Facebook Adds New Tools for Automotive Advertisers

Social Media Today

Facebook has added some new features for automotive dealers, providing more options to promote car sales on the platform

Facebook Launches New Enhancements for Automotive Inventory Ads

Social Media Today

Facebook's looking to provide more ways for car dealers to reach prospective buyers with new enhancements to its Automotive Inventory ads


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5 fast and furious trends driving the automotive industry


Last week saw the beginning of an insightful new series of workshops by Contagious, exploring advertising creativity and innovation across a wide range of industries from automotive and entertainment to FMCG and financial services.

Automotive Innovations to Keep an Eye On

The Realtime Report

Automotive Innovations to Keep an Eye On. Technology has made some radical changes in a number of industries, and the automotive sector has come a long way thanks to the influence of computers, artificial intelligence and other tech influences.

Snapchat Publishes New Report on Opportunities for Automotive Marketers on the Platform

Social Media Today

Snapchat has published a new report which provides insights into car buying trends among Snapchat users

Automotive Brands Stay Ahead of The Super Bowl Advertising Game

The Realtime Report

Automotive Brands Stay Ahead of The Super Bowl Advertising Game. To provide a response, Experian examined five automotive brands that had a social media component tied to their Super Bowl 50 campaigns. Leveraging their consumer marketing database, the analysis also looked at the core demographics of those who engaged with each of these automotive brands on social media within a month of their Super Bowl campaigns.

Facebook Releases New Report on the Modern Automotive Buyers' Path to Purchase [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Facebook has published a new report which looks at how modern car buyers use digital platforms in the discovery and purchase process

US Mobile Ad Spending Will Top $4 Billion in 2012

The Realtime Report

The third quarter of 2012 saw a 574% jump in mobile ad spending for the automotive industry year-over-year. Social Media Statistics automotive education Millennial Media mobile ads mobile advertising native advertising sports travelMobile advertising spending will total more than $4 billion by the end of 2012, according to eMarketer estimates.

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Social Selling Works But Not How You Think

Convince & Convert

» Jay Today TV automotive jd power robert rose social media Social Media Marketing social media research social media strategy social selling (watch video to see guest appearance from Sharpie, the hedgehog) I read an article a couple of days ago that really got me mad. It turned out that J.D. Power and Associates surveyed 1,900 American consumers and found only 1% of those consumers used social media when shopping for a new or used vehicle, and among Millennials it was only 5%.

Lexus Uses Mobile Game ‘Draw Something’ To Target Younger Audience

The Realtime Report

” Adweek also reported that the brand was the first automotive advertiser on Draw Something to use brand-specific color schemes. ” Social Media Campaigns ad integration auto industry automotive Draw Something Lexus luxury brand luxury marketing mobile gaming ZyngaLast week Lexus added to the brand’s ongoing campaign for the 2013 Lexus ES by integrating ads into popular mobile game Draw Something.

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Salorix Launches AI-Powered Predictive Influencer Marketing And Social Media Management Platform

The Realtime Report

To date, the company has defined the taxonomy for two industry verticals: automotive and insurance. Realtime Tools Ampfly analytics automotive consumer electronics influence measurement influence measurement tools influencer marketing insurance monitoring realtime monitoring tools Salorix social media managementThe Fortune Global 100 companies are mentioned 5.6 million times a month , and that’s just on Twitter.

A New Take on the ‘Registry’ – Crowdfunding Helps Millennials Buy a New Dodge Dart

The Realtime Report

Social Media Campaigns auto industry automotive Chrysler crowd-funding Dodge Dodge Dart Millennial registry RocketHub wedding registryChrysler’s new campaign for the Dodge Dart is taking the ‘registry’ concept way beyond the wedding. Instead of the traditional engaged couple asking family and friends to purchase silverware and bedding, “ The Dodge Dart Registry ” is a new vehicle for millennials to raise funds to buy a new car.

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Social Media Hitchhiking: Audi Sends College Student Cross-Country Using Only Digital Networks

The Realtime Report

Social Media Campaigns Architizer Audi Audi Urban Future Initiative auto industry automotive Couchsurfing.com Lindsay Rule luxury brand RidejoyUniversity of Pennsylvania grad student and blogger Lindsay Rule recently hitchhiked across the US using only social media and online networks, as part of a partnership between Architizer and Audi’s Urban Future Initiative.

