CLEARWATER, Fla. — Car Buyer Network, a subsidiary of CIQ, recently launched the Car Buyer Network Lead Service, which is a new service designed specifically for the independent dealer market.

According to officials, the new lead service can be a cost effective way to advertise a toll free number, have it answered 24/7 with leads sent in real time. The service is backed by CIQ/Voisys.

"Many independent auto dealers do not have the wherewithal to make the large investment required to man and market a full featured 24/7 toll-free number.  It is not uncommon to find an answering machine which cannot handle more than one caller at a time, resulting in lost leads and customers shopping the competition," explained Michael Snider, national sales manager for CIQ/Voisys.  

"The Car Buyer Network Lead Service is backed by CIQ's large IVR platform that can handle thousands of calls simultaneously, enabling these dealers to have a fully professional service at affordable rates," he continued.

The company pointed out that its Car Buyer Network Lead Service costs less than $100 per month. Key features include:

—Toll free number.

—Eliminates busy signal when customer calls and will retrieve the number they called from even if they choose to not leave a message. No more wondering who hung up on the voice mail or what the correct phone number is when someone does not write it down correctly, executives highlighted.

—Calls answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

—Gives the customer the option of English or Spanish.

—Greetings can be customized by the dealership.

—Leads delivered via e-mail or posted to CRM.

—A complete interactive Web-based lead management system that allows dealers to view leads, reports and trends via a secured Web site.

 For more information call 800-438-8642 Ext. 201, or e-mail