• Responsive Design Best Practices

    When Responsive Design hit the automotive space over a year ago, it was a brand new concept to many. The idea that dealers no longer needed a separate mobile site, but a single site with a Content Management System (CMS) that automatically adjusted to various screen sizes, seemed too good to be true. Now, a […]

  • Website Loading Speed Is More Important Today Than Ever Before

    Media today has shifted from computers to the mobile market. Whether people are on the move, or standing in line, they’re using their phones to access the web. Surprisingly, slow pages can be a hindrance to a dealer’s bottom line. The importance of site speed is more of a priority than ever. Benjamin Spiegel, author […]

  • How many testers are enough (especially when you are short on time)?

    By: Adam Dennis Vice President of Product Development Dominion Dealer Solutions As the grey hairs have collected, I have heard a range of arguments over the years about how many testers are enough for user testing, (or even alpha and beta testing).  Some argue that you should have large samples for statistical certainty, while others […]

  • Google’s Multi-Armed Bandit Approach to A/B Experimentation

    By: Adam Dennis VP of Product Development Dominion Dealer Solutions Most retail owners targeting online sales via business websites want the option of testing out different versions of a web page to see which one has a higher conversion rate.  Most dealers in the automotive industry have heard of, or currently utilize, split A/B testing. […]

  • Dominion Dealer Solutions Launches New Website Platform — Dominion Adaptive Websites

    Dominion Dealer Solutions announced today the launch of its new website platform, Dominion Adaptive Websites. Dominion’s industry-exclusive website platform is built with Adaptive Design Technology which provides a responsive and optimized consumer experience, automatically configuring to display on desktop, tablet, or mobile devices. In addition to the enhanced user experience, Dominion Adaptive Websites deliver key […]

  • Dominion Dealer Solutions Wins 2012 PCG Spotlight Award

    Dominion Dealer Solutions announced today that its Be Back Mobile App has been recognized with a 2012 PCG Spotlight Award from Pasch Consulting Group. The Spotlight Awards, which recognize excellence in innovation for recently released automotive marketing products, were handed out at the 2012 NADA Convention. The Be Back app, a white-labeled mobile application branded […]

  • Dominion Launches Dealer-Branded Mobile App for Consumers

    Dominion Dealer Solutions announced today it has launched a dealer-branded consumer mobile app. The Be Back app, a white-labeled mobile application branded for each dealership, is a mobile glove box app designed to help consumers manage their vehicle’s maintenance needs from one device.  This automotive industry exclusive mobile app is designed to grow and enhance […]

  • Dominion Dealer Solutions Announces Realignment of Businesses, Products, and People

    Dominion Dealer Solutions, an industry leader in automotive technology and services and a division of Dominion Enterprises, announced today the reorganization and unification of its businesses and products. These changes, as reported by Robert Berndt, president of Dominion Dealer Solutions, reflect the company’s objective to deliver a single and complete set of solutions for customer, […]

  • Dealerskins Wins 2011 AWA Peak Performance Award

    Dealerskins, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions and the leader in automotive web solutions, announced today it is the recipient of the 2011 Peak Performance Automotive Website Award. Following the 2011 Las Vegas Digital Dealer Conference, Brian Pasch, CEO of PCG Digital Marketing, presented Dealerskins with the Peak Performance award for search marketing architecture. This […]

  • Dealerskins & XIGroup unite to provide comprehensive website solutions for auto dealers

    Dealerskins, Inc., the premier provider of websites for automotive dealers nationwide and a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions, today announced its sister company, XIGroup, will unite under the Dealerskins brand to provide the most comprehensive website solutions for auto dealers. The merger of the two Dominion website businesses is part of an overall company strategy […]

  • DataOne Software Releases Enhanced VIN Decoder API Web Service

    Beverly, MA – January 10, 2012 – DataOne Software, a division of Dominion Dealer Solutions and a leading provider of vehicle content and automotive data solutions, announced today it has released a completely redesigned version of its VIN Decoder API as part of its Web Services.  The new product is a true “vehicle decoder,” as […]