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20 Oct Stephen Cannon, CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA, Speaks at Chamber of Commerce Event

Several members of the Force Marketing team attended a Sandy Springs Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Oct. 20, at which Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) CEO Stephen Cannon was the keynote speaker. The luncheon was sponsored by the CBT Automotive Network, and its founder and CEO Jim Fitzpatrick interviewed Cannon on stage for the a room packed with members of the Sandy Springs business community. Cannon, who has been president and CEO of MBUSA since January 2012, spoke about a number of things, from his background (he attended the United States Military Academy at West Point and is a United States Army Airborne...

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12 Oct Mobile Searches Top Desktop Searches Worldwide, Google Reports

Mobile isn’t just the future of search-- it’s also the present. Google recently announced that, for the first time ever, mobile searches officially outnumber desktop searches worldwide. Previously, mobile had outpaced desktop in terms of search across 10 different countries, but this is the first time that’s been the case when data from all countries was factored in. Desktop searches haven’t decreased to make room for mobile searches-- internet users are simply searching more frequently, and a larger percentage of those searches now happen on mobile devices. This is, in part, because users always have a device within reach. This is particularly...

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06 Oct Business Insider Predicts Big Growth in Digital Ad Spend

Digital ad spending is growing-- but by how much? The predictions are in. Business Insider recently put out a BI Intelligence report that forecasts the growth in ad revenue from a wide variety of media, including digital media like search, display and video. The results? Digital ad spend is set to grow a pace tremendously faster than its more traditional competitors (some of which are even predicted to decrease in spend over the next five years). See the chart below, from BusinessInsider.com: In large part, mobile is driving these significant increases in spend for marketers and dealers alike. As more and more...

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22 Sep PHOTOS: Force Marketing Films Special Project for Mercedes-Benz Manhattan

The Force Marketing team filmed Mercedes-Benz models throughout New York City on Friday, September 18 for a special project for client Mercedes-Benz Manhattan. The video project will showcase the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Mercedes-Benz CLA and Mercedes-Benz GLE models, and will also help brand Mercedes-Benz Manhattan as New York City’s source for the Mercedes-Benz brand. A full video production and photography team captured the essence of driving a Mercedes-Benz in Manhattan, and of what it means to drive Modern Luxury. Filming locations throughout the city included several quintessential New York City areas, such as Times Square, the Flatiron district, the Meatpacking district,...

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21 Sep How to Boost Your Email Marketing Open Rates

The email messages that you send to your subscriber base might be filled with interesting, compelling content. They might contain offers that your customers simply can’t resist. In short, they might be completely optimized for success. But if your customers aren’t opening them, then they’re not a valuable part of your marketing strategy. While your open rates aren’t the only important metric to pay attention to when it comes to your email marketing program, they’re certainly important. So how can you improve them? Craft the perfect subject line. We’ve written before about the best words-- and the worst ones-- to include in an email...

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