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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'metrics' (23)


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The Next Evolution of Social Marketing

When social media marketing burst on the scene nearly a decade ago, just about every dealership immediately piled onto the bandwagon.

We didn't all know exactly what we were doing; we just knew we had to do it because everyone else was doing it.

At the time I was with AutoNation…

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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on October 6, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments


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Traffic Attribution vs Sales Attribution: What’s the Holy Grail of Marketing Measurement?

Part 2: Sales Attribution …

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Added by Steve White on September 11, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments


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How to Accurately Measure and Track your Customer’s Full Journey

Creating an Attribution Infrastructure 

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Added by Steve White on July 28, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments


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Tracking Insight

Kim Clouse has decided to resume work with i Auto Consultants after 7 years. Clouse says "Still all of these charts, graphs, measure this, measure that"

As always, I have some questions for everyone. Feel free to tell me what you think.

Are we tracking and measuring what we need to measure and track? Or, are we comparing all of this data to what everyone says the trends are and trying to duplicate it because "that's what they do"? What about how your…

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Added by Kim Clouse on June 19, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments


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Ad Blockers: If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them

In the great wide world of online, display ads are everywhere. Top of the page, right, left, bottom – and, sometimes even popping up and floating in your face. Many consumers find these ads intrusive, especially when they are irrelevant. So, they simply ignore them – or, stop visiting the sites on which they…

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Added by Steve White on May 23, 2017 at 6:43am — No Comments


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Don’t be so Quick to Judge

A question I often get asked is, “When is the right time to cut a marketing source if it does not seem to be working?”

 

Almost every vendor and/or marketing source requires time to perform – whether that’s PPC, SEM, SEO, TV, radio, newspaper, email, lead providers or third-party listing sites – it’s…

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Added by Steve White on April 28, 2017 at 6:28am — No Comments


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Metrics 101: Is Your Content or Social Media Marketing Working?

So, you’ve recognized the value that social media and content marketing present for your business.

You faithfully promote your Facebook page to your audience through your marketing efforts, e-mail signatures and website. You’ve enlisted employees or executives in your organization to start creating unique…

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Added by sara callahan on December 17, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments


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Got data? 10 key digital metrics you MUST KNOW as an Internet Manager

We talk to hundreds of dealers about live chat and were often surprised by internet managers who are clueless about their traffic and lead numbers. Certainly in the auto industry, an 'internet manager' can be anyone from a…

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Added by Big Tom LaPointe on October 23, 2015 at 6:00am — 3 Comments


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Increase Show and Close Rates with a Winning Lead Strategy

Most dealers close between twenty to thirty percent of the leads submitted through their own website. With that kind of close rate, its no wonder the prevailing wisdom is the more leads you can get, the better. To a certain extent this is true, but the quality of your leads is even more important than the…

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Added by David Metter on July 23, 2015 at 6:00am — 5 Comments


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The Most Important Attribution KPIs For Auto Dealers

With every year that passes, we’ve seen consumers increase their research and online activity exponentially and it has become increasingly difficult to discover true attribution when analyzing exactly what drove a specific customer into a dealership.

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Added by David Metter on July 16, 2015 at 5:30am — 6 Comments


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How Bots Are Impacting Your Dealership's Digital Advertising



Dana Fornasar, Cobalt Senior Product Marketing Manager
by Dana Fornasar, Senior Product Marketing Manager

There’s been some buzz recently regarding…

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Added by CDK Global on September 9, 2014 at 9:39am — 1 Comment


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An Announcement from Ron Burgundy About Car Dealerships



Dave Hollander, Cobalt Online Marketing Manager
by Dave Hollander, Cobalt Online Marketing Manager

"Ladies and gentleman, can I please have your attention? I’ve just been handed an urgent and horrifying news story. And I need all of you to stop what…

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Added by CDK Global on September 4, 2014 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments


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Take the Fantasy out of Measuring Your Advertising ROI



Rob Campbell, Cobalt Reputation Management Specialist
by Rob Campbell, Performance Improvement Consultant

I was a Moneyball fan before it was cool to be a Moneyball fan. The best-selling book, …

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Added by CDK Global on September 3, 2014 at 12:25pm — No Comments


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What the Buzz is KPI?



Sara Towner, Cobalt Account Advocate
by Sara Towner, Account Advocate

Tired of listening to the marketing mumbo jumbo that everyone loves to use but hates to explain? Sometimes ya just gotta say, What the Buzz? Let’s debuzz digital, break down the chatter that matters and expand our…

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Added by CDK Global on September 2, 2014 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments


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Nacho Typical Marketing Approach



Katy Scheck, Director of Interactive Marketing/Marcom
by Katy Scheck, Director of Interactive Marketing/Marcom

I’m a typical Seattleite when it comes to baseball— a rainy…

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Added by CDK Global on August 5, 2014 at 11:03am — No Comments


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Here's What You Really Need to Know About Your Website's Bounce Rate, And It's Not What You're Thinking...

Actually, scratch that. 

This isn't just going to be about Bounce rate, but all of your…

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Added by Michael Cirillo on July 23, 2014 at 7:53am — No Comments


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If You Can't Measure It, You Should Question Whether or Not You Should Even Be Doing It

There is a ton of confusion out there when it comes to digital and traditional marketing. Despite the rise of the "savvy dealer" over the last few years, it is still clear that many of the offerings companies are putting out there focus on intangible results.

Don't get me wrong. I know that there are…

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Added by Jon Lamb on June 8, 2014 at 2:03am — No Comments


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The Three Numbers to Watch on Facebook Posts

Understanding success or failure of marketing on Facebook can be broken down to the basic element: the post. Judging the effectiveness of your posts is clear and easy with Facebook Insights.

While the platform (finally) has a robust dashboard that allows users to dive deep into the effectiveness of their page, there are three numbers to…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on November 1, 2013 at 11:00am — 14 Comments


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Measure What Matters

You have Google Analytics implemented across all your dealer group's sites. You know that data based analysis grows more important to your dealership management teams and the decisions they make every year. You may have even heard Google's Avinash Kaushik railing against traditional web stats at the last Digital Dealer conference in Orlando. But you're not sure how to…

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Added by Matthew Kolodziej on June 12, 2013 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Social Metrics: How Much Does a Like or a Follow Cost? [Infographic]

I have to admit that the title of this post is a loaded question.  I could even argue that it is the wrong question to be asking.  The answers as provided by Builditz.com in this Infographic are based on data harvested from their significant campaign…

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Added by Joe Schwartz on December 31, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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