Recently I discovered an amazingly useful online tool for Social Media Marketing purposes. While reading “The Social Media Bible” section on securing a business (dealership) name, the author referenced www.Knowem.com which in the past I had used solely for inquiring as to whether or not a dealer’s name was available as a profile and URL within over 100 User Generated Content websites. The book pointed me to a couple of fee based services provided by the Knowem site that are very useful and which I had been previously unaware of.
First, Knowem will register your dealer’s name at over 100 Web 2.0 UGC sites for a fee of $67.50, and send you the confirmation links within a 24 hour period. I went ahead and signed up to secure my name as both user ID and URL extension.
Not only did Know deliver on their promise, but I also discovered a wealth of useful Web 2.0 sites as I went through the confirmation emails and clicked on the links each contained as a means of verifying that I had authorized my enrollment. What is amazing is that the Knowem team got past over 100 CAPTCHA validations. I found out that they actually have real people doing the account setups! The vision is of a sweatshop filled with 10 year olds in Mumbai, India…. Not so, Knowem claims to use the North American equivalent; part time college and graduate students!
The second Knowem service I enrolled in is their maintenance service. For about 20 bucks a month the Knowem team continues to register your dealership or name as an ongoing service with each of the new Social Networks, UGC and Web 2.0 sites as they are created. So far, the service has exceeded my expectations and been amazingly effective as an ongoing solution the social media land grabs that happen daily.
Search this Blog
Ten Most Recent Posts
- Ralph Paglia shared an Instagram photo with you
- Infographic: Top 100 Automotive Blogs Ranked by Quality of Posts
- Online Advertising Trends – October through December 2012 – Automotive Marketing
- Automotive Digital Marketing – Spread the Word about this Professional Community
- Friends and Family Online Most Trusted Source for Vehicle Selection and Car Buying Guidance
- Digital Dealer Compliance – Automotive Marketing Professionals
- Dangers of Marketing Metrics Dependency – Automotive Marketing Professionals
- A Promise Made Should Always Be Kept – Automotive Professional Community
- Have You Checked Out New Dealer Marketing Magazine Website? – Automotive Marketing Professionals
- Google: Friend or Foe to Auto Dealers – Automotive Marketing Professionals
Posts by Category
- The latest Automotive Digital Marketing News! paper.li/ADMcommunity?e… Thanks to @DBiffster @ZachKlempf @ZeiglerMaserati #marketing 12 hours ago
- New Safety Features in 2017 Car Models That Redefined Driving as We Know it ow.ly/mjtM509J2nl 13 hours ago
- RT @RalphPaglia: Pay ADM Consulting, LLC using their PayPal.Me link: paypal.me/admconsulting 1 day ago
- RT @RalphPaglia: Carmakers' plea for fuel economy review sets stage for showdown klou.tt/15wna3utu4cme 1 day ago
- The latest Automotive Digital Marketing News! paper.li/ADMcommunity?e… Thanks to @CrienaLDavies @mediaadgroup @CSN_SocialMedia #entrepreneur 1 day ago
- RT @RalphPaglia: 7 traits of winning marketing leaders klou.tt/1b563h5jx6e6w 2 days ago
- The latest Automotive Digital Marketing News! paper.li/ADMcommunity?e… Thanks to @motivatingsage @Jennyferox @KhanSk673900 #entrepreneur 2 days ago
- The latest Automotive Digital Marketing News! paper.li/ADMcommunity?e… Thanks to @ElevatingBeyond @patkirley @brutonauto #entrepreneur 3 days ago
- RT @RalphPaglia: 3 Brilliant Alternatives to Hootsuite for Social Media Marketers - klou.tt/19bt9ylk7g59v 3 days ago
- The latest Automotive Digital Marketing News! paper.li/ADMcommunity?e… Thanks to @JustTonyD @techsiteio @connect_insure #entrepreneur 4 days ago
Top Posts & Pages
Top Rated Posts
- top tier social networks for car dealersby Ralph Paglia top tier social networks for car dealers
- Know Your Audience Market Effectivelyby Ralph Paglia Know Your Audience Market Effectively
- Company Trust Ratings - The Best and The Worstby Ralph Paglia Company Trust Ratings - The Best and The Worst
- Car Brands Ranked By Valueby Ralph Paglia Car Brands Ranked By Value
- facebook automotive advertising benchmarksby Ralph Paglia facebook automotive advertising benchmarks
- used car merchandising infographicby Ralph Paglia used car merchandising infographic
- Survey Results for Service with a Smileby Ralph Paglia Survey Results for Service with a Smile
- SearchOptics_MobileFirst_Infographicby Ralph Paglia SearchOptics_MobileFirst_Infographic
- What Information Sources Do Consumers Trust?by Ralph Paglia What Information Sources Do Consumers Trust?
- brand trust gender divideby Ralph Paglia brand trust gender divide