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Jared Hamilton accepts 2011 Lighthouse AWA for DrivingSales

PCG Digital Marketing today announced that Jared Hamilton received the Automotive Website ‘Lighthouse’ Award for DrivingSales. The awards were presented to the leading automotive website companies and software vendors at the AWA ceremony that took place October 7th at Caesars Palace, just prior to the DrivingSales Executive Summit.

Jared Hamilton was honored this year with a 2011 AWA Lighthouse Award for his work with car dealers and his accomplishments with DrivingSales.com.   DrivingSales launched nationally in 2008, and is on track for its third consecutive year of triple digit revenue growth.

 DrivingSales Is Auto Industry’ Fastest-Growing Trade Media Property

DrivingSales is the auto industry’s fastest-growing, most influential trade media property and includes DrivingSales.com, the world’s largest car dealer social network where thousands of dealership professionals collaborate and share best practices. It also included DrivingSales University, an on-demand training platform where dealerships learn the latest web strategies from top e-commerce experts.

DrivingSales also invented the industry’s first and only Vendor Ratings Platform designed to help auto dealers find and select the best vendor partners by allowing dealership employees to rate and review their vendors anonymously. An estimated 1 in every 4 dealerships in the United States has a registered membership in the DrivingSales community.

The 4th annual Automotive Website Awards (AWA) are created by PCG Digital Marketing, recognized leaders in automotive digital marketing strategies.  For 2011, PCG Digital Marketing recognized the industry’s best website platforms across five different categories: design, technology, search marketing, mobile websites and mobile applications.

The Automotive Website Awards seek to provide car dealers with an unbiased evaluation of automotive website platforms and integrated search marketing tools.  The 2011 AWA study included a review of over 50 automotive website providers.

This year’s published study includes 160 pages of valuable information regarding automotive website platform choices, search marketing performance, design, technology, social media and mobile applications. The report is the industry’s reference guide for the best in automotive website technology, design and marketing.

Dealers can purchase the 160 page buyer’s guide to help them with their purchasing decisions in the year ahead by visiting the official AWA website.