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Building Stronger Relationships Via DealersLink

May 15, 2019

The auto industry is just as much about relationships as it is selling cars. Stronger relationships make stronger business. We often focus on customer relationships: building trust leads to increased sales and repeat business. Building strong relationships with other dealers does the same. DealersLink started in 2005 as a way for a scrappy group rural Wyoming dealers to buy, sell and trade in...

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CARFAX or AutoCheck: Which vehicle history tool is right for your dealership?

May 02, 2019

When sourcing inventory at auction, accepting a trade-in or selling a pre-owned vehicle, you need solid, reliable information. It makes the difference between success and failure. This leaves dealers with a tricky question: CARFAX or AutoCheck? CARFAX and AutoCheck are the two most popular vehicle history reports on the market, and offer many of the same advantages. Both provide a fairly r...

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Your Finance Manager is going to love you

Apr 16, 2019

F&I managers have a demanding job that requires proper tools to negotiate with lenders, keep customers happy and protect dealership profit and liability. Much of the success of a used-car department depends on the expertise of the F&I manager. Every deal needs to be profitable and the straightest line to higher gross is to use an F&I calculator that allows you to cut straight...

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Comparing Vehicle Pricing Guides for Auto Dealers

Apr 01, 2019

–   Vehicle price guides have around since 1926, when the Kelley Car Company began to collect data from its small dealership to publish the first edition of what is now the widely known and respected Kelley Blue Book (KBB).Over the past several decades, vehicle price guides have come and gone, and today we are left with three primary sources. We offer a quick synopsis of ea...

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DealersLink rapidly expands presence Southeastern U.S.

Mar 01, 2019

Last February, DealersLink announced our expansion into the Southeast region. In just over one year since then, we've experienced tremendous growth in this region as dealers are learning about our innovative platform. There are now more than 400 dealer members in the Southeast region who are benefiting from live market and OEM data for vehicle appraisal, pricing and inventory management...

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One Click OEM Build Data

Feb 15, 2019

Today's savvy car buying consumer has an increasing set of expectations... before they even set foot in a dealership.  At the forefront of these expectations is having a precise understanding of each and every feature included in the units they are looking at. As any auto dealer knows, the process of identifying and including all packages and options on each car in their i...

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DealersLink and Alpha Warranty Services Announce Partnership

Jan 30, 2019

Broomfield, Colo., January  29, 2019 - DealersLink, an industry leader in automotive systems integration and networking technology, today announced a partnership with Alpha Warranty Services, which provides a full line of unique and valuable vehicle contract programs (VSC). Through this partnership, DealersLink members will have the ability to add Alpha's industry-leading high mileage war...

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DealersLink To Introduce Three Updates at NADA Show

Jan 23, 2019

FastBook Chrome Extension Broomfield, Colo., January 23, 2019 - DealersLink, an industry leader in automotive systems integration and networking technology, has announced it will unveil three significant updates to its dealer-to-dealer marketplace at NADA Show Expo, January 25-27 in San Francisco. The NADA Show Expo is the auto industry’s premier marketplace of products, services and technol...

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Win Cash, Not Swag: Come See Us at NADA

Jan 08, 2019

Are you headed to NADA Show 2019 in San Francisco later this month? If so, take it from us....you won't want to miss the DealersLink booth. Not only can you learn how our dealer-to-dealer marketplace will save your dealership thousands of dollars per month in buy and sell fees, but we're also giving away cash....lots of it! Sick of the same boring swag you see at every conferenc...

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Dec 17, 2018

In one of the most memorable ways to tell the world that you've moved on, Paul Marcarelli - known as the "can you hear me now guy?" - very publicly joined forces with Sprint after rising to fame over the course of 10 years with Verizon.     You may be wondering why I'm talking about this in a DealersLink blog. Bear with me for a moment and consider this quote from Paul: “...

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