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Registered vehicles by state: fun facts

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Looking at registered vehicles by state in the US we found some interesting things that you can use for your next trivia contest for categories like "registered vehicles by state" or "number of vehicles in US." Most popular vehicle by state The…
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Auto Parts Ecommerce Trend: Shoppers Searching for Manufacturer Websites

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We reveal 7 facts why auto parts shoppers feel the need to search for manufacturer websites before making a purchase Enthusiast auto parts shoppers are actively searching for manufacturers' websites before making a purchase, whether buying…

Automotive Aftermarket Industry Trends: Digital Influence on Retail Auto Parts Sales

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In one of the most important automotive aftermarket industry trends, digital influence is driving billions of dollars in retail sales and it's not stopping. Our latest automotive aftermarket industry trends forecast shows that digital will…

Guide for Dealers: Automobile SEO is Different Than Auto Parts SEO

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Auto parts SEO is significantly different than marketing automobiles, because shoppers search for parts differently. "Front of the house" marketing involves different search terms and a different path to purchase than "back of the house" marketing. For…
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Manufacturers: 3 Ways to Re-Tool Your Marketing for Today's Digital Consumer

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New market research on consumers' car parts buying behavior shows 3 big marketing opportunities for manufacturers The growth of the Internet has opened the door for parts and accessories manufacturers to market direct-to-consumers (DTC) and…
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Truck Parts & Accessories Search Trend Research: Mobile Growth Dominates, Up 60%

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This AdWords research covers searches conducted by consumers searching for parts and accessories for their trucks. Search on mobile devices dominated truck search activity, growing an amazing 60% from 2014 in the third quarter according to a…
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Off-Road Parts & Accessories Market Research: Total Search up 16%, Mobile up 41%

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This AdWords research is about consumers who are searching online for off-road parts and accessories for their Jeep®, trucks, UTVs, off-highway motorcycles and 4x4 vehicles. Online search queries for off-road search terms grew 16% from 2014…
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Auto Parts Market Research: Performance Parts Search up 20%, Mobile up 45%

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This AdWords research covers consumers searching online for auto parts that modify a vehicle's performance. Online queries for performance modifying search terms grew 20% in the third quarter 2015 over the previous year, according to search…
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How to Increase Your Digital Presence in the Automotive Industry and Who’s Doing it Right!

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As people turn to more digital outlets to get information, it's important for companies to alter their marketing styles to meet the digital needs of consumers. The automotive industry is no exception; however, these companies need to approach…
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Ways Millennials Are Changing the Automotive Aftermarket

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Note: To get a true Generation Y marketing perspective, our genuine Gen-Y marketing intern, Brad, researched and wrote this article, which dispels a lot of myths about marketing to the millennial generation. Generation Y, better known as the…
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Auto Parts SEO vs Paid Search Case Study #3

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We posted results of a case study on paid search for auto parts vs. search engine optimization (SEO) back in January, and we posted the results of one back in May, 2014. Here is another case study showing actual results before, during and…
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How to Have Free Online Advertising Campaigns For Your Brand: Here Are 3 Ideas to Try

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Auto parts manufacturers and resellers in the automotive aftermarket spend a lot of money to keep their brand in front of parts shoppers. Here are three ways to have an online brand advertising campaign at no cost when combined with paid search. If…