Listing Upgrades – Staging

Ensure Primary Placement, Drive Visibility & Extend the Market Reach of Your Inventory Listings

Whether you’re looking to amplify your marketplace presence with higher placement, expand your visibility or extend your geographic reach to attract interest to your inventory listings on AutoTrader.ca from our out-of-market car shoppers, our Listing Upgrade portfolio is sure to have the solution to support your dealership’s strategy and goals.

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Key Benefits of Listing Upgrades

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PLACEMENT

Prominent placement drives better results – choose from the dominant position in the SRP or have your inventory listings rank in the “Priority Listings” section to outpace your competitors

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VISIBILITY

Gain higher levels of visibility and attract more car shoppers s to your Vehicle Detail Pages (VDPs) ultimately increasing conversion from VDPs by intensifying your presence on the marketplace

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REACH

Promote your inventory beyond your local market to increase your chances of reaching the right buyer, especially for unique or in-demand pieces of inventory

PLACEMENT

Outrank Your Competitors by Owning the
Top Positions on the Search Results Page (SRP)

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Top Spot

Dominate The Search Results In Your Local Market

Top Spot is our most powerful Listing Upgrade offering that allows you to instantly rise above the competition by placing your inventory listings in the very first position of the Search Results Page (SRP). With an increased sized listing and photos, you’ll be sure to stand out from the crowd.

Be prepared to sell your vehicles faster than ever!

DID YOU KNOW?

Car shoppers click on the top listing position of the Search Results Page (SRP) vs. lower ranked placements at a ratio of 5 to 1.1

WHEN IS IT BEST TO HARNESS THE POWER OF TOP SPOT

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High-margin vehicles that you need to sell faster

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In-demand inventory with a market supply surplus, where it’s tough for your listing to stand out

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New or used vehicles within your inventory

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Flagship model to drive traffic to your lot

VISIBILITY

Increase Prominence of Your Marketplace Listings
to Remain Top of Mind with Car Shoppers

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Priority Listings Max

Stand Out From The Crowd On Desktop And Mobile Platforms

Get your inventory featured in the priority listings section on dual platforms for even more reach on the marketplace, making it easier for shoppers to find your inventory.

DID YOU KNOW?

Priority Listings MAX generates up to 4X more VDP views vs. organic ads.2

KEY BENEFITS OF PRIORITY LISTINGS MAX

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Be in front of shoppers on any device they shop from (desktop, mobile web and mobile apps)

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List your vehicles in the “Priority Listings” section to maximize inventory exposure

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Make it easier for car shoppers to find your inventory, the second they conduct a search

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Leverage with aging inventory to drive more visibility for those units

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Boost

Promote Your Entire Inventory To Maintain A Continuous Flow Of Car Shoppers Engaging With Your Listings

Outperform your competitors by placing your inventory in the most dominant positions of the Search Results Page (SRP), above organic placements. Boost takes your Marketplace presence to the next level by providing your inventory increased visibility across desktop, mobile web and mobile apps. Your inventory will be promoted based on user search criteria through both “boosted” and organic ads.

KEY BENEFITS OF BOOST

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Attract both mobile and desktop shoppers with a single Listing Upgrade

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Broaden opportunity to feature your ads, front and center, to in-market car shoppers

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“Boosted” ads align to specific consumer search criteria

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One solution to promote your entire inventory

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It’s Proven — Photos Drive Engagement and Conversion!

It’s widely known that well merchandised inventory moves! Highlight Listings feature an image carousel embedded directly to the Search Results Page (SRP) to corral the interest of car shoppers and set your AutoTrader.ca inventory listings apart from your competitors.

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REACH

Extend the Reach of Your Listings Outside of Your Local Market
to Attract Car Shoppers Willing to Go the Extra Mile for the Right Car

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Market Extension

Extend The Geographic Reach Of Your Inventory Listings

Market Extension extends your reach and exposure outside of your local market and promotes your unique and in-demand inventory listings within the top of the AutoTrader.ca Search Results Page (SRP).

Visibility and transparency into the distance between the car shopper and your dealership is provided upfront, directly from the SRP, with a “From Areas You Might Also Consider” flag applied above Market Extension listings, in addition to the exact range to your store’s location, to drive only the most serious car shoppers to your Vehicle Detail Pages (VDPs).

DID YOU KNOW?

42% of car shoppers are willing to travel further for a vehicle.3

KEY BENEFITS OF MARKET EXTENSION

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Eliminate geographical constraints and create an opportunity to promote your inventory to car shoppers looking to complete more stages of the vehicle purchase process online

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Dealership distance provides full visibility and transparency to car shoppers while increasing the probability of conversion from Vehicle Detail Page (VDP) visits

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Drive additional eyeballs to your high demand and/or unique inventory to car shoppers outside of your immediate market

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Gain Placement in The Priority Listings Section

Our variety of Priority Listings are each designed to help you get as much exposure, reach or visibility as you desire, within the Priority Listings section on the AutoTrader.ca Search Results Page (SRP). With three different types of Priority Listings, you may find certain offerings better align to your inventory mix to target the right buyer for unique or special vehicles.

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Target shoppers within your region

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Attract shoppers across your province and another province of your choice

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Reach shoppers coast to coast

(1)Source: AutoTrader.ca Data Warehouse, VDP Distribution by Position, 2021. (2)Source: AutoTrader.ca Data Warehouse, 2022. (3)Source: AutoTrader.ca Microchip Shortage Impact Research, June 2021.

LOOKING FOR LISTING UPGRADES THAT ARE A RIGHT FIT FOR YOUR INVENTORY MIX?

Get in touch with one of our advisors to discuss the Listing Upgrades that will help you achieve
your goals based on your strategy and inventory mix!