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Reduce Photo Size for Faster Upload to Your Auction Software

2015-07-20T14:27:28+00:00 By |Categories: Bid Sale Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Don't Burn Through Your Data Plan. I love using my iPhone to take photo's and video of the cars we are posting to our AuctionSimplified.com dealer auction software and wholesale marketplace. The only problem is the default resolution of my phone camera is 8 megapixels. If you are on a Samsung or other Android devices, it [...]

Increase Online Bids with a Vehicle Condition Report

2015-07-13T11:40:11+00:00 By |Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , , , |

A quality condition report will allow off-site buyers an inside view of the car. Online auctions and dealer bid sales with online bidding are seeing over 50% of their bids coming from distance buyers. In other words buyers that have not actually seen and driven the car in person? Wholesale buyers and independent dealers will find your online [...]

Dealer Car Auction Profit Hacks

2015-06-25T23:55:56+00:00 By |Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , , , |

Having a profitable and well maintained used car inventory can make a huge difference when it comes to the speed, also known as Velocity, in which you turn your used car inventory. Before I begin, you will need a inventory scoreboard. It goes without saying that a professional inventory tool, such as Dealer Track's Inventory+ or vAuto's [...]

Minor Modifications = 2:1 Profit Ratio

2015-06-26T00:16:26+00:00 By |Categories: Bid Sale Marketing|Tags: , , , , |

Sometimes the smallest little details make your cars look so much better and in many cases add profit at a 2:1 ratio. When I was younger I made a living buying cheap cars with rips in the seats and dashboards. I would add seat covers and a minor patch kit for the cracks, then turn around [...]

Clean Wholesale Cars for Profit

2015-06-25T22:57:28+00:00 By |Categories: Bid Sale Marketing|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Basics of Wholesale Car Cleanliness This may sound basic to veteran used car managers but keeping your cars clean isn't just for cosmetic appeal, it can seriously impact the value's. As a percentage of profit improvement, a clean car has the most impact on value for the least amount of expense. "Detail department, what we call 'doll up', [...]