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Alamo, Budget Top Rental Companies Using Social Media

Alamo Rent A Car is the top U.S. rental car company based on its Facebook performance, according to data by Engagement Labs. Budget Car Rental got the No. 1 spot for its Twitter performance.

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Facebook to Present at Auto Rental Summit

Seminar will present strategies to help auto rental companies grow their businesses using Facebook.

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How Rental Companies Stay Engaged on Social Media

Several car rental operators share details on what has helped them interact and stay connected with social media users.

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Avoiding Social Media Mistakes

When developing your company's social media plan, it's important to focus on user engagement and brand monitoring, as well as being open to professional guidance.

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Thrifty, Hertz Take Top Ranks in Social Media Performance List

Engagement Labs, a technology and data company, has released a list of the top U.S. car rental companies based on their social media performance on Facebook and Twitter. Thrifty Car Rental took first place for Facebook while Hertz took the top spot for Twitter.

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RelayRides Launches 'Renting Social' on Facebook

RelayRides users can now advertise their need for a car on Facebook.

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E-Z Rent-A-Car Launches Spring Break Photo Contest on Facebook

The fan who receives the most votes on a photo of their favorite vacation memory will receive a gift card for 100 gallons of gasoline.

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National Car Rental Launches ‘Go Like A Pro’ PGA Championship Sweepstakes

Starting March 4 until March 31, participants can register daily on National Car Rental’s Facebook page for a chance to win a VIP trip to the 2013 PGA Championship in New York this August.

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Sixt Recruits Students from 60 German Universities via Facebook

Sixt used ‘Spotted’ Facebook pages, which are normally used as a dating platform, as part of its social media campaign to give students an opportunity to apply for job openings with the company.

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New Media Meets the Auto Industry

Facebook, Google and Microsoft Xbox are changing the way we buy cars — and how businesses interact with their customers in general.

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E-Z Rent-A-Car Contributes to Breast Cancer Awareness Month

E-Z Rent-A-Car will allow renters to donate 3% of their rental rate to the Susan G. Komen For the Cure in Central Florida.

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Europcar Gains Facebook ‘Likes’ through Social Media Competition

The Europcar ‘Caraoke’ competition that ran from July to August boosted the number of Facebook ‘likes’ by 33%.

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CarTrawler Releases Open Source Facebook App

CarTrawler launches an open source version of their global car rental platform in a Facebook app.

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Zipcar Facebook Contest Increased Fans By 9,200

Zipcar’s ‘The Ultimate Ziptrip’ contest on the social media site received 5,000 responses in the initial round.

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Hertz Measures Influence of Social Media Usage on Rental Purchases

The ‘Hertz Path to Purchase Study’ assessed the online behavior of customers when making a purchase, and found that users who were involved in social conversations about the brand, its competitors, car rental and/or travel at the beginning of the purchase process were twice as likely to visit the Hertz website, among other behaviors.

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Hertz Launches Social Media Campaign

‘Share it Up’ is aimed at increasing promotional offers through Facebook and Twitter.

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National Car Rental Creates Sweepstakes for Facebook Fans

‘Score a Ride to the Ryder Cup’ sweepstakes launched this month.

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E-Z Rent-A-Car Launches New Website

Earlier this month, E-Z Rent-A-Car upgraded its website’s features, such as a faster load time, Facebook integration and a mobile version.

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Alamo Launches Online Travel Idea Forum

Users can get information on special deals, attractions and insider knowledge.

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U-Save Auto Rental Operator Named 'Citizen of the Week'

In Glenside, Penn., Tom Mellett was named 'Citizen of the Week' by the Fort Washington Business Alliance for his efforts to help a local woman battling with breast cancer, according to Montogomery News.

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