I put together the Ultimate Blogger Resource Pack for those who are looking to launch or re-launch the blog for their car dealership.
Below you’ll find only the most useful resources that you’ll need to build a blog platform that works for you and your company.
6 Reasons Why Your Dealership Needs a Blog [Podcast]
On Episode 11 of the MarketPunch Podcast I give you my reasons WHY your dealership needs a company blog.
Before you do anything else, listen to this episode and make sure you understand the reasons why your dealership needs a blog.
Blog to the Future Presentation [Slides & Audio]
Here is my slide deck and recorded audio for my Blog to the Future breakout session at #DSES 2014.
Whether you were in attendance in my session or not, this deck will give you all the stats, facts and inspiration you need.
8 Steps to Launch Your Company Blog [Guide & Worksheet]
Before you create or publish a single piece of content for your dealership blog, you’ll want to take the time to go through this blog launch worksheet so you know exactly what your plan is.
The worksheet is a simple fill-in-the-blank Google document and the guide will provide you with examples for each item that you need to fill out.
Become a Better Blogger Mega List [List.ly]
I hand curated this list of articles and resources that will help you become a better blogger day by day.
These pieces of content have been invaluable to me over the past year and I know you’ll find them useful as well.
Make sure you bookmark the list and revisit it often as I’m constantly pruning outdated content and updating the list with new material as well.
72 Article Ideas to Stock Your Dealership’s Blog [Article]
If you’re going to Blog to the Future for your dealership, one of the biggest challenges you’ll face is determining what content will be most useful and relevant to your audience.
Running a successful blog for your dealership takes more preparation, dedication and participation than just about any other digital marketing strategy that you have.
To make your life as easy as possible, I put together this list of content idea starters that will keep your editorial calendar filled for at least a year!
Speaking of editorial calendar’s, don’t forget to download one of these templates to help organize your content creation efforts.
Here are to calendars to choose from. Pick which one works best for you, or use these examples as a template to come up with your own.
Headline Hacks [Link]
So you think you just wrote a blog article that is primed to go viral? If you don’t have the right headline, there’s a good chance your amazing content could just go ignored.
Download these Headline Hacks and you’ll have an extensive set of templates to help your write engaging and entertaining headlines so your content doesn’t go unnoticed.
Social Media Swipe File [Link]
If your blog is your home base, your social media networks are your outposts and relay stations to help spread your content to a larger audience.
As crowed as Facebook timelines and Twitter streams are these days, you have to be just as creative with your social copy as you do your article headlines.
Download the Social Media Swipe File and get access to 72 headline formulas to help get more clicks from social media to your blog content.
27 Resourceful Websites for Automotive Digital Marketers [List.ly]
Over the years I’ve come to rely on a few websites to help keep me on top of my game and in tune with all the latest digital marketing trends.
So whether you are new to the field or are a grizzled veteran, here are 27 websites that have been a valuable resource to me and I hope will be to you as well.
What Do You Think?
There you go folks, just about every resource you can think of to help you and your dealership Blog to the Future!
I certainly hope you’ve found the Ultimate Blogger Resource Pack useful and relevant. Let me know what you think in the comments section below.