DealerOn Wins BrightLocal’s Best Local SEO Blog of 2018!

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We were THRILLED to learn that we’ve won the Best Local SEO Blog in BrightLocal’s annual poll! The competition was stiff—we were running against over 40 excellent blogs as a brand new, write-in entry, and were the only company in digital auto to be considered. We’re happy to say our commitment to education and the spread of expert knowledge won out in the end, and would like to thank everyone who voted for us.
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Is your dealership site too slow for Google’s new mobile speed update?

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Everyone knows that that page load speed on your website is important, especially when studies show that 40% of visitors will leave a page that takes more than 3 seconds to load. Since we’re now living in the age of mobile, when customers want answers at the tips of their fingers (and they want them now), having a fast mobile site has never been more important.

Speed has been a ranking factor in Google’s algorithm for a long time, but only for desktop sites. It was recently announced that mobile page speed will start to count as a ranking factor in July, so it’s time to find out if your dealership’s site measures up to Google’s standards.
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Awesome Digital Marketing Conferences You Should Attend in 2018

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In this week’s video, we share our annual list of the best digital marketing conferences you should consider attending this year. We know that a lot of you handle the SEO and PPC for your dealership, or your group, so we always release our list of suggested conferences at the beginning of every year.

We know that most of you will attend at least one automotive conference every year, but if you’re involved with digital marketing at your dealership, you definitely need to get to at least one conference every year that’s 100% dedicated to digital marketing. You’ll hone your skills, learn new tactics, and come back the dealership with new tools to help boost visibility.

Here’s a list of the conferences mentioned in the video, in chronological order:

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Do you have a new “phantom” Google My Business listing?

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Google has recently rolled out “department listings” for auto dealers – which means you might have a few phantom Google My Business listings for your dealership that you don’t know about!

In this week’s video, we walk you through what the listings are and why they’ve appeared, then we show you exactly how to find these “phantom” listings (if you have any). We also show you exactly how to claim and optimize these new department listings.

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