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The perfect commuter car is all about efficiency.
A commuter wants a ride that will get them from point A to point B as cheaply and reliably as possible. Most commuters don’t need a great deal of cargo space or passenger space, and sports car levels of power aren’t likely to be a priority either. On the other hand, HOV lane access…
Added by Dixie Somers on January 13, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments
One click ordering. Buy it now. Same day delivery. Dash buttons where all you have to do is press a button and the item is shipped. You can even place orders through Amazon’s Alexa with a voice command.
Added by Ujj Nath on November 21, 2016 at 6:39am — No Comments
Has your blog reached its greatest potential?
Your blog can boost traffic to your website, create demand for your products and services, and position your business as a credible resource for information. If you’re not utilizing your…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on June 10, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Could it be time to switch more budget away from paid search on Google to social media? You asked - I listened!
Switching to using only social media platforms for promotions could hurt you in the long run, seeing as Google is a "destination place" for many users. Increase your brand awareness by using both in your marketing campaign!
In this week's Think Tank Tuesday, Paul will answer this question and explain how you can use both Google's…
Added by Paul Potratz on June 7, 2016 at 12:47pm — No Comments
I'm re-launching my Think Tank Tuesday series next week. Until then, I've been encouraging business owners, entrepreneurs, and dealerships to watch the last 4 episodes on branding.
How important is a brand? Critical. Without a brand, your business will lack trust in its followers and won't gain loyal customers or increased sales.
Added by Paul Potratz on May 31, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments
On this week’s Think Tank Tuesday, my team and I visited Ryan Norris on a production trip to Toyota of Easley. In that experience, I got Ryan’s interpretation on what makes a brand…and it’s more than just a logo or a jingle. …Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on May 10, 2016 at 2:10pm — No Comments
Chapel Hill, N.C. – April 6, 2015 – 3 Birds Marketing announced today a partnership with Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.,…Continue
Added by Paul Mirek on April 7, 2015 at 7:52am — No Comments
With the push to “go green” there’s been a lot of talk about hybrid and electric vehicles—or just cars that get better gas mileage in general. We’re all up to date—more or less—on that trend, but have you heard about the push for solar-power roads? If you’re selling a hybrid vehicle like the 2015 Prius Plug-in to a future-savvy shopper, the possibility of solar-power roads popping up down the line…Continue
Added by Brad Simmons on November 25, 2014 at 11:48am — No Comments
Advancement in technology has led to various developments. One such development has taken place in the world of cars. We are aware of the fact that each and every day, car part is getting modified. But extreme modification has taken place with the discovery of hybrid cars.
Hybrid vehicles are a recent vehicle that makes use of distinct sources to make the vehicle run. The term hybrid vehicles refer to hybrid electric vehicle (HEVs). By combining more than one electric motors and…Continue
Added by Rahul Paul on November 7, 2014 at 4:51am — No Comments
Added by Jon Floyd on September 3, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments
Fun, pithy, enthusiastic...and has a CAR. The appearance of Big Bang Theory star, Kaley Couoco, in the Toyota ad may challenge…Continue
For those you that have been in the auto industry for a while, you have seen the shift in marketing strategies. It has gone, in just a few short years, from a sales lot full of streamers, banners and lurking sales people, to making room in the dealership for an IT staff to build a website for your dealership complete with links to your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and any other social media account you desire. My previous experience in the automotive industry was pre-internet, so seeing the…Continue
Added by Crystal Brown on November 28, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
Still haunted by the ghost of the 14 million vehicles recalled for faulty floor mats and brake pedals, Japanese automaker Toyota Motors announced today that it would be recalling another 3 million cars – including 67,000 Prius models – due to a defect in…Continue
Added by Stephen Jackson on November 14, 2012 at 8:39am — No Comments
Think your shot at living like an Olympian ended after your high school or college athletic career? Think again. Successful Olympic athletes employ a set of traits and techniques that you can still use to help market your car dealership. The elements that work together to create popular medalists, with…Continue
Added by Jim Fitzpatrick on July 27, 2012 at 8:11am — No Comments
Google is testing out its advisor product with car dealers/buyers in the San Francisco Bay area. After having a mild heart attack and visions of "Tru Car" on steroids, I quickly realized that it will simply force marketing companies to re-structure their dealership offerings.
Although I am not aware of the ins and outs of its paid search as it pertains to car dealers, what I first noticed is that new car pictures are found on the front page of a search. As a car shopper, I would…Continue
Added by James Bazuik on June 26, 2012 at 11:33pm — No Comments
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Added by Richard Hamel on June 3, 2010 at 12:32pm — No Comments
Click on the link below to see the article on Automotive News
When the add-ons are seen on-screen, accessory sales rise…Continue
With all the coverage of the Toyota recall and the 4 million + cars that are included in the recall, it is surprising to see that no one is writing about the potential mayhem that will be created at local Toyota and Lexus dealerships service departments.
Added by Brian Pasch on January 24, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Calling all Toyota and Lexus dealers! The Pasch Consulting Group proved that a good microsite can draw consumer automotive leads from a national audience with our Cash For Clunkers Facts website. Over 8,000,000 visitors in 2 months came to our site and thousands participated in our forums.