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Don't Forget The Love

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Cybersnacking, The New Entitlement

Started this ADM discussion. Last reply by Thomas A. Kelly Aug 30, 2011. 2 Replies

Cybersnacking has become an entitlement it seems. Personal, never ending texting, personal cell conversations, and constant web browsing.....starting with the GM who feels he/she can't be critical of…Continue

The Online Automotive Shopper Is Over It.

Started this ADM discussion. Last reply by chris b Aug 11, 2011. 1 Reply

Once upon a time, not so long ago, most often late at night, we all found ourselves mildly curious about a cheap product advertized on a sixty second TV commercial. Many ended with “you must order…Continue

Ms./Mr. Internet Marketing Director, It's your job!

Started this ADM discussion. Last reply by Ed Brooks Aug 8, 2011. 8 Replies

We need to be on Facebook. We need to be on twitter. We need to list our inventory on Autotrader and Cars. We need to buy leads. We need to expand PPC. We need an SEO strategist. We need a reputation…Continue

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Thomas A. Kelly commented on J.D. Rucker's blog post Suddenly Everyone’s an SEO Pilot with a Team of Experts at their Arms
"I want to hear a sales rep talking "bad" about another vendor if the sales rep knows what he is talking about and in fact the other vendor(s) have been or are "bad". Each vendor's marketing strategy must make economic sense…"
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Thomas A. Kelly commented on Keith Shetterly's blog post The First Public Dealer Data Guarantee
" The good guys always wear white hats... "
May 21, 2013
Thomas A. Kelly commented on Keith Shetterly's blog post The First Public Dealer Data Guarantee
"Could CAR-Research/Shetterly be the beginning of the end of the vendors “all you can eat buffet”? Unlike a buffet, the dealer body has been paying the vendor to harvest our data. How messed up is that? Like Keith has often said over the…"
May 21, 2013
Thomas A. Kelly liked Keith Shetterly's blog post The First Public Dealer Data Guarantee
May 20, 2013
Thomas A. Kelly is now friends with Penny Vettel and Amanda Ryan
May 20, 2013
Thomas A. Kelly commented on James A. Ziegler's blog post Double-Cross or NOT a Double-Cross??
May 19, 2013
Thomas A. Kelly commented on James A. Ziegler's blog post Double-Cross or NOT a Double-Cross??
"UpShift Digital is now onboard defending Cars.com’s horrible treatment of the dealer…Here is what their President and CEO had to say about them a short 11 months ago…..   June 19, 2012 by John Druien “A new article…"
May 19, 2013
Thomas A. Kelly commented on James A. Ziegler's blog post Double-Cross or NOT a Double-Cross??
"I have held back comparing the growing antics played out by many of “today’s” vendors to what I feel is really wrong in America today. The current brand of in your face, self centered, narcissistic behavior reminds me too much…"
May 11, 2013
Thomas A. Kelly commented on Timothy Martell's blog post Cars.com Fights Back! Discredit and Spin Is the New Game Plan!
"Whatever the level of distrust that exists is and will continue to be equal to the deception put upon the dealer body. I am not sure the layers of deception have all been peeled back yet. I suspect there is more to come...I encourage…"
May 8, 2013
Thomas A. Kelly commented on James A. Ziegler's blog post Double-Cross or NOT a Double-Cross??
"Good job Mathew, video is well done. Thanks. "
May 6, 2013
Thomas A. Kelly commented on James A. Ziegler's blog post Double-Cross or NOT a Double-Cross??
"I always look to the character and integrity of those at the top of any organization....I hear the noise they make but do not weight it until I can understand the person(s) saying the words. Truth , honor and integrity....if they have it, chances…"
May 5, 2013
Thomas A. Kelly commented on James A. Ziegler's blog post Double-Cross or NOT a Double-Cross??
"Tom Gorham says: "You don't attempt to convert wary customers by agreeing with them that dealers are slimeballs"....Next to the weather here today Tom, that is the most PERFECT thing I have seen or heard....pretty much says it…"
May 5, 2013
Thomas A. Kelly commented on James A. Ziegler's blog post Double-Cross or NOT a Double-Cross??
"Nick Hummer: “We realize that the limited Cars.com branding doesn’t immediately peg these sites as belonging to us, but   I say, this is bullshit double speak for saying, we knew we would get some s*** if dealers knew so we did not…"
May 5, 2013

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Are your web properties outdated?

Posted on March 18, 2012 at 6:00am 6 Comments

Nothing says you are not worthy more than outdated content on your web properties. If you do little else, keep your content up to date and fresh.

 

  • Previous  month’s service coupons three days into the current month
  • Rebates and incentives  out of date
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Who is John Zeiglar ?

Posted on January 31, 2012 at 2:52am 26 Comments

Who is John Zeiglar ?

 

How can I find the company he is said to work for, Performance Company?

 

What is a “performance writer”?

 

Why would an author allow his name to be mis-spelled regularly in the same publication repeatedly over many months?

 

Has anyone seen him registered on any Automotive blogs, Facebook,…

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Louis Chevrolet, David Buick and 9 Other Automotive Pioneers to Assemble in Flint…. “Where It All Began”

Posted on December 24, 2011 at 10:46am 0 Comments

Joe Rundell, World Class Artist Commissioned by Back to the Bricks Committee.

Joe most recently shared the spotlight with Mark Ruess, President of General Motors at Hank Graff Chevrolet in Davison, Michigan.The November 3, 2011 event at the Graff dealership marked Chevrolet’s 100th Birthday. Also joining in on the fun was Pinky Randall, AKA, “Mr. Chevrolet”, and his 1914 Chevrolet Light Six, the only Light Six known to still exist. David Chappell,…

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Exposing Black Hat PPC Techniques: Stealing Competitor’s Trademark Traffic in Google Adwords

Posted on July 15, 2011 at 2:53am 0 Comments

Hijacking our names/trademarks in organic search....Nothing new.....this article by Mike Bodet on Search Engine Journal exposes a technique being used to steal traffic with PPC. If you think this does not happen in our industry your are wrong. I found out by reading this article that I was not going crazy and that I did see what I thought I saw.

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At 6:10am on July 28, 2011, Will Michaelson said…

Thank you, Thomas! It's nice to meet you as well. I'm looking forward to some great conversations on here.

At 9:36am on June 21, 2011, Stephanie Young said…
Hello Thomas!  It is always a good day to make a new friend in this industry.  Thank you!!!  Hope all is well with you, as well.
At 4:34am on June 24, 2010, Jason Brown said…
Hi Thomas. I was just reading more about the "stop the clock" looking for info on Q3 and ran across your post. Did you ever find a better solution than an alarm clock? :)
 
 
 

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