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Start Tracking Your Results

Do you measure up? We spend so much money on television, radio, coupons, and other broadcasting for our marketing campaigns that we don't have a ton of attribution for.

So how do we track these results? 

On this week's Hard Facts, Samantha is giving you a tip to better measure how your campaigns are performing. By using UTM codes and Google Analytics, you'll be able to decipher where your traffic is coming…

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Added by Paul Potratz on April 21, 2017 at 1:46pm — No Comments


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3 Easy Ways to Meet New Customers

It’s time to start getting comfortable with being uncomfortable. So many times we avoid networking opportunities and meeting new people because it can lead to uncomfortable situations.

But, on this week’s Think Tank Tuesday, I give you 3 easy ways you can meet your new and potential customers. …

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Added by Paul Potratz on April 18, 2017 at 1:06pm — 1 Comment


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Are women smarter than men?

Are women smarter than men? On this week’s Think Tank Tuesday, I discuss leadership and communication styles with Ali and Nicole, Marketing Communications Managers at Potratz. 

See how different communication styles can affect your team, leadership, and work environment. …

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Added by Paul Potratz on April 11, 2017 at 2:27pm — No Comments


Vendor
NAFTA, Donald Trump & the Chicken Tax: History has come home to Roost!

The election of Donald Trump has created a mixture of hope and trepidation amongst dealers, automotive manufacturers, parts suppliers, and in the whole automotive ecosystem in general. 

Will the Trump administration lower taxes, deregulate the industry and usher in an economic boom time? Or, will the auto…

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Added by Josh Blick on April 10, 2017 at 5:39am — No Comments


Vendor
Dear Paid Search, the Party is Over

Dealers have leveraged paid search for years – and some spend significant budgets on it.

However, whether they do it by themselves, or work with a vendor, I find many misunderstand some of the strategies, analytics and the method to the madness that is paid search.

I’d like to explain a few…

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Added by Steve White on April 7, 2017 at 6:30am — 2 Comments


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Tailor-Made...just for you.

In your marketing strategies, you should be working hard to tailor your message to specific audiences. Luckily, Google has a tool that can be used to help you. It allows us to show a certain piece of content to an audience if it meets a certain criteria. Learn more by watching this week's Hard Facts with Samantha!…

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Added by Paul Potratz on March 10, 2017 at 11:03am — No Comments


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Is Simplicity Better for Advertising?

This week on Think Tank Tuesday, Paul goes through some of the titles of sales events that we’ve all heard of…but may not really understand.

We’d love to hear what you have to say. Comment below and follow us on Facebook.

Website:…

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Added by Paul Potratz on February 14, 2017 at 2:37pm — No Comments


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Pinterest Can Help Your Dealership

Great news! Pinterest is now testing search ads with keywords and shopping tools.

97% of Pinterest searches are not brand specific, so a lot of the keywords will have to be intuitive -- just like a Google search. This means that you can supply content to your customers based on their searches on Pinterest and not just Google.

On this week's Hard Facts, Samantha gives you creative pointers and other marketing tips to be aware of as this new technology rolls out to all…

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Added by Paul Potratz on February 3, 2017 at 1:15pm — No Comments


Dealer
Auction Buzz

 

If I had a checkbook I'd be dangerous !

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Added by Barry Neuman on January 25, 2017 at 2:50pm — No Comments


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Will you be at the trade show?

Are you planning on going to a trade show this year?

So many times we go to trade shows because people tell us it'd be a great opportunity. But first, you need to decide if it's really going to be worth it.

Watch this week's Hard Facts…

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Added by Paul Potratz on January 20, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments


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The Future of Facebook Dynamic Ads for Dealers

So, let's talk about the future of dynamic Facebook ads. Be prepared to reach more than just the people who have previously engaged with your content. 

With these changes, you'll be able to get the attention of customers that have looked at similar products, but not YOUR…

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Added by Paul Potratz on January 13, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments


Dealer
Auction Buzz

Online Car Auction Systems

Look.....

I get it.....

The Automotive Industry has to embrace emerging technologies.....

Mobile technology is no doubt at the forefront of this movement.....

We, as professionals, need to educate ourselves to understand the impact of mobile tech.....

Specifically, mobile app…

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Added by Barry Neuman on January 8, 2017 at 5:19pm — No Comments


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3 Ways to Increase January's Sales

Don’t get caught up in the post-holiday blues! You’re definitely not alone.

 

We all know that January can be a slow sales month for just about any business. It can be easy to get discouraged and anxious when you're not pacing to meet your monthly sales goal.

 

There are so many ways you can boost your sales without…

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Added by Paul Potratz on January 6, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments


Vendor
Don’t Get Distracted by the Shiny Objects

When looking at the future of the auto industry, specifically retail, it’s easy to get caught up in the “shiny objects” and focus on all the cool technology such as autonomous cars, ride-sharing, virtual reality sales, and all of the “disruptors” that are entering the space.



This can serve as a bit of a distraction and, as a…

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Added by Ujj Nath on January 3, 2017 at 6:00am — 4 Comments


Dealer
Auction Buzz

Mozart

10 Years of Silence

So here we are again at the beginning of a new year.....

Time to do the ritual of setting goals.....

Looking ahead, we're excited about all the possibilities in front of us.....

In the Auto Industry, it means finding ways to sell more cars.....

Finding ways…

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Added by Barry Neuman on January 1, 2017 at 5:59pm — No Comments


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Lights, Camera, Action!

So many times we talk about using video to communicate your message to your customers. But what’s the right way to make a video? 

YouTube Director will walk you through exactly what you need to do to figure out what type of video will work for you.

This…

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Added by Paul Potratz on December 23, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Tag... You're it!

Have you ever heard of Google Tag Manager?

If you haven’t, you’re losing customers!

There is 1 huge disadvantage of not using Tag Manager - slow websites. 

On this week’s Hard Facts, Samantha explains how you can condense all of your tracking codes in order to…

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Added by Paul Potratz on December 16, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments


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Ad Agency Develops New Apprenticeship Program

Potratz, an advertising agency in downtown Schenectady, has started a new apprenticeship program this December.

 

The program is a 6-month training program that gives insight into the inner workings of a full-service advertising agency.  Each apprentice will gain first-hand knowledge of digital marketing, content development, social media, traditional media, graphic design, video production, strategy building, website development and innovative product…

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Added by Paul Potratz on December 14, 2016 at 10:39am — No Comments


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Feedback Is Important; if Interpreted Correctly

Customer feedback is important to any business’ growth. That’s why many send out customer satisfaction surveys and managers pay attention to that feedback.

 

However, sometimes the feedback system is faulty or gets misinterpreted to the point of being useless. Take the feedback system Uber used to have.…

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Added by Mike Gorun on December 13, 2016 at 6:19am — No Comments


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Did You Miss This?

In this episode of Hard Facts, Samantha was on Facebook Live from Google Headquarters in NYC. Were you able to catch it?

Aside from learning what…

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Added by Paul Potratz on December 9, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

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