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ConSept Blog - Archive for August, 2013

When Performance is Measured, Performance Improves.

Social Media Demographics

Docstoc and the Pew Research Center put together an interesting infographic that explores who is using social media and in what capacity (see the infographic and full article here). While reviewing the results, I recognized some obvious areas of opportunity: It appears that Hispanics use social media more than any other race, yet…

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How does your dealership website compare?

A recent Autoweek article provides an interesting look into OEM websites from the mid to late 90s and I was honestly somewhat impressed by some of the examples. I have seen plenty of current dealership websites that are less appealing and likely provide poorer customer experience than these. With the advancements…

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Fun with numbers

There are many interesting ways to assess your Used Vehicle policies, whether it is your approach to stocking, pricing, retail vs. wholesale, etc. One fun exercise is to determine what your breakeven day is for a UV unit in inventory. Here’s how: First, consult your state for your YTD total…

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