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I am sure many of you have heard about the recent customer service debacle involving Comcast over the past week.
In case you aren’t familiar with what happened, a customer called into their…Continue
You want to sell cars through social media–despite marketers saying that’s the wrong approach–but are unsure of how to properly attract social media users to your profiles.
Proper spelling and grammar can dictate whether your content is received well or…Continue
Savvy dealers are turning to low cost alternatives like Facebook and Twitter and other social media outlets as their alternative. Not only is it free, but it can help you interact with your future and existing customers in real-time. It's no secret that Dealers will do just about anything to…Continue
Just like any business, I have potential clients that I reach out to in an effort to see whether my services are a good fit. Recently, a potential client, who I had been talking to but hadn’t heard from in a little bit, suddenly “liked” one of my posts on my personal Facebook profile. While this does happen occasionally, I…Continue
In the first scenario, we see a person dressed as a homeless man collapse in the middle of a busy sidewalk, as if he were ill, and…Continue
We have all known for a long time that dealerships must be careful about the quantity of posts they publish on their Facebook pages. Inundating a Facebook user's News Feed with content - even quality content - can easily get you hidden. Facebook users primarily want to use the social network to find out…Continue
Consumers always have and always will seek the path of least resistance to get the best deal they can when they purchase a new or pre-owned vehicle; and you can't blame them. Similarly, it is understandable that auto dealers always have and always will try to define what the best deal is for their customers; and it typically includes preserving a fair profit. Unfortunately, their objectives aren't always weighted the same; even though they should be.
Today's internet educated…Continue
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Contrary to popular belief, advertising isn’t just about creating brand awareness, though that is one step of the process. Actually, advertising’s goal is to create customers, or so says Daniel Newman, digital marketing contributor to Forbes Magazine.
In a recent article, he explained, “With the proliferation of digital marketing, social media, and the hyper-aware consumer . . . the role of marketing has evolved. . . . Having said that, the growth of new channels hasn’t changed the…Continue
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Quick, look over at your waiting room. What are over half the people doing? I’m willing to bet good money that the majority of them are on some type of digital device.
With over 147 million Americans…Continue
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Last Thursday, Facebook Launched Facebook Newswire
In partnership with Storyful, a social media content verifier and aggregator, Facebook has entered the business of delivering news to…Continue
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Social marketing plans often include B2C and B2B elements to take advantage of the…Continue
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Automotive advertising agencies have learned to manipulate the changing…Continue
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It’s been widely reported by social media experts that organic reach for Facebook pages has plummeted in the past 6 months; from as high as 15%, to the current 1-2%. As a public company, Facebook has a need to appease its shareholders by monetizing its platform as much as possible.…Continue
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