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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?

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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…

TRUECar is taking some heat. Is this ad sexist?

Larry Schlagheck
No, not sexist. TrueCar obviously completed market research and determined that its product lets people feel empowered and more comfortable with the car buying process. This particular spot focused on females, but that does not make it sexist. I wouldn't be surprised if it comes out with a follow-up commercial targeting a different segment of our population. Maybe college grads who have never bought a car before. Maybe empty nesters (male or female) that may have similar apprehensions. As a society we're too damn thin skinned. Marketers address different target audiences every day and they have to do so in the audience's language. TrueCar did just that.

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