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Why So Many Options If You Don't Pay Attention to The Source?

Why So Many Options If You Don't Pay Attention to The Source?

Is there a lot of thought that goes into deciding which call to actions to offer on the VDP’s? Or is it a constant free for all, or worse an aftertho…

Dispel Fears About the Auto Industry with Your Recruiting

Dispel Fears About the Auto Industry with Your Recruiting

If you were to ask most sales managers what customers don’t like about the automotive industry when shopping for a vehicle? They usually say, “…

How is Your 'Why Buy Here' Messaging?

How is Your 'Why Buy Here' Messaging?

What type of 'Why Buy Here' messaging are you using to drive in customers? Watch the video to learn more.   …

Give Customers a Refreshing, Old Ad Message

Give Customers a Refreshing, Old Ad Message

If you’re the average dealer who’s trying to grow business, the fixed operations departments are one of the best bets you can make. Once you br…

WEBINAR RECORDING - Digital Retailing Separating the Facts from Fiction

WEBINAR RECORDING - Digital Retailing Separating the Facts from Fiction

  It is the best of times; it is the worst of times – to be a car dealer. Rapid change is happening in our industry driven by technology,…

Fundamental Conversion Error

A few days ago, I wrote about the Fundamental Attribution Error. It’s when people place the motives for behavior on an individual’s character even though the environment is likely the most important driver.

Today, let’s discuss the Fundamental Conversion Error. It’s more straightforward than the Fundamental Attribution Error. Conversions don’t sell cars. Even though many would tell you that they do—err, statistically speaking, they don’t.

Making resource decisions—read: spending your advertising dollars—based solely on conversion metrics is essentially the equivalent of the warning sign placed on stock purchases. In either case: “Past performance is NO guarantee of future results.

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