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CarDealerWiki Contest Announced For Dealership Employees

 

CarDealerWiki Contest Announced

 

Car Dealer DirectoryThe most powerful free online directory for car dealers in the United States, CarDeakerWiki.org, announces a new contest for car dealers. Prizes will be given to the most creative directory page created on CarDealerWiki by car dealership employees.

CarDealerWiki.org, an innovative online directory for car dealers and businesses that serve the automotive industry, announces a contest that will award the first place winning directory listing with an Apple MacBook laptop computer and the second place winner will receive an Apple iPad.

CarDealerWiki is the world’s first, open Automotive SEO structured directory for the automotive industry and membership is free to anyone working in the industry. The website gives members the ability to create detailed business profiles that will increase their search visibility, links and referral traffic.

CarDealerWiki has created modules to allow members to embed:

  • YouTube Videos
  • Third party review feeds (i.e. DealerRater and Presto Reviews)
  • New and Used Car inventory via CarPort App
  • Car Dealer Blog Articles via RSS
  • Unlimited dealership photos

Dealers using CarDealerWiki content modules can create multimedia pages targeting the search keywords that consumer use to shop for a car. in their local markets. Dealers who are leveraging content publishing strategies for their dealership will find that CarDealerWiki will promote their work as an authoritative third party.

Integrated Car Dealer Inventory

 

CarDealerWiki has partnered with the Automotive Advertising Network (AAN) to enable members to create real-time inventory pages for the cars that they sell as part of their directory page. In fact, CarDealerWiki members can create model specific information pages that include live inventory, which can drive shopper traffic to their website.

Internet Reputation Management

 

As car dealers increase their use of video to capture customer testimonials, CarDealerWiki can drop in YouTube videos on pages designed to match the communities that the dealership serves. The integrated video option increases the visibility of the excellence customer service experience at the dealership. CarDealerWiki also accepts RSS feed from dealership blogs and third party review websites. The RSS stream is converted to on-page text that can assist consumer evaluate the car dealer’s reputation, community involvement, and special promotions.

Registration Information

 

Any employee of a car dealership or automotive related company can create an account on www.CarDealerWiki.org. Account creation requires a valid automotive email address. Email addresses must be from a valid automotive dealership domain, or business that serves the automotive industry.

Email addresses that originate from Google, Yahoo, Hotmail or non-automotive websites will not be approved. Accounts are reviewed and approved within 24 hours and when approved, members can create their dealership profile page.

All dealership profile pages created between September 1, 2010 and December 1, 2010 will be included in the contest. On December 1, 2010 PCG Digital Marketing, a consulting firm serving the automotive industry, will review car dealers listed in CarDealerWiki.

The PCG staff will select two winners from the dealers that created profile pages. PCG will award the first place winning directory listing with an Apple MacBook laptop computer and the second place winner will receive an Apple iPad. Winners will be published on the home page of CarDealerWiki.org on December 20, 2010.

Questions regarding the content can be directed to support@cardealerwiki.org

Nathan Carr
Sounds fun! What sort of factors are you looking at in judging the best page?

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