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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'Google' (223)

Quick and Easy SEO Audit

Want to know if your current SEO provider is following SEO best practices? Trying to figure out if your website needs SEO in the first place?

 

You don’t have to be an SEO expert to tell whether your site is following SEO best practices. I have put together steps for auditing the four main concerns of SEO, and the questions to ask yourself in the process. Your answers to these questions should give you a clear idea of where your website stands, and whether you need help with…

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Added by Diane Massie on April 9, 2014 at 11:00am — 10 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

What Happened to Customer Service?

A recent event held by Edmunds named “Hackomotive” brought together some of the brightest technology innovators in the automotive industry.

The purpose of this event was to streamline the automotive buying process for consumers. Technology and shopping portals are increasingly…

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Added by Richard Holland on April 3, 2014 at 3:00am — 4 Comments

Why Multi-Channel Marketing is Vital to Your Success

Consumers today are increasingly becoming finicky about where and how they want to communicate. While the past may have seen a traditional print ad performing well on its own, that’s increasingly not the case. Data supports the fact that consumers are all over the place and successful marketers know that their message…

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Added by Scott T. Joseph on March 26, 2014 at 7:22am — No Comments

Google and Apple Catch Up To Ford In Auto Industry Influence

Google and Apple Join Ford as Key Influencers in the Auto…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on February 23, 2014 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

Google Cars Beta Program Ended....

Just went to http://www.google.com/cars/ and was greeted with this:

Interesting. It will be interesting to see the "next…

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Added by Matt Tucker on February 13, 2014 at 10:55am — No Comments

Urgent! Review Your Google Places!

Today's post is less about educating, and more about being a digital marketing public service announcement. You need to log in to your Google Places account and make sure everything is up do date and submitted to Google.…

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Added by Timothy Martell on February 7, 2014 at 10:00pm — 7 Comments

Google Brings Big Videos to Search

Google is always changing, we say that darn near every day on this blog. The thing is, usually those changes are so small, or so buried on the backend of the whole shebang that the world at large doesn’t notice. It’s not often they bust out the big, forward facing guns (the carousel being the last example I can think of offhand) but when they…

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Added by Timothy Martell on February 5, 2014 at 6:00pm — 6 Comments

New Research: “Deep Linking” Delivers Twice as Many Real Shoppers – and Twice the Shopping Engagement of Traditional SEM Campaigns

LotLinx Data Indicates That Car Dealers Need to Re-think Where They Target Paid Search Advertising Traffic and What They Spend

 

New Orleans, LA,  January 25, 2014 – LotLinx, developers of the auto industry’s first deep- linking inventory serving platform, today released key…

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Added by Crystal Hartwell on January 25, 2014 at 8:00am — 12 Comments

3 Reasons to Fire Your Website Vendor Today

I'm writing today because a serious fraud is being perpetrated on virtually all car dealers, the scope of which seems to be far greater than any I've encountered before.

What seemed at first to be merely a bad SEO practice, now seems to…

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Added by Timothy Martell on January 14, 2014 at 6:30am — 82 Comments

The 3 Hopes of Automotive Marketing

You've been buying advertising across multiple channels and techniques for years and you’re doing it with three hopes in mind:

  1. Hope that someone will see your name.
  2. Hope that person needs and wants what you’re selling.
  3. Hope your call to action moves the person to reach out to learn more and purchase.

Efficiency has always been the problem with attaining the best return on investment (ROI) possible.…

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Added by Britt Hoffmann on January 13, 2014 at 10:11am — No Comments

Matt Cutts with the Brutal Truth

All of us in the SEO industry have always had the feeling that Matt Cutts took offense to spam on a personal level. Sure, he always comes across as a cool and level headed sort of guy, but you just know that deep down in…

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Added by Timothy Martell on December 19, 2013 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Google’s Impact on Automotive's Search Is Going To Change Drastically

Google’s Impact on Automotive's Search Is Going To Change Drastically

Will You Prepare or Play Catch Up? (Part 1)…

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Added by Chris Hill on December 10, 2013 at 5:00pm — 16 Comments

Google Updates PageRank

It seemed that Google had all but given up on keeping PageRank up to date.

In the past year, it had only been updated a single time, back in February of 2013. Well, the long PageRank drought it now over, because as an early Christmas present, Google has updated PageRank across the web. Let's take a look at how the new PageRank landscape…

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Added by Timothy Martell on December 9, 2013 at 4:30pm — 5 Comments

Google +Post Ads Take the Social Network Out Onto the Web

The next age of advertising is right around the corner. With Google's announcement of…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on December 9, 2013 at 1:54pm — 1 Comment

100 Link Limit Revoked...Part Time!

It’s here, it’s finally here! After years of waiting, counting each and every link like a search engine optimization teetotaler, the chains of Google have been broken and we can finally spread our wings and link to our hearts content! Right?…

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Added by Timothy Martell on November 26, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

"In A Crowded Marketplace, Fitting In Is Failing..."

..."In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible.” – Seth Godin



Wise words…

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Added by Britt Hoffmann on November 19, 2013 at 9:05am — No Comments

The Google+ YouTube Situation

It’s Monday morning, do you know where your mother is?

If you’ve spent any time on YouTube before November, you’ve probably heard several different answers to that question, all of them less than savory. The YouTube comment section has long been known as a terrible place, and for good reason. If you go to pretty…

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Added by Timothy Martell on November 18, 2013 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

The Future Is Now: Google Enters Fixed Ops

In July, I wrote an article that was published in Dealer magazine titled “Beam Me Up! How Service May Look In The…

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Added by Richard Holland on November 8, 2013 at 5:30am — 8 Comments

Check Your Google+ Pages for the Custom URL Option

Google Plus Custom URL

If you're like many who use Google+, you may not check your pages very often. With posting and monitoring tools out there, you might not log into your actual account very often. You should. Custom URLs are now available.

For individual users, you should be getting an email if you meet the minimum requirements. These "requirements" are very…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on October 30, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

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