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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'local' (26)

Top 5 Best Practices when posting to eBay classifieds

Top 5 Best Practices on eBay Classifieds

With any new product and marketplace there’s a learning curve and we’ve recently gained more knowledge about what it takes to manage the “art” of posting to eBay classifieds. We want to share the Top 5 Best Practices we’ve learned over the last few weeks with you:

1.)  New eBay accounts require some “Seasoning” similar to the historical…

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Added by Jason Turner on April 15, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

New Google Maps Means New Ads and New Focus on Reviews

Are you ready for the new Google Maps?  Make sure you’re well positioned to take advantage of new opportunities to reach car buyers.  

Google made their new Maps product public this week, and the changes are fairly substantial.  The layout is cleaner, fullscreen and more modern -- but more importantly, the revamped maps relocate business listings from the left sidebar directly onto the map …

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Added by Matthew Kolodziej on July 23, 2013 at 7:52am — 1 Comment

Google+ Ditches Zagat Ratings, Returns to Consumer Friendly 5-Star Ratings

Google can’t seem to make up their minds...

That being said, they sneakily introduced a change that I believe most businesses (and consumers)…

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Added by Arnold Tijerina on July 11, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

You Know Your Area. Use that Knowledge on Social Media.

Local Facts

If there’s one thing that gets under my skin the most about local businesses on social media, it’s that they rarely take advantage of one of the most important types of posts: local facts. It’s a low-hanging fruit that is completely missed by most.

It starts with having a local following and fan base, of course,…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on July 9, 2013 at 2:29am — 4 Comments

Next Generation Vehicle Purchaser - Is Your Dealership Ready?

Is your dealership ready for the next generation of consumer buying power?  If your in need of help or a FREE online audit assessment, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

http://www.cheryllynninternational.com/cardealership

Warmly,

Cheryl

905.981.8761

Added by Cheryl Lynn on May 3, 2013 at 2:04pm — No Comments

How to Get Found in Local Searches - Review site indicators you cannot ignore

When you look closer at the Non-Google local search engines such as Yelp, YP.com, etc. you will find a significant amount of highly qualified consumer search traffic.

The question is: do you know which data about your dealership will influence how you rank in local search…

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Added by Jerry Hart on April 19, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Why Your Google+ Local Ranking Highly Depends on Local Directories and Citations

There are over 100 different factors that determine how you rank on Google+ Local (Google Places and Google Maps).

 

One of the most important of those factors is making sure your Name, Address and Phone number (NAP) are consistent across hundreds of different directories and sources (find out how you are doing with this free local optimization…

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Added by Stephen Murphy on April 12, 2013 at 10:58am — 4 Comments

Automotive Mobile Marketing 101: 6 Tips Get You Found on the Phone

People are increasingly using smartphones and other mobile devices to search the Web.

Your site needs to be optimized for mobiles in order for them to find you.

1) Target Mobiles with Ads

Ad networks let you…

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Added by Joe Schwartz on January 29, 2013 at 8:36am — No Comments

Local Digital Ads Take Center Stage for SMBs in 2013

More SMBs pay attention to mobile

Highlights from eMarketer:

  • US local digital advertising will reach $24.5 billion in 2013, a 25% share of total local ad budgets
    • That’s an increase of 31% over 2012, vs. a 7.6% rise expected for national digital advertising
  • Display ads and paid search together will account for 60% of total local digital advertising
  • Three-quarters of SMBs reported…
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Added by Joe Schwartz on January 28, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

What's my Google Score have anything to do with my ranking?

With Google Local, formerly known as Google Places decision makers are scrambling to understand how ORM algorithms will drastically affect SEO rankings and high Google scores. Google says Google Local is “a simple way to discover and share local information.” Sounds like business listing are becoming more social.…

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Added by Jerry Hart on January 14, 2013 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Google Cracks Down On Metrics

We all know that Google is a powerhouse, but in the past they have been a fairly reasonable one. For all the brawn they possess, they let people get away with a lot of activities that are probably technically infractions. This is what makes it so shocking when they truly bring their guns to bear. It’s their right though, and…

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Added by Timothy Martell on December 11, 2012 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Another Use For Groupon?

Sometimes great SEO techniques aren’t invented, they are discovered accidentally. In that vein, today I want to take a look at a new linkbuilding technique for local internet marketing that a few different experts have been kicking around lately. It may be a surprise, but the idea is focused entirely around…
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Added by Timothy Martell on November 14, 2012 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

Rebuild Google+ Local Reviews

Everyone knows word of mouth has gone the digital route. So it's important to have the publics' opinion there for everyone to see.

 

Utilizing every other social media vehicle not only…

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Added by Shawn Case on October 11, 2012 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Local VS National Marketing

AdAge reported recently on the importance of local marketing, giving the example of a newspaper in South Wales thatbeat the odds.

“It focused almost entirely on covering local news, local people and local…

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Added by Amanda Meuwissen on August 20, 2012 at 7:53am — No Comments

An Open Letter to Google on Behalf of Automobile Dealerships

Dear Google:

You amaze and confound us daily.  You have created an infrastructure, tools and resources for accessing and organizing information that the majority of people and businesses all over the world rely on every day.  That is truly awe-inspiring.  You are pulling search, social and reviews together in envelope-pushing ways.

Nevertheless, change and innovation are rarely universally embraced as you have experienced first hand.   As the old saying goes – you can…

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Added by Kristen Judd on July 30, 2012 at 7:14am — 3 Comments

The new Google+ Local. What you need to know.

By now you’ve probably heard about the merger of Google Places and Google + into a new entity called Google+ Local.



Google touts the release of Google+ Local as “bringing the community of Google+ to local business owners around the world. “ They promote the fact that “with one listing, your business can now be found across Google search, maps, mobile and Google+, and that your customers can easily recommend your business to their friends, or tell the world about it with a review.”…

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Added by Ed Steenman on June 22, 2012 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Defining Your Google+ Local Reputation Marketing Strategies

Once again the automotive industry is buzzing about consumer reviews as Google Places has been morphed into  Google+ Local. A new granular rating system has been introduced inspired by Zagat with a 30 point score representing the old five-star rating. 

 

I wrote about changes planned for …

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Added by Brian Pasch on June 2, 2012 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

Google Places Out, Google+ Local Takes Over

Last night several new rollouts were seen in Google+ Local, seeming to merge Google Places accounts into the newest social search display of your Google+ dashboard. Here's what we've seen in our research about the new way search and reviews are changing for Car Dealers for automotive internet marketing on Google.

Do the new changes show in Google Search today?…

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Added by Matthew O'Such on May 30, 2012 at 11:30am — 15 Comments

Black Book Publisher Hearst partners with Mofuse...

Black Book Publisher Hearst partners with Mofuse.com for 2500 mobile websites for multiple publications: http://tinyurl.com/3w82jmf

Added by Mike Brodeur on August 3, 2011 at 11:40am — No Comments

Digital Dealer Webinar: Making sure your dealership ranks high in Google, Yahoo and Bing 7/28

THURSDAY 7/28 AT 11:30AM EST. REGISTER NOW!

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Added by Arnold Tijerina on July 26, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

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