Ernie's Paint & Body

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Ernie's Story

Ernie’s Paint and Body is a local auto repair business in the small town of San Marcos, TX. During his 32 years of business, Ernest Valdez Jr. has experienced multiple relocations and obstacles in attempts to make his body shop a success.

 Ernie’s Paint and Body became a Row client on December 4, 2013. Though Ernest has always stayed up to date in the car industry, his business was lacking modern marketing techniques. After partnering with Row, Ernest was provided access to social media marketing, search engine optimization, content marketing, and a professional, responsive web design.

The Background: Search Engine Optimization

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of aligning your website to the standards and recommendations of search engine algorithms to increase traffic and visibility from search engine results.

SEO content success is affected by keyword phrases and content quality. SEO relevance is determined through keyword phrases, or users frequently searched terms. When keyword phrases are expertly weaved into quality, engaging, valuable content, a website’s SEO relevance is increased. 

In other words, SEO content helps customers easily find a business’ information and website. A website containing key terms and phrases will be ranked high in the Google search results. Ranking first is the goal of SEO.

Ernie’s Path to Success 

Ernest decided to invest in modern marketing techniques such as content marketing and professional web design. He invested in the Row Marketing solutions Web Seeds package. The package includes professional web design, search submission, and monthly reporting. Soon, Ernest began noticing a change in business. 

With sales increasing, Ernest chose to increase his marketing budget and invest more in Row’s solutions. Ernest decided to progress to Row’s Forest package, which adds extra features such as search engine optimization, content marketing, social media marketing, online advertisement, and personal marketing consultations. 


Row has been instrumental in the development and maintenance of our website and its relationship with our social media accounts. We couldn't ask for a better team to work with.

Royce C. Barnett, DC,  Well Family Chiropractic

They (Row) have really helped my business’ online presence and have designed a website that I can be proud of.
Keep up the good work.

Ernie,  Ernie’s Paint and Body

As a whole, my experience with the Row Marketing team has been excellent. Every step of the process was done with in the time frame they told me it would... I'd recommend this marketing team to anyone...

Nick,  Nicholas Taylor Welding

The team at Row provides amazing service with real and trackable results. Most of our customers find us online, and we are consistently receiving compliments on our website. I highly recommend Row for any business looking to gain or maintain a competitive advantage.

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Thank you, Row!

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174 S Guadalupe St. STE 101
San Marcos, TX 78666