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What People Are Looking For In An Auto Repair Shop

What People Are Looking For In An Auto Repair Shop

Those who have been involved in some sort of accident have the next step of finding an auto repair shop. These shops are not all created equal as some are …

One Price Selling – What Are You Waiting For?

One Price Selling – What Are You Waiting For?

Most Dealers are closer to a One Price Selling sales process than they may realize. If you’re an excellent pre-owned dealer you’re basically no…

What Is Your Chemistry With Women Buyers?

What Is Your Chemistry With Women Buyers?

Wow, its December. Last month of the year. Now is the perfect time to begin to reflect on the customer processes, engagement and strategies you have in pla…

Want to Advance in Business? Here are a Few Ways to Stay on Top of Your Game

Want to Advance in Business? Here are a Few Ways to Stay on Top of Your Game

If it’s time for you to take the next steps in your career, there are some tried-and-true methods that can ensure your success. All business professi…

BDC training for 2017

BDC training for 2017

  We have a service and sales bdc team for each of our stores. One is a Hyundai store and the other is a Chevrolet store. We have Three sales Bus…

Is Mobile Paid Search The New Gold Rush?

I was reviewing active paid search marketing campaigns that were focused on MOBILE devices and here are some summary stats from the last 30 days:

The mobile campaign uses "conversion" data as a combination of mobile phone calls and leads.  Are your mobile campaigns delivering the same value for you dealership?  Over 20% of dealership website visits are from mobile devices so what is your paid search strategy for mobile shoppers

The mobile marketing results for this dealership were very attractive. Why buy 3rd party leads for more money when you can generate 1st party mobile leads at half the price?  Mobile marketing MUST be a separate marketing strategy and NOT combined with other strategies.

Mobile Frustration

Recently I had a dealer "panic" about the fact that message links that were sent via Twitter were not directly accessible to consumers surfing on mobile devices.  The issue was that the dealer's mobile website intercepted the visitor on a mobile device and sent them to a generic mobile website home page.  

Anyone identifying with this issue?  

Welcome to the emerging challenges with mobile websites and marketing strategies that don't understand how dealership mobile websites work.   I'll be writing more on on this topic in coming weeks.

 

Is Organic Search Marketing Dead?

 

As I have been reviewing the latest changes in the Google search algorithm, it is clear to me that Google wants to minimize the impact of SEO and encourage the investments in paid search.   With that said,  I have been very active in testing:

  • Paid Search Marketing (SEM)
  • Display Advertising
  • ReTargeting
  • Video Pre-Roll
  • Mobile Apps/Games Banner Advertising

I bring this up because there is a CHANGE going on with search marketing and if you don't have a plan that is TESTING the opportunities with the latest changes in Google, you better invest some time researching the latest marketing choices.

I will be sharing some of my latest findings for search marketing at the Fall Conferences because the MAJOR shifts in digital marketing are happening right before your eyes.

 

Brian 

 

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Jim Bell
Great stuff as always Brian and something for all of us to keep a finger on.

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