Presentation on theme: "Internet Sales – The Next Gen! Joe Webb – The funniest man in automotive industry."— Presentation transcript:
Internet Sales – The Next Gen! Joe Webb – The funniest man in automotive industry
Joe Webb would be here but he is busy calling in Airstrikes on IsIs
We Need More Cowbell! Anthony Bartoli Rich Lucy
Anthony Bartoli (yes, *the* Anthony Bartoli) Rich Lucy Who are these people, why we’re here, and why you should leave now.
Buzzword Noun – An important sounding, usually technical, word or phrase often of little meaning, used chiefly to impress laymen. (Merriam-Webster) Website Autoresponder ILM 3 rd Party Leads Flash Metrics SEO/SEM/ Microsites Google Analytics VSEO Chat Blog Mobile Social Transparency ZMOT Big Data Reputation Management Content ?????????
How did we meet?
Early Conferences Exhibition Hall From Skills to Paying Bills
So what happened?
Internet Managers became Vendors/Consultants Dealers became dependent PROBLEM IS Sales process suffered Vendors/Conference Influence
I ain’t afraid of no ghost.
Vendors preach transparency Where is transparency on the other end Who is perpetuating the race to bottom? Transparency – What about vendors?
Selling is not dead. NEWSFLASH!!!!!
One of these things are not like the other
SELLING THE VALUE?
The price/value equation The Power of “No” Price vs. Value
TO QUOTE OR NOT TO QUOTE, THAT IS THE QUESTION?
Send Quotes How to kill the Quote and appease your desk managers “I just sent you 7 price quotes via e- mail…did you get them?” To Quote or Not to Quote, That is the Question.
Do you communicate the value? “Yes, we have that EX-L in stock, your internet price is….” or…….. “Yes, that EX-L that you’re interested in is in stock, and is equipped with the most popular asked-for options (e.g., bluetooth, nav, etc.)….. Build Value in the Product
“I am the……” “Here are some reviews…….” “Work by appointment to save you time and energy…..” Build Value in Yourself
Have they researched? Never worth more…… Not more than? Handle the Trade / Use for Appointment
Raising value = Raising Price Entire store has to go into sales mode Qualifying with potential of vehicle switch Product Presentation Demonstration Drive UA the Trade When they Arrive
Time of Transaction Evidence Manuals Online Reviews At the Negotiating Table
Where do we got from here?
Have to hold vendors accountable Do something about it when there’s a problem Get the entire store on board with a showroom visit process that builds value and price Transparency Here? Definitely. Where do we go from here?
Contact Info Anthony Bartoli Bommarito Nisan Honda VW Ford. eCommerce Director Share an important takeaway you received from this session using hashtag #DD17 for a chance to win an iPad. Richard Lucy Tim Dahle Nisan eMarketing Director