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The Top Ten Auto News Stories of the Week: October 18 - 24

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Happy Friday, Car Dealers! We have some great automotive news articles and blogs to share with you this week! Make sure to read them all to stay smart about what’s happening in the auto industry and how you can transform your dealership to keep up in today’s market.

How Timing Can Affect These 3 Elements on Your Dealership Website


“You don't have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it'll go.” - Yogi Berra

Three American League MVP awards, 10 championships, and 15 All-Star Games -- Yogi Berra is arguably one of the best catchers in MLB history and knew a thing or two about the importance of timing.

ActivEngage Mobile Chat App Now Includes Picture-Taking Capabilities

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October 21, 2014 (Orlando, FL) -- ActivEngage, the most trusted brand in automotive live chat, has released their newly enhanced mobile chat app now available on both iOS and Android platforms for all ActivEngage chat customers.

3 Halloween Ideas for Car Dealerships

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Trick or treat!

There’s a little less than two weeks until Halloween! Does your dealership have a plan for how to bring more shoppers into the showroom and service bays during this fun and hopefully-not-too-scary time? You should!

Holidays are always an opportune time to foster some community spirit and be the host to memorable events for your customers and prospects.

The Top Ten Auto News Stories of the Week: October 11 - 17

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TGIF, Auto Peeps! As always, your friends at ActivEngage have compiled the week’s latest and greatest automotive news stories and blogs from around the Web.

Recap of the Best Tweets from DSES 2014

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In case you missed the great dealer education opportunity that happened in Las Vegas this week, ActivEngage has put together a Twitter Recap of some of the best key takeaway tweeted messages from the DrivingSales Executive Summit

3 Chat Tips for Your Dealership's Self-Managed Live Chat Team

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Investing in self-managed live chat can be a big, yet profitable step for your dealership. It saves you money and allows you to connect with your online shoppers in a way that builds trust and starts lasting relationships before they even reach your physical store.

The Top Ten Auto News Stories of the Week: October 4 - 10

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It’s Friday! Are you ready to get caught up on the Top 10 automotive news stories and blogs of the week? We’ve got some interesting content for you - new research studies, Google’s EAT, how to tweet your notes at DSES, and more!

5 Pinterest Updates Your Dealership Can Use

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At ActivEngage, we like to keep you posted on the latest social media tools that can benefit your dealership. Last week, I mentioned 6 important social media updates you should look out for on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. This week, it’s all about the recent changes to Pinterest -- and boy, there are quite a few.

Chat Representatives Are Your Website's Shepherds

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There are a lot of lost sheep on your website. Consumers roaming around, not exactly sure how to find what they are looking for. And until a few years ago, there was no possible solution to help them find their way around your dealership’s digital showroom. Your shoppers were all alone to roam and be lost little sheep.

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