Bill Wittenmyer
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Multi-Tasking is a Myth

What’s the definition of multi-tasking? It's doing a lot of things at once, and most often, that means doing them poorly. In fact, research proves that multi-tasking is largely a myth; our brains are not wired to focus on multiple things at once. Studies show that multi-tasking ruins productivity, causes mistakes and dampens creative thought. Yet, many people keep trying, simply because they have too much to do and too little time to do it in. The solution is simple: get your priorities…See More
Wednesday
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5 Tips for Switching CRMs

The decision to switch to a new CRM is not one to be taken lightly. On a daily basis, your sales team relies on your CRM for new leads and opportunities, to remind them what needs to be done, guide them through car deals and keep them on track to meet business goals. Yet, just about every dealer has switched to…See More
Jul 11
Bill Wittenmyer posted a blog post

How to Maximize Your CPO Investment

Are the headaches associated with bringing vehicles up to certified pre-owned (CPO) program standards worth it? For dealers, there’s certainly more work, money and time involved with finding, reconditioning and certifying vehicles for CPO programs. On the surface, it may seem like the higher margins don’t really justify the higher cost of reconditioning and manufacturer fees involved. But the financial equation isn’t that simple. The fact is, CPO programs attract a certain type of customer that…See More
Jun 20
Bill Wittenmyer posted a blog post

BDC Overwhelm? Use a Hybrid Solution for Heavy Lifting

Many dealers prefer using internal BDCs so they can keep control of leads and processes. Other dealerships use an external BDC for cost, management and efficiency reasons. Just about every dealer believes it’s a choice: you either set up an internal BDC or outsource to a third-party virtual BDC. …See More
Jun 6
Bill Wittenmyer posted a blog post

Do Car Shoppers Really Want to Buy Cars Online?

Manufacturers, dealerships and vendors are all rolling out digital retailing initiatives to sell vehicles online. But some dealers remain skeptical and believe that their customers don’t really want to buy cars online, or aren’t ready for that step yet. Car shoppers already use the Internet to research brands and models, buy insurance and look for dealers. How many consumers would start the purchase process online, if the option were available? Let’s look…See More
May 23
Bill Wittenmyer posted a blog post

Is Prospecting for Customers a Lost Art?

As a salesperson, do you wait for leads and ups, or do you go out and actively prospect for new customers?  No matter how great a salesperson you are, sales is a numbers game. If you want to sell more, you need to talk to more people. If you aren’t talking to enough people, you need to prospect. …See More
May 9
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Boost Sales 10% or More with a Vehicle Exchange Program

How many vehicles do you sell out of your service lane every month? What if you could double that amount? These days you need all the sales opportunities you can get. Next to digital leads and inbound calls, the service department provides the most sales opportunities. For every opportunity that comes in on the…See More
May 2
Bill Wittenmyer posted a blog post

Boost Sales 10% or More with a Vehicle Exchange Program

How many vehicles do you sell out of your service lane every month? What if you could double that amount? These days you need all the sales opportunities you can get. Next to digital leads and inbound calls, the service department provides the most sales opportunities. For every opportunity that comes in on the…See More
May 2
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Apr 25
Bill Wittenmyer posted a video

FreebieFriday - 6 Degrees of Separation

What does 6 degrees of separation mean to you? Well, to ELEAD1ONE Partner Bill Wittenmyer, it means the lost art of referrals and how everyone knows someone....
Apr 20
Bill Wittenmyer posted a video

Witt's Wise Words - All About Personalization

When is it good to have the “it’s all about me” mentality? Not often, but in this week’s Witt’s Wise Words ELEAD1ONE Partner Bill Wittenmyer breaks down why ...
Apr 16
Bill Wittenmyer posted a video

FreebieFriday - How to Make a Good Sales Month Great

In this #FreebieFriday, ELEAD1ONE Partner Bill Wittenmyer walks us through how you can make a good sales month great. It starts by doing the hard things firs...
Apr 13
Bill Wittenmyer posted a blog post

ELEAD1ONE Takes Home Three Automotive Website Awards (AWA) from NADA, Presented by PCG Companies

Atlanta, GA – April 10, 2018 – ELEAD1ONE today announced that its DealBuilder digital retailing platform was honored with two 2018 Automotive Website Awards (AWA) at the NADA Convention & Expo. Additionally, ELEAD1ONE’s Service1One service retention suite took home an AWA award in the…See More
Apr 10
Bill Wittenmyer posted a video

Witt's Wise Words - Authentic Sales

In this week’s Witt’s Wise Words, ELEAD1ONE Partner Bill Wittenmyer gives multiple tips on how you can deliver that authentic sales experience.
Apr 9
Bill Wittenmyer posted a video

FreebieFriday - Good vs Lucky

You’ve probably heard many people say they’d rather be lucky than good, but not ELEAD1ONE Partner Bill Wittenmyer, who says he’d rather be the opposite. In t...
Apr 6
Bill Wittenmyer posted a blog post

3 Tips for Bridging the Customer Expectation Gap

Dealers are great at creating expectations. They advertise their dealerships as family owned, friendly, hassle-free and low-price leaders. These promises are what motivate the customer to call in the first place.Then the expectation gap opens up. Typical problems that dealerships run into include: Calls getting put on hold,…See More
Apr 4

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Bill Wittenmyer serves as a partner of ELEAD1ONE, the leading dealership software provider in today’s automotive market. He has over 20 years experience in the automotive space and currently oversees multiple divisions within the organization, including sales, marketing, OEM relationships and large client accounts.

Highly regarded as a dynamic and motivational speaker, as well as an industry leader with non-traditional views, Wittenmyer speaks at several prominent automotive forums each year and contributes to top news publications and television business shows that reach industry business leaders across the U.S.

Prior to joining ELEAD1ONE, Bill spent several years in the automotive retail space holding various retail positions in operations management.

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Multi-Tasking is a Myth

Posted on July 18, 2018 at 11:28am 0 Comments

What’s the definition of multi-tasking? It's doing a lot of things at once, and most often, that means doing them poorly. In fact, research proves that multi-tasking is largely a myth; our brains are not wired to focus on multiple things at once. Studies show that multi-tasking ruins productivity, causes mistakes and dampens creative thought.

 

Yet, many people keep…

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5 Tips for Switching CRMs

Posted on July 11, 2018 at 11:15am 0 Comments

The decision to switch to a new CRM is not one to be taken lightly. On a daily basis, your sales team relies on your CRM for new leads and opportunities, to remind them what needs to be done, guide them through car deals and keep them on track to meet business goals.

 …

Continue

How to Maximize Your CPO Investment

Posted on June 20, 2018 at 10:17am 0 Comments

Are the headaches associated with bringing vehicles up to certified pre-owned (CPO) program standards worth it? For dealers, there’s certainly more work, money and time involved with finding, reconditioning and certifying vehicles for CPO programs.

 

On the surface, it may seem like the higher margins don’t really justify the higher cost of reconditioning and manufacturer…

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BDC Overwhelm? Use a Hybrid Solution for Heavy Lifting

Posted on June 6, 2018 at 10:07am 0 Comments

Many dealers prefer using internal BDCs so they can keep control of leads and processes. Other dealerships use an external BDC for cost, management and efficiency reasons. Just about every dealer believes it’s a choice: you either set up an internal BDC or outsource to a third-party virtual BDC.

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