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It’s the Boring Stuff that Sells Cars

It’s the Boring Stuff that Sells Cars As you and your team review your sales plans for 2019, it’s important to remember that the dealers growing market share use the same websites, tools and marketing sources you use. Just like you, they’ve yet to discover a magic bean or digital secret that can sell vehicles …
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Avoid The Averages Because They’re Costing You MONEY!

Countless decisions get made every day in dealerships based on averages. Popular examples include market day supply, average retail price, average days on lot and average wholesale price. Too often we trust these numbers (simple averages) as if they are the be-all end-all. After doing something for so long, we begin to take it for …
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Here’s how to get your first 100 Facebook Reviews

People rely on Facebook reviews because of their accuracy over time. Of course, not every single review reflects perfectly the customer experience, but an aggregate review score quickly tells new customers what type of experience they can expect at your dealership. Unfortunately, there’s no shortcut to get Facebook reviews or improving reviews and ratings overnight. …
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Did You Know You Can Drown In Green Peas?

It is possible to drown green peas. It’s a sad occurrence. And it is rarely their fault they drown. Green peas, or as they’re known in other industries as newbies, noobs, colts, rookies, freshman, recruits, or greenhorns, are a part of every organization. Inevitably, through either attrition or an expanding sales force, companies have to …
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Mastering Instagram Highlights in 10 Easy Steps

Ever since the unveiling of “highlights” on Instagram, people have been struggling to find ways to properly utilize them. While some influencers and businesses use them to show off contact info, others have found creative ways to make them both eye-catching and functional. At Dealer Authority, we have arranged our highlights into different categories that …