DealerCue Blog

Insight, News and Events for Automotive Dealerships

The Dealercue blog offers information and strategy to support your dealership. We welcome guest posts that offer value to our dealer partners. If you have any questions about our blog or would like more information about being a guest author, or have ideas for future blog posts, email content@dealercue.com

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Leading Change in a Challenging Market – Part One

By Kristin Huntley | Jul 25, 2017

What Needs to Change? “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill The onslaught of negative news regarding the current automotive marketplace can be discouraging for even the most positive leader.  Action-oriented leaders view a challenging market as an opportunity to re-evaluate spending and improve processes. Others make…

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Can We Talk About Your Website?

By Kristin Huntley | Jun 20, 2017

Evaluating Your Virtual Showroom (Your Dealership Website) Your website is your virtual showroom, so it’s important to make sure you’ve taken care of some critical housekeeping for it to perform effectively.  Caring for your site is as important as cleaning your showroom and the cars on your lot…maybe even more important!  Nearly everyone goes online to…

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Beholden to Book Values-PART 3

By Adam Tobias | Mar 30, 2017

How do you stop relying on book values when it comes to purchasing inventory, whether at auction or via trade? Dealers must understand that consumers are going to purchase a car based on what they want, not based on what its worth.

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Is Your Dealership Beholden to Book Values? – PART TWO

By Adam Tobias | Mar 16, 2017

Book Values and Your Customer How much money would you have if you got a dime every time you heard this phrase from a customer; “KBB says my vehicle is worth more than you are giving me.” How you respond next can make or break a sale…but if your dealership is beholden to book values, you…

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Is Your Dealership Beholden to the Books?

By Adam Tobias | Feb 24, 2017

Book Values Matter, But… I first want to start off by saying that I understand certain book values are a vital part of your business.  Depending on what part of the country you live in, getting a loan approved on a car is not possible without having an accurate NADA or KBB book-out within the…

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7 Changes Impacting Your Dealership Right Now

By Kristin Huntley | Feb 20, 2017

Change is the Only Constant The automotive industry has weathered more changes than any other in the last one hundred years. That is something nearly everyone agrees upon. There are literally endless articles about the “new automotive consumer”.  Terms like customer journey, customer experience, or digital consumer appear in nearly every market strategy article written for dealers.  And yet, overwhelming…

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DealerCue Launches BidCue for Vehicle Auctions

By Kristin Huntley | Dec 29, 2016

DealerCue releases BidCue, the latest addition to the VinCue market intelligence solutions, making it easier than ever for dealers to acquire the right vehicles for their market at the right price.

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DealerCue at NADA 2016 Convention

By Team DealerCue | Mar 16, 2016

DealerCue Unveils Game-Changing Market Pricing Engine at NADA DealerCue, based in Kansas City, MO will demonstrate VinCue at the 2016 NADA Convention & Expo, March 31 – April 3, in Las Vegas (Booth #5513N). The NADA Convention & Expo is the automotive industry event of the year and the world’s largest international gathering place for…

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