Automotive Marketing Blog

Step-by-step strategies, guides, and tutorials that will help your dealership dominate online.

5 Facebook Live Mistakes to Avoid

calendar Jun 22, 2017 user Michael Cirillo time Read time 3 min

Remember when Facebook released the Facebook Mentions app, but it was only available to celebrities and other influencers? Be honest, how annoyed were you? I was annoyed! How could they release someth... Read More

The Humans of Digital Dealer 22

calendar Apr 24, 2017 user Michael Cirillo time Read time 6 min

Digital Dealer 22 has come and gone. Thousands of notes, scribbles, and brainstorms represent over 100 sessions filled with valuable content. Those that attended had their cups filled.One of my favour... Read More

You DO Win Friends With Salad

calendar Mar 21, 2017 user Devon Babin time Read time 3 min

"Content marketing is the equivalent of healthy diet and exercise..."Tired of eating salad? You’re not alone.A lot of people are simply bored with salad. All that lettuce isn’t cutting it anymore... Read More

How To Set Up HTTPS & Why

calendar Mar 16, 2017 user Whitney Norrad time Read time 4 min

Almost everywhere you go, it seems that HTTPS has followed you there. What is HTTPS, what does it do, and how do you install it? What is HTTPS?That’s a good question! HTTPS stands for hypertext t... Read More

Your Dealership Isn't THAT Important

calendar Feb 10, 2017 user Devon Babin time Read time 6 min

If you’re a dealer principal or general manager of a dealership, I can pretty much guarantee that you have heard the following from a handful of people over the years, “Your website IS your dealership... Read More

Why You Need More Than a Website

calendar Jan 25, 2017 user Whitney Norrad time Read time 4 min

Is my Website Enough?This might not be the answer you’re looking for, but the answer is no. FlexDealer is a digital marketing company, so of course we’re serious advocates for a strong... Read More

Why Homepage Sliders Suck

calendar Oct 28, 2016 user Briar Latam time Read time 3 min

What’s big, bright and probably completely useless? If you guessed homepage sliders, you are correct. That’s right folks, today we’re going to tackle one of the most popular requests we receive from o... Read More

Battling the Bounce

calendar Oct 13, 2016 user Christine Hogg time Read time 5 min

A good, hard look at the ten best attributes of any business website. Advertising and social media, if done correctly, can produce incredible results for your business. At some point or another,... Read More

Three Symptoms of a Sick Website

calendar Sep 20, 2016 user Jenn Dunstan time Read time 5 min

Sluggish? Unsteady? Disoriented? No—not you, silly. Your website! Much like a balanced diet and regular exercise, making healthy choices for your digital storefront will dramatically improve its... Read More

CASL Checklist for Email Marketing

calendar Sep 09, 2016 user Briar Latam time Read time 4 min

Since July 1, 2014, small business owners and email marketers alike have been following the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) implementation timeline. As the July 1, 2017 deadline approa... Read More

24 Car Dealership Blog Post Ideas

calendar Sep 02, 2016 user Michael Cirillo time Read time 6 min

READING TIME: 5 MINIf you like the idea of having a car dealership blog but are struggling to come up with topics or ideas, you're not alone. There's a good reason why more dealers aren't blogging, an... Read More

Introducing Kijiji Auto Posting

calendar Aug 30, 2012 user FlexDealer Team time Read time 0 min

The Kijiji Auto Eagle Has Landed!After many requests from Dealerships throughout Canada, FlexDealer™ is happy to announce the ability to automatically post vehicles to Kijiji. In conjunction with our... Read More