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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'ROI' (70)


Vendor
Service Advisors: End Your Day with the Beginning in Mind!

When you first come to work every morning, do you spend time planning your day, or do you dive right in and start working? Depending…

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Added by Josh Blick on August 18, 2017 at 6:30am — 1 Comment


Vendor
5 facts about digital signage to uplift your dealership sales

In the digital era, digital signage plays a bigger role than traditional promotion options. In fact, some studies have shown that it is even more influential than TV or the Internet.

Having in mind such a huge impact it may have on your car…

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Added by Thomas F. Jung on May 31, 2017 at 5:40am — No Comments


Influencer
Become the Reference Point in Your Industry

We all have reference points. When someone asks you, “What’s the best steak you’ve ever had?” you have an answer. In fact, not only do you have an…

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Added by Mike Gorun on May 30, 2017 at 7:27am — No Comments


Vendor
It's Wednesday. How's Your Week Going?

In auto dealerships when managers hear the question "How's your week going?" they know it's not always a personal question. Someone--usually the General Manager--wants to know whether they're on track to hit goals.

 

The most reliable source to find out how it's going is to drill down into Key…

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Added by Josh Blick on May 3, 2017 at 6:54am — No Comments


Vendor
Don’t be so Quick to Judge

A question I often get asked is, “When is the right time to cut a marketing source if it does not seem to be working?”

 

Almost every vendor and/or marketing source requires time to perform – whether that’s PPC, SEM, SEO, TV, radio, newspaper, email, lead providers or third-party listing sites – it’s…

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Added by Steve White on April 28, 2017 at 6:28am — No Comments


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The Customer’s Time is not yours so Stop Thinking it is!

Some dealership personnel tend to do things that really boil down to just CYA stuff. A customer comes into the service drive and is made to wait while their vehicle is inspected for scratches, dents or dings, which can take a few minutes --- time a customer doesn’t have.

The most valuable currency on the planet…

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Added by Ujj Nath on April 4, 2017 at 6:38am — No Comments

Optimize Your Social Media Marketing Budget For Improved ROI

Over the past ten years, Social Media has become a major part of many car dealership marketing budgets.

During the next five years, social media marketing budgets are projected to increase by 90%...…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on March 5, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments


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Is Google Analytics Your #1 Competitor?

Consumers have gravitated to the Internet for – well – just about everything. So, when it comes to digital marketing, it’s more important than ever for marketers to know what’s working and what’s not. Everything from SEO, to content, to social media and display ads contributes to the lure which brings consumers into…

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Added by Steve White on February 28, 2017 at 6:02am — No Comments


Vendor
There’s a New Kind of ADD in Automotive - “Another Damn Dashboard”

When talking to dealers about measuring marketing results from their various vendors, I often hear them bemoaning the fact that they have to log into multiple dashboards, I refer to this as “ADD.” Perhaps not the ADD you’re thinking of – here it stands for “Another Damn Dashboard!” What dealer isn’t fed up with too…

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Added by Steve White on February 23, 2017 at 5:21am — No Comments


Vendor
There’s a New Kind of ADD in Automotive - “Another Damn Dashboard”

When talking to dealers about measuring marketing results from their various vendors, I often hear them bemoaning the fact that they have to log into multiple dashboards, I refer to this as “ADD.” Perhaps not the ADD you’re thinking of – here it stands for “Another Damn Dashboard!” What dealer isn’t fed up with too…

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Added by Steve White on February 23, 2017 at 5:18am — No Comments


Influencer
BOTS EXPOSED: Defining & Uncovering Your Wasted Ad Spend

Over the last several months, it’s been refreshing to see more and more automotive leaders shifting their focus from quantity to quality when it comes to their website traffic and overall marketing. Rather than holding value in the number…

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Added by David Metter on February 15, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments


Influencer
ARE YOU IN THE DARK? The Dark Truth About Bot Traffic

Sometime in the 1890’s, marketing pioneer John Wanamaker coined the famous phrase, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.” Personally, I have always hated this phrase. My old…

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Added by David Metter on February 6, 2017 at 12:09pm — No Comments


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Maximizing your Conference ROI!

We’re well into conference season and some conferences can be quite overwhelming -- Exhibit halls packed with hundreds of vendors all vying to talk to dealers and hundreds of speaking sessions to choose from.

Conferences can also be a significant expense for a dealership, especially if multiple employees are sent. However, if planned well,…

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Added by Tim Clay on November 10, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments


Vendor
Why ROI Is A Lie

Most dealerships still make their ad buying decisions based on a traditional ROI report... The problem is, these traditional reports are little more than smoke and mirrors.

An ROI report assumes that there is a precise and (importantly) exclusive connection between a lead…

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Added by Aubrey Hankins on July 14, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments


Influencer
Auto Attribution: Are We Stuck in the Minor Leagues?

There are a lot of rookie players in the game when it comes to accurate attribution reporting (measuring your digital sales return on investment). More often than not, the task of obtaining valuable sales attribution metrics is put on the bench due to their roaring complexity.…

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Added by David Metter on May 16, 2016 at 8:00am — 1 Comment


Influencer
The ROI of Customer Experience

An interesting study conducted by MaritzCX and published on CustomerThink relays how dealers should care about – and invest in – the creation of a better customer experience in their stores.

 

While customer experience can be vague, and…

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Added by Mike Gorun on December 22, 2015 at 6:26am — 2 Comments


Influencer
Tapping Into Social Media to Build Your Business

By now, pretty much everyone has heard about the power of social media and the effect it can have on businesses that are leveraging it to enhance their bottom line. What may or may not be known—even by the businesses that are using social media to their advantage—are the…

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Added by Joey Little on December 8, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments


Influencer
Got data? 10 key digital metrics you MUST KNOW as an Internet Manager

We talk to hundreds of dealers about live chat and were often surprised by internet managers who are clueless about their traffic and lead numbers. Certainly in the auto industry, an 'internet manager' can be anyone from a…

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Added by Big Tom LaPointe on October 23, 2015 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Where Most Service Clinics Fail – And How To Ensure Yours Succeeds

Most dealers understand the importance of customer retention. They’re e-mail-blasting sales messages, sending direct mail, and their salespeople are combing over thousands of client records in their DMS, making phone calls to previous customers and orphan owners. The problem is that many dealers don’t realize that, all too often, those messages fall on deaf ears. Dealerships spend tons of money sending messages to customers that are mostly irrelevant because some vendor promised huge results…

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Added by Jamil Zabaneh on March 17, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments


Influencer
The Most Important Metric In Gauging Video ROI

The question most pondered by businesses when advertising is perhaps the most important:

 

“What is my ROI?”

 

It doesn’t matter whether we’re discussing television ads, radio, 3rd party leads,

that gorilla on top of your building, or the contest you’re running on social…

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Added by Timmy D. James on February 16, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

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