Multichannel Marketing

Multichannel marketing means combining marketing efforts across mediums to reach audiences no matter where they might encounter your product or service. In order to create  the most effective multichannel marketing campaigns, marketers need to know first which channels to attribute their conversions to and then how that attribution plays into their marketing spread. Lead tracking tools like CallRail’s call tracking and call analytics software give marketers the data they need to demonstrate ROI on marketing channels and improve their overall marketing mix. Learn more about call tracking and multichannel marketing in the articles below.


The importance of attribution for dealership marketing, explained

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on August 16, 2019
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Have you ever wondered about the impact individual digital marketing tactics and touchpoints have on your customers? And more importantly, whether that budget is translating into effective dealership marketing that brings in leads and closes sales? The effective use of in-depth marketing attribution allows your auto dealership to understand and answer these questions, and many…

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A guide to using call tracking to optimize dealership marketing

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on August 9, 2019
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When it comes to business engagement and customer interactions, phone calls are still king. According to Google, 70 percent of mobile users use click-to-call buttons to connect with businesses directly from the search engines results page. In the same report, Google also found that 61 percent of mobile searchers consider click-to-call to be the most…

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How to optimize your contact forms to earn more leads

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Dedra Mitchell at CallRail
on August 5, 2019
callrail form tracking announcement blog post

Savvy business owners know that earning high-quality leads through contact forms can be an uphill battle. A recent FormAssembly study revealed that, on average, only 27 percent of leads who fill out web forms are qualified. As discouraging as this might sound, designing a highly optimized contact form to help you qualify leads isn’t as…

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How video drives more automotive leads

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on July 29, 2019
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These days, it almost goes without saying: Video is a powerful tool for driving engagement. As Google recently reported, 69 percent of people who used YouTube when buying a car say it influenced their purchase decision. That’s more impact than TV, newspaper, or magazine ads. In fact, 1 out of every 4 people that visit…

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The pros and cons of gating your content

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on July 19, 2019
callrail's new integration with bing ads helps users to quickly see conversion data

To gate or not to gate, that is the question — content, that is. The dilemma over gated content is near the top of the pack when it comes to the choices facing marketers today. Gated content has emerged in the past 10 years as a major method of lead capture and nurturing, but recent…

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Five critical stats about the auto-buying journey (and what to do with them)

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on July 16, 2019
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In the age of digital marketing, the car-buying journey has evolved. Your dealership’s customers are no longer coming into your showroom before they’ve made up their mind about which vehicle to purchase. Instead, they’re doing the majority of their research (and decision-making) online, long before they enter your dealership. New competitors, the rise of the…

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How to analyze your data to improve engagement on your website

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on July 12, 2019
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We all know that Google Analytics (GA) is the data analytics tool most commonly used to analyze marketing performance and guide overall strategy. And there’s a reason it’s such a popular tool: The data you get is invaluable. But when it comes to improving user experience, looking at data from GA doesn’t tell the full…

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How to calculate automotive marketing ROI for your dealership

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Nick Jackson
on June 28, 2019
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According to 2017 data collected by the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), dealerships across the United States are spending over 55 percent of their advertising budget on internet ads. (This figure works out to an average monthly ad spend of $26,750 per month.) And this research tracks with another study of over 300 dealerships, which…

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