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This is the third in a series of articles for car dealers who would like to learn how to leverage Google Analytics in order to better merchandise their websites, track consumer activity, increase conversion, and measure the influence of their marketing investments.
To summarize the series to date:…Continue
Last week I decided to write a series of articles on Google Analytics to help dealers better leverage this powerful tool. Google Analytics reports must be a part of the monthly marketing decision-making process, because the data can direct dollars into the most effective…Continue
I am a vocal advocate for leveraging Google Analytics to guide a dealership's online marketing strategy. Despite my pleas, a small percentage of dealer operators have a consistent process for analyzing Google Analytics data every month to spot trends or to prioritize marketing investments.
So I thought that I would write a few articles that utilize Google Analytics data charts to show hungry automotive marketing professionals and dealer operators how to leverage this great…Continue
Today I looked at 20 dealers Google Analytics reports for the last 30 days and on average, about 20% of their website traffic is being labeled as Mobile visitors. Here is an example of how this is displayed in Google Analytics.
For some dealers their mobile…Continue
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I've been following both companies for the past few years and PCG Digital Marketing reviewed both platform as part of…Continue
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Applications for the 2010 Automotive Search Marketing Architecture (ASMA) study, underwritten by PCG Digital Marketing (PCG), are now available to automotive website design companies.
The annual study and awards recognize the best automotive website platforms for automotive digital marketing strategies.
Automotive website companies are encouraged to contact…Continue
In preparation for a webinar I am doing today with DealersEdge.com covering the topic "Car Dealers Are Under Attack", I wanted to share one screen shot the perfectly demonstrates a significant problem that faces most car dealers.
For many organic searches, car dealers websites are becoming non-relevant, like for year, make and model searches. They are also becoming less relevant for simpler search your brand and city.
To compound that problem,…Continue
Added by Brian Pasch on July 22, 2010 at 4:30am — No Comments
I'm in Paris tonight and on the eve of the 4th of July I wanted to wish everyone in the ADM community a have happy holiday weekend. With that in mind, I wanted to give ADM members a 4th of July gift that can prevent their digital marketing budget from imploding.
In the past month I have had the good fortune to create a digital footprint analysis REPORT for three dealer groups that are in the top 25 in the nation. All had a similar problem. They were heading down a…Continue
Have you checked your website using an iPad? I strongly suggest that you do because the number of iPad visitors to your website is increasing.
With the popularity of the device, you will need to honestly evaluate the experience for an iPad user and make any necessary adjustments.
In particular, search boxes and forms should be spaced appropriately to make it easy to use on the iPad. Buttons can be added on some pages to simplify the surfing…Continue
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