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One advantage of dashboards like Hootsuite: stats

Purists will say that using apps and dashboards like Hootsuite or Buffer take away the fundamental interpersonal relationships that are built through social media. By scheduling posts or sending them through these…


Added by J.D. Rucker on November 17, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Expert Panel To Discuss 2013 Automotive SEO Strategies at DMSC

One of the most lively workshop sessions at the 2013 Digital Marketing Strategies Conference (DMSC) will be a panel discussion that I will moderate on Automotive SEO.  I have invited JD Rucker, Ralph Paglia, and Eric…


Added by Brian Pasch on November 17, 2012 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Top Ten Blogs And News For Auto Dealers: Nov 12 – 16

The most trusted name in live chat brings the top ten blogs and auto news stories right to you! We monitor industry trends, current events, and the auto dealer community every week to bring you the top ten blogs…


Added by Stephen Jackson on November 16, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Google SEO On-Site vs Off-Site

Google is constantly updating and revising its algorithms that affect search results. In fact, the only thing that stays the same is how critically important it is to your business to maintain a website that keeps up with the changes in search engine…


Added by Jeff Wardwell on November 16, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Do You Know How Many VDP Views A Month Occur On Your Own Website?

It is no secret that consumers research cars online and that there is a STRONG correlation between inventory Vehicle Detail Page (VDP) views and car sales for a dealer.  

The more times a dealer's VDP's are viewed by in-market consumers, the more likely the phone will ring, an email lead will be submitted, or…


Added by Brian Pasch on November 16, 2012 at 9:54am — 2 Comments

Prepare to Make Changes for 2013 as Automotive Internet Marketing Evolves

There is a combination of hope and fear in the automotive industry. On one hand, many dealers and vendors are really starting to "get it" when it comes to automotive internet marketing. Dealers are finally embracing the internet as the primary arena through which to market their dealerships and vendors are starting…


Added by J.D. Rucker on November 16, 2012 at 9:54am — 1 Comment

Optimize Images For Search

It’s common to spend so much time trying to get pages to rank that we overlook the images we use on said pages. Sometimes, it’s just as important for a search engine optimization strategy to focus on a single image…


Added by Timothy Martell on November 16, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Climbing the steps to success! Step 1

Step #1: Enthusiasm:

Enthusiasm is important for any success story. Your enthusiasm for what you are doing is your first step in becoming successful. Always…

Added by Crystal Brown on November 16, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

VIDEO: Dealers Speak Out About Automotive Live Chat

Automotive Internet Directors Jim Flint of the John Eagle Auto Group, Chris Forsythe of David Stanley Chrysler, Bear Goodman of the Holmes Auto Group and Bob Glasser of JM Lexus describe the sales impact of adding live chat to their dealership websites.

For more information, please visit:…


Added by Aaron Hassen on November 16, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

Internet Sales 20 Group Dealer Workshops Scheduled for March 19-21 in Dallas

AUDUBON, NJ -- The next Automotive Internet Sales 20 Group has been scheduled for Dallas, Texas March 19th -21st 2013. Due to the massive success of Internet Sales 20 Group Chicago coupled with the high demand for dates for the next 20 group, …


Added by Ralph Paglia on November 15, 2012 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Steenman awarded contract for 2013 Portland International Auto Show

Just wanted to share this news and my friends and fellow ADM marketing professionals.  Team Steenman has been awarded the contract to handle this year's Portland International Auto Show at the Oregon Convention Center Jan 2013  Our campaign plans include new a website, video digital and social and of course traditional radio and TV ads, print and outdoor.

Added by Ed Steenman on November 15, 2012 at 5:11pm — No Comments

My First Car, What Was Yours?


Just those three words evoke all types of emotions and…


Added by Craig Lockerd on November 15, 2012 at 3:30pm — 17 Comments

Do You Use a CRM? Answer Three Questions in Three Minutes and You May Win $200!

Auto/Mate Dealership Systems is conducting a survey about CRM and desking solutions. We want to know what the most important features are and what matters most to users when considering purchasing a new solution. We would greatly appreciate your time and help with this survey, which is only three questions and should take approximately three to five minutes of your time! In two weeks, we will choose one random entry from our survey respondents and award that winner a $200 Visa gift…


Added by Mike Esposito on November 15, 2012 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Tips for Auto Dealerships Using Facebook Paid Ads

Facebook has been working hard to come up with a reliant, profitable revenue stream for a while now, and part of that effort is their Paid Ad program.  For dealerships that use them well, paid ads on Facebook can be a great addition to your dealership’s online marketing program.  Here are some…


Added by Ali Amirrezvani on November 15, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Latest Used Car Trends In Mid November

Mid-November Used Car Market Report courtesy of Black Book:

There have been numerous headlines in the news over the last couple of weeks that could create or be a part of a reaction within the used car market. First is a continuation of the effects of Hurricane Sandy, which is now being followed up with an early Nor’easter dumping cold temperatures and wet snow. This second…


Added by John Sternal on November 15, 2012 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Optimize Your Facebook Ad Spend with Promoted Posts

With the recent IPO, Facebook made several changes to accommodate businesses and their desire to market to the 1 billion users on this growing social media platform.  As a result both users and companies will see an increase in advertising, including the newly released promoted posts. …


Added by Kathleen Perley on November 15, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

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Added by Ralph Paglia on November 15, 2012 at 10:50am — No Comments

Missing bullet for your BDC

Below is a brief description of our productivity software that is designed to work with your existing BDC software. It is the newest BDC solution on the market and is making quite a stir. It has been described as “the missing link for anyone’s BDC” by a renowned BDC trainer.

(1) PowerMarket PRO will double or triple the amount of calls your BDR’s can make in a single day thus allowing a single person to easily do the work of two or three. When a call is placed you can either speak live…


Added by Ken Long on November 15, 2012 at 8:56am — No Comments

Are You Selling or Are You Buying?

Are You Selling or Are You Buying?


Have you ever had this conversation?


You: “Hi Mr. Customer, it’s me John from ABC Chevy and I just wanted to follow-up with you to see if you are still in the market for that 2010 Chevy Silverado that you e-mailed me…


Added by Jason Parman on November 15, 2012 at 8:42am — 11 Comments

Mark Cuban's Facebook Outcry

Tech billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he is fed up with the social network giant and plans to go elsewhere with his business. He is sick of getting hit with fees up to $5k to get his message across to Mavericks fans stating on the Inquisitor, "We are moving far more aggressively into Twitter and reducing…


Added by Ketty Colom on November 15, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

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