Chat software enables shoppers on VCARS.co.uk to instantly connect with motor dealers
Contact At Once! (autodealerchat.co.uk) announced today that VCARS.co.uk have chosen its automotive chat product for deployment on VCARS.co.uk, the nationwide online marketplace specialising in used cars. VCARS.co.uk represents more than 2,000 dealers from independent and franchised networks.The integration of Contact At Once! chat allows online shoppers to instantly connect with those dealers and discuss autos listed in ads.
Worldwide, over 10,000 motor dealers utilise Contact At Once! chat. They typically experience lead lift of 25% or more, after beginning to chat with shoppers. Contact At Once! chat has been selected by most of the world’s online motor marketplaces, including the major sites in the UK. Contact At Once! estimates it will manage close to 5 million chats in 2012, most between online car shoppers and motor dealers.
“Giving consumers a means for instantly conversing with our advertisers can help increase sales opportunities,” says VCARS.co.uk Director Paul Davis. “Having Contact At Once! chat in auto listings allows dealers to greet many more online shoppers and build relationships.”
Some unique features of the Contact At Once! chat service include the ability to customise drop-in “business cards” with dealer photos and branding elements, along with automatic log-in and log-out capabilities. Mobile applications allow dealers to receive chats on smart phones and tablets. Using Contact At Once! chat allows VCARS.co.uk dealers to use one chat product, but manage all chat leads through the same system.
“Contact At Once! is the only automotive chat vendor whose products can be deployed across dealer websites, manufacturer websites and in online auto marketplaces, creating a relationship link for dealers wherever shoppers are looking for cars,” says Skip Dowd, Contact At Once! senior vice president of automotive sales.
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Contact At Once! pioneered the use of live chat in automotive advertising, enabling more connections between online shoppers and sellers than any other chat provider. More than 10,000 motor dealers, the world’s busiest automotive classified sites and many automotive manufacturers rely on Contact At Once! to drive incremental leads and increase the return on advertising investments. For more information, visit www.autodealerchat.co.uk.
VCARS.co.uk is one of the most visited, most respected and most innovative used car websites in the UK. VCARS.co.uk is updated daily and features over 120,000 used cars from over 2,000 national dealers. Visitors to VCARS.co.uk can compare prices nationwide and enquire direct by telephone, email and live chat. VCARS.co.uk offers the facility to print out full details of a chosen vehicle, along with any special offers, including a location map of the dealership. To see the site in action visit www.vcars.co.uk.