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December 2008 ADM Blog Posts (81)

False and Misleading Advertising Online - Steering, Buzz Marketing and Dishonesty; By Lance Winslow

By Lance Winslow





It sure seems dishonorable and disingenuous for online marketers to use a fake name to steer Internet Surfers to a website to buy something while using a fake name. Some justify their deception by stating that it is a "pen name" but is that really sufficient, as it is still a fake name and trickery tactics that are being deployed?



It seems especially problematic when that Internet Surfer or… Continue

Added by Lance Winslow on December 31, 2008 at 1:54am — No Comments

"Site Provider" Tried Stealing My SEO Work And Claim It As Their Own!

Something so amazing happened to me this week that I had to share with you. As you all know I run a search engine optimization company known as SEO for dealers. I have since broadened my services to include e-mail marketing and pay per click marketing so I have renamed the company as Indie Results. That however is not why I'm writing today. I have many dealerships as clients most of them have different website… Continue

Added by Indie Results on December 30, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Automotive Advertising Agencies Love EveryCarListed.Com!

As the President of AdAgencyOnline, L.L.C. and the host of a blog talk radio station on automotive advertising - WAAOL, All Automotive Advertising All The Time - I have had the opportunity to review many inventory based automotive advertising websites. I can honestly say that none of them provide the added values to consumers, auto dealers and automotive advertising agencies that are offered on EveryCarListed.Com.



Their free “For Sale By Owner”… Continue

Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

How to Find the Perfect, Fuel-Efficient, New or Used Vehicle on www.EveryCarListed.com

www.EveryCarListed.com launched several key site improvements today. One of these improvements is a search wizard that allows a car shopper to find new or used vehicles in his or her area based on the fuel efficiency of the vehicle and type of fuel. If you want to find all vehicles within 30 miles that get better than 40 miles per gallon and are capable of running on E85 Ethanol, this new www.EveryCarListed.com wizard is the way to do it.…



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Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 6:28pm — No Comments

New Changes to the www.EveryCarListed.com Site!

www.EveryCarListed.com has had a face-lift to help make the site more user-friendly. In making our site easier to use, www.EveryCarListed.com hopes to help consumers buy cars – new or used - or sell their cars. We are also excited about our easy to use free auto listings and enhanced search features.



The original www.EveryCarListed.com “bright yellow” color scheme has been… Continue

Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Are all brands and models of new cars and used cars listed on www.EveryCarListed.com?

YES - at www.EveryCarListed.com we are driven to bring you the best

selection of new, used and certified used cars; all in one place on the

World Wide Web. www.EveryCarListed.com has already negotiated agreements

with General Motors, Chrysler, Ford and Saturn - with more being reviewed

daily - to list their inventory on our site directly from their OEM

(Original Equipment Manufacturer) databases.… Continue

Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Why buy Certified Used Cars, (CPOV), on www.EveryCarListed.com?

What a great question! The Certified Used Cars posted on

www.EveryCarListed.com offer a number of benefits for auto dealers and

their customers. Most auto manufacturers support Certified Used Programs

which protect both the selling auto dealer and their customer if there are

any covered problems after the sale and purchase.



These factory subsidized vehicles offer many of the advantages of a new car.

The warranty supported… Continue

Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 6:01pm — No Comments

How can www.EveryCarListed.com better serve you?

www.EveryCarListed.com is company with an innovative approach to car sales and advertising. We have a site that we hope works well for both buyers and sellers but we would like your thoughts on how we can make it better as well!



You, the www.EveryCarListed.com customer are the driving force behind the site and our goal is to give you the best car buying or selling experience possible.



There are many… Continue

Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 5:52pm — No Comments

Applying For a Car Loan in a Tight Credit Market

The credit markets are tight these days and whether we realize it or not this affects all of us. What is noteworthy is that by following some very simple steps you can greatly enhance your chances of being approved for a loan. Here are the six things that matter most.



1. Complete personal information is key when applying for a loan. Make sure you have your current address and previous address if you’ve moved in the last two years. Make sure that you know your social security number… Continue

Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Bad News For The Auto Industry Is Good News For Car Buyers - EveryCarListed.Com Is Good News For Both!

