Are franchise dealers sourcing used vehicles these days from a decreasing pool of the right cars? If so, where can dealers go to better source the right kind of vehicles for their dealerships? This video and podcast features auto industry veterans talking about tips and insights for wholesale sourcing dependability this Spring.
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BlogProAutomotive.com, which was started in 2006 by AutoConverse Editor Ryan Gerardi, has been sunset and moved to AutoConverse.com. This post and video explains why.
Carvana wants to buy your car and let you conduct 100% of the transaction online. They will give you a quote, come get your car, and hand you a check. But is this the best way to go? Here’s what to consider with Carvana’s offering.
Tweet March is Women’s History Month and there is no better time to talk about why creating a memorable dealership experience for women has never been more important. This article was contributed by a guest…
Margin Compression? What, if anything, is squeezing profitability in used cars from dealers? Here are 3 Ways to Increase Profitability in Used Cars for 2019. From OEM mandates, incentives, and razor-thing margins, to used vehicle acquisition, time-to-line, etc., this post sets the stage for what challenge lay ahead for auto retailers in 2019.
Your website is more than just a place where you present product information to shoppers. It’s also a minefield of data. Behavioral data. By understanding what behaviors drive car sales, you have the ability to know what brought them there, and ultimately where to get more of them.
In a recent twist, automotive veteran and visionary Dale Pollak and his company vAuto have unveiled a new way of thinking. For nearly a hundred years, the standard way of thinking has been that the longer you hold on to a vehicle, the less you will make on it.The myth, Pollak states, is that vehicles have diminished profit opportunity as they age according to calendar days. But Pollak says this is not true.
Explored the smartest ways to acquire new car shoppers through paid search (PPC) with this video and podcast featuring Julie Lawton and Matthew Kolodziej from Experian Automotive, that highlights the key takeaways from Experian’s 2018 Sales Attribution Study, and how to optimize your New Make Model Keyword Campaigns.
Special Guest Frank J Lopes and Ryan Gerardi evaluate and critique randomly selected dealership website homepages for clear calls to action, consistency, and user experience.
If you could get one message out to every customer thinking about doing business with you, what would that be? What would you want them to think about you?