Tag: Dealer Software

The Important Question To Ask Dealer Software Vendors? Hint:Not DMS Integration

The Core Question? If you draw concentric circles around your dealership accounting office you will probably find several software packages attaching themselves to your DMS. Everything from inventory managers, compliance software to CRM’s and service schedulers. Each supplier probably had a booth at NADA where they showed off their bells and whistles and colorful graphs […]

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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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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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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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What is a DMS – Dealer Management System?

A dealership management system (DMS) or auto dealership accounting system is a bundled management information system created specifically for the automotive industry and especially for  car dealerships or large dealer groups. DMS is not for everyone, typically small scale dealers and independent used car lots will manage their business with generic accounting packages. Even large dealer […]

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44 Questions to Ask Before Buying A CRM

Will I love my CRM? and 37 other questions before you buy a CRM Additional Reading: Top 10 Reasons you need an Easy CRM “Do I need a CRM?” is the most common question we hear. First let me ask these questions; do you want a system to help… Top 10 Tips to Encourage Employees […]

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Top 10 Reasons you need an Easy CRM

“Do I need a CRM?” is the most common question we hear. First let me ask these questions; do you want a system to help you convert leads into customers? Do you want a system to help you retain your existing customers so they buy from you again? Do you want to have your customers […]

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