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Take me off the List!

Take me off the List!

      The last thing a dealer wants to hear is “take me off of your marketing list.” Each and every time you get th…

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!

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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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Here's an Infographic Unintentionally Designed to Sell Fuel Efficient Vehicles

Prius vs Hummer

Most infographics are designed to convey a message in a visually stunning fashion that allows the viewer to digest large amounts of information through the fastest method of transfer available: visually. Sometimes, the results can have a different effect.

When you view the infographic below from Confused, you'll see that it's intended to give useful tips to those who want to save on gas. It's a worthy effort, visually pleasing, and with enough tips to make it useful. However, there's one other effect that comes from viewing it. Wouldn't it make more sense to get a fuel-efficient vehicle rather than go through the processes described in the infographic.

Even the most conscientious gas saver has a hard time increasing their mileage by 4 MPGs. If I worked at a car dealership that sold high MPG vehicles, I'd have this puppy hanging in every office. Again, it's not a bad infographic, but it goes to show that sometimes there are other effects that can come from visualizations.

Fuel Saving Tips

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