Posts by Local Marketing Inc.

6 Signs You Need to Break Up with Your Website Vendor

6 signs its time to leave website vendor - LMi Atlanta GA - Automotive Digital Marketing

Is Your Website Vendor Limiting Your Dealership Growth? – Local Marketing, Inc. in Atlanta, GA Dealerships face unique challenges when it comes to working with website vendors. OEMs have been known to be strict about which website platforms they deem eligible for co-op funds, with many restricting dealers to just one or two. These restraints…

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Bell & Bell Buick GMC 90 Day Testimonial – September 2019

Bell & Bell Buick GMC Review of Local Marketing Inc in Atlanta GA

Written on September 6th, 2019 “When changing marketing companies, it creates a lot of anxiety trying to interview with prospective companies, and hoping you make the right decision when you make a change. We interviewed a number of companies but decided to meet personally with Local Marketing Inc. or LMi as they call themselves. We…

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Puneet Mehta

Rounded headshot of Puneet

Founder/CEO Puneet’s unique and localized approach to marketing inspired the foundation of Local Marketing, Inc. With 15+ years of marketing experience, starting in the e-commerce space with companies like Art.com, Puneet’s insightful strategies have helped LMi succeed. Puneet, who is originally from India, earned his MBA from The Wake Forest University School of Business. In his spare time, he…

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Michele Fontanelli Arnett

Co-Founder Michele, with 15+ years of experience, heads up the Atlanta office, leading all digital marketing strategies to help clients achieve a positive ROI. She received her B.A. in English from Emory University and her MBA from Georgia State University. When she’s not working, Michele enjoys spending time with her husband and two rescue pugs, running, reading, baking,…

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Heidi McIvor-Allen

Director of Automotive Marketing With over 10 years of digital experience, Heidi leads our automotive efforts. She manages our project management team and works with both our inside & outside sales teams. Heidi has a successful background integrating digital into your current marketing efforts to see a stronger ROI. With international experience and extensive marketing…

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Nicole Bennett

Nicole Bennett

VP of National Sales Nicole’s 23 years of automotive sales experience and proven sales track record are taking the LMi office by storm. With experience at big names like Cars.com and Autotrader, she’s passionate about the automotive industry and helping dealers of all sizes navigate the ever-changing digital landscape. Nicole is married with an eight-year-old…

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Leslie Hoff

Regional Account Executive Leslie was born in Washington D.C. and moved to Atlanta in 1995. She graduated college with a degree in Fashion Merchandising. While in school, she developed her passion for auto sales helping a friend wholesale cars and has been working in the industry ever since. Leslie brings over 15 years of Automotive…

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Rachel Housler

Rachel Housler

Regional Sales Manager Rachel has worked in sales for over 15 years, the majority of that time spent specializing in automotive digital marketing. She has won several awards for outstanding sales and service within the New Orleans market. Rachel currently lives in New Orleans with her boyfriend, Christopher, and their two fur babies, Solé and…

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Greg Bianchini

Outside Sales Representative Greg, with a background in finance and marketing from the State University of New York at Albany, is part of LMi’s digital marketing outside sales team. Greg is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to recommending the right programs to help automotive dealerships improve leads and sales. When he’s not in the office,…

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