Autobytel® Exceeds One Million YouTube Views in Three Months
Autobytel® YouTube Channel Offers Variety of
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Autobytel Inc. (Nasdaq: ABTL),
the company dedicated to helping dealers and car-buyers connect online,
begins the second quarter with a benchmark milestone surpassing more
than one million views to its YouTube Channel. Launched in mid-December
2011, the popularity of Autobytel's
YouTube channel demonstrates the quality of and demand for the
company's experienced editor's video reviews of new cars.
In a renewed effort to offer enhanced consumer content, Autobytel®
redesigned its website last year, and hired Editor-in-Chief Michelle
Naranjo to include exclusive editorial content including new
car reviews, vehicle sneak peeks and industry insights. Autobytel®
videos are part of the effort.
"As Your Lifetime Automotive Advisor, Autobytel's goal is to
offer the consumer the most comprehensive automotive information
available," said Autobytel Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer,
Jeffrey H. Coats. "Our one million YouTube view milestone underscores
our commitment to providing the consumer with the automotive content
they want, the way they want it. Whether it is written reviews or video,
we have a wide variety of exclusive automotive information developed
specifically for consumers either in the market to purchase a car or if
they are just browsing."
In three months, Autobytel's YouTube channel has amassed 1,176,524 video
views, 1,579 subscribers and 2,279 likes. In addition to new car
reviews, Autobytel's YouTube channel also offers auto
show coverage, industry interviews, concept car videos, test drives,
road tests, track testing and in-depth technical videos.
"We believe people like our hands-on, personable editorial approach,"
shared Michelle Naranjo, Editor-in-Chief, Autobytel.com. "The Autobytel®
video team has developed more than 200 videos, and will continue to
test, drive, comment and share valuable automotive information with
To view Autobytel's YouTube channel or for in-depth editorial car
reviews and automotive industry information, visit the web at www.autobytel.com.
About Autobytel Inc. (www.autobytel.com)
Autobytel Inc. (Nasdaq: ABTL),
an online leader offering consumer purchase requests and marketing
resources to car dealers and manufacturers and providing consumers with
the information they need to purchase new and used cars, pioneered the
automotive Internet when it launched autobytel.com in 1995. Autobytel
continues to offer innovative products and services to help consumers
buy, and auto dealers and manufacturers sell, more used and new
cars. Autobytel has helped tens of millions of automotive consumers
research vehicles; connected thousands of dealers nationwide with
motivated car buyers; and helped every major automaker market its brand
online. Through its flagship website Autobytel.com®, its
network of automotive sites and its respected online
partners, Autobytel continues its dedication to innovating the
industry's highest quality Internet programs to provide consumers with a
comprehensive and positive automotive research and purchasing
experience, and auto dealers, dealer groups and auto manufacturers with
some of the industry's most productive and cost-effective customer
referral and marketing programs. For more information, please visit www.autobytel.com.
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Autobytel Inc. Media Relations
Jim Helberg, 949-862-1395
Inc. Investor Relations
Source: Autobytel Inc.
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