Best Practices

4-Point Checklist Before You Record Your Next Video

4-Point Checklist Before You Record Your Next Video

We've laid out all of the essentials for you! Don't press record without scanning through these four pillars of making a successful video. The biggest mistake salesmen make in sending videos is focusing on just one or two of the categories below. If you're someone who's looking to reach full potential in using video to sell cars, you'll master ALL four areas. Start today, and see what a difference it makes! 

4 Things You Didn't Know: Video in the Service Department

4 Things You Didn't Know: Video in the Service Department

Is your service department usually last to adopt new processes or technologies?

You're not alone! Many of our customers have expressed the need to introduce video into maintenance, and a lot of the time, they're surprised as to how easy and FREE it is to implement! 

In this video, I break down 4 Things You Didn't Know About Video in the Service Department. If you want to increase trust and efficiency with your customers, send me an email and we'll get you set up today! 

The Anatomy of Videos That Yield Results

The Anatomy of Videos That Yield Results

The anatomy of your videos is actually pretty simple. Just like everything in life, there’s a beginning, middle, and end. In this blog post, we break down each component leaving you with the bare essentials of what makes a video successful. Which elements are you already using, and which elements do you need to incorporate?

4 Reasons Your Videos Are Not Driving Sales

4 Reasons Your Videos Are Not Driving Sales

In 2017, Cisco reported that video will make up 82% of all consumer internet traffic by 2021. If video is a part of your sales and marketing strategy, allow this piece of data to validate all of your efforts. As we move past the era of introducing and inserting video, we can begin to focus on perfecting the actual content and craft of our videos. 

5 Apps Every Car Salesman Needs

5 Apps Every Car Salesman Needs

There were 175 billion mobile app downloads in 2017, globally. (App Annie) Considering there are 7 billion people on the planet, this only means one thing: people are using their phones… A LOT.

Anyone remember when “downloading apps” pretty much meant you were downloading games? Now, mobile devices and tablets aren’t just sources of entertainment; it’s all business. How much can I get done on my phone? If you’ve ever asked yourself that question, the answer is: There’s an app for that. Here are 5 apps specifically for car salesmen that guarantee productivity at your fingertips, literally. 

How To Use Video Reporting To Your Advantage

How To Use Video Reporting To Your Advantage

Are you using Authntk’s Performance Reports to your advantage? Do you use the data to draw conclusions and improve business? 

People use analytics and data in a lot of different ways. Some log in, take a look around, make sure nothing is off kilter, and leave. Others look at data as an insight into the past and future. They allow it to transform from mere numbers on a screen to understanding customer’s preferences, conclusions regarding what sells, and motivation for salesmen. 

Instead of looking at video reporting as simply “who’s viewing your videos”, we encourage you to take the next step into analyzing data for performance purposes. Here’s how… 

What I've Learned Working With 200+ Dealerships

What I've Learned Working With 200+ Dealerships

I was thinking about Gladwell’s book, Outliers, and wondered where my experience in the auto industry stacked up to his idea of an expert. Much to my surprise, earlier this year I had reached 10,000 hours of working one-on-one with dealerships. I don’t consider myself a guru or an expert by any means, but my recent discovery does hold some weight to it. 

Given the array of dealers, what I really wanted to know was what, if anything, do they all have in common? Is there a string I can thread through all of the dealerships in which we can draw conclusions, expectations, and lessons?