With a lack of production, new inventory may be low for the foreseeable future. As a dealership, it’s critical to change your marketing and sales tactics to focus on used inventory. The challenge then arises on how to find this used inventory. Traditionally, we would take used vehicle trade-ins, but with lower new vehicle sales, the trade-ins are dwindling as well. Here are a few other ways that you can buy more used vehicles for your dealership.
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Whether you are in a seasonal lull or restrictions in your area have caused a decrease in traffic, there are still marketing and sales tactics that you can do to set your business up for success and separate you from the competition.
Facebook Marketplace is all the buzz! Dealerships have been asking how they can take advantage of this new platform in their powersports marketing strategy. With the emphasis Facebook has made on improving their search filters for local shoppers, dealers adopting this solution are seeing favorable results.
The evolution and growth of automotive social media has truly been amazing! We've all seen strategies come and go. Some worked and some...not so much. Nobody knows what changes will happen in social media in a week, a month, or even a year, but learning from the wins and challenges of days past, we are able to narrow down the strategies to those that have proven to be effective.
Whether it be in the form of a review or a product overview, consumers rely heavily on video when making purchasing decisions. If your powersports dealership marketing strategy includes video, which it should, you will want to make sure your YouTube channel has been optimized.
Facebook originally built buy and sell Facebook groups to help people connect and hock what they had to sell. Now, Facebook built a stand alone marketplace for those 450 million people who visit those groups every month. Facebook calls it a “convenient destination to discover, buy and sell items with people in your community".
Social media plays an integral role in any modern company’s digital marketing plan, with Facebook still reigning supreme as an essential platform. Facebook dominates the social landscape as the most widely used platform in America: 68% of U.S. adults today are users. Despite the rise of Snapchat and Instagram among the younger generation, Facebook continues to be a mainstay across a wide range of demographics and age groups.