Quick Tip: Get Social!

You need to let people know who you are, what you do and where you work – and using social media is a great way to help you do that. Whether you send emails to your customer base, tweets to your fans, or you direct people to your page on Facebook or LinkedIn profile, do …

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Be Persistent And Sell More

All things are difficult before they are easy.” Einstein got low scores in math, Churchill got poor grades in English, and both became 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 …

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Play The Odds

After a purchase, have you ever been unable to talk to, or get the salesperson to return your calls? Isn’t it more frustrating when you have a question or problem and need a response now? Join the club. That’s exactly how your customers feel, too. Every call from them is just as important to them. …

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I Didn’t Even Ask About The Price…

I bought 3 different vehicles last year. I looked at one new SUV and asked the salesperson about the tow package and camera. He read the sticker and said, “It has those and adds $xxx to the price, but don’t worry, we can easily save you a few thousand.” I didn’t ask about the price, …

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They Came To Buy – Make Sure It’s With You…

Ask Joe … How tough should it be to sell someone a vehicle they came to buy? I agree, sometimes it’s way tougher than it should be. Some people don’t want buying to be easy, some people have been burned so bad in the past that you can’t change it, and sometimes there’s nothing you …

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Earning $138,000 From Joe Verde Online Training

“I finished the year at $138,000” “Well Joe, JVTN® is like taking a multi-vitamin every day because it keeps my selling skills healthy! I am still averaging 20 cars a month and in December I finished at 23 units and my commissions were $13,000. In my first year of business, I have earned $138,000 and my goal …

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No ‘Be-Backs’?

For my first five years selling cars, my manager kept saying ‘there’s no such thing as a be-back’ … so logically, I didn’t follow up. Why bother, he said, they aren’t coming back anyway! We were ‘dumb’ and ‘dumber’ because we both believed it. So I spent five years without ever doing any follow up …

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Make It Happen This Month

Want to sell more and earn more this month? Then do everything on this list! Look, act, sound and think like a pro! Leave all your problems at the curb right now, and go to work to sell some cars. WORK your full shift. Don’t stand around waiting for something to happen, just ‘work’. Read …

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How A 3×5 Card Helped Me In Sales

I was doing a ‘stats’ video a few weeks ago and reminded everyone how critical it is to not just hear stats, but to internalize them. When I started selling cars the 2nd time, I wrote the stats we cover on different 3×5 cards and carried them with me for 30 days, so I could …

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How To Go From 13 Units to 20 or 25

The one sentence answer … Learn to sell one more unit each month. A year from now, you’ll be at 25 cars a month. ————— Three things keep most people from selling more and earning more… Skills – Habits – Attitude You’ve probably heard about what happens to so many of the million dollar lottery …

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Being Good vs. Getting Better

I’m always surprised when I ask salespeople: “What did you do to prepare for your 4 or 5 opportunities to make $1,000 today?” Yep, the answer is usually ‘nothing’. I can’t understand why a salesperson would tell their kids to practice for a soccer game on Saturday, but then not practice for their own big …

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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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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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From 57 to 184 Units

“From 57 to 184 units a month!” “About a year ago while on vacation I brought Joe’s book ‘A Dealer’s Guide to Recovery and Growth’, I couldn’t wait to get back to work and learn more about Joe’s training. We have since attended Joe’s 2-Day Manager Workshop and implemented online training on JVTN®. Our dealership has …

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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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Everything Is A Choice

A friend of ours wanted a new Toyota and went to the closest dealership to buy it. Who could ask for anything more – a qualified buyer is coming to buy a new car! But she didn’t buy the Toyota. She wanted it, she said the salesperson was nice and everything was fine except that …

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