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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'SEO' (315)

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

3 new Pinterest Updates

Guess who is already back in the headlines making waves in the social media marketing world?

It’s Pinterest! (You don’t get any credit if you read the title, that’s cheating.) That’s right, the social pinboard site is expanding again, this time bringing three pretty interesting user experience offers to the…

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Added by Timothy Martell on January 24, 2014 at 7:00pm — 5 Comments

4 New Ways to Use Video for Your Dealership in 2014

The first video on YouTube was uploaded by Yakov Lapitsky in April 2005. Since then, online video has exploded as a medium for everything from research to sales. Today, YouTube receives more than 1 billion unique visitors each month

2014 will see a lot…

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Added by Joshua Pullan on January 17, 2014 at 12:00pm — No 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

Why video is key to your internet future.

The world changes so quickly, sometimes you just wish it could all pause for 5 minutes! 



Everything moves with such breathless haste, that often the changes you’ve just caught up with seem to already…

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Added by Joshua Pullan on January 13, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

How do customers see your dealership? How do you?

Filtering through hundreds of articles that address SEO, CSI, online ratings, and how to maximize social media marketing, sometimes I can't help but wonder if companies are actually paying attention to real customers and what those customers REALLY think. This incredible viral video that…

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Added by Tom LaPointe / CarChat24 on January 2, 2014 at 9:22am — 11 Comments

The Truth About the Concept of Content Being King

If you've participated in automotive internet marketing for long enough, you've very likely heard the concept that "content is King." It was in play back in the days when I started researching search engine optimization all those years ago and it never really stopped. There was a dirty little secret that few of us in the SEO community ever…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on December 30, 2013 at 2:30am — 19 Comments

Yoast for SEO

I've written before about the benefits of using a plugin to boost your SEO on Wordpress. It's simply a game changer as far as SEO is concerned.

It can take a decent blogger with a modicum of SEO knowledge and bring them to the next level. It is one of…

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Added by Timothy Martell on December 26, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Search Marketing Trends for 2014

The excitement has been building for a little while now and we're finally here.

2013 was awesome for many of us on all three sides of the ball - dealers, vendors, and OEMs - and 2014 is trending towards being even better for many. On the other hand, the dangers popping up in many marketing disciplines are…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on December 26, 2013 at 3:00am — 9 Comments

Why Digital Marketing and Advertising are Finally Coming Together in 2014

To paraphrase the immortal movie icon, Ferris Bueller, "The Internet moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."

That seems to be the case with many digital marketing practices, particularly in the realm of advertising versus marketing. Oddly…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on December 23, 2013 at 5:00am — 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

SEO for Car Dealers: Why You Should be Using It

“I have no idea what you are talking about.” That was the response of the dealer who currently signs my paycheck. This was in a board meeting of approximately twenty people who were discussing a planned expansion of the dealership’s operations. Of course this included a renewed push…

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Added by Brian Riesbeck on December 17, 2013 at 11:20am — 4 Comments

The Pinterest Plugin that You Need on Your Blog Right Now

I’m not a big fan of redundancy, especially on social media. Under normal circumstances, if you have good plugins and widgets properly placed on your blog, there’s no reason to have others. If you want to annoy me with a blog post, put an inline plugin, a floating plugin, and another one at the bottom.…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on December 16, 2013 at 3:57am — 1 Comment

When was the last time you REALLY looked at your website? 8 TIPS for a quick check to sell more cars

While we are big proponents of a Live Chat option on dealership websites to increase leads and sales, there are several key pieces you want to ensure are on your web pages. I met with a dealer recently as a vender pointed out that the SPECIALS page on their website didn't have a contact form for either the list page or the individual models. Does yours? Here are eight tips that are vital for good…

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Added by Tom LaPointe / CarChat24 on November 30, 2013 at 10:19am — 2 Comments

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

Why SEO is More Important than Ever

There are those who have been spreading (indefinitely, it seems) the thought that SEO is dead. It never ends, the thought (hope?) that search engine optimization has reached its conclusion. The main reason for these calls is, of course, when “experts” in search marketing start to find that their…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on November 24, 2013 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

Add Yourself to Alltop

Have you ever thought about submitting your blog to Alltop? If you're doing SEO right, you have a blog, and more exposure for said blog can only ever be a good thing. Alltop is an "online magazine rack" that brings together blogs from all…

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Added by Timothy Martell on November 12, 2013 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

Responsive Design and SEO

Mobile is huge, we’ve talked about that a lot recently, but optimizing your site for mobile can be a correspondingly huge amount of work. You have to tweak all of your existing elements to make sure they display properly, and you have to check it across a variety of devices. The workaround for this has been to get a responsive design, but is this style of…

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Added by Timothy Martell on November 8, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Old VS New SEO

Is newer always better? It’s a question that has been debated since the first new thing was released over the first old thing, but we’ve never really come to a consensus. Personally, I think that older is often times better (like in the picture above) but if there’s one instance where newer is the way to go, it’s SEO…

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Added by Timothy Martell on November 6, 2013 at 3:30pm — 16 Comments

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