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5 Ways to Upsell Without Sounding Like a Pushy Car Sales Rep

5 Ways to Upsell Without Sounding Like a Pushy Car Sales Rep

One of the keys to making a profit is the upsell. If you want to claim a heftier commission, upselling is a necessity. However, upselling is an art that sa…

Most Valuable Insight Finalist - Jim Roach

Most Valuable Insight Finalist - Jim Roach

Using Artificial Intelligence to Prioritize Customer Engagement If only one salesman came to work today, what is the first opportunity he should act upo…

Stop Looking at CRM Lead Duplication Negatively

Stop Looking at CRM Lead Duplication Negatively

During some recent conversations, I’ve discovered that dealerships continue to mistakenly perceive CRM lead duplication badly. I strongly believe we …

Don’t Just Sell, but also Retain CPO Buyers

Don’t Just Sell, but also Retain CPO Buyers

By Ryan Williams, president, Fidelis PPM Customer loyalty does not necessarily translate into repeat business for your auto dealership. What drives meas…

2017 Presidents Club Insights - Patrick McMullen

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Engage Mobile Users with Your Dealership's TV Ads

Automotive Marketing to Mobile UsersWhile watching your dealership's TV ads, people with smartphones are probably using their phones and more than likely are online. In fact, according to a recent article by Engadget, a study by Nielsen and Yahoo! found that 86% of mobile internet users are browsing on their phones while watching TV, whether using mobile apps, browsing the internet, accessing social networks like Facebook or Twitter, or texting.

So what does this mean for car dealers' TV commercial production? Advertisements need to call these mobile users to action to stand out from the background noise, which people often tune out during ads. Combine TV promotion with social media to drive people to like an auto dealership's Facebook page. Ask people to tweet with hashtags like in Audi's recent Superbowl commercial. Have them text to opt into a special auto service mobile marketing list. Keep brainstorming, and the possibilities are endless.

The point is, an auto dealer's TV production needs to integrate with digital marketing efforts, like mobile marketing and social media campaigns, to be successful. 

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