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6 Contact Strategies that Pay Dividends with Women

Men and women communicate in different ways and have different expectations when buying a car. Therefore, it’s critical to incorporate different contact strategies into your communication methods with your women customers.

1. Know the difference between talking and communicating. There’s a big difference between talking to and communicating with women. Communication builds trust, and trust matters to women. In fact, trust ranks as the #1 reason women choose their…

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Added by Anne Fleming on April 18, 2018 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Crack the Code for Selling to Women

Pre- and post-purchase analytics are the key to cracking the code for selling to your #1 buyer: women. Women are buying 45% of all vehicles today, which translates to 819 total vehicles per year at an average new car dealership. Yet most business leaders still don’t celebrate this market, nor do they…

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Added by Anne Fleming on April 4, 2018 at 9:58pm — No Comments

Unwanted Car Owners wants to know where to get cash for cars in Brisbane

Each year more 5000 cars are getting recycled or disposed in Brisbane, Australia according to Swift cash for cars Brisbane., As vehicles gets old the mileage rises as well as the cost of keeping it on the road some experts suggest when looking to get rid of an unwanted car it is best to call a cash for car companies to take it away and perhaps pay cash for it. Some unwanted car owners are not aware of such companies and dump their vehicle rather then selling it. Dumping…

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Added by ilias hassani on March 22, 2018 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Trust is the #1 Factor!

Your Trust Dashboard Part 2

In our most recent blog, we reported that trust is the #1 factor for women in determining where they buy and service their cars. Yes, there’s a direct parallel between increasing trust to increase sales. But trust can be a nebulous…

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Added by Anne Fleming on March 21, 2018 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Boost Women’s Confidence: What’s in it for Progressive Dealerships

Women buyers now account for 45% of all new car sales[1]. Yet one out of three women feel apprehensive or overwhelmed when they visit a showroom[2]. Less than 40% feel confident[3]. And a full 75% of women say they feel misunderstood by car marketers[4].

Car buying is a challenging process for many – and we know that women as a whole have different habits than men do. We also know that women are 50% more likely to use car dealer reviews[5] and prefer to read reviews written by other…

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Added by Anne Fleming on March 9, 2018 at 2:49pm — 4 Comments

What is Your Trust Dashboard?

Your Trust Dashboard Part 1

Do you know the #1 reason women choose a particular dealership to buy a car over another? It’s TRUST. Surprised? Many dealers think the lowest price is the top reason. Research shows women seek a trusted advisor first to help them navigate the myriad of choices when selecting a vehicle. This means your dealership’s perceived level of trust by guests and buyers has a direct impact…

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Added by Anne Fleming on March 7, 2018 at 12:43pm — No Comments

How to Tailor the Brand Experience for the Decision Maker

It’s critical to create ways to tailor your consumer brand experience to the female buyer. She is your number one referral source and the key decision maker of 85% of all purchases at your dealership.

We recently had the distinct privilege of interviewing Katie Mares, who inspires audiences around the world to think differently about their customer experience and service.

Katie shares, “Dealers that are not curating an experience for the female buyer are losing her lifetime…

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Added by Anne Fleming on February 21, 2018 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Why used cars are best for you

The used cars are now becoming a popular option today in the world to people who want to enjoy the luxury or requirement at their budget cost. You can find a wide range of cars and new vehicles in the market while some people who intend to buy a new car can be called as the route to take. However, for the ones, though, buying a used car is nothing but a less expensive option for them and it offers a broad range benefits just like any new vehicle can provide at least for the purpose they…

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Added by Simon Hopes on February 12, 2018 at 11:25am — No Comments

3 Ways to Welcome Women to Your Website in 2018

Women report that a dealership’s website is the #1 digital resource they use when shopping for a car. Yet, 76% of women rate their dealer’s site at 3 stars out of 5. They’re looking for car dealer’s digital assets to deliver much more.

Currently, dealers’ websites are almost exclusively product focused. So what can you do to build trust, be welcoming, and make a better impression on your #1 market segment and increase conversions?…

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Added by Anne Fleming on February 7, 2018 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Behavior Economics in 2018 | Increase Sales to Women by $2 Million

As we gear up for 2018, we’re providing you with a powerful white paper. While everyone knows the power of women buyers, are you aware of how women are impacting your business?

  • What percentage of your business is generated by women?
  • What percentage of your leads are generated by women?
  • What percentage of your service drive business is generated by women?

Clearly, you can’t grow what you don’t know!

