Get a FREE website for your dealership*
At Manage Auto, you get a fully featured auto dealership website that links with multiple classified networks like Craigslist. The website offers all those important features that any auto dealership needs to start smart online marketing. These features include a homepage with custom or standard teaser banners, featured vehicles slideshow, and a free text or single click inventory search. Other website pages include an inventory page that lists all active vehicles, a listing page that shows full details of each vehicle, a finance application page, a contact us page and directions to your dealership using Google Maps.
Upon registering with us, you will have most of your website all ready to go so what are you waiting for? There are many other features that you must check out on our demo website.
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Post eye-catching colorful Craigslist ads
Generate colorful Craigslist ads in a few clicks and post the automatically generated code on Craigslist post page in your region. It is very simple - just drag and drop the code on to Craigslist and there is no need to upload any images to their website. All of the vehicle information, images, links and your dealer contact information gets posted with the code you post. You can choose from many of the available color templates and layouts available or you can add your own colors to make a custom template to suit your needs. We also automatically send your entire inventory to other classifieds like Oodle.com, OLX.com etc.
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Link your website to Craigslist and Oodle etc.
Every ad posted on Craigslist and Oodle.com links to your website. When visitors on these networks view your ad and click on the images and links they are directed to your website. Your posted ads can also include links of similar vehicles (by make or model) available on your website to draw more traffic and leads. You can also view realtime statistics (read below) on how many ads are being viewed on Craigslist for your marketing projections.
Become searchable on the Internet via Google, Yahoo etc.
Keeping your inventory updated on a regular basis is a great idea however that does not mean it will become searchable on search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing and many others. We have designed the website we offer in a way that is very search engine friendly and meet the requirements and standards of todays search engines. It can help your visitors find you and your vehicles more easily by shows your website on the first search page in most cases.
Accept secure finance applications*
You can start accepting finance applications immediately after registration. When your potential customers submit an application, you receive an email notification (when enabled), assign application to a finance specialist or a sales person to be processed, print and archive the processed applications. You can accept secure finance applications to protect your customers' personal information by setting up a 256-bit encryption Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificate. Read more below on how to setup an SSL certificate.
View realtime stats of Craigslist Ads
When visitors view your ads posted on Craigslist, their activity is tracked under your dealer control panel. You can view how many ads you have posted and how many visitors have viewed your ads from the control panel. The same is true for the finance banner you can include in your Craigslist ads.
Bring traffic to your website from multiple classified networks
All ads you post on Craigslist are linked to your website. When visitors on Craigslist click on the links and vehicle images available for your ad they get directed to your website. This give you a chance to expose your entire inventory on the lot to each visitor that comes from Craigslist. The same is true for automatic ad submissions on Oodle.com network. We also submit your inventory to OLX.com.
Benefit from custom or default teaser banners
To give your website an elagant and professional look, you can enable the teaser banner slideshow on the website homepage. You can use the default teaser banners as a slideshow or upload your own banners from the control panel. These banners can simply be professional photos of exotic cars, photos of your dealership and your staff, or marketing banners like "We Offer Low Finance Rates... Oil Change Starting at $19.95!"
Add featured listings on the homepage
Show your featured vehicles on the main page of the website to give it more exposure and sell sooner.
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Automatically Ad finance banner to all Craigslist ads
Upload your own graphics banner to automatically include in each Craigslist ad you post. The banner is clickable on Craigslist and brings visitors to your finance page.
Setup your own website address with us (domain name)*
It is very easy to setup your own website address (domain name URL) like www.yourdealershipwebsite.com with us. Simply log into your dealer control panel and submet "Setup Your Website" order. Tell us your preferred website addresses and how long you want to setup your website hosting with us. You can submit multiple domain names and the first one available will be registered for your dealership. If you already have your website address registered with a third party registrar you just tell us your address and submit the hosting order to setup your website.
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Get your email server for your domain name*
You can also get an email server with us for your website domain and the best part is we setup your server using Google Mail server but with your address. Having your own email server shows you are a professional dealership to your customers and compitision. For instance, if your website address is www.yourdealership.com you can have email accounts setup for your staff like email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. You no longer have to use your hotmail, yahoo or other public domain email accounts.
Setup SSL certificate (https://) to secure customers' personal data
This gives your visitors the confidence to submit their personal information without any hesitation. When SSL certificate is setup an SSL certificate with a logo appears on the finance page and the browser status bar shows a locked symbol meaning most content of the current page is encrypted.
View Google Analytics statistics for your website
Find out where your visitors are coming from and what they are searching for using Google Analytics statistics. When you setup your website hosting with us you get a weekly email from Google Analytics with full details to show you All Traffic Sources, Visitor Overviews, and more.
Connect your website with social networks - Facebook, YouTube and Twitter
Link your website with social networking websites. From the dealer control panel, you can add links to your Facebook account, YouTube Channel and Twitter page. Your visitors can also share your website pages on the social networks using the very popular social bar called addThis that appears on most pages of your website.
Search your entire website inventory that your visitors and sales team can benefit from
Offer your visitors and your sales team the many ways to search the entire inventory from the website. The free-text inventory search is available on many pages while single click inventory search is available on the main page. Visitors can also view similar vehicles from the listing pages by make, model, year and category type.
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Print window stickers
Print window stickers for each vehicle as it hits the lot. A professional dealership always posts a window sticker inside of each vehicle on the lot to provide their walk-in customers with full details.
Print daily inventory report for you and the sales team
Keep your sales team updated about what vehicles are sold in their absence or during their days off. The sales team can print the daily updated inventory report and keep it to themselves. When they receive phone leads they know exactly what is available for that day and if there have been any changes to the pricing etc.
Create multiple users for inventory management and marketing campaigns
Delegate your dealer control panel access to your sales, finance and administrative teams. You, as a manager, may not have enough time to manage the online inventory, run marketing campaigns and resond to all the lead inquires coming from the website. You can create multiple accounts for your staff with two levels of priveledges: Manager and Salesperson
Track all leads of walk-ins, emails, phone calls received etc.
Track all leads using the integrated Lead Tracker available in your control panel. Whether the leads are walk-ins, emails, phone calls or others your sales team can log information on a regular basis to help you monitor customer traffic from various sources and to help you project your next marketing plan for sources with low traffic. If you have less traffic coming from online and more walk-ins you will know there is minimal online presence for your dealership.
Integrated customer support, FAQ and Ask a Question
Go ahead and register with us and we assure you will not be disappointed with all that Manage Auto has to offer including a full featured website at minimal or no cost. All of the services are backed by our excellent and prompt customer support. We urge you to try us and find out for yourself. You can also find many of the questions we are asked under our FAQ sections available on this website as well as a full FAQ section by logging into your dealer control panel. From there you can ask us a quick question, log a support ticket or simply view our YouTube videos for short video tutorials on how things get done!
Analyze your sales, expenses, profits and make projections
Analyze your vehicle sales, track expenses for each vehicle, calculate profit margins for each vehicle and set your prices. (This service is currently under development for no extra cost and we will update the registered dealers as soon as the testing is completed).