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VIDEO: How to Reduce Lost Sales and Defection Rates

When the market is down, sales are declining, and lead volume is lower than normal.  How can your dealership respond, not just to maintain a flat line, but to turn around the trend and outsell the national average? What information is available, and what tools exist, to tackle this not-so-uncommon scenario? When Morrie’s Brooklyn Park …
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Confused by Attribution and Analytics? Don’t Sweat It!

You Don’t Need a PhD in Google Analytics, Attribution Models or Calculus to Hold Your Vendors Accountable There’s been so much talk about and money being spent on marketing attribution and analytics that many dealers are feeling bombarded by topics that seem very foreign when compared to the age-old DISC Test – that is “Does …
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VIDEO: 5-Step Roadmap to Selling OEM Parts Online at Your Dealership

From boosting sales to evading obsolescence, selling OEM parts and accessories online can add a lot of value to your new car dealership. Greater value means more customers and better recognition, and INCREASED PROFITABILITY. Problem is, most dealerships don’t know where to begin. In this 7-minute video, we break down step-by-step how your team can launch …
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VIDEO: How to Use Dynamic Inventory Ads on Facebook and Google

Dynamically updated ads based on current dealer inventory are one of the hottest ad formats in automotive advertising right now. Not surprising, considering the dramatically improved targeting, relevancy, and performance these ads provide. The benefits of dynamic inventory ads on Facebook and Google include: Reach customers with laser-focused messaging based on their online car shopping …
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10 Key Takeaways from the ‘Data Doesn’t Lie’ Panel Discussion (DSES 2017)

In October 2017 I had the honor of co-moderating a panel discussion at the DrivingSales Executive Summit. Together with fellow attribution front runner, Steve White, Founder & CEO of Clarivoy, and our dealer experts, Shaun Kniffin, Marketing & Technology Director of Germain Automotive Group and Ben Robertaccio, Marketing Director of the quickly-rising Morrie’s Automotive Group, …
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VIDEO: Online Vehicle Checkout – Not Just For Millennials

Millennials, the term used for the generation born between 1982 and 1997, differ substantially from previous generations when it comes to how they shop. This is equally as true for household items and consumer electronics as it is for cars. Dealers, however, because of the unique complexity to shopping and buying cars, are faced with …
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Case Study: Tell Lost Sales to “Get Lost” with Traffic Conversion Analysis (TCA)

When the market is down, sales are declining, and lead volume is lower than normal, how can your dealership respond, not just to maintain a flat line, but to turn around the trend and outsell the national average? What information is available, and what tools exist, to tackle this not-so-uncommon scenario? When Morrie’s Brooklyn Park …
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Concierge Economy and Your Dealership

What do grocery stores, weather apps, and streaming content providers have in common? ANSWER: They all use concierge services to personalize the user experience, and drive revenue. Concierge services include anything that puts items or services in front of customers before they even realize they need it. It’s the approach behind grocery stores that present …
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I’m Tired of Hearing That Car Dealers are ‘So Behind the Rest of the World!’

I’m Tired of Hearing That Car Dealers are ‘So Behind the Rest of the World!’ It seems everywhere you turn in automotive you hear how behind dealers are compared to every other industry when it comes to technology, marketing and the customer experience. Frankly, I’m growing tired of this constant drumbeat; and not just because …
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Corruptive Technology

Chances are if you were finishing your business education in the late nineties, The Innovators Dilemma, by Clayton Christensen, was mandatory reading. To this day it’s still considered one of the best business books in modern times. It was in this book that Christensen coins the term disruptive technology (later changed to disruptive innovation), to describe …