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The Selfie That Broke Records

Unless you’ve been living in a box for the past couple weeks, you’d undoubtedly heard about the now infamous selfie taken by Ellen DeGeneres during the 2014 Academy Awards. Ellen DeGeneres, who hosted the show, took a moment to compose a selfie in the audience with the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Bradley Cooper, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, and Angelina Jolie, amongst others. She then proceeded to ask viewers to retweet it. The results were…

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Added by sara callahan on March 12, 2014 at 10:22am — 1 Comment

What We Can Learn from Blogger Awards

Whenever you get to read those "top lists" of internet marketing tips for business owners, one of the first tips will inevitably be: you have to blog! That does occasionally sound a bit too patronizing, however, the proponents of business blogging are always right, regardless of which business niche you occupy. Many business owners make an excuse that their niche is too "dry" to warrant a blog, yet you can’t really use that one because the automotive industry is probably one of the most…

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Added by Arvid Linde on January 21, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments

Resource: An Exhaustive List of Social Media Page Dimensions [Infographic]

As I've said on many occasions, there are only a handful of social media websites that you need to focus on at your dealership. Despite claims that you need to be on dozens of them, the real ones that are making an impact today and in the near future are Facebook, Google+, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest with…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on December 18, 2013 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

Will You Fight To Win A Customer?

The battle for customers in the automotive industry is hyper-competitive.

Dealers advertise low price loss leaders and court an Internet buyer with competitive pricing that sometimes results in negative gross deals. Service departments advertise low priced oil changes to both upsell and win a new customer. 

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Added by Richard Holland on December 12, 2013 at 5:00am — 8 Comments

The Five Things We Can Learn From Sharknado

July 2013 saw history happen -- and it happened with flying sharks. The Syfy Network aired what has been universally reviewed as a horrible movie about sharks caught in a tornado that then go on a flying shark rampage. The show was cheaply made and had almost no viewers (including the actors that were in…

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Added by sara callahan on July 24, 2013 at 6:42am — 12 Comments

Using Social Media to Increase Your Publicity

Press releases are a great way to promote and disseminate information about your company.  I’ve written many articles on how to write and optimize press releases to increase the chance of being discovered amongst the hundred or thousands…

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Added by sara callahan on July 10, 2013 at 6:32am — No Comments

The Loyalty Playbook

Lady Gaga has her Little Monsters, Justin Bieber has his Beliebers, Kiss has their Kiss Army, and your dealership has ______? Where are your fans? Musicians focus their marketing on connecting with fans, that’s nothing new, but that approach is grounded in solid business sense. A 2010 Satmetrix study found that evangelists or fans, spend 13% more than the average customer, and they refer business equal to 45% of the money they…

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Added by Ketty Colom on May 21, 2013 at 7:19am — No Comments

How to Suck at Social Media

Everywhere you turn these days there are tips, tricks, best practices and how-to material that explains what it takes to make your dealership successful in this new space. 

But in the end, they all say the same thing don't they?

In response to this, I am sharing with you what my new team put together over at SOCIALDEALER. It's a Prezi called …

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Added by Ryan Gerardi on February 22, 2013 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Twitter Makes Automotive Video Marketing More Accessible With New Mobile App

What is Twitter Vine?

On Jan 24, Twitter announced the launch of its new, integrated mobile video app called Vine. Twitter…

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Added by Joe Schwartz on January 27, 2013 at 11:22am — No Comments

If You Focus on 4 Social Media Sites, You have 99% of Your Marketing Covered

99 Social

One of the biggest problems faced when businesses try to use social media as a marketing tool is that there are simply too many social media sites. A day doesn’t go by when I’m not asked about this new site or that old site and whether or not they can be used is marketing. Most can. However, most simply do not have the reach to make them…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on January 7, 2013 at 6:30am — 15 Comments

Does Your Dealership Use Flickr?

With over 75 million users, over 6000 photo uploads in the last minute, over 72,000 photos tagged with jump, and over 3 million photos geo-tagged this month. Flickr is quickly becoming an extremely important digital marketing tool because it allows your dealership to market your inventory and brand…

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Added by Jason Parman on November 30, 2012 at 12:33pm — No Comments

How can your dealership use Instagram for marketing?

Photo sharing has been around a long time now and though the modes of capturing and sharing a photograph may have changed, the idea behind photo sharing still holds true.

Photos spark an emotional connection in a way that text cannot. How many of you remember your family’s old photo…

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Added by Jason Parman on November 23, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Using Tools to Post Insights at the Right Times

A mistake that many make on social media is that they post things in batches. Rather than spread out the posts throughout the day, they load everything up at once. This poses a challenge for both businesses and individuals because doing so will (a) annoy your fans and followers as you…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on November 7, 2012 at 11:41am — 2 Comments

The #AutoMarketing Hashtag is a Must-Follow for Car Dealers

People often ask me how I'm able to stay up on the millions of things that are happening in the world of automotive internet marketing on a daily basis. There are tons of blogs, social networks, and industry websites with enough posts to fill a full day if you plugged them all into an RSS reader. How does an…

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Added by J.D. Rucker on October 12, 2012 at 11:06am — 5 Comments

Klout Is Out!

Now before I get into what I'm thinking here, let me preface this article by saying that I am the first one to admit that I haven't become a student of Klout. I don't know all the ins-and-outs. I understand it in its basic form. Klout measures your social influence across the networks you participate in based on…

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Added by Michael Cirillo on October 11, 2012 at 11:48am — No Comments

Twitter Announces Profile Updates

On the TODAY show earlier this week Twitter SEO, Dick Costolo made a live appearance to announce updates to the Twitter experience. The changes will affect the look and feel of profiles both on Twitter.com and on their mobile apps for iPad, iPhone, and Android. Twitter users will now have the option of a…

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Added by Timothy Martell on September 20, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

The Business of Fake Followers

After reading many blogs about the topic of fake followers, I decided to do some investigating on the topic for myself. I found that the business of buying and selling fake Twitter followers is booming, according to a study by…

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Added by Ketty Colom on August 23, 2012 at 7:12am — 76 Comments

Why You Should Be Careful Buying Twitter Followers

The purchasing of Twitter followershas become an extremely popular trend. It offers the instant gratification that many people and businesses crave. When someone sees you have a mere…

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Added by Timothy Martell on August 15, 2012 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

Do You Have Fake Twitter Followers?

Status People, a social media company, created a new social tool that apparently is able to spot out both "fake" followers as well as "inactive" followers

They stated the reason for creating the tool in their …

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Added by Christine Rochelle on August 14, 2012 at 1:00pm — 28 Comments

Help Your Dealership Go for the Gold

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…

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Added by Jim Fitzpatrick on July 27, 2012 at 8:11am — No Comments

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