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The Problems With Chatbots & Car Dealerships

Back in 2017, chatbots for car dealerships were the “next big thing”; they promised to provide more qualified sales opportunities at a lower cost. However, once bots started handling conversations for car dealers, it was clear to see where the communication gaps existed. From impersonal interactions to unhelpful responses, it was clear that chatbots could not stand in for dealerships …

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Committed to Our Customers During COVID-19

Thank you very much for entrusting your customer-facing communication to ActivEngage.  We take this responsibility very seriously, making sure that we deliver detailed and quality conversations to your customers each day. Many of you are closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and the state of its impact on our country and businesses. At ActivEngage, we’re monitoring it closely as well. Because …

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Are Facebook Inventory Ads Stealing Your Customers?

2019 is the year of social media, and more importantly, the year of Facebook. You and I both know your customers are always on social media, so why aren’t you taking advantage of promoting your inventory right into their News Feed? ActivEngages’ newest feature, Social Advantage, does just that. With this latest implementation, we help enable you to influence your …

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Does Your Dealership Live Chat Team Need Rescuing?

You know that dealership live chat feature vendors are raving about? The one where you can ride in on a horse and shining armor to ‘save the day’? Yes, that one — the live chat feature that allows you to take over your provider’s conversation. It’s absolutely terrible. Rescuing your live chat provider is ridiculous. Here are three reasons why …

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How to Use Facebook Messenger Ads with ActivEngage

Since the inevitable death of organic social reach, dealers’ opportunity to reach and engage Facebook’s 2 billion users rests on paid advertising. Now that it takes a little more effort to promote your dealership on Facebook, those dealers who DO advertise will rise to the top. You can be one of them. If you’re familiar with Facebook Advertising, you know …

Google Click-to-Message: Your Secret Weapon for Mobile Ads

You may have heard that Google launched Google My Business Chat, a new feature that allows you to chat directly with customers on Google Search. But did you know you can also leverage today’s most popular form of communication for Google Ads, too? That’s right, thanks to the Google Click-to-Message ad extension, you can start SMS text conversations that will …

How to Turn On Google My Business Chat with ActivEngage

As you know, mobile messaging is quickly becoming a preferred communication method auto shoppers. In fact, a recent Google study shows that car buyers no longer prefer to call the dealership, send email, or fill out a form. Instead, today’s shoppers are increasingly turning to chat and text to connect with your dealership. That may well be why Google launched messaging …