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|by Ben Brockhaus-Hall, Cobalt SEO Specialist|
More and more businesses are incorporating SEO into their marketing budgets every day and car dealerships are a big part of this emerging trend. In this new world where people Google everything before they buy, it is…Continue
Added by Cobalt on July 24, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
Added by Scott T. Joseph on July 15, 2014 at 4:37am — No Comments
One of the most popular sayings amongst internet marketers is “Content is king.” We all know this is true, but make sure you’re not just talking the talk and writing exclusively for search engines. Because while that used to be a worthwhile strategy, the key to…Continue
Question: What does an Internet Representative do?
Answer: They answer email leads and make appointments.
Question: What if email leads…Continue
|by Kayla Henricks, Reputation Management Specialist|
Have you tried to look for new ways to get connected to the Yelp community?
Of course you’ve already polished up your…
Added by Manny Luna on July 1, 2014 at 7:40pm — No Comments
There, I said it. Within that one word lies the keys to unlocking the true potential of the customer data you have available to you. If you have the most accurate data, you'll be able to craft marketing, conquest, and retention campaigns that will boost your business faster than anything…
Added by Jon Lamb on July 1, 2014 at 2:57am — No Comments
What do consumers want from mobile marketers? It’s obvious that prospective customers want a lot less spam and a lot more ham.
A recent industry study, examining consumer attitudes and perceptions about mobile marketing, indicated that 66 percent of consumers say they have received a text message or mobile alert from a brand. However, consumers complain that the…Continue
Added by Manny Luna on June 26, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments
The more people that are shopping for a car that you can get in front of your inventory, the more cars you're going to sell. Some would say it's a bold statement. Others would say that it's pretty obvious. Depending on which side of the coin you're on, you'll either need to be convinced or you're…Continue
Facebook organic reach is dead…sort of.
Your Facebook page is a lot like a sports car. It's got a lot of moving parts, requires some dedicated maintenance to stay in working condition, and can be unreliable depending on who made it.
But how do I do all of this? What maintenance do I have to perform? How do I know my page is in good…Continue
Marketers across industries are working to identify the most effective digital practices for engaging users, driving app downloads and increasing conversion rates. While marketers across verticals are working toward the goal of creating more engaging brand experiences across all platforms, mobile marketing strategies can differ by industry.
Here's what has been…Continue
In 2014, there will be more than 2 billion smartphones globally. Mobile is becoming not only the new digital hub but also the bridge to the physical world. That’s why mobile will affect more than just your digital operations — it will…Continue
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If that’s the case, what is a video worth? 46% of people say they’d be more likely to seek out information about a product or service after seeing it in an online video. As an Auto dealer, are you leveraging the use of video to help sell more vehicles each month and engage your customers? Video marketing and YouTube in particular, can…Continue
Added by Jason Turner on May 8, 2014 at 8:48am — No Comments
|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
Long sales cycles, endless follow ups via email and phone and no-after-no cannot only be brutal on the morale of a salesperson; it is often not much fun for the buyer…Continue
Added by Stephanie Young on April 29, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments
On March 14, 2014 the Federal Trade Commission, put on it's big kid parachute pants on and took it back to the 90's- "Stop- It's Hammer Time!" They announced that they were charging the Abernathy Motor Company, and two of its principals.