5 reasons why Hyannis Toyota is a prime example of how accessory sales should work

by Jason Ludwig on Aug 17, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Long ago when the Mayflower landed, weary pilgrims climbed out of the boat and onto Cape Cod. It is rumored that this location is where famous explorer John Smith prophesied that Massachusetts would be the home of a wise ruler who...

Top 3 reasons service writers are your best sales people

by Patrick Blackburn on Jul 25, 2018 11:30:00 AM

When I visit a dealership to help them devise strategies that will increase their accessory sales, several common themes appear. All (well, most) parts departments are heavily focused on selling accessories. That’s their job. Fewer...

You Talk, I'll Listen...

by Tatiyana Jackson on Jun 11, 2018 1:00:00 PM

You talk, I’ll listen- Committed to helping, your dealership has many ways to communicate with Insignia. What are your options? Selling accessories during every car deal is a great way to make extra money as a salesperson at your...

Best Practice: 3 ways to educate, not sell

by Whitney Williams on Mar 28, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Your customer relies on you for many things: your expertise, flexibility, free coffee, and detective skills. It’s not up to the person walking in the dealership to know all the personalization options available that make their car...

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...

Why your showroom needs Rudolph's nose

by Whitney Williams on Dec 7, 2017 1:00:00 PM

It’s that time of the year--all the dealerships are doing all the Christmas things. Commercials for huge winter savings bombard the senses as the shiny 2018 model twinkles behind a fresh coat of wax. Perfectly placed trees and lights...

First Trip To SEMA Fulfills Dreams and Inspires Relationships

by Whitney Williams on Nov 21, 2017 12:07:30 PM

You don’t have to be a gearhead to get hired at Insignia, though birds of a feather do flock together. Whether an employee comes in the door an auto enthusiast or just starts drinking the kool-aid over time, the team at Insignia is...

Train insane or remain the same

by Whitney Williams on Oct 19, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Imagine walking to the back of your lot and discovering a new vehicle from your inventory, literally picked up and put IN the dumpster. You stare in amazement trying to figure out how one of the most expensive cars on your lot is...

5 Accessories to Pumpkin Spice Up Your Dealership

by Whitney Williams on Oct 12, 2017 1:39:34 PM

Pumpkin spice is in the air. With the changing of the seasons comes differing needs to protect and prolong your customer’s vehicle. As we float into fall, winter weather should be on the dealership’s mind. The month of October is the...

Clements and Jay Wolfe: sales associate use personalization to create a great experience, extra income

by Whitney Williams on Sep 5, 2017 12:53:21 PM

No matter the brand, location, or dealership size, every dealer in America has common challenges they face. High turnover in the showroom and the illusive perfect CSI score do not discriminate--these are obstacles known by all....