Gearheads Can Hide From COVID-19 Virtually At Two Prime Car Museums

Forbes Social Media

The Coronavirus Both the Petersen Automotive Museum and the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard are doing FREE virtual tours and other initiatives

Luxury Marketing: Lexus Promotes High-End Model With Facebook Contest

The Realtime Report

Social Media Campaigns automotive contest Facebook contest Lexus LFA luxury brandLexus is using social media to link the new “Unleash the LFA” campaign - promoting a high-end model through a Facebook contest – with the brand’s end-of-summer sale event.

Lights, camera, action: 4 key insights into superstar entertainment campaigns


Last Wednesday we attended the second session in the new Contagious sector spotlight series, exploring advertising creativity and innovation across a wide range of industries from automotive and entertainment to FMCG and financial services. Looking for entertainment? Look no further.

Key factors to implementing an effective audience strategy


Usually the campaigns I work on are programmatic display, video and paid social in the B2B, financial professional and automotive space”. “I am currently a Senior Audience Strategist.

Connect The Dots Marketing

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automotive. automotive industry. Are we seeing the bigger picture? There are three disruptive technologies that are emerging. Candidly, there are many more. Candidly, they may have already disrupted our society, but they have yet to impact brands and marketing. That will soon change. The big winner at CES this year was Amazon 's Alexa technology. In short: voice. Voice as navigation. Voice as control. Voice as search. Voice as OS (operating system).

The Truth In Digital Advertising

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automotive. Don't believe every headline that you read. There has been a long-standing statement that, "people hate advertising." For years, I (and many others in this industry) have said that this is not true. In actuality, "people hate bad advertising." Nobody likes to be annoyed and interrupted. Everybody loves to be entertained and informed. There are nuances.

As Its IPO Makes U.S. News, Uber Must Grapple With Global Competition

Forbes Social Media

A smartphone app from behemoth automotive nav and infotainment maker HERE lets users plan rides to shared destinations via multiple providers in 15 global cities, with more to come. What now, Uber

As Uber's IPO Makes U.S. News, It Must Grapple With Global Competition

Forbes Social Media

A smartphone app from behemoth automotive nav and infotainment maker HERE lets users plan rides to shared destinations via multiple providers in 15 global cities, with more to come. What now, Uber

A UK Millennial? What is your dream car?


Here at Audiense the curiosity got the better of us and we decided to analyze the UK millennial population to uncover their favourite automotive brands ! As for the female UK millennial demographic, the most unique influencers have little or no links to the automotive world. Based on the data the following brands have been ranked in order of greatest affinity highlighting the preferred automotive brands for the UK millennial population.

Getting back to “normal ” at work? #MindfulSocial with @RoshaundaDGreen

Janet Fouts

She worked at Georgia Highland College as an Adjunct Professor of Business Communications, Randstad USA as a Diversity Project Specialist and Cox Automotive in Sales.

Is YouTube for you? 5 Reasons To Keep It In Your 2022 Marketing Strategy

SocMed Sean

In 2021, technology, entertainment, and automotive were among the industries with the highest numbers of ad views. You need YouTube. That is, you need it as part of your digital marketing strategy for 2022. YouTube is a website and app that allows its users to create, share, and watch videos.

Pinterest interest? 5 Reasons It Should Stay In Your 2022 Marketing Strategy

SocMed Sean

Industries that can most benefit from visual content like entertainment, DIY, home décor, cooking, fashion, and automotive have been able to perform well with Pinterest’s adapted format. Does Pinterest still have interest?

How do I get a verified blue checkmark on Instagram in 2022?

SocMed Sean

An example of a Complete account is the automotive company @honda, which includes a bio, the company logo as its profile photo, and has posted content going back many years. What does the blue checkmark mean on Instagram?

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5 Reasons Facebook Should Continue to be Part of Your 2022 Marketing Strategy

SocMed Sean

Other industries that thrive on Facebook include fashion, retail food, electronics, and automotive. As of June 2020, close to 1.8 billion people were recorded to use Facebook at least once a day. Since then, Mark Zuckerberg’s social media giant has only continued to grow.

