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How do you deal with your own database as a dealer?
Your database is the gold mine in your dealer company How can you, as a dealer, use your database to sell more cars? One of the things you could do is send a DM or eDM to a certain part of your file to call the recipients right after. It sounds simple, but how do […]
Every dealer should have an innovation budget!
Do you have an innovation budget? In 2017, marketing developments in the online automotive will be faster than in the previous years. We learn faster, better and can make increasingly beautiful things that do what they have to do: sell more cars! But do you use all the new possibilities? This is the question I […]
What does a pair of sunglasses have to do with the automotive industry?
Do you really need a car portal or platform? And how do you calculate the value? Last week, I gave a presentation at Leaseplan with my friend Brian Pasch about online marketing in the automotive industry and how to deal with leads. Interesting subjects, of course, but it is even more interesting to be on […]
What value does a portal have for an average car company?
Are portals worth their money? Many car companies struggle with the question whether their investment in car portals is worthwhile. Determining the value of an investment is often difficult if you cannot or do not want to measure the whole funnel. Usually, reactions are made based on assumptions rather than on facts. Car companies often […]
Do you listen to the phone calls from your salesmen?
Call Track Manager: The new service from #DCDW Did you know that the telephone lead is the best convertible lead you can receive in your car company? 70% of people who call for information buy a car within two weeks (source: Nieuweautokopen.nl 2014). Did you know that at Marktplaats, where we work with call track […]
The biggest mistake in following up online leads: prequalification!
Who determines whether a lead is good or not? Prequalification is a human characteristic and therefore also a characteristic that you see with many sales people when it comes to lead follow-up. A lead with little information, a weird e-mail address, or a phone number with 123456789 is not always treated with the same energy […]
7 reasons to realize a CCC / BDC in your dealer company
What are good reasons to start a BDC in your dealership? The ‘buzz’ word of the last years in the automotive industry is undoubtedly a BDC or KCC. Or a new department with activities that mainly have to do with the telephone. Often starting with the follow-up of service-related matters, but also increasingly based on […]
Facebook Advertising and car dealers
Why Facebook is currently ‘gold’ for dealers! At the moment there are just a few car dealers that use Facebook to advertise. This is unfortunate because Facebook is currently the cheapest channel with the best results, in combination with the best data available. However, many car dealers do not have a good marketing partner who […]
The 5 characteristics of the car salesman 2.0!
What the Car Sales Buyer 2.0 must meet! Many car companies and dealers find it difficult to turn their car salesman into a car salesman 2.0. The theory is still manageable, but the implementation in practice is much more difficult. Often employees in the company are stuck in their regular work and to organize this […]
How do you view your statistics as a dealer?
There is not enough knowledge about the Return on Investment on your marketing spend in the automotive industry! When I am with dealers to show them the ‘Power of Marktplaats’, that is often the first time that these significant statistics are seen. The same applies to the other portals and their numbers. For many car […]