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Program provides incentives for auto dealers to "trade-in" their antiquated CRM system for the DealerSocket Automotive CRM solutiondealersocket_logo

San Clemente, CA - August 27, 2009 - DealerSocket, a leading auto dealer CRM provider and winner of the Red Herring North American 100, announced today a program that offers up to $4500 in incentives for automotive dealers who would like to switch to the DealerSocket auto CRM solution and turn off  their current antiquated and inefficient CRM system. DealerSocket's on-demand automotive CRM gives dealers cutting-edge tools that increase efficiencies throughout the dealership, saving them time and money and improving staff effectiveness, ultimately resulting in increased sales.  With DealerSocket's Dealer Cash for CRM Clunkers, auto dealers can take full advantage of all of the benefits gained by switching to DealerSocket while being rewarded for abandoning their outdated CRM.

"In the spirit of the government's 'Cash for Clunkers' program, DealerSocket is proud to offer this incentive to new customers for the next ninety days," said Matt Redden, DealerSocket Vice President of Sales. "Outdated CRM solutions are causing auto dealers to waste time, energy and money, much like the older, non fuel-efficient cars they see consumers bringing in for trade. This program allows a dealer to get a substantial discount and 'trade-up' to a new and more efficient tool - the DealerSocket Automotive CRM solution. Auto dealers who use the DealerSocket CRM have experienced incredible results in marketing, sales, service and CSI departments. Examples of current customers who have realized significant impact include:
  • Porsche of Stevens Creek increased service department visits by 29% in one month through targeted service marketing
  • Allen Cadillac sold three vehicles after launching a DealerSocket Call Center campaign to just 85 individuals
  • Jack Maxton Chevy has doubled the efficiency of their business development center by using DealerSocket to manage the workflow of all leads
Effective immediately, new DealerSocket customers will be able to take advantage of special discounts. Discounts will be based on retail price and is subject to approval by an officer of DealerSocket.  The program is valid for all new agreements signed prior to November 28, 2009 and cannot be combined with any other offers or incentives. For complete details, please call 866-523-8807 or visit www.dealersocket.com.

ABOUT DEALERSOCKET With the power to manage sales, service, CSI and marketing, DealerSocket's Customer Relationship Management solution is a single tool enabling all automotive dealership departments to achieve optimum results. DealerSocket provides auto dealers with the most comprehensive CRM solution available today, allowing dealers to save critical time and money, while also increasing sales staff effectiveness.  More than 50,000 users at nearly 1000 auto dealerships throughout the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Australia now leverage DealerSocket's CRM solution to optimize and manage marketing activities, sales processes, customer satisfaction and retention, and service department operations.  Based in San Clemente, California, DealerSocket has won numerous awards and industry recognition, including being named Best Overall Company globally in the 2008 International Business Awards.  DealerSocket is recognized by Deloitte & Touche as one of the fastest growing companies in North America.  More information is available at www.dealersocket.com.

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