Marketing Performance

When shoppers are looking, science knows the most efficient way to convert them.

Billions of dollars are spent annually on targeting millions of shoppers with the goal of driving them into dealer showrooms and converting them into sales. But how do you know if it’s working and if your spend is aligned with your share? Now you can quantify with scientific precision how hard every dollar is working, and make each one work harder.

Find, manage and convert leads
with scientific certainty.

Our family of MarketingPerformance solutions efficiently uncover and connect in-market prospects like no other lead management system. We can locate where defectors went, deliver high-value traffic into showrooms, and, when every dollar counts, scientifically prove the effectiveness of your marketing spend.

MANAGE LEADS
MANAGE LEADS

Convert more leads to sales.

Drive showroom traffic and improve dealer satisfaction through the implementation of a proven end-to-end lead management solution.

UNCOVER DEFECTIONS
UNCOVER DEFECTIONS

See where you’re losing, and the best place to gain.

Discover industry-first insights into where your dealerships are losing to identify lost sales from same-brand and competitive defections, and empower timely decisions about operations and marketing spend.

DRIVE SHOWROOM TRAFFIC
DRIVE SHOWROOM TRAFFIC

Intercept. Engage. Convert.

Improve the conversion of your marketing channels through highly targeted private offers that drive more shoppers into dealer showrooms.

OPTIMIZE MEDIA
OPTIMIZE MEDIA

Near real-time insights.

Improve campaign efficiency and reveal ROI with the connection of cross-channel engagements to daily industry sales.

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Learn how to optimize your conversions

Scientific precision makes every marketing dollar work harder.

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LEADMANAGEMENT

Leads are the lifeblood of your sales and marketing strategy.

As the industry pioneer, Urban Science® sets the standard for managing the entire lead generation and tracking processes. We inform lead mix strategies, manage lead capture and distribution to dealers, and empower the management of key metrics such as lead quality and sales generated.

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TRAFFICVIEW

Winning starts with knowing what you’re losing.

TrafficView takes one-dimensional CRM data and infuses it with the power of Urban Science’s daily industry-wide sales* and defection data, transforming it into a holistic view of what’s really going on with dealership operations.

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Source: Urban Science® DataHub™ | New Sales
*Sales refers to vehicle unit sales and does not represent vehicle price or revenue.
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AUTOHOOK®

Help your dealers turn prospects into shoppers and shoppers into buyers.

AutoHook incentive campaigns are scientifically proven to efficiently turn in-market prospects into incremental showroom visits and new-to-brand sales through highly targeted, private offers.

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MEDIAPERFORMANCE™

Make every marketing dollar work harder.

Leverage industry-exclusive daily sales* to build smarter campaigns and prove ROI with the connection of cross-channel engagements.

Source: Urban Science® DataHub™ | New Sales
*Sales refers to vehicle unit sales and does not represent vehicle price or revenue.
EXPLORE

Know who’s in, who’s out, and where they went – on a national, regional, or dealer level.

The Urban Science® DataHub™ is one of the superpowers that make our solutions best-in-class. It’s the only near real-time source of industry-wide sales* fueled directly from the automakers, and not from a subset of dealers or modeled and delayed vehicle registrations. This exclusive data enables you to make informed business decisions based on yesterday’s insights, not last month’s or last quarter’s.

 

Source: Urban Science® DataHub™ | New Sales
*Sales refers to vehicle unit sales and does not represent vehicle price or revenue.
COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE

With access to over 98% of industry new vehicle sales in the U.S., our industry-exclusive data hub gives you the most complete picture of the automotive market.

NEAR REAL-TIME

Our OEM data is updated as frequently as daily, making our solutions the only ones in the industry fueled by near real-time sales.

HYPER-GRANULAR INSIGHTS

Urban Science statistics provide specifics into all transactions, including date of sale, ZIP code, make/model/trim, previous purchase, and selling dealer.

UNIVERSAL CONNECTIVITY

This powerful data can also be delivered to any platform, extending dealers’ ability to make near real-time decisions for their other investments.

