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A lot of growth happened this year at Dealers United: We added 22 new team members from all over the country to #TeamDU, created 56 new company-wide Slack channels, and implemented many, MANY new product features. Check out our major accomplishments in this 2018 recap!
When was the last time you checked your Facebook Inbox? You might have direct messages from hot leads, right now – especially if you list your inventory on Facebook Marketplace with us! Here’s an article that explains where these messages go and a few important best practices, including whether or not to use a chatbot, and who should be managing these leads.
Can dealers list on Facebook Marketplace for FREE? Find out why you should be on Marketplace, how it compares with other classified listings sites, and how to post unlimited vehicles on Marketplace for $0/month.
SARASOTA, Fla., September 14, 2018 (Newswire.com) — On Thursday, September 13th, 2018, Dealers United was awarded the Fourth Annual Ringling College Innovation by Creative Design Award, a collaboration of the Economic Development Corp. (EDC) of Sarasota County and the Ringling College of Art and Design.
Have you heard of Facebook Marketplace, a new feature inside of Facebook that’s helping users buy and sell products online? If not, there’s one Marketplace section in particular that’s worth taking a closer look: the autos section. With a larger audience than Craigslist and Autotrader, Marketplace is quickly becoming the hotspot for listing pre-owned vehicles. Here’s what you need to know:
Sarasota, Fla., July 25, 2018 (Newswire) – On July 20, 2018, leading digital automotive company Dealers United announced a final agreement to acquire Seattle-based media and video production company What’s Next Media for an undisclosed amount. Continue reading…
SARASOTA, Fla., April 18, 2018 (Newswire.com) — Facebook Business just released a new automotive success story featuring Hub City Ford, signifying the 3rd customer of Dealers United, a digital solutions provider for auto dealers, to be published by the site. Keep reading…
Dealers, are you unsure your 3rd party leads are working, but you’re suffering from FOMOS, (Fear Of Missing Out On Sales)? You’re not alone. Thankfully, Facebook’s newest ad format is the secret to generating more 1st party leads and sales for your dealership—and it’s so new, your competition doesn’t have their hands on it (yet!).
What’s the biggest difference between 3rd party sites (like Autotrader) and other advertising platforms for auto dealers (like Facebook)? The data. In this article, I’m going to dive inside one of the automotive industry’s biggest discussions: 3rd party leads versus pretty much anything else.
As an Auto Elite Data Marketer, Dealers United can now help your dealership access hidden In-Market data, powerful shopper insights, and more. Read on!
Mark Zuckerberg just made an announcement about the Facebook News Feed, and your dealership’s Facebook strategy WILL BE affected. Dive into this article to answer the questions that every business should be asking right now, like “Will my posts still show?” “Is my Business Page dead?” “What about my Facebook ads?” And—most importantly—”How the heck can I beat this?”
Before 2018 takes off in full-swing, I’m sure your team is asking some important questions, like: “What actually WORKED last year?” We get it. Here’s your dealership’s massive guide to best practices, solutions, and strategies that sold cars in 2017:
2017 brought with it a bunch of talented new team members, strong digital partnerships, a collection of game-changing product developments, and BIG company milestones for Dealers United. Check out this 2017 Wrap Up to see everything we did this year:
[PART III] Automotive’s Secret Weapon: 5 Fixed Ops Campaign Ideas That Will Make You Rethink Facebook
In the last part of this series, we’re going to take an in-depth look at 5 dealership fixed ops campaigns—from their targeting to their ad creative—to show you how your dealership can use Facebook to increase fixed ops revenue.
[PART II] Automotive’s Secret Weapon: The Best and Most Powerful Facebook Ad Campaigns For Auto Dealers
In Part I of Automotive’s Secret Weapon, we went into “why” thousands of local businesses are beginning to advertise on Facebook. But do you know what it takes to harness the FULL potential of Facebook Advertising in automotive? If you’re ready to uncover the 5 best Facebook ad campaigns for dealerships in 2018, dive into the second part of this series NOW.
In the first of this 3-part series, I’m going to tell you reason behind why so many automotive dealers, OEMs, and agencies are investing so heavily in Facebook. (HINT: It has to do with who you’re able to reach…) If your dealership is wondering about Facebook Ads, like why you need them instead of regular posts, how much they cost, and if they actually work, you have to read this:
How much does your dealership spend to advertise its vehicle inventory on 3rd party listing sites? If you’re like most dealers, it is no small sum. But if you could control it, would you rather the majority of your ad budget be driving more 1st party traffic to your listings on your own website—or someone else’s?
Recent studies have shown there’s a relationship between VDP views and vehicle sales. But beware: simply driving more VDP traffic isn’t always the answer. Unless it’s from In-Market Auto Shoppers, that is.