Value of Local Search for Automotive Clients

Automotive local search has a very strong value proposition for the typical retail rooftop.   While SEO, or search engine optimization, has long been a mysterious element to many, including automotive GM's – the value of effective automotive SEO has increased dramatically in 2013.

Anything you can do to drive internet traffic to your dealership is […]

By |March 10th, 2013|Automotive, local SEO|Comments Off on Value of Local Search for Automotive Clients

Kindle Fire HD Giveaway

Media Mash is giving away a Kindle Fire HD 7″ in a social sharing sweepstakes.

Enter on Facebook, tweet about it, Pin it. All will give you more chances to win!

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By |February 11th, 2013|Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter|Comments Off on Kindle Fire HD Giveaway

Google+ adds Communities

Google announced last week that they've rolled out ‘Communities'.
Think Group Google+
Whether it’s for your family, your book club or people around the world who share your interests, communities give each of your different groups a home base.” Google+ Communities Page
In the same way you'd work a list in Twitter, a group in Facebook, or groups […]

By |December 12th, 2012|Google+, Social Media|Comments Off on Google+ adds Communities

Business Leaders Wanted on Twitter

I've been talking up Twitter for the last five years
… And while the numbers are growing incredibly, some of the people who aren't on twitter yet are the ones that ought to be taking advantage more than any others.

Today there are 637,391,500 twitter users and that number is growing every second
This time last year there […]

By |December 11th, 2012|Social Media, Twitter|Comments Off on Business Leaders Wanted on Twitter

What’s your Pinterest Pulse?

Are you pinning? Re-pinning? Commenting?

Following other boards? Being Followed?

Because Pinterest is still the new new thing.  And surely you know, Pinterest accounts do deliver traffic to your website.  

Pinterest Rivals Twitter in Traffic Referral according to Brian Solis (
Facebook Drives Most Retail Traffic, But Pinterest Drives the Big Spenders (

The White House? On Pinterest?
Pinterest has grown […]

By |December 10th, 2012|Pinterest, Social Media|Comments Off on What’s your Pinterest Pulse?

Automotive Digital Agencies – Should you Work With The Same Firm Your Competition Uses?

Media Mash is heavily invested in the retail automotive space – providing digital media services around the US & Canada.  We often hear from dealerships we speak to that they are working with “this agency” or “that agency”.  In many cases, the digital agency the dealership uses is also the same agency their competition uses!

This particular […]

By |November 17th, 2012|Automotive, Digital Advertising, Internet Marketing|Comments Off on Automotive Digital Agencies – Should you Work With The Same Firm Your Competition Uses?

Social Media Power

Social Media was a huge part of the Presidential Election
No matter where you stand on the election, it can't be argued that social media was a powerful tool in use by politicians and pundits.

The fact that President Obama tweeted his followers before speaking in Chicago stands as a testament to the huge part social media […]

By |November 7th, 2012|Social Media ROI, Twitter, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Social Media Power

Social Media SEO Value

Don't put your pitch into Social Media
We've all heard it – you don't make sales in Social Media; you turn people off when you use Twitter and Facebook to sell.  But, really, if you aren't generating business from it, why invest the time or the money?

It is all about Community
Isn't that what you've been told? […]

By |August 23rd, 2012|Social Media ROI|Comments Off on Social Media SEO Value

Top US Citations for Local Search – over 90 Cities Represented

This rocks — not much more needs to be said.   Kudos to David and Darren for putting this data together!!!
 “Our Methodology for Determining Best Citations per City
Using Whitespark's Local Citation Finder, we searched Google for the most common keywords within 71 local search categoriesacross 53 large US cities, 20 medium-sized cities, and 20 smaller cities. We then […]

By |June 26th, 2012|local SEO|Comments Off on Top US Citations for Local Search – over 90 Cities Represented

Google Analytics Enhances User Interface

Google Analytics just gave its user interface a minor facelift and some enhancements to improve usability. Google received a number of feedbacks on how to make the Google Analytics UI more comprehensive and easy-to-use for new users. Google has put a premium on details such as more icons and an improved Metric Group selection. In […]

By |March 4th, 2012|Google, Google Analytics, Google+, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization|Comments Off on Google Analytics Enhances User Interface