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Driven by Data: Implement

We have finally come to the last post of our Driven by Data series, and arguably the most challenging because it requires a commitment from you- implementing the information you’ve found into your business strategy!... Continue Reading

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Driven by Data: Analyze

We continue our Driven by Data series with analyzing the salient features of our research, and then next week implementing new strategies to generate more successful and efficient practices. That’s a big challenge so let’s get started! ... Continue Reading

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Driven by Data: Collection

In 2016, a surprising 87% of marketers considered data the most underutilized asset of their marketing endeavors. Why is this? Well, it’s likely because of a lack of understanding. As we aim to maximize campaign results for our dealers in the year 2017, we feel that this is an important topic to review as we refocus and re-strategize. In this post we will be covering where to find data, in the next post we will talk about what to do with your findings!... Continue Reading

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Keyword: Winning

Can you name the top keywords searched for your business? Having just finished up a refresher course on SEO fundamentals, I wanted to share my biggest take away with you, our dealers, for ranking on Google: keywords. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, it all comes down to being found online. And good news- Google actually provides some free tools to help you figure out what people are searching! Our in-house search services team has also contributed to our findings on keywords and how they can impact your business. ... Continue Reading

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The Anatomy of a Successful Website

Wonder what pieces of the “website puzzle” really matter? We’re going to dive into the must-haves of a business website so you don’t miss a crucial page or feature! ... Continue Reading

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Gravity of a Second

What do the faces of babies and pretty women have in common? They both result in the longest viewing time online. In fact, looking at an image of a baby results in the highest lingering time of all, producing unique activity in our orbitofrontal cortex- the emotional part of our brain. Though we’re not endorsing adding either of these to your website, the attention span of online consumers is an important factor to consider when evaluating the value of your content online. After all, the human attention span is now averaging 8 seconds, which is less than the attention span of a goldfish. Content of any kind- whether blog post, social media post, or the ‘about us’ section of your website- must be sensitive to the declining attention span of the average person, as media of all kinds consume and distract our world.... Continue Reading

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New Year, Get Back to Blogging (Because Jogging is Overrated)

There’s no time quite like the New Year to rededicate your energy to those things that fall by the wayside when you’re slammed. For many businesses, blogging is one of those things. If you aren’t blogging for your business, it’s time to get started! Check out our previous post on how to begin here.... Continue Reading

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New Year, New Web Presence

As the new year rolls in and you jump into your 2017 business goals, it may be time to earnestly re-evaluate your current web presence, where it’s taken you, and where it could take you in the coming year.... Continue Reading

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The Importance of Being Mobile

While most of us are personally mobile in some way, shape, or form, sometimes it’s easy to overlook the value of our businesses being actively mobile in today’s ever changing world. In a recent post we shared, we talked about how Facebook is promoting and integrating mobile shop-ability with their new feature, Marketplace. The leaders at Facebook understand that there is an inherent urgency in searching on your phone that indicates you are actively thinking about making a purchase, and that the purchase need is fairly immediate.... Continue Reading

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