Here’s 100 ways to sell a car:

  1. Write a book
  2. Endorsed mailing
  3. Service fundraise with local school groups
  4. Executive buying program
  5. Door hangers
  6. Referral program (big check, cookie basket)
  7. Tear sheet mailing
  8. Press releases that tie into TV shows
  9. Banners at the store and around town
  10. Distribute special reports
  11. Craigslist “buy cars” offer
  12. Signature special events throughout the year
  13. Have a book launch
  14. Bandit signs for trade
  15. SEO
  16. Allow groups to do car wash fundraisers
  17. Google Bounty Campaign
  18. Submit dealership events to calendar listings
  19. Inserts in papers and magazines
  20. Host your own cable access show
  21. Shared mail (you organize, send for free)
  22. Radio remotes
  23. Valpak (FSI)
  24. Dinner seminar (great for seniors)
  25. “Cause” campaign with bracelet
  26. Informational CD or DVD for prospecting
  27. Create an online radio show
  28. Teach at the local college or high school
  29. Facebook fan page promotion
  30. Mission Accomplished posts on Facebook
  31. Mail wraps
  32. Write articles for the local paper
  33. Sponsor local teams
  34. Ads in on hold messages for other businesses
  35. Cross promotion with other local businesses
  36. Design an annual calendar
  37. Host your own radio show
  38. :10 radio cut-ins with credit messages
  39. Divorce mailings
  40. Create a buyer’s club
  41. Smartphone app or game
  42. Press release tying into current events
  43. Bumper stickers
  44. Bus stop benches
  45. Facebook app or game
  46. Bandit signs for service
  47. Bandit signs for credit
  48. Donate service and cars to charity auctions
  49. Start your own referral/networking group
  50. Online ezine articles
  51. Video emails for service
  52. Hubpages
  53. In-neighborhood test drive events
  54. Rolling radio station
  55. List yourself in local expert directories
  56. Squeeze pages
  57. Banner ads on media websites
  58. Infomercials
  59. Gift with appointment campaign
  60. List cars for sale on Craigslist
  61. New mover campaign – sales & service
  62. BIG postcards
  63. Santa Claus at the dealership, mobile Santa
  64. Farming letter campaign – sales & service
  65. Halloween costume of yourself
  66. Host music events
  67. Reverse stealing your own book
  68. Op-ed commentary, letter to editors
  69. Skywriting
  70. Parking lot flyers
  71. Card deck mailings
  72. Facebook Lead Gen Ads
  73. Seminars for local organizations & churches
  74. Join Boards of Directors
  75. Mail a printed newsletter
  76. Send an email newsletter to your database
  77. Low-tech lead generation with chance to win
  78. Checkbook service mailers
  79. Flyers and other media at colleges and bases
  80. Apartment resident promotions
  81. Mobile billboards
  82. Host food events
  83. Print your own trade-like “magazine”
  84. Car wraps/lettering
  85. Long form commercials on YouTube
  86. YouTube Pre-Roll
  87. Business card racks
  88. Backside business card lead generation
  89. Fast Forward Method Daily Video
  90. Mass transit ads (buses, subways)
  91. Radio jock endorsement
  92. Blog commenting
  93. Write a column in local paper
  94. Host a movie night (outdoor screen)
  95. Take prominent business people to lunch
  96. Pay-Per-Click
  97. Banner ad remarketing
  98. Facebook remarketing
  99. Google Display Network ads
  100. Host a car show
  101. Google MyPlaces optimization
  102. Mall displays
  103. Door-to-door surveys
  104. Bankruptcy mailer
  105. Host a neighborhood block party