Asking Questions…

Ask Joe: Why is asking questions so important? Because “Telling Isn’t Selling”Pros don’t tell their way to a sale, they ask their way to the sale. Everything in ‘selling a product’, depends on you asking the right questions. You need the right questions to… • turn an incoming call or lead into an appointment, • …

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Secrets to Success…

Ask Joe: “I want to make $100,000 every year – where do I start?” We get this question a lot in class and through our ‘Ask Joe’ emails. That’s why I wrote these 3 books… • “How To Sell A Car” • “Earn Over $100,000 Every Year Selling Cars”• “Goal Setting For Salespeople” ‘Sell’ is …

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How much do you make per hour?

Why learn more? Why does it matter? How much do you make per hour in sales? If you assume a 45 hour week x 50 weeks… $ 50,000 per year = $ 22 per hour$100,000 per year = $ 44 per hour$200,000 per year = $ 89 per hour$300,000 per year = $133 per hour$400,000 …

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What Works Best for a Walkaround…?

Ask Joe: Why should a 6-Point Walkaround be a ‘Targeted’ 2 or 3-Point Walkaround instead? I was a judge at a walkaround contest held by the manufacturer. The best product sales experts from every region were there. They came on stage with the vehicles they’d present and the crowds roared (OK, no roar, but they …

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Getting a Bigger Paycheck

Great Job Nik! “From 8.5 to 22 and my biggest paycheck ever after your class!” “I was averaging 8.5 a month for the last year – and then I attended your ‘How To Sell More Cars’ 2 day class. Now I understand what you mean about working smarter, not harder. Your 8 step sales process …

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How To Work Fewer Hours And Sell More…

Who Could Pass This Up? So many people say, “Joe, if I did everything you talk about, I’d never have any time off with my family.” I’ve never said work longer. In fact, when you do what we teach, you’ll spend less time at work, earn more money, and have more quality time with your …

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Will You Sell More?

The ‘choice’ most salespeople ignore. Success, and more success, is dependent on a person’s motivation, desire, determination, and the self-discipline they apply to make it happen. (And SHAC of course.) In my first 5 years, 95% of us were stuck at 8 – 12 units, but there’s always someone you hear about who sells more. …

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When every deal is a mini…

Ask Joe: “I can’t make $$$ – every deal is a mini!” If you’re getting lots of minis, it’s either because you’re only selling small units with zip for gross to begin with, or because you’re holding a price dropping auction on each vehicle you show people. Some dealers run big price ads, put a …

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How to get from the 8 Car Rut to 20…

As the 8 car guy my first 5 years, I would have immediately laughed this off and started explaining why you can’t. My response would have included the same things we hear from salespeople today who were never trained, or worse, were trained on the same sales prevention skills and techniques I learned my first …

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It’s About Options…

Selling from inventory is all about showing them options! The dictionary defines an ‘option’ as something that’s “not compulsory, it’s a choice you can make”. That’s why I keep referring to who, how, why and what. Who is this vehicle for? How will they be using it? Why are they getting it? What are their …

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Developing Your Skills

If you’re training on JVTN® or attending our sales workshops so you can sell more, let’s talk about how you can turn knowledge into skills. We retain… • 10% of what we read• 20% of what we hear• 30% of what we see• 70% of what we discuss w/others• 80% of what we experience So …

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* Urgent Notice *

People don’t buy cars, boats, bikes or RVs until they’ve already taken mental ownership. Try to remember that none of us buys anything, even something as simple as a bottle of water, until we visualize ourselves using it for the purpose we want or need it for. When you’re thirsty, you think about something to …

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Describing Features

Features don’t add value by default. Unless you sell the benefit, they just add to the price. Another common problem that goes along with knowing all of the product stats is being able to explain what they mean, and then tying it in to how each of those features relates to each customer’s specific wants …

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50 ways you can improve!

Are you ready to make the big bucks? Here are 50 ways you can improve If you’re serious about selling more, have fun and rate yourself in each area from 0% to 100%. Then start improving YOU. (Careful on the 100%, nobody’s perfect.) The BasicsFirst Impressions (% Great) ____%Your Greeting (% Great) ____%Bypassing Price On …

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Last month I sold 42 units…

“I started selling cars 4 years ago and have been at this dealership for 2 years. We started using JVTN® after I had been here six months, and it has helped the managers and salespeople change their attitudes about sales. I train every day and I’m taking the steps to get to my goal of …

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Gaining Knowledge vs. Developing Skills

I decided to play golf a few years ago, so I bought clubs and videos on everything from driving to putting. Then I watched every video on what I needed to do to become a good golfer. Quick question – how many skills did I develop watching those videos? Right – Zero. All I got …

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At 20, Ellis is Earning Over $100,000 a year!

“I’m 20, and average about $10,000 a month from JVTN® training.” “I’m only 20 years old, and started selling cars 8 months ago. I have a very strong work ethic, and I do my Joe Verde Training on JVTN® in the mornings. Last month, I sold 26 units while holding gross and my rolling average …

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