Autobytel suffers $799k loss, Web traffic up by Sharon Hill in Automotive 02 Nov 2009 Automotive marketing services firm Autobytel Inc. recently reported a net loss of $799,000 for Q309, partly due to discontinued operations. Revenue was down $17.3 million from Q308, with auto lead referral revenue down 25 percent. Advertising revenue was This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.