#18: How To Leverage TikTok In The Automotive Aftermarket with Jake Hopkins @ FASS Fuel Systems

Is TikTok right for my brand? Is your target audience even using TikTok? We tackle questions like this and learn some surprising insights with our returning guest, Jake Hopkins! Jake is the Marketing Director at FASS Diesel Fuel Systems and Top Tier Suspensions and has amassed over a 100,000 followers on TikTok for FASS in just under a year. Listen in to learn how to grow your TikTok following and your brand’s organic reach.

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#17: Marketing Beyond Social Media

Is your brand’s marketing strategy heavily relying on social media? While social media has its merits, you may be missing out on growing your brand with tactics that aren’t as shiny, but are extremely effective. In this episode, we’ll take a look at 4 ways to grow your brand further, faster without using social media.

#16: Conversations with a Brand Builder – Colby McLaughlin @ Trim Illusion

Tune in to a conversation with Colby McLaughlin, President of Trim Illusion. In this episode, we’ll discuss professional development, networking, and challenges brand builders are facing in the automotive aftermarket today.

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#15: How Much Should You Be Spending On Marketing?

Are you underfunding your brand growth with a lack of investment in marketing? How much exactly should automotive aftermarket brands be spending on marketing as it relates to the size of their business? Today on the podcast, we’re going to share the average marketing budget size and what one aftermarket brand did to win by far.

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#14: Conversations with a Brand Builder – Jeff Stacy @ Aeromotive

The Automotive Aftermarket is having a great year when it comes to sales and growth. However, with seasons of growth comes challenges you may not have faced before. With 2021 being a unique year for the Automotive Aftermarket, we spoke with Jeff Stacey of Aeromotive to get his thoughts on current challenges and get to know more about him and the Aeromotive brand.

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Season 2 of The Auto Brand Podcast Coming Soon!

We’re back and excited to announce that we have new content coming soon! Tune in for new interviews, new content, and a new host. Master the marketplace like a pro, navigate the intricacies of the automotive aftermarket with ease, grow your brand, increase your sales, and have the time of your life while doing it. Subscribe now and join us for down-to-earth wisdom delivered within an hour or less per episode.

#13: SEMA Councils, Women in the Aftermarket & Enthusiast Brands, with Lee Riser @ Truck Hero

What benefit does networking have on your career or on your brand? What’s it like to be a marketing manager for enthusiast brands, particularly in the off-road segment?

Today on the podcast, Lee Riser from Truck Hero talks about her experiences on SEMA Councils, building enthusiast brands, and more on our finale episode for season one.

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#12: ACES & PIES Made Easy, with Michael Chapin @ PartsHub

Have you struggled to effectively and efficiently manage your ACES and PIES product data? Do you find yourself still using spreadsheets or downstream systems like SEMA Data Coop or DCi to create and manage this information? The problem, for years, has been the lack of a great off-the-shelf solution that met all the needs of manufacturers and resellers alike.

Today on the podcast, we’re going to be discussing the challenges facing the aftermarket when creating and managing ACES and PIES data. We’ll also learn about how a new software called PartsHub is bridging the gap and making managing the product catalog easier for everyone.

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#11: Consumers: The Most Important Voice In Your Marketing, with Jason Ehrlich @ Yonder

What is the most important voice you should be listening to in your business, if you truly want to grow? Is it the sales team or engineering? Is it your distributor partners or jobbers? Is it the marketing guru, the CMO or Vice President of Marketing?

Today on the podcast, we’re going to talk to Jason Ehrlich, President of Yonder, a brand and product launch agency that specializes in the automotive aftermarket. We’ll discuss the importance of consumer-level market research and the impact it should have on your brand.

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