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  • Automotive News Best Dealerships 2014

    Author: Jennifer Sanford, Director of Strategic Marketing, Dominion Dealer Solutions Next practices: Innovate, motivate and compensate. Those were the headline topics for this year’s celebration of the Automotive News Best Dealerships top 100 dealerships to work for at the Four Seasons in downtown Chicago. For the third year in a row, Automotive News has partnered […]

  • JD Power Automotive Marketing Roundtable Recap

    By: Peyton Hoffman, Director of Public Relations & Event Management, Dominion Dealer Solutions Yesterday was the last day of the 2014 JD Power Automotive Marketing Roundtable in Las Vegas, NV. For many in the automotive industry, it capped off an intense week of fantastic content that started with DSES 2014. Over 1,500 automotive industry professionals […]

  • Driving Sales Executive Summit 2014 Recap

    By: Nicole Case, General Product Manager, Dominion Dealer Solutions Wow!  It is great to be back in Automotive.  Thanks to Dominion Dealer Solutions for offering me a great role and making it possible.  After about a two year hiatus from the automotive industry, I felt the best way to jump back in and get re-indoctrinated […]

  • How Live Video Can Help Sell More Vehicles

    Live video can help sell more vehicles! According to Internet Retailer, 53% of consumers say watching product videos gave them confidence in their purchase decision. No wonder online video is the fastest growing ad format — and exactly why car dealers are turning to Dominion’s new 360° Live Walk Around Video. Video is the #1 […]

  • Is Your Dealership Prepared For The New Automotive Shopper?

    Do you know the new automotive shopper? 78% of car buyers shop online. Takeaway: Not only are automotive shoppers online, but they are accessing your website using multiple devices. Use responsive design to deliver a consistent user experience across all platforms. The majority of Gen Y consumers spend more than 10 hours researching and considering […]

  • Dominion’s DealActivator is the Right Solution for Your GM Dealership

    Dominion’s DealActivator identifies, prioritizes, and targets equity customers for real inventory that is on the lot today.  It helps dealers acquire quality pre-owned vehicles at a lower cost, to maximize gross in second generation sale.  Dominion’s DealActivator delivers an entirely new stream of business opportunities to your dealership – opportunities from highly-qualified, equity customers simply […]

  • Take Full Advantage of Your Service Lane With CRM

    Your service department is a major sales hub. Conquest customers and customers that qualify for upgrades are frequently passing through your lane each day. Take full advantage of your service lane by following the steps below. Step 1: Utilize Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software CRM Software helps you monitor and manage the service lane by tracking customers […]

  • Case Study: Billion Automotive Enjoys Significant Sales Buy-In

    The Challenge “Dealers are constantly trying to build a culture where salespeople are comfortable using technology,” states Michael Johnson, Internet Sales Director at Billion Automotive (Sioux Falls, SD). Billion Automotive was especially interested in the opportunities resident in their CRM database, so Johnson researched the best solution for his sales staff. “An equity lead is […]

  • Dominion Dealer Solutions Achieves Bing Accredited Professional Status

    Dominion Dealer Solutions announced today that it has achieved the distinction of Bing Accredited Professional status. With Yahoo|Bing network users spending 9.8% more on purchases than consumers using Google searches, Dominion provides better managed and optimized Bing Ads campaigns to dealers nationwide. Achieving an Accredited Professional status allows dealerships using Dominion PPC solutions to market […]

  • Dominion Dealer Solutions Achieves Google Certified Channel Sales Partner Status

    Access to training, account services support, and marketing tools to help drive more effective advertising for automotive dealers nationwide. Dominion Dealer Solutions, the leader in automotive inventory management, data services, equity data mining, responsive websites and customer relationship management, and a division of Dominion Enterprises, announced that it has achieved Google Certified Channel Sales Partner […]

  • 5 Truths About Video to Drive Engagement

    by Jennifer Ryan, Director Inventory Solutions, Dominion Dealer Specialties If your dealership isn’t offering vehicle videos on your website, you are missing potential marketing and engagement opportunities.  Video market firm Invodo, reports that about 90% of online shoppers who watch videos are nearly twice as likely to make a purchase as consumers who do not […]

  • DealActivator Drives Customer Retention & Satisfaction

    Dominion’s DealActivator kick starts any dealer’s process for finding customers who are in a position to buy. The DealActivator intelligent equity calculator automatically determines which customers, with no money down, could lower their payment and get into a new vehicle today. DealActivator provides dealers with daily lists of qualified leads from both sales and service department customers; […]