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Before we speak to 20/20 vision, let’s discuss 5 Google Trends for 2019 that have implications for Advertisers, Consumers and Dealers alike.
Immersive technologies are starting to integrate. TV’s, OTT, thermostats, fridges and Fit Bits-- work in synch to deliver interesting data…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on July 23, 2019 at 5:34am — No Comments
Technology is pivotal when it comes to impacting every aspect of our lives and healthcare is no different. With technology making inroads into the medical industry, it’s true that the healthcare sector is devising alterations to restructure their organizational framework. One of the biggest names in the world of Cardiology, Dr. Devi Shetty revealed how the staff at Narayana Health is leveraging Microsoft Kaizala to bridge the communication gap between caregivers and their patients. Founded…Continue
Added by Jitender Sharma on July 23, 2019 at 2:02am — No Comments
When safeguarding your belongings, it’s imperative to consider the valuables you stash in your car as well. Much like home burglaries, motor vehicle thefts run rampant in today’s society, making it all the more important to put a premium on car security. Here are some ways you can thwart…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on July 22, 2019 at 2:11pm — No Comments
Albany, N.Y. – July 22, 2019 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems announced today it has successfully completed all dealership management system (DMS) integrations with Dealer360’s Analytics and CompTrackr reporting solutions. Real-time integration between the two systems ensures that dealership data being viewed is always current, authentic and precise.
"Running a successful dealership requires making important decisions every day. How do you know they're the…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on July 22, 2019 at 6:06am — No Comments
Given the present scenario, the bike rental start-ups are finding new opportunities of the other side of the business. This is primarily due to the logical thinking of the commuters to switch to renting commuter bikes for their daily commuting needs.
Added by silvia Watosn on July 21, 2019 at 11:48pm — No Comments
Would you like to hear a ridiculous, unbelievable ROI statement? Well, one luxury brand dealership integrated technician videos into its service processes and, in only seven days, made +$250K in customer pay recommended work revenue. In fact, 80% of all closed repair orders for the week had a technician video sent to the customer.
Added by Ujj Nath on July 19, 2019 at 7:23am — No Comments
In this video blog, Jim Flint, CEO, and Founder of Local Search Group discusses how to approach Geo Conquesting consistently with up-to-date strategies.
Added by Jim Flint on July 19, 2019 at 6:30am — No Comments
Replacing the tires on your car is a costly proposition. You need to take certain steps to ensure that you’re getting the right tires for your individual needs. Here are some rules of thumb that you should follow when it comes time to replace your tires.
The wear patterns on your tires makes a difference when it…Continue
Added by Rachelle Wilber on July 18, 2019 at 12:43pm — No Comments
Combination creates a leading provider of marketing technology and software solutions exclusively serving automotive manufacturers and dealerships in the U.S.
Chicago, IL and Clearwater, FL—July 18, 2019— Affinitiv, Inc. (“Affinitiv”) and Loop LLC (“AutoLoop”), leading providers of data-driven marketing automation and software solutions to the automotive market, today announced that they have signed a…Continue
Added by Scot Eisenfelder on July 18, 2019 at 10:44am — No Comments
Conversations about digital retailing in the automotive industry tend to center around two things: customer experience and an increase in sales volume. But some dealers feel that it just leads to decreased margins on the front-end in the “race to the bottom,|” and that face-to-face interaction will end in more revenue – whether that's in the front or the back…Continue
Added by Michia Rohrssen on July 18, 2019 at 7:22am — No Comments
More Demand From Consumers Seeking Existing Lease Contracts at Price Points Negotiated When Dealer Incentives Were More Prevalent
Swapalease.com, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports car lease credit applicants registered a 65% approval rate entering July, a drop from the 72.4% mark registered in May.
Although lease origination activity at dealerships was down in Q1, lease takeover activity has…Continue
Added by John Sternal on July 18, 2019 at 7:08am — No Comments
In the automotive industry, the ability to earn a greater share of a customer’s spend is the key to driving higher customer lifetime value. To that end, many dealers utilize flawed retention strategies designed to achieve a minimum number of service visits rather than maximize the…Continue
Added by Doug Van Sach on July 18, 2019 at 7:07am — No Comments
Added by Ralph Paglia on July 17, 2019 at 4:05pm — No Comments
In my first blog article, I talked about how to start evaluating the right DMS for your dealership. This blog is a continuation of…Continue
Added by Veronica Dunford on July 17, 2019 at 7:34am — No Comments
Federal law currently prohibits dealerships from selling any new vehicle with an open safety recall to consumers. And now, Democratic Senators Richard Blumenthal (Democrat - Connecticut) and Edward Markey (Democrat - Minnesota) have reintroduced legislation that also prohibits the sale of used cars with open safety recalls, according to…Continue
Added by Dan Beres on July 17, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments
New leads are important, and you always want to keep the pipeline full.
Yet, it can cost as much as five times more to attract a new customer than to retain an existing one.
Added by Bill Wittenmyer on July 17, 2019 at 5:00am — No Comments
Inovatec Systems Corp., a provider of industry-leading, cloud-based software solutions for all financial institutions, and ZestFinance, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) software, today announced their strategic partnership to enhance lending procedures in the financial services industry.
Inovatec will integrate Zest Automated Machine Learning software (ZAML) into its business process management technology to help lenders immediately improve their underwriting results with…Continue
Added by John Sternal on July 16, 2019 at 8:55am — No Comments
According to Social Media Today,…Continue
Added by Paul Moran on July 16, 2019 at 7:25am — No Comments
The future is now.
At Local Search Group we pride ourselves on knowing that, “We are the now part of a now business.”
So, let’s take a look behind the curtain…Continue
Added by Jim Flint on July 16, 2019 at 6:20am — No Comments
Driving is a safe activity, as long as it is taken seriously. Cautious drivers are far less likely to get into trouble. However, cautious drivers aren’t the only ones, and accidents can happen to them even if they are very experienced. This is why being cautious and fully focused is the key to avoiding trouble. There are some things you should think about before you sit behind the wheel in order to make your drive even safer and lower the risk of…Continue
Added by John Tailor on July 16, 2019 at 2:20am — No Comments