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  1. Getting Started on DealerRefresh

    New Additions, announcements and How to tutorials
    1. How to...use DealerRefresh
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      Wondering how to do something here on DealerRefresh? Click here for new additions, announcements and How To tutorials
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    2. Articles from the Blog
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      Recent articles from the DealerRefresh blog - don't miss out on the latest!
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      Latest: TV's NOT dead? JessicaRuth, May 13, 2015
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    1. CRM, ILM, and Desking Support & Best Practices
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      Need some help with something in your sales process? Are you having trouble with AutoBase, iMagicLab, WebControl, or some other system? Did a CRM vendor just launch something new? Post about it here.
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      Latest: BDC appointment hand off issue BHavican, May 23, 2015 at 11:12 AM
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    1. Inventory Software Support & Best Practices
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      Learn how to better display your inventory to the world. Window stickers not lining up correctly for you? Wondering how to make your car look better on Cars.com or Autotrader? Come here for vAuto, HomeNet, eCarlist, Auction123, VINSolutions, and any other Inventory aggragator or how to make better use of online merchandising.
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    1. Online Dealership Marketing Best Practices
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      Having trouble getting a video to show on your website, trying to think of a better way to setup the finance application, getting writer's block on your about us page, wondering how to make your site show on Google better - come on in!
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      Latest: Uncle Joe's Make Over Diary JoePistell, May 21, 2015 at 12:44 PM
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    2. 3rd Party Leads and Automotive Classifieds Website
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      From 3rd party leads providers like Dealix, AutoUSA, Autobytel to Online Classifieds like AutoTrader, Cars.com, eBay and even Craigslist. This is the area to talk!
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      Latest: 3rd Party Leads - Do you TRUST them? Jeff Kershner, May 21, 2015 at 10:43 PM
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    3. Marketing Gripes
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      Are you upset about the way a particular package is billed with your site host? Can't stand the fact that your manufacturer is making you use a particular site hosting company? There is power in numbers!
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    1. Service Scheduling, Parts & Accessories
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      Service Scheduling, Parts Ordering, growing aftermarket sales. This is such an afterthought in most dealerships! It is time this portion of the industry had a stronger voice! Get your learning done here.
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      Latest: Inspection Sheets Bobby Ray, Mar 30, 2015
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    2. Fixed Operations Gripes
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      Let's air all the dirty laundry out - why should a sales guy care about those dudes in the back? Why should the Internet Manager put their specials up? Why should the sales department be encouraging them to get on board?
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      Latest: Are you paid on Service? yagoparamo, Aug 28, 2014
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    1. ADP DMS
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      ADP w.e.b.Suite1000 - ADP Drive - Customer/Peer Support forum for Dealers on ADP DMS. Share your issues, tips and best practices when using ADP Dealer Management Systems.
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    2. Reynolds and Reynolds
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      Reynolds and Reynolds - ReyRey.com - my.reyrey.com - Customer/Peer Support for Dealers on Reynolds DMS. Share your issues, tips and best practices when using ReyRey Dealer Management System.
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    3. Arkona / DealerTrack DMS
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      Arkona now owned by DealerTrack. Full Web based DMS. Many dealers are switching to sale money but is it worth it? Share your issues, tips and best practices when using Arkona Dealer Management System.
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      Latest: "Power Post" Jeff Kershner, Oct 25, 2014
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    4. Other DMS
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      Other Dealer Management Systems autosoft, auto/mate, incadea and others.
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    1. Software - SaaS
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      Operating systems (Microsoft / Apple) , email, calendars, cloud services, and more… This is your forum to discuss software at the dealership.
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    2. Hardware
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      P.C.s, Devices, Smartphones, Servers, Printers, Copiers and more… This is your forum to discuss hardware at the dealership.
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      Latest: Dealership Phone Systems craigh, Jan 10, 2015
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  2. Industry News & Other Stuff

    Found something that's newsworthy or have a question? Post it here.
    1. Industry News, Resources, Webinars & Leadership
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      Something in the News you would like to discuss? Offering a FREE webinar or training conference? Maybe a question around leadership - Post it here!
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      Latest: CA Dealer Group Sues TrueCar yagoparamo, May 22, 2015 at 11:18 AM
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    2. Automotive Products not listed here
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      Have a question or do you want to talk about something new or industry software/service that's not yet listed here? If it isn't listed above, post it here.
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    3. Latest Tech Products & Service (Non-Automotive)
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      Did you just find the coolest new product or gadget you can use at work or home? What's the latest and coolest App? Got a YouTube question? Post it here!
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      Latest: General Motors and SIEM Kelly Wilson, Jun 24, 2014
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    4. Off-Topic
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      Go to town. Just be sure to abide by the DealerRefresh rules (no porn, religion, or spamming are the 3 biggies).
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      Latest: Put $20 here 1to1News, May 18, 2015 at 7:58 PM
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  3. Jobs

    FREE job postings for dealers and industry services. Take advantage!
    1. Automotive Industry Jobs Classifieds
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      Industry vendors, dealers and manufacturers..have a job/position to fill? Post it here for FREE!!
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      Latest: Ford Truck Salesperson FionaMHS, May 15, 2015
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    2. I'm available to hire!
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      Post here when you're looking for a new job. Be sure to say enough about yourself to get you noticed and also remember to add your contact information.
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