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We are always looking for people to photograph cars for us. When we get an applicant, I send them instructions with some sample shots to duplicate using their own camera and car. This does two things for me. It shows me if they can follow directions and hold a camera straight. The samples are like these.
Well after this applicants pictures, I realized that…Continue
Google's local reach rarely exceeds its grasp. Google signed a new partner that raises the stakes in local search and puts IYPs on alert.
ReachLocal, a provider of local…Continue
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What is Six Sigma?
The concepts surrounding the drive to Six Sigma quality are essentially those of statistics and probability. In simple…Continue
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Those that have known me for any length of time will know that I don't theorize without…Continue
posted on: January 04, 2008 by Robert Nabloid - Seeking Alpha
Most investors are probably laughing at the…
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Article By David A. Utter - Fri, 01/04/2008 - 1:37pm - Webpronews.com
Webmasters will decide this…Continue
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Are your dealership’s conventional media advertising strategies generating enough showroom traffic, incoming sales calls and Internet leads? If not, it it’s time to review your overall advertising strategies and factor in the use of online,…Continue
In the early days of the personal computer revolution IBM was the biggest of the big players. They had essentially invented the personal computer and dominated the market. Eventually a number of smaller computer companies started to take increasingly larger bites out of IBM's market share.
These smaller computer companies were building fast, inexpensive systems. They were listening to the consumer and integrating new technologies like CD-ROM drives and sound cards. Big Blue,…Continue
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I recently received this inquiry and my response is shown below it:
"I have gathered much information from your input. Thank you. I was wondering if I could ask you a couple of questions regarding your micro-sites.
do you/your team create and manage these yourself, or is a third party involved?
what would you advise to or not to do when getting started with these micro-sites?
I know you are a busy man, if you can't get back to me, but I…
Is One All-Purpose Web Site Enough for a Dealership to Experience Significant Levels of Digital Marketing Success?
Posted by Ralph Paglia
I would like to start this posting by proposing that the Internet be…
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According to the BIGresearch latest Simultaneous Media Survey, the only way for people to keep up with the deluge of media options is to multitask with other media. Specifically, says Gary Drenik, President of BIGresearch, "TV's influence on consumers to purchase products declined, whereas new media options such as web radio, satellite radio, instant messaging and blogging all increased. Consumers seem to be seeking information from digital…Continue
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TITLE 14: COMMERCE SUBTITLE B: CONSUMER PROTECTION CHAPTER II: ATTORNEY GENERAL PART 475 MOTOR VEHICLE ADVERTISING
Added by Ralph Paglia on December 27, 2007 at 8:00am — No Comments
Top automobile dealers in the nation will tell you that e-mail marketing is a vital and cost-effective method of communicating with nternet-savvy prospect. At Courtesy Chevrolet we have the results to prove it.
We have learned to leverage the marketing power of the Internet…
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Just because every car on the road needs maintenance once in a while, it does not mean that you don't have step up your game when it comes to your auto repair shop's website. Websites can sink a business or become an amazing way to get more customers. Here are 8 ways that you can use web design elements to make your car repair shop's website stand out from the crowd.
Lots of White Space in Layout
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