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Bill Wittenmyer serves as VP Sales, Layered Apps & Competitive Accounts at Elead. With over 25 years of experience in automotive retail, he relies on the industry’s most comprehensive technology platform and data-driven strategies to help dealerships enhance customer experiences and grow profits. 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 influence industry business leaders across the U.S. Before joining Elead, Bill worked in automotive retail in sales and operations management. He earned his degree from Ashland University and took post-graduate courses at Georgia Southern University.
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Unleash Your BDC to Capture Pent Up Demand

The auto industry has suffered a big blow in the last month. NADA has revised its new light-vehicle sales from the original forecast of...
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How to Build an Authentic Brand

What makes companies like Coca-Cola, Harley Davidson, Southwest Airlines and Disney successful? Is it because they sell the best product for the lowest price?...
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Are You Using CRM to Its Highest Potential?

Most dealers view their CRM as a technology solution that’s designed to improve processes or as a way to communicate with customers. While this...
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Your 2018 Sales Forecast: Fact or Fiction?

How does your dealership come up with a number for your monthly or annual sales forecast? Most of the time we start by looking...
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Consider These Plans For BDC Agents Paid By The Hour

Keep your hourly rate competitive and implement fresh incentives daily and monthly. BY BILL WITTENMYER A friend of mine says all the time that “Our pay...
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Failure To Properly Handle Inbound Service Calls Hamstrings Service Departments

Start with a small BDC team and take other steps to catch all customer phone calls. BY BILL WITTENMYER During several of my recent speaking...
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CARB Issues New Rules for Mandatory Electric Trucks by 2024

California state has long been known as the most aggressive area in the nation in leading technology. For the automotive industry, that technology is...
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vAuto’s Brian Finkelmeyer Discusses New Car Market Insights and Inventory Strategies

Dealers are facing a unique situation in many markets, where consumer demand is actually higher than supply according to Cox Automotive’s Bureau of Economic...
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Is There Value in Aftermarket Accessories and Performance Upgrades?

According to a recent study by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), young car enthusiasts ages 16 to 24 spend $7.2 billion each year...
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How the Do Good Auto Coalition is Bringing Dealers Together to Aid Local Communities...

On today’s show, we’re so pleased to welcome Diana Lee and Matt Woodruff, Founders of the Do Good Auto Coalition, a 501(c)(3) non-profit designed...
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CarvanaACCESS: Carvana Yet Again Aiming to Revolutionize Car Sales

It is no surprise that Carvana has been working to revolutionize auto sales since its foundation in 2013, from its vending machine car sales...

Creating a Frictionless Online Car Buying Experience

There is still a lot unknown about how the Coronavirus will continue to affect American lives, industries, and consumerism. However, dealers can assume that...

Making the Commitment to Provide a Top-Tier Customer Experience

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host and President of Kain Automotive, David Kain discusses the necessary changes to the customer experience brought...

May Kerrigan Report: How the Buy/Sell Market Fared in Q1

Today on CBTNews.com for Wednesday, June 10th, 2020: May Kerrigan Report: How the Buy/Sell Market Fared in Q1 Welcome to the Kerrigan Advisors Market Update with...

Combining Artificial and Human Intelligence to Maximize Dealership Results

On this week’s episode of Kain & Co., host and President of Kain Automotive, David Kain discusses the role that AI has to play in...