SOURCE: Outsell LLC

Outsell LLC

September 11, 2014 10:00 ET

Outsell Releases Outsell Connect for Integrated Chat

Automobile Dealers Can Embed Contact At Once! Chat Links and Reporting

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - Sep 11, 2014) - Outsell (www.outsell.com), a digital marketing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that is transforming the way automotive brands engage with customers, announced today the release of Outsell Connect for Contact At Once! integration. Outsell Connect enables automotive dealers to integrate 3rd party applications into Outsell Fuel -- Outsell's customer engagement platform -- enabling richer customer intelligence, extending channel reach, and providing enhanced cross-channel reporting.

The first Connector released for Outsell Connect enables automobile dealers to embed Contact At Once! chat links into customer emails & campaign landing pages, and enjoy integrated Contact At Once! reporting via Outsell Fuel.

The Contact At Once! Chat Connect 360 platform gives automotive dealers the ability to directly engage with shoppers on their websites, third party sites, on social media and via online advertising/mobile ads. The platform offers both self- and managed-service options and is mobile-optimized for use by customers on-the-go. Contact At Once! is the software company that pioneered mobile text and live chat in online advertising, and currently services the Live Chat needs of over 13,000 automotive dealers, the world's busiest automotive classified sites as well as multiple automotive manufacturers. In 2014, they will manage more than 6 million dealer conversations initiated by car shoppers.

"A primary challenge for automobile dealers is creating a consistent customer experience across multiple channels when using channel-specific vendor applications. Outsell Connect for Contact At Once! is the first in a series of 'Connectors' to widely-used automotive software applications that Outsell plans to release over the coming quarters," said Dan Smith, Outsell's Chief Marketing Officer.

"Chat is an important customer engagement channel for automobile dealers," continued Smith. "Making it easy for dealers to integrate the Contact At Once! platform with Outsell Fuel fulfills the promise we made when we entered into a strategic alliance agreement with Contact At Once! last December. The Outsell Connect framework we've put in place will make it easy for dealers to integrate customer data, external marketing applications and campaign performance reporting into Outsell Fuel, providing dealers a single system of record for customer engagement."

Learn more about Outsell Connect here.

About Outsell LLC
Outsell (www.outsell.com) is a digital marketing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that is transforming the way automotive brands engage with consumers. Recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in America, the company's award-winning customer engagement platform enables its clients to engage with consumers in an analytics-driven, brand-consistent manner from the national to local level. Outsell drives measurable incremental sales for five of the top automobile manufacturers in North America.

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