JD Rucker
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  • Ladera Ranch, CA
  • United States
  • Dealer Authority
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JD Rucker's Discussions

Is Interest in Automotive SEO Resurging (or was it never gone in the first place)?

Started this discussion. Last reply by steven chessin Mar 11. 4 Replies

Over the last few months, we've…Continue

Tags: SEO

Gift Cards as a Dealership Visit Incentive

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Dubis May 20, 2014. 11 Replies

After completing a lengthy study of the chat providers in the automotive industry, I thought that I would take on a smaller but equally debatable topic - gift cards as incentives to come to the…Continue

Tags: showroom magnet, hook logic, intice, leads

Last Call for Chat Provider Recommendations

Started Apr 21, 2014 0 Replies

I've gone through five chat providers so far. Three of them were fine and I won't mention them. The other two were both pretty darn outstanding, strangely for different reasons. It's going to be hard…Continue

Tags: chat

 

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At dE, I would like to offer my SEO and social media knowledge to the community.

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JD Rucker posted a blog post

On the Art (and science) of Social Media Posting Frequency

Common advice in the automotive industry: "There are very strict rules that dealers should follow when posting to social media, especially as it pertains to timing."Pop quiz: Who says things like this?Companies who post on schedulesGurus who want to demonstrate the need for their expertiseAnyone who wants to automate their…See More
Mar 16
JD Rucker and Roger Williams are now friends
Mar 16
steven chessin replied to JD Rucker's discussion Is Interest in Automotive SEO Resurging (or was it never gone in the first place)?
"James- If I had nothing to do for a week but create unique relevant page content -- stuffed with keywords - I could do that. But it isn't in the job description. So how does that get paid for ? I am being serious. I have a concept -- that is a…"
Mar 11
James Klaus replied to JD Rucker's discussion Is Interest in Automotive SEO Resurging (or was it never gone in the first place)?
"Exactly Steve!  "
Mar 11
steven chessin replied to JD Rucker's discussion Is Interest in Automotive SEO Resurging (or was it never gone in the first place)?
"James - This is called "Who is watching the watchers" and goes back thousands of years.I did  the same thing -  hiring a dedicated SEO expert. He told me dealers fail to provide enough unique content. "
Mar 11
James Klaus replied to JD Rucker's discussion Is Interest in Automotive SEO Resurging (or was it never gone in the first place)?
"JD, great post.  Myself and many of my peers did purchase "premium SEO" from a website vendor at one time or another, only to later figure out that it was an SEO package that was lacking or behind the times (it seems to be just an…"
Mar 10
JD Rucker's discussion was featured

Is Interest in Automotive SEO Resurging (or was it never gone in the first place)?

Over the last few months, we've seen an increased interest in search engine optimization for car dealers. While it was never a "dead" market, the rise of OEM-level website providers offering premium SEO services brought inquiries down from the middle of 2013 until around the end of 2014. Now, dealers are back and asking for…See More
Mar 10
JD Rucker posted a discussion

Is Interest in Automotive SEO Resurging (or was it never gone in the first place)?

Over the last few months, we've seen an increased interest in search engine optimization for car dealers. While it was never a "dead" market, the rise of OEM-level website providers offering premium SEO services brought inquiries down from the middle of 2013 until around the end of 2014. Now, dealers are back and asking for…See More
Mar 10
JD Rucker was featured
Feb 23
JD Rucker's blog post was featured

Make Mobile Traffic a Top Priority for Your Website

It took a mini-debate with a potential client to bring me to a conclusion: numbers do lie. Conventional wisdom says otherwise, but in the digital age there is a huge gap between seeing the numbers and understanding them in a meaningful way.I should go ahead and add an addendum to the premise before I begin. Numbers…See More
Feb 23
JD Rucker posted a blog post

Make Mobile Traffic a Top Priority for Your Website

It took a mini-debate with a potential client to bring me to a conclusion: numbers do lie. Conventional wisdom says otherwise, but in the digital age there is a huge gap between seeing the numbers and understanding them in a meaningful way.I should go ahead and add an addendum to the premise before I begin. Numbers…See More
Feb 22
JD Rucker's blog post was featured

If You Build It, They Won't Come (unless you support it)

In the movie Field of Dreams, a ghostly voice tells Kevin Costner's Ray Kinsella character, "If you build it, he will come."The first question you'll want answered is, "What is it?" In the movie, the 'it' was a baseball field, but it was actually so much more…See More
Feb 11
JD Rucker posted a blog post

If You Build It, They Won't Come (unless you support it)

In the movie Field of Dreams, a ghostly voice tells Kevin Costner's Ray Kinsella character, "If you build it, he will come."The first question you'll want answered is, "What is it?" In the movie, the 'it' was a baseball field, but it was actually so much more…See More
Feb 10
Sharon Hill commented on JD Rucker's blog post Did Google Just Bump Mobile-Friendliness Up in its Ranking Algorithm?
"Yep, it sure did. And this also means that Facebook and Twitter advertising becomes all that much more important, as the bulk of their usage is mobile. "
Feb 6
JD Rucker's blog post was featured

Did Google Just Bump Mobile-Friendliness Up in its Ranking Algorithm?

Word on the street in the SEO world is that Google just had a big algorithm update that is finally starting to match what they've been saying for a while: mobile-friendliness is important for search rankings.The move was first noted by Bronco's…See More
Feb 5
JD Rucker commented on JD Rucker's blog post Did Google Just Bump Mobile-Friendliness Up in its Ranking Algorithm?
"Sorry DealerFire - I always forget to include you guys in the responsive discussion!"
Feb 4

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JD Rucker's Blog

On the Art (and science) of Social Media Posting Frequency

Posted on March 16, 2015 at 6:01pm 0 Comments

Common advice in the automotive industry: "There are very strict rules that dealers should follow when posting to social media, especially as it pertains to timing."

Pop quiz: Who says things like this?

  • Companies who post on schedules
  • Gurus who want to demonstrate the need…
Continue

Make Mobile Traffic a Top Priority for Your Website

Posted on February 22, 2015 at 10:46pm 0 Comments

It took a mini-debate with a potential client to bring me to a conclusion: numbers do lie. Conventional wisdom says otherwise, but in the digital age there is a huge gap between seeing the numbers and understanding them in a meaningful way.

I should go ahead and add an addendum to the…

Continue

If You Build It, They Won't Come (unless you support it)

Posted on February 10, 2015 at 11:07am 0 Comments

In the movie Field of Dreams, a ghostly voice tells Kevin Costner's Ray Kinsella character, "If you build it, he will come."

The first question you'll want answered is, "What is it?" In the movie, the 'it' was a…

Continue

Did Google Just Bump Mobile-Friendliness Up in its Ranking Algorithm?

Posted on February 4, 2015 at 10:30pm 2 Comments

Word on the street in the SEO world is that Google just had a big algorithm update that is finally starting to match what they've been saying for a while: mobile-friendliness is important for search rankings.

The move was first noted by …

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At 7:40pm on November 20, 2013, Jason Mickelson said…

Congrats on your featured post Good and Bad Examples of Social Media Image Marketing!  This is a must read for non-marketing people who have been tasked with social media for their dealership or business.

At 5:58pm on January 3, 2013, Keele Fishel said…

Good to see you!

At 1:50pm on March 23, 2012, Patrick D. Ucci said…

We are already connected here.....:)

 
 
 

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