Conference & Expo: October 8-10, 2024


EasyCare CoVideo: The Cutting-edge Tool for Dealership Internet Sales and Customer Retention

After two women test drove a Mercedes Benz ML at Atlanta Classic Cars recently, the sales team decided to take advantage of the EasyCare CoVideo program and get creative.   Instead of the standard email follow-up response to thank them for comin
Apr 11, 2012

Dealers United Levels the Playing Field for Private Dealerships

The battle lines have been drawn. Big Box retailers, such as Walmart and Home Depot, against the much smaller, but locally-owned family businesses: the neighborhood Mom-n-Pop stores where everyone knows your name. As the proverb tells us, big fish ea
Jan 13, 2012

ActivEngage Delivers Live Chat Success through Powerful Tools with Business Intelligence

Over the past few years, live chat availability on retail websites has become a consumer expectation, and for many shoppers chat is now the preferred communication channel. Instant gratification online is a modern business requirement. Consumers aban
Oct 12, 2011

Vendor Profile: Contact At Once! Provides Instant Engagement…Everywhere Car Shoppers Browse

Not Just Dealer Chat Contact At Once! Provides Instant Engagement … Everywhere Car Shoppers Browse When visitors to Kuni BMW’s website began clicking on the dealership’s chat invites in 2010, many shoppers were surprised at what they found. The
Aug 1, 2011

Black Book Online — Creating Leads that Sell Cars

Black Book® Online (www.blackbookonline.com), based in Boca Raton, FL, pioneered the online vehicle trade-in valuation industry, creating the most effective sales leads in North America. With the launch of Activator Complete™ in April 2011, Black
Jun 1, 2011

AutoTrader.com Acquires VinSolutions, and an Award Winning Dealership Marketing System

We were about to go to print on an article about VinSolutions when we heard the news that AutoTrader.com was buying the company. After acquiring Kelley Blue Book, HomeNet and vAuto, AutoTrader.com announced they were acquiring VinSolutions last week.
Jun 1, 2011

PSCars.com Offers ‘Practical System’ to Change Online Vehicle Buying

An old saying goes, “Necessity is the mother of all invention.” It’s an apt description for the development of PSCars.com, a new online vehicle shopping platform that seeks to transform online vehicle shopping and purchasing experiences for the
May 1, 2011

The All-NEW Autobase

Automotive giants – Germain Motor Company, Antonino Auto Group, and Fletcher Jones Motorcars – boost business with the use of the industry’s most experienced and highest-rated automotive CRM Great dealers. Great partners. Henry Ford once said
Apr 1, 2011

Dealer Specialties: Your Non-stop 24-hour Live and Online Salesperson

Founded in Middletown, OH in 1989, Dealer Specialties had a simple start. Brothers Mike and Jack Nenni began their mission to help used-car dealers more effectively merchandise their vehicles. Today, more than 20 years later, the Nenni brothers trans
Jan 1, 2011