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5 Google Trends for the Second Half of 2019

Before we speak to 20/20 vision, let’s discuss 5 Google Trends for 2019 that have implications for Advertisers, Consumers and Dealers alike.

1.Assisted Experiences

Immersive technologies are starting to integrate. TV’s, OTT, thermostats, fridges and Fit Bits-- work in synch to deliver interesting data…


Added by Jim Flint on July 23, 2019 at 5:34am — No Comments

How Narayana Health uses Kaizala for monitoring ICU patients across India’s biggest care centers

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…


Added by Jitender Sharma on July 23, 2019 at 2:02am — No Comments

4 Tips for Keeping Your Car Secure

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…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on July 22, 2019 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Auto/Mate Integrates DMS with Dealer360’s Analytics and CompTrackr Reporting Solutions

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…


Added by Mike Esposito on July 22, 2019 at 6:06am — No Comments

Considering The Other Side Of Business For Startup Bike Rental Opportunities

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.

  • Most of the bike rental start-ups, however, think that the greater opportunity…

Added by silvia Watosn on July 21, 2019 at 11:48pm — No Comments

Want More Service Revenue? Make Technician Videos!

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.

Why do…


Added by Ujj Nath on July 19, 2019 at 7:23am — No Comments

Geo Conquest

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

4 Rules of Thumb to Follow When it Comes to Replacing Your Tires

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.

Determine Your Needs

The wear patterns on your tires makes a difference when it…


Added by Rachelle Wilber on July 18, 2019 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Affinitiv and AutoLoop Sign Definitive Agreement to Merge

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…


Added by Scot Eisenfelder on July 18, 2019 at 10:44am — No Comments

Digital Retailing: Let’s Talk About F&I

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…


Added by Michia Rohrssen on July 18, 2019 at 7:22am — No Comments

Lease Credit Approval Rates Dip To 65% In June

More Demand From Consumers Seeking Existing Lease Contracts at Price Points Negotiated When Dealer Incentives Were More Prevalent, 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[1], lease takeover activity has…


Added by John Sternal on July 18, 2019 at 7:08am — No Comments

Do You Know Your Customers’ Service Share of Visits? Here’s Why You Should

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…


Added by Doug Van Sach on July 18, 2019 at 7:07am — No Comments

Automotive Managers: Which Of The 12 Emotional Intelligence Skills Do You Need to Work On?


Added by Ralph Paglia on July 17, 2019 at 4:05pm — No Comments

Selecting the Right DMS is Like a Marriage: 3 Features that Help Avoid a DMS Divorce

This is my second blog in a series about what to look for when choosing a Dealer Management System.

In my first blog article, I talked about how to start evaluating the right DMS for your dealership. This blog is a continuation of…


Added by Veronica Dunford on July 17, 2019 at 7:34am — No Comments

A Tidal Wave of Change May Be on Its Way to Dealerships

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…


Added by Dan Beres on July 17, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments

The Best Leads are in Your CRM

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. Partners with ZestFinance to Enhance Lending Procedures

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…


Added by John Sternal on July 16, 2019 at 8:55am — No Comments

A Change That Extends Your Dealership’s Reach on Facebook

Facebook recently announced a change to its algorithm that prioritizes posted comments in a manner that can be very beneficial as far as gaining more exposure to your customer’s networks.


According to Social Media Today,…


Added by Paul Moran on July 16, 2019 at 7:25am — No Comments

Imagine the Future – Five Google Pieces Where the Whole is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts--and the Next Dimension

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…


Added by Jim Flint on July 16, 2019 at 6:20am — No Comments

4 Things to Consider Before Sitting Behind the Wheel

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…


Added by John Tailor on July 16, 2019 at 2:20am — No Comments

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