Customer Experience Tips for Car Dealerships in 2019

We’ve always known customer satisfaction is important for businesses. What we didn’t exactly know, is by how much it can affect sales. So last year, we analysed our data, to find out how customer experience has been driving sales for used car dealerships.

The results of our research have been phenomenal. We found out that promoter scores have a direct correlation with used car stock turnover –improving vehicle sales by several days with a 5% increase in satisfaction rating. Moreover, we’ve identified which parts of the customer journey matter most in improving customer satisfaction.

Our over-arching takeaway from 2018, therefore, is to take a deeper look into your customers’ experiences to grow your business. Here, we have identified 5 items you can optimise to make it an even more powerful 2019 for your car dealership.

  1. Collect and Use Your Database

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Nurture

Last time, we talked about what it really means to “breathe” during a sales call. Today we discuss how important it is to connect with the gatekeeper and how to do it. We’re not talking about a telephone connection – although that helps. We’re talking about bonding and building trust with the gatekeeper. But they aren’t the decision maker so why should that matter?

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Breathe

We’ve all taken those unsolicited sales calls that tempted us to slam the phone straight through the receiver. However, the value of the product being sold often isn’t the issue; it’s the way the spiel is conducted. Sales calls success isn’t luck, so what can you do differently to increase your success rate?

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