From nationally-known shows like Joe Rogan and Ben Shapiro to niche programs catering to a specific audience, podcasts are officially a thing. As of fall 2019, 51% (144 million) of the US population had listened to a podcast, and 21% listened weekly. While podcasting has largely been a national play, it's now reached the point where an increasing number of opportunities are … [Read more...] about Podcasting Provides New Opportunities for Local Auto Dealers
You may have heard of the motivational sales phrase, "always be closing." But, when it comes to handling internet sales leads, dealerships really need to be thinking "always be experimenting": Define a process, test it, improve it. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Joseph Davis about this topic. Joseph is the E-commerce Director for the Ewing Automotive Group in … [Read more...] about “Adapt or Die” Why Dealerships Need to Experiment with their Internet Sales Lead Processes
Come Together, Right Now In a once in a lifetime experience, where we're all looking for guidance, answers, and direction, now is the time to come together as an industry. I've been thinking—what can we leverage, how can we help, and what best practices can our platform provide? And not just gut feelings, or encouraging words—although those don't hurt–but real, … [Read more...] about In a Time of Crisis Turn to Each Other
Reaching customers online can drive sales before they visit dealerships With the power of the internet at their fingertips, consumers of all ages increasingly research what they want to buy before making their purchases. In the U.S. alone, it is projected that by 2021 230.5 million people will be shopping online, up from 209.6 million in 2016. It’s a sign that they are … [Read more...] about The Impact of Digital Marketing and Online Car Sales
When it comes to the secret for business success, the tried and true answer is location, location, location. When it comes to the secret for advertising success, the answer should be target, target, target. Especially when running Facebook Ads, where I would say that the ability to target your message to very specific audiences is one of the platform’s greatest strengths. When … [Read more...] about For Better Facebook Ads Results: Target, Target, Target!