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How SEO Impacts the Service Department

How SEO Impacts the Service Department

Digital marketing in the dealership often is viewed and conducted solely from a sales perspective. But the service department, often called the "backb…

What 89% of salespeople are failing to do...

What 89% of salespeople are failing to do...

  According to Dale Carnegie only 11% of salespeople ask for referrals. We all know how valuable referrals are but when it comes time to ask for a …

Why Your Online Shoppers Don’t Take the Bait

Why Your Online Shoppers Don’t Take the Bait

You think you’re dangling an enticing lure in front of your customers’ eyes. You plan to set the hook and reel them in. But what you don&rs…

Click-to-Call [Infographic]

Click-to-Call [Infographic]

  Most dealers understand the importance of making it easy for customers and prospects to find contact information. Websites often have prominent &…

Quick Tips for Improving Dealership Culture

Quick Tips for Improving Dealership Culture

Car dealers have a terrible reputation. It's such a negative experience for so many that people are electing to make a major purchase like a vehicle fr…

The 1.3 Dealer Myth Destroyed

Just about everyone in the business has repeatedly heard and read that the average shopper visits only 1.3 dealerships before buying a vehicle. It’s been repeated in countless articles and at nearly every automotive marketing conference. That statistic is false, it was always false, and it remains false. New research released by J.D. Power and Associates again debunks this myth. J.D. Power also put out information in 2011 which contradicted this myth, but few wanted to hear it. Here is the link to the entire story and a complete understanding of what the actual data means, http://www.dealereprocess.com/1-point-3-dealer-myth-destroyed/

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Having the facts right does not diminish the importance of the internet. Just getting shoppers to the store is still not enough. Great websites meet the information needs of shoppers, bring them to the store more ready to buy, and provide full content on mobile devices to meet shopper needs within the store. In the modern buying cycle, websites never stop working.

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