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Research Finds Automotive Industry on Top in Lead Follow-Up Across Nine Industries

Conversica’s research report shows how well automotive dealers engaged leads relative to other industries

Foster City, CA - (May 4, 2016 ) Conversica, the leading provider of artificial intelligence-based lead engagement software for marketing and sales, today released the Automotive Industry edition of its Sales Effectiveness Report: Lead Follow-Up. Conversica undertook an initiative to discover best practices for lead follow-up by companies across a diverse set of industries. As part of a larger study, automotive dealers made up approximately 10% of the companies researched. This report studies the various components of sales effectiveness as they pertain to dealers, and how initial lead engagement sets automotive dealers on a course for success or failure.

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Conversica Named a “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

Vendors Selected for the “Cool Vendor” Report Are Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing

Foster City, CA - (April 20, 2016) Conversica, the leading provider of artificial intelligence-based lead engagement software for marketing and sales, today announced it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the Cool Vendors in CRM Sales, 2016i report by Gartner, Inc.

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Conversica to Exhibit and Speak at AA-ISP Leadership Summit 2016

Company will present findings from the 2015 Sales Effectiveness Report, highlighting which factors are strong predictors of success or failure with inbound leads.

Foster City, CA - (April 19, 2016) Conversica, the leading provider of artificial intelligence-based lead engagement software for marketing and sales, will be exhibiting and speaking at the 8th Annual American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) Leadership Summit, being held from April 20-21 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago. Conversica’s Regional Vice President of Strategic Accounts, Erroin Martin, will discuss findings from the 2015 Sales Effectiveness Report in his presentation, The Current Effectiveness of Inside Sales, on Thursday, April 21, at 10:00 am.

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Conversica Wins 2016 Automotive Website Award (AWA) for Sales Process

Company Recognized for its Artificial Intelligence Communications Platform Proven to Increase a Dealership’s Car Sales and Overall Revenue

Foster City, CA - (April 4, 2016) Conversica, the leading provider of lead management software for marketing and sales, was awarded the Automotive Website Award (AWA) for Sales Process by PCG Consulting at the 2016 National Automotive Dealers Association (NADA) Convention and Exposition.

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Conversica Launches new AI-based Assistant for Automotive Service Departments

New automotive service assistant is designed to keep car buyers and service customers engaged throughout the ownership lifecycle

Foster City, CA - (March 31, 2016) Conversica, the leading provider of artificial intelligence-based lead engagement software for marketing and sales, today announced the launch of the Conversica® automotive service assistant, an AI-based solution for automotive dealerships and their service departments that engages new car buyers and present and past service customers in natural, two-way email conversations to get them into the service drive. This automated yet human engagement with service customers frees up service advisors to focus on the day’s service appointments, ensures excellent communication and a great experience for service customers and builds a long-lasting relationship between dealer and customer.

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Conversica’s Artificial Intelligence to Appear at NADA 2016 in Las Vegas

Attendees at largest automotive retail trade show to see how artificial intelligence is used to connect and engage leads to drive more dealership visits

Foster City, CA - (March 29, 2016) Conversica, the leading provider of lead engagement software for marketing and sales, announced today that their AI (artificial intelligence) persona will be making a “personal appearance” at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention and Expo in Las Vegas, March 31-April 3. Conversica will be exhibiting and providing free tips for converting more automotive leads into automotive sales.
The company will showcase how dealers such as Mercedes-Benz of Plano increased their lead engagement above 50% and their close ratio above 24%, thanks to their AI sales assistant who engages potential car buyers in human email conversations to uncover their intent and connect them with a salesperson.

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Conversica’s AI-Powered Sales Assistant Will Be Engaging Leads at LeadsCon Las Vegas

Company to demonstrate how artificial intelligence is used to connect and engage leads, freeing up salespeople to close more business

Foster City, CA - (March 14, 2016) Conversica, the leading provider of sales conversion management software for marketing, inside sales and sales, announced today that their AI (artificial intelligence) persona will be making a “personal appearance” at LeadsCon in Las Vegas, March 16 and 17. Conversica will be exhibiting and providing free tips for boosting profits with organizations’ lead conversion efforts. The company will showcase how customers such as the Los Angeles Film School have increased their lead engagement by 33% or more, thanks to their AI sales assistant that engages potential customers in two-way email conversations to uncover their intent and connect them with salesperson.

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Conversica to Exhibit and Speak at CBT Automotive Conference & Exposition

Company to join automotive digital marketing guru Brian Pasch as he presents latest research findings

Foster City, CA - (February 5, 2016) Conversica, the leading provider of artificial intelligence-based lead engagement software for marketing and sales, will be exhibiting and speaking at the CBT Automotive Conference & Exposition February 9-11, in Atlanta, Georgia. On Tuesday afternoon, renowned automotive digital marketing expert Brian Pasch will be joined by Conversica’s Don Crawford to spell out many of the challenges preventing dealers from maximizing the value of their sales leads — and the best ways to address those challenges — in their presentation “The Latest Research about Increasing Customer Engagement and Boosting Lead Closing Ratios” on February 9 at 4:00 pm.

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Survey Finds Extremely Poor Sales Lead Follow Up Across Nine Industries

More than a third of companies completely ignored inquiries from a secret shopper

Foster City, CA - (January 20, 2016) Conversica, the leading provider of artificial intelligence-based lead engagement software for marketing and sales, today released the 2015 edition of its Sales Effectiveness Report: Lead Follow-Up. The survey of companies across nine industries was designed to determine how well these organizations respond to sales leads. More than one-third of those contacted did not respond at all, even when a lead contacted them with a direct, specific inquiry.

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PCG Research Finds 200% Increase in Email Open Rates for Auto Dealers Using Conversica Lead Engagement Software

Leading automotive researcher exposes email deliverability to be major factor hindering the sales process.

Foster City, CA - (January 14, 2016) In a recently released report, PCG Research, the leading provider of marketing research and analysis to automotive dealers, concluded that Conversica is the ideal complement to the automotive sales process for increased customer engagement and sales conversions.

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