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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
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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.
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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
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Jim Flint's blog post was featured

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
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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.
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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
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Impression Share Bidding

CEO & Founder Local Search Group Jim Flint explains Impression Share Bidding in this video.
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Spring Selling Season

Local Search Group CEO & Founder Jim Flint shares some advice for dealers on how to best prepare for the Spring selling season.
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Spring Selling Season

The time is now. Spring selling season is upon us. When your inventory, personnel and plans are in the right spot on February 20th, your 2019 is set up to work to your maximum advantage. Five of the best six seasonally-adjusted sales months over the years happen between March and August.  Working the details and making sure that you’re taking care of them makes the…See More
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Website Taxes

Are you paying "tax" on your website to Google? CEO & Founder of Local Search Group Jim Flint explains in this video blog.
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Hottest New Models

The hottest new models in the automotive space aren’t relegated to cars anymore. Cars are key, but statistical models are catching favor and acclaim. Rightfully so. The Houston Auto Show recently debuted the 2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera TAG Heuer Edition at their Havana Nights Charity Preview Night. With a carbon fiber interior and a matte Monaco Black exterior, the…See More
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Jim Flint's blog post was featured

Knock-Knock—It’s Amazon

Google and Facebook, Watch Out! There’s someone approaching in the rear-view mirror, and it’s Amazon. Don’t worry about Amazon pursuing automotive retail--think expensive land and expensive cattle (aka cars). As far as the desire to pursue automotive advertising--think cloud ready and margin friendly. The duopoly of Google and Facebook will fast become a triopoly as…See More
Feb 13
Jim Flint posted a blog post

Knock-Knock—It’s Amazon

Google and Facebook, Watch Out! There’s someone approaching in the rear-view mirror, and it’s Amazon. Don’t worry about Amazon pursuing automotive retail--think expensive land and expensive cattle (aka cars). As far as the desire to pursue automotive advertising--think cloud ready and margin friendly. The duopoly of Google and Facebook will fast become a triopoly as…See More
Feb 12
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Super Bowl Advertising

Local Search Group CEO & Founder Jim Flint shares his advice on Super Bowl advertising and how dealerships can best take advantage of that audience without b...
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Speed Matters – Consumer Website or Dealer Website Google Ads

Posted on March 22, 2019 at 10:12am 0 Comments

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…

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Fundamental Conversion Error

Posted on March 15, 2019 at 10:27am 0 Comments

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,…

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100% Digital Doesn’t Mean 100% Coverage

Posted on March 12, 2019 at 10:18am 0 Comments

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…

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Fundamental Attribution Error for Car Shopping

Posted on March 5, 2019 at 9:47am 0 Comments

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…

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