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TEXT2DRIVE Wins 2021 AWA Award for Fixed Operations

TEXT2DRIVE, an advanced two-way communication platform designed to help automotive dealers improve customer experience, increase profitability and raise CSI scores, announced today it has been recognized as the winner of the 2021 Automotive Website Awards for Fixed Operations. The AWAs were created in 2008 to recognize the best vendors in automotive digital marketing. Since then, […]

16 Text Marketing Templates Boosting New & Used Car Sales Right Now

When it comes to sales communications, standardizing them is critical for quality control and maximizing sales conversions. The results of studies by TAS Group and the Harvard Business Review have revealed that businesses that implement a sales process outperform businesses that do not. 70% of the companies that follow a structured sales process are high […]

3 Ways Service Departments Open Themselves To Auto Dealership Frauds

Chargebacks due to fraudulent transactions cost the auto industry over 6 billion dollars* per year. Dealership fraud was at an all-time high even before COVID struck:     A hacking attack occurs every 39 seconds.*    In 2018 credit card fraud reached $6.8 billion in the US.*     New account fraud is up 13%.* […]

4 Best Practices To Reduce Car Dealership Employee Turnover

Car dealerships have an employee retention problem. The employee turnover rate currently stands at 67%*, a number that has risen steadily for a decade. This trend presents a costly problem for dealerships, who lose millions of dollars when employees take their customers with them to the next dealership.

How To Maximize & Leverage Coronavirus Auto Manufacturer Incentives

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has made widely felt impacts on the automobile industry, vehicle manufacturers are scrambling to mitigate the damage. With car sales declining, automakers are offering a variety of incentives including deferred payments, rebates and discounts.

Modernize Your Dealership To Generate Revenue During The Coronavirus

These Practices Will Keep Your Business Strong During The Soft Economy Your dealership is not powerless in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Yes, the economy is soft, but you can still generate service revenue and make car sales. The trick is to modernize your dealership, to take it beyond 2020. The pandemic may […]

Recommended Repair Videos Build Trust & Revenue During The Coronavirus

People are extremely hesitant to part with their money during a time when many have been laid off and businesses are dealing with a soft market. However, they also need their cars and they need them to function. Therefore, your service department has a demand it can fulfill. The trick is getting customers to trust […]

How To Make Your Service Appointments Contact-Free

Reducing in-person contact, or even eliminating it entirely, is no longer a luxury. In the Coronavirus era where social distancing has become the new norm, giving your service customers the option of contact-free appointments has become mandatory.

How To Convert Your Sales Showroom Into Virtual Car Showroom

Social distancing is the new normal, but that does not mean your car sales need to suffer as a result. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed many aspects of the way people do business and auto dealerships are no exception. Customers want to know that you have put certain measures in place. For this reason, you […]

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