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AutoSales.com Inc. Seeks to Sell AutoSales.com Website for $1.75 Million

AutoSales.com, Inc. is seeking $1.75 million for the sale of their automotive website AutoSales.com. The company is leveraging the hype surrounding the sale of Cars.com to promote the sale of their automotive portal.

AutoSales.com is a small competitor against the more established Cars.com but has tremendous potential in the online advertising category. The term “auto sales” is descriptive for auto shoppers and the site is intuitive for consumers looking to purchase a new or preowned…

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Added by Tony French on March 21, 2014 at 11:22am — No Comments

Does your online marketing budget consist of only Cars.com and Autotrader.com?

You’ve surely experienced rate increases with many of the 3rd party online marketplaces over the years. You’ve witnessed the death of many newspapers. Billboards aren’t working anymore because people are too busy texting while they’re driving to read them. Radio is dying because Sirius and Howard are taking everyone to satellite radio with limited or no commercials. If you’re watching TV commercials you either live under a rock or are like my seventy year old parents that really don’t have…

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Added by Tony French on December 18, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Automotive Internet Media Announces Strategic Partnership with Google’s Wildfire

Automotive Internet Media, Inc. recently teamed up with Google’s Wildfire social platform to enhance their already successful social media marketing package for the automotive industry.

Automotive Internet Media’s team will continue to work with their clients to provide great online content and promotion, but will now leverage the Google Wildfire platform to achieve even greater results. Whether you are looking to build brand awareness, capture more leads, or amplify your…

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Added by Tony French on September 18, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Honda Hands Video is very cool and creative.

Added by Tony French on August 12, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

PPC Cost Per Click is Only $1.58, Guaranteed!

Google AdWords is the leading PPC network used by car dealers and other businesses today. A dealership should definitely have part of their advertising budget allocated to AdWords and the Yahoo! Bing Network, but there is another alternative that you should consider.  

The CarClicks advertising program is a very efficient way to target auto shoppers in your market that are shopping inventory and have expressed an interest in your vehicle.  …

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Added by Tony French on August 10, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Jerry Seinfeld Talks Comedy with Chris Rock in 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400

Jerry takes Chris Rock for a spin in what he dubs "the most beautiful car in the world." They stop for coffee and talk about the nuances of life as a comedian, and even catch the attention of the local police. Watch…

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Added by Tony French on August 2, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Auto Makers Stake Their Claim in China

Companies all across the business world have their eyes – and sales – focused on the emerging market in China. The country's economy has climbed rapidly in recent years and along with it, the income of its residents. China has taken the lead over the U.S. this year in the sales of new vehicles, and automotive manufacturers have taken notice. In particular, Ford and Volkswagen have set their sights on China’s emerging market.…

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Added by Tony French on July 31, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Auto Sales Don’t Suffer After Detroit Bankruptcy

With the news of Detroit filing for bankruptcy, it is difficult to imagine that the automotive industry has not suffered immensely alongside the motor city’s financial woes. Even though the city has experienced significant financial issues, the automotive industry is alive and well. In North America, automotive plants are in full swing and slated to produce and sell 16 million vehicles in 2013 alone.…

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Added by Tony French on July 30, 2013 at 4:12pm — No Comments

The Used Car Conference Tour

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The War on Free Clicks - Cool Infograph by WordStream

Added by Tony French on March 7, 2013 at 4:28pm — No Comments

FirstLook Systems Announces Cutting-Edge Practice Series: Retail Performance Management

Chicago, IL March 07, 2013 FirstLook Systems, the pioneer in Automotive Retail Performance Management Software, today announced its latest Cutting-Edge Practice Series: Retail Performance Management. Assembled by thought leaders from FirstLook Systems and some of the largest and most successful Auto Retailers in the nation, this new series provides best practices and techniques that…

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Added by Tony French on March 7, 2013 at 10:27am — No Comments

BMW Anticipates Superior Sales in 2013 and Bill Jacobs BMW is Ready to Do Their Part

Naperville, IL March 01, 2013 -Double-digit gains positioned BMW as the global sales leader for 2012. Information Handling Services (IHS) foresees another successful year as its demand continues into 2013. After leading the market in 2012, Bill Jacobs BMW in Naperville is poised to take advantage of BMWs great position in the overall market.

