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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'analytics' (30)

Are You Really Using Data Analytics?

With Big Data and analytics having been the hot topic over the past couple of years, many dealers are recognizing that they can increase the effectiveness of their marketing. Many dealers, however, outsource much of their digital marketing to vendors that sell them on the use of their data to achieve…

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Added by Jamil Zabaneh on April 9, 2014 at 6:37am — 1 Comment

Dealers Can Now Link Multiple Adwords Accounts to Google Analytics

By Brian Pasch

Dealers who have the need to hire more than one company for Google Adwords management, can now rejoice.  Multiple Adwords campaigns can now be linked to your primary Google Analytics…

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Added by Brian Pasch on April 8, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Analytics For Better Decision Making

There are many methods a good digital marketing company can use to enhance your online marketing presence and you must be able to measure the effectiveness of those methods.

The clients only concern is, and rightfully so, is the amount of traffic to their site and the investment to get it there, where it is coming from and the return on their investment- how much of that traffic is being converted to actual sales.

The responsibility from getting the traffic to converting that…

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Added by Bill Cosgrove on September 28, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Keywords Are Dead and Content Killed Them

Organic keyword data from Google is about to disappear. Instead of panicking, embrace this change and focus on content.

(courtesy of…

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Added by Matthew Kolodziej on September 26, 2013 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Heatmap Testing, Eye Tracking



Happy Independence Day! A quick thought that I'd love your feedback about:

We've been researching the usage and effectiveness of heatmap and eye tracking testing.

a) Have you used it to measure your website? If so, what have you learned from it? 

b) If not, how come you haven't? What's holding you back?

Thanks for reading! Look forward to hearing your…

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Added by Adam Ross on July 4, 2013 at 10:56am — No Comments

Advanced Attribution in Google Analytics: Track the Customer Journey

When drafting your fantasy basketball team, would you rather have the star forward who scores in style, or the solid background player who makes assist after assist? Do you have a sense of which marketing activities are your best utility players? If not, Google Analytics has launched two major changes in June that will make it much easier to track your customer journey from first touch to the final sale.…

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Added by Matthew Kolodziej on July 2, 2013 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Measure What Matters

You have Google Analytics implemented across all your dealer group's sites. You know that data based analysis grows more important to your dealership management teams and the decisions they make every year. You may have even heard Google's Avinash Kaushik railing against traditional web stats at the last Digital Dealer conference in Orlando. But you're not sure how to…

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Added by Matthew Kolodziej on June 12, 2013 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

How to Measure Your Digital Marketing Strategy

There’s always a lot of buzz on new digital marketing strategies, from SEO to social media to content marketing, with many “experts” and “specialists” blogging about a revolutionary idea nearly every single day.

 

But yet there isn’t a lot of buzz on how to report on these new ideas. Maybe reporting just isn’t as sexy as strategy, yet reporting should be the step taken before a strategy is born. Or maybe that’s a “chicken before the egg”…

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Added by Christine Rochelle on May 7, 2013 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Tracking Your Offline Advertising Online

Watch Original "Tracking Your Advertising Online" Video Here

Would you give me $50,000 for some advertising if I told you I had no idea if it worked or not? Dealers to this…

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Added by Kevin McKillop on April 9, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

PPC Conversion Tracking For Dealerships

It can often be difficult to track whether your paid advertising online is working out for you when it comes to conversion tracking for auto dealerships. So we’re going to take a look at other ways that we can measure the effectiveness of our paid search. 

In the typical online e-commerce environment, it is very easy to set up conversion tracking. So a visitor comes to a website, and they either fill in their name…

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Added by Kevin McKillop on February 12, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

2 Reasons Why Data Will Help You Grow Your Business

Those who know me would likely agree that I am a massive data junkie. Don't believe me? My twitter profile even says it so it must be true! I'm not exactly sure when or how my…

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Added by Michael Cirillo on January 19, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Facebook Insights: Why You Cannot See them on Your New Facebook Page

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Anyone who has ever owned a Facebook page knows the value of Facebook Insights when used correctly. Most new Facebook pages could use the valuable insight when first starting out but what some do not realize is there is a stipulation.

 

In order for any new Facebook page to gain access to their free Facebook Insights to gain…

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Added by Erin Ryan on January 19, 2013 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Google Declares Existing Web Metrics Obsolete: A Sea Change in Dealer Website Analytics

The 2012 Google Analytics Summit theme is “Next Generation Measurement”, and considering the bombshell Google dropped on day 1, it couldn’t be more fitting.…

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Added by Matthew Kolodziej on November 1, 2012 at 9:30am — 38 Comments

The Most Abused Statistic in Automotive Internet Marketing

There are a ton of numbers in the various analytics programs out there. Many are worthless. Others are even misleading. The concept of analytics is to help us to analyze the performance of our websites. Unfortunately, they often do little in the way of analysis and more in the way of promotion.

It's for this…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on October 15, 2012 at 5:30pm — 12 Comments

Google Analytics For Car Dealers - Part III by Brian Pasch

This is the third in a series of articles for car dealers who would like to learn how to leverage Google Analytics in order to better merchandise their websites, track consumer activity, increase conversion, and measure the influence of their marketing investments.  

To summarize the series to…

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Added by Brian Pasch on October 13, 2012 at 3:22am — 1 Comment

Google Analytics For Car Dealers - Part II by Brian Pasch

Last week I decided to write a series of articles on Google Analytics to help dealers better leverage this powerful tool.    Google Analytics reports must be a part of the monthly marketing decision-making process,  because the data can direct dollars into the most effective…

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Added by Brian Pasch on October 11, 2012 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Are Your Marketing Priorities Aligned With What Google Analytics Says Is Important?

I am a vocal advocate for leveraging Google Analytics to guide a dealership's online marketing strategy.  Despite my pleas, a small percentage of dealer operators have a consistent process for analyzing Google Analytics data every month to spot trends or to prioritize marketing investments.

So I thought that I would write a few articles that utilize Google Analytics data charts to show hungry automotive marketing professionals and dealer operators how to leverage this great…

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Added by Brian Pasch on October 8, 2012 at 12:36pm — 6 Comments

Unique Visits and Bounce Rate out perform expectations!

In June of 2012 we launch our New SEM/Re-targeting platform and our new Automotive Website platform. Look at these numbers for one of our clients. This is utilizing the same ad budget for each time period. The bounce rate still remains amazing and the unique visits are through the roof! How is this comparing to your site analytics and SEM platforms? Leads now from the dealers website are at a all time high making up their most dominant lead source. We all know that…

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Added by Rick McLey on August 12, 2012 at 8:00am — 17 Comments

Does Your CRM Processes Treat Mobile Visitors Differently?

Today I looked at 20 dealers Google Analytics reports for the last 30 days and on average, about 20% of their website traffic is being labeled as Mobile visitors.  Here is an example of how this is displayed in Google Analytics. 

 

For some dealers their mobile…

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Added by Brian Pasch on February 11, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Behavioral Targeting

The Holy Grail of Marketing

A recent article by Harvard Business Review very succinctly gets at the heart of marketing success.

“Targeting individuals with perfectly customized offers at the right moment across the right channel is marketing’s…

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Added by Amanda Meuwissen on January 30, 2012 at 7:33am — 1 Comment

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