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Weekly Autos For Sept 13, 2021

by Scott Robertson - Posted 2 months ago

Weekly Autos

Hand picked topics for auto dealers
Published: Sep 13, 2021



Another busy week at the Las Vegas office. Dwight and Chris had the pleasure of meeting several candidates interested in joining our team.

And as Halloween creeps into stores and window fronts, we’re beginning to turn our attention to the holiday car buying season.

Make your website checklist, and check it twice, so your virtual dealership is ready for the season of online car shopping.

Need some tips on getting your website up to speed for the peak of the car buying season? Ask us for a free website analysis.

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After reading the last two threads where it seems like people were out for blood, I felt kind of weird because day before yesterday I had a really good experience at a dealership. Background: After finally fixing up my credit for the past six months and noticing that I ......



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