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Every day, they would tackle many different tasks - from taking and making phone calls, emailing prospects, making walkaround videos, attending to customers on the…Continue
Added by Rebecca Kon on August 18, 2014 at 1:43pm — No Comments
When social media started picking up steam in the automotive industry in 2008, the idea was that since more people were getting social and communicating on these public arenas, it would be a great medium through which to get more customers. Fast forward to today and we’ve found that it can be more…Continue
Added by Jim Jabaay on August 18, 2014 at 12:41pm — No Comments
A recent article on the Huffington Post asked why consumers are still buying GM vehicles despite all of the recent recalls. There’s no question that there are many concerned owners of GM…Continue
Added by Mike Gorun on August 18, 2014 at 5:57am — No Comments
One of my biggest complaints about some vendors in our industry is that they make reputation management seem like it requires extremely specialized talents in order to make it work for car dealers. They would have you believe that you cannot manage, monitor, or influence your own reputation and…Continue
"Approximately 60 per cent of all sharing is 'dark social'. Here's why it is vital to any brand's content marketing strategy."…Continue
Added by Manny Luna on August 16, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments
There seems to be a ton of them coming out lately saying that social media isn't working, SEO isn't working, television isn't working, classified listings aren't working... the list is ongoing. If all…Continue
A few months ago, myself (@michaelacirillo) and Robert Wiesman (@yourhyundaiguy) set out to create a free helpful resource for our fellow automotive professionals in the form of a podcast.
We've been so fortunate to sit down with heavy-hitters in and out of the car business. Grant Cardone,…Continue
Closed Loop Analysis
|by Dave Hollander, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager|
Tired of listening to the marketing mumbo jumbo that everyone loves to use but hates to explain?…Continue
Whether a dealership actually cares about making the customer happy, or merely wants to ensure that their CSI scores stay acceptable to the OEM, these scores play a major factor in the overall health of a dealership.…Continue
|by Colleen Harris, Search Engine Optimization Specialist|
In the ever changing land of Google search, they’ve shaken up…Continue
Just sharing my thoughts on A/B testing. Quick video here, nothing lengthy and worth the watch. Let me know what you think of this strategy! I appreciate your feedback.
DEMO Sale on 2014 Volvo S60 T5 Sedans!
Ramsey Volvo is a having a demo sale on 2014 Volvo S60 T5 Sedans in Bergen County, New Jersey. Now is your chance to save up to $8,500 off a DEMO 2014 Volvo S60 T5 Front Wheel Drive and All Wheel Drive. Our Demo Volvo S60…Continue
Added by Jonathan Morales on August 13, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
Cedar Falls, Iowa: August 12th 2014, Driving Loyalty will be introducing their newly announced B2C and B2B Social Marketing Initiative at Autocon 2014 as an enhancement to their Database Marketing Platform. Autocon 2014 will be held at The Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas September 03rd through September 5th 2014.
Autocon 2014 has a unique reputation as a “Dealer Generated Conference.” Scott Davis, the President and Founder of Driving Loyalty,…Continue
Added by Philip Zelinger on August 13, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
The most effective marketing strategy in the world can be rendered ineffective in a day by an algorithm change. Or your thriving Facebook page could become a ghost town due to the monetization of Facebook. The only constant in the world is people’s…Continue
In his book, Customers for Life, Carl Sewell says to MEASURE EVERYTHING. So how do you measure how well your team is doing with live chat? For many dealers handling chat in-house, ‘measuring chat’ means tracking the number of chat conversations and leads, and possibly the number of sold units. But what else should a dealer take a look at to see how well…Continue
Added by Big Tom LaPointe on August 13, 2014 at 4:39am — No Comments
When it comes to marketing (and just about everything else), there are right-brained thinkers and left-brained thinkers. The right-brain thinkers are more subjective and often more creative and would not like the concept of social media having two options. It makes it too black and white. Left-brain…Continue
The best thing to do when online is to go on and shop for all that is called for. One usually ships for merchandise that are specific to home, kitchenette or vehicle related stuff. It is because they can be bought without the need of feel of it by the customer, to be trusted. As in, how would you get…Continue
Added by Rahul Paul on August 12, 2014 at 12:24pm — No Comments
On August 6, Google announced in a Google+ post that they were implementing a feature within Gmail that would automatically place “Unsubscribe” links to the top of any emails that include them. This has caused many email marketers to scramble and some are getting very nervous. While Gmail is the most popular email…Continue
Added by Kenny Alward on August 12, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments
The 2015 Nissan Versa Sedan - Styling Cues of the Nissan Maxima.
As some of us see it, a mini-Maxima, the 2015 Nissan Versa Sedan in Port Chester, NY has definitely received a sleeker look from it's bigger…Continue
Added by Jonathan Morales on August 12, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
There are many things that companies can do to earn a customer’s loyalty. However, e-mail marketing isn’t typically high on the list. Consumers get barraged continuously with marketing messages via e-mail. As you go through your in-box, how many do you delete without even reading them in order to get to those you are…Continue