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Dealers Shouldn’t Fear Vehicle Sourcing

Aug 15, 2017

(This is the second in a series of articles on change in the used-car industry.) In the first installment of this series, we wrote about why dealers shouldn't fear technology, and passed along tips for introducing new technology to employees. We referenced how technology can help dealers better source new inventory. However, in order to do that, they may need to go beyond their comf...

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Dealers Shouldn't Fear Technology

Aug 01, 2017

(This is the first in a series of articles on change in the used-car industry.) Do you know any dealers who still carry around a used-car and truck pricing guide in their pocket? "A 2009 Honda Accord Coupe? Yeah, I got that right here." (Flips through his guide.) "It's … no, wait a minute …. Okay, it's …. No, that's not it. Wait a minute, it's in my other book." Meanwhile, a colleag...

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Quantifying Your Success with DealersLink

Jul 17, 2017

Return on Investment – or ROI – is a familiar term in the business world. We at DealersLink don't just say "take our word for it" when presenting our solutions that provide excellent ROI; we provide the numbers to back it up. Our solutions provide quantifiable results helping dealers save on auction fees and on inventory-management tools. That's why satisfied customers like David S...

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Yes, We Have Real Experts Answering Our Customer Support Line

Jul 03, 2017

Yes, We Have Real Experts Answering Our Customer Support Line Gigantic Tech - Call Tree "Thank you for calling Gigantic Tech. Your call is important to us. Press one to speak to a sales representative. Press two for billing. Press three to be connected to an overseas call center. Press four for software support. Press five to access our employee directory by last name. Press six t...

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How to Get the Most out of Dealership Analytics

Jun 15, 2017

  Big data. You've probably heard the term and have a general idea of what it means. Basically, big data refers to extremely large sets of data that can be analyzed to reveal patterns, trends and specific insights. But what can big data do for auto dealerships? A lot, if you have an analytical tool that can reveal those patterns and specific insights to help you better manage your inven...

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Why We Don't Charge Auction Fees

Jun 01, 2017

In the business world, sometimes the word “disruptive” is overused. Not every new technology or concept disrupts the way industries operate. In that regard, the DealersLink Marketplace truly has been and continues to be a disruptive technology. As the first dealer-to-dealer marketplace in the United States (in fact, we coined the term “dealer-to-dealer”), this platform p...

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Customer Profile: Weld County Garage/Greeley Subaru

May 16, 2017

Weld County Garage in Greeley, Colorado. Weld County Garage in Greeley, Colorado, was founded in 1901 when Donald R. McArthur began selling buggies and shoeing horses. It started selling cars in 1908 and was the first Buick dealership west of the Mississippi to sell the popular Model 10. Today Weld County Garage is one of the largest Buick and GMC dealerships in the country, with more than 15...

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DealersLink Releases FastBook Pro 5.0 Booking Tool

May 16, 2017

Features improved VIN scanner and state-of-the-art enhancements. Broomfield, Colo., May 16, 2017 – DealersLink, an industry leader in automotive systems integration and networking technology, has announced the release of its new FastBook Pro 5.0 booking tool. FastBook Pro 5.0 allows dealers to scan vehicles’ VINs and book out NADA, KBB, MMR, Black Book, CARFAX and AutoCheck simultaneo...

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History of DealersLink – Part Three

May 01, 2017

In Part One and Part Two of this article, we addressed founder and CEO Mike Goicoechea's upbringing in a dealership and the early years of DealersLink. The DealersLink booth at NADA 2017 in New Orleans After DealersLink survived the economic crash of 2008 and bounced back in 2009, the company continued looking for ways to stay on the cutting edge of innovation. Of course its bi...

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DealersLink Reports Record Growth in Active Users

Apr 21, 2017

DealersLink Reports Record Growth in Active Users Increase of more than 25 percent in one year Broomfield, Colo., April 18, 2017 – DealersLink, an industry leader in automotive systems integration and networking technology, has announced that it recorded 7,767 current users in its DealersLink Marketplace platform at the end of Q1 2017. That figure represents an increase of more than 25 percent...

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