Autosoft Certifies Auction123 Vehicle Inventory Solutions for Integration With Autosoft’s Dealer Management System

NEWS RELEASE

Integration Provides Automotive Retailers Seamless Connection Between Autosoft DMS and Auction123’s Inventory Management Solutions 

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa., Aug. 5, 2016 – Autosoft, Inc., a leading national dealer management system (DMS) provider, announced that Auction123 has completed the certification process for integration as an Autosoft Connect program partner.

Auction123 offers award-winning inventory management, Internet marketing, and dealer website solutions, providing fully automated tools for publishing and selling inventory on Craigslist, Facebook, and over 400 online marketplaces. As an eBay Preferred Solution Provider, Auction123 supplies advanced tools for generating leads, managing listings, and selling inventory on eBay.

When dealerships using Autosoft DMS choose Auction123 as their preferred inventory management provider, Auction123 seamlessly pulls information from the DMS to the dealer’s Auction123 account. Dealers can then utilize Auction123’s mobile application to wirelessly upload images. Within the web-based inventory management system, dealers can enter descriptions, edit images, apply watermarks, modify vehicle data, print window stickers and buyers’ guides, and perform any tasks needed to get the inventory ready to be published online.

“We are delighted to have Auction123 as a partner in our Connect program, giving Autosoft customers a broader choice of integrated solutions that help them manage their business,” said Dale Novotniak, a product manager at Autosoft.

Automotive dealerships who are looking for more information on Auction123’s inventory management and online marketing solutions are encouraged to contact Auction123 at 888.514.0123 or Sales@Auction123.com.

Auction123 Named the Gold Award Winner in the 2016 Dealers’ Choice Awards

Thank you to all who nominated and voted for Auction123 as your favorite Online Inventory Listing Management provider! We are extremely honored to be named as a 7 time category winner in the Dealers’ Choice Awards.

NEWS RELEASE

Auction123, the leading provider of inventory marketing solutions for dealerships of all vehicle categories, is honored to be the recipient of the Gold Award for Best Online Inventory Management Provider in Auto Dealer Monthly’s 2016 Dealers’ Choice Awards. This marks the seventh year Auction123 has been recognized in these awards.

The winners of the 12 annual Dealers’ Choice Awards will be announced in the upcoming July issue of Auto Dealer Today magazine. The awards are based on a comprehensive survey that allowed dealers and dealership personnel to recognize their favorite vendors, suppliers, and finance companies in 34 categories. Thousands of dealers from across the nation take part in the voting, scoring their providers on the product or service itself, customer support and service, overall value, and whether they would recommend the company to another dealer.

 

“This year’s winners include Dealers’ Choice Awards regulars as well as a number of new companies that have emerged as major players in a variety of categories,” said David Gesualdo, publisher of Auto Dealer Today and F&I and Showroom magazines. “But they all have one thing in common: They have earned the loyalty and praise of dealers, and they deserve our congratulations.”

“We are extremely grateful to our loyal clients who took the time to vote for Auction123 in this year’s Dealers’ Choice Awards”, said Ray Basha, C.E.O of Auction123, Inc. “Our main focus has always been to provide dealers with the most innovative tools coupled with superior customer service. Being recognized as a 7 time category winner is a huge honor and confirms that we are living up to our goal to offer the best possible inventory marketing solutions.”

For more information on Auction123’s products and services, visit http://auction123.com or call (888) 514-0123.

Fully Automated Craigslist Posting Application

Auction123’s Hands-Free Application:
Automatically Lists and Manages Your Craigslist Postings

Auction123 Fully Automated Craigslist Posting Application

The Auction123 Craigslist Application offers a fully automated process for listing and maintaining your inventory live on Craigslist. Dealers participating in this program have been reporting a large increase in inbound calls, walk-ins, and sales!

Through a series of filters and settings, you can determine which inventory should be eligible to go live on Craigslist. Let us know your store’s monthly Craigslist budget, and the application will automatically list your vehicles during the days and time range you want! Furthermore, the application eliminates the need to pre-purchase postings from Craigslist or manually enter your credit card information for each posting. Simply enter your credit card information into the application stored on your PC, and your posting fees will be automatically charged to your card.

Eye-catching ads are created using your images, vehicle data, and descriptions. Each posting displays multiple calls to action for interested shoppers to contact you about your vehicle. We also include a link to a complete vehicle details page along with a website showroom displaying your entire inventory.

As pricing and vehicle data changes, the application can revise your live ads automatically. Additionally, choose if you want to repost live ads on a set schedule or elect to have the process end your postings as your vehicles are sold.

Get Started Today!

Call: (888) 514-0123, Option 3
Email: Sales@Auction123.com
Visit: http://auction123.com

 

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Win an Amazon Fire HD 7! Voting for the Dealers’ Choice Awards Ends April 15th

Voting is open for the 2016 Dealers’ Choice Awards! This marks the 12th year for the Dealers’ Choice Awards. YOU have the power to recognize the most highly regarded vendors, suppliers, and finance companies in the industry as these awards are determined by your vote, and the votes submitted by dealers across the country.

Please take a minute to vote for Auction123. We’ve been fortunate to have our dealers vote us as the BEST Listing Management Service for 6 years!

ONLINE INVENTORY LISTING MANAGEMENT (Question #12)

Click on the link to vote: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/adtdc2016

By completing at least five categories, you will be entered into a drawing to win one of two Amazon Fire HD 7 tablet computers!

Survey submission ends on 4/15/16 and the contest winners for the Amazon Fire HD 7s will be determined by Auto Dealer Monthly via a random drawing on 5/18/16.

Adding Global Videos to Your Auction123 Template

You can now add videos to the Auction123 system that will appear globally in your Auction123 VDPs and eBay templates. Once added, you can then update your template to position the new global video wherever you want it displayed. This feature is especially useful when you have a dealership commercial or marketing video you would like included in all of your listings. This update also lets you display multiple videos within your Auction123 template.

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To add a global video:

  • Click on Account Settings under the Preferences section in the left-hand navigation menu.
  • Click on the Video tab.
  • Enter the YouTube Video ID or paste the entire YouTube video URL, then click Save. Continue this process if you want to display multiple global videos in your template.
    adding global video to Auction123
  • Under the Preferences section of the left-hand navigation menu, click Template.
  • Click on Widgets in the top menu, select the Additional tab, and locate the Video module.
  • Drag the Video module to where you would like your Global video to display in your template.
  • Hover your mouse over the video module you just placed and click on the pencil icon. From here select in the drop down the global video you would like displayed in this section.
    • Note: Leaving the dropdown set to “Default” will display a the vehicle specific video. If there is no vehicle specific video, the video module will not display in the template.
  • Once you have added your Global video, repeat the process to add any additional global videos.
  • Be sure to include a Video module set to Default in the event your inventory ever has a vehicle specific video.

 

Adding vehicle specific videos to your inventory in the Auction123 system is a breeze! For a refresher on how to do this, review our blog post here: https://blog.auction123.com/2015/07/30/updated-process-adding-your-youtube-video-to-auction123/