Let’s finally talk about it. The automotive industry as it stands today will never be tech-first-- and dealerships will not operate as technology companies (refer to Mckinsey recommendation here)-- if we don’t fix some of the biggest problems with its digital ecosystem. It’s complicated. It’s complicated mostly because there are layers of complexities that do … [Read more...] about Streamlined Metrics, Open APIs, in-house Marketing, Oh My!
Your dealership isn't competing with the dealer next door, it's competing with Netflix. The fight for digital real estate is real. In-market car shoppers are also in-market baby clothes shoppers, or Netflix-obsessed parents, or perhaps college seniors looking for their first apartment. With every Google search comes a story -- a digital footprint-- that tells the internet who … [Read more...] about Your Dealership’s New Unforeseen Competitor. How Will You Keep Up?
If anyone missed high school cliques, you could thank Clubhouse for bringing that feeling back. Yes, the newest social media app is consuming our industry with exclusive invites to the platform where you can connect with others in audio-only chat “rooms” (what the app refers to for different discussion topics). Clubhouse is essentially an unfiltered, live podcast that’s … [Read more...] about Dealers: Are You in the Clubhouse?
There will come a time, sooner than we think at this point, where we’ll be living in a post-COVID era. We’ll be back at our favorite crowded bars, our kids will be in school — real school— and we’ll be on the road: business trips, family vacations, and holidays. But while we may be able to share the air with others again, the remnants of COVID will still linger. Predictions … [Read more...] about Mask-less Socialising: What This Means For Your Dealership
The InsideAuto Podcast hosts top GMs, Thought Leaders, Entrepreneurs, and Marketers in and out of the automotive industry. Launched in the middle of the pandemic, it covers everything from productive quarantine hobbies to effective marketing as we encounter the dynamic market. Below is a roundup of the best tips and tricks from top automotive professionals that … [Read more...] about 5 Lessons From the InsideAuto Podcast as We Enter 2021