According to the experts at IHS, the deliverer of automotive forecasts and analysis, BMW world-wide sales rose nearly…

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Added by Tony French on March 4, 2013 at 5:59pm — No Comments

Fort Wayne Nissan Celebrates the Award Winning 2013 Nissan Altima

February 26, 2013 - Like a blockbuster movie on awards night, the 2013 Nissan Altima has received yet another distinguished accolade. The acclaimed title of "Best New Model" vehicle in the $25,000-$30,000 price range was presented to the new Altima by Kiplinger's Personal Finance.

Kiplinger is a leader in forecasting and advising consumers with unbiased recommendations. Every year they review hundreds of vehicles and rank them based on safety, performance,…

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Added by Tony French on March 4, 2013 at 5:57pm — No Comments

New MINI Paceman Rolls In at Bill Jacobs MINI of Naperville

Naperville, IL (PRWEB) February 20, 2013

For one special day, the new MINI Paceman will be on display at Bill Jacobs MINI in Naperville.

This exciting event is a special one-chance early-viewing of the newest MINI. The Paceman will be on exhibit Saturday, February 23, from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm, at 2491 Aurora Avenue. This diesel efficient and highly-tuned sports car is available with the ALL4 all-wheel drive system.

"Although the new MINI…

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Added by Tony French on March 4, 2013 at 5:55pm — No Comments

Continental Honda Brings Kiplinger's Top Honda Vehicles to Chicagoland

Countryside, IL (PRWEB) February 22, 2013

Two vehicles in the Honda line-up have received distinguished honors from Kiplinger's Personal Finance. Both the 2013 Honda Accord and the 2013 Honda C-RV merited "Best Value" awards; the Accord also received the title of "Best New Model" vehicle in the $30,000-$40,000 category, while the C-RV was named "Best in Class" in the Small Crossover category.

For decades, Kiplinger has been a leader in…

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Added by Tony French on March 4, 2013 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Coming Soon to Countryside Nissan, 2014 Nissan Versa Note Promises Park Assist and 40 Highway MPG

Countryside, IL (PRWEB) February 21, 2013

Nissan is expected to launch the second-generation Versa line-up in the summer of 2013. The Versa Note, a hatchback utility, anticipates consumer needs by featuring the Nissan "Around View Monitor" parking assist system and exceptional fuel efficiency.

Making its debut at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, this entry-level segment is available in both standard and top-of-the-line packages. The Versa Note is equipped…

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Added by Tony French on March 4, 2013 at 5:52pm — No Comments

McGrath City Honda Races to Benefit DuPage Homeless

Chicago (PRWEB) February 19, 2013

McGrath City Honda is one of eighteen teams racing for a cause in this year's third annual "Drive for 75," a six-hour karting endurance competition for charity. The goal is to raise $75,000 for DuPage PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter), a non-profit agency in Wheaton, IL that serves the homeless by providing housing, support, and employment.

Experienced go-kart drivers have teamed up with Continental Motors Group of…

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Added by Tony French on March 4, 2013 at 5:50pm — No Comments

Bill Jacobs BMW to Showcase "Lime Rock Park Edition" M3 Coupe

Naperville, IL (PRWEB) January 30, 2013

Making its grand debut, the new BMW Lime Rock Park Edition M3 Coupe is now proudly on display at Bill Jacobs BMW in Naperville, IL.

This new limited-production version coupe was formulated with the legendary Skip Barber, founder of Skip Barber Racing School and owner of the New England circuit. BMW will only produce two hundred of the Lime Rock Park Edition coupes, and only two of these vehicles are for sale in the…

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Added by Tony French on March 4, 2013 at 5:49pm — No Comments

Bill Jacobs MINI Eagerly Awaits the New 2013 MINI Paceman

Naperville, IL (PRWEB) January 29, 2013

The new British acclaimed MINI Paceman will soon be invading Bill Jacobs BMW in Naperville. They are anxiously expecting it to arrive in mid-February. Considered an icon of the 1960's, this top-quality, compact vehicle has become a contemporary stylish brand now popular in the United States.

Revealed at the Paris Motor Show, and soon to hit the showroom floor at Bill Jacobs MINI, this creatively designed Paceman is…

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Added by Tony French on March 4, 2013 at 5:47pm — No Comments

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