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Rate Your Vendors and Win!

Researching solutions for your dealership can be a time-consuming process. At DrivingSales, we offer the industry’s only vendor ratings system designed to assist dealers in selecting solutions for their dealerships. The annual DrivingSales Vendor Rating Awards are given out annually at the NADA convention. These awards are YOUR awards. YOU decide who wins. Help us insure that the awards go to deserving companies that truly offer outstanding and effective solutions to their dealer clients. 

We want your reviews – good and bad – but most importantly, honest.

Here are samples of some category leaders. Are these rankings accurate in your opinion?

  •   Websites
  1. Dealer eProcess
  2. Nexteppe
  3. Dealer.com
  • New Car Leads:
  1. Dealix
  2. Autobytel
  3. AutoUSA
  4. Cars.com
  • Used Car Leads:
  1. AutoTrader
  2. Dealix
  3. Cars.com
  • DMS:
  1. Reynolds
  2. Dealertrack
  •  Inventory Pricing:
  1. VAuto
  2. DealerTrack
  3. VINSolutions

These are just a few of the many categories and companies we have available for you to rate. Make your voice heard and reward the vendors who deserve it.

This year, we’re giving away an (1) Apple iPad and (2) $100 Amazon.com gift cards to 3 lucky dealer users who leave reviews for their vendors on DrivingSales and then tweet about it.

For your chance to win, just take the DrivingSales Vendor Rating Survey and leave ratings for at least 3 vendors. Once you’ve completed the survey, tweet out the following:

I just rated my vendors on @DrivingSales. Have you rated your vendors yet? http://ow.ly/3pFHd #drivingsales

Here are the rules:

  1. Ratings must be left between 12/15/10 and 12/31/10. Drawing will be held on New Year’s Day, 2011
  2. Participant must be an actual dealership user of the product – past or present.
  3. Valid contact information must be included for us to verify the ratings. Your review is anonymous and contact info is only used for verification purposes and ratings must be verified to be eligible for the drawing.
  4. Minimum of 3 vendor ratings must be left to qualify for the drawing.
  5. Participant must tweet the above phrase in addition to completing the rating certification to qualify for the drawing.
  6. Prizes are limited to 1 winner per dealership. Employees and families of DrivingSales are not eligible. Vendors are not eligible to win.

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