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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'Car' (181)

Can Your Dealership Really Benefit From the Parts and Accessories E-Commerce?

Your dealership is a physical store. You sell actual cars and trucks, and other products and services such as parts and customization items, accessories, and routine maintenance plans. You even provide extended warranty options for new and previous buyer. What if someone told you that you could provide just about all of these same services online? What if you were also told that you could reach people across the country, and no longer be limited to your local market?

The…

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Added by Dmitriy Goroshin on October 18, 2012 at 4:41pm — No Comments

Google+ Marketing Tips for Car Dealers: 64 Action Items Plus Infographic

64 Google+ Marketing and Branding Tips for Car Dealers and Automotive Marketing Professionals – Plus Infographic!

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Added by Ralph Paglia on October 4, 2012 at 5:45pm — No Comments

80% Smartphone Using Car Buyers Attempt to Access Dealer Content

4 in 5 US Smartphone Users Shopping for Cars Accessed Automotive Retail Content in July; Women More Engaged

80.6% of US smartphone users (85.9 million in total) accessed retail content on their…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on September 24, 2012 at 6:55pm — 3 Comments

Are You Surrounded?

 

I don't know about you but I'm a sucker for classic westerns.  Even though about 10 minutes into the movie, you can pretty much figure it out, I always enjoy the "old west" from Hollywood's perspective.  It was a simpler time.  Or was it?      

Back then, at least in the movies, there was always a point when the good guys were surrounded.  It always looked like there was no way out.  Or, as the cliche goes, "It looks like the end of the line."  Yet, seemingly out of nowhere a…

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Added by John Fuhrman on September 18, 2012 at 5:16am — 1 Comment

The topic: Craigs List Ads - Why would you pay a vendor to make your ads?? Stop being lazy!

I see a lot of Craigs List Dealer Ads & was just sitting back having my coffee & wondering, "Why would anyone pay to have Craigs List Ads posted?"............... I mean when you think about it, it kind of defeats the idea of "FREE" listings doesn`t it?????? Think about that.............

 

Here`s a sample of a Craigs Ad that I created in 5 minutes............... and it`s FREE......

 

Don`t be lazy boys & girls........... get a little…

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Added by Ken Beam on August 28, 2012 at 9:00am — 8 Comments

TrueCar: Is It Time For Car Dealers To Reevaluate?

Is It Time To Reevaluate Your Opinion About TrueCar?

 

I have seen many issues polarize dealers, and at times energize them during my 30 years in the car business.…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 6, 2012 at 1:30am — 48 Comments

How To: Better Email Marketing for Car Dealers

How To Execute Improved Email Marketing Campaigns at Your Dealership

Successful email marketing campaigns are typically defined as such because of their higher open and response rates, and ultimately…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 1, 2012 at 1:54am — 14 Comments

Did you Tweet? Why Car Dealers need to Tweet!

Most car dealers don’t think it’s important to have a Twitter page, but I am going to tell you otherwise. Twitter has over 200 million users; they get 300,000 new users each day. Twitter is a…

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Added by Dani Lunsford on July 30, 2012 at 11:45am — No Comments

Most Car Buyers Now Select Dealership Based on Reviews

Car Shoppers Head to Review Sites for Research

Almost seven in 10 consumers said dealership reviews affected their purchase decision…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on July 26, 2012 at 2:00pm — 17 Comments

Market Used Vehicles on Your Lot: Write Attention Grabbing Ad

How to Write an Ad for a Used Vehicle

Are you planning to sell your used car on your own? It’s a wise idea – you’ll get more on the open market than you’ll ever receive from a dealer on a trade-in. However, it might not be as simple as you think. There’s more involved than just sticking a “for sale” sign on the windshield and parking your car down by the road. In fact, you’ll need to make sure you know how to write a good used car ad if you want to leverage newspapers and online sales…

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Added by Don Elfrink on July 25, 2012 at 9:43am — No Comments

Social Media Now Most Effective Google SEO Strategy for Car Dealers

Social Signals Have Become Highest Correlating Factors with Increased Google SERP Rankings for Automotive Websites

Within the US, among 22 ranking factors identified, social signals account for 5 of the 6…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on July 24, 2012 at 6:00pm — 6 Comments

QR Codes Most-Used Mobile Channel For Engaging Car Buying Customers

For Car Dealers, QR Codes are the Most-Used Mobile Channel for Engaging with Automotive Consumers

1 in 2 auto industry marketers say…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on July 8, 2012 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Relevance Drives Car Buyer Attention to Mobile Advertising

Subject Matter Relevance a Key Factor for Driving Increased Car Buyer Attention to Mobile Advertising

Roughly one-third of car buyers using smart phones and tablets say they would be more…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on July 7, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Thank You Mr. & Ms. Car Salesperson! I Salute You Too!

If everyone could walk in everyone’s shoes for a day, we would have more empathy for each other.  The world would be less cynical, and much more appreciative of what our fellow Americans do on a daily basis.

Before I talk about the car salesman, I want to give a special thanks to all of our military personnel who defend our country both near and far.  These men and women have made it possible for people like me pursue life, liberty, and happiness!   …

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Added by James Schaefer on July 4, 2012 at 8:38am — No Comments

Car Sales Hit 5 Year High in June 2012

U.S. auto sales forecast to hit 5-year high in June

Analysts see SAAR below 14M for 2nd straight month

DETROIT (Reuters) -- The deteriorating European markets have led auto industry executives to worry about possible contagion spreading across the Atlantic, but June…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on June 30, 2012 at 9:17pm — 2 Comments

1 in 5 Americans Have Bought a Brand of Car that a Friend Has Followed on Facebook

20% of American Car Buyers Have Bought a Brand of Car That a Friend Has Followed on Facebook 

18% of US consumers - including 23% under 35 - have bought a brand because their…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on June 29, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Car Buyers Use Mobile to Research Vehicle Purchases

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Added by Lisa Sarata on June 26, 2012 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

The Biggiest Bang for your Buck!!

 

Below I have included the robust feature set and functions of this Automotive Digital Marketing solution.  Our system makes it simple to add cars, enter price, photos, seller notes etc. one time and it goes to all of your sites.  So when you add a vehicle to your DMS you just added to all the sites…

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Added by Ray C Fowler on June 21, 2012 at 1:45pm — No Comments

15 Reasons You Should Use Google Voice

How come everybody isn't using Google Voice?

Here are 15 reasons why you should be, if you're not already…

This may sound like a commercial, but I am just a fan and user trying to pass on the idea.

  • It's FREE with a GMail account.
  • You can get a new phone number or …
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Added by Adam Ross on May 16, 2012 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Dealership Experience Key To Optimizing Car Sales: Research Report

Good dealership experience sells more cars than ever



Lexus, Infiniti, Lincoln and Mercedes-Benz top the list for dealership experience influencing the sale. Buick, Audi…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on May 8, 2012 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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