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ActivEngage, themost trusted brand in automotive live chat brings the top ten blogs and news stories right to you! We monitor industry trends, current events, and the auto dealer community every week to bring you the top ten blogs and stories from around the globe. In this weekly edition-- gender wars, Toyota dropping Scion,…Continue
Added by Rebecca Kon on August 23, 2013 at 12:18pm — No Comments
I wanted to share the progress I've made on a new theme for Dealer Commerce. The guts of any dealer website predominantly revolve around the search and details pages. I thought it was pretty critical to really nail these pages on each custom theme I build. Here's what I've come up with so far:
The goal of the…Continue
Added by Chris Cachor on December 29, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments
Here I was sitting in a landing page optimization course and the first thing they did was throw a formula at me. C=4m+3v+2(i-f)-2a.Thankfully, it really wasn’t a mathematical formula, just a conversion sequence that helped you visualize conversion. Dr. Flint McGlaughlin the founder of MECLABS, the world's…Continue
These two moving companies are on BusinessRater.com home page are FREE accounts and they're killing it!!!
Alliance Worldwide Van Lines Moving Company has 52 reviews in only two months and it was…Continue
Facebook page posts can now target multiple audiences with many more options.
Over the next few weeks, Facebook Page admins might start to notice a strange button that looks a lot like a deer-shooting-target from a rifle gun. Could this possibly be a new targeting feature? Yes, yes it is. This…Continue
Added by Brent Albrecht on August 1, 2012 at 7:46am — No Comments
When I'm working with a dealer on their social media strategies one of the basics I always stress as a useful tool is the "tag" feature in Facebook. There has always been the ability to tag someone you know in a photograph, and that can go a long way for your dealership with delivery or customer event photo.
I wanted to talk about other ways to tag your customers or other pages that may be of interest and benefit to your fan page and your fans. It’s called…Continue
Added by Brent Wees on June 26, 2012 at 10:02am — No Comments
ZMOT its everywhere seems like these days. With Google as the general session at Digital Dealer this year I thought I would talk about how we see the execution of ZMOT for dealers. Below are the slides from my presentation. I think these numbers will add up to a pattern if you look at the slides closely.
There is not ONE ZMOT in Automotive there are TWO
Added by Larry Bruce on April 8, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments
Last Digital Dealer we explored the data behind SEO & PPC and where your efforts get the most bang for the buck.
At Digital Dealer 12 in Orlado April 3-5 will will explore the data behind ZMOT and how to execute it in your store to increase lead volume and most importantly Show Rate in the dealerhips.Continue
Added by Larry Bruce on March 29, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
Those words spoken to me by one of the smartest dealers I ever worked for, Jay Marks, have stayed with me since 1996. Same principal applies in every position of the dealership but particularly in…Continue
Added by Larry Bruce on March 28, 2012 at 7:32pm — No Comments
I have had a few dealers reach out to me lately on Microsites being a bad idea and even one of the largest industry providers asking me if…Continue
An interesting report from comScore and I think some premonitions for retail automotive.
Added by Larry Bruce on February 17, 2012 at 10:24pm — No Comments
The AutoMazing Podcast is a group of cars guys (Larry Bruce, Chris Saraceno, Eric Miltsch, Bryan Armstrong, Shaun Raines, Tracy Myers & Rob Campbell) that get together 2 to 3 times per month and discuss the topics affecting our industry.
12/29/11 - What Makes A Great Customer Experience &…Continue
Added by Larry Bruce on January 4, 2012 at 4:19am — No Comments
TrueCar has certainly stirred up a hornet’s nest with “Know the REAL Price”. To be fair they are not the only online lead generator that uses dealership transactional data in an effort to get between the customer and the dealership and get a piece of the car sale either through a pay for lead or pay for sale pricing model.
Both KBB and Edmunds use transactional data also, the difference… their billing model doesn’t require them to dial into your system so it doesn’t appear that they…Continue
Is there really a difference?
You better believe it!
They are far different in comparisons for your Dealership and Strategy for your online dealership marketing. Here are a few things to take into consideration when understanding the difference between…Continue
Automotive Internet Media just rolled out at this year's NADA the ability for one dealer in each market to own their brand in LemonFree.Com.
LemonFree.Com gets 2.4 million auto shoppers to the site every month. We win thousands of search terms that get the most online traffic. Terms that dealership sites usually can’t win. We put one dealers inventory one click from the first page of Google. No one can offer you this type of opportunity and we only work with one dealer for each…Continue
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Today we are introducing a new acronym in the field of Automotive SEO: POD Score.
POD stands for Page One Defense and the score can range from Zero to 100. A car dealer's POD Score is a direct reflection of their awareness of the importance to…Continue
Google's Gone Paper
Last month I received a card in the mail that was better than any piece of mail I've received in the past month. A letter from Google! (I think I'm gonna frame it)…