ADM serves Car Dealers, Automotive Marketing Pros and Internet Sales Managers
Automotive advertising agencies must constantly reinvent themselves to keep up with consumer preferences. When customers discovered the internet automotive advertising agencies were forced to follow them online. New tools like web sites, conversion applications to capture customer information, banner ads and S.E.O./S.E.M. strategies were developed to replace radio, T.V., and print production services. …Continue
Added by Philip Zelinger on March 9, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Automotive advertising agencies and marketing consultants often leverage their resources to maximize the R.O.I. from their auto dealer client’s advertising investments. Since social marketing is powered by customers sharing their experiences online throughout their shopping, buying and ownership cycle it is logical that advertising agencies should rely on this viral media.…Continue
Do you want to grow your business without working more? Find out ways to move the rocks in the road that are stopping you from moving forward. That's this week's tip on Think Tank Tuesday.
Added by Paul Potratz on March 4, 2014 at 9:49am — No Comments
Okay ADMers get ready you will hear me talk a bunch about Automotive Loyalty And Reward Marketing. When I first started trying to get people involved in Social Media I was laughed at by a friend almost 4 years ago, she said "no one will ever do business on facebook or twitter..." I won't tell you who that was but more importantly let's talk about what is "next"...
Loyalty Marketing is not an oil change package that you get from your warranty administrator. Loyalty Marketing is a…Continue
Added by Micah Birkholz-1:16Digital Media on March 4, 2014 at 9:26am — No Comments
Social marketing may be the next best thing but, like all successful next generation solutions, it is built on the foundation of proven old school wisdoms. Word of mouth advertising pre-dates today’s technology driven social marketing as a proven way to build a business. The fact that people like to do business with people they like and that trust is the foundation for any transaction is a reflection of human nature which is the basis for long term business…Continue
Added by Philip Zelinger on March 2, 2014 at 3:51pm — No Comments
Do you have a strategy to market your dealership to Gen Y? Unsure of why you need one? What if I told you Gen Y, defined as those ranging from ages 18-34, make up the largest chunk of the current population? It's important to understand how to market to this generation and capture these potential sales.
Get the Hard Facts from Samantha Cunningham at POTRATZ, and learn how to get through to Gen Y.…
Added by Paul Potratz on February 28, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
There is not a more cost effective way to leverage your W.I.T.T.s than by including an Onsite Community as part of your social and digital marketing mix and the advantages are real and the reasons all around us.
There is not a more cost effective way to impact your bottom line than by using your W.I.T.T.S
Crowdsourcing is the…
Added by Bill Cosgrove on February 28, 2014 at 6:53am — No Comments
The growing importance of content marketing is clear; small businesses that post unique and relevant blogs, videos, press releases and social media on the Internet can gain significant competitive advantage in their industries. Increased web visibility, more visitors to websites, improved SEO rankings…Continue
Added by sara callahan on February 26, 2014 at 7:35am — No Comments
Do you think you are doing everything you can but can't figure out why more money isn't coming in? There may be one key component missing. Find out what you are missing to reach your goals this week on Think Tank Tuesday.
Added by Paul Potratz on February 25, 2014 at 12:12pm — No Comments
I was talking to an internet manager yesterday about their marketing when I brought up Hook Logic. His challenge was that he only gets credit for leads, so while he definitely wanted to help the dealership with our SEO and social media products, he wasn't crazy about the concept of increasing more showroom visitors that did not…Continue
Did you know that 85% of sales are influenced by women? For both sales and service, your strategy to turn women into clients needs to be different and we can show you how.
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Tim Clemens is the “get it done” guy at the re:member group, one of the first (and arguably) still the best organization when it comes to loyalty marketing in the car business. A guy with 20-years+ management experience, he strives to get the best out of his employees while promoting a…Continue
Added by Micah Birkholz-1:16Digital Media on February 19, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Content marketing and exposure are becoming increasingly important in digital marketing and today’s race for eyeballs. In the automotive space, there are many companies that do great jobs marketing and optimizing exposure for dealerships through websites, search engine optimization, social media marketing, pay per…Continue
The most recent car reliability study by J.D. Power shows that the cars have become less reliable. People tend to think that the car quality is not what it used to be a couple of years ago. This survey queried 41,000 people who own cars manufactured in 2011. A three year old car should be almost as good as a new one? It appears not everyone agrees.
Lexus dominates the survey and is listed…Continue
Added by Arvid Linde on February 18, 2014 at 12:35pm — No Comments
Anyone can have a dream, but why do some succeed and some fail? Find out what you need to reach your goals this week on Think Tank Tuesday.
Added by Paul Potratz on February 18, 2014 at 12:18pm — No Comments
Most of the actions we take in marketing are oriented in two directions: First we present our products / services for users to find us when they make a spontaneous decision and perform an action that had not been raised in advance or the Push strategy…Continue
Added by Bill Cosgrove on February 17, 2014 at 4:50am — No Comments
Watch the tips featured in this week's Think Tank Tuesday and increase your profitability with your management style.
Added by Paul Potratz on February 11, 2014 at 12:58pm — No Comments
This year we celebrate not only the century mark of Chevrolet, but also the 100 year mark for Henry Ford's belt-based assembly line. Virtually everything about manufacturing and marketing automobiles during the past ten decades has changed except one thing: people still sell cars to people. Your website could be…Continue
Added by Tom LaPointe / CarChat24 on February 10, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments
I just read an article in Automotive News by Dave Barkholz entitled, “Lost Leads.” I hesitate to say it. But, within the article some smart people were quoted. I hesitate because I was also quoted in the article and I don’t want to break my arm patting myself…Continue
Added by Larry Bruce on February 5, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments