Have you seen these 2 features that Google has slowly been rolling out? Both relevant to your business, these features will increase your click-through rate, your mobile site traffic, and your conversion rates. Watch Samantha in this week’s #HardFacts to uncover what these features are and how it can help your business.
Price ad extensions are the most useful to every business because it has everything to do with offering a product or service…Continue
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Do you remember the days when your mailers were based on actual sales events? Let’s go back in time: back to the days when the sale ran for eight hours only or was valid for just two days—not five. The idea was to crowd the showroom and create a buying atmosphere with a real sense of urgency, as opposed to a trickle of customers over the course of a week. Sales days…Continue
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Instagram is more popular than ever before, especially for businesses that want to…Continue
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Purchasing a used motor home is a great money-saving decision. However, to make the most of it you need to follow a few steps right after you bring home your rig from the dealer. Following are the five basic things that you must do.…Continue
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The recent news of Cars.com’s acquisition of DealerRater is creating a stir, basically because a review GIANT will be born when the transaction is completed next month. The new Cars.com will have the largest dealer review platform in the industry, with more than 4 million consumer…Continue
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We are in the last week of July and no…
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A little over a year ago, the founder of a credit card payment processing company made an unorthodox move that resulted in some very mixed reactions and a whole lot of media attention. Dan Price, founder of Gravity Payments, cut his own salary by 93% (from $1 million to $70,000 per year). He did this so he could pay every single employee the exact same amount - $70,000,…Continue
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In last month’s column I presented differences in the mindset and behaviors of three primary performance groups: caretakers, playmakers and game changers. If you missed that piece, you may wish to find it in the archives, as it will create the perspective that makes the six steps I present here more meaningful.
For a brief summary of caretakers, playmakers, and game changers, consider that:
The average age of a vehicle on the road reached 11.5 years (…
Shopping for cars on Facebook happens more often that you may realize. Did you know that nearly a quarter of prospective car buyers use Facebook for researching their next car purchase? According to Turning…Continue
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This Week in Social Media
News for the Week of July 25
Periscope Replay Highlights, Tweet Embedding, and Live Autoplay
Periscope has been busy adding new features, and users can look forward to checking out the latest, such as Replay Highlights, Tweet Embedding, and Live Autoplay. The new features make it…Continue
Added by Joseph Little on July 26, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments
We live in a world where we're tricked into thinking we know the bigger picture. In reality, we don't!
Nan Mossey takes over for Paul in this week's Think Tank Tuesday to debunk a few common misconceptions about the marketing and advertising world. From getting more PDP views to customer reviews, Nan will teach you how all of these busted myths can affect your business.…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on July 26, 2016 at 10:31am — No Comments
This is for those special wonderful crazy people with an idea who are about to throw caution to the wind and become an entrepreneur. For those who are about to abandon comfort and security for a 200 miles per hour roller coaster ride that has never been tested.
This is for those people - men and women, young and old - who have quit listening to the doubters. This is…Continue
These days, most companies have a social media presence. Some are healthy and vibrant, while others merely exist. Regardless of how well any particular company presents itself on these channels, social media has transcended beyond the term “social media” and could now also be said to be a:
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Who is going to be the most ideal customer to purchase from your dealership? The question so many ask, and so many wish they had the answer to. The obvious answer would be an existing customer, preferably one who purchased their most recent vehicle from you. Your dealership has already built a relationship…Continue
Opinion Elites are growing in numbers. Opinion Elites use online brand reputation websites before they make a purchase. Researching your brand reputation is especially important to Opinion Elites if they have no prior knowledge of your business. In other words, word of mouth…Continue
Added by David Whitt on July 25, 2016 at 11:47am — No Comments
Occasionally at our workshops, someone will bring up the subject of “power closing phrases”. The discussions that follow are very lively, quite humorous at times, loads of fun, and they include everyone sharing their own power phrases, their ideas about closing on the final objection, and experiences when using them.
What I thought I’d do is share with you what I…Continue
Added by Michael D. Hargrove on July 23, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments
It's me again. Me who you ask? Stan Sher, founder and President of Dealer eTraining. Yes, I know it has been a while since you have heard from me. But I am still here. I never left and I never will. I just enjoyed my peace and quiet for 2 years while working and doing my thing. But guess what...
I am here to tell you that there is a…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on July 22, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download…Continue
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