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LinkedIn is making moves to be one of the largest social media platforms for professionals. The shift is growing toward more members who are looking for freelance work and members who are growing into entrepreneurship.
LinkedIn has capitalized on this with Profinder. But how does this relate to you as a business or a job seeker? Watch this week's Hard Facts with Samantha for more information on how this will help you find the right career…
Added by Paul Potratz on August 26, 2016 at 9:35am — No Comments
Chapel Hill-based provider of digital marketing platform, data analysis, and client support services named to 2016 Inc. 5000
Chapel Hill, N.C. – August 26, 2016 – For the second year in a row, 3 Birds Marketing has been named to the Inc. 5000, Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking of America’s fastest growing private companies. This list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small…Continue
Added by Paul Mirek on August 26, 2016 at 8:05am — No Comments
Think about the value propositions most dealerships present to consumers. Free car washes, fast transactions, oil changes, low prices, etc. They’re all so similar that, in reality, they cease to differentiate one dealer from another. The simple fact that they aren’t unique just about negates the offer for consumers…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on August 26, 2016 at 5:26am — No Comments
Is your phone ringing off the hook? Probably not.
In this week's Think Tank Tuesday, Paul reveals that by sending a simple ringless voicemail drop, you can start the conversation with potential customers that may not have answered an email or other advertisement. Grab more leads and build your business by utilizing this low cost, lead generating strategy.…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on August 23, 2016 at 8:24am — No Comments
And, when both are presented on the same page, consumers would rather watch a video than read text. For that simple…Continue
Added by Timmy D. James on August 18, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments
With some of the largest advertising budgets in the world, auto manufacturers also represent one of the biggest consumer markets. So what we can learn from these…Continue
Added by Ljuben Georgiev on August 15, 2016 at 4:05pm — No Comments
In the classic movie, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, we received a filmmaker’s glimpse into what humanity would experience in the event of a U.F.O encounter and actual physical contact with an alien. To many dealers, Millennials are very similar. They’re very different from past generations, are far more…Continue
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CRM integration elevates video content from marketing tool to active
and actionable lead generator
Urbandale, IA--August 8th, 2016--Flick Fusion today announced the integration of its SmartFlicks video marketing platform…Continue
Added by Timmy D. James on August 8, 2016 at 6:24am — No Comments
Sell More and Stress Less With Intelligent Marketing
Times change. Not everything that worked for businesses 5 or 10 years ago is going to work as well in today’s evolving marketplace. This is true for merchandising techniques, sales pitches, and customer service practices. And it’s absolutely true when it comes to marketing strategies.
The mindset and knowledge base of consumers is always changing, and in recent years, there’s been a shift…Continue
Added by Joey Little on August 4, 2016 at 6:52am — No Comments
With the downturn in the economy looming large over everyone's head dealers are turning towards social selling and trying to generate leads on the social media platforms.
However, there's a few mistakes I see just about every dealer make so if you're struggling to generate leads on social media here's why...
FACT #1: Publishing content is not going to get people to buy.
Sure you will get likes and comments but that does…Continue
Added by Gus Skarlis on August 2, 2016 at 9:13am — No Comments
Wheel’s Automotive Dealer Supplies Inc. announced today its revolutionary Flagmaster 360, a new display design that holds flags and banners open in all weather conditions. Wheel’s is North America’s most renowned experts in innovative marketing products for automotive retailers.
Flagmaster 360 rotates 360-degrees on square or round poles, without the need for shock cords. More…Continue
Added by Jim Leman on August 2, 2016 at 7:39am — No Comments
Urbandale, IA--August 1st, 2016--Flick Fusion today introduced 360VR, a groundbreaking product that allows auto dealers to create and showcase virtual reality (VR) customer engagement videos on their websites, in email marketing, on social media, in mobile ads and on third-party auto shopping sites. Flick Fusion is first-to-market with a product designed exclusively for auto dealers that will revolutionize the way auto shoppers experience walk-around…Continue
Added by Timmy D. James on August 1, 2016 at 6:35am — No Comments
Have you seen these 2 features that Google has slowly been rolling out? Both relevant to your business, these features will increase your click-through rate, your mobile site traffic, and your conversion rates.
Price ad extensions are the most useful to every business because it has…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on July 29, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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Speaker after speaker at conferences throw up Tesla as an example of industry revolution. Certainly the company is pushing OEMs to stretch their technology legs and lawyers can work out the franchise law impact. But the reality is that their digital marketing and processes seem more like a typical…Continue
Added by Big Tom LaPointe on July 26, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments
We live in a world where we're tricked into thinking we know the bigger picture. In reality, we don't!
Nan Mossey takes over for Paul in this week's Think Tank Tuesday to debunk a few common misconceptions about the marketing and advertising world. From getting more PDP views to customer reviews, Nan will teach you how all of these busted myths can affect your business.…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on July 26, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments
Let's get serious.
Stop being so irresponsible with your business! Sure, you can look up to experts for strategies, ideas, and marketing tools, but don't let them take the wheel. It's ultimately up to you to start the conversation with your customers from the content on your website to the content posted on social media.
Don't let your marketing strategy become all about selling your product. Make sure you're providing a solution to the…
Added by Paul Potratz on July 22, 2016 at 7:25am — No Comments
Quality video content can manipulate emotions and convey meaning far beyond the capability of written words or any still images. But videos aren’t effective simply because customers can see you or view the vehicle, they also work well because another sense is stimulated – sound. In a personalized video email, your…Continue
Added by Gina Reuscher on July 21, 2016 at 6:58am — No Comments
Urbandale, IA--July 20th, 2016--Flick Fusion announced today that it has been selected by What's Next Media, a leading video content provider for auto dealerships, as their preferred Video Marketing Provider. What's Next Media will…Continue
Added by Timmy D. James on July 20, 2016 at 9:06am — No Comments