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  • J.R. Batchelor
  • Alexander Lau
  • Tracy Clinger
  • Sindi Lindberg
  • Lynn Clark
  • Jim Kristoff
  • Philip Moore
  • Dan Weik (pronounced wick)
  • Bill Goodfriend
  • Joseph Little
  • Eliana Raggio
  • AutoQueen Christine
  • Shereef
  • Anirban Das

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Jim Canto posted a status
"I need a contemporary Social Media Policy for automotive sales staff (or general) as quickly as possible. Got a link??"
Dec 17, 2013
Jim Canto left a comment for Don Mathews
"Welcome aboard, Don. This place will provide you with an intense education in automotive specific digital marketing. Here's to the future!"
Jul 26, 2013
Jim Canto joined Ralph Paglia's group
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Jul 19, 2013
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May 31, 2013
Jim Canto replied to Mark Dubis's discussion The $64,000 Questions
"Application. Accountability. User adoption. Nothing matters if what was purchased is not adopted and applied with accountability. As Keith said; It's a management issue. The chaos multiplies in larger automotive groups."
May 31, 2013
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May 28, 2013
Jim Canto posted a photo

Curious CarGurus tactic .. What's wrong with this picture??

I'm seeking opinions regarding what my fellow Automotive Digital Marketing professionals see in this photo. If you were Shawnee Mission Kia, what would you take issue with?
May 28, 2013
Jim Canto commented on J.D. Rucker's blog post Post Inventory the Right Way to Facebook
"Gotta love Ryan's comment below; "More like finding a curly fry in the box with the regular ;)" ... too funny... and makes perfect sense."
May 24, 2013
Ryan Leslie and Jim Canto are now friends
May 22, 2013
Jim Canto is attending Eliana Raggio's event

FREE Webinar: The 13 Metrics That Matter Most at

June 13, 2013 from 12pm to 1pm
There are literally 100’s of different metrics that are available to us at a dealership…and it is often confusing and overwhelming to figure out what to do with all that great information. Many use their metrics to make such important decisions as setting budgets and even hiring more personnel but which metrics really make a difference?Like the dashboard of a vehicle, some marketing metrics need to be monitored frequently (similar to a speedometer), and some only need to be looked at when…See More
May 22, 2013
Jim Canto commented on Ralph Paglia's blog post Effective Dealer SEO Strategy Requires Keywords Focused on Car Buyer Intent
"Thomas, in reply to your question: ...I'd like to add just a bit to help you see it even more clearly. "Doesn't that attract the wrong kind of crowd?" is a perfect question to ask. The answer speaks to knowing the demographic…"
Apr 15, 2013
Jim Canto commented on Brian Pasch's blog post Automotive Website Companies Are Rolling The Dice With SEO
"Oh yes.. "Managed SEO"... which some vendors dare call their program of concatenating database fields into page-level meta data. And, when I had access to the meta data for our site, I could instantly see the primitive approach and lack of…"
Apr 8, 2013
Jim Canto commented on Brian Pasch's blog post Dealers Need to Become VDP Factories
"Locked and loaded."
Feb 22, 2013
Jim Canto updated their profile
Feb 22, 2013
Jim Canto posted a video

Social Media for The Enterprise: A Business Case

How is social media truly impacting businesses today? Why are many of the world’s top brands—like Pepsi, Virgin, NHL, and American Express—now embracing social media company-wide? Can social media really benefit B2B marketing? Find out in this…
Feb 6, 2013

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At 12:30pm on December 7, 2012, Alexander Lau said…

Hi Jim,


Thanks man! If you want to stay in touch contact me at Not much to our site right now, kind of like the cobbler's son with no shoes.




At 9:53am on November 12, 2012, Tracy Clinger said…


please email me directly at


At 10:51am on November 22, 2010, Eliana Raggio said…
Hi Jim, Thanks for reaching out to me. Although I am not in sales, I can probably answer most of your questions. Call me directly when you have a block of time to speak directly. 949.440.1166. Looking forward to it. E.

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