All Blog Posts Tagged 'auto' (315)

Three Tips to Boost Email Collection Rates

A name without an email address is a wasted opportunity. For every 10,000 contacts pulled from dealership management systems, on average only 3,000 have deliverable email addresses. This means that most dealers are unable to send emails to 70 percent of their past, current and potential customers.

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Added by Jennifer Kras on November 12, 2014 at 11:42am — 3 Comments

Flick Fusion Partners with LT2 to Bring Video Marketing Solutions to Commercial Truck, Equipment & Power Sports Industries

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Urbandale, IA--November 10th, 2014--Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com), today announced a partnership with Lighthouse Technology Team (LT2) to bring video marketing solutions to the commercial truck, equipment, cycle, recreational vehicle (RV) and power sports industries. Effective immediately, the Flick Fusion video platform will enable dealers in these industries to showcase their vehicles and…

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Added by Brian Cox on November 10, 2014 at 11:36am — No Comments

Automotive Dealership Internet & Phone Sales Training-J.R. Batchelor

Added by J.R. Batchelor on October 30, 2014 at 9:28pm — No Comments

Automotive Dealership Sales Training Strategy & Process- J.R. Batchelor

Added by J.R. Batchelor on October 28, 2014 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Flick Fusion Releases InstaVid, An Automated Video Production Service That Helps Auto Dealers Move Metal Faster

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Urbandale, IA--October 27th, 2014--Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com), the industry's leading video marketing provider, today released InstaVid, an automated video production service that instantly creates and distributes new and pre-owned inventory videos for auto dealers. In many dealerships, the average time it takes to get photos of inventory for listings and videos is two to three days. InstaVid…

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Added by Brian Cox on October 28, 2014 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Why Customers Leave Without Buying A Car And What To Do About It

What's the most creative reason you've heard from a customer who is leaving your dealership lot without purchasing? Sure there are the typical, "have to check with my spouse," and "have to pick up my kids at their soccer game." Then there are the more atypical reasons: "I have a dentist appointment," or "My mother-in-law's in town." If it's one of the latter, warning bells should be ringing. Who would rather go to a dentist appointment or visit with their mother-in-law than buy a…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on October 23, 2014 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

AutoLoop Welcomes Sales Rep Sean Donovan

Clearwater, FL--October 21st, 2014--AutoLoop LLC, a leading developer of sales-generation and customer-retention software for auto dealers, today announced the addition of Sean Donovan as Sales Representative for western North America. Donovan brings nearly 20 years of automotive marketing, technology,…

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Added by Graham Annett on October 21, 2014 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Incoming! Why Every Phone Call Should Be Treated as Mission Critical

When was the last time you tried calling into your own--or another--dealership? Chances are high that the phone went unanswered, you were put on hold, routed into voicemail or were told that the sales or service person you're trying to reach is out to lunch.

 

The latest data collected from our call center agents is overwhelming: car dealers are missing way too many sales and service opportunities from lost phone leads. Behind showroom ups, these are the highest value inquiries…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on October 16, 2014 at 1:44pm — 6 Comments

AutoLoop Introduces Engage™, a Call Center Solution Proven to Increase Sales & Service Profitability for Auto Dealers

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Clearwater, FL--October 13th, 2014--AutoLoop today introduced EngageTM, a call center solution proven to engage customers and increase sales and service profitability for auto dealers. Building on twenty years of call center experience obtained in the 2014 merger with CAR-Research XRM, AutoLoop Engage uses USA-based agents to manage all…

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Added by Patrick Kelly on October 13, 2014 at 1:01pm — 1 Comment

Flick Fusion Launches Autoflicks for Auto Dealers, Live Action Videos That Let Car Shoppers Take A Virtual Test Drive

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Urbandale, IA--October 13th, 2014--Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com), the industry's leading video marketing provider, today launched AutoflicksTM for auto dealers, live action videos that provide car shoppers with a virtual test drive experience for every vehicle in a dealer's inventory. Autoflicks are available for nearly every make and model and are designed to drive customers to a…

