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Anthony Levine

Anthony Levine Manager | Digital Marketing

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Using Vehicle Safety Features to Drive New and Used Car Sales

Using Vehicle Safety Features to Drive New and Used Car Sales

Selling a consumer a large ticket item like a car, truck, or SUV comes with a degree of understandable skepticism for the buyer. Consider the importanc…

Why Branding Your Price is a Great Idea!

Why Branding Your Price is a Great Idea!

If you’ve been reading my pieces for the last few months, you’ve probably noticed how passionate I am about branding. By branding every aspect of your …

Interview With Ken Kupchik, Sales Humor Creator

Interview With Ken Kupchik, Sales Humor Creator

Last month, the was our top blog. So we decided to interview Sales Humor creator Ken Kupchik to get learn more about his successful social media platforms,…

Is Your VDP Your MVP?

Is Your VDP Your MVP?

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Where Should You Spend Your Time at NADA 100?

Where Should You Spend Your Time at NADA 100?

You’re taking time away from your busy service or parts department, all on the company dime, to attend NADA 100 in New Orleans. You’d better ha…

Digital Marketing Agencies Must Stay Competitive

Digital Marketing Agencies Must Stay Competitive

Digital Marketing Agencies Must Stay Competitive

The landscape of marketing has changed over the last couple of decades, and digital marketing continues to change almost daily.  ROI is getting easier to determine, and marketing agencies are being fired left and right by businesses looking to maximize benefit by having just one good agency rather than several mediocre, behind-the-times vendors.

As budgets shift, digital marketing agencies should strive to provide more personalized customer engagement.  This requires different competencies from marketers, including knowledge of data analytics and content creation to improve ROI.

Specialized knowledge is a huge benefit here.  Car dealerships should seek out digital marketing agencies as partners with knowledge specific to the automotive industry for best results, rather than an agency that covers multiple business verticals.  Some key skills these agencies should have include the ability to manage large amounts of data, the capability to create sales funnels for each marketing channel that truly reflect a shopper’s intent and of course the nimbleness to overcome financial barriers and still demonstrate ROI.

The world is becoming tougher for digital marketing agencies whose methodology includes generic or cookie-cutter approaches to generating leads.  How are you all staying absolutely up to date on all the latest ways to engage and retain business digitally?

Angie Phares
I agree; I think it's a must for marketing companies to have at least some knowledge about the industry they're marketing for. Otherwise it's just generic and as a consumer, seeing the same tactics over and over again is tiring and ineffective.

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