Facebook organic reach is dead…sort of.
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In the world of digital advertising, there are three primary components: targeting, messaging, and landing pages. So much emphasis is put on targeting such as PPC keywords or display ad placement. After that, the focus is often placed on the landing page, particularly with the debate over whether to point…Continue
There have been several studies in the automotive industry that have conclusively answered this question with hard data and compelling reasons why it is the way it is. Unfortunately, these "conclusive" studies often point in opposite directions and always seem to be conducted by companies that lean in…Continue
It’s no secret I have never been a huge fan of PPC or Google Adwords. Don’t get me wrong, I feel they have their place but what I have typically struggled with is the lack of transparency in this area of digital marketing. Dealerships have blindly set budgets not even knowing the fees being…Continue
It's a timeless story: a dad watches his little girl grow into an independent young woman. But no matter how many times a major auto maker tells it, we still can't help but grab the tissues to wipe our tears while we hit “share” on social media.…
Let's call it what it is. This is a post about active digital marketing versus passive digital marketing. It's one that covers two of the types of marketing disciplines that are near and dear to my heart, but more importantly it lays the groundwork for an understanding of the various marketing styles…Continue
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
Today, using the “free” social media platforms as a marketing tool without spending money on them is about as useful as playing the first level of the freeware version of iPad game.
It used to be so exciting to think about how to market a business on social media. We would read…Continue
Facebook organic reach is dead…sort of.
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|by Dan Blau, Senior Digital Advertising Analyst|
With over 5 billion different searches performed daily, being able to include as much information as possible is vital to a dealership's success. Ad extensions are now a standard feature when…Continue
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The Automotive Advertising Experts show is hosted on Blog Talk Radio and featured on AdAgencyOnline.Net – an auto industry networking resource portal. Philip Zelinger, the President of Ad Agency Online and host of the show, will interview Michael Wynns, the President of Automotive Resource Partner, (ARP) on Fri., March…Continue
This is the second part of a two-part series. The first half was published earlier this week and can be read here.…
In the first part of this two part series exploring the five top digital must-do’s for 2014, Dana Fornasar goes right back to basics.
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To paraphrase the immortal movie icon, Ferris Bueller, "The Internet moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."
That seems to be the case with many digital marketing practices, particularly in the realm of advertising versus marketing. Oddly…Continue
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About a year ago, J D Rucker published a list of the most influential people in the automotive industry (according to KLOUT).
KLOUT influence isn't the same thing as real world influence. There wasn't anyone named Ford on the list or any CEO's of the automakers or big dealer groups. This was a list of automotive people who were active on social media and could wield influence across…Continue
Understanding success or failure of marketing on Facebook can be broken down to the basic element: the post. Judging the effectiveness of your posts is clear and easy with Facebook Insights.
While the platform (finally) has a robust dashboard that allows users to dive deep into the effectiveness of their page, there are three numbers to…Continue
Don’t get me wrong. There’s an extremely complex and effective methodology behind utilizing Facebook as a true marketing and advertising tool that requires some specialized training, a strong sense of creativity, a willingness to experiment, and an unrelenting focus on keeping up with the latest and greatest from experts and Facebook itself.…Continue
Added by J.D. Rucker on October 25, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments