YouTube offers tremendous opportunities for dealers. By observing a few Internet video best practices, you can promote vehicles, sell accessories, and build a fan base from this one platform. Here are two examples of auto dealers that promote vehicles and sell accessories with video that we can all learn from.
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The lead singer gets all the glory.
But take away the drummer and bass guitarist and the whole act falls apart. Often it's the players in the background responsible for putting in the work that allows the star to shine. That’s the kind of dedication and execution taking place from the corner office at Adventure Subaru in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Adventure Subaru joined up with Insignia in the summer of 2017. Prior to using a streamlined process and system, management described the dealership as “stumbling upon $20,000 in accessories each month.” General Manager Tim Hurd approached Insignia with the challenge to double their monthly vehicle personalization profit. Insignia’s local Vehicle Personalization Expert, Kurt Daughtery, knew there was one surefire way to achieve this goal--and it was going to require the drummer and the bass player to make it happen.
Receptionist promoted to accessory manager.
Thirty dollars in increased per new vehicle retail.
Fourth out of ten dealers in a Subaru accessory challenge.
Increased sales in Subaru’s Care Connect program.
These are just the highlights of what’s happening at Brandon Tomes Subaru.
How many of you are dragon slayers? No, I don’t mean fire-breathing, over-sized-lizard-with-large-talons-and-wings slayers. I’m talking about the legendary, eleven mile, exhilarating, heart-pounding, magnificent stretch of asphalt you may know as the Tail of the Dragon.
It’s shaping up as another big year for the auto industry. If projections hold true, it’d make six consecutive years of growth for car makers. Experts forecast 17 million sales for 2015. This bright outlook extends across the board for auto makers. Yet, one stands above with an incredible boost in first-quarter operating profit.