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New to automotive marketing analytics? These 3 options can help you get started

In the past, traditional marketing was based a lot on trial and error. Dealerships would try different tactics and then wait to see what resulted in the most sales. However, with the advent of big data and analytics, marketers now can track and measure the results of their campaigns with unprecedented accuracy.

You can see which strategies are working and which ones need to be tweaked by using analytics. In addition, you can also track customer behavior and identify trends. As a result, analytics has become an essential tool for automotive marketing.

Using data to guide your decisions can ensure that campaigns are more effective and efficient. Conversely, those who fail to use analytics will quickly fall behind in today’s competitive market.

You need to ensure that you’re using analytics in your dealership marketing plans. By doing so, you can better understand your customers and what they want.

How do I leverage data and analytics to help my automotive marketing efforts?

There are several ways to get data and analytics to help your automotive marketing. You can purchase software that will give you detailed reports on your marketing campaigns and their effectiveness. Additionally, many online tools offer free or paid versions that provide data and analytics to help you improve your marketing strategy.

1. Software

Popular software options that can give you data and analytics to help your automotive marketing include Google Analytics 4, Adobe Analytics, and Kissmetrics. These platforms will provide detailed information on website traffic, conversion rates, email open rates, and social media engagement. This data can be extremely valuable in helping you to fine-tune your marketing strategy and ensure that you are reaching your target audience as effectively as possible.

2. Online Tools

In addition to software, several online tools can provide data and analytics to help your marketing. Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter offer Insights tools that give you information on the best times to post, what type of content is most popular with your audience, and who your most engaged followers are. Google Ads has a Keyword Planner tool to help you research the best keywords to target for your campaigns. And many other online tools can provide valuable data and insights to help you improve your automotive marketing efforts.

3. Consultant

Finally, another option for getting data and analytics to help your marketing is to hire a consultant or contractor who specializes in this area. This can be a great option if you don’t have the time or resources to invest in software or online tools or want someone else to do the heavy lifting when analyzing data and identifying trends. A good data analyst can help you understand your target audience, track your automotive marketing performance, and make recommendations for improving your results.

Whichever route you choose, get data and analytics to help your marketing improve your ROI and reach your target.

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Steve Mitchell
Steve Mitchell
Steve Mitchell is a contributing writer and reporter for CBT News. He earned bachelor's degrees in Marketing and Television from the University of Texas in Austin and a Masters of Theology study from Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas. His passion for automobiles lead him to become a creative director for automotive marketing ad agency. Most recently, he was the manager of interactive marketing for Mitsubishi Motors, NA.

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