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Content has been the big play for over a year now in the world of marketing. It’s the glue that holds social media marketing and search engine marketing together and it’s becoming so prevalent that the old ways (the ones everyone started using this year) are already starting to become…Continue
According to Jeff Bullas. "Social media is the amplification of humanity".
|Now that your Google+ Business Page is set up for your car dealership, use Google+ to engage with your targeted audience. Start posting »…|
If there’s one major flaw with the way that many businesses use automation tools, it’s that they’re not able to properly control the flow of content from its longest form down to it’s shortest form. This is unfortunate because using RSS feeds to post to Facebook and Twitter from a blog, for example, doesn’t save much time at all but minimizes the effectiveness of the networks.
It’s all about flow. It’s about taking…Continue
Added by Ralph Paglia on April 9, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
It's very possible that I'm beating a dead horse on this one, but I'd rather beat a dead one than a live one.
If you hear me speak or read my writing, you'll know that I've been pushing this concept for a long time. This is the last plea I'll be making. It's the eleventh hour, so everything I post going forward on the subject…Continue
There’s a saying in online marketing that has been around for a while. “Content is king.”
The truth is this – before the last year, it really wasn’t. Content has always been important, but it wasn’t until recent updates in…Continue
Let’s call it what it really is, shall we? Despite efforts by Bing/Yahoo to stay relevant as well as efforts by Facebook and Twitter to enter the search game, there really is only one. For years, I’ve always had to add the caveat when discussing search marketing that “When I say Google, I mean Bing and Yahoo as well.”
Google+ is Google’s social media platform that was set up to rival Facebook, Twitter et al. I am sure that almost everyone has heard of it but what we find (certainly in the UK) is that people don’t quite understand where it sits.…Continue
This is a topic that has been covered so many times that one might wonder how it keeps popping up. The reality (from a content perspective) is that Facebook posting best practices is the gift that keeps on giving. It’s frustrating to dealers and annoying to bloggers, but at the end of the day there’s one simple…Continue
When my wife and I were in the process of potty training our toddler; CORRECTION: When my wife was in the process of potty training our toddler (I liked to think of myself as the fan that cheered him on from the bleachers), we tried a million different “strategies” to get the idea of going potty to stick in his head.
There are all sorts of tips, tricks, and techniques to drive more traffic to a blog. They usually involve either paying for it in some way, improving an avenue such as through search engine optimization, or building subscribers. The reality is this – all of these things take time. What doesn’t take time other than the effort that is required to make it…Continue
For the most part, most dealers understand the importance of having content on their websites. They know that search engines love unique content and if they have any hope of ranking well for keywords other than their own name, they need content to help expand their reach.
Things have been changing a bit for the last…Continue
There was a promise made when the automotive industry started embracing online marketing ahead of traditional advertising, when dealerships started hiring internet managers with marketing experience or making them pure marketing managers altogether. This was the promise of the last two years and many vendors have done their…Continue
Added by Richard Valenta on March 7, 2013 at 4:30am — No Comments
Twitter Says Promoted Tweets Are Working for Businesses, Including Car Dealerships...
In business, there is no such thing as writer’s block. It doesn’t exist. Erase the phrase from your mind. You see, in any business, there are so many potential stories to be told that one should never run out of them even if they’re blogging daily. More importantly, this isn’t like writing a novel. It’s not professional journalism. You’re not writing a column. On a…Continue
Added by J.D. Rucker on March 5, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
Anyone who is not SEO savvy or a coder may encounter difficulty when wanting to add your Google Author Rank to your blog.
There are tons, and I mean TONS of articles out there that try to tell you…Continue
This is part 2 of 4 in an ADM series about setting Facebook goals:Continue
Added by J.D. Rucker on February 17, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments