Pixlr

The True Vendor Difference:
More than 600 effects, overlays, and borders to personalize any image, free! Pixlr Express is a fun and free photo editor that lets you quickly crop, re-size, and fix any picture, remove red-eye, and whiten teeth. Available for free online.

Product Highlights

  • Easy photograph retouching
  • Free
  • Available on any computer

Contact Pixlr

Website: http://pixlr.com/

Software Checklist

Skill Level: Basic
Updates: As Needed
Training: No
Available for Download: No

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Adobe Photoshop

The True Vendor Difference:
A True staple in any graphic designer’s arsenal. Just about every creative digital project has Photoshop CC at its core. The world’s most advanced image editing app lets you enhance, retouch, and manipulate photographs and other images in any way you can imagine. The perk of Photoshop is that the software is deisgned to be as easy or as complex as you need it to be, it’s great for any projects.

Products/Services Offered

  • Easy photograph retouching
  • Complex 3D capabilities
  • Put together simple ads

Contact Adobe Photoshop

Website: http://www.adobe.com/

Vendor Checklist

Skill Level: Basic – Advance
Updates: Bi-Annually
Training: Online Courses
Available for Download: Yes

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AAX

The True Vendor Difference:
Evaluate and analyze true market and wholesale data, previous sales history and transaction detail. Instantly see if a vehicle is Core+, Core-, Non-Core or a Sell vehicle based on sales performance and market demand. It’s everything you need to make smarter, more informed inventory decisions.

Our new TrueScore functionality provides powerful scoring recommendations based on market demand and real sales transaction data to help you appraise vehicles and make intelligent buying decisions.

Products/Services Offered

  • Stock the right mix of vehicles based on transactional data specific to each dealership and region.
  • Make better informed buy and sell decisions with integrated book values and Manheim Reports.
  • Identify core vehicles and how to maximize profitability on all used vehicle inventory.

Contact AAX

Website: https://www.dealertrack.com

Vendor Checklist

Service Area: North America
Established: 2001
Vendor Relations: No
Offer Training: No
Headquarters: –

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vAuto

The True Vendor Difference:
vAuto’s Provision® keeps top dealers ahead in today’s competitive used-vehicle market. It’s the industry’s only software suite built specifically to bring the Velocity Method of Management™ to life for your dealership — generating faster turn rates and greater profits.

Products/Services Offered

  • Price every vehicle on your lot to maximize your search hits
  • Keep your online inventory as sharp as your showroom with the Merchandising and display tool
  • The Provisioning tool gives you a real-time view of the vehicles with the most potential in your live market

Contact vAuto

Website: http://www.vauto.com/

Vendor Checklist

Service Area: North America
Established: 2005
Vendor Relations: No
Offer Training: Yes
Headquarters: Illinois

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Redline Advantage

The True Vendor Difference:
Homenet’s IOL Pro helps you easily duplicate the same emotional call-to-action, used in traditional marketing, in the online environment turning your “Online Inventory” into powerful “Online Marketing.” Forty-one of the top fifty volume dealership groups use IOL Pro by Homenet recreating that “on the lot” experience in their online marketing channels.

Products/Services Offered

  • Manage all of your online inventory from one centralized location
  • Create emotional advertisements for every vehicle on your lot
  • Multimedia upgrades include video presentations
    and 360° Walk-A-Round

Contact Redline Advantage

Website: http://www.redlineadvantage.com

Vendor Checklist

Service Area: North America
Established: 2001
Vendor Relations: Yes
Offer Training: No
Headquarters: New Jersey

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Vin Solutions

The True Vendor Difference:
Managing your automotive inventory online has never been easier.
VinSolutions is an industry leading provider of inventory related software solutions.

Products/Services Offered

  • Industry leading VinManager™ online Inventory Management
  • Robust Pricing Analysis tool including market pricing, KBB, NADA, and Black Book
  • Hundreds of Internet Classified partners

Contact Vin Solutions

Website: http://www.vinsolutions.com/

Vendor Checklist

Service Area: North America
Established: 2006
Vendor Relations: No
Offer Training: Yes
Headquarters: California

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Liquid Motors

The True Vendor Difference:
Accuracy, timeliness and site specific content builds consumer trust and confidence. Use of the Liquid Motors AccuData Inventory Management solution will result in faster listing of vehicles, higher page views of your vehicles, and more Internet leads. Enhance your inventory for greater exposure and customer response.
All-inclusive digital marketing platform – one place to train and one company to call
Consolidate inventory data from multiple sources
Checks and balances to ensure inventory accuracy and completeness
Filters, controls and preferences for customization to each Internet destination
Distribute inventory to many different destinations with validation for accuracy

Products/Services Offered

  • Automated Description Builder
  • Dynamic Photo Compositions
  • Window Stickers

Contact Liquid Motors

Website: http://www.liquidmotors.com/

Vendor Checklist

Service Area: North America
Established: 2002
Vendor Relations: No
Offer Training: Yes
Headquarters: Texas

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Home Net Automotive

The True Vendor Difference:There are so many details about your inventory that you want consumers to see, but don’t have the time or bandwidth to keep your merchandising consistent and updated across all consumer touch points. HomeNet helps dealers solve this challenge with our Inventory Online solution (IOL).

IOL is an Automotive Inventory Management tool that easily integrates into and streamlines the existing sales process of your dealership and effortlessly creates engaging display ads for every car on your lot. Expertly formatted content highlighting each vehicle’s features is automatically distributed to dealer and OEM websites, online classifieds and third party sites.

Products/Services Offered

  • Natural VIN Integration
  • Car Normalization
  • Automatic Distribution

Contact Home Net Automotive

Website: http://www.homenetauto.com

Vendor Checklist

Service Area: North America
Established: 2001
Vendor Relations: No
Offer Training: No
Headquarters: Pennsylvania

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DealerTrack+ Inventory

The True Vendor Difference: Inventory+ provides you multiple ways to import inventory. Whether you require a feed from a 3rd-party dealer service vendor, integration with your legacy DMS, or you enter your vehicles manually, we have attempted to make the process as painless and intuitive as possible. Inventory+ imports your inventory from 3rd-party vendors, legacy DMS, manual input, photo and video uploads, and text file and spreadsheet uploads into our inventory management software. Your vehicles are then distributed to all of the major vehicle sites, including ebay motors, cars.com, autotrader.com, aol autos, ove.com, google, google base, and craigslist, enabling your inventory to reach the largest number of customers.

Products/Services Offered

  • DMS Polling
  • VIN Explosion
  • Window Stickers

Contact DealerTrack+

Website: http://inventoryplus.dealertrack.com

Vendor Checklist

Service Area: North America
Established: 2001
Vendor Relations: No
Offer Training: Yes
Headquarters: Texas

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Dominion’s Dealer Specialties

The True Vendor Difference: Your inventory is a critical marketing element that puts you in front of potential prospects and customers. In fact, promoting the right vehicle at the right price with the right message is critical to the success of your automotive dealership. Dominion’s Inventory Solution, delivered by Dealer Specialties, was introduced to dealerships 25 years ago. Today, Dominion’s robust suite of Inventory products and services enable auto dealers to take complete control of their inventory. From photo collection, window stickers, and online merchandising, to inventory pricing, stocking, sourcing, and appraisal, today’s automotive dealership can enjoy complete inventory management.

Products/Services Offered

  • Lot Detection
  • Vin Decoding
  • Photo Optimization

Contact Dominion’s Dealer Specialties

Website: http://www.drivedominion.com/

Vendor Checklist

Service Area: North America
Established: 2006
Vendor Relations: No
Offer Training: Yes
Headquarters: Virginia

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