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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'social' (466)

Sometimes It’s Better To Cut Your Losses

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…

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Added by Richard Holland on July 24, 2014 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

Suckered into Social Media Advertising (and that’s not a bad thing)

Today, using the “free” social media platforms as a marketing tool without spending money on them is about as useful as playing the first level of the freeware version of iPad game.

It used to be so exciting to think about how to market a business on social media. We would read…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on July 15, 2014 at 1:32am — 2 Comments

The 5 Rules of Social Media Etiquette for Car Dealers

Your dealership is probably struggling to see the ROI from social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

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.

So…

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Added by Mark Frost on July 7, 2014 at 11:30am — 11 Comments

Why Speeling and Grandma Is Impotent

When writing content – whether that content is a short, social media post or blog article, or a full-length feature article – form is just as important as the content itself.

Proper spelling and grammar can dictate whether your content is received well or…

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Added by sara callahan on June 25, 2014 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Putting to Rest the Concept of “Organic” Social Media

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Added by J.D. Rucker on June 16, 2014 at 1:42am — No Comments

How Social Media Can Help Sell More Cars

 

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…

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Added by Jason Turner on June 12, 2014 at 8:00am — 12 Comments

How Social Media Can Affect Your B2B Opportunities

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…

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Added by sara callahan on May 28, 2014 at 4:51am — 2 Comments

Perception Matters: 3 Tips for Always Looking Your Best.

In a heartbreaking video titled “The Importance of Appearances,” a social experiment unfolds that sets up the same scenario with two very different people.

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…

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Added by sara callahan on May 14, 2014 at 6:00am — 7 Comments

You Can Now Be Hidden On Twitter Without Being Unfollowed

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…

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Added by Arnold Tijerina on May 13, 2014 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

Online Automobile Sales Are Only One Generation Away And They Are Already Planning Their Purchases!

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…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on May 3, 2014 at 5:50pm — No Comments

How to use social media to create customers

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…

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Added by rubyjadesmith on May 3, 2014 at 4:19am — No Comments

How Facebook Newswire Could Transform Your Content Marketing

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…

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Added by sara callahan on May 2, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

The Bullhorn Necessity of Facebook Ads

Facebook is about as crowded as any marketing venue on the internet. There might be hundreds of sites vying for keywords that pertain to you on search (and no, having millions of results does not mean that they're all going for that keyword) and dozens of dealers selling cars in your local…

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Added by Tyson Madliger on April 25, 2014 at 2:27am — No Comments

Gorgeous Photos versus Real Photos on Social Media Ads

Science rules in digital marketing.

Social media is a place of vanity. Those of us who use social media often get to see flattering images of just about everything - people, places, food, cars, whatever. Have you ever seen a picture of a friend posted as their new profile picture and thought,…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on April 20, 2014 at 1:59am — 10 Comments

Driving Loyalty Is Inviting Vendor Partners To Join Their B2B Social Marketing Initiative. Do you Qualify?

WAAOL - All Automotive Advertising News All The Time

Social marketing plans often include B2C and B2B elements to take advantage of the…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on April 15, 2014 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Data Base Marketing Can Promote Social Media Beyond Facebook's Paid Ads And Newly Limited Organic Search

WAAOL - All Automotive Advertising All The Time

Automotive advertising agencies have learned to manipulate the changing…

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Added by Philip Zelinger on April 14, 2014 at 10:42am — No Comments

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