After surviving thirty years in the auto industry as an auto dealer, automotive advertising agency and more recently as the President of AdAgencyOnline.Net - a free automotive advertising resource portal - I can honestly say that I have seen everything and today’s tough economic times are no exception! I started selling cars in 1975 in the middle of that decade’s gas crisis and the premature announcement of the ”death of the american auto industry” was as… Continue

Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Trends in the Online Automotive Market Offer Yellow Pages Growth Opportunities

Looking for a new car used to mean spending the day hitting dealership row, encountering one dealer after another. Those days are vanishing. Nearly 90 percent of today’s car buyers hit the Internet first, and dealers encounter prospective buyers who are already well informed. As such, car buyers are savvy and more aggressive, often helping put them in the driver’s seat in more ways than one. Highly consumer-centric automotive portals are to thank for this metamorphosis.



These… Continue

Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 5:29pm — No Comments

www.EveryCarListed.com Has Added New Features!

You heard correctly, www.EveryCarListed.com has changed its site. Now, you may be wondering what was changed and if it’s going to benefit you, the consumer? The answer is yes!



The www.EveryCarListed.com team is always looking for new things to bring to the table and this week, we incorporated a new feature. To make finding the right new, used or certified vehicle easier, we have added consumer reviews for… Continue

Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 5:13pm — No Comments

It’s a Car Buyer’s Market this Holiday Season!

Are you in the market to buy a car this holiday season? Lots of folks are! December traditionally is the best month of the year to make a deal on a new or pre-owned vehicle. The manufacturers roll out the red carpet with incentives and dealers are very motivated to move their pre-owned inventory before the end of the year. Now add the most recent Federal Reserve rate cut and depressed demand in the auto industry the last few months; and car buyers have a perfect storm of… Continue

Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 5:09pm — No Comments

AutoRevo : Exciting Jobs Open!

We are looking for highly motivated Sales Directors to work from our Dallas offices. Fast paced high tech environment requires excellent computer and internet skills with the instincts of the car business. Send resumes to careers@autorevo.com.

Learn more about us on the company page of our website AutoRevo.com

Added by Chad Polk on December 30, 2008 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Five Things I Can Do to Stimulate the Economy

What a wonderful time of year! Wouldn’t you agree? It is wonderful even as we draw near to the end of a year that our children and our children’s children will study in their economics classes. So what can we do to turn this giant American economic ship around? Here are five things that can make a difference right now:



1. Change your attitude. You’ve heard your whole life that attitude is everything and frankly it is. We can change the economy first and perhaps most dramatically by… Continue

Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Nissan Maxima Offers Four Door Sports Car For 2009

I was in a dealership recently and noticed the new 2009 Nissan Maxima. The Maxima has long been a favorite of mine and the new body style is no exception. Nissan calls it the four door sports car and the vehicle lives up to it. The new body style looks wide and thick. It has the same 3.5 liter VQ engine that has been on Ward’s 10 Best Engines list for 14 years in a row. Right off the showroom floor it has 290 hp.



If you love the combination of luxury, performance and affordable… Continue

Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Hybrids Take Center Stage

What are our domestic auto manufacturers doing about energy these days? A lot!



Ford Motor Company announced recently that the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan hybrid models will be 41 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. Wow! 41 mpg in the city means our urban areas can see huge benefits. And get this, the Fusion and the Milan can go up to 47 mph on all electric power. This makes them extremely useful in those short trips down the street to the grocery store or around the block to… Continue

Added by Meg on December 30, 2008 at 2:23pm — No Comments

Ford Scores a Major Automotive Marketing Coup with 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid being Introduced in April 2009

Ford scores marketing coup with thrifty Fusion hybrid

By Sharon Silke Carty, USA TODAY

DETROIT — The Ford Fusion hybrid will be the most fuel-efficient midsize sedan on the market when it arrives this spring, clocking in at 41 miles per gallon, according to data given to Ford Motor by the Environmental Protection… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on December 30, 2008 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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