RVT.com, an Internet classified ad site for new and used travel trailers, motorhomes and folding camping trailers, reported today (June 7) that its online marketplace has experienced a 30% increase in RV sales since the beginning of 2010, and expects that growth to continue throughout the peak summer RV sales season, according to a press release.
“Since January this year, we’ve seen up to a 30% increase in RVs sold over the same period in 2009,” said Shawn Friesen, RVT.com marketing director. “More than 2,400 RVs have been sold through RVT.com in the first five months of 2010, and we expect this trend to continue through the summer months, when we typically experience the most RV sales in June and July.”
Friesen noted that Google Insights for Search also shows a 7% search-volume increase for RV buyer-related keywords such as “RV for sale,” ”used RV” and “RV sales,” an indication that more RV buyers are searching the Internet for listings.
At RVT.com, buyers can search for RVs by type, year, make, length, location and price range. Sellers have the option to list their RV for a 4-, 8- or 12-week period or until it’s sold. All ads are optimized for search engines and social networks, and include photos, video and unlimited text.
Enhanced listing options are also available. The site provides an online ad generator so posting an ad and photos is simple and streamlined, and the RVT ”Price Checker” searches the entire site’s inventory to provide high, low and average prices by vehicle make and model.
For dealers, RVT.com offers a ”Dealer Management Interface” that allows dealers to easily upload and change multiple ads, track email leads and monitor traffic. Multiple listing accounts are available for a low monthly fee.
RVT.com is among North America’s leading online marketplaces for buying and selling RVs. RVT.com and its affiliate websites attract more than 20,000 daily visitors to search more than 50,000 private and dealer listings. RVT.com classifieds specializes in the sale of new and used RVs online. RVT.com has assisted in the sale of over 40,000 RVs since 2002.