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We Bust 3 Myths About Selling Auto Parts During the Christmas Shopping Season

Can you sell auto parts online for the Christmas shopping season? The shopping season isn't just about sweaters. We analyzed Google search trends over the past few years and bust some myths. Myth#1: Black Friday: the most important online shopping…

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…
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Online Parts Sales to Top $10 Billion in 2018

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Annual automotive aftermarket trends forecast of auto parts ecommerce summary: • Auto parts ecommerce sales will break $10B for the first time, excluding auctions and used parts; a key automotive aftermarket industry trend for 2018. •…

Car Parts Industry Trends: Online Parts Sales to Reach $8.9 Billion in 2017

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Our annual ecommerce automotive aftermarket industry size forecast for vehicle parts puts online retail sales at $8.89 billion in 2017, posting a 16% increase over 2016. Online Parts Sales Summary: ...Ecommerce car parts sales are outpacing…
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Online Search for Motorcycle Parts & Accessories Growing From Mobile Traffic

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Google has released their latest report on online search statistics for motorcycle parts and accessory (P&A) shoppers. Consistent with what we're seeing for search stats for other categories, searches done on mobile devices are primarily…
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Auto Parts Marketing: Online Parts Sales to Reach $7.4 Billion in 2016

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Note: this article is from January 2016. For an updated forecast, click here for a more current article. How big is the automotive aftermarket industry? Ecommerce auto parts sales will narrow the gap with traditional brick and mortar retail…
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How Lifetime Value (LTV) Helps Your Online Marketing | Database Marketing Part 2

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Learn to calculate customer lifetime value (LTV or CLTV) We'll show you how to calculate customer lifetime value (LTV or CLTV) in this article, which is essential for database marketing. Customer lifetime value defines how much money to…
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Cyber Season Online Shopping Stats

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As the 2014 holiday shopping season is underway let's look at online sales vs. brick and mortar sales. "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday" are on a lot of people's minds so we'll break down the stats for you with some quick facts: Black Friday…
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Auto Parts: Online Sales to Break $6 Billion in 2015

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(Editor's note: this article was originally published in November 2014,  for an updated forecast, click here for a more current article. Aftermarket auto parts online continues to grow as a sales channel, and online sales will break the…
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Automotive Industry Trends: Auto Parts & Tire Stores Start 2014 With 3.1% Sales Increase

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Automotive parts and tire stores are showing a sales increase over last year, in one of the important automotive industry trends for 2014. Brick and mortar auto parts, auto accessory and tire stores showed a 3.7% sales increase in April 2014,…
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Auto Parts Marketing: Case Studies in Automotive SEO vs PPC

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SEO case studies: If you sell aftermarket car parts online and are new to PPC (paid search), or are just focused on SEO, you may wonder what will happen to your site's existing organic traffic when you start paid search marketing. It's a frequent question…
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Auto Parts Sales: Is Google Forecasting a Good 2nd Quarter?

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A promising second quarter of 2014 for auto parts and tire sales may be on the way, based off data from Google Trends. The ability to use Google Trends to forecast certain things such as flu outbreaks is well documented. We used data…