Double the Gross, Double the Commission

“I doubled my gross and commission after your sales workshop.” “Joe, I have been in the car business for a year and before your workshop I was the dealer locate king. I just fell into the trap so many other salespeople fall into and if we didn’t have the car they asked for I always …

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Giving Back – Our Veterans, CCI, Dogs

Coverage of the ADESA auction to raise money for Canine Companions for Independence at the NADA Show continued with CBT News this week. Joe Verde, a longtime supporter of CCI, was interviewed, along with fellow Army veteran and CCI graduate, Ben Chavez, by CBT News founder, Jim Fitzpatrick. Both talked about the impact the non-profit …

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Sean Gardner Talks To Dealers On CBT News

Sean Gardner, a longtime Joe Verde Trainer, talks to auto dealers and managers about being a management driven dealership and what it takes to develop those foundational selling skills. He was interviewed during the NADA Show in San Francisco by CBT News’ Jim Fitzpatrick. Check out his interview about the car business on CBT News …

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Eric Edwards Appears On CBT News

Joe Verde auto sales trainer, Eric Edwards, was interviewed by CBT News’ Jim Fitzpatrick last week at the NADA Show 2019. He focused on how training your sales team is critical to boosting sales in any market condition. Also, he pointed out the value training brings to the dealership. Check out Eric’s interview here.

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Joe Contributes to ADESA Auction at NADA for CCI and Wounded Veterans

Another successful auction raised $77,118 to benefit Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) was held at the ADESA booth on Saturday during the NADA Show in San Francisco. Also, through a GoFundMe page created by Joe Verde to benefit CCI, he contributed an additional $25,000 plus another $3,100 in donations from other generous contributors, totaling $28,100. …

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New Year Means Get Out Of Your Rut

How long have you been selling the same number of units and earning about what you earned last year? If you’re like most salespeople who’ve been selling for a while – the answer is probably close to this… Last year, I sold just a few more or just a few less than I usually sell. …

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Fear

False Expectations Appearing Real Think of some of the awful things you thought would happen if you said or did what you were afraid to do. In real life, didn’t you laugh it off after nothing bad happened? When you’re too nervous to try to close the sale because they might say ‘no’, you end …

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2019 Is Here…What will you do different?

It’s a brand New Year and that means it’s time to get out of your rut and sell more! How long have you been selling the same number of units and earning about what you earned last year? If you’re like most salespeople who’ve been selling for a while – the answer is probably close …

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Be careful who you listen to this year…

Every day, you hear something that could affect your success in sales today and long term. Unfortunately, a lot of what most people hear is negative information that can hurt your career instead of helping you become more successful. Why? Easy, just circle the bullets below about who’s sharing their ideas with you on your …

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Are you reciting the product manual or selling?

Your most important tools in how to sell and making the sale are your communication skills, and we’ve covered this before… 7% of effective communication comes from the words we say, 38% comes from how we say those words (tone and inflection) and, 55% is through our body language. Because what you say is the …

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Another Dozen Skills You Need To Earn $100,000+

Learning how to sell with the Basics is critical, but here is a list of the other skills you need if your goal is to earn $100,000+ every year. Just check what you want to improve. Keep The Sale On Track If you don’t control the process, good luck, you’ll need it. Control isn’t negative, …

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Sell A Few More Each Month – The Easy Way…

You always have a “personal assistant” with you…Here’s how to use it to help you sell more! There’s a lot of organizational stuff most salespeople aren’t very good at. The good news is your iPhone or smartphone can easily help you sell more and earn more. Here are a few ideas on how you can …

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Selling More Cars In December

The holidays and gift giving can be great closing tools to help you deliver more units this month. Put a new car, truck or whatever you sell on the showroom floor with a big red bow on it, and start talking about “Christmas presents”… NOW! People love giving presents, especially to themselves. I discovered a …

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Baby Steps…

If you’re at 8 units now, don’t worry about getting to 30 or taking giant leap in sales – just get to 9. If it takes you two months to average 9, that’s OK. If you’ll improve by just 1 unit every 2 months, you’ll average 14 units within 12 months and double your income. …

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From 5th in Sales to #1 in Sales at 23 units

From the middle of the pack to 23 units a month. I have been selling for 2 years and have always been consistently in the middle of the pack for my dealership. When I left your How To Sell A Car workshop, I was on fire and my confidence was way up. Your sales process …

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You’ll Sell More When You Count Correctly

4 x 25 Does Not Equal 50 If your dealership requires you to track what you do and count the people you talk to each month, my bet is your total ‘ups’ hover right around 50 a month. How do I know? Because we surveyed 3,555 salespeople and asked, “Counting everyone who shows any interest …

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