The CarGurus Dealer Blog – All Posts

Google Ads to remove average position metric

CPO buyers are especially pragmatic when it comes to car shopping, according to CarGurus research

3 simple steps for improving your dealership website

Auto Remarketing on digital marketing best practices that lead to more car sales

Convince your boss to let you attend Navigate in 4 easy steps

What sets CarGurus apart in the US

Long tail keywords: why they’re worth getting right

Next wave of Navigate speakers announced: hear from leaders at TripAdvisor, Google, and more

Industry Pulse: Could forgiveness of student loans lead to a new peak in new and CPO vehicle sales?

2019 so far: CarGurus product updates, new features, and more

Navigate 2019 early bird ticket pricing extended until July 31st

Product update: add your Instagram profile to your CarGurus account

Daymond John to take the stage at Navigate 2019

Automotive News on the impact of the dearth of recession-era vehicles

Setting the record straight on CarGurus and SEO

CG x Virtual Dealer Insights Summit is back with new insights and tips for dealers

Understanding the what and why of retargeting

Consumers still don’t know how to protect their data in connected cars

A car dealer’s guide to digital marketing best practices

Industry Pulse: it’s more than just tax cuts impacting the used vehicle market

Announcing Navigate 2019: CarGurus’ first-ever automotive conference

Understanding programmatic keyword generation and bidding for paid search

Meet the winners: CarGurus announces third annual Best Used Car Awards

Paid search 101: 5 key components of paid search campaigns

CarGurus teams up with Capital One Auto Finance to deliver even more ready-to-buy shoppers to dealers

Consumer excitement about self-driving cars is growing, according to CarGurus survey

Choosing a digital marketing partner to set your dealership up for success

Paid search: a car dealer’s path to driving more sales

Pickup truck owners feeling the pinch of rising prices, CarGurus survey finds

Announcing the 5th annual CarGurus Top Rated Dealer Awards

A dealer’s guide to car photography

Recognize returning customers to grow trust and sales

How to handle negative reviews

Once again, CarGurus wins two “Highest Rated” DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards

What sets great dealers apart: 3 social media metrics you need to track to understand your campaign’s success

CarGurus dives into car shopping journey in new 2018 Buyer Insight Report

5 tips for writing compelling copy for online automotive ads

CarGurus’ 2018 in review: company milestones, dealer events, top content, and more

How trim and options data factor in CarGurus rankings

2018 in review: the evolution of CarGurus SEM Plus

Updates to the Removed Listing Activity tab make attribution easier

The top 2018 US used car searches on CarGurus, by state

CarGurus test drive reviews give dealers another way to reach car shoppers

Why your dealership should start marketing its service department—and 4 strategies for doing it

Car shoppers not ready for EVs, CarGurus survey finds

Use CarGurus resources to connect with customers after their car purchase and stay top of mind

Key website metrics to track to ensure online success for your dealership

CarGurus helps dealers gain insight into shopper activity with key industry partnerships

Digital Dealer 25 recap

Buying cars at an auction? Use tools in your CarGurus dashboard to prepare

Podcast: COO Sam Zales talks with Brian Pasch about how “CarGurus leads the pack” for dealers

Why every dealership should embrace mobile marketing

Survey says: driving is the most popular means of commuting in the US

Carefully measuring the performance of your email newsletter leads to better content and more engaged customers

A blueprint for a successful lead follow-up process

PCG Research: “CarGurus has become the hottest auto shopping site in the US”

CG X Virtual Dealer Insights Summit recap

Dealers who create content ramp up authority, trust, and sales

See how used car prices change over time with CarGurus’ Price Trends tool

Automation makes digital marketing easy and effective for forward-thinking dealers

CarGurus announces 2018 Top Rated Dealer Awards in the US

Using Google Analytics to drive more effective sales

What’s in a subject line? More than you think

Find the pricing sweet spot with new Pricing Tool updates

Getting to know the CarGurus shopper and the disconnected buying journey

Why all reviews deserve your attention

Dealer Marketing Magazine on avoiding SEM mistakes

Understanding search engine optimization for your dealership

Options, options, options! A must for being successful on CarGurus

Full transparency: CarGurus is #1

Meet the winners: 2018 CarGurus best used car awards

How technology is helping used car dealers earn trust and stay competitive

SEM metrics that matter: the value of VDP views and cost per VDP

CarGurus unveils SEM product for dealerships as NADA kicks off

How to convince your boss that your dealership needs to use CarGurus

4 things we’re looking forward to at the NADA Show 2018

5 common mistakes you’re probably making with your SEM

CarGurus claims #1 ranking in DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards

DD23: Digital Dealer wrapup

Getting the full picture on CarGurus leads—with Google Analytics

Survey says: car buyers moving faster, doing more research online

The Power of the CarGurus Pricing Tool

The CarGurus Dealer Resource Center Is Live!

Today’s Auto Shopper and the Affordability Question

Surging Popularity of Crossovers Reflected in CarGurus Lead Data

What’s Hot on the CarGurus Consumer Blog: November 2016

3 Ways to Respond to the New-Car Sales Slowdown

Warren Henry Auto Group Boosts Its Close Rate With CarGurus

Platform Deep Dive: Return of the Mac Edition

Another Great Reason to Activate SSL: Improved Analytics

Why We’ve Activated SSL – And You Should Too

Lead-Gen Report: Where Do Shoppers Submit the Most Leads?

Publish Your CarGurus Reviews to Facebook and Twitter With New Social Sharing

Major Life Events Drive Millennial Interest in Car Ownership

What’s Hot on the CarGurus Consumer Blog: April 2016

Share Your Best Deals With CarGurus Deal Badges For Your Website

iOS and Android Lead All Platforms Among Auto Shoppers

Have Millennials Abandoned the Auto Market? Our Data Says No

Pickup Sales, Prices Continue to Rise – Gas Prices Notwithstanding

What Are The Most Popular Vehicles To Buy Used?

4 Ways Selling Cars Is Like Sport Fishing

Truck and SUV Sales on CarGurus: ‘Large’ and ‘Luxury’ Are the Themes

Do Super Bowl Ads Affect Used Car Purchase Interest?

Platform Insight: February 2016

What’s Hot on the CarGurus Consumer Blog: February 2016

Lead-Gen Report: Which Cities Have the Most Vehicle Searches Per User?

Southern States Home to the Nation’s Happiest Car Shoppers

CarGurus Records All-Time High in Leads as Digital Auto Shopping Accelerates

Young Millennials Are the Fastest-Growing Segment on CarGurus

German Coupes, Convertibles Prove Popular Among CarGurus Shoppers

Platform Insights: January 2016

International CES and the Future of Mobility

Customer Success Story: Dan Wolf Auto Group

Lead-Gen Insight: January 2016

Win Digital Shoppers With Transparency

Optimize Your Listings for Filters to Boost VDP Views

Is Mobile Killing Email Leads?

Attracting the Elusive Millennial Car Shopper