Most Comprehensive Online Reputation Management And Social Monitoring Platform for Auto Dealers Hits the Canadian Market
WALTHAM, Mass. – DealerRater, the world’s premier car dealer review web site, today announced Canadian availability of its comprehensive online reputation and social monitoring platform, 360Certified™. The premium platform is now available to new dealership customers as well as an upgrade for existing Certified Dealers throughout Canada.
360Certified is the premium level of DealerRater’s popular Certified Dealer Program. In addition to the full suite of review-gathering and leveraging tools included in the basic Certified Dealer Program, 360Certified offers car dealerships a comprehensive online reputation and social monitoring platform. The 360Certified expanded tool kit, featuring DealerRater’s proprietary 360 Dashboard, enables car dealers to efficiently monitor reviews across the Web, improve their dealership’s online visibility for potential customers, and better track and promote their efforts on social media sites. The 360Certified platform also automates the gathering and filtering of consumer sentiment from across the Web allowing dealers to focus on promoting quality customer service and building a superior reputation.
Dealers enrolled in 360Certified are also able to promote positive reviews and ratings from DealerRater as well as additional sources such as Google+ Local, Yelp and Yahoo! Canada on their dealership site and Facebook fan page by means of DealerRater’s testimonial review feed tools. Dealers can select the number of reviews to feed, set a minimum star rating for inclusion of reviews in the feed, and take advantage of a select/deselect functionality to further customize the mix of content that is displayed.
“360Certified is the most comprehensive online reputation and social media monitoring platform available to auto dealers and we are pleased to now offer this premium product to our Canadian dealer partners,” said Chip Grueter, president of DealerRater. “We remain committed to providing dealerships throughout North America with a robust suite of tools for building and maintaining a superior reputation as well as fostering their journey toward total control of their online presence – and 360Certified offers dealers just that.”
DealerRater’s 360 Dashboard provides dealers with a complete snapshot of the dealership’s online reputation, Web visibility and social media efforts. This single dashboard view enables a quick and comprehensive examination of all of the relevant and critical components for maintaining a positive and profitable online presence. 360Certified has an all-inclusive set of features and drill-down functionality so dealers can save time while ensuring a positive online presence.
A customized product demo of 360Certified can be arranged for prospective or existing Certified Dealer partners by contacting DealerRater at 800-266-9455.
DealerRater was founded in 2002 as the first car dealer review website worldwide. DealerRater is the world’s #1 online resource for anyone seeking trusted third-party information on automobile dealerships. DealerRater features nearly 40,000 U.S. and Canadian car dealers, 860,000 consumer reviews and more than 1 million cars for sale. DealerRater attracts more than 9.5 million consumers every year who visit the site to search for car dealerships, read reviews, write their own descriptive reviews, and find car deals – all for free. In addition, DealerRater offers qualified car dealers a Certified Dealer Program as a reputation management tool to help them grow their online presence and achieve higher SEO rankings across the Web. Today, more than 4,600 dealers are members of the DealerRater® Certified Dealer Program. DealerRater is proud to have been awarded the #137 position on the 2012 Inc. 500 list, an exclusive ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. For more information, visit www.DealerRater.ca or call 800-266-9455.