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  • Has your dealership’s website met Panda 4.1?

    Meet the New Panda (4.1). Google is reinforcing their message that excellent content is king with their recent update to their Panda algorithm.  The Panda 4.1 update has affected around 3-5% of search queries, and according to Pierre Far, Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google, the update rewards high quality small to medium sized sites with […]

  • Harry Robinson Buick GMC Reviews Skyrocket, Secures Stellar Online Ratings With Dominion Prime Response

    The Challenge Dominion Prime Response Cathy Nesbit, Social Media Specialist at Harry Robinson Buick GMC, explains the challenges of the business. When the company decided to use Dominion Prime Response, they already had a reputation management provider, but they were not happy with it.  It was described as being very one-dimensional.  Harry Robinson Buick GMC […]

  • Dominion’s Prime Response Selected by General Motors SFE Program

    Prime Response Selected for 2015 General Motors SFE program Dominion’s Prime Response is an integrated, reputation and social media management platform that offers a fresh approach to online reputation brand management. It’s perfect for the General Motors do-it-yourself dealer, as well as the GM dealer requesting a fully managed offering. Either way, Prime Response enables […]

  • 2014 Chrysler Service & Parts Business Conference Recap

    Author: Kim Rocco, Product Marketing Manager, Dominion Dealer Solutions The 2014 Chrysler Service & Parts Business Conference wrapped up last Friday, and what an outstanding event for all involved. This year was Dominion Dealer Solutions’ first time participating, and I don’t think it will be our last. With dealer representation from the Southeast, Southwest & […]

  • 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 […]