“The more you spend in haste, the less effect can be traced, the less facts that are faced, oh, the dollars we waste!” If you aren’t familiar, that’s Dr. Seuss.
The Good Doctor was right, auto dealers spend considerably on marketing and advertising in an effort to grow our business, yet we fail to plan and are often unaware of what we’re actually getting for our money. This is a 90 Day Challenge to get you to focus on the RIGHT metrics: Effective Lead Cost Effective Lead Engagement Rate to get you to wisely spend your marketing and advertising dollars!
Did you know that one in three companies actually fail to follow up on their inbound leads? Or that two out of three companies give up after two or fewer tries, even when research indicates that the optimum number of contacts should be five to eight? These results, and others from our recent survey onRead moreRead more
Next week will be the equivalent of the Oscars for those of you in the Auto Industry — the annual NADA Conference in New Orleans! They’re celebrating their 100th year this year, and have a schedule packed with workshops and an expo hall full of well-suited vendors to satisfy all of your auto needs. UnlikeRead moreRead more
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Would you believe that one-third of companies completely ignore their inbound leads? Or that two-thirds simply give up after two or fewer attempts to reach them? It’s true! The 2016 edition Sales Effectiveness Report on Lead Follow-Up reveals how effectively (or not) companies are at managing their inbound leads. This innovative report saw over 500 companies across nine industries secret-shopped, and the results were both encouraging and alarming. How’d they fare? How do you compare? Join VP of Sales Erroin Martin and CMO Carl Landers, as they present the findings and explain what practices are strong predictors of success or failure with inbound leads.Read more
Sales leads are the lifeblood of any business – after all it’s tough to sell your product or service without having people to sell it to. So it’s important that businesses are working as effectively as possible to leverage their sales leads. But are they?
That’s the question we set out to answer in our 2016 Sales Effectiveness Report on Lead Follow-up. This year, we tested 538 companies across nine industries to see what happens when research meets the real world. The results were both fascinating and alarming, and led to what we’re calling the 1, 2, 3s of Missed Opportunity…Read more
Over the past decade, B2B marketing has undergone a massive transformation. According to Forrester Research, the entire B2B sector represents more than $1 trillion in digital commerce every year, more than double the size of the B2C economy. But what’s next? Read on as guest blogger Aman Naimat of Demandbase explores whether artificial intelligence is the rocket fuel to take us through the next decade of marketing technology.Read more
Hey digital dealers — did you miss last week’s webinar: “Oh the Dollars We Waste!”?
Don’t worry, we have you covered!
The following two steps will help you evaluate how you’re spending your digital lead dollars, and determine which lead providers to use and which you should lose!Read more
What’s the secret ingredient to public speaking? We’ll turn to Chris Anderson, the creator of TED Talks, as he breaks down what it takes to really connect, and inspire your audience.Read more
Most organizations spend substantial resources obtaining sales leads. That amounts to a lot of dollars and a lot of time spent on something that is critical to the organization’s success. And yet… how much of that spend is actually guided by best practices? Perhaps more to the point, do most organizations even know what those best practices are? Does yours? Now’s your chance to find out.Read more