New Free Automotive Publication in Atlanta is Now the Largest

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Car$marts Magazine of Atlanta announces its position as the largest free automotive publication in Georgia.

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We provide dealers more leads for less. It is rewarding that so many dealers recognize our commitment to help them sell more cars.

Smart Media Solution, LLC (] announces that a record setting month of sales has now placed its flagship automotive publication, Car$marts Magazine, in the top market position. After just 25 months, Car$marts Magazine of Atlanta has grown larger and faster than any other free automotive publication in the Southeast.

Co-Founder, Dan Fagan, attributes the magazine’s success to a superior team of professionals who are driven to provide superior results to dealers. “The magazine is now larger than Atlanta Auto Guide, AutoMart, and several other local automotive publications. It is no secret; we care about our customers and invest more in getting better results. Our president, Chris Snellgrove, insists on being number one in results, distribution, and circulation.”

President and Co-Founder, Chris Snellgrove is proud to lead a team of ten sales consultants helping dealers develop more cost effective lead campaigns that drive customers to the lot. “We provide dealers more leads for less. It is rewarding that so many dealers recognize our commitment to help them sell more cars.” Snellgrove was the top sales person for Auto Trader Publications for over five consecutive years and sees even more opportunity for growth in Atlanta. “We have more opportunity than the big guys. We can react faster, change quicker, and adapt to market changes instantly. My former company invented the concept; I just want to be the best within this industry.”

In just a little over two years, Car$marts Magazine has developed over 3,300 distribution points and is distributing over 250,000 magazines to the Atlanta car buying community. Snellgrove says, “We share our print orders to verify our print investment, we provide proof of our distribution points, and we are completely transparent to proving we are the top free automotive magazine in Georgia. No other organization in this market will share circulation, print volume, or key publication metrics to prove value to the dealer. We do!”

Completing the largest week of September 22, 2007, Car$marts Magazine is printing 124 pages of an oversized publication (12” tall and 10” wide) in English, and 40 pages in Spanish. The magazines are producing over 14,000 leads for dealers every month. The website is growing and delivering qualified leads to new and used car dealers at a greater and greater pace. Smart Media Solutions, LLC has teamed with Internet authority, Ray Peabody, to develop the new and improved website to be launched in December 2007.

Top producers for the sales team include: Shelly Peacock, Kim Marmon, Randy Deavers, Kathy Watkins, Mimi Cross, Jenny McCall, Marcy Goldson, Alfonso Lopez, Johanna Noguez, and Debbie Aselton. The production team has grown and now includes: Julie Murcia, Jennifer Fonda, David Fonda, Raul Nieto, Marianne Patterson, and Jeff Moore. Many of these key employees began their careers with industry giants: Auto Trader, Auto Guide, Network Communications, and other well-known publishers. “We have excelled because we have the experience to recognize what works, and the flexibility to tinker with things to make improvements every week. The other publications can’t make these rapid changes because they have grown so big or because they cannot see the needs of the dealer,” says Fagan. “Our team is the best and we seek out situations to prove we are the best.”

Snellgrove recalls, “We are investing in our business where our competitors are not. We are obsessed with our mission in distribution to be the best. We are now distributed at over 3300 stops with over 50,000 new magazines each week. Who else is doing this? The answer is no one; this is why we’re the best. C.A.N.I. - Constant and Never-ending Improvement; thanks Tony Robbins for the concept, we are practicing it every day.”

Snellgrove continues, “We are focused on superior ad design in production. We want the best looking ads in the business and we’re producing them with our extremely talented design team. Our people can walk in with their heads held high, holding our magazine proudly. We will never print on low grade recycled paper, cheap paper stock, or anything that does not make the dealers ads look great!”

Car$marts automotive publication of Atlanta is now exploring new markets in Norfolk, Houston, San Diego, and Los Angeles. Sales are expected to more than double in the next twelve months and the future is in print. Just ask the folks at Car$marts Magazine.

For more information, please visit the website at

Dan Fagan
Co Founder
Smart Media Solutions, LLC
1351 Oakbook Drive Ste. 105
Norcross, GA 30093
Office: 678-990-2209


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