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Timmy D. James
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Video Marketing: The Death of Boring

While I often talk about “basics”, that’s simply because many dealers are still not reaping the benefits of video marketing. But let’s say your dealership is doing video marketing. Perhaps you’ve made a commitment to conduct live video walkarounds for every vehicle. Maybe you’re engaging your customers via personal video e-mail.…See More
Jan 31
Timmy D. James's blog post was featured

Video Marketing: Sell, Don’t Tell.

Why are we obsessed with television and movies? Because, just like books, they have the ability to capture our attention and transport us into fictional situations and universes. Regardless of whether the movie or television show is fiction or non-fiction, this is an engaging way to tell a story that we’re interested in hearing and…See More
Jan 20
Timmy D. James posted a blog post

Video Marketing: Sell, Don’t Tell.

Why are we obsessed with television and movies? Because, just like books, they have the ability to capture our attention and transport us into fictional situations and universes. Regardless of whether the movie or television show is fiction or non-fiction, this is an engaging way to tell a story that we’re interested in hearing and…See More
Jan 19
Timmy D. James posted a blog post

Video Isn’t Only for Marketing

When it comes to video, most dealerships tend to think of it for purely sales department use, and sometimes in service. From communicating with customers via personalized emails, to live video walkarounds, video is certainly an excellent way to engage customers and increase VDP views. It is also a great tool for the service…See More
Jan 9
steven chessin commented on Timmy D. James's blog post Inflatable Gorillas or Videos?
"Tim - The only reason for the gorillas and balloons is so that people driving by - while distracted by everything else --- can see that there is a car dealer there. Dealers were provided by video boxes as an upgrade / add-on to photos and text but…"
Dec 28, 2016
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Inflatable Gorillas or Videos?

Most dealers have spent many years in the car business. They know what it takes to sell cars. They know when a customer walks onto the lot, the salesperson must give a professional presentation while being able to emotionally connect with and excite the customer into making that purchase. To this end, most…See More
Dec 22, 2016
Timmy D. James posted a blog post

AutoBase Selects Flick Fusion's Smart Flicks as Video Marketing Platform for Auto Dealer Inventory Video Solutions

Urbandale, IA--December 19th, 2016--Flick Fusion announced today a new partnership with AutoBase (www.autobase.com), a leading provider of inventory merchandising solutions for auto dealerships. AutoBase selected Flick Fusion's Smart Flicks video marketing platform to provide its customers with a full-service solution for implementing video marketing strategies. AutoBase customers can now…See More
Dec 19, 2016
DealerELITE commented on Timmy D. James's blog post Think Virtual Reality is a Fad? Think Again.
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Dec 15, 2016
Timmy D. James's blog post was featured

Think Virtual Reality is a Fad? Think Again.

Virtual Reality has been quite a craze recently with video gaming and other consumer electronics. However, the high cost of entry and expensive units limited its reach. Even Google’s cardboard VR glasses required smartphones that cost upwards of $700. The Oculus Rift Goggles were even more expensive and required…See More
Dec 15, 2016
Timmy D. James posted a blog post

Think Virtual Reality is a Fad? Think Again.

Virtual Reality has been quite a craze recently with video gaming and other consumer electronics. However, the high cost of entry and expensive units limited its reach. Even Google’s cardboard VR glasses required smartphones that cost upwards of $700. The Oculus Rift Goggles were even more expensive and required…See More
Dec 15, 2016
Timmy D. James posted a blog post

Design a Video Showroom to Banish Customer Fears

Car shoppers still hate to visit dealerships. Ask them why and they'll tell you they don't like pushy salespeople, they're afraid of being ripped off and that buying a car still takes too much time (among other reasons). In an attempt to banish these customer fears, dealerships come up with marketing slogans like, "No haggle…See More
Nov 29, 2016
Timmy D. James posted a blog post

Kia of Puyallup Increases Website Visitors, Video Views and Sales with Flick Fusion's SmartFlicks Video Marketing Platform

Urbandale, IA--November 15th, 2016--Kia of Puyallup has increased the volume of its website visitors by 23 percent, video views by 500 percent, new car sales by six percent and used car sales by three percent since implementing a new video marketing strategy using Flick Fusion's…See More
Nov 15, 2016
Timmy D. James posted a video

