An Easy Objection

“I’ll think it over and get back to you,” is one of the easiest objections to handle. Instead of dropping the price or handing them your dismissal slip (business card) try this instead: “Bob, help me out for a second before you leave … this seems like the perfect vehicle for you guys, what is …

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Making Dreams Become A Reality

“Thanks for making my dreams come true.”  “Joe as you always say – your success in the car business is based on YOU and your selling skills, your work  habits, your attitude, and your choice of customers (SHAC) . If it wasn’t for JVTN® online training, your trainers, and your incredible support staff, I wouldn’t …

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Winners Never Quit

Albert Einstein got low scores in arithmetic, Winston Churchill got poor grades in English, and both ended up being two of the greatest men in history. When I say don’t give up, I’m not talking about just quitting, I’m talking about mentally throwing in the towel, because you missed a sale or because you asked …

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Processes vs. Skills – What’s The Difference?

Processes … A process is made up of the steps you take to complete something, whether it’s building a house, selling a car, or prospecting out in service. Common processes you need in sales… How to warm up the prospect – how to build value in owning the vehicle – how to close the sale …

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Make Team Work The Common Goal

Because teamwork is so critical to success for any dealership in today’s market, we talk about teamwork in all of our 2-Day Leadership / Management workshops. But what is teamwork, how do you define teamwork, and what does teamwork mean to you? Everybody helping each other Everybody trying to hit a goal Everybody cooperating In …

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Learn More And You’ll Earn More

Do everything the same way this year that you did last year, and you’ll sell and earn about what you earned last year…or less! The problem with trying to sell the same way, with the same skill level, is that the market is never the same. Take the really rough winter this year: when dealerships …

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157 Vehicles The First Year Selling Cars

“157 vehicles and $80,000 my first year” “Joe, I just wanted to thank you for helping me sell 157 vehicles and earn $80,000 my first year in the car business. I’ve been training on JVTN® since my first day, both group training 3x per week and training on my own. Your training has given me the skills …

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Averaging 100 Retail Units Monthly

A question from a salesperson for Ask Joe: “I sell 15-20 units and I can’t believe someone can average 100 retail units a month. That would mean talking to  300-500 people every month.” I’ve only met a few people who sell over 100 per month and two of them were in our sales workshops. I …

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Common Question

Ask Joe: “Joe, why doesn’t our dealership send us to your  classes or get JVTN®?” You didn’t say whether you’d asked and they wouldn’t let you attend class or use Joe Verde Training Network®, so do this… 1. Stop here and go tell your dealer you want to go to class or use JVTN® to …

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It’s All About ‘Choice’

Fact: You either choose to develop the habit of continually getting better (in sales & in life) or you choose to develop the habit of making excuses to justify everything you don’t do (in sales & in life). There are certainly things ‘out of your control’ that cause you to lose a sale, like their …

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Who Is Teaching You How To Succeed In Sales?

You learn something every day from the other salespeople you work with that will determine a large part of your success in sales. Unfortunately, most of it is bad information that will hurt your career instead of helping you become more successful. Why? Just check the correct box below about who’s sharing all their great …

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Units & Gross Are Up!

Units And Gross Up By Training on JVTN® “When I got in the car business 6 years ago, my manager had me watch Joe Verde over and over for the first week. I came out of the gates hungry and ready to apply what I learned. By my second month I was top salesperson, that …

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How To Handle Digital Leads – Joe Verde Interviewed On CBT

Joe Verde Sales & Management Training Inc., announced that Joe Verde was interviewed at NADA 2015 by CBT News at the 2015 NADA Convention. An excerpt from his interview, discussing what to do once a digital lead come into your showroom, can now be viewed on CBT News: http://cbtnews.com/interview-with-joe-verde/ Auto dealers are doing everything they …

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Joe Verde Releases New Book “Double Your Net In Just 90 Days”

Joe Verde Sales & Management Training, Inc., today announced that Joe Verde has written and released a brand new book for Auto Dealers: “Double Your Net In Just 90 Days.” Verde has helped dealerships across North America for decades and has authored several books, of which to date, more than 350,000 copies have been sold …

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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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Getting ‘Lucky’ With Sales

Want to get lucky and earn more this month? Just do what a lot of 20-30-40 car pros do: • Look, Act, Sound and Think like a pro this month! • Leave problems, stinky little attitudes and everything but selling at the curb and just go to work to sell a car. • Work your …

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Make Every Minute Count

It’s here, the end of one year and the beginning of a brand new one. Two things should be happening right now: 1. Put the pedal to the metal to make this your best year ever. You know how to hustle in an emergency, so treat every day like it’s an emergency – don’t rush …

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Enthusiasm Sells!

Have you ever noticed how successful you are on those days you feel great? You know, those days when everything is going just right and everybody who walks on the lot that day is there to buy from you! The product doesn’t sell itself. A presentation alone doesn’t sell the product and neither does advertising …

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