2021 Dealership Resources: Auto Inventory Challenges

Learn how to adapt to and overcome auto inventory challenges with these tools and resources designed for auto dealers. Explore checklists, guides, and articles to help you acquire more pre-owned inventory and find the right buyers for the vehicles you have on your lot.

  • Working the Drive 101: How to Maximize Service-to-Sales Revenue

    Working the Drive 101: How to Maximize Service-to-Sales Revenue

    Discover the Mastermind guide to maximize service-to-sales revenue for your dealership by driving sales, acquiring inventory, and retaining customers.

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  • How to Maximize the Dealership BDC in 2022

    How to Maximize the Dealership BDC in 2022

    Learn tips to maximize profitability of the dealership with dealer BDC solutions such as supporting service drive, pre-owned acquisition and loyalty efforts.

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  • Identify and Acquire Inventory For Your Lot

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  • Strategic Staffing Checklist for Dealerships in 2022

    Strategic Staffing Checklist for Dealerships in 2022

    Discover how to build an efficient dealership team with this guide to recognize when the team needs to grow & standardize the recruiting/onboarding processes.

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  • 3 Tips to Grow Your Portfolio with Conquest Marketing

    3 Tips to Grow Your Portfolio with Conquest Marketing

    Discover how to grow your dealership portfolio with conquest marketing by taking advantage of diminished loyalty, using data in your service drive, Certified Pre-Owned opportunities, and more.

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  • 3-Step Guide for Dealership F&I Success Amid Inventory Shortages

    3-Step Guide for Dealership F&I Success Amid Inventory Shortages

    Discover the 3-Step Guide for Dealership F&I (Finance & Insurance) Success for tips to optimize your efforts, personalize sales, and communicate effectively amid inventory shortages.

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  • State of Automotive Inventory Fact Sheet

    State of Automotive Inventory Fact Sheet

    The best auto dealers are the ones that can effectively strategize and adapt to challenges by looking at the numbers. Equip your business to succeed with this Auto Industry Fact Sheet.

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  • Maintain Proactive Communication with Your Existing Customers1:21

    Maintain Proactive Communication with Your Existing Customers

    Watch this quick video to learn how Mastermind can help you identify critical opportunities within an easy-to-use dashboard that helps you start conversations early and prevents defection.

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  • Acquire Vehicles from Untapped Sources in Your Own Backyard1:07

    Acquire Vehicles from Untapped Sources in Your Own Backyard

    Watch this quick video to learn more about how Mastermind utilizes consumer and household data to mine your conquest market.

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  • Drive More Traffic to Your Service Drive1:03

    Drive More Traffic to Your Service Drive

    Watch this video to learn how Mastermind can help you stay top of mind with prospects servicing with you, and ultimately nurture them into a service-to-sales conversion when they are ready to buy.

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  • 3 F&I Strategies for Success During Inventory Shortages

    3 F&I Strategies for Success During Inventory Shortages

    Learn how dealers can maximize their F&I efforts amid inventory shortages to increase revenue, drive used vehicle acquisitions & support customer retention.

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  • How Dealers Are Cracking the Code on Inventory Challenges

    How Dealers Are Cracking the Code on Inventory Challenges

    Explore best practices and tips from auto dealers on how to continue selling, marketing and acquiring vehicles even amid inventory challenges.

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  • Dealership Templates for Customer Communication Amid Inventory Shortages

    Dealership Templates for Customer Communication Amid Inventory Shortages

    Even during vehicle inventory shortages, auto dealerships must stay in touch with customers. Stay in consistent contact with your customers using these professionally crafted email and call scripts.

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  • Reimagining Dealership Year-End Sales Events in 2021

    Reimagining Dealership Year-End Sales Events in 2021

    Discover best practices for dealership holiday sales events in 2021 amid inventory challenges including changing marketing strategies, events, and messaging.

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  • Crack the Code on Selling Acquiring and Marketing During an Inventory Crisis: Dealership Playbook

    Crack the Code on Selling Acquiring and Marketing During an Inventory Crisis: Dealership Playbook

    Discover how to navigate dealership challenges with this ebook on data-driven approaches to car sales, customer acquisition, and dealership marketing.

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  • Crack the Code: Selling, Acquiring & Marketing During an Inventory Crisis – Dealer Panel Discussion46:12

    Crack the Code: Selling, Acquiring & Marketing During an Inventory Crisis – Dealer Panel Discussion

    Check out the insightful dealer panel discussion to learn how you can crack the code on inventory challenges in your dealership today.

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  • 30-Question Quiz for Maximizing Revenue in the Service Drive

    30-Question Quiz for Maximizing Revenue in the Service Drive

    Take this quiz to determine if you are fully prepared to maximize the value of your service drive in 2022! In 30 questions you will discover where to improve your efforts to generate more revenue.

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  • Crack the Code: Selling, Acquiring & Marketing During an Inventory Crisis - Workshop Recording45:57

    Crack the Code: Selling, Acquiring & Marketing During an Inventory Crisis - Workshop Recording

    Did you miss our Crack the Code: Selling, Acquiring & Marketing During an Inventory Crisis virtual workshop? Check out the recording to learn how you can crack the code on inventory challenges.

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  • Acquire More Pre-Owned Inventory with Mastermind0:58

    Acquire More Pre-Owned Inventory with Mastermind

    Mastermind targets customers who either bought a vehicle from you or had their car serviced with you, and who are more likely to trade in their current car.

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  • Dealership Guide: Customer Communication Amid Inventory Shortages

    Dealership Guide: Customer Communication Amid Inventory Shortages

    Looking to overcome inventory challenges? Acquire more inventory, engage loyal customers, and drive more traffic to your service drive using the power of data through automotiveMastermind.

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  • 3 Important Trends Shaping Future Customer Car Buying Behaviors in 2022

    3 Important Trends Shaping Future Customer Car Buying Behaviors in 2022

    Explore the 3 trends that are changing how customers are buying vehicles this year to allow dealerships to find opportunities in their markets.

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