Why Car Dealership Signage Displays Are Beneficial

The target audience in the auto sector is the same as the demographic in most other industries. They want something that will intrigue them, and ads like static signs and posters simply don’t captivate an audience. Car dealership signage that shows the latest car commercial and incorporates interactive features are far more effective. It creates curiosity and a desire to learn more. Once consumers are hooked, they will respond in kind, for example: talking directly with a dealer, enquiring about a specific model, visiting the dealer website, or sharing their experiences on social media.

The auto industry has everything to gain by making digital signage a regular part of their in-facility campaign. The demographic is one that compares brands and does a lot of research, so having a digital display rich in interactive content will certainly help influence their decision.

The Role of Digital Signage in Car Dealerships

Think about some of the unconventional and interactive ways companies have incorporated digital signage into their PR foray. A lot of these marketing stints include interactive displays, games, and QR codes for downloading free content. Dealerships can adopt a similar approach within their facility to get consumers engaged and asking questions to pique their interest.

Digital Signage Campaigns to Consider

Displays can be strategically placed throughout the lobby, waiting rooms, and showrooms. They are especially useful for events like car trade shows where a display can be positioned next to the featured car. Think about the type of content that can be displayed. Consider some of the following ideas:

  1. A promo of the car zipping through a country road or narrow mountain path.
  2. A promo of the car being driven shown from the driver’s point of view.
  3. An interactive feature that allows users to change the car’s features, such as color and rims.

The third point really deserves extra consideration. Consumers will more likely remember promotional content that contains some form of an interactive display. Check out this video taken at an Audi expo.

 

What’s In It For Me?

It features interactive showroom signage where customers can select a vehicle from the current lineup and look at a specific model. Using touchscreen features, customers can rotate the car to get a view from every angle, including a full close-up of different parts of the interior. They can also customize the car to their liking, such as making changes to the engine or changing the trim and leather of the upholstery.

Once all the modifications are made, consumers get a full summary report of the features and the suggested retail price of the car with all the selected customizations. What’s more, customers are also given a code to save the specs into their mobile device where they can share with their friends.

Digital displays can also be utilized in areas like the lobby to keep customers entertained while they wait for the next available dealer. Content in this instance can include current financing options, a synopsis of the latest model release, features that distinguish their brand from other manufacturers, or even general information like the weather or news.

 

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