US car sales up 15% YOY

02 Feb 2011

Publishers and broadcasters who’ve been struggling with low auto advertising dollars should be encouraged by a recent Wall Street Journal article. According to, US car sales rose 15 percent year over year as of January 2011, primarily driven by retail sales.

While some manufacturers have yet to report in, GM and Chrysler both announced 23 p

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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.