions in regards to how this event impacts credit reporting particularly given the recent…Continue
Added by John Sternal on April 21, 2020 at 9:00am — No Comments
Urbandale, IA—April 20, 2020—For a limited time, Flick Fusion is offering auto dealerships a free, no-obligation…Continue
Added by Timmy D. James on April 20, 2020 at 5:00am — No Comments
Have you heard? More change is coming to the automotive category and the good news is you’ll be less likely to lose your keys.
Apple’s working on a new feature that will allow your iPhone to function as a key to your car. That’s right, a “CardKey” API is part of the updated operating system. It’ll allow iPhones and Apple Watches to unlock,…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on April 17, 2020 at 8:16am — No Comments
Majority of Finance Executives Report Deficiency in Sophisticated Systems to Help Manage Complex Loans and Transactions
BURNABY, BC (April 16, 2020) - Inovatec Systems Corp., a provider of industry-leading, cloud-based software solutions for all financial institutions, today announced the results of its latest survey, showing 61% of executives who finance equipment reported their organization lacks modern process management…Continue
Added by John Sternal on April 16, 2020 at 12:41pm — No Comments
Thu, Apr 23, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Join PureCars Founder and CEO, Jeremy Anspach, as he sits down with fellow thought leaders David Kain and Rick Ricart to discuss what recovery looks like for auto dealers as we begin to look toward re-opening from the COVID-19 Crisis. Jeremy, David and Rick will discuss the bold strategies that are paying off big for…Continue
Added by John Sternal on April 16, 2020 at 12:07pm — No Comments
Your dealership likely spends a lot of money each month for internet leads. Are you responding to each lead within minutes? If not, you’re throwing money away.
Fast responses win business. According to a study from the Harvard Business Review, companies that respond to a lead within the first hour are 7X more likely to qualify that lead (defined as having a meaningful conversation with a decision maker) than those who respond even an hour later.
Added by Bill Wittenmyer on April 15, 2020 at 1:07pm — No Comments
The COVID-19 has impacted virtually every aspect of personal and business life including the credit reporting marketplace. The recently signed CARES Act includes measures related to reporting information during these times. The automotive industry is responding by leveraging credit reporting codes that are available for times of disaster to help mitigate the potential negative impact of late, missed, or deferred auto loan payments.…Continue
Added by John Sternal on April 15, 2020 at 9:07am — No Comments
Has TikTok leapfrogged over Instagram? #localsearchgroup #tiktok #socialdistancing #instagram #socialmedia #evolution
Added by Jim Flint on April 14, 2020 at 10:34am — No Comments
In my last blog, I shared some tips about how dealerships can help protect customers and staff in their service departments during this challenging time. In addition to having the precautions in place, it is important to know how to correctly communicate…Continue
Added by Dan Beres on April 14, 2020 at 7:20am — No Comments
Automotive dealer advertising and attribution technology provider, PureCars, just released its weekly COVID-19 Dealer Report for the week of April 10, 2020. It is the third installment of its weekly report. The report offers weekly data insights on shopper trends to help auto dealers make up-to-the-minute decisions that are best for their business. Please …Continue
Added by John Sternal on April 13, 2020 at 11:19am — No Comments
Integration helps dealers maintain and grow their online reputation
Albany, N.Y. – April 13, 2020 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems is announcing it has completed all dealership management system (DMS) integrations with Bluejay Reviews. With the online reputation of a dealership being important, the integration enables auto dealerships to monitor and improve their online…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on April 13, 2020 at 7:54am — No Comments
I can see it. It happened right about the same time that Instagram stopped counting likes. It meant that insta-beginning of the end of being Instafamous. But other platforms are here to fill the void.
TikTok anyone? Where you can still quantify likes and see entertaining videos that encourage short-form content consumption. In the process,…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on April 13, 2020 at 6:11am — No Comments
Today’s sales thought of the day we are going to find out how to take advantage of reciprocity bias in sales. Reciprocity bias is another powerful cogitative bias like the ones we reviewed in last week’s video: How to use cogitative bias in sales https://youtu.be/Cxb23dnsyr4
-Let’s start first by learning more…Continue
Ask not what the brand can do for you but what you can do to be a part of the brand. #premise #promise #Jordan #localsearchgroup #premisenotpromise #marketing #marketing #branding #brandpromise
Added by Jim Flint on April 9, 2020 at 10:14am — No Comments
Video solution helps dealers stay connected at a social distance
URBANDALE, IOWA and MISSION, KANSAS, April 8, 2020 — To help dealers win the battle with social distancing, VinSolutions has selected Flick Fusion’s Smart Flicks platform to deliver integrated video communications to auto dealership customers via VinSolutions Connect CRM and the Connect CRM mobile app. The collaboration makes it easier for dealership staff to…Continue
Added by Timmy D. James on April 8, 2020 at 8:42am — No Comments
April 8, 2020, Laguna Hills, CA – Recall Masters, Inc., the leading provider of automotive recall data, technology, and communications, today announced the launch of a special COVID-19 Response Kit at no cost for its auto dealer clients. The kit is designed to help improve the handling of service…Continue
Added by Dan Beres on April 8, 2020 at 7:00am — No Comments
Marketing, in the new world order, isn't about someone trying to sell you something. It's connecting with individuals to know them almost as well as they know themselves.
Think about the current COVID situation. We’re in an unprecedented worldwide slowdown. Consumption economies are often driven by feelings.…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on April 7, 2020 at 10:11am — No Comments
Added by Jim Flint on April 2, 2020 at 10:47am — No Comments
The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA), Beep Inc. and NAVYA partner with Mayo Clinic to safely transport COVID-19 samples on their Jacksonville Campus
For the first time in the United States, autonomous vehicles are being used to transport medical supplies and COVID-19 tests at Mayo Clinic in Florida.
At a time when healthcare resources and personnel are…Continue
Added by John Sternal on April 2, 2020 at 10:20am — No Comments