Automotive Digital Marketing

Professional Community for Car Dealers, Marketing, Advertising and Sales Leaders

Loading... Be Patient!

All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'cars.com' (18)


Influencer
Cars.com Employee Responds To The Internet Sales 20 Group Invite…And Dealers Do NOT like it!

Cars.com Employee Responds To The Internet Sales 20 Group Invite...

Unfortunately, Chip Withrow responded to the Video Invite to set the record straight for 200+ dealers at the Internet Sales 20 Group in New York May 18-20 

I don't think that AutoTrader.com and Cars.com will respond. Why? You said you were looking for responses from lead providers…

Continue

Added by Sean V. Bradley on March 29, 2015 at 7:46pm — 1 Comment


Influencer
Attention Autotrader, Cars.com, Car Gurus, Edmunds, Kelley Blue Book, Autobytel, Carsdirect & TrueCar…

http://www.InternetSales20Group.com 856-546-2440

#IS20G #NewYork

Attention Autotrader, Cars.com, Car Gurus, Edmunds, Kelley Blue Book, Autobytel, Carsdirect & TrueCar…

Car Dealers, I have worked with over 900+ dealerships and I have to tell you that one of…

Continue

Added by Sean V. Bradley on March 27, 2015 at 8:56pm — No Comments


Influencer
Sean V. Bradley & Internet Director, Matthew Sears Discuss Autotrader & Conventional Marketing / Advertising



http://www.internetsales20group.com http://www.dealersynergy.com

Sean V. Bradley & Internet Director, Matthew Sears Discuss Autotrader & Conventional Marketing / Advertising...

Automotive Internet Sales recently had Internet Sales Director, Matthew Sears at corporate headquarters in New Jersey. We sat down with Matt and answered some of his questions…

Continue

Added by Sean V. Bradley on August 25, 2013 at 4:49pm — No Comments


Influencer
Really? Could your "optimized" website be living in the pre ZMOT period?

I've seen a whole lot of dealer websites over my life. Most look the same.

While everybody's proud of their SEO, while their Mozrank http://moz,com is in the toilet.

Like I've said before, we…

Continue

Added by Bill Sattree on August 20, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Cars.com Email Blast... | Question by Martin Damato

Hello everyone. I was recently approached by a cars.com rep who had a new feature in a form of an email blast. They told me for a certain price, they can contact 10,000 customers that were interested in a manufacturer I selected.

I had a question at first that went unanswered...

Where are you getting these customers and email addresses?

My initial thought was that cars.com is pulling every prospect that submitted a lead on their website and basically charging me to send…

Continue

Added by Martin L D'Amato on July 16, 2013 at 3:25pm — 1 Comment

Manage Your Inventory Feeds (Cars.com and others)

There has been plenty of controversy about cars.com and other vendors taking dealers inventory and feeding them to some really nasty anti-dealer sites such as cargurus.com. I believe that Jim Ziegler has done a great job standing up for the automotive retail community by fighting for what is right. I am seeing dealers cancel cars.com left and right while others just…

Continue

Added by Stan Sher on May 26, 2013 at 10:41pm — No Comments


Influencer
Forgive Me For I Have Sinned (The Cars.com Debacle)

 

With all the noise about making the Industries more transparent you would think that the vendors that supply the those Industries and say they their purpose is to provide consumers more transparency would  reciprocate and be transparent with their client base before launching…

Continue

Added by Bill Cosgrove on May 3, 2013 at 7:04am — No Comments

It's 9:00 AM - Do You Know Where Your Inventory Is?

DID YOU AUTHORIZE YOUR INVENTORY TO BE POSTED ON ANTI-DEALER OR HOSTILE WEBSITES?

5:00 AM and…

Continue

Added by James A. Ziegler on May 2, 2013 at 11:30am — 35 Comments

Dealer and third party photo hosting is LAME

The next automotive e-Commerce revolution: a real photo interface

It occurs to me as I navigate my iPad and latest Android phone that our inventory hosting options, both on dealer websites and third parties like…

Continue

Added by Big Tom LaPointe on April 28, 2013 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Jim Ziegler Has The Cars.com Marketing Strategy All Wrong

I love Jim Ziegler's passion and his steadfast defense of the dealer. I share Jim's passion with doing what is right for car dealers.  We work side by side educating dealers. 

