Return on investment. It’s a term that is thrown around in the automotive industry by vendors to catch the attention of prospective dealers, but so many times the costs do not match the results. That’s not across the board, but particularly in the realm of automotive social media, the ROI is often minimal.
By Tyson Madliger Automotive Social Media, Our Services, Uncategorized Jan 01, 2015
By Tyson Madliger Automotive SEO, Dealer Tips, General, Uncategorized Jul 01, 2014
The automotive industry needs better SEO. That’s a blanket statement because the need is so great. It’s not just dealers. It’s not just vendors. The SEO that goes out there for the majority of the industry is a poor consolidation of ingredients that simply can’t pass the Google or Bing taste test. We need the[…]
By Tyson Madliger Automotive Social Media, Dealer Tips, General, Infographics, Uncategorized Dec 17, 2013
Social media is mostly a visual medium. Sure, there are text posts and link posts, but on most of the networks there’s a tendency to lean in favor of images and videos. That’s why it’s so important to have a clear understanding of the dimensions for display… or at least have some cheat sheets.
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 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 Automotive PPC, General, Uncategorized Nov 16, 2013
Every time Google makes a change to their advertising formats and placement, everyone rushes to the erroneous conclusion that they’re just trying something to get more ad clicks. This is not and rarely is the reason for their latest test models. There are definitely changes that they’ve made to promote their ads, but most of[…]