Category: negotiating

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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, […]

CRIC Beats “ITIO” Again & Again

“I’ll think it over and get back to you” – is one of the easiest objections to close on. Instead of dropping the price or carding them, first, you need to Clarify what they mean … “Bob, help me out here for a second before you leave … what is it you want to think […]