The 1996 Toyota Supra Twin Turbo was the first one to not offer a manual transmission and made the targa roof standard.
By Tyson Madliger Offbeat Car News, Social Cars, Uncategorized Dec 09, 2013
By Tyson Madliger Automotive Advertising, Automotive PPC, Automotive Social Media, Dealer Tips, General, Uncategorized Dec 09, 2013
Finally, Google is using their extreme reach to a large chunk of the internet to make their Google+ social network more effective for businesses. The announcement of +Post ads is by far the most exciting news to come out in a long time from a business perspective for Google+.
By Tyson Madliger Dealer Authority, Dealer Tips, General, Increasing Sales, Philosophy, Uncategorized Dec 06, 2013
During my years with KPA, there were dozens of things that I can attribute to the company as important moments of truth in my professional journey. I learned the essence of company culture, something that KPA has always held at the highest pinnacle of importance and the reason that very few people ever leave. I[…]
By Tyson Madliger Automotive Consultation, Dealer Authority, Dealer Tips, General, Philosophy, Uncategorized Dec 03, 2013
When you’ve been deeply immersed in digital marketing for as long as I have, you often take for granted that the things that seem obvious don’t always makes sense to everyone. In the world of search, social, and content marketing, it’s important to realize that there are only two certainties: What worked yesterday may not[…]
By Tyson Madliger Automotive Content, Dealer Tips, General, Uncategorized Dec 01, 2013
When we first started using Tumblr in my former company about six years ago, we had challenges finding the real value for dealers. Sure, it was a quick and easy blogging platform that had a growing community and the potential for greatness, but the community within Tumblr seemed to be heading away from our clients’[…]
By Tyson Madliger Automotive Social Media, Dealer Tips, General, Uncategorized Nov 29, 2013
It’s commonly overlooked. I wish I could say that it never happened to me, but after reviewing my Facebook pages and social media tools accounts, I realized that I had made the same error a couple of times. One thing is certain: I’ll (hopefully) never make the same mistake again. Leaving people as managers on[…]
By Tyson Madliger Dealer Tips, General, Offbeat Car News, Uncategorized, Video Marketing Nov 28, 2013
I’m ashamed to admit that I didn’t see this video until just now. It’s old. Hundreds of thousands have seen it and its different variations on YouTube. Millions have probably seen it on television. I’m just seeing it now. Thankfully, it’s that impressive that even after all this time it should be revisited for its[…]
By Tyson Madliger Dealer Tips, General, Reputation Management, Uncategorized Nov 26, 2013
There are plenty of techniques and services available to help businesses get more reviews on sites like Google, Yelp, and DealerRater. While these services often (but don’t always) work well to get more reviews, the cost to make it happen can often be used better budgeted elsewhere and the crutch that they create for your[…]
By Tyson Madliger Dealer Authority, General, Uncategorized Nov 23, 2013
One of the first things that any company should do when they’re getting formed is to secure their appropriate social media profiles. LinkedIn and YouTube are musts to get going, but they don’t require much effort in the beginning. Foursquare is important for businesses with physical locations. Tumblr should be grabbed even if you’re not[…]
By Tyson Madliger Automotive Content, Dealer Tips, Dealer Websites, General, Uncategorized Nov 22, 2013
If a button here or a link there is broken, it’s not a big deal, right? Wrong.