Digital Dealer 27 Takeaways: Going Beyond Personalization

By Kevin LeSage, Director of Digital Marketing, Autotrader The biggest lesson I’ve learned in digital marketing, over the years of helping dealerships with measuring the quality of their traffic, is that you must have a focused digital marketing st
Sep 18, 2019

Reaching for High-Star Ratings

By Mike Lee, Internet Director, Melloy Nissan Two recent conversations prompted my exploration into online reputation and the discovery of solutions to improve our dealership’s star rating. The first was during a meeting with our factory’s owner
Aug 15, 2019

Interview with Dawn Walston of Titus-Will Toyota

Opening its first Ford store in 1938, the Titus-Will Automotive Group, a family-owned and operated group of companies, today consists of 2 Ford, 3 Chevrolet, 1 Toyota, 1 GMC/Buick/Cadillac and 1 Hyundai dealerships with over 500 employees in the Puge
Aug 15, 2019

You Keep Talking, But Are Your Customers Listening?

By Anthony Gjonaj, Regional Manager, automotiveMastermind Engage customers with the right message before they even know they’re in the market Today’s car shoppers are driven by digital and mobile technology, giving them more choice, more power, a
Aug 15, 2019

Harness the Power of Social Ads with Robust Data

By Dane Saville, Brand & PR Manager, Reunion Marketing Social media delivers content to buyers with unprecedented specificity. Nobody can overstate its power to connect with the right people in the right places. It’s why every major organizatio
Aug 14, 2019

Drafting a Winning Team

By Jon Purdy, National Director of Learning & Development, CDK Global It’s both a blessing and a curse. The economy is booming, your business is growing, and you need good people to help you continue to grow. That’s a blessing. Right now, we
Aug 8, 2019

Alternative Revenue Streams – Car Washes as Profit Centers

By Trevor Gile, Managing Partner, Motorcars Honda; and Partner, RFCarwash Consulting & National Carwash Solutions Traditionally, car washes have always been viewed as an expense by dealerships. Taking into account the poor cleaning performance, c
Aug 7, 2019

What My Mattress in a Box Taught Me About the Future of the Automotive Industry

By Eric Giroux, Director of Product, DealerSocket I did it. I pulled the trigger. I bought a foam mattress that arrived at my front door, compressed in a box, from a company I had never heard of. I didn’t know anyone who owned one. I had never touc
Aug 6, 2019