DATA PROTECTION

Since data is our foundation, we ensure that it is protected, including strict adherence to consumer-level privacy regulations, as well as stringent partitioning of dealer and brand data.

What our clients are saying.

“I have worked with many partners, and can say in all honesty that my Urban Science team is in a league of their own. The team’s passion for our company to succeed is evident in their willingness to help answer critical business issues and satisfy urgent requests.”

Current OEM lead client

“Urban Science knows the industry, understands tactics to improve traffic, as well as communicates extremely well. I think aside from providing accurate data and innovative ideas, communication is the biggest and most crucial part of our partnership. My Urban Science team and I talk daily to ensure all lead management requests as well as internal reports, requests, and ad hoc analyses are on track. I couldn’t ask for a better business partner.”

Current OEM lead client

“You guys are the best team in the business!”

Current OEM lead client

“Your talent and dedication is what makes the seemingly impossible, possible. Thank you for your patience, perseverance, and willingness to be flexible, as we all collaborated remotely. I am exceptionally proud to have you all as team members.”

Current OEM lead client

Proving the clarity of our vision every day.
On every sale.

From high-volume brands to niche vehicles, Urban Science is trusted by dealers to uncover their most certain opportunities for success.

Latest insights

June 8th,  2021 Case Study

Ad Agency Tier10 Leverages Urban Science Data

Ad agency Tier10 leveraged Urban Science data to optimize its Tier II off-lease mail strategy and saw a 2.6% conversion rate.

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June 3rd, 2021 Blog

Attention: You may not have your consumers’ attention.

Urban Science’s recent online study revealed automotive marketers might not be capturing their audiences’ attention like they think they are.

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May 11th, 2021 Article

Agency model poses challenges – and opportunities – for dealers.

Much has already been written about the possible move from franchise to agency in automotive. With relatively few case studies to draw data from, educated speculation abounds.

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May 4th, 2021 Article

Getting Ready for the Second Wave of Electrification

The second wave of electrification is gaining momentum from both the public and private sectors.

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April 16th, 2021 Article

Aftersales After COVID-19: A One-Year Snapshot

The many lessons learned during the pandemic need to be viewed as enhancements, rather than replacements, to the tenets of sound dealership management.

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March 30th, 2021 Article

Consumers find value in online advertising – on their terms.

It’s no secret that online advertising is a great medium to capture consumers’ attention. In a recent Urban Science online study, we found that 86% of consumers find value in online ads.

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March 18th, 2021 Blog

The Unbreakable Value Of The In-Person Test Drive

If there has ever been any doubt regarding the relevance of the in-person test drive, we have confirmed loud and clear that it is here to stay.

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March 1st, 2021 Infographic

2020 YEAR-END REVIEW: How Did AutoHook Impact The Industry In 2020?

During the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, we helped 3,907 unique U.S. dealerships.

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February 10th, 2021 Press Release

Urban Science reports 2020 sales throughput for U.S. dealerships declined to 2012 levels

Urban Science released statistics and insights today from its 2020 Automotive Franchise Activity Report (FAR), indicating a small decrease in dealership rooftops but a large decrease in sales throughput.

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February 10th, 2021 Case Study

Findlay Kia Converts Lost Sales To Closed Sales With The 1-2 Punch Of TrafficView + AutoHook

In a down market, Findlay Kia needed an effective way to analyze their CRM data to expose inefficiencies in their sales process.

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February 5th, 2021 Blog

In-Market Shoppers Online Behavior Unlocked

During the coronavirus pandemic, many of us find ourselves online more – browsing, connecting with friends, or simply passing time – but how much more is more? In a recent […]

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Ad Agency Tier10 Leverages Urban Science Data

Ad agency Tier10 leveraged Urban Science data to optimize its Tier II off-lease mail strategy and saw a 2.6% conversion rate.

Attention: You may not have your consumers’ attention.

Urban Science’s recent online study revealed automotive marketers might not be capturing their audiences’ attention like they think they are.

Agency model poses challenges – and opportunities – for dealers.

Much has already been written about the possible move from franchise to agency in automotive. With relatively few case studies to draw data from, educated speculation abounds.