Five Ways to Figure Out What Social Media Platform is Right for Your Dealership

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When selecting a social media strategy, one of the first significant decisions to make is which platforms you will invest time in. Many make the mistake of thinking they should be on all social media platforms. Focusing on too many without a solid plan...

Social Media vs. Third-Party Marketing: Which Is Best for Your Dealership?

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Deciding where to put your dealership’s marketing budget and strategies can be challenging. The world of technology has brought about many options, but with each one there are pros and cons to seeing it through. Dealers have always had third-party sites like Cars.com or...

Is E-Commerce Driving the Auto Industry?

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Over the past decade or so, the automotive industry has been through some major changes. A large part of this change stems from the rise of the Internet and social media. In this Amazon Prime era, as an automotive dealership, you need to be...

Attracting Your Customers Through Instagram and Facebook Using Cars Social

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On average we spend an hour on social media platforms each day, even revisiting these sights up to eight different times. Jake Wittler, Sr. Product Marketing Manager for Cars.com joins CBT Automotive Network to tell us how they are bringing your dealership's inventory to where...

Laura Madison: Are you taking advantage of service to sales opportunities?

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While your focus is on the sales floor, waiting for customers to walk in, customers are rolling in all day in service. According to Laura Madison, Director of Sales and Training with Alan Ram's Proactive Training Solutions, dealerships aren't taking full advantage of the...

How Facebook Messenger gets around car buying barriers

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How do you create a barrier-free car buying experience for customers, especially when everything about the process can be done on a mobile device? Roman Dobrik, CTO and Co-Founder of uQuote, says in the age of technology, avoiding most barriers can be done by...

Building a Great Social Media Presence – Snapchat and Instagram

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Social media has become one of the main ways for businesses to promote their products and services. By following this ‘trend’ you can grow your brand, not only by the growth of customers but also brand awareness. However, to be able to grow your...

Facebook Lead Ads 101 for Your Dealership

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Facebook has expanded its advertising delivery system to include Lead Ads, information-gathering tools which allow users to respond to an ad with just a few clicks into a worksheet that the advertiser designs, but is pre-populated with the users’ information from Facebook, saving the...

Achieving Realistic Social Media Objectives for your Dealership

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With so many social media options and locations, it’s very important that your dealership drives an efficient and concise social strategy. There are many objectives and strategies that are available so clearly defining what, when, how, where, and who we will be targeting is...

Making the Most of Your Digital Spend – Interview with David Schoonover

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CBT's Jim Fitzpatrick sat down with David Schoonover, Head of Digital at Kia Motors of America, to discuss David's "digital checklist," monitoring your digital spend, and third-party lead providers.

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Marketing Efforts Designed to Meet the Needs of Female Car Buyers – Lisa Copeland

CBT Automotive welcomes back sales strategist and speaker, Lisa Copeland to the network as we discuss what your dealership could do to improve with...
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Marketing Efforts Designed to Meet the Needs of Female Car Buyers | Keeping Online...

Today on CBTNews.com - Tuesday, August 21st, 2018: Marketing Efforts Designed to Meet the Needs of Female Car Buyers - Lisa Copeland CBT Automotive welcomes back...
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Is There a Lack of Enthusiasm for Autonomous Vehicles?

From Isaac Asimov’s short story Sally to the famous Batmobile, autonomous vehicles have captured the imaginations of many since the invention of the car....
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Pros and Cons to a Managed Floor

On this week's Tom Stuker Show, Tom continues his managed floor series with "Pros and Cons to a Managed Floor."

Pros and Cons to a Managed Floor

On this week's Tom Stuker Show, Tom continues his managed floor series with "Pros and Cons to a Managed Floor."

Marketing to Changing Demographics

On this week's edition of the Weekly Tune-Up, Becky talks about marketing to everyone from baby-boomers to millennials and how you can appeal to...

What Are You Motivated By?

We all need motivation to keep us going and push us forward. On today's episode of Straight Talk, David Lewis asks, What keeps you...