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Added by Steve White on July 11, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
Cars.com Employee Responds To The Internet Sales 20 Group Invite...
Unfortunately, Chip Withrow responded to the Video Invite to set the record straight for 200+ dealers at the Internet Sales 20 Group in New York May 18-20
I don't think that AutoTrader.com and Cars.com will respond. Why? You said you were looking for responses from lead providers…Continue
Attention Autotrader, Cars.com, Car Gurus, Edmunds, Kelley Blue Book, Autobytel, Carsdirect & TrueCar…
Car Dealers, I have worked with over 900+ dealerships and I have to tell you that one…Continue
Added by Sean V. Bradley on March 27, 2015 at 8:56pm — No Comments
Sean V. Bradley & Internet Director, Matthew Sears Discuss Autotrader & Conventional Marketing / Advertising...
Automotive Internet Sales recently had Internet Sales Director, Matthew Sears at corporate headquarters in New Jersey. We sat down with Matt and answered some of his questions…Continue
Added by Sean V. Bradley on August 25, 2013 at 4:49pm — No Comments
I've seen a whole lot of dealer websites over my life. Most look the same.
While everybody's proud of their SEO, while their Mozrank http://moz,com is in the toilet.
Like I've said before, we know how to kill, but few know how to hunt.
Added by Bill Sattree on August 20, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
Hello everyone. I was recently approached by a cars.com rep who had a new feature in a form of an email blast. They told me for a certain price, they can contact 10,000 customers that were interested in a manufacturer I selected.
I had a question at first that went unanswered...
Where are you getting these customers and email addresses?
My initial thought was that cars.com is pulling every prospect that submitted a lead on their website and basically charging me to send…Continue
There has been plenty of controversy about cars.com and other vendors taking dealers inventory and feeding them to some really nasty anti-dealer sites such as cargurus.com. I believe that Jim Ziegler has done a great job standing up for the automotive retail community by fighting for what is right. I am seeing dealers cancel cars.com left and right while others just…Continue
Added by Stan Sher on May 26, 2013 at 10:41pm — No Comments
With all the noise about making the Industries more transparent you would think that the vendors that supply the those Industries and say they their purpose is to provide consumers more transparency would reciprocate and be transparent with their client base before launching their new strategies.
When launching new programs that…Continue
Added by Bill Cosgrove on May 3, 2013 at 7:04am — No Comments
DID YOU AUTHORIZE YOUR INVENTORY TO BE POSTED ON ANTI-DEALER OR HOSTILE WEBSITES?
5:00 AM and the Alpha Dawg is on the Point. Actually been…Continue
The next automotive e-Commerce revolution: a real photo interface
It occurs to me as I navigate my iPad and latest Android phone that our inventory hosting options, both on dealer websites and third parties like AutoTrader.com and Cars.com are so 1999 - literally. With all the talk of…Continue
Added by Big Tom LaPointe on April 28, 2013 at 3:52pm — No Comments
In the case of Jim's recent criticism of Cars.com on their recent lead email marketing strategy, I will have to respectfully disagree with Jim's case against Cars.com. Take a minute to watch my…Continue
There are a million or more opinions on this topic and as my grandmother used to say: "Mathew, opinions are like…Continue
Added by Mathew Koenig on March 29, 2013 at 1:35pm — No Comments
As TrueCar works to reposition itself as more dealer-friendly, and CarFax comes under continued scrutiny for charging dealers for the right to be chastised on the airwaves, Cars.com released teaser ads and focus group clips for their expensive Super Bowl campaign, according to an Automotive News article published today: http://bit.ly/WbTXac
To their credit, they make light of…Continue
I'm back on the Google Beat covering the latest discoveries for the automotive industry on search marketing strategy. I want to thank Craig Waikem for commenting on my blog post about new Google PPC Adwords formats that collect email addresses.
What Craig shared was a…Continue
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Added by Cars.com on February 25, 2011 at 8:54am — No Comments
Added by VJ on January 12, 2011 at 10:50am — No Comments
I get an email today from a dealer friend of mine today and he ask;
Do you know of anybody dropping AutoTrader all together?
It’s ungodly expensive and we just haven’t seen the results.
My first response from the top of my head is, Yes there…Continue
Added by Gary May on February 5, 2009 at 4:27pm — No Comments