Astra G2

An easy, and often overlooked, way to expand an email marketing program for your RV dealership is to include trigger-based email campaigns. Since these are activated by specific actions and the behaviour of your customers, your email marketing will be more relevant, more effective, and you’ll ultimately increase revenue. Defining Trigger-Based Messaging So what exactly […]

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Ever wanted an easy way to find all your RV or Marine Opportunities and Contacts who’ve expressed an interest in a specific brand or model?  Ever wished you had a convenient way to locate all your Leads from a specific source? IDS Astra CRM’s Go search feature, introduced several months ago, offers a quick and easy free-form […]

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If you could reduce the time your Parts department, Accessory Store / Ship’s Store personnel spend managing inventory and spend more time selling to customers, would you be interested in how? I have listed the top 7 tasks I find waste the most time in the RV and Marine dealerships I visit, and how IDS […]

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IDS Astra G2 RV and Marine dealer management software provides many ‘time savers’ designed to improve workflow and save you time and effort.  Most depend on ‘context’ – options available based on which window, which tab, and which field you’re in. Here are a few guidelines for working with Astra G2 fields that will help you save time… […]

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IDS Astra G2 CRM’s new Up Management System lets you analyze all of the Salesfloor traffic in your Dealership through one simple, easy-to-use form. Leveraging the data captured on the Up form, CRM’s Reporting functions allow you to measure and compare the success ratios of each Salesperson at every stage of your Sales process. Measuring and analyzing your traffic and success rates […]

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Your website is a critical extension of your business, and in most cases, the first contact that you have with your potential customers. In today’s environment, customers will search online to find what they’re looking for, and if they don’t find it on your site, they’ll quickly go to your competitors’ sites. It’s essential that […]

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Printing bank forms and contracts has always been one of a dealership’s biggest hassles.   IDS is pleased to announce that special printers, custom forms, and endless attempts at dot-matrix alignment are now a thing of the past thanks to our new integration with AppOne™ and Astra G2 RV and Marine Dealer Management Software! Not only does the AppOne™ […]

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Astra G2 RV and Marine Dealer Management Software now allows you to add Extended Warranty and other Insurance options to a Final Sale. From the Astra G2 Navigator, select Sales > Utilities > Sell Ext Warr / Ins After Sale. The Extended Warranty & Insurance After Sale form in IDS’s Marine and RV Software makes it easy to add additional Extended Warranty and Insurance options to a Deal. When you sell […]

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During a recent onsite training engagement, the dealership controller that I was working with was discussing how it was so difficult via IDS Astra to find outstanding AR or AP items.  After reviewing her requirements and what it was she needed, I showed her the AR and AP Manager Applications in IDS Astra G2’s dealer management software program. These “manager grids” […]

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With IDS Astra CRM Workflows, you can automatically initiate a series of activities whenever a ‘trigger’ is activated. Triggers can be virtually any step in your Sales process – from initial Up to a Final Sale. Filters can be associated with each Trigger to ensure that appropriate Actions are taken under virtually any circumstance: Actions can be customized to add a personal touch… Workflows can […]

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