Using Content To Acquire Customers Online

by Jason Lancaster on Nov 15, 2018 11:00:00 AM

When it comes to marketing your accessories business online, content is king. Whether you have an off-road or performance shop looking to grow your local accessories business, or a dealership trying to increase new car buyer...

3 Reasons why your service drive should be your strong arm

by Whitney Williams on Aug 2, 2018 11:15:00 AM

It’s past time to stop putting all our eggs into the front of the house’s basket. The service department has an incredible opportunity to create a lasting relationship, build repeat business, generate referrals, upsell, and generally...

3 Ways to get jazzed about accessories and leasing

by Whitney Williams on Jul 9, 2018 2:00:00 PM

In 2018, my dad is even talking about leasing a car. This is the same guy that is adamantly opposed to renting a house, and until lately would have never considered a lease. My dad always said you should never throw your money at...

The "Experts" of Vehicle Personalization (Update)

by Whitney Williams on May 15, 2018 3:30:00 PM

We posted the original version of this blog over a year ago. Since last year, hundreds of dealerships have joined Insignia to increase their accessory sales and with this welcomed growth there are some growing pains. The main pain...

4 Ways to boost your accessories sales today

by L.J. Lobsinger, Jr. on Apr 6, 2018 1:00:00 PM

  Selling cars continues to become a challenge as many dealers have embraced a volume-based business model. The once consultant-style selling approach is now merely transactional. For a sales associate to get ahead they simply need to...

3 Rules to jump start your accessory sales

by Trey Bodwin on Mar 16, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Getting started with accessory sales can be overwhelming. You want to capitalize on the profits Vehicle Personalization offers, but you don’t know where to start.  We’ve got good news--there’s one simple technique that will tackle...

Top 3 Reasons F&I Managers Need Accessory Sales

by Trey Bodwin on Jan 25, 2018 12:00:00 PM

The vehicle personalization beast is growing--and it needs more room. Your showroom isn’t big enough to contain the personalization mammoth anymore. Personalization is stretching its limbs into F&I, and your finance manager ought to...

Lot Rot? Accessories are the Cure

by Whitney Williams on Oct 5, 2017 12:36:07 PM

If you ask a General Sales Manager what their biggest fear is, you won’t hear clowns or spiders. No, a GSM’s biggest fear: lot rot. Dealerships of every size and brand know the tension of moving metal in a timely manner...

Toyota of Portland: Vehicle Personalization Gives New Hire Chance to Succeed

by Whitney Williams on Jul 27, 2017 3:00:00 PM

If you thought middle school gym class was nerve wracking, how about your first day in car sales? Being the fresh face on the sales floor can be intense. There’s a lot to be learned and plenty of competition. While healthy dealerships...

Personalization justifies new building and keeps expanding

by Whitney Williams on Apr 11, 2017 2:03:00 PM

Rudy Luther Toyota is building, in every sense of the word. With well over a million dollars in accessory sales last year, its personalization profit center helped justify the expansion of a new service building, which has further...