You may have heard “no one uses forms anymore” or worse yet the proclamation that “web forms are dead”. Contrary to those industry talking heads who are slinging the latest greatest shiny, web forms are not only VERY much alive and kicking, but also remain one of the most cost effective and tried and true ways to generate leads for your dealership. The game has no doubt changed, from chat to digital retailing, there are more way to engage with your customers than ever before, all with their own sets of challenges. Auto responders, wait-times, poor user experience, too much information being collected, and a slew of other problems all can lead to visitor’ bouncing over frustration. Still, they’re all worthwhile investments, but not first optimizing lead forms to uncover the hidden gold in your website is like dumping water into leaky bucket.
What’s the difference between responsive and adaptive websites? That’s a question I get asked more and more often as the auto industry becomes savvier about their digital marketing efforts. In this article, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of these two popular website building techniques. Both are viable if implemented well, but responsive’s pros are steadily growing in number.
5 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Dealership
If someone tells you they can see the future, they’re probably looking to put one over on you. It doesn’t matter who you are, all you can do is hope for the best while preparing for the worst. On that latter point, more than one indicator is hinting that we’re heading for a recession in 2020, so it behooves you to prepare. And if there isn’t a recession, the worst thing that happens is you saved yourself a ton of money when you didn’t have to. Here are five things you can do right now that will give your dealership a solid footing, even when the ground isn’t so stable.
The Americans with Disabilities Act, otherwise known as ADA requires that places of public accommodation are fully accessible. Your website is no exception. There is a lot of gray area in the law as it stands today, but it hasn’t stopped the huge increase in lawsuits over the last year with websites that don’t meet these standards. This has been especially true in the automotive industry.
There are a lot of things that go into optimizing an H1 tag on a web page. Have you ever stopped to consider whether or not this onpage element even matters? In this week’s video, we will discuss just what exactly an H1 tag is, and what you need to know about it. Continue Reading