Jim Flint
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What are the Odds?

On any given day, weathercasters in our area predict a 20% chance of rain. It’s a safe bet with a one in five chance of being correct. In an industry that tends to reward “Strong Wrong” more often than “Soft Right,” the bold and the brave may tell you that they can predict your sales with amazing accuracy via their proprietary algorithms. But like the weathercaster that…See More
Friday
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Change Again! When? Now!

Change matters. The speed of change matters. Don’t change for change’s sake.  How to sort through it all? Change matters and can be successfully and intelligently integrated into your lifestyle and work habits by answering three quick questions: Do you know your peak performance times?Are you prototyping for progress?Will you pilot the change? Knowing your personal peak…See More
Tuesday
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Social Media Transformation: Part 2

CEO Jim Flint continues sharing why dealerships need to alter their social media strategies in order to maximize effectiveness in this video blog.
Apr 12
Jim Flint posted a video

Social Media Transformation Part 1

CEO Jim Flint shares how social media has transformed and why dealers should alter their strategies to maximize their effectiveness in this video blog.
Apr 9
Jim Flint posted a blog post

Social Media Transformation

There are three huge ways to transform the Social Media at your Dealership Tell Your StoryTelling your Digital Story is a huge step in the right direction. In the most recent quarterly conference call, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg indicated that stories were the next big thing, and he’s a guy that knows the next big thing when he sees it. Not surprisingly, going vertical…See More
Apr 5
Jim Flint posted a blog post

NEWS: "Local Search Group Announces New Service for Dealers: CustomerRaters.com"

Local Search Group proudly announces an entirely new concept in automotive retail via CustomerRaters.com. “Dealers are typically evaluated by consumers, but we know there’s a better ecosystem when there’s mutual accountability,” said Jim Flint, CEO and Founder of Local Search Group. The new website creates a paradigm shift whereby dealers evaluate customers on whether…See More
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Jim Flint posted a blog post

Three Tips in Three Seconds: Speed Matters

The biggest driver of customer satisfaction today is speed. As many have heard by now, the attention span of goldfish is 9 seconds. Human beings are down to 8 seconds. With smart phones and the associated instant gratification, attention spans are decreasing. According to Google, customers leave a website if…See More
Mar 26
Jim Flint posted a blog post

Speed Matters – Consumer Website or Dealer Website Google Ads

Annual announcements are nothing new for Google. If nothing else, Google rolls out new marketing elements, metrics and key performance indicators on a daily basis. If any company knows change, it’s Google. The Google algorithm changes approximately 500 to 600 times a year. As SEO and SEM experts know, you have to test your assumptions when changes occur and redevelop…See More
Mar 22
Jim Flint posted a video

How to Play Defense on Google Ads

CEO & Founder Local Search Group Jim Flint discusses how dealers can have a good defensive strategy in their pay-per-click campaigns.
Mar 19
Jim Flint posted a blog post

Fundamental Conversion Error

A few days ago, I wrote about the Fundamental Attribution Error. It’s when people place the motives for behavior on an individual’s character even though the environment is likely the most important driver Today, let’s discuss the Fundamental…See More
Mar 15
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100% Digital Doesn’t Mean 100% Coverage

A decade ago we fought through an economic recession that drove an automotive depression. Dealers across the nation refashioned their business models as Internet departments developed into Internet dealerships. Much time, energy, and teeth-gnashing abounded as old-school met new-school and an industry that can be decades behind in technology (CRM’s anyone?) came crashing…See More
Mar 13
Jim Flint posted a blog post

100% Digital Doesn’t Mean 100% Coverage

A decade ago we fought through an economic recession that drove an automotive depression. Dealers across the nation refashioned their business models as Internet departments developed into Internet dealerships. Much time, energy, and teeth-gnashing abounded as old-school met new-school and an industry that can be decades behind in technology (CRM’s anyone?) came crashing…See More
Mar 12
Jim Flint posted a video

100% Digital Doesn't Mean 100% Coverage

In this video blog, CEO & Founder of Local Search Group Jim Flint shares why dealers shouldn't confuse their digital efforts with its effectiveness.
Mar 8
Jim Flint posted a blog post

Fundamental Attribution Error for Car Shopping

The Fundamental Attribution Error reminds us that people tend to unduly emphasize internal character, rather than external factors when trying to understand people’s motives. We tend to believe that others do bad things because they are bad people. The oft-overlooked reality is that the environment matters more, if not most. A thief steals an upscale car from the valet at…See More
Mar 5
Jim Flint posted a video

Impression Share Bidding

CEO & Founder Local Search Group Jim Flint explains Impression Share Bidding in this video.
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What are the Odds?

Posted on April 19, 2019 at 10:22am 0 Comments

On any given day, weathercasters in our area predict a 20% chance of rain. It’s a safe bet with a one in five chance of being correct.

 

In an industry that tends to reward “Strong Wrong” more often than “Soft Right,” the bold and the brave may tell you that they can predict your sales with amazing accuracy via their proprietary…

Continue

Change Again! When? Now!

Posted on April 16, 2019 at 10:17am 0 Comments

Change matters. The speed of change matters. Don’t change for change’s sake.  How to sort through it all?

 

Change matters and can be successfully and intelligently integrated into your lifestyle and work habits by answering three quick questions:

 

  • Do you know your peak performance times?
  • Are you prototyping for…
Continue

Social Media Transformation

Posted on April 5, 2019 at 9:00am 0 Comments

There are three huge ways to transform the Social Media at your Dealership

 

Tell Your Story

Telling your Digital Story is a huge step in the right direction. In the most recent quarterly conference call, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg indicated that stories were the next big thing, and he’s a guy that knows the next big…

Continue

NEWS: "Local Search Group Announces New Service for Dealers: CustomerRaters.com"

Posted on April 1, 2019 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Local Search Group proudly announces an entirely new concept in automotive retail via CustomerRaters.com.

 

“Dealers are typically evaluated by consumers, but we know there’s a better ecosystem when there’s mutual accountability,” said Jim Flint, CEO and Founder of Local Search Group.

 

The new website creates a paradigm shift…

Continue

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