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For the Parts Managers in the Room – Let’s Talk Idle and Obsolete Inventory

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Rows upon rows of parts line your department, some are pristine and clean while others gather dust. Every month, quarter, semi-annually, or annually, y…

social media ads.....what works?

social media ads.....what works?

 Lets talk a little about social media. The dealership that I have worked at has always focused on Facebook in this area. We would do a dail…

3 Proven Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

3 Proven Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

One of the most important things that small businesses need is a marketing strategy that is affordable and produces a high return on investment. There are …

Be More Than A Salesperson

Be More Than A Salesperson

Ease the anxiety and create an experience that is stress-free, encouraging and hopefully ends with sending them home in a new set of wheels. Leverage the …

Car Sales Advice For New Salespeople

Car Sales Advice For New Salespeople

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Snowed In? It's the Perfect Automotive Marketing Opportunity!

This week’s snowstorm is affecting dealerships across the country as they plan to deal with the weather: getting ready to dig out the lot and preparing for fewer customers to come in. But bad weather can be the perfect opportunity to send out a special offer. Your auto dealership’s marketing campaign needs to connect to what people are experiencing to see more results than just generic advertising.

 

First, you can set up an automotive email marketing campaign promoting service. When a snowstorm is coming, a “weather advisory” email can push a special for snow tires. People will be more likely to think about getting snow tires for their cars when bad weather is on its way. We have seen these emails get a much higher open and click rate than generic sales offer emails.

 

Next, your dealership's social media also needs to push this special. Offer a coupon that people can print or show on their smartphones at the dealership.

 

Take advantage of whatever’s going on around you to push an offer--bad weather is an ideal chance for dealers to call people to action for service specials.

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