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is it accurate to say that you are prepared to begin offering and elevating your items to a large number of clients? We realize that yes and unquestionably you are pondering which the best places to acknowledge free promotions are. For used car sales, there are a number of websites that are the guarantee of success due to the large number of interested users who use them such as…Continue
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Mike Esposito Honored with Special Leadership Award from the Times-Union
For Immediate Release
Albany, N.Y. – April 27th, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on April 27, 2015 at 8:46am — No Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ALBANY, N.Y. – November 3rd, 2014 –Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) has been honored as one of the thirty “Best Places to Work” in New York State’s Capital region by the Albany Business Review. It is the fifth year in a row that Auto/Mate has received the distinction.
"After five years we don't take this award for granted. We continue to work hard to create…Continue
Added by Mike Esposito on November 3, 2014 at 2:17pm — No Comments
With Google Local, formerly known as Google Places decision makers are scrambling to understand how ORM algorithms will drastically affect SEO rankings and high Google scores. Google says Google Local is “a simple way to discover and share local information.” Sounds like business listing are becoming more social.…Continue
Last night several new rollouts were seen in Google+ Local, seeming to merge Google Places accounts into the newest social search display of your Google+ dashboard. Here's what we've seen in our research about the new way search and reviews are changing for Car Dealers for automotive internet marketing on Google.
Over the last year (plus) there have been numerous hypotheses shared regarding Google Places and the practice of customers entering reviews while still in the dealership or business. The crux of the discussion was whether or not Google was blocking reviews from a common IP address because of the possibility of gaming the system or as some have suggested, because a customer might feel “pressured” if asked to do this review while still at the business location.
Not much of what one would consider a significant change, but many people are reporting that Maps is is showing up on the right side of the page, above the sponsored ads instead of the normal left side of the page. Just an FYI to continually be on the look out for updates and opportunities...Here is a screen shot of one example:…Continue
If you use Facebook with any regularity, I’m sure you’ve seen the rising popularity of Facebook Places, used it yourself, and seen your friends check-in information as well. If you haven’t noticed this yet, Facebook Places allows users to "check-in" through their mobile phones, letting their friends (and businesses) know where they are. It's designed to compete with Foursquare, a similar location-based social network. …
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Added by J.D. Rucker on November 8, 2010 at 5:10pm — No Comments
Google is giving car dealerships one more way to be found online! The new Places search category offers an easy way to search Place pages, which already existed but now are more visible. You can see a business location right on a map, read reviews, and see promotions right in search results.
After entering a search on Google, you'll see a "Places" option on the left side (along with Images, Videos, etc.). You can click this to search just for Place pages; anything from your…
Amen! Car dealers can now respond to negative reviews on Google Maps!
The feature that many dealers have been waiting for is finally here. If you have verified your Google Maps listing proving that you are the owner, you can now respond to any comments, positive or negative, when you are logged in to your account.
This is great news for dealers who have an Automotive Internet Reputation Management (IRM)…Continue
In the past few months Google has upgraded the analytics and reporting tools for your Google Maps listing on what is now called Google Places. Since I have been told that web surfers don't like to read long articles, I will create a quick overview with photos.
The data screens have MANY digital marketing implications that can be utilized to refine your marketing investments. That is best done on a one-to-one basis as I look at your Google Maps data.…
Added by Brian Pasch on May 16, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments