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How to Create Compelling Content for ANY Topic

When it comes to content marketing, there are topics that are thought of as easy to promote and others that are harder to promote.…

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Added by Timothy Martell on February 5, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

4 Digital Marketing Tasks You Need to Automate NOW

Digital marketing can be extremely tedious when you add up the time that many tasks take to complete. On top of big projects like audits, copywriting, and promotional work, smaller tasks can add…

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Added by Timothy Martell on January 30, 2015 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

3 Reasons to Take Content Seriously for Better SEO (with Bonus Infographic)

SEO is a complicated practice, especially if you're just starting in 2015. Things have changed a lot in the past 10 years, making it more difficult than ever for small businesses to compete against…

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Added by Timothy Martell on January 23, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to Build a Blog Audience from the Ground Up

While a blog is a great place to talk about your business and build valuable search engine authority, it can also help you gain a loyal following of customers and admirers that will help you see steady growth for a long time to come.

A blog builds trust with customers,…

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Added by Timothy Martell on January 16, 2015 at 5:00am — 7 Comments

How Content Generates Sales Through Search

One of the things that makes SEO so important is that it connects your dealership with people who already interested in buying a car or who need some type of service. Unlike advertising, in which you hope someone hears, sees, or reads your name…

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Added by Timothy Martell on January 9, 2015 at 8:00am — 15 Comments

The 3 Easiest Ways to Find Blog Topics to Jumpstart Content Efforts

On Wikimotive's blog earlier this week, we talked about not letting the idea of producing sub-par content get in the way of starting content efforts for your dealership's SEO strategy. This boils down to a simple idea:…

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Added by Timothy Martell on January 2, 2015 at 7:30am — 8 Comments

3 SEO Strategy Twists Dealerships Need to Account For in 2015

By now, most dealers know they need some type of SEO strategy to stay competitive online. But what exactly goes into that?

 

Website Optimization? Yes.

 

Linkbuilding? You…

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Added by Timothy Martell on December 1, 2014 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments

Is Your Dealership Investing in Itself or Third Parties?

When I started doing SEO and social media for dealers, the one thing that really worried me was how often dealers are being outranked in search engines by third-party listing sites like…

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Added by Timothy Martell on October 31, 2014 at 9:52am — 4 Comments

Dealers: Don't Ignore Online Reviews

Trust is your business's biggest asset today. With the ability to easily publish reviews of businesses, products, and services, customer satisfaction is more important than ever before. Because one of the first things a potential customer does before visiting you in…

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Added by Timothy Martell on July 31, 2014 at 12:38pm — 1 Comment

I'm Sick and Tired of Incompetent, Self-Serving Automotive Website Providers! Who's with Me?

Dealers, there’s something fishy going on with the major automotive website providers.

Problems that affect search results are popping up left and…

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Added by Timothy Martell on May 20, 2014 at 9:30am — 114 Comments

Urgent! Review Your Google Places!

Today's post is less about educating, and more about being a digital marketing public service announcement. You need to log in to your Google Places account and make sure everything is up do date and submitted to Google.…

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Added by Timothy Martell on February 7, 2014 at 10:00pm — 7 Comments

Google Brings Big Videos to Search

Google is always changing, we say that darn near every day on this blog. The thing is, usually those changes are so small, or so buried on the backend of the whole shebang that the world at large doesn’t notice. It’s not often they bust out the big, forward facing guns (the carousel being the last example I can think of offhand) but when they…

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Added by Timothy Martell on February 5, 2014 at 6:00pm — 6 Comments

20 Trends for 2014

When I was a younger man I used to dismiss statistics in the marketing world.

It’s easy to have an arrogance when you are young, isn’t it? I would find myself resenting the experts and thinking that I knew best, even when I had very little to base…

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Added by Timothy Martell on February 4, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Keep Your Old Site Fresh

A lot of people wonder how long it takes to get a new site indexed and ranked, but people do not often consider the flip side.

Namely, how do you keep an old site fresh in Google's eyes. Of course, lots of old sites rank just fine. In fact, some old sites are low quality and still rank well through sheer number of backlinks pointed at them.…

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Added by Timothy Martell on February 3, 2014 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

2014 SEO Industry Survey

SEO Study

Do you love search engine optimization? How about data? Maybe even surveys? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you are in luck. This week, Moz has released the results of their 2014 SEO Industry Survey. The survey covers everything from search engine optimization and search engine marketing to social media and even average…

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Added by Timothy Martell on January 30, 2014 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Google Buys DeepMind

Google Buys Deepmind

Sometimes it feels like Google is omnipotent, doesn’t it? With their huge percentage of the search engine share, they ARE omnipotent in a way. They scan the entire web, handing out rewards and brutal punishments alike, but they have always had a…

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Added by Timothy Martell on January 29, 2014 at 4:14pm — 1 Comment

Ajax Social Wipes

When you think social media genius, what’s the first brand that comes to mind?

A lot of people praise Taco Bell for their snarky Twitter comments, others laud the versatility and lifestyle branding of the energy drink…

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Added by Timothy Martell on January 28, 2014 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

3 new Pinterest Updates

Guess who is already back in the headlines making waves in the social media marketing world?

It’s Pinterest! (You don’t get any credit if you read the title, that’s cheating.) That’s right, the social pinboard site is expanding again, this time bringing three pretty interesting user experience offers to the…

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Added by Timothy Martell on January 24, 2014 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments

Facebook Adds Trending Feature

Facebook Trending

Facebook is on the bleeding edge, the hippest of the hip and the newest of the new, that's why this week they decided to officially roll out a new feature that has only been on Twitter for oh, about...forever? We are, of course, talking about the new trending function. Some of you may have seen this phase in and out over the past few months, if so, congratulations! You were…

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Added by Timothy Martell on January 22, 2014 at 7:28pm — 2 Comments

Google Fights Bad Ads

Bad Ad

 

Google is constantly battling back the tide of shoddy ads and outright scams being posted as ads on their network every hour of every day. According to …

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Added by Timothy Martell on January 20, 2014 at 2:34pm — No Comments

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