Category : Marketing Strategies

16 Mar

Electric Cars Not in Jeopardy from Regulations, 2017 Women’s Car Dealer Report, Instagram Advertising Guide

by Ryan G

Trump backpedals on fuel economy: Why that’s not the end of electric cars (CS Monitor) The Trump administration promises to review Obama-era fuel-economy standards that helped spur the electric car market. But federal policies aren’t all that matters. There are other indications, besides technology advancements, that the electric-car market can avoid being squelched by weaker Read More…

08 Mar

Cars.com Influencer Summit, VDP Analytics for Dealers, and more…

by Ryan G

Simplifying Attribution to Propel Efficiencies and Profits (DealerRefresh) Cars.com 2017 Influencer Summit On February 9th, 2017, thirteen industry players from outside the Cars.com family descended upon the Sheraton Grand in Downtown Chicago for a one-day roundtable discussion to explore these ideas and how the industry can lock arms to bring solutions to dealers. During this Read More…

13 Jul

What Do Dealers Really Want? Chime in…

by Ryan G

Fifteen years ago the auto industry, the world really, was faced with an extraordinary situation. We were at the dawn of the digital age and the World Wide Web was threatening to take down brick and mortar shopping, including car buying. At the time, most dealers hated “Internet shoppers.” These folks knew too much and Read More…

10 Jun

What A Dealership Looks Like from a Shopper Perspective

by Ryan G

How much traffic does your dealership website see every day? Hundreds of visitors? Maybe thousands? This is great, but how much potential traffic is NOT reaching your website, and why? And how valuable are these “lost” potential customers? The majority of people that reach your website are closing in on that Zero Moment of Truth, so the reality Read More…

27 May

The Immediacy of Mobile in Auto Retail

by sponsoredcontent

  Tired of hearing about mobile? Well you may want to get over it. According to the latest statistics, mobile search volumes have officially surpassed desktop searches. Mobile is snowballing at an unprecedented rate, so much so that mobile usage statistics are increasing in almost real-time. Consequently, Google recently eliminated sidebar ads for desktop view, Read More…

10 May

Build Trust and Amaze Millennials with Personalized Video Email

by sponsoredcontent

Don’t think Millennials are a big enough customer segment to worry about? Think again. According to a recent DrivingSales study, Millennials are now accounting for 27% of new car sales. “The buying power of this younger market represents a significant growing opportunity for dealerships, the report states. Who Are Millennials? Why Do They Matter? According Read More…

05 May

Used Car Profit Begins with Acquisition, Not Liquidation

by Ryan G

Making a profit in the used car business is increasingly more challenging. With consumers becoming smarter and having access to more information, plus more options, it seems the only way for dealers to remain competitive and profitable is to change their mindset. The goal of the average dealer is to make money not only on Read More…