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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'Internet' (178)

What is your Internet Department doing?

In the past I have structured, directed and managed the Internet Sales Departments for a large 4 store automotive group. Knowing the importance of the Internet Department and the true success of creating more sales. Here are a few questions that you are needing to ask yourself.



How many Unique Visitors are coming to your site on a monthly basis?



How many… Continue

Added by Jennifer Schrader on October 17, 2008 at 8:30am — No Comments

Marketing to Women Break Out Session Tuesday Oct 7th 1pm - JD Power Automotive Internet Round Table

Be sure to attend the Marketing to Women breakout session Oct 7th 1pm during the JD Power Automotive Internet Round Table in Las Vegas next week.





Panel Leader Melanie Kovach | General Manager | AutoMart.com/AutoExtra.com

Sponored by AutoMart.com



Panelist include:



Erica Siestma - Manager of CRM and Corporate Communications - MileOne.com

Mark Rikess - The Rikess Group -…
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Added by Jody DeVere on October 3, 2008 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Offline Automotive Ad Spending Plummets as More Money Shifts from TV and Print to the Internet

Automotive advertising is headed for its lowest level in nine years, even as more money is shifting from TV and print media to the Internet. The downturn is the result of efforts by automakers and dealers to cut expenses in a soft market. This year, automakers and dealers will spend about $15 billion to advertise in U.S. media, the… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on September 4, 2008 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Why Should Car Dealers use ADP Digital Advertising as part of their Digital Marketing Strategy?

The ADP Digital Advertising Program is designed to custom create a package that will deliver your dealership's message to more customers in your local market at a lower cost than traditional advertising channels. Traditional print media such as local newspapers are seeing their results greatly diminish due to people turning to the Internet as their primary research… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on August 27, 2008 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

J. D. Power and Associates Automotive Internet Roundtable; October 7 - 9, 2008 in Las Vegas, NV

The leading event for the automotive internet sales and digital marketing industry is once again coming to Las Vegas this fall!



Automotive Internet Roundtable - 2008

October 7-9, 2008

Bellagio Resort

Las…
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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 15, 2008 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

BDC - Sales Reps VS BDC Reps?

Being in the Internet Department for the past six years, I have seen just about every combination that can be done. Designated BDC Representatives that are hired in and run the show and Sales Professionals that work in shifts to cover every hour the BDC is open. Which works best? It total depends on your store. I have seen it work both ways very effectively, but this combination I am about to present.. seems to be the most effective. It is a Combination of both that works… Continue

Added by David Lytle on July 29, 2008 at 10:17am — No Comments

Give Away a Car to Get Email Addresses

The Walser Automotive Group took an interesting tack in their objective to collect email addresses. They gave away a car.



Walser has always been at the forefront of consumer loyalty in their market. They have a very concise message to their customers, and each of their ten dealerships operated the same way to give the customer the next service possible. The Walser Automotive Group employs this sales philosophy to each customer to win their loyalty:



1. They give their Best… Continue

Added by Paul N. Long on July 8, 2008 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Twelve Years of Internet Advertising Revenue Tracking Shows Q1 2008 as the 2nd Best Quarter Ever Recorded!

With a little extra data behind the release, the Interactive Advertising Bureau announced that Internet advertising revenues reached $5.8 billion for the first quarter of 2008, an 18.2 percent increase over the same period in 2007, and the amount represents the second highest of any quarter ever recorded. The all time record for quarterly Internet advertising… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on June 24, 2008 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

The Best Way For An Internet Sales Manager To Learn How To Use Google Adwords

I have used countless numbers of various web sites, blogs and supposedly hard to get documents in learning how to better manage Google Adwords campaigns... To this day I have not found anything with faster and more direct access to the answers I needed about managing various types of Google Adwords campaigns than this site:



http://adwords.google.com/support/



If you… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on May 19, 2008 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Ford and Lincoln Mercury Internet Lead Management Process Maps and Tools

Dealership Internet Metrics Evaluation Form Tool for tracking Internet leads and pinpointing areas for improvement:

Dealership_Internet_Metrics_Evaluation_Form.xls



Dealership Lead Management Metrics Evaluation Form Tool to help you assess your current level of performance and pinpoint areas for… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on May 15, 2008 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Auto Dealer Monthly's 7th Annual Internet Achievement Award Winners

Just Released by Auto Dealer Monthly: The 7th Annual Internet Achievement Award Winners. For the last seven years,… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on May 5, 2008 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Online Video Advertising Is One Of The Fastest Growing Digital Marketing and Advertising Sectors

With all the attention being given to video sites such as YouTube and others, what are the implications for dealers and their marketing partners? What I saw at the 4th Digital Dealer Conference and Exposition in Orlando is that Dealers, their marketing managers, as well as many of their ad… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on April 23, 2008 at 6:00am — No Comments

Using digital marketing tools to buy Internet, radio, newspaper and TV advertising more cost effectively than ever before

Dealer Communications announces an important session at the 4th Digital Dealer Conference & Exposition in Orlando April 21-23. Learn how to buy $125 prime drive time radio spots for less than $10 each! Enterprising dealers in all areas of the country are discovering that multiple web-based services allow them to bid and buy conventional radio, TV and newspaper advertising in their local market at a… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on March 28, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

Top 100 Ford Internet Sales Dealers for 2007 Calendar Year

Five Star Ford North Richland Hills TX 36 1 390 20.70% fivestarfordnrh.com

Sam Galloway Ford Lincoln Merc Fort Myers FL 19 2 302 -9.30% samgallowayford.com

Tomball Ford, Inc. Tomball TX 34 3 295 18.00% tomballfords.com

Ford Country Henderson NV 10 4 287 -5.30% fordcountryhenderson.com

Galpin Ford North Hills CA 35 5 286 5.50%… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on February 27, 2008 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Exceed Automotive Internet User (AIU) Online Inventory Expectations with Intelligent Videos

SiSTeR Technologies' director of business development provides tips for tying broadband video more closely into the shopping experience.



By Tomer Alpert



There were more than a billion views on Yahoo! Video in January 2008... That's a lot of people watching a lot of online video. Such is the new state of the online… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on February 22, 2008 at 7:30am — No Comments

NY Times: 4 News Companies Ally to Sell Ads on the Internet

New York Times - February 15, 2008

4 News Companies Ally to Sell Ads on the Internet

By LOUISE STORY



Four large newspaper companies are joining forces to sell advertisements on the Internet, hoping that the combined heft of their Web sites will encourage large advertisers to spend more money.



Each of the four companies — the Tribune Company, the… Continue

Added by Ralph Paglia on February 15, 2008 at 1:18pm — No Comments

Dealership Web Sites - Is One Enough for Digital Marketing Success?

I would like to start this blog posting by suggesting that the Internet should be considered more of an environment, rather than a communications and advertising medium... An environment capable of delivering multiple forms of media through a myriad of communication channels.



By Ralph…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on January 17, 2008 at 2:00am — No Comments

Dealership Web Sites - One Is Not Enough!

Is One All-Purpose Web Site Enough for a Dealership to Experience Significant Levels of Digital Marketing Success?



Posted by Ralph Paglia



I would like to start this posting by proposing that the Internet be…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on January 5, 2008 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

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