5 stars, 2 stars, 0 stars. For more than a hundred years, we’ve been ranking businesses with a star ranking system. “It’s a 5 star hotel, we have to go!” or “Eh, it’s only 3 stars. I’d rather skip out.” We chose businesses entirely on their stars and that’s about to change. Facebook has decided to make it simpler for people to interact with local businesses with recommendations. The recent switch will help people discover new services, places or events based upon their friends’ recommendations.
In this week’s video, we share all the details about Facebook’s new recommendation system, which recently replaced the traditional 5 star ratings system. The system is drastically different, and could have a huge impact on your dealership – you don’t want to miss all the info!
If you’re not targeting specific audiences in your campaigns these days, you’re doing it wrong. An audience-first strategy is now a necessity, and not just a trend passing through. I’m going to be diving into a bit deeper in my webinar this week, but first I wanted to talk about the three ways audiences can be categorized.
When defining your audiences, you have to look at things like browsing patterns, loyalty, site engagement levels, and more. But to get started you should know that both Google and Facebook use three types of audiences: behavior-based, list-based, and lookalike.
Bob Dylan hit it on the head when he said, “The times, they are a-changin’.” Few things change as quickly as technology, and automotive isn’t exactly shy about keeping pace. That is to say, dealers have been using technology to sell cars as soon as it hits the market.