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Click-to-Call [Infographic]

Click-to-Call [Infographic]

  Most dealers understand the importance of making it easy for customers and prospects to find contact information. Websites often have prominent &…

Quick Tips for Improving Dealership Culture

Quick Tips for Improving Dealership Culture

Car dealers have a terrible reputation. It's such a negative experience for so many that people are electing to make a major purchase like a vehicle fr…

The Biggest Mistake Dealers Make When It Comes to Customer Retention

The Biggest Mistake Dealers Make When It Comes to Customer Retention

Jim Roche is the Divisional VP of Marketing & Managed Services at Xtime. We asked him to tell us the biggest mistake he sees dealers making today when …

Is 2018 the Year of Customer Convenience?

Is 2018 the Year of Customer Convenience?

It seems that every year has a theme attached to it in terms of where dealerships’ focus will be. Which themes or buzzwords will dominate 2018? We…

Upcoming Webinar: Show with Your Showroom, Sell with Your Website

Upcoming Webinar: Show with Your Showroom, Sell with Your Website

Today's customers walk into your showroom better-informed than ever before. Because they've done their research ahead of time, 89% walk into t…

Shetterly's Three Laws of... the Internet

1) Every customer is an "Internet Customer.  With upwards of 90% of people car-shopping online, don't focus on the 10%.  They're ALL educated on the Internet now.
 
2) The Internet isn't "going away"--either your business is going to absorb the Internet and all it means, or it is going to absorb your business and all it means.  And YOU get to go away.

3) The Internet will amplify business-damaging negativity about dealerships all by itself, and the world will know all about it--and you cannot stop it from doing that.  To have it amplify your dealership's positives to consumers far beyond those negatives, you must do work both creating lots of real positives and having the Internet present them to the world.
 
(from the dealership series "Shetterly's Three Laws of...")

By Keith Shetterly, keithshetterly@gmail.com
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