Twitter Tips: 4 Quick Ways to Attract Local Twitter Followers

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Let’s be honest.  You want to find followers that are, or could be, potential customers!   The good news is anyone on Twitter most likely drives and is, therefore, in that category!  Here are a few quick tips on how to find

Complete Guide to Creating a Custom Dealership Website

Creating Custom Websites

Follow along with me as I help William Franklin at Jordan Motor Cars in San Antonio, Texas generate more leads and more traffic by creating him a fully custom car dealership website. Through this series of 7 articles I will

The Optimal Photo Sizes for Sharing on Facebook

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Have you read this Facebook Developers article, “Sharing Best Practices for Websites and Mobile Apps” yet?  I just discovered some great insights for web developers and bloggers. When you are creating content for your business/blog you want it to be

25 Ways to Improve Your SEO on a Snow Day

25 Ways to Improve your SEO on a Snow Day

For many of us snow days are slow business days.  These are my favorite days because it gives me time to do fun stuff like this! Take advantage of your snow day and give your SEO a boost.  As you will read SEO

Over Half of your Website Traffic is from Mobile Phones

Mobile Shoppers

I just took a random sample of 5 dealership websites we host, opened analytics on those sites, and studied the percentage of visitors that came by way of mobile device.  Averaging those 5 sites I discovered: Mobile traffic accounts for

It’s Time to Write Your FAQs: 9 Tips For Doing It TODAY!

9 Tips to Help You Write Your FAQs TODAY

Not long ago I gave you 4 quick and easy SEO boosters.  #3 was to create an FAQ page.  Have you done it yet?  Didn’t think I’d follow up on you did you?  Well this one is so easy to

Google Analytics, Facebook Referrals, HTTPS, and Answers

Facebook Referral Sources in Google Analytics

Published Sept 10, 2014: Do you study your Google Analytics for your website?  If you do you may have started to notice two things happening over the past 2-3 years. Google switched to HTTPS search thereby eliminating keyword data from

How to Post Your Inventory on Pinterest

How to Post Your Inventory on Pinterest

I used to be the “lot boy” for my dad’s dealership in the late 90’s.  I would come in during the summer and detail the cars.  There was nothing better than a freshly detailed car and snapping those first pictures

Do These 4 Little Things to Boost Your SEO

4 Quick Ways to Boost Your SEO

I used to have a favorite restaurant of all time, Magnolia Grill in Durham, NC.  The food was farm to fork with one of the best chefs around.  Every bite of my entree was filled with flavors you could taste individually and

How to Optimize Your Website for Future SEO

How to optimize your website for future SEO

Use sentences.  That’s really as simple as it is. The days of stuffing your website with keywords and links is gone. SEO is gone, in a sense, because that’s how we used to define it.  The new way to optimize

Stop Buying So Many Domains

Stop-Buying-Domains

Most of the calls I take regarding SEO and how to generate more traffic eventually lead to the question, “Should I buy domains with keywords?  Will that help?”  In that past I’ve been one to sit on the fence and

3 YouTube Videos You Can Make From Your Desk

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Many of you are not utilizing the popularity and power of YouTube and I think it’s mostly due to two things; time and creativity. Time:  Actually going out and taking a video of something, retaking it multiple times to get it right, editing the

Waiting Too Long to Respond? 5 Minutes You Can’t Afford to Miss

Waiting Too Long to Respond to Internet Leads?

Why do you have a website or any Internet presence at all? Here’s why: To capture leads > to qualify those leads > to turn those leads in to sales > to make money. Through this equation we see that Leads = Money.

2 New Free Listing Sites Added

Your inventory is now being updated to DealSea and eListCars.com for free! K3 Automotive is constantly looking for ways to push your inventory to multiple free listing sites and add more value to your marketing software. Visit their sites to find your listings

The Best Online Chat for your Website!

The best online chat for your website

I have found the best live chat service that is easy to use, high quality, and FREE! I get asked about adding live chat to my client’s websites pretty often.  My answer has always been to go find and sign

8 Ways to Claim Your Business on the Web [Free PDF Guide]

Claim Your Business On The Web Free PDF Guide

“I have a website.  Now how do people find me?” This is something I get asked quite often.  There are two answers.  One is to give it time.  The other is to get listed on other websites and directories.  When you

Spice Up your Marketing Images with Pic Monkey

Spice up your Marketing Images with Pic Monkey

You know why Instagram is so popular?  Because every post is an image or video.  When you look on Facebook do you stop for a long text post or keep scrolling until you see an image?  We live in an

How to Create Custom URL Redirect Links

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In my previous post, Fun with URLs Part 2 of 3, I talked about the ‘WHY’ for creating URL redirects such as k3auto.com/facebook to connect with me on Facebook.  Now let’s talk about the ‘HOW?’ Creating URL Redirects with one

Inventory Feed to Manheim’s OVE.com

OVE-Feed-Facebook-Blog

Users of Dealer Solutions Marketing Center will now benefit from the integrated feed to OVE.com.  K3 Automotive is constantly looking for ways to push your inventory to multiple free listing sites and add more value to our marketing software.  With our

Maximize Your Brand Using Your URL [Fun with URLs Part 2 of 3]

Maximize Your Brand Using Your URL

Redirect Links are Pretty and Popular.  They are Pretty Popular! I don’t really know what to call them.  Vanity Links or Pretty Links or Custom Redirects.  Since I can’t define them by their name let me define them by their