Category: repeat customers

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 […]

The Skills To Your Success

You Need ‘Selling Skills’ To Sell And Then You Need ‘Success Skills’ To Succeed… SUCCESS SKILLS: Control your continued growth No matter what profession you’re in, success skills are your foundational skills – the skills that drive your success. Whether you’re selling, acting, farming, or playing golf for a living – you have to keep […]

New Business Development Workshop From Joe Verde

Joe Verde Sales & Management Training, Inc., today announced the release of a brand new Business Development Workshop for auto dealer salespeople and sales managers. The focus of the workshop is turning prospects into buyers by better handling incoming sales calls, incoming leads from all sources and follow up of ‘unsold’ prospects. It also includes five […]

When did that car come in?

Have you ever had a prospect leave because you didn’t think you had the vehicle they wanted, and then an hour later you bumped into that exact vehicle out in the back lot? Sure, who hasn’t? At least until they learned that not knowing their own inventory was costing them a ton of $$$. Walk […]

Sales Made Easy!

“I sold 30 units & my sales are easier!” “Last year at this time,  I was averaging about 17 units per month. After being in the business for 1-1/2 years, I realized my potential for success by following Joe Verde’s training and making sure that I treated my customers right. I sold 30 units in […]

No Such Thing As ‘Be-Backs’?!

For my first 5 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 5 years without ever doing any follow up […]

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 […]

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, […]

What 5 Questions Do You Ask To Find The Next Buyer?

First – 3 quick reminders for you… 1. Most families have an average of 3 vehicles now. 2. 95% of the people in the family will buy another vehicle at some point. 3. 1 & 2 mean there is someone in the family who is next in line to buy a car. Your goal: Find […]

JVTN New Course: Lifetime Customer Retention Process

Subscribers to JVTN®, Joe Verde’s virtual sales training network for the automotive industry, introduced a new specialized training course that focuses on how to retain and develop a solid customer base.   “How many times has it happened where you really hit it off with a customer? The sale was fun, easy and you had […]