CRIC Beats “ITIO” Again & Again

“I’ll think it over and get back to you” – is one of the easiest objections to close on. Instead of dropping the price or carding them, first, you need to Clarify what they mean … “Bob, help me out here for a second before you leave … what is it you want to think …

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The Demonstration

The ‘make it or break it’ step in selling. Want to turn more of your driving presentations (demos) into more sales with higher commissions, and happier customers? If so, here are a few tips… • Before you drive any vehicle, make sure you heat up or cool down the inside, so they’ll be comfortable. • …

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Body Language

When you’re trying to get an agreement from your customer, slowly start nodding your head up and down as you’re talking to them about a feature or benefit. It’s easy, practice this now… Smile, nod your head and say out loud, “Won’t this be fun on those trips to the mountains?” Practice it again as …

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Telling Isn’t Selling

When you overhear a presentation, all you’ll usually hear is a lot of talking, mostly by the salesperson. Usually he or she is going on and on, telling the customer about the vehicle. In fact, most presentations start way before the salesperson even knows who it’s for, how the customer will use it, or why …

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Develop Another Good Habit

For most salespeople, staying positive and being confident takes work, especially in sales where you hear “no” way more often than you hear the “yes” that equals a paycheck. I was going through my files and found some very old 3×5 cards that were so worn they were barely legible. For months I’d carry one …

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My Favorite Reminder On Why To Keep Training

Spring was in the air and the annual wood chopping contest was the final event of the County Fair. The crowds gathered, the excitement grew as the two finalists were about to begin. One was the reigning champion who had won year after year. The other was a new guy in his first wood chopping …

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Follow Up For 6-10 More Sales This Month

Before we talk about how to follow up your working prospects, let’s review what’s happened so far… • 86% buy something other than what they said they wanted – and you did have a vehicle in stock they liked. • You spent from 20 minutes to a couple of hours and went through some or …

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Do You Know Who Is Your Hottest Prospect?

Average salespeople only deliver 10%. If they log just 2 people per day (50 total) it’s 20%. Regardless of how many you log, divide your deliveries by that number and your closing ratio will probably be 20% or less. Ex: 12 deliveries ÷ 60 ups = 20%. You can easily sell more by developing better …

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2 Tips From Joe

Secret to Success. If you’re looking for the secret to success, part of it is pretty simple… Do everything you know you need to do, and then some. Everybody wants to achieve their version of success. The problem is most people hope they can reach their success by doing as little as they can get …

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Thought From Joe…

“Have you confused what you’re earning with how long you’re working? Before I learned how to sell, after my first 5 years of double shifts, I realized I wasn’t even an 8-car guy — I was a 4-car guy working two shifts…” -Joe Verde ### Get Joe’s latest book for free now and see how he …

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Will You Just Wait & See Or…Plan & Succeed In 2014?

I talked to a salesperson the other day about his goals for 2014 and he said, “The car business is great, so what’s the point?” The point is, you set goals to improve. That means if you delivered 192 units and made $57,600 last year, it’s time to get better. How much is better? That’s …

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‘Close’ On Christmas

Learn to use the spirit of Christmas and gift giving as a closing tool 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 …

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How To Improve Your Sales Right Away!

I’d been playing golf for a few years, but no matter how long I played, the hardest concept I had to buy into and the hardest habit I had to break to hit the ball farther is that I should swing easier, not harder. Swinging the club was an aerobic workout most of the time. …

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Goal Setting At Sales Class Helped Make His Dreams Come True…

Joe Verde Sales & Management Training, Inc., today announced that learning the basics of goal setting at a Joe Verde training seminar, helped Sales/Finance Manager Chad Tanasiychuk of Edmonton, Alberta, step away from the brink of failure, achieve his dreams; become highly successful in the car business; and attain financial stability and wealth. “Chad is …

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Are some salespeople just ‘naturals’?

Wouldn’t it be great if you’d been born with a natural talent for selling lots of cars?  Wouldn’t selling cars be a piece of cake if you’d been blessed with more of that charisma and had won the golden tongue award so many of the “naturals” in our business seem to have? Some salespeople just …

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“Most”

I got an e-mail from a salesperson who justified not using whatever my article covered. How’d he justify not using the info? He counted the times I used the word most. (I also get grief about using run-on sentences, and now and then I get a hit on my grammar – go figure.) I use …

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