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The integrated graphic on Local Mobile Search below is making an even stronger point: Search was used strongly performed on the desktop just a year ago - this model is changing. 80% of searchers research online are being today performed in a radius between 10 - 20 miles of the businesses they possibly will consider as a vendor.

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Source: orangesoda.com

 

Jim Bell
Interesting info VJ and thanks for sharing. I know that I have seen our mobile traffic shoot up through the roof in the last 12-18 months and are seeing more leads submitted within the mobile site. One thing that I do have to track is closing rate with mobile vs. traditional from the desktop.
VJ VJ
Thank you Jim. As we all know as car dealer pros - everyone of us had at least once a a customers sitting in front of us and lecturing about the trade-in price he should receive according to his "mobile search on KBB" :)

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