Went From 9 To 24!

“From 9 units a month to 24 the month I attended your class.”  “I‘ve been in the car business 7 months, my first couple of months I was averaging about 9 units, then I attended Joe’s Closing Workshop. After learning your easy to follow the 8 steps to the sale, and really understanding and believing these …

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The Psychology of Buying

Which statement is correct? Buying is logical – and negotiation is emotional. Buying is emotional – and negotiation is logical. Fact: For 95%, buying is an emotional process. Think about it; very few people need to buy a different vehicle than the one they have now. They buy because they want a different vehicle. Price …

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Ask Joe: Do I spend too much time working deals?

Ask Joe: How much time should you spend ‘selling’ vs. ‘working the deal’? You’ll spend about 2 hours making most sales and the outcome depends on how you spend your time. a. Spend the first 20 minutes focused on the money and you’ll spend the better part of 2 hours negotiating price. Result: 6% Delivery …

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Developing Confidence Is A Step By Step Process

The best way to overcome fear, is to develop your skills, which will mean more sales, which in turn will give you more confidence. 1. Develop more skills. I was afraid of price and of closing, too, until I developed my skills. Now I realize ‘No’ isn’t important – ‘Yes’ is what you’re looking for, …

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Huge Tip

Huge tip on practicing that helped me a lot… You know you need practice to get better, right? In real life, the best practice is with a customer because it’s ‘real’. Find a sparring partner… The very best customer to practice on is someone you’re absolutely convinced can’t or won’t buy anything from you, no …

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Blurred Lines Between Selling & Closing

See what I mean about the blurred lines between selling and closing? Everything you do to bring a customer into the dealership; turning incoming calls into appointments, prospecting in service, and retaining your sold customers – moves the sale forward. Everything you do in Steps 1-4 of our 8-Step Basics, from your attitude, to your …

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Ask Joe: How can I make $15,000 more this year?

Joe, I want to increase my income by $15,000 this year. What’s my best plan and where do I focus?” You didn’t say how many units you sell now or how you’re doing, so let’s assume you meant $15k more in the next 7 months. The math is always first: $15,000 ÷ 7 months, means …

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Imagine a different future and bigger paycheck

If you want to sell & earn more, imagine what you could learn in our 3 sales classes! There’s so much to learn about “selling” that we have 3 completely different 2-Day Workshops: ‘How To Sell A Car’ … on core selling skills and the sales process to double your average production now ‘Advanced Closing …

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Move Your Career To The Next Level…

From 8 to 18” “Joe, when I started in the car business just over 5 months ago my General Manager introduced me to what he told me was the best sales training available – a mere three weeks later, I found myself in Halifax for a two-day Joe Verde Workshop called, ‘How To Sell A …

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“How To Sell More Cars” DVD Package Available For Pre-Order

Joe Verde’s New ‘Core 4’ Selling Skills DVD Package Includes the 4 Most Important Courses on How to Sell Cars Joe Verde Sales & Management Training, Inc., today announced the new Joe Verde ‘Core 4’ Selling Skills DVD Package, which includes the 4 most important courses on how to sell cars, is now available for pre-order. …

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Facts About Buying & Selling

Which stats are most important? That’s a big question because there are about 100 ‘most important’ facts about the different areas that affect sales. Stats on customers, selling, closing, negotiation, follow up, calls & leads, and facts on prospecting, unsold follow up, retention and more. Here are the most important when it comes to making …

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How many closes do you need to know?

Logically, you need as many as it takes to close more sales than you do now. We teach well over 100 different ways to set you up to be able to ask for that last commitment, or handle the objection effectively to get the commitment. More important, we cover exactly what to say next, no …

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From 130 Units to 239

“From 130 units @ $2,700 to 239 @ $4,100 with Joe’s training.” “I started as a salesman at Cass Burch with no experience in the car business and came to Joe Verde training before I did anything else. My third month I became salesman of the month and then salesman of the year. Cass Burch was …

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Joe Verde Summer Workshop Series Announced

Joe Verde Sales and Management Training, Inc., today announced the dates of its summer training workshop series. Five separate auto sales training workshops are being offered at various locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. “Team Leadership” For Retail Sales Managers: How to Double Your Net Profit is a management education-focused workshop held over two days. …

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Using The Best Greeting

When I started selling cars again (the right way), one of the toughest things for me to do was to stop saying, “Can I help you?” The other was getting ‘welcome’ into my greeting. It was hard for me, because I thought customers would think that ‘welcome’ was kinda corny. In real life, it turned …

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Need Some ‘Sales Insurance’?

When you live off the floor traffic, what happens if the weather or business goes south? Exactly, if you rely on floor traffic, you better take some classes now on how to stretch a paycheck, because you’ll need to know at some point. The key to success is to always have a pipeline filled with …

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What’s A Good Hourly Wage For Selling Cars?

I was making $20 an hour before I got into sales – what’s a good hourly wage to shoot for selling cars? When I sold cars the first time, my fifth year I was curious, too, and did the math to find my own hourly income. When I found out how much I was making, …

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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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