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I received a phone call from a company that said they have ways of posting all of your inventory everyday to Craigslist in multiple locations. Has anyone used a company like this? Are they any good?
Apr 8, 2011
Some can be but many are routinely flagged by Craigslist. IThe best success I have had is with a Company called Blue Sky Marketing. They actually dob it right in my opinion. I'll dig through my stuff and e-you a contact.
Thanks. I checked out their website, but they don't have any example listings. Our Craigslist listings look pretty good with the HomeNet tool we use.
Apr 9, 2011
I have tried putting all of my inventory on CL in the past and didn't have much success. I have now just focused on the $10k and under cars and that seems to be working. We have a tool in the back of our website manager that generates code and it looks like it you are on our website when looking at our listing.
Cargigi does a great craigslist posting job, I work with Darrell at 949-680-4510, if you have any questions call me.ThanksGreg 541-944-7377
We've recommended various companies over the past 1-2 years. The best we've seen so far concentrating on Craigslist is CarGigi. The feedback from the dealers using it is 100% positive whether they're our clients or not. Yes, we do call to check vendors we recommend....
Apr 10, 2011
CarGigi,Homenet,Bluesky, are great companys and there is onr company out that can post 100% of your inventory , if you want to chance playing with Craigslist rules,I do have Bluesky as one of our products if you would like more info. Your asking Craiglist Posting and I ahve some Dealers that really love AutoBookNow.Why? AutoBookNow will list Your New and Used cars and my dealers are getting great ROI.Here is a example https://www.autobooknow.com/car/used-2009-toyota-tundra/5TFRT54139X029169Autobook Now the only Facebook AUTOMATED lead generating software in the world.With Autobook Now you have to do nothing. REALLY! NOTHING! It's not too goodto be true. Download the software and click one time to turn it on. Autobook willdistribute your entire new and used car inventories on all of the majorlyviewed websites in your market area. It's that simple!Imagine your new and used car inventories advertised at least 2500 times per month across major websites like Facebook Ad Campaigns,Google Ad Words,Banner ads, MSN, Bing, AOL, Yahoo, Custom SEO Landing Pages and many more! These Top sites boast over 50 MILLION unique visitors each month.My dealers love it because it comes with a 100% money back guarantee!What ever you decide Good Luck and may the car gods be with you!
Apr 11, 2011
Steve,If your happy with your Homenet results (a Cargigi re-seller I believe) simply buy a second market from them. It would be cheaper and give all your postings the same "Branded" feel.
So true Bryan, And if you really want to take it to a higher level add the Dealer Centric Program to it.It should get you 65 to 75 pre-approved apps to your store.Here is an example just click on the get pre-approved in seconds link, http://houston.craigslist.org/ctd/2319349662.htmlAlso take a look at Longo Toyota web site. http://www.longotoyota.com/financing/application.htm?vehicleId=17d3a5120a0a000200f42d53b079209aThe best part is it to comes with a 60day performance guarantee!cost 299/mo and can be added to Craiglist, Car.com,Autotrader and all your your 3rd party sites.I think the key to really doing well on craigslist is to do what everyone else is not doing.I even set up all my dealers up with mynegotiation.com for a free 30 day trial, This dealer's site has a simple explanation of what we do and it may be something you can use also for Craiglist, Car.com,and Autotrader.On the home page - you will see a slide show below the main picture titled - A New Way To BuyIf you click on that slide show - it opens an explanation for the customer.Home page: http://www.i95toyota.com/index.htmNegotiate Online explanation: http://www.i95toyota.com/negotiate-online---a-new-way-to-buy.htmHope this helps Call me for a free consulation, Just some great Ideas that you might like for your Dealership.
Cargigi is 100 percent a full service posting company for your entire pre-owned inventory on Craigslist. We can also drive traffic to your Facebook page and load your entire inventory. Click on the vehicle and see the video on the Facebook page. http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/ctd/2319864785.html Here is a link to watch a 4 minute presentation on what CARgigi services will do to help to sell more of your Pre-owned inventory along with information on how we post your vehicles. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKtSpvQzvVk&feature=player_embedded#at=36 CARgigi is a full service online, exclusive lead generating company that professionally publishes & markets your entire Pre-owned inventory on Craigslist, and Backpage. We currently are an Approved Vendor for the Penske Automotive Group, 200 AutoNation Dealers, the Van Tuyl Group, Sonic Automotive, 56 Lithia Dealers,Galpin Ford (Largest Ford Dealership), Longo Toyota, Planet Dealerships, and over 3100 Dealerships Nationwide with a 90% Retention Rate.Galpin Ford has quoted us as being "Dollar for Dollar, the best marketing tool they use." AutoNation has increased the number of dealerships from 20 to now include all of their dealerships with us since we had started outperforming Autotrader!• Inside the porting we add custom banners with different messages targeting what the dealer tells us: Incentives, a sale, a giveaway, etc. We link the banners to anything you want: home page, inventory page (used, or certified). • We add custom links to the top of your banner, i.e. "Click here for our entire pre-owned inventory, Trade in Appraisal Tab, or Quick Application." • We add an email form to avoid spam from Craig's List users. We tend to get pretty high qualified leads from these.• Over 25 different templates are used and mixed. We like to make the ads look different and provide Craig's List customers with a good experience. Everything is text in the ad making it extremely searchable. Our full service program provides you with the ability for us to publish your entire pre-owned inventory 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for only $399.00 dollars a month, Full service, no set up fees, no contracts on a month to month basis! We also offer additional areas on Craigslist for $299 per market. Remember, "to be successful the tough think of ways to make money and the competition just tries to keep the doors open." Please either call or email me so I can get you the simple agreement to get you up live and posting.Sincerely,Darrell FlemingSr.Account ExecutiveTel: (888) 677-2820 ext.4510 Direct: (949) 680-4510Cell: (949) 606-3400Fax: (949) 425-3676http://www.CargigiAutos.com877-530-5750
Apr 12, 2011