Professional Community for Car Dealers, Automotive Marketers and Sales Managers
A website with an established, loyal visitor base is a valuable, powerful entity. Whether you own this site to drive sales for your core business, generate additional revenue through advertising/subscriptions or simply wish to communicate an idea - the attractiveness of your site's content is paramount.
How do you drive more customers to your site? Yes, advertising is one solution, but advertising is more effective as a "final step" than a "first step". You need to construct (or…Continue
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|OMMA Agenda - Day 2- Tuesday, March 1|
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|Monday, February 28|
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When most people think of online advertising, they think of ads that appear within the confines of your web browser - not anymore. Many websites sell advertising space and allow companies to put different types of creative media on their page. These companies typically charge on a CPC (cost-per-click) or CPM (cost-per-thousand-impressions) basis. Most businesses are also familiar with SEM (search engine marketing), commonly called paid search, where priority placement is…Continue
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|The numbers just keep on climbing: 70% of households now use the Internet when searching for products and services, and 97% of Internet users in the U.S. gather their shopping information online. Nearly every one of these shoppers uses a search engine like Google or Bing as the primary way to gather that information and decide from whom they will…|
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Automotive Advertising Agencies are invited to attend and sponsor the 2011 Automotive Marketing Boot Camp which is being held April 16-18th at the Hilton Orlando. The conference will attract top dealers from across the United States and Canada who seek to gain mastery of winning strategies for automotive advertising, marketing, and…Continue
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Automotive Social Media Strategy:
The Role of a Dealership Content Strategist…Continue
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Check this out... Oscar Loera saw a Tweet from Ralph Paglia complaining that a business was located incorrectly by the Hertz Neverlost GPS System he was using in a car he rented at Washington Dulles International…Continue
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| Looking for the Best Deal on a 2011 Volkswagen in New Jersey this
weekend?? Don`t miss our Douglas VW Authorized Employee Pricing
Sales Event that begins today Friday 2/25 till Monday…
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Recently one of my clients asked me how he can get his Google Adwords listings to include the review counts as shown above for AutoPartsWarehouse.com. I wanted to write a post to make a distinction between Google Seller Rating (shown above) and the newly released Google Boost.
In the example above, Google Seller Ratings are included on Google Adwords campaigns. Google Boost…
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Join us for a live conference right at your desk on March 9th from 11AM to 3PM EST.
- Hear the latest advice and trends that make reputation management easier and more effective for dealerships.
- Attend workshops by leading social media experts.
- Learn from fellow dealers who are driving more sales through online reputation management.
- Get a first-hand look at Cars.com's all-new Dealer Reviews feature before our beta launch this spring.
- Get expert advice on…
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Rat: Press on the bar, get some food.
Human: Buy or service your car at a dealership with a rewards program, earn some points.
One of the most influential behavioral psychologists of all time, B.F. Skinner, discovered in his groundbreaking radical behaviorism experiments that the rate with which the rat pressed the bar depended not on any preceding stimulus (as Pavlov had insisted), but on what followed the bar…
Google posted an update on their Adwords website regarding Conversion Optimization settings. This may be news to many dealers who run their own Adwords campaign so I am re-posting some information provided on their blog.
Keep in mind that conversion in Google normally tracks responses via forms submission, which would not include phone calls that are generated by PPC…Continue