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Ben Chodor explores revolutionary strategies for dealership excellence via advanced call management

In the fast-paced world of automotive retail, where every missed call can mean a lost sale, mastering call management isn’t just a necessity—it’s a competitive advantage. On today’s episode of Driving Solutions, we sit down with Ben Chodor, CEO of CallRevu, to uncover how his company is revolutionizing dealership operations through cutting-edge call tracking and AI technologies. 

Key Takeaways 

1. Chodor emphasizes managing incoming and outgoing calls to maximize dealership sales and customer satisfaction. Effective call handling directly impacts sales conversions and customer retention rates. Addressing the high percentage of unanswered calls can significantly enhance operational efficiency and customer experience.

2. He discussed the significant percentage of unanswered calls, missed sales, and customer engagement opportunities. This theme explores the impact of missed calls, including lost sales opportunities and potential damage to the dealership’s reputation. It emphasizes the importance of promptly addressing incoming calls to take advantage of every possible lead.

3. According to Chodor, advanced AI and call-tracking technologies provide real-time insights and alerts, enhancing dealership operations and customer interactions. AI-powered call tracking records and transcribes conversations, analyzing them for keywords and sentiment. This capability enables proactive management and quick responsiveness to customer needs, ultimately improving overall service quality and sales outcomes.

4. The strategic acquisition of Total CX aims to expand service offerings and integrate comprehensive phone system solutions with advanced call-tracking capabilities. This acquisition enhances Call Review’s ability to offer end-to-end solutions, integrating phone system functionalities with robust call-tracking features. It positions Call Review as a leader in the automotive call-tracking industry, capable of providing tailored solutions to dealerships of all sizes.

5. Regardless, Chodor provides valuable insights into using call data for training, enhancing employee performance, and optimizing customer interactions. The book explores how analyzing call data can help identify training gaps and areas for improvement among dealership staff. Through the use of AI-driven analytics and real-time feedback mechanisms, dealerships can improve employee skills and customer engagement strategies, ultimately leading to increased sales and customer satisfaction.

"Effective call handling isn't just about answering phones—it's about maximizing every interaction to boost sales and customer loyalty." – Ben Chodor

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Jaelyn Campbell
Jaelyn Campbell
Jaelyn Campbell is a staff writer/reporter for CBT News. She is a recent honors cum laude graduate with a BFA in Mass Media from Valdosta State University. Jaelyn is an enthusiastic creator with more than four years of experience in corporate communications, editing, broadcasting, and writing. Her articles in The Spectator, her hometown newspaper, changed how people perceive virtual reality. She connects her readers to the facts while providing them a voice to understand the challenges of being an entrepreneur in the digital world.

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