RR 479: Sara Fraser – Important Millennial Buying Habits and Tendencies
Younger consumers, specifically millennials demand a level of service, convenience and digital finesse from whoever services their vehicles. Millennials have become the largest generation recorded. So it is with a meticulous and careful analysis that we need to understand what do millennial customers want when it comes to vehicle service and repair. We need to adjust!
Sara Fraser is a millennial who has a love for life, travel, and connecting with other humans! She has over 15 years of retail management experience, the last 6 of them as an office manager for a used car sales and service center. To bring her customer service, marketing, and business knowledge to the automotive industry she has recently joined the team at Haas Performance Consulting.
Sara loves helping others grow and succeed and is excited to share her expertise on management and social media, her views on how and why the younger generations think and act, and how to work and manage a business within a multi-generational workforce. When she isn’t working Sara spends her time traveling, attending theatrical productions, music festivals, concerts, advocating for human and animal rights, celebrating life in general and connecting with other people from all over the world. Look for Sara’s previous episodes HERE.
Key Talking Points
What millennial customers want
Good online reviews and owner responses to reviews
Updated on social media
Availability to make an appointment online
Millennials will use their preferred method of communication (email/text/message) and want to be responded to with the same method
Appreciate fast responses
Subscribers to subscriptions/memberships- future car service membership for oil changes etc
They want to have an experience to share with other people
Do not want shop talk language, terms and acronyms they don’t know about- instead, use visuals for explanation and use empathy when delivering explanation of costly repairs
Inclusive to all no matter age or gender
Millennials love getting mail- always receiving packages, programmed to love physical mail, “junk” is in email
Availability for later hours or hours on the weekend
Contact Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org
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