Category Archives: Auto Industry

Podcast: How Dealers Can Increase Their Social Media Game.

I was recently interviewed by AutoSuccess Magazine about how dealers can step up their social media. We took what could have been an all day conversation and condensed it to a 15-minute back and forth. LotVantage helps dealers manage a … Continue reading

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Under the Radar over the Hump

*As written and published on December 10th of 2013 That’s Us Technologies is a driven, growing, and optimistic bunch Rising in the ranks among young business leaders in Tampa, FL Matthew Brown has architected a growing internet business in the … Continue reading

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Car Shoppers Want All of the Details Before They Come In

As society embraces the digital world as part of their everyday lives, giving as much information as possible to consumers is an easy way for dealers to differentiate themselves in a competitive market. Continue reading

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Dealers Shouldn’t Abandon Third-Party Sites Just Yet

Put your inventory in front of more people on or off your website and you’ll generate more leads for yourself. That’s the modern strategy. In this article written by Jim Jabaay our VP of Sales, he dives into the importance … Continue reading

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3 Reasons that Craigslist is a Car Dealer’s Best Friend

Those who think that Craigslist is dying haven’t checked the numbers lately. It’s now the 10th most visited site in the United States according to Alexa with over 18 page views per visitor and nearly 13 minutes time on site. People go to Craigslist with a purpose and shopping for cars is one of the most popular purposes on the site. Continue reading

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Could stock photos be hurting your online marketing efforts?

There has been a growing trend with Dealers showcasing their used inventory with stock photos and that needs to stop. Marketplaces are being flooded with pre-owned vehicles that have multiple stock photos, and consumers are growing tired of it when doing searches online. Continue reading

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LotVantage has a plan for dealers looking for growth opportunities in 2014

We will continue to make large investments into our client base, ensuring they have the right tools and are supported by the best possible people, systems and partners. Continue reading

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Missed Leads: With Live Mobile Chat, They May Be a Thing of the Past

Imagine an auto dealership with blacked out windows. The salespeople stand inside twiddling their thumbs, just waiting for somebody to walk in and pull out their checkbook. There are dozens of people on the lot looking at cars, but the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Worst-Selling Vehicles of 2012

The year 2012 was the biggest year for US auto sales since 2007, though some vehicles were not very successful. This list excludes cars over $100,000 as well as vehicles cancelled in 2012. Vehicles such as the Nissan Murano were … Continue reading

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