Autopten.com is a car search engine with headquarters and focused in the United States, USA auto market, which started in 2006 with the idea of publishing a printed magazine with the 10 cheapest cars of every used small car dealer in the state, but because of the recession along with the low budget of those days, we decided to do it online nationwide. Today, more than 5 five years after, our goal remains: find and publish cheap used cars with the mission to meet three objectives:
What we do and how do it?
We promote the vehicles that we think are the best offers for our users according to our research stats of what kind of vehicles are they are looking for online and finally on our site. We promote these vehicles on our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, etc) and also through our RSS Feed where our subscriptors receive almost every day the latest updates and best car deals published. When you signs up with usas a car dealer, you are free to upload up to 60 vehicles under your own responsibility and criteria, however, when you sign up at Autopten.com, you are also giving us the authorization to use your online inventory to promote it in our own way which consist of creating ads that besides the price, year, model, type and features of the vehicle also offer some extra information about the positive aspects and reviews of the vehicle and why it would be a good purchase, always bearing in mind our final goal which is to get you in touch with the buyer to finally you can achieves the sale. You as a dealer, are in charge of deleting the vehicles that are already sold or you can also opt to leave them marked 'as sold', so that our users can see your other deals and what are the averages prices you manage on your inventory. This is a suggestion we give to the our dealer members before they delete a vehicle.
How much does it cost?
Nothing. Zero. The service is 100% free for both private owners and dealers.
What is our target?
We've been helping private car owners and dealers to sell their most economy cars since 2006 and we'd love to keeping doint it and publishing on our search engine all the cars for sale of as many USA car dealer as we can, but, bearing in mind, only from small dealers that usually tend to have on their lots used cars for sale and priced for under $5000 and under $10000 mostly. So, if you are a car dealer with 5, 10 or more than 50 or 100 cars in your inventory and 10 of them are priced under $10,000 or under $5000, we really would love to help you to sell them publishing on our search engine. According to our experience, visitors from Autopten.com aren't looking for overpriced cars, they are looking for really cheap cars and that's what we want to offer them.
What is a cheap car for us?
There isn't a standar price to define if a used car is cheap or not, that dependes of how much is your budget and how much are willing to pay for it and some other factors, but according to our search stats and analysis, most of our users come to Autopten.com looking for used cars priced below $10,000 and specially for those priced under $5000. So if you are a car dealer and that's the price range you managed on your inventory we'd love that you sign up with us and let us to get in charge of marketing your cars in our site and our social networks.
If you would like to see what are the cheap car dealers members registered with Autopten.com for having an idea what type of cars and prices they manage, please follow the link. We actually work with small car dealers from all US states and small cities. Tipically these small dealers are those with the lowest prices tags and that is what our users are looking for.
How people and users find or come to Autopten.com?
In our forum and blog, we are continually writing and discussing the latest news in the automotive industry, for example, we are always pending of which are the cheapest new cars that are coming to the U.S. market and write about them as well as recommend the best and we discuss what are their positive and negative points. This is another way through which users come to Autopten using search engine. In past times we have also used different CMS or content management systems to write and publish these articles, but we discarded them because in a matter of usability the became obsolete, so we have decided to use our forum as a blog too If you want to see the news archive file or our old blog file, please follow the links.