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Retain Customers After Their Vehicle Lease Expires

It can be extremely difficult to retain customers who have leased a vehicle from your dealership. In many cases, once the lease ends, they return the car and you never see them again. They take their business to a different dealer. You lose out on a lease renewal or vehicle sale and all of the […]

3 Critical Reasons Why Your Dealership Needs To Text

There are compelling reasons why text messaging has become one of the main ways that people communicate. It is fast, convenient and can be done anytime and in just about any setting.  Text messaging does not discriminate; people who are hearing or speech impaired or deaf can read and respond to a text without any […]

Digital Customer Service Experience Impacts CSI Scores

When it comes to communicating with dealerships, these days customers want a hands-on digital customer service experience – but not necessarily in the sense you may think.

Surefire Tactics Dealerships Can Use To Improve Customer Retention

Dealerships are missing out on as much as $99 billion in annual service revenue due to lack of customer retention.  Only about 30% of consumers take their vehicles to dealerships for repairs, while about 50% of consumers get repairs done at independent repair outlets, tire stores and quick-lube shops. The remaining 20% use the services […]

Prevent OEM Repair Schedule Changes From Slowing Down Your Profits

In a perfect world, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and customers would never change the maintenance schedule on their vehicles. However, as you are well aware, this is not the case. And when the OEM alters their schedules for newer vehicles and technology, or customers change their appointment because they’re too busy, keeping up with it can quickly turn into […]

Differences Between Short Codes & Long Codes for Dealerships

A short code is a five or six digit number (37483). A long code is a 10-digit telephone number (855-299-1099). But the difference isn’t just the length. There are various legal and technical differences in the way each number is used. There are also reasons why you should use one over the other. It depends […]

How Texting Improves Customer Satisfaction & Why Auto MFRs Should Care

Improving Customer Satisfaction Through Text Messaging Can Better An Auto Manufacturer’s Brand Awareness & Sales While Auto Manufacturers (MFRs) rely on dealers to “rep” their products to consumers, they needn’t—and shouldn’t—take a back seat to managing the customer experience. The customer’s experience & satisfaction at the dealership directly affects the overall brand & sales of the […]