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CarWoo!'s Dealer Mobile App Frees Salespeople From Their Desks Complete Mobile Access to Shoppers in CarWoo!'s Online Transactional MarketPlace Now Available For Dealer Partners

BURLINGAME, Calif. and ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CarWoo!'s Dealer Mobile App is now available for dealerships and their salespeople using CarWoo!'s online transactional marketplace.  With this invaluable app, salespeople are now able to respond to buyers in the CarWoo! MarketPlace within seconds, wherever they may be. Currently available for the iPhone, availability on other devices is expected soon.

"Responsiveness is the key to online success," says Tommy McClung, CarWoo!'s CEO.  "Our mobile app is aimed at addressing a common disconnect in the internet sales process – the fact that for consumers, the internet is always on.  This app allows salespeople to maintain a connection with customers no matter the time or place.  Whether answering questions, exchanging comments, or responding to counteroffers, salespeople can provide prompt service and increase close rates from their mobile device.  They can now do everything from their phone that they can do from their desk."

CarWoo!'s Dealer Mobile App is available for salespeople at dealerships participating in CarWoo!'s Dealer Plus program.  Online Car Buyers expect immediate responses and are predominantly online after 7PM, when the typical internet department has already closed.  Dealerships that appreciate the 24/7 nature of online selling finally have a simple way to maximize every selling opportunity.

"The mobile app from CarWoo! has really boosted my effectiveness," says Jeff Aoki, Internet Manager at Norm Reeves Honda Superstore.  "Now I am able to demonstrate my commitment to these shoppers by always being available when they need me.  They want to be online and now I am online whenever they are, no matter where I am.  CarWoo!'s Dealer Mobile app is definitely improving my success in the CarWoo! MarketPlace."

CarWoo!'s Dealer Plus program, which is a prerequisite for the Dealer Mobile App, offers dealers and their staff the following benefits:

  • Unlimited access to CarWoo! Buyers
  • Buyers ready to purchase now
  • The end to "secret shopping"
  • Identification and removal of unethical salesmanship
  • Online distinction and improved SEO
  • Comprehensive training to achieve online excellence

About CarWoo!:
CarWoo! is dedicated to providing the best online marketplace for automotive buyers and sellers. In the CarWoo! MarketPlace, consumers can select the type of car they are interested in, find and communicate anonymously with local dealers from CarWoo!'s more than 10,000 dealers, receive upfront prices, compare offers, and ultimately make a confident, hassle free purchase decision. Dealers and their staff receive pre-qualified consumers (over 70% of which will not complete traditional lead forms) and never before available competitive intelligence and insight into the behavior of the online buyer. With early funding by Y Combinator, CarWoo! is based in Burlingame, CA and is funded by Blumberg Capital, Comcast Ventures, Ace, InterWest Partners, and others.

CarWoo! is exhibiting at the 2013 NADA Convention and Expo in Orlando, Feb. 8 – 11 in Booth 3253.  CarWoo! is also a sponsor at the Digital Marketing Strategies Conference in Orlando Feb. 5 – 7.

About Norm Reeves Honda Super Store:
Norm Reeves Honda Super Store of Cerritos, Ca. is the flagship member of the Norm Reeves Honda Super Store family of Stores and the #1 Volume Honda dealer in the US.

SOURCE CarWoo!



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