April 28, 2009 (Burlington, VT) – Dealer.com, the leading provider of online marketing solutions for the automotive industry, today announced that more of the leading dealer groups use Dealer.com’s full spectrum Internet marketing solution than any other web service provider, as ranked by the 2008 Automotive News list of the Top 125 Dealer Groups. Dealer.com’s leading-edge technology and outstanding service are attributed to the extensive use of Dealer.com’s platform.
Dealer.com’s work with these larger groups helps drive the technological advancements that benefit dealerships of all sizes.
70% of the leading dealer groups are Dealer.com clients, 87 of the 125 listed in the Automotive News rankings.
Further, nine out of the top ten dealer groups work with Dealer.com. The country’s leading dealer groups increasingly rely on Dealer.com to provide their online marketing solutions. A partial listing of leading dealer group clients added in 2008 includes: Burt Automotive Network, Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, Sheehy Auto Stores, Sonic Automotive and Van Tuyl Group.
Dealer.com’s technology focus keeps their clients two to four years ahead of the competition, with significant resources continuously devoted to research and development.
Matthew Garff, vice president of Ken Garff Automotive Group, commented on the group’s work with Dealer.com, “We listened to a lot of people, considered many factors and made sure we fully exhausted all possibilities. It came down to this: Our search committee felt that Dealer.com was the vendor that could help us take our Internet marketing activities to the next level. Dealer.com is the best match to meet our requirements today and as we move forward.”
For over a decade, Dealer.com has pioneered customized web solutions for dealerships of all sizes in markets across the nation. This extensive work enables a highly targeted approach to attracting and retaining consumers on the dealership website, based on the powerful combination of advanced website technology to drive traffic and the flexibility to allow each dealer customer the individuality needed to promote their unique value propositions in their local markets.
To best serve large clients, Dealer.com began the development of the Enterprise Solutions Division in 2007, a specialized group devoted to meeting the needs of large dealer group clients. The department has since grown into a unique team that provides unmatched flexibility, scalability, speed to launch, network reliability and proven success.
“Dealers of all sizes benefit from our extensive work with major dealer groups, as this helps drive our leading-edge technology and services,” commented Mark Bonfigli, Dealer.com CEO. “We have a single, fully-integrated platform that delivers the best ROI for dealers’ online marketing activities. And this powerful platform serves Dealer.com clients of all sizes. We are proud that we serve the majority of the top dealer groups and we are just as proud to serve dealers of all types: small or large, franchise or independent.”