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AWA Design Review Panel Expanded

PCG Digital Marketing expanded the 2010 Automotive Website Awards (AWA) to include three design awards. The AWA for Design will select the best designed car dealer website, automotive manufacturer website, and a third party automotive advertising website. PCG Digital Marketing has invited members of the design industry to participate in the judging process which willRead More »

Las Vegas Website Awards Breakfast Announced

The 2010 Automotive Website Awards (AWA) will be presented on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 8:00 am at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas in Grand Ballroom D. Details on the awards ceremony have been finalized by PCG Digital Marketing. Members of the automotive industry that would like to attend the awards breakfast should followRead More »

Dealerskins Parting Ways With Flash Technology

Dealerskins Website Review Once the industry darling of automotive websites, back when car dealers raced to purchase Flash based websites, Dealerskins has had a challenge recently re-energizing their brand. In fact you might say that the company has been laying low for the past year and I think I understand why. Over the past twoRead More »

VinSolutions Delivers Seamless Integration

VinSolutions Website Review The PCG Digital Marketing team was given the opportunity to see the latest features and functionality of the VinSolutions platform and we were impressed with the breadth and depth of the integration they have achieved over the past year. In 2009 VinSolutions was recognized as one of nine companies to receive theRead More »

Reynolds Has A New Wrap on Web Design Tools

What a difference a year can make. In the case of Reynolds & Reynolds, that year was well spent re-engineering their website inventory modules to create a product called WebMakerX© 2.0. The process of reviewing car dealer website platforms has started in earnest for the upcoming 2010 ASMA Awards. The 2010 Awards will be announcedRead More »

The Industry is BZZZing With New Website Platform

I’ve said this before, but what a difference a year can make. I recently finished a two hour webinar presentation of the new BZ Results platform called Virtual Dealership 2.0 and I am very excited with the platforms openness and new user interface. When Mike McKenzie, Supervisor of Web Design, said that it was aRead More »

Automotive Websites On Fire

I had the opportunity to review the latest enhancements to the DealerFire website platform this week with the presentation coming from company founder Eric Hoopman. Last year DealerFire was one of the nine award winning companies in the 2009 ASMA Study. (download a copy) It is clear that DealerFire has not been resting on theirRead More »

XIGroup Websites Make Great Strides in 2010

I may be sounding like a broken record, if anyone remembers vinyl recordings, but the largest companies that service automotive retailers have made major investments in rebuilding their website platforms in the past year. This is a very promising trend and will make attending the upcoming October automotive conferences critical for any car dealership lookingRead More » Platform Previewed by PCG

I had the opportunity to participate in a two hour review of the latest features in the platform in August and it is clear that the development team in Vermont has been busy. Last year was a 2009 ASMA Awards dual award winner so this year they had big shoes to fill.Read More »

PCG Expands Automotive Website Awards For 2010

Brian Pasch, CEO of PCG Digital Marketing, announced that the company will be expanding the scope of the PCG Automotive Website Awards (AWA).  Starting with their 2010 Awards Program in October, PCG will add coveted industry awards in a total of three categories: Search, Design, and Technology. The new award categories are a result ofRead More »