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Online Consumers Trust Branded Site Ads Most, SMS Text Ads Least

Online Consumers Trust Branded Site Ads Most, SMS Ads Least

Online consumers place the most trust in advertising they find on branded websites,…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on February 24, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Future Auto World… what’a ya think?

An interesting report from comScore and I think some premonitions for retail automotive.

 

 

  1. Could FREE shipping break open real eCommerce for automotive? I think it is certainly a big hurdle right now logistically and monetarily. Taking away the monetary factor may go a long way toward opening this up. Of course there are still some logistics involved and there is the tactile factor. The need to touch and feel the vehicle is diminishing slowly…
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Added by Larry Bruce on February 17, 2012 at 9:24pm — No Comments

I Keep Stumbling upon new places for Reviews

Reviews are creeping up everywhere

 

I was checking in online the other day for my trip to DMSC conferenceand Continental had placed the following set of tabs at the bottom of my boarding…

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Added by Glenn Pasch on January 31, 2012 at 8:05am — No Comments

Look at your Dealership through the Eyes of your Customers

As we continue our conversation about Zero Moment of Truth, where customers research you and your products online, let’s not forget what the First Moment of Truth is: When people contact your dealership.

I want to focus on what happens when customers get on site and how what happens can affect the sale. To explain my point, at a recent workshop I posed this question to readers: “ What are some things that customers saw upon coming to a dealership that negatively affected their…

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Added by Glenn Pasch on January 13, 2012 at 4:16am — 2 Comments

AutoMazing Podcast

The AutoMazing Podcast is a group of cars guys (Larry Bruce, Chris Saraceno, Eric Miltsch, Bryan Armstrong, Shaun Raines, Tracy Myers & Rob Campbell) that get together 2 to 3 times per month and discuss the topics affecting our industry.

 

12/29/11 - What Makes A Great Customer Experience &…

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Added by Larry Bruce on January 4, 2012 at 3:19am — No Comments

TrueCar, KBB & Edmunds: an Objective View

TrueCar has certainly stirred up a hornet’s nest with “Know the REAL Price”. To be fair they are not the only online lead generator that uses dealership transactional data in an effort to get between the customer and the dealership and get a piece of the car sale either through a pay for lead or pay for sale pricing model.

Both KBB and Edmunds use transactional data also, the difference… their billing model doesn’t require them to dial into your system so it doesn’t appear that they…

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Added by Larry Bruce on January 3, 2012 at 7:30pm — 13 Comments

Why you don’t need a website provider

Some people have heard me say this in the past

“It’s not your website provider’s job to give you a working website. It’s their job to give you a functional one; it’s your job to make it work”

What does that mean…REALLY?

     • It’s Your Job – to know what keywords to rank…

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Added by Larry Bruce on November 6, 2011 at 2:36pm — 5 Comments

From the Trenches - What To Do About A Bad Review

What To Do About A Bad Review

We’ve all talked about bad reviews and what to do about them. The consensus is that you answer them in a constructive way that shows others that you are concerned about an unhappy customer.

Asking that customer to…

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Added by Tom Gorham on October 27, 2011 at 10:00am — 74 Comments

Why Your Dealership Should Have a YouTube Channel

Having videos on your auto dealer website has been shown to increase website leads, and when done with video search engine optimization (VSEO), helping your site climb the search engine result pages.  If your dealership has videos on your website, you should have those videos uploaded to your own dealership YouTube channel.

 

Here's why:

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Added by Ali Amirrezvani on October 25, 2011 at 8:57am — 2 Comments

Will Your Dealership Use Google+ For Businesses?

The verdict on Google+ for personal use still seems to be out for many (myself included).  But according to Christian Oestlien, group product manager for social advertising at Google has said that they are “close to unveiling Google+ business profiles”.

 

Only Ford and GM have official profiles…

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Added by Ali Amirrezvani on October 10, 2011 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Focusing on your PODScore and help understand ZMOT

About a year ago, PCG Digital Marketing coined a term PODScore to help businesses understand how much “brand leakage” happened in a simple search for their name online. (you can find more about PODscore at www.podscore.org) We had a business type their company name into search and then count the number of listings they controlled. The result, through the PODscore formula, gave you a very simple numerical value of how well they dominated page one in…

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Added by Glenn Pasch on October 3, 2011 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Online Display Advertising - Research Data Shows How, When, Who and Why It Works!

 

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Added by Ralph Paglia on October 3, 2011 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

From the trenches - Where's the value of video?

More than 8 years of content is uploaded to YouTube every day.  That's more video content in one month than the three major US networks created in 60 years.  YouTube is owned by Google, and Google is attaching "search" relevance to video.  The following chart from SearchMetrics illustrates the most recent trends in search showing that video is dominating every other catagory.  Dealership marketing would fall under "Shopping".…

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Added by Tom Gorham on September 16, 2011 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

Generation X; Online Media Masters



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Added by Ralph Paglia on August 23, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Maximizing Online Inventory Exposure





Michael Tyman of Professional Success, Inc.: If you are only counting the leads, you are not seeing all of the value.



Any e-commerce expert can tell you that ranking highly on major search engines, such as Google, Yahoo, and Bing, is the keystone of a thriving digital presence. While it is a huge challenge to optimize your site to outrank your opponents in the…

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Added by Richelle Farley on August 5, 2011 at 3:55pm — No Comments

7 in 10 Online Adults Share Videos

7 in 10 Online Adults Share Videos

As of May 2011, 71% of online adults reported watching videos on a video sharing site such as YouTube or Vimeo, according to data from…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on July 27, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Social Media Grows 25%, Now 16% of All Online Time

Report: Social Media Grows 25%, Now 16% of All Online Time

Global Ad Spend Share, by Type

The…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on July 18, 2011 at 1:38pm — No Comments

How Automotive Marketing and Advertising Media Buyers Should Approach Online Display Ad Campaigns

How Should Automotive Marketing and Advertising Media Buyers Approach the Budgeting of Online Display Ad Campaigns Across Multiple Sites and Networks?

Multitude of…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on July 12, 2011 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Secret AdWords Man; SpyFu Exposes Your Competitions’ Online Marketing Gold

Using Spyfu.com for Automotive Marketing purposes...…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on July 5, 2011 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Dealers Discuss Implementing Reputation Management Strategies

I just held a follow up webinar to my workshop at the Automotive Marketing Boot Camp on Reputation Management. I waited for a few weeks to see what dealers who attended would implement and how their progress was going. I wanted to share results from three people because it covers a lot of situations you may run into.…

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Added by Glenn Pasch on June 25, 2011 at 3:00am — No Comments

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