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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'youtube' (22)

Social Media: You’re Probably Doing it Wrong (and How To Do It Right)

I’ve found teaching dealerships on how to properly use social is like trying to steer a massively large ship against a swiftly moving current. Fighting decades of secrecy and the push push push advertising mindset to bring dealerships into the more transparent and community…


Added by Chris Neuman on November 10, 2015 at 6:01am — No Comments

Marketing Trends Illustrate the Importance of Video

If you still aren’t sold on the importance of video marketing, it only takes a brief glimpse into recent news to illustrate just how important video is in marketing. There are many news stories relating to acquisitions, statistics and trends, which highlight the increasing importance – and value – that platforms of all…


Added by Timmy D. James on February 24, 2015 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

GIGANTIC YouTube Advertising Format Being Tested in Google SERPs

By Brian Pasch

I want to thank Chip Dorman for giving me a heads up on a video SERP format showing up in Google search. In this case, under the top three Google Adwords placements, there is a HUGE YouTube video, when you search…


Added by Brian Pasch on June 6, 2014 at 12:30pm — 5 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…


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

When Customers Attack

In the business world, and in public relations, it’s not uncommon for customers to vent on social media networks when they encounter problems and feel the business is not interested in assisting them with a solution. The most famous example of a disgruntled customer is the gentleman who had his guitar…


Added by sara callahan on September 27, 2013 at 6:53am — No Comments

Go Viral with YouTube Engagement


Many people who might otherwise be familiar with YouTube aren’t aware of the changes made recently to how videos go viral. It isn’t only about having an eye-catching thumbnail to rake in views. Hits alone don’t increase visibility anymore.

YouTube has changed how videos gain in popularity by combining hits, how long someone watches the video (so that actually finishing videos matters rather than just clicking a good image and being disappointed in…


Added by Amanda Meuwissen on August 5, 2013 at 9:01am — 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 …


Added by Ryan Gerardi on February 22, 2013 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Meaningful Marketing: Why the Chrysler Group Super Bowl 2013 Commercials Surpass All Others


The Super Bowl has concluded for yet another year and for those of us within the automotive industry it sure was interesting to see the various automotive commercials that Toyota, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Audi, and Lincoln created. As we…


Added by Erin Ryan on February 4, 2013 at 9:51pm — No Comments

The Fourth Commandment of Automotive Video Marketing: Be Social

When a viewer chooses to watch a video--amateur or branded--they're not surprised to then see that video play on their screen. After all... they chose to watch it. And what that does is lower guards. A viewer choosing to enter into a branded video experience is much more open to what it has to say. Pre-roll viewers--by comparison--are more…


Added by Joe Schwartz on January 20, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

The 10 Commandments of Automotive Video Marketing [Infographic]


Added by Joe Schwartz on January 16, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

What To Look For In The Best Video Marketing

As with all things in life, there are better ways and worse ways to engage in video marketing. It's an extremely powerful all-around tool: he equipment is now cheap enough for most dealers to afford, YouTube provides a common space for uploading and sharing videos, and you can potentially reach millions of people with a hit video.…


Added by Joe Schwartz on January 14, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

12 Need-to-Know Tips to Get You Started with VSEO [Automotive Video Marketing 101]

VSEO (Video search engine optimization) is both a key activity and, if executed well, a key value-driver for investing in automotive video marketing.  Car dealer marketing today can translate into a…


Added by Joe Schwartz on January 11, 2013 at 6:13am — No Comments

The Top 24 Social Media Marketing Tools Used by the Pros

#1: Unlock to Share Plugin

My favorite social marketing tool of all time is the unlock to share plugin. What is…


Added by Joe Schwartz on December 24, 2012 at 6:29pm — 4 Comments

How Will Social Media Play A Part In This Years 2012 Summer Olympics

Social Media will be playing a large role in this years 2012 Summer Olympics. During the last Summer Olympics in 2008 most of the major social media sites were still just getting started, and internet users have increased from 23% to about one third of the total world population. This year at the Olympics…


Added by Timothy Martell on July 17, 2012 at 5:33am — No Comments

DiscountBomb.Com Discount Offer/Visitor Conversion Toolbox For Sales and Service

It’s no big secret that saturated mail brings in customers with a high upfront investment, and no matter if your campaign includes discount offers/specials, free prizes and even a FREE CAR GIVEAWAY, it is still a high risk maneuver in the present economy.   Media Ad Group has completed development on an online version of an exciting consumer take-action component that enhances your marketing efforts and white labeled to fit your business model. Controlled costs are realized with 3…

Added by Ken Dugas on January 30, 2012 at 3:01pm — No Comments

If you Don't Understand This... Give up the Car Business

What ever happened to record players? How about Beta tape players? Anyone remember pagers? Here's a good one,typewriters.


One thing is for sure nothing is forever. No matter how useful or advanced, it too will one day be obsolete.


Now in my mid 30's, (o.k. late 30's) I remember thinking how hip and cool my generation was. I can only smile as my…


Added by Chris Justice on November 13, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

From the Trenches - Social Media - Evolution or Revolution?

Back in the mid-90s, I joined in on what we called the wild, wild web. And it was wild. There were no rules, no major search engines, and most of all, no experts to tell us how to do things. We were free to experiment… and we did. It was a time when one creative soul could fashion an Internet strategy and create an…


Added by Tom Gorham on June 29, 2011 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

YouTube Marketing Tips for Auto Dealers

As of February 2011, YouTube has 490 million unique visitors per month worldwide. The average YouTube user visits the site 14 times per month, spending an average of 25 minutes on the site each time. And these numbers are only for the YouTube website itself and don’t include all those embedded YouTube videos that are all over the place, in blogs, viewed on smartphones, etc.

We know that YouTube can be an important medium to increase SEO, to share content and to receive feedback on…


Added by Paul Potratz on March 11, 2011 at 12:12pm — 2 Comments

Do You Want Your YouTube Video's To Autoplay?

I have been trying to figure out how to make my Youtube Videos autoplay for sometime now!

I finally figuered it out.

Just ad the bolded part of the code to your video's code and there you go!

View Example at

Click on The Fast And Furious logo at the top of page.

Added by Alvin Newton on March 24, 2009 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

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