Log In

DealersLink News

Are You an Inventory Investor or Speculator?

Nov 15, 2018

The term "investor" - when it relates to Wall Street - typically refers to anyone who simply owns a share of stock. However, after taking a step back and examining investor behavior, it's clear that this definition is far too broad. In reality, when someone buys a stock, they are typically acting in one of two ways: as an investor or as a speculator. What's the difference? An investor is someon...

Read more...

Four Steps to Used Car Success

Nov 02, 2018

Like many industries, the used car marketplace continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace, thanks to an explosion of car buying technologies, services and marketing platforms that drive consumer behavior. Strategies that worked years - or even months - ago may no longer be relevant, resulting in many dealers feeling that they are in a perpetual state of "catch up" as it relates to the most ...

Read more...

Sixt Remarketing joins DealersLink Marketplace

Oct 25, 2018

1,000-plus luxury off-rental vehicles added to national marketplace Broomfield, Colo., October 24, 2018 – DealersLink,    an industry leader in automotive systems integration and networking technology, announced it has launched Sixt Remarketing inventory within its marketplace this week. Sixt, one of the world's largest rental car companies, adds more t...

Read more...

DealersLink Expansion Fueled by Membership Growth

Oct 01, 2018

DealersLink team at the 2006 Colorado Automobile Dealers Association Convention. When we relaunched the DealersLink blog early last year, we began with a three-part series chronicling the history of the company and its founding by auto industry executives. While that blog series included the company's early days as a startup in Colorado, introduction of new products, and expansion into addit...

Read more...

Helping Our Clients Get to the Next Level

Sep 18, 2018

As a sales and efficiency resource for used-car dealers throughout the country, we work with staff at over 3,000 dealerships to help them source and sell vehicles quicker and generate more profit. However, we've occasionally come across dealerships that face more over-arching challenges. They know they need to examine their operations and processes in order to adapt to changing mar...

Read more...

What DealersLink Independent Dealers Do Right: Price Inventory on the Money

Sep 04, 2018

(This article is the third of a three-part series) In part one of this blog series, we addressed how margins are being compressed, and how DealersLink independent members are bucking that trend by sourcing smarter. In part two, we described how DealersLink independent dealers merchandise quicker by stocking retail-ready units and speeding up listings times. It's worth repeating that ...

Read more...

What DealersLink Independent Dealers Do Right: Merchandise Quicker

Aug 15, 2018

(This article is the second of a three-part series) In part one of this blog series, we addressed how margins are being compressed, and how DealersLink independent members are bucking that trend by sourcing smarter. However, that's just a starting point. After you use analytics to source your vehicles, you still need to market them and get them to the digital front line faster. In our ...

Read more...

What DealersLink Independent Dealers Do Right: Source Smarter

Aug 01, 2018

(This article is the first of a three-part series) With a membership that spans across the United States, we regularly interact with dealerships - both big and small, independent and franchise - to better understand their pain points and how DealersLink might be able to help them. Our next series of blog posts will focus on independent dealerships and how our independen...

Read more...

3 Common Questions for our Service Department

Jul 16, 2018

As a company founded by auto dealership veterans, we know exactly what it's like when dealership employees have technical questions about a software program or process. Perhaps some companies have unreachable or unresponsive IT support staff, but we don't. Our members know they can always contact their DealersLink representative directly (the overwhelming majority of whom have direct deal...

Read more...

Secure Your Customers’ Digital Data

Jun 29, 2018

As a company that helps auto dealers leverage online technology to buy and sell from each other, DealersLink is extremely committed to cyber security. We constantly monitor and upgrade our online security systems and encourage our members to do the same. Whether you are a one-rooftop dealership or a regional chain, you are at risk for cyber attacks if your customer database can be accesse...

Read more...

Older posts >>