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Partner Webinar Resources

  Hello DealerCenter Nation! As our industry navigates these unprecedented times, many of our partners have put together webinar series dedicated to analyzing the economic impact and offering tools to our dealer partners. Learn more about each of our partners' webinar series and see how you can sign up! (This list will be updated as more resources come to our attention.)   NIADA The National Independent Automotive Dealers Association has a full page of resources for dealers to na...

Communicating with Your Customers and Local Community During Social Distancing

  Panic is everywhere — the economy, your local Costco, the disco, and now our nation’s used car dealerships. While the COVID-19 situation is changing every day and local officials have different rules in every area, the general public is encouraged to limit outside-the-home interactions wherever possible. Unfortunately, this affects the car-buying process as you’ve known it. In this time, it’s important to consider how to translate empathy online when communicating about busine...

7 Tips for Operating Your Car Dealership During Social Distancing

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, there’s a lot of uncertainty around the automotive industry. One thing certain is that this situation is forcing automotive dealers to adjust their strategy to accommodate to a customer’s new buying process through social distancing. I’ve listed 7 tips that car dealers can take action on during this time even if you are “Sheltering In Place.” 1. Methodical Inventory Acquisition Strategy During tax time, we typically move a mile a minute selling car...