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Added by Brian Cox on October 13, 2014 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Eliminate Your Competition With The Power of The Branded Hashtag

Have you ever wanted to be able to brand yourself in a way that you can eliminate the customer from seeing your competitors information? Sounds like an unfair advantage, huh? Of course you have; now you can! 
This is where the Branded…
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Added by Dennis Wagner on October 9, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

5 Reasons to Shift Auto Marketing to 50-Plus in 2014-2015

U.S. auto sales have been racing ahead on the fast track, rising by 1.5 million in the last three years. Fueling the auto industry's acceleration is the 50-plus population, which…

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Added by MANNY LUNA on October 1, 2014 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

FlickFusion Introduces Timeline Marketing, an Award-Winning Innovation That Expands Auto Dealer Presence on the Internet

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Urbandale, IA--September 15th, 2014--Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com), the industry's leading video marketing provider, today introduced Timeline Marketing, a powerful tool that allows auto dealer personnel to update new and existing videos with dealership marketing messages in the form of banners and overlays. With a few simple clicks, inventory and dealership videos on both the dealer's website and on…

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Added by Brian Cox on September 15, 2014 at 11:50am — No Comments

Flick Fusion Announces VidMail, an EMail Marketing Tool That Makes it Easy for Auto Dealers to Send Customized Video Emails

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Urbandale, IA--September 8th, 2014--Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com), the industry's leading video marketing provider, today announced the availability of VidMail, a video email marketing tool that makes it easy for auto dealer personnel to create customized videos for lead inquiries without ever having to leave their desk. Video emails are a proven way to increase open rates, click-throughs and…

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Added by Brian Cox on September 8, 2014 at 11:15am — No Comments

Faces of University VW Market Volkswagen in Albuquerque, NM

Meet the staff of University VW Market Volkswagen of Albuquerque serving , Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, NM committed to providing the best customer care in auto sales, parts, collision center, special financing, make ready, reception and more.…

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Added by MANNY LUNA on September 7, 2014 at 7:45am — No Comments

Is Your Marketing Really Working?

With so many options available when choosing how to allocate marketing budgets, dealers are increasingly finding themselves conflicted over what to use. Every dealer wants to know whether their marketing is producing results – whether that is in sales or service. And all vendors will attempt to show…

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Added by Jamil Zabaneh on September 4, 2014 at 10:44am — No Comments

Flick Fusion Introduces First Video Marketing Platform for Auto Dealers That Automates Production & Increases SEO Rankings

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Urbandale, IA--August 18th, 2014--Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com), the industry's leading video marketing provider, today introduced the first video marketing platform for auto dealers that automates the video production process, increases organic SEO rankings, increases conversion rates and generates more leads to the dealership. With the addition of several recent and planned product roll-outs, Flick…

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Added by Brian Cox on August 18, 2014 at 9:10am — 2 Comments

The Key to Increased Service Absorption Is Efficiency

Last week, Automotive News highlighted Redlands Auto Plaza, a Southern California dealership that is doing some pretty creative things within their service department to increase absorption.…

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Added by Richard Holland on July 17, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Impact Of Social Media On Automotive Advertising - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow!

Technology driven solutions are changing the automotive advertising industry even as I write this post. During my 35 plus year career in the auto industry I have observed the shift from newspaper, direct mail, radio and TV to email, text and internet based communications to sell cars and service. Why then are so many auto dealers surprised when I tell them that the next generation of car buyers will rely on social media and consumer generated content vs. today's more dealer centric marketing… Continue

Added by Philip Zelinger on July 3, 2014 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Create Great Used Car Marketing Videos with just an iPad

A lot of dealers have had success with our iCar Video New Car marketing program but all of my friends ask what they can do for their used cars. Until now, I haven't had a good answer that let them make good looking videos consistently, in a way that was fast and easy.
Today, I am going to share with you a fast and easy method for my dealer pals to create Used Car marketing videos in minutes with nothing more than an iPad mini ($249 at Walmart) and iMovie ($5 on…
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Added by Mathew Koenig on June 27, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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