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The Power of Podcasts for Social Marketing

Automotive Advertising agencies recognize the value of consumer generated content to extend the reach and…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on April 11, 2014 at 10:15am — No Comments

Fallon Chooses Ford amongst Controversy & Salespeople Humiliation

Last month, I wrote an article on how Jimmy Fallon announced during “The Tonight Show” that he was in the market for a truck. Manufacturers immediately took to social media in attempts to convince the popular talk-show host that he should choose them, including Ford, Dodge, Chevrolet and…

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Added by Richard Holland on April 10, 2014 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

Sell us your Car NJ | Cash for Cars in NJ | WE BUY CARS NJ| Sell your Car in NJ | Trying to sell my car in NJ |

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Added by Ken Beam on April 9, 2014 at 12:45pm — No Comments

Are You Really Using Data Analytics?

With Big Data and analytics having been the hot topic over the past couple of years, many dealers are recognizing that they can increase the effectiveness of their marketing. Many dealers, however, outsource much of their digital marketing to vendors that sell them on the use of their data to achieve…

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Added by Jamil Zabaneh on April 9, 2014 at 6:37am — 1 Comment

Facebook Confirms Reduced Page Exposure Is Because Your Content Sucks

It’s been widely reported by social media experts that organic reach for Facebook pages has plummeted in the past 6 months; from as high as 15%, to the current 1-2%.  As a public company, Facebook has a need to appease its shareholders by monetizing its platform as much as possible.…

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Added by sara callahan on April 9, 2014 at 5:30am — 9 Comments

Yahoo Bets Big on Customer Loyalty

In a recent announcement by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, it was revealed that Yahoo will soon stop allowing its users to login using their Facebook or Google credentials. This move is an effort by Yahoo to better control its…

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Added by Mike Gorun on April 8, 2014 at 10:36am — No Comments

FTC-Can't Touch This

On March 14, 2014 the Federal Trade Commission, put on it's big kid parachute pants on and took it back to the 90's- "Stop- It's Hammer Time!" They announced that they were charging the Abernathy Motor Company, and two of its principals.

 

Abernathy Motor…

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Added by Arlene Peña on April 8, 2014 at 9:03am — No Comments

Automotive Sales Training: Three Strikes and You are In!!!!

Both automotive management and…

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Added by Stephanie Young on April 8, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Social Media Matters Because Your Customers Do!

Most discussions about Social Media between automotive advertising agencies and their auto dealer clients center around R.O.I.; or their perceived lack thereof.

I accept responsibility for providing proof of my performance. However, I…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on April 6, 2014 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

Dealers Can Now Link Multiple Adwords Accounts to Google Analytics

By Brian Pasch

Dealers who have the need to hire more than one company for Google Adwords management, can now rejoice.  Multiple Adwords campaigns can now be linked to your primary Google Analytics…

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Added by Brian Pasch on April 8, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Become live chat star - five points of success

"...you can't just throw it on there and expect it to generate more sales leads or help you sell more cars"

When the internet began to commercialize in the late 90's, you could throw up a website with a few nice pictures and you were ahead of the competition. Then you had to add your inventory just to be competitive. The same is true with live chat on your website - you can't just throw it on…

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Added by Tom LaPointe / CarChat24 on April 7, 2014 at 7:45am — No Comments

Dear Car Salespeople, Your Comfort Zone is Hurting Your Sales

We are now in a day and age where you cannot prefer to use just a single communication method and still expect to get the best results for your dealership.

I heard this the other day from a car sales guy regarding his process for contacting customers, “I’m a phone person. I prefer to call.”

You may feel more comfortable talking face-to-face with a…

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Added by Rebecca Kon on April 7, 2014 at 7:41am — No Comments

Check out the Classic Beetle showrooming at Hiley VW in Arlington, TX

Added by MANNY LUNA on April 6, 2014 at 3:11pm — No Comments

A Tale of 6 Pictures: Social Media Mini Case Study (and contest!)

A good social media advertising campaign (or any marketing campaign at all, for that matter) should be guided by science. Testing, monitoring, adjusting, and testing again are the cornerstones of a good marketing strategy.

Much of what we do in the car business comes with assumptions. We do things that…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on April 6, 2014 at 12:10am — 8 Comments

What are YOUR Content Marketing Triggers?

Every Piece of Content a Car Dealer or Automotive Marketing Professional Publishes Starts With a Trigger...

What’s Yours?

One of the ideas…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on April 5, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Vehicle Merchandising Madness – A Cinderella Story



Dave Hollander, Cobalt Online Marketing Manager
by Dave Hollander, Sr Marketing Communications Manager


There’s been a lot of chatter around what is, what should be and what’s to come in…

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Added by Cobalt on April 4, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

From the Trenches - I'll be your baby tonight!

 

I have a lot of vendor friends and consultants I really love.  In fact, I'm so popular, I make new friends among the vendors every day.  My dealer says I spend way, way too much time with them when I should be working.  But I just love talking to…

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Added by Tom Gorham on April 3, 2014 at 12:41pm — 2 Comments

Pinterest Is Keeping Secrets

We all know that every social media platform has prime times and ways of engaging your target market. Secret boards are Pinterest's way of allowing you to share hidden content with your friends, family, consumers, etc.

Previously pinners were…

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Added by Brittany Epps on April 3, 2014 at 11:28am — No Comments

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