Ignite Social Media to Hold “Ask Me Anything” Webinar Series on Best-in-Class Social Media Marketing

Ignite Social Media

Both women are seasoned members of the Ignite Social Media team and have developed award-winning social strategies for Fiat Chrysler Automotive brands, ConAgra Foods, Lenovo, Staples, and more.

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Facebook Brand Engagement Grows 896% Year-Over-Year

The Realtime Report

The data (collected from Adobe AdLens and Adobe Social solutions) for this report comes from over 260 billion impressions for 338 companies in the automotive, CPG, financial services, media and entertainment, and retail industries and the activity of 70 million fans. A new study by Adobe found that brand engagement (defined as likes, comments, and shares) on Facebook rose 896% year-over-year.

A Curated List of Facebook Marketing Reference Guides

Jon Loomer

Automotive: Play with Cars: Automotive. Includes a downloadable Creative Best Practices manual focused on the automotive industry. Facebook’s library of guides and resources is vast, yet these references can be a bit intimidating to navigate.

Sarah Kuntsal on Overcoming Roadblocks in Healthcare Marketing


Prior to working at Veyo, Sarah worked in digital strategy and account planning at several large advertising agencies where she worked across a variety of industries including healthcare, financial services, and the automotive industry, and as an aerospace engineer at an engineering services firm.

10 Surprising Car Features that Will Save Your Life

The Realtime Report

Technology has come a long way in the automotive industry. 10 Surprising Car Features. That Will Save Your Life. Cars are now equipped with an array of safety features that were once unthinkable.

Retaining Customers Requires Innovation

Convince & Convert

But it was also in the 1920s that Alfred Sloan at General Motors applied trends in the fashion world to the automotive world and introduced the annual model year change. If you run any kind of business, you need to be constantly improving your product or service. Or at least considering what your customers need—which includes how their needs may have changed over time. By 1927, cars from Ford Motor Company accounted for more than half of all automobiles in the world.

Business Venture Ideas: 9 Surprising Industrial Hemp Uses

The Realtime Report

Hemp for the Automotive Industry. Business Venture Ideas: 9 Surprising Industrial Hemp Uses. Experts project that the global market for industrial hemp will reach a massive $41.78 billion in 2027, up from $3.43 billion in 2018.

Will the New Apple Car Have Windows?

Convince & Convert

We captured automotive industry buzz over the last week, and as you can see, VW is at the center of it: These headlines continued to escalate over the weekend, reaching new heights on Tuesday when VW released to the press the fact that they found “ significant emissions discrepancies in 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide. This is sure to cause a ripple effect across the industry, as other automotive OEMs are now being investigated for falsifying emission tests. Social Fresh.

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When Social Comes To Your Automobile

Small Business Mavericks

There’s a growing technology boom in the automotive industry that is based entirely on telematics. It utilizes in-dash technology to deliver real time data through the Internet for the benefit of drivers and their friends. For instance, GPS technology allows a driver to chart a course using Google Maps to arrive at a predefined destination via a predetermined route. In some cases, this can be done by voice commands. Awesome, right?

From rider to driver: understanding the audience of female drivers in Saudi Arabia


We “geared” up to explore whether there was a new market in the automotive industry. We used Audiense Insights to gain an understanding of this potential new audience and whether the automotive industry can proceed to conquer this new, unexplored target market. The question is ‘what can automotive brands do to conquer this new market? ’ Last Tuesday news spread across the globe that women would be permitted to drive in Saudi Arabia from June 2018.

Influencer marketing goes mainstream

Sherrilynne Starkie

Fashion and beauty are the biggest categories by far, but food, travel, consumer electronics and automotive also feature. Influencer marketing is nothing new. PR pros have been building positive relationships with influencers since the dawn of the profession. What has changed is the definition of what, or who, an influencer is.

Who Uses Bing? Make Sure They Can See You

Small Business Mavericks

Automotive searches, education, telcom, travel, business & finance tend to be favored searches on Bing. Bing is the second most popular search engine, and according to a recent article on Search Engine Journal, Bing tends to be preferred by certain parts of the market. If those Bing-users are in your target market, you should look at Albert Costill’s 10 Ways to Optimize a Website for Bing. Who Are These People?

Social media management services: 9 agencies your brand should check out

Sprout Social

Industries served: Automotive, Consumer Goods & Services, Food & Beverage, Marketing & Advertising, Travel & Hospitality. You get as much out of your social media channels as you put in.