Tag: Car Dealership
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7 Ways to Win Google’s “Near Me” Search Wars at Your Dealership

“Near Me” Searchers Buy the Same Day Did you know that 50% of consumers who conduct a local search on their smartphone visit that business within a day? Interesting is the fact that 18% of those visit will make a purchase that same day. Even more stunning, is the fact that Millennials will buy 29% […]

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Wholesalers back in My Dealership? Dealer Auction Software

Think about it. If you found a way to control the check issue, the back room deals and the disruption. Your dealership could save hundreds of dollars per car in auction fees and transport fees. The best part is your manager isn’t away from your dealership, missing TO’s and coaching opportunities with your sales consultants. […]

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How to Spot Ghost Bidders and What Can Be Done About Them?

Ghost bidders. It is a phantom bidder that unscrupulous auctioneers use to bid against you at a used car auction. Learn how to spot them and how to take advantage of the ghost bidder problem. Additional Reading: 10 Sites You Shouldn’t Ignore when Sourcing Used Cars If you have been in the car business for any […]

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10 Sites You Shouldn’t Ignore when Sourcing Used Cars

If you have been in the car business for any length of time you have faced the dilemma of how to buy used cars. Do I go to auctions? Do I visit private dealers? At Auction Simplified we think you need to be always looking for cars and visiting every venue.   10. Hemmings This site is often overlooked by car […]

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With VDP’s A Photo is worth a 1,000 words.

Now that you have picked the layout the next thing to do is get a good digital camera. There are hundreds of cameras to choose from, make sure you get one that lets you change the pixels, a common size is 1024×768. While you don’t need a $3000 Nikon -, I would tell you to […]

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Used Car Profit Hacks

When it comes to used car profit, dealers constantly consider the resale value of their inventory. Having a profitable, well maintained inventory can make a huge difference when it comes the speed in which you turn your used car lot. Here are some simple tips on how to increase the value of your Used Car […]

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Pricing Used Cars

What’s Your Strategy for Pricing Used Cars?

So you have picked your pricing strategy and set your targets now its time to outline your plan. If you need a little jump start here is a 70 day and out Used Car Pricing plan. Additional Reading: 10 Sites You Shouldn’t Ignore when Sourcing Used Cars If you have been in the car business for […]

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How to Stock Used Cars Customers Want to Buy.

& How to Stock Used Cars Salespeople Will Sell! Buying Used Cars For Your Lot is Easy: Stocking your used car lot is easy, Right? You can load up on as many cars your lot will hold, fill every spot and you could have it done today. The auctions are loaded with all kinds of cars. […]

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Top 10 Tips to Encourage Employees to Utilize the CRM

It’s Sad, I Know, But Your Average CRM Utilization is: Getting Your Team to Use Your CRM Having a new customer relationship management system (CRM) won’t grow your business until you figure out how to get everyone to use it. Your CRM needs to be EASY and make sense for your manager and their team. CRM […]

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How to Find Customer’s Who Want to Buy Your Car

It is Job One For Managers and Car Sales People to Build Their Customer Base My father used to say, “if you are not looking for customers they will never find you.” As it turns out, customers are all around, at stores, restaurants, and shopping malls. How to find car buyers: Call orphaned customers: Sales […]

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