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Conference season is upon us. As dealers go from seminar to seminar and presentation after presentation, it can cause mass confusion about what data really matters. As a dealer, you may well be asking yourself, “what data should I really be watching at my dealership?”
Well, let’s keep it simple! Over the years I have found it boils down to two…Continue
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I recently read a great blog about our industry by thought-leader Seth Godin. It explains how manufacturers and dealers do things very differently. Godin shares that manufacturers have worked for hundreds of years to refine and create more efficient ways to produce a quality…Continue
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At the recent 2018 F8 Developers Conference, Facebook introduced Facebook Journeys, a new enhancement to their Analytics, which will reportedly give businesses an omni-channel view…Continue
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If you’re a dealer, you are used to vendors providing reports measuring…Continue
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Sep 22, 8:24AM, UPDATE: James Grace has contacted Wikimotive and shared findings with us: "We've tracked down the source of this issue to a 3rd Party Integration with Edmunds.com that was active on approximately 16% of our sites. Edmunds pushed tracking code to these sites that was causing the Google session-ID to be overwritten with every…Continue
Things have changed considerably with the state of marketing measurement and we wanted to know how dealers are adapting to new measurement tools like Multi-Touch Attribution. So, in April 2017, we decided to ask and surveyed approximately 120 dealers for our State of Automotive…Continue
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Businesses large and small use data to learn and then make decisions about their customer’s behavior. However, be warned, as decisions based solely on data alone can sometimes not be the best… as was the case with a Denver Broncos season ticket holder.
In a …Continue
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If you are a student of Google Analytics, you know that Google AdWords campaign data is tightly integrated into GA if you connect your AdWords account with your Analytics accounts. Most dealers are investing in paid advertising outside of AdWords and the traffic is documented in GA but NOT the campaign costs.
Imagine how nice…Continue
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It is very common for auto dealers to be running remarketing campaigns, also known as retargeting. The remarketing concept, which puts the dealer's brand message in front of a consumer (who visited their website) with "online billboards" is appealing to managers. A marketing manager recently asked me if she should remarket to all website…Continue
Added by Brian Pasch on July 8, 2017 at 4:00am — No Comments
This week on Think Tank Tuesday, Ally & Haley take over to reveal how to make a great logo for your business.
What does it take for consumers to remember your name? Watch this week's episode to find out!
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Added by Paul Potratz on June 20, 2017 at 11:46am — No Comments
Have you ever put an item in your shopping cart on Amazon and then started getting emails and ads about that product? It might seem like the product is following you around the internet.
Well, these products ARE following you. And on this week's Think Tank Tuesday, I'm going to show you step-by-step exactly how you can do this for your own company.…Continue
Added by Paul Potratz on June 13, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Stop pouring money into your Google AdWords campaign. It's time to start optimizing! Google has some new changes that you should start utilizing for your marketing strategy.
On this week's Hard Facts, Samantha will reveal how you can create and test landing pages based on campaigns, ad group, and keywords...on your own.
We’d love to…
Added by Paul Potratz on June 9, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Which personality type are you? Better yet, which personality type are your customers? It definitely gives you something to think about when it comes to the content strategy of your campaign.
Take a look at this week’s Think Tank Tuesday to fit this new strategy into your social media or website content.
We’d love to hear what you have to…Continue
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