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Need more leads? Whenever sales are slow, one of the first reactions from salespeople, and sometimes their managers, is to proclaim they need more leads or better leads.
In response, they might run a lead generation campaign which results in a temporary lift in lead…Continue
Added by Bill Wittenmyer on July 25, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments
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Competition in the retail auto market is extremely high. In order to survive in this fierce competition, car dealers are relying on innovative ways to capture auto leads for keeping their sales pipeline full.…Continue
Added by AutoLead Pro on March 12, 2018 at 4:30am — No Comments
As Generation Z grows into a larger-purchase generation, it’s important for your dealership to take notice of the ways this younger generation of shoppers prefers to tackle the marketplace. The way they shop, research, and connect with businesses will affect the way your dealership chooses to communicate with and market to…Continue
Added by Joey Little on January 15, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
We’re millennials, and we have the world at our fingertips, quite literally. We’re not great at waiting for anything, and if we don’t have to, we won’t. We like to keep our options open, and we’re not afraid to explore new brands, updated styles, and fresh trends; and…Continue
Added by Joey Little on January 8, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
You’ve heard quite a bit about millennials, Gen Xers, and earlier generations. Now it’s time for Generation Z to get some time in the spotlight. Gen Z is…Continue
Added by Joey Little on November 5, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
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Added by Ralph Paglia on October 29, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Notes: Reliability is the attribute American adults find most important when considering a vehicle, no matter their age, gender or political party. That’s according to a recent survey from The Harris…Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on October 19, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Among affluent American Car Buyers, Gen Xers (34-50) now outnumber Baby Boomers (51-69) for the first time, with the former accounting for 37% of all affluents and the latter 32%. This is according to Ipsos’…Continue
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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
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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
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
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
EDITOR'S NOTE: This looks like a great opportunity to learn some of the best social media listening tactics and the tools required from the advanced social media "Big Data" team at IBM... This is rapidly emerging as the most effective way for car dealers to identify "In Market" new and used vehicle shoppers who are located within your dealership's local marketing region... On a Real-Time basis!…
Added by Ralph Paglia on February 13, 2014 at 9:04am — No Comments
Everyone ready for the unveil of the 2015 Ford Mustang?
December 5, 2013 is the reveal date for the 2015 Ford Mustang that we've all been waiting for. The…Continue
Added by Jonathan Morales on November 26, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
DID YOU AUTHORIZE YOUR INVENTORY TO BE POSTED ON ANTI-DEALER OR HOSTILE WEBSITES?
Here’s a principle of demand generation that hasn’t changed: High-value, engaging content moves the needle.
And when it comes to engagement, few tactics compete with online video.…Continue