Dealer Extranet Usage or Lack of

I often hear from clients that they don’t understand why their network isn’t taking advantage of the dealer extranet and training courses on a regular basis. After the initial launch or update of the dealer site and training courses, let’s face it, the honeymoon may be over, especially if you Read more…

Customer Loyalty: A Personal Touch

My wife and I bought our car from Rick Kruger at Don Ayres Honda in Fort Wayne over four years ago. Since then, we’ve frequently received contacts from the dealership. Letters and emails, reminders to keep up with maintenance, ways to stay connected with dealership news, etc. In addition, Rick Read more…

What is Channel Marketing?

I’m a people-person, and as such, I spend quite a bit of time being a social butterfly. To get my fix, I attend several business and social functions each month. Inevitably, the first question people ask when I tell them that I work for Kinetic Channel Marketing is, “What is Read more…

Welcome to Channeled

Our team is constantly observing and interacting with dealers, both as consumers and in our individual roles at Kinetic. Sometimes the experience is positive, sometimes it could use improvement and sometimes it’s absolutely horrid. We created this blog to share these experiences, along with thoughts about improving dealer performance and Read more…