How Serious Are They?

Ask Joe … “What do you do when a customer says they want to come in, but keep cancelling or missing their appointment? How do you know if they’re serious or not?” The next time you talk to them, ask, “Where are you now?” After they tell you, just say, “Hang on and I’ll be …

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What Would Happen If You Make Improving Your Priority?

The year is young. What can happen in 2016, if you make improving your priority? If you develop better selling skills… A great example from a veteran in sales… “I’ve been in the car business 26 years, and I’ve attended Joe’s Sales and Closing & Negotiating Workshops, and we have JVTN® in our dealership. Last …

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Only Have A Few Minutes…

“What do you do when people tell you that they only have a few minutes?” First, understand that this is usually just a ‘reflex’ objection like, “We’re just looking,” and it’s easy to handle. Most salespeople mess this up before they even start though, because they challenge the objection and lose the sale. The first …

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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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New Classes Added: Winter Workshops Series

Joe Verde Sales & Management Training, Inc., (JVSMT) announced today the dates of its fourth quarter plus more training workshop series. Five separate workshops are being offered at various locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. How To Sell A Car & Close The Sale Today is an interactive two-day workshop. The class focus is on …

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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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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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5 Objections Handled Joe’s Way

He handled 5 objections Joe’s way & closed the sale! “I have been in sales and management for over 20 years and I have been training on JVTN® since Feb 2014.  I train daily, 30 minutes on my own, and we do group training with our team about 2 times per week. My part of the process …

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Went From 3 – 6 – 9 To 19

“From 3 to 6 to 9 to 19 units – thank you so much!” “I have been in car sales a little over a year, and have trained on JVTN® since day 1. By training daily I keep increasing my knowledge and skills as I keep developing into a sales professional. I went from selling 3 to 6 to …

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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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It’s Not Rocket Science – It’s Common Sense

Have you ever heard, “Your first few seconds and your first few words will make or break your sale.”…? Most salespeople in our business can’t understand how a sale that normally takes a couple of hours can be so affected by the first twenty seconds or so. Your first few seconds: This would be that …

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Make It About Them

I read a survey about what customers look for most when they buy a new vehicle. Some of the key points in the survey… • An arrogant or pushy salesperson is not appreciated. (Wow, who knew!) • They’d prefer to talk to a salesperson who was polite and friendly (aka: built rapport), who knew their …

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From 16 to 52 After Class

“From 16 a month to 52 in the two months after class.”  “I have been training on JVTN® regularly for the past couple of months and recently attended Joe’s 2 Day Sales Workshop. The workshop really pulled it all together for me. I have been a solid 16-car salesperson. “After class I had my best …

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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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Build Critical Skills With New Online Course From Joe Verde

A new course offered on Joe Verde’s Training Network® provides salespeople and managers in the automotive industry training on the most critical skills needed to sell more vehicles. This new online course, “Skills You Need To Sell A Car To Your Next Customer” is the sixth release this year by Joe Verde Sales & Management …

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Are You Listening – Or Waiting To Talk?

You listen to understand. One of the biggest challenges most salespeople have in building more rapport, finding their prospect’s hot buttons, giving a great presentation and demonstration and in being able to close the sale and overcome their objections is simply being able to listen. To listen, you have to know your product so well …

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