According to Statista, there were over 3.5 billion social media users worldwide in 2020. Forecasts indicate that the figure will increase significantly in the next decade. Most of the businesses have noted opportunities and are adjusting their marketing strategies accordingly.
Besides, the current pandemic has had an impact on changing purchase trends. Most clients are choosing to do research and purchase online. Automotive dealerships have to be active on social media channels and brand themselves properly to increase their success.
As auto dealers continue to hunt for new ways to catch customers' attention, many are still not using social media to its fullest potential. The current pandemic has made social media more important than ever when it comes to branding-- and auto dealerships are no exception. It's essential for dealers to be on social media. It's an ideal way to work on branding and to acquire new leads.
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The success of any business, to some extent, depends on whether target customers are aware of its existence or not, which is why brand awareness is a critical factor of consideration. Dealerships can benefit a lot by promoting their brand to increase awareness, and one of the ways they can achieve this is through social media.
With many people now staying indoors and traveling less, all eyes are on social media and other digital platforms. Since people are spending less time at bars and restaurants or malls and other shopping locations, they look to their phones and computers for engagement, news and entertainment.
"Your brand is so much more than what you sell." - Jon Iwata
Brand awareness is a paramount factor for the success of any business in today's competitive market. While advertisement and marketing have been considered to be an integral part of business efforts for a long time, the use of social media to propagate one's brand is a relatively new concept. Studies show that 90% of brands worldwide use social media to promote awareness.
Fresh Content Ideas for Your Dealership's Social Media Pages
When it comes to social media efforts for your automotive dealership, it's important to keep it fresh. Sticking to a few tried and true topics with good opportunities for revolving content is an excellent way to gain and retain the interest of both loyal and potential customers.