AutoAlert, CreditMiner Team to Help Dealers Sell More Vehicles in Service

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IRVINE, Calif., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — AutoAlert is adding thousands of additional Alert sales opportunities for its users by adding credit soft pulls for Service-not-Sold records that will help them sell more vehicles in the service drive. AutoAlert has teamed with CreditMiner to give dealerships this important qualifying edge when selling to service customers who did not buy their vehicle from the dealership. Through partnership with CreditMiner, AutoAlert executes real-time credit soft pulls that do not require a prospect’s…

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CreditMiner Announces Partnership with Credit Bureau Connection

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — CreditMiner, the auto industry’s only real-time solution provider that supplies the technology and ability to pre-screen automotive consumers on Experian, TransUnion and Equifax credit bureau platforms announced its new partnership with Credit Bureau Connection, the industry’s leader in compliance and credit solutions, to power full credit application and compliance integration within the BASIS₂ and CreditMiner platforms.  The partnership will enable full credit report and compliance suite integration for all of CreditMiner’s dealer partners….

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ELEAD1ONE Integrates with CreditMiner℠

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(Atlanta) -– ELEAD1ONE, the leader in customer contact management, CRM and dealership software, announced Thursday its integration with CreditMinerSM, the only real-time solution that supplies the technology and ability to pre-screen automotive consumers on Experian, TransUnion and Equifax Bureau platforms.  Auto Dealers can pre-screen in-store to instantly receive a vast array of pertinent and permissible data.  This data includes real-time auto enhanced bureau scores, the five most recent auto loans, consumer payment histories, hard credit inquiries, APR, balance and terms, along…

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WHAT DO BOB DYLAN, AN IPAD, THE CFPB AND A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER HAVE IN COMMON?

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NADA is upon us, and what better time to write an article about the changing business model in our vertical? Well my friends, as Bob Dylan so eloquently put: “Times, they are a changin’.” By that, I mean the very model by which we do business is changing. The interaction with our consumers, the profit model, marketing, digital, HR, it all is coming to a bright white head in our industry. I am here to tell you that if you…

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Intrusive, Abusive, or Just Plain Not Conducive

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In this article, I want to keep it simple. Hit you right where it hurts, and get you thinking about a topic that should be front of mind….. Your Online Credit Application. I know, I know, it’s not the sexy, silky shiny stuff that movies are made of. No glamorous graphics, no music, flash or pizzazz. But, if you handle it right, it will flat out convert and sell cars for you. Let me start with this statement: If your…

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The Service Lane Sales Experience, Done Your Way

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Originally published in Dealer Solutions Magazine, October 2014. Ok. So all the conferences are over, we are all “Vegas’d” out, and it’s time to get back in the saddle. Not just talking about selling cars, or finding the new product out there to help us. The blood and guts, roll up your sleeves, make it happen, sell ’em all mentality. Showroom and internet sales are the life blood of any dealership sales goals. It’s the foundation that we build to…

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Jim Shorkey Mitsubishi Case Study – Virtual Credit Consultant

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The Problem.   Jim Shorkey Mitsubishi is looking to increase opportunity for car sales by generating more finance leads from their number one source, the dealer’s website! The typical online credit application on a car dealer’s website is non-engaging, overwhelming and cumbersome, causing most consumers to leave the site and search for a user friendly alternative. After reviewing the analytics behind Jim Shorkey Mitsubishi’s website, we were able to verify that 99.5% of the time, customers leave the finance page without submitting their…

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Milton Ruben Case Study – Virtual Credit Consultant

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The Problem.   Milton Ruben is looking to increase opportunity for car sales by generating more finance leads from their number one source, the dealer’s website! The typical online credit application on a car dealer’s website is non-engaging, overwhelming and cumbersome, causing most consumers to leave the site and search for a user friendly alternative. After reviewing the analytics behind Milton Ruben’s website, we were able to verify that 99.5% of the time, customers leave the finance page without submitting their information! These…

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How To Sell a Car Out of the Service Department

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How many dealers have a full-proof strategy to sell a car from the service department? How many salesman stalk, annoy, hound, or solicit random customers that drive into the service lane on a daily basis? The problem with most car dealers when it comes to selling a car from the service department is having a strategy in place that is easy and scalable. I normally don’t write tips of the month that are product promotions, but for this tip, I can’t…

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What If We Were the Consumer? Would I Buy a Car From Me?

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The other day I went to replace my iPhone. I like going directly to the source, so I went to my local Apple store. As I exited the car and approached the store, I noticed several of the employees out front smoking. They did not acknowledge me, and let me walk right past them. I thought it was odd, but shrugged it off. I entered the store, and walked over to the newest iPhone they had. Looked good, but I…

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