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Women in the Dealer Workforce: Where We Are & Where We Can Go

Women in the Dealer Workforce: Where We Are & Where We Can Go

It’s no secret that women make up a small portion of the dealer workforce and turnover among women is high. By not attracting and retaining women in the …

Car Subscriptions - Q and A with Bill Playford

Car Subscriptions - Q and A with Bill Playford

I had the chance to interview Bill Playford about car subscription services, and how they're going to change the marketplace. Take a look what this ins…

Be The Exception

Be The Exception

How brilliant marketers find and follow what makes their stories different in a world full of average content DrivingSales is excited to announce th…

Keeping Up with the Joneses in Quick Lube

Keeping Up with the Joneses in Quick Lube

More than half of all sales customers will abandon your dealership’s service department in the first year. It’s a widely varying statistic &nda…

It Has Never Been Easier To Be Average

It Has Never Been Easier To Be Average

It has never been easier to be average. This post was written by Jay Acunzo, who will be speaking at the upcoming DrivingSales Executive Summit in Octob…

Measuring the Business Impact of Social Media

Some would say that social media ROI cannot be properly tracked. Others look at assumed benefits as the reason to market on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Then, there are those who say there is a direct, measurable return on the investment of money and/or time into social media. Who's right?

That's the question that this infographic attempts to explore. A staggering 97% of marketers believe social media efforts have a marketing benefit for their businesses and clients. In the automotive industry through an unscientific straw poll we recently took with clients and non-clients, that number drops dramatically in automotive, hovering around 50%. Again, who's right?

Regardless of which side of the fence you're on, this graphic can give you some interesting information. Click to enlarge.

Social Media ROI

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