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A recent trend reveals that many vehicle owners are very interested in mobile services. Currently, the percentage of independent repair shops that offer mobile services dramatically outweighs franchised dealers.…Continue
Added by Dan Beres on December 2, 2019 at 7:01am — No Comments
Advisors from a mix of dealers and dealer groups will help shape future company processes & product development
Lakeland, FL, July 8, 2019 - fusionZONE Automotive, LLC today announced the formation of a dealer advisory council to gather feedback and insights directly from its dealer clients to help shape future product development based on the exact needs of its…Continue
Added by Ed Barton on July 8, 2019 at 7:01am — No Comments
One of the biggest challenges for dealers today is knowing which marketing channels deliver the best reach, frequency and ROI. For marketers everywhere, it can be difficult to reach an intended audience, and when they do, many times the audience isn't paying attention.
Take television, for example. Many dealerships still create and air…Continue
Added by Courtney Evans on May 3, 2019 at 7:28am — No Comments
We live in a world where new technology swirls around us at a relentless and often dizzying pace, yet as we look closer inside the automotive industry and one particular area - the CRM - the winds are very calm, and the marketplace solutions aren’t keeping pace with innovation outside of the…Continue
Quite simply, it's about reach. Most dealerships can reach about 50 percent of their customers…Continue
Added by Kevin Winter on November 28, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments
Search engine optimization can be a confusing thing.
As search engine algorithms frequently change many find it hard to keep up with the latest trends and best practices in order to maintain high website rankings.
Well, the 800-pound gorilla in the room…Continue
Added by Brett Sutherlin on November 19, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments
In our industry, conversion rates are horrible. A great dealer “might” convert at a higher rate, but many are missing the boat on the majority of their website visitors. There are many reasons why this is true. However, the sad fact remains that it is.
Imagine making some simple tweaks to your website which produce an immediate increase in the number of…Continue
Added by Brett Sutherlin on October 29, 2018 at 7:27am — No Comments
Vboost viral marketing content now reaches 10X the audience by integrating its unique customer content with the dealer’s website and showroom
Newport Beach, CA – May 2, 2018 – Vboost (www.vboost.com), a viral marketing company focused on the auto industry, today announced the release of Vboost 3.0, which includes two new products aimed at increasing auto dealers’ viral marketing…Continue
Added by Paul Moran on May 2, 2018 at 7:05am — No Comments
The way consumers can pay for goods has dramatically changed over time. From bartering, to cash, to checks, to debit cards, all these shifts had one thing in common: More convenience and reduced friction.
Well, what are consumers doing now?
For some people, it’s family. For others, it’s pets. Others will maintain it’s their career, and some will point to their favorite pastime.
Regardless of what anyone chooses, there is a common denominator used to keep up with their passion -- one that has become the center…
Added by Ujj Nath on December 12, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments
Mobile smartphones have become an evermore important part of our lives since their introduction a tad over ten years ago.
One of the most convenient things about today’s phones is the simplicity of texting. Obvious advantages include fast and direct communication, but texting does have…
Added by Thomas F. Jung on July 25, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments
Mobile texting is a powerful technology. Integrating a texting solution within your automotive business may be the smartest decision you make this year for many a reason.
In 2017, …Continue
Added by Thomas F. Jung on June 22, 2017 at 12:52am — No Comments
Added by Thomas F. Jung on June 9, 2017 at 2:53am — No Comments
Communication changes every day. The ultimate goal of every conversation is getting the message through. In that process, businesses seem to forget about the customers, about what they really need, and how they want to connect. Be flexible and embrace the new trend:…Continue
Added by Thomas F. Jung on May 30, 2017 at 6:33am — No Comments
If you are a Facebook user – just like roughly one-third of the planet – then you have probably noticed that Facebook sends birthday alerts via text messages. If you google the words “Facebook birthday alert texts” you will get a ton of results from websites where…Continue
Added by Thomas F. Jung on May 16, 2017 at 12:44am — No Comments
The rapid development of communications technologies in the last quarter of a century has indeed transformed how people interact with each other — unfortunately, sometimes new technologies introduce inappropriate behavior. Sending sexually explicit text messages is one…Continue
Added by Thomas F. Jung on May 10, 2017 at 1:02am — No Comments
Every year, Forrester publishes their customer service trends report, and 2017 is not an exception. To see what we can expect in this field, we are here reporting on the six most important predictions of Forrester’s analyst Kate Leggett who believes that operations will…Continue
Added by Thomas F. Jung on May 4, 2017 at 6:42am — No Comments
According to an article in Tire Business, it is essential for automotive service repair facilities to adopt and embrace technology. Last year was the first year Millennials…Continue
Added by Tim Clay on April 26, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
The statistics are there: car buyers spend 59 percent of their time online before they purchase car, according to a 2016 study from Cox Automotive. This same study cited 88 percent of customers used the internet to purchase their vehicle and 46 percent use multiple devices to get to a dealer’s website, with 14 percent using only a mobile statistic.
Added by Devin Koskan on February 6, 2017 at 5:57am — No Comments
This is a webinar we did with an Albany New York auto dealer group June last year. Since then we add more feature to the Sales TextChat 2-Way & Text Marketing system. Our mission is to educate dealerships about mobile marketing strategies using iBeacon and Geofencing marketing technology.…
Added by Roy Revill on January 1, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments