How To Get What You Want

Today’s market is coming right along and getting better and better every month. Every time I hear the news, it’s good news again for sales in the car business. The bad news is that average salespeople are just doing what they’ve always done – not much. My first managers didn’t teach me goal setting, they …

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Easily Get More Down & Higher Payments

Two phrases can replace 30 minutes of negotiation… Example: You’re working a deal and in your first offer, your customer says they don’t want to spend over $400. You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to get another $25, $50 even $100 a month with just two phrases. Here’s how it works… When the …

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Always Make Your Customers Comfortable

Have you stopped to think about what you’re asking most customers to do, in dollars and cents, after a 10 minute presentation and a quick spin around the block? Car payments use up 20%-30% of the average person’s take home pay.  That means whether you’re selling a loaded Tahoe or stripped Accent, car payments make …

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“Sorry I’m Late…”

Are you one of those people who just never quite makes it to anything on time? Do things and all that stuff beyond your control seem to pop up and cause you to get to work just after the bell rings almost every day? Yeah, I know, you’re never real late, just a little late …

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How To Lose The Sale On The Lot…

Talk Trade Value – Lose The Sale 94% Of The Time Talk Any Price Topic – Lose The Sale 96% Of The Time “What’s my trade worth?” … “What would my payments run on this?” Most customers will ask you both questions before they’ve even found a vehicle they’re ready to take home today. If …

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Will You Pass The ‘Sales’ Test?

We take tests all of our lives; to graduate from school, to get our driver’s license, etc. Now in sales, your skills are tested with every prospect you talk to whether it’s an Internet lead, an incoming sales call or a prospect on the lot. Your test scores for each of those contacts are what …

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How To Increase Your Sales 50% Overnight

One of the most important things to understand is that to sell more units, you can’t sell price; you have to sell value. Can you get from 10 to 15, or from 20 to 30 overnight? You can, but if you want to increase your sales, you’ll have to stop quizzing people about their budget …

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Ask Joe

“How can I sell more units in this market when we have a lot fewer people on the lot?” If you look at the facts, it’s easy to sell more units in any market condition … just start doing a better job right now with every person you’re talking to on the lot. In our …

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Ask Joe

“How can I make up for the sales I missed earlier this month?” I’m surprised so many people actually believe they can “make up” lost sales or lost activities today, just by doing a better job tomorrow. In a race, you can’t make up the time you lost on the last lap during the next …

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