Insights & tips

Insights, tips and guides to help drive profit and impact your bottom line.

Sourcing & pricing

Find the most relevant vehicles at the best margin.

Advertisers advice | 3 min read
What are car shoppers buying?

Take the guesswork out of buying stock

Advertisers advice | 2 min read
3 golden rules for discount pricing

Discount pricing is a great way to clearly advertise price reductions on your vehicles.

Advertisers advice | 1 min read
How to manage Price Compare

Get the business insights you need to price your vehicles competitively with our Price Compare tool.

Vehicle presentation

Give yourself the best chance with the best presentation.

Trade Me tools | 1 min read
Vehicle presentation

Helpful guides on how to make sure your listings are presented well on Trade Me Motors.

Advertisers advice | 2 min read
Download: Guide to great photography

Images sell. We've popped together a list of shots you should consider to maximise your listing performance.

Advertisers advice | 4 min read
Download: Guide to listing image rules

We’ve popped together a summary of the rules you have to follow when uploading images to your Trade Me Motors listings

Dealership branding

Build trust to compete on more than price.

Advertisers advice | 1 min read
Dealership branding

Helpful guides on how to make sure your brand is presented well on Trade Me Motors.

Advertisers advice | 4 min read
How to optimise your Micro-Site and Premium Listing page*

A helpful guide to your micro-site and premium listing page

Feature article | 2 min read
Grow your business with video marketing

Some ideas to get you started.

Stock advertising

Get your vehicles in front of the right buyers first.

Advertisers advice | 1 min read
Stock advertising

Helpful guides on how to optimise your listings on Trade Me Motors.

Feature article | 3 min read
You can't sell a secret

It’s best to be (page) number one - the link between the way consumers search on Google and Trade Me.

Advertisers advice | 3 min read
Selling exotic vehicles

Listing an uncommon vehicle needs a little more preparation than your more standard makes and models.

Sales & upsell

Convert browsers to buyers to close deals faster.

Advertisers advice | 2 min read
Sales & upsell

Helpful guides on how to use tools like Finance Calculator, Drive Chat integration, auto response and more.

Advertisers advice | 2 min read
Seal the deal with Vehicle Finance

Stay on top of your game by offering vehicle finance to your customers.

Advertisers advice | 2 min read
8 tips for converting online car enquiries

Our top suggestions for making the most of your lead enquiries to accelerate sales.

Get the low-down on the latest market trends and buyer insights with Trade Me Motors.

Feature article | 2 min read
State of the Nation Spotlight - 2022

Infographic featuring insights from our 2022 State of the Nation Report.

Feature article | 2 min read
Trade Me data shows staggering increase in EV interest following the government's announcement

Jeremy Wade, Head of Trade Me Classifieds, talks about the impact onsite.

Feature article | 2 min read
WATCH: Economist Mark Smith's business insights on the ongoing impact of COVID-19

Trade Me webinar with leading economist, financial analyst, and media commentator, Mark Smith.

Latest news

Stay up to date with the latest changes happening in the automotive industry.

Advertisers advice | 4 min read
Preparing for the Clean Car Discount scheme

Some ideas to get you started.

Advertisers advice | 5 min read
MotorWeb welcomes Richard Lane

Introducing MotorWeb's new Business Development Manager, Richard Lane.

News
Clean Car Discount scheme: Impact on our dealers

We are making changes to support the Clean Car regulations that came into effect on 1 April 2022.

21 April 2022