Bill Wittenmyer
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Naked and Afraid? How a Survivalist Mindset Breeds Mediocrity

Have you ever seen the show "Naked & Afraid?" Two contestants strip down, head into the wild and basically starve for three weeks until someone comes to pick them up. Every time I see the show, I wonder how the contestants can call themselves survivalists when they can't hunt or find a consistent food source. Then recently, it struck me that the contestants are doing exactly what they're supposed to be doing: surviving. …See More
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Freebie Friday: How to Combat Flat Vehicle Sales

Bill Wittenmyer explains why dealerships shouldn't be afraid of slowing vehicles sales and the actions they can take to remedy that in this episode of Freebi...
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Witt's Wise Words: The Secret to Success

CDK Global VP of Sales Bill Wittenmyer shares the secret of success for managers in automotive retail.
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Freebie Friday: Three Most Important Traits in Salespeople

In this Freebie Friday, VP Sales CDK Global Bill Wittenmyer shares the three most important traits that dealerships should be looking for in salespeople.
Apr 12
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Witt's Wise Words: Don't Manage With E Mails

CDK VP of Sales Bill Wittenmyer shares my managers shouldn't rely on e-mail to manage their team.
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Freebie Friday: What's the Perfect Length for an E Mail?

In this week's Freebie Friday, CDK Global VP of Sales Bill Wittenmyer shares advice for dealers on the most effective length of e-mail for dealers.
Apr 5
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Witt's Wise Words: Rethinking Your Vehicle Subscription Service

VP of Sales CDK Global Bill Wittenmyer shares a tip on how dealers should be evaluating a vehicle subscription model at their dealership.
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How to Avoid the End-of-Month Crunch

Do you ever wonder why dealerships and consumers alike are all programmed to buy cars at the end of the month? Asking how this happened is like asking which came first, the chicken or the egg. For sales teams and managers, the end-of-the-month crunch is a grind. When it's over, it's natural to relax a little before diving into the new month. For consumers, all the commercials and pressure to buy are pushed out towards the end of the month, so many of them are programmed to know they can get a…See More
Mar 27
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Freebie Friday: How Do You Stay Motivated?

Bill Wittenmyer shares tips on how dealership personnel can stay motivated in this edition of Freebie Friday.
Mar 22
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Witt's Wise Words: Getting the Most Out of Your CRM

CDK Global VP of Sales Bill Wittenmyer shares how dealers can get the most of their CRM investments in this episode of Witt's Wise Words.
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Freebie Friday: How to Maximize Your CPO Programs

In this episode of Freebie Friday, CDK Global VP of Sales Bill Wittenmyer shares tips on how dealers can get the most out of their CPO programs.
Mar 15
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Witt's Wise Words: Aim High But Shoot Higher

Bill Wittenmyer shares why success in automotive depends on aiming high but shooting higher in this episode of Witt's Wise Words.
Mar 11
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Freebie Friday: The Three Most Important Traits In Your BDC

In this episode of Freebie Friday, VP of Sales CDK Global Bill Wittenmyer shares the three most important traits that your BDC should have.
Mar 7
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Witt's Wise Words: Digital Retailing

Bill Wittenmyer shares his thought on digital retailing in the retail automotive industry in this week's episode of Witt's Wise Words.
Mar 4
Bill Wittenmyer posted a blog post

3 Metrics to Measure Automotive BDC Performance

Does your dealership use an external BDC for sales calls? Many managers like to keep control of their sales process in house, but realistically, the majority of salespeople don't have time to place the hundreds of calls necessary every week to keep their pipeline filled. Additionally, many salespeople lack the skills to effectively engage consumers over the phone. The…See More
Feb 27
Bill Wittenmyer posted a video

Freebie Friday: Multitasking as a Myth

In this episode of Freebie Friday, CDK Global VP of Sales Bill Wittenmyer explains why multitasking is a myth.
Feb 22

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Bill Wittenmyer serves as VP of Sales for CDK Global. He has over 20 years experience in the automotive space.

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.

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Naked and Afraid? How a Survivalist Mindset Breeds Mediocrity

Posted on April 24, 2019 at 7:39am 0 Comments

Have you ever seen the show "Naked & Afraid?" Two contestants strip down, head into the wild and basically starve for three weeks until someone comes to pick them up. Every time I see the show, I wonder how the contestants can call themselves survivalists when they can't hunt or find a consistent food source.

 

Then recently, it struck me that the contestants are doing exactly what they're supposed to be doing: surviving.

 …

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How to Avoid the End-of-Month Crunch

Posted on March 27, 2019 at 8:29am 0 Comments

Do you ever wonder why dealerships and consumers alike are all programmed to buy cars at the end of the month? Asking how this happened is like asking which came first, the chicken or the egg.

 

For sales teams and managers, the end-of-the-month crunch is a grind. When it's over, it's natural to relax a little before diving into the new month. For consumers, all the commercials and pressure to buy are pushed out towards the end of the month, so many of them are programmed to…

Continue

3 Metrics to Measure Automotive BDC Performance

Posted on February 27, 2019 at 10:03am 0 Comments

Does your dealership use an external BDC for sales calls? Many managers like to keep control of their sales process in house, but realistically, the majority of salespeople don't have time to place the hundreds of calls necessary every week to keep their pipeline filled.

 

Additionally, many salespeople lack the skills to effectively engage…

Continue

How to Motivate Salespeople

Posted on January 30, 2019 at 11:38am 0 Comments

In the car business money has always been used to motivate salespeople. The idea is that commissions are a big enough motivator to drive salespeople to do what they need to do in order to sell a car.

 

Today we have to question whether this method works on a new breed of salespeople. I'm not referring to…

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