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LiveEventStream Automotive (LESA) Joins CDK Global Partner Program
MANCHESTER, CONN. – December, X, 2017 – LiveEventStream Automotive (LESA), a leading video streaming media service provider, today announced that it has become a participant in the CDK Global Partner Program. As a member of the largest third-party partner program in the industry, LESA is now part of a marketplace of applications and integration choices developed to help automotive dealers succeed.
“We are excited to be part of the CDK Global Partner Program,” said Philip Ly, CEO and co-founder, LESA. “Dealers can now easily order and add full-motion video for every single car in their inventory. LESA’s full-motion video is then seamlessly integrated into CDK’s new website platform. It’s now easier than ever to upgrade from stitched video to real full-motion video using the LESA video platform.”
LESA’s Video Inventory Program is a leading full-motion video provider for the automobile dealer industry. Its high-quality HD videos come complete with real human voiceovers, search engine optimization, and custom voiceover options. With full inventory integration, a simple video capture platform, and a batch video distribution process, dealers can quickly and easily present their full-motion inventory on not only their main site but also on their major third-party sites. LESA is also one of the first automotive video providers to optimize and make videos play seamlessly on major dealer mobile sites, a feature of increasing importance in the age of the smartphone.
LESA’s videos have been proven to increase time spent on a dealer’s site, generate more leads, and drive more traffic to dealer websites through video SEO.
“We’re very pleased to introduce LESA as the newest member of the CDK Global Partner Program,” said Howard Gardner, vice president and general manager, CDK Data Services. “LESA is a welcome addition to our vibrant program that provides dealers with a range of partner choices and the assurance that their programs can be seamlessly integrated with our applications.”
The CDK Global Partner Program provides its partners with access to a diverse CDK ecosystem through the ability to integrate with a range of CDK applications, as well as with CDK dealer websites. LESA’s addition to the CDK Partner Program allows for the seamless display of LESA inventory videos with dealers on the CDK website platform, allowing them to effectively merchandise their vehicles through video. Furthermore, dealers can now use the CDK stats dashboard to review video statistics and video interactions.
About the CDK Global Partner Program
The CDK Partner Program now includes more than 350 partner companies and 450 unique applications auto dealers can use to run their businesses. As part of the CDK ecosystem, the CDK Partner Program provides data and workflow integration to a wide range of third parties, OEMs and dealers. For a full list of partner applications available through the program, visit cdkglobal.com/partners.
About CDK Global
With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global (NASDAQ:CDK) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK solutions automate and integrate all parts of the dealership and buying process from targeted digital advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles. Visit cdkglobal.com.
I Do Stream LLC, DBA LESA, is a privately held video streaming media service provider based in Manchester, Connecticut. It is a leading provider of several unique, cutting-edge video services for the automotive industry and partners with a number of lot service agencies who provide high-definition inventory video to a growing number of areas.
In addition to Video Inventory, LESA also has a sales tool called the Dealer Video Suite (DVS) app and Vid2Pic. The DVS app allows dealers to conveniently shoot, brand, optimize, and distribute customer testimonial videos from any iOS or Android device. It also features a “Thank you” function which a dealership sales team can use to send personalized videos thanking customers for their business. More importantly, sales reps or BDC personnel can leverage the inventory video by selecting an existing vehicle video and personalized it with a custom voice over or sales rep intro pre-roll and send it to a prospective lead. Our Vid2Pic tools allows high-quality photos to be automatically extracted from the video which saves time and increases speed to market. Please visit LESAutomotive.com for more information.
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