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Huntington Beach, CA – March 2, 2015 – Vboost Inc., (www.vboost.com), a viral marketing company focused on the auto industry, today announced the release of Vboost 2.0. The new platform dramatically increases dealer flexibility and customer interaction. Vboost customer video views exceeded the 1 million mark in 2014, and the company has quickly become an Industry leader in digital viral marketing.
Vboost is the first proactive process to bring more referral business to auto dealers by creating positive viral marketing that is delivered quickly and gets shared. It involves a streamlined process via a mobile application and three unique technologies, which collect customer photos at the time of vehicle delivery and convert them to custom music videos. These videos are then sent directly to the customer. As these branded messages are sent during the emotional highpoint of the customer’s buying process, Vboost has found that most buyers are compelled to upload and share these videos with family and friends via Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, email and other social media platforms. Vboost then monitors and quantifies results from each viral marketing campaign and reports the results back to their dealers.
"We’ve had Vboost in our dealership for over two years. We see more referrals and our customers love getting their photos. Now that it's faster and gives customers more options, we are seeing even higher share numbers than before," said Jared Miller, Vice President & General Manager of Lexus Stevens Creek.
The program, built by automotive experts just for car dealers, is a photo taking process that customer’s love. It is so simple and fast, even low tech team members find it easy to use. With Vboost 2.0, customers now have the additional option of sharing their customized video or any of their photos taken at delivery. They can also connect directly to their sales rep and dealership sites - post public reviews, and book their first service appointment - all from the new Vboost landing page. The new version 2.0 also allows dealer personnel to walk customers through online public reviews directly from the Vboost platform on the customers’ cell phones.
“Since the release of our new platform, we are seeing increased shares, views and interaction with the dealership," said Paul Moran, Vboost CEO. "We have dealers with customer share rates over 75 percent and individual dealers getting over 1,000 video views every month."
Over 100 dealers have moved to the new Vboost 2.0 platform and are enjoying the results. With Vboost 2.0, dealers can now add offers for their sold customers through their very first communication, which reaches the customer before they even leave the dealership. Once the message is shared, the offer changes, so as to be more compelling for these new prospects. Vboost is the only product of its kind that targets the "Family & Friends" of every buyer.
"Speed and volume are key. Our program is so easy that it actually gets used. When you can send hundreds of viral messages every month, your dealership feels the lift," says Moran. According to Moran, Vboost works because a message coming from a friend has much more social influence than anything coming from a dealership.
Future plans for Vboost include the release of a new app in the second quarter of 2015 that promises to bring even more innovative ways to expand dealership branding.
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Based in Huntington Beach, CA, Vboost, Inc., is the first proactive process to bring more referral business to dealers by creating positive viral marketing that is delivered quickly and gets shared. It involves a streamlined process via a mobile application and three unique technologies, which collect customer photos at the time of vehicle delivery, convert them to custom music videos and sends them directly to the customer. By sending these branded messages to customers during the emotional highpoint of the buying process, we have found that most buyers are compelled to upload and share these videos with family and friends via Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, email and other social media platforms. Best of all, results from each viral marketing campaign are being monitored, quantified and reported back to the dealers. For more information or a demonstration call 800.799.3130 or visit www.Vboost.com