The average new…

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Added by Anne Fleming on December 6, 2017 at 3:07pm — No Comments

Five Interesting Facts about Hybrid Electric Cars

In the beginning of 2000, eco-friendly and hybrid cars have introduced and this article is going to present five reasons why you should switch to a hybrid car:





As compared to gasoline cars the depreciation cost of hybrids cars is…

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Added by Oliva Shouse on November 30, 2017 at 6:44am — No Comments

What’s on Your Dealership Website?

What do you know about your dealership’s website?  The majority of car dealerships have websites that represent their businesses. 

Some websites can be elaborate:  customers can get approved for loans, get trade-in values on a vehicle they’re trading in, browse through new and used cars, and everything in between.  Other sites may be just simple advertisement sites. 

Whatever type of dealership website your place of business has, it is crucial that you know what is on…

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Added by Derek White on November 13, 2017 at 1:40am — No Comments

Be a Destination Dealer by 2020

Want to differentiate your store from others and grow your top and bottom line numbers? Women are now buying 45% of all cars at new car dealerships, which translates into an average of 620 new and used vehicles combined annually.

What processes can be implemented for ups, guests, and women shoppers to optimize their experience at your dealership, especially the ones who walk in and say they’re just looking? Do your front-line people think these guests aren’t serious and ignore them or…

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Added by Anne Fleming on November 8, 2017 at 6:22pm — No Comments

FCR: How All Trade-In Tools Should Be Measured

Automotive dealerships use many different methods to obtain quality leads for their sales associates. Standard methods include referrals, organic traffic on the internet, and paid advertising, among others. One of the most overlooked and under-estimated means of getting better quality leads on a regular basis is through the FCR from your website’s trade-in tool.

Form Conversion Rate (FCR) is the percentage of site visitors that have completed and submitted a form on your…

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Added by Derek White on October 24, 2017 at 8:58am — No Comments

Is Selling A Car More Important Than Preserving A Life?

The Future of Used Car Recalls …

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Added by Chris Miller on October 20, 2017 at 9:47am — No Comments

How Can You Increase Your Sales to Women?

One Size Fits All No Longer Applies

According to the NADA, new vehicle revenue in 2016 was $995 billion, and sales to women accounted for $445 billion of that revenue at new car dealerships. With women buying 4.5 of every 10 cars, how can you increase your sales to…

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Added by Anne Fleming on October 18, 2017 at 5:01pm — No Comments

How Can You Increase Your Sales to Women?

One Size Fits All No Longer Applies

According to the NADA, new vehicle revenue in 2016 was $995 billion, and sales to women accounted for $445 billion of that revenue at new car dealerships. With women buying 4.5 of every 10 cars, how can you increase your sales to…

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Added by Anne Fleming on October 18, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Millennial Women and Your Market Share

Reshaping The Industry’s Economy

The millennial. Individuals born between 1980 and 2000 comprise ‘one of the largest generations in history’. In a recent article “Millennials Coming of Age”, by Goldman Sachs, millennials are not only poised to reshape the economy, but are about to move into prime spending years. Millennials overtook Baby Boomers, ages 51 to 69, as the largest generation according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Women of all age groups are…

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Added by Anne Fleming on October 4, 2017 at 1:43pm — No Comments

The Science of Shopping vs Buying | What it Means to You

‘Buying a car’ versus ‘shopping without buying’ emits a varied set of emotions for women car buyers.

A new Women-Drivers.com study reveals that when there is money in the game, emotions dial up with the heightened sense of commitment. The data reported by women in the…

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Added by Anne Fleming on September 13, 2017 at 11:41am — No Comments

How to Shoot Professional Quality Videos with a Smartphone

When dealerships first start their video marketing programs, one of the most common questions I am asked…

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Added by Timmy D. James on June 22, 2017 at 9:18am — No Comments

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4 Steps to Advertising that Converts

Posted by Steve White on April 23, 2018 at 9:55am 0 Comments

Nowadays, the competition for consumer attention is fierce. Many…

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Plugging In: How Electric Vehicles Could Impact Your Service Department

Posted by Chris Miller on April 23, 2018 at 9:40am 0 Comments

Love him or hate him, Tesla’s Elon Musk is brilliant. As both a…

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Auto/Mate Integrates DMS with Dealer Wizard’s Database Intelligence Solutions for Auto Dealerships

Posted by Mike Esposito on April 23, 2018 at 9:17am 0 Comments

Albany, NY – April 23, 2018​ – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems has integrated its dealership management system (DMS) with Dealer Wizard, a…

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Clean Diesel Vs. Diesel

Posted by PowerFlo Diesel on April 20, 2018 at 8:02am 0 Comments

It’s hard to imagine commerce without diesel fuel. From the ships that carry cargo across the oceans to the trains and trucks that haul those goods to their ultimate destinations, diesel fuel is what makes all of it possible. However, that power…

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