Category: Targeted Marketing

How Old-School Mail Marketing Survives the Internet Age

Direct mail marketing is like a Twinkie® – still delicious after all these years. They're both still here because people still love them. How does the humble snack cake compete with

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The 5 Ws of Successful Direct Mail Marketing

Direct mail has evolved. The days of sending a piece of direct mail that reads “Current Resident” should be far behind you, especially when reaching out to inactive customers. So

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Two Easy Steps to Better Email Marketing for Your Dealership

You probably thought that once you pressed “send” on your last dealership marketing email, your job was done. But email marketing is just the beginning of an ongoing conversation between

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It’s Only Junk Mail if You Use a Junk Strategy

We know more and more of the car-buying process happens online – up to 900+ digital interactions, according to Google. So you probably think I’m going to tell you to

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It’s 2017 and Email Marketing STILL Isn’t Dead

There’s no more natural time than the start of a new year to review your dealership’s past marketing strategies and plan what comes next. With all the digital channels now

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Disrupt the Cycle, Part 3: Making the Best Offer

Our last post on disrupting the Sales and Service cycle introduced the idea of presenting a pre-selected sales offer to customers in your Service drive to reduce defection. The secret

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Disrupt the Cycle, Part 2: Limited Service Defection

Last week we talked about using your marketing as a tool to overcoming brand defection, which is one of the biggest obstacles to creating lifelong dealership customers. But there's another thing putting a

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Disrupt the Cycle, Part 1: Reduced Brand Defection

Using real market information to target your dealership’s marketing messages lets you send the right message through the right channel to the right people. It’s a proven way to start

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5 Reasons Smart Dealers Need Smart Email Marketing

Let's just address the elephant in the room: Email marketing gets a bad rap. People set up throw-away email addresses so they don't have to give marketers their real ones.

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Selling in the Service Drive: A Dealer Success Story

The service drive is often overlooked as a lead generator for new car sales. See what one Internet Manager had to say about the difference XtreamService made in his dealership. Dear Naked

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