In the case of Jim's recent criticism of Cars.com on their recent lead email marketing strategy, I will have to respectfully disagree…

Continue

Added by Brian Pasch on April 26, 2013 at 6:00pm — 98 Comments


Influencer
Measuring Online Success with Conversion

Written by Mat Koenig CEO & Founder of KonigCo LLC. Learn more at www.konig.co

There are a million or more opinions on this topic and as my grandmother used to say: "Mathew, opinions are like…

Continue

Added by Mathew Koenig on March 29, 2013 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Is Cars.com the next vendor to trash car dealers?

As TrueCar works to reposition itself as more dealer-friendly, and CarFax comes under continued scrutiny for charging dealers for the right to be chastised on the airwaves, Cars.com released teaser ads and focus group clips for their expensive Super Bowl campaign, according to an Automotive News article published today: http://bit.ly/WbTXac

To their credit, they make light of…

Continue

Added by Big Tom LaPointe on January 21, 2013 at 5:30pm — 12 Comments

Will Google's Honda Classified Advertising Model Ruffle Feathers?

I'm back on the Google Beat covering the latest discoveries for the automotive industry on search marketing strategy.  I want to thank Craig Waikem for commenting on my blog post about new Google PPC Adwords formats that collect email addresses. 

 

What Craig shared was a…

Continue

Added by Brian Pasch on December 2, 2011 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Join Cars.com for the Reputation Management Online Virtual Conference on March 9th

Join us for a live conference right at your desk on March 9th from 11AM to 3PM EST.



- Hear the latest advice and trends that make reputation management easier and more effective for dealerships.

- Attend workshops by leading social media experts.

- Learn from fellow dealers who are driving more sales through online reputation management.

- Get a first-hand look at Cars.com's all-new Dealer Reviews feature before our beta launch this spring.

- Get expert advice on…

Continue

Added by Cars.com on February 25, 2011 at 8:54am — No Comments

Be nice to your reps when discussing display and banner ads... (study)

Okay, okay I am guilty as well pinning down the autotrader or cars.com rep in regards to “what is my click-through-ratio?” (CTR) or “I don’t know if these banners really do anything for me”, every time they wanted to make an up-sell for ”better exposure” of the brand. There was just too much doubt and not knowing in me to easily pass on these spins – until today (well, may be).



The… Continue

Added by VJ on January 12, 2011 at 10:50am — No Comments

Do you know of anybody dropping AutoTrader all together? Let's talk about it.....

I get an email today from a dealer friend of mine today and he ask;

Do you know of anybody dropping AutoTrader all together?

It’s ungodly expensive and we just haven’t seen the results.

My first response from the top of my head is, Yes there…

Continue

Added by Tim Jennings on November 6, 2010 at 1:00pm — 18 Comments

Waiting For The Opportunity That Already Passed? Try To Process That!

No knock to hear. No call to answer. No door to open. No question to respond to. The customer was never yours. It happens more than not and it's aggravating as hell to deal with...if you do at all. Today you have two choices:



1. Wait for the next 'up' and work in the same manner as before

2. Create, extend and perpetuate a brand and destination where people want to interact with you



The result will be massively different but the actions required are not so disparate.… Continue

Added by Gary May on February 5, 2009 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

1999

Automotive Professional Network and Resource Exchange for Car Dealers, Managers, OEM and Marketing Practitioners seeking Best Practices.

ADM Sponsor

Please Consider Automotive Marketing Professional Community Sponsors

ADM Badge

Loading…

Based On Your Interests...

ADM Consulting, LLC

Onsite/Offsite Combination ADM Consulting, LLC Professional Services
Select the maximum monthly investment you plan to make
$USD
Sign up for

Automotive Marketing Tools

Get ADM Toolbar

Click here to take the ADM Member Survey

Getting too many emails from ADM? Click mailbox below to control which types of alerts and updates you are sent......


Instagram

Top Automotive Marketing Forum Discussions

2. 5 Ideas for car dealers FB page

Posted by Kevin Lewis on August 6, 2019

Share the Best Content w/AutoMarketing Community

© 2019   Created by Ralph Paglia.   Powered by

ADM Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service