30Apr

5 Common Myths About SEO

With 81% of people researching products online before making major purchases, it is becoming more and more important for your website to rank higher on the search engine results pages.  There is always talk about shortcuts or easy ways to improve your Search Engine Optimization (SEO), but a lot of these “solutions” are ineffective. Some […]

Google Algorithm Update
17Apr

Google News: Algorithm Update Coming Soon. Is Your Website Ready?

On April 21st, Google is rolling out an update on how they rank websites, and it’s bigger than any of their previous updates. The algorithm is centered around improving the consumer’s user experience when searching on their mobile device(s). Google will accomplish this by ranking mobile-friendly websites higher for searches conducted on mobile.  Many websites […]

30Jan

Does Social Media Really Benefit My Search Rankings?

As search engines shift their priority for rankings from emphasizing the technical aspects of SEO, such as keywords and link-building, to delivering more personalized results, social media becomes more important. Why? Because social media specializes in the signals that search engines are craving right now: identity and relationships. Think about it. If a stranger walked […]

27Jan

How To Get Started With Content Marketing

Consumers are looking for businesses that offer them more than just a product, they want a unique experience. As a dealership, you must be able to create engaging, educational content that will keep your current customers and prospects coming back for more. The best part is, that by creating content that your customers want to […]

22Jan

Explaining Google Algorithms

As consumer behavior shifted over the years, search engines have changed their search algorithms to match them. Afterall, they are in the business of providing consumers with the most accurate information to help them make a purchasing decision. Has your business’s SEO practices changed as well? Over the past few years, there have been 4 […]

20Jan

Employee Spotlight: Brooke Reese

Meet our employee of the quarter, Brooke Reese, Search Services Specialist. She has been with CWS since July 2013, making this month her 1.5 year mark! Take some time to get to know her below. What is one piece of advice you always tell your  dealers? I tell our dealers that communication is key.  When […]

13Jan

Reputation Management and Search Engine Rankings

Last week we challenged you to focus on your dealership’s online reputation in 2015 in our New Year, New You article. But did you know that your online reputation has a huge impact on your search engine rankings? Try this. Imagine you’re a prospective customer. Do a Google search for your dealership. What do you […]

30Oct

Why Use YouTube?

YouTube was launched in 2005 and has grown exponentially over the years as people share their ideas and passions on a daily, sometimes hourly basis. In fact, according to YouTube’s most recent statistics, 100 hours of video are uploaded every minute and more than 1 billion unique users visit the site each month. Taking advantage of […]

23Oct

Why Use Google+?

Now Facebook and Twitter are two of the largest social sites, and if you aren’t on both, you’re at least on one. But what about Google+? It recently has suprassed Twitter and is now considered the second largest social network. But what benefits does having a presence on Google+ reap for your dealership? Google+ was introduced to […]