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7 Attitude Tips to help you Succeed in the Car Business

7 Attitude Tips to help you Succeed in the Car Business

I have found that one of the greatest traits of all the best salespeople to ever sell is a positive attitude. I experience it first hand in my own life, …

How Well Are Your Digital Campaigns Really Performing?

How Well Are Your Digital Campaigns Really Performing?

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DealerRater.com Customers Get a Google Maps Bonus

The wait is over. DealerRater.com customers can now rejoice as Google Maps will now include the "star" counts on DealerRater on Google Maps.

As you can see from the screen shot below, dealers like Marlboro Nissan with over 300 positive reviews, will benefit from this new change. Prior to this change, Marlboro Nissan had less than 10 review stars showing.

When Google Maps displays listings of car dealers, as shown below, it has been proven that high star counts increase click-through rates. With over 330 reviews displayed for Marlboro Nissan, their Google Maps traffic will surely increase. Their Internet Reputation Management program will really pay off now.

Massachusetts Nissan Dealers

And when you click on the details for each dealer, you can see how well DealerRater.com reviews dominate the page:

DealerRater Google Maps

Automotive Reputation Management Services

Congratulations to Chip, Matt, and the entire DealerRater.com team for getting this integration completed. Dealers looking for assistance and training to setup strong reputation management processes can contact PCG Digital Marketing for an IRM proposal.


Reputation Management is so important so do not neglect it!  http://www.pcgdigitalmarketing.com

Ryan Thompson
DealerRater just hit this one out of the park!!! Great screeshots Brian.
Ryan Thompson
DealerRater just hit this one out of the park!!! Great screeshots Brian.
Jeff Cryder
Let the DealerRater arms race begin!
Brian Pasch
This is a huge win for DealerRater customers and it will be interesting to see if anyone can see a big bump in calls from Maps this coming month, if they have a tracking number in play.
Brian Pasch
This is a huge win for DealerRater customers and it will be interesting to see if anyone can see a big bump in calls from Maps this coming month, if they have a tracking number in play.

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