Digital Retailing Through Your Credit and Trade Apps.

Convert your online leads into profitable online sales! We all know how valuable credit app and trade-in app leads are. These are active customers looking to increase their sales knowledge and expedite the sales process.  Many dealers use these tools, but they are disjointed from the actual buying process. Thus, the customer fills out a … Read more

8 Elements for Contract Ready Pencil Perfect Digital LEASING for Your Year-End Sales Event

32% of 2019 new vehicle “sales” were leased. Many of the premium brands had lease rates above 50% for the year. When it comes to online sales, you want to ensure that you can provide Pencil Perfect Digital Lease Deals to these buyers, especially since these “buyers” switch vehicles a lot more frequently than most … Read more

Year-End Sales Events Need Pencil Perfect Contract Ready Digital Retailing

New vehicle sales in December 2019 were 1,543,471, and we are expecting to have a similar December this year. Year-end sales events will froth the sales waters and energize buyers to get out there and buy or lease a new vehicle.  Are you ready for a second Covid-19 spike that will require you to meet … Read more

Are you ready to handle the year-end sales push virtually this year?

Pandemic or not, vehicle sales are expected to see the usual jump during the holiday/year-end sales events. Are you prepared to meet your December sales goals when customers require you to have online retailing before they even consider buying from you? 2020 has been an interesting year for retailing vehicles, showroom shutdowns, social distancing, supply … Read more

The $5 issue that costs you $360 in profit.

Are you willing to give up $360 of gross for a digital deal that has miss calculated your online customer deal by $5? When your digital retailing process delivers a monthly payment guestimate that is $5 lower, do you end up eating that difference or battle the customer to get them to pay the difference? … Read more

Credit Intelligent Selling Needs to be in Your Current Growth Plan

As dealers move towards a digital selling environment, the tools inside the heads of the best vehicle salespeople and F&I managers are increasingly being replicated by digital tools for everyone to use. One of the classic, unspoken tools was the salesperson’s “Up Analyzer.” No, you won’t find that tool available for purchase. It’s a mental … Read more

The Online F&I Box is Gentler But Has Better Profitability

I bet you have never heard a customer say, “I can’t wait to go to the F&I Box.” Well, most consumers don’t know it’s called “the Box”; they know that going into F&I is stressful and time-consuming. They know to put up their guard and push hard to get through the protection offers as fast … Read more

Why Would an Automotive Digital Retailing Platform Get PCI Certification?

Because it’s hard, and we like to do hard things. That is why we built a true penny perfect digital retailing platform. We don’t guess or estimate payments for our partners. We deliver a fully integrated platform that provides a payment structure just like you do for dealership showroom customers. CreditIQ isn’t required to be … Read more

7 Key questions to ask when investigating Digital Retailing platforms

The new digital retailing world is creating new expectations from your customers and new challenges for your retail processes. The ultimate goal, no matter how a customer decides to purchase, is to build trust and drive confidence throughout the purchase process. Ask these questions of the vendors you interview and you will better understand what … Read more

Delivering Trust in Automotive Digital Retailing

How do you feel when a customer goes all the way through the sales process, agrees to terms, and then tells you they want to “think about it” overnight? It’s deflating, annoying, and even disrespectful of your time. Especially when they never come back because they are at another dealership buying a vehicle from someone … Read more