Why Dealers Should Incorporate Video Into Their Lead Follow-Up Process

Flick Fusion COO Tim James explains why dealers should incorporate video into their lead follow up process. Flick Fusion Video Marketing is a pioneering vide...
Nov 10, 2016
steven chessin commented on Timmy D. James's blog post Don’t Use a Band-Aid When What You Really Need Are Stitches!
"Tim - Another issue about video that you have addressed before I want to mention. Internet  shopper's limited attention span demands short duration videos - with sharply focused limited points. Why this is the right car. Why this is the…"
Nov 8, 2016
Timmy D. James commented on Timmy D. James's blog post Don’t Use a Band-Aid When What You Really Need Are Stitches!
"Great point Steven.  The "type" of the video (Full Motion or Stitched) has less to do with the success of the video as the "quality" of the video.  I've seen a good number of Full Motion videos with terrible…"
Nov 4, 2016
Timmy D. James's blog post was featured

Don’t Use a Band-Aid When What You Really Need Are Stitches!

There is a lot of talk and buzz building about the importance of video marketing – as there should be. Video is quickly becoming the preferred medium for consumers. Don’t believe me? Literally thousands of articles exist on the Internet illustrating the benefits of using video in your marketing. But for this blog I would like to…See More
Nov 3, 2016

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FlickFusion Video Marketing
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Vice President of Sales
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http://www.flickfusion.com
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Come on – Does Video REALLY sell cars?

Posted on February 16, 2017 at 8:43am 1 Comment

Technology has drastically changed the way businesses and auto dealers operate. Hey, think about it. It was not too far in the distant past that we did just about everything via fax machine. Leads came in, financing was secured and, well, just about everything was via fax.

 

Consider this… there was once…

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Video Marketing: The Death of Boring

Posted on January 31, 2017 at 8:00am 1 Comment

While I often talk about “basics”, that’s simply because many dealers are still not reaping the benefits of video marketing. But let’s say your dealership is doing video marketing. Perhaps you’ve made a commitment to conduct live video walkarounds for every vehicle. Maybe you’re engaging your customers via personal…

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Video Marketing: Sell, Don’t Tell.

Posted on January 19, 2017 at 7:49am 0 Comments

Why are we obsessed with television and movies? Because, just like books, they have the ability to capture our attention and transport us into fictional situations and universes.

 

Regardless of whether the movie or television show is fiction or non-fiction, this is an engaging way to tell a story that…

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Video Isn’t Only for Marketing

Posted on January 9, 2017 at 10:30am 0 Comments

When it comes to video, most dealerships tend to think of it for purely sales department use, and sometimes in service. From communicating with customers via personalized emails, to live video walkarounds, video is certainly an excellent way to engage customers and increase VDP views. It is also a great tool for the…

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How Influencer Marketing Can Help Sell Cars

Posted by Paul Potratz on February 24, 2017 at 2:51pm 0 Comments

Influencer marketing. It’s an affordable way to get your brand name out there and increase your sales. But where do you start?

In order to add influencer marketing to your strategy or campaign, you…

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Are Millennials Disrupting the Auto Industry?

Posted by Devin Koskan on February 24, 2017 at 8:36am 0 Comments

Millennials are growing in number and their car buying preferences are…

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Posted by John Caudell on February 23, 2017 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

We are a Independent dealer in Hawaii, and have been for the last 22 years. I basically don't have any franchise dealer experience or training. I've had to learn everything by the "seat of my pants", through webinars and through NIADA…

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ALR Panelist Opportunity:

Automotive Leadership Roundtable…

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Posted by Marsh Buice on February 23, 2017 at 11:44am 3 Comments

My 13 year old son has not had the best relationship…

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Sales Basics That Never Go Out Of Style

Posted by Scott Bergeron on February 23, 2017 at 10:00am 1 Comment

I was fortunate enough to work in a top-100 new car dealership from the very first day of green-pea training.  I was a salesperson, sales manager, team leader, desk man, and…
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