Being Productive

“Am I doing the most productive thing possible right now?” Write this question down on a few business cards and put this note to yourself everywhere – so you’re constantly reminded to “work” when you’re at work. Put a card on your dashboard, on your telephone at work, in your pocket so you’re reminded every …

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Leave me alone – I’m working!

Wouldn’t it be great to work with 10 other 30 car a month salespeople who are all on the same page, working smart, and making money? That atmosphere is all about doing a great job, having fun, making money, and making customers happier than they’ve ever been with their purchase. Peer pressure and peer distractions …

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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 …

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Common Mistakes That Cost You Sales

Mistakes in sports cost you goals, points and eventually the game. Mistakes in sales cost you units, bonuses and commission each month. In sports, when you recognize you’re doing something wrong, or that you could be doing better, the obvious solution is to practice, practice and practice some more. The more you practice, the better …

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Lazy People ‘Work Harder’ Than Pros

My first five years, I had to work bell to bell every day just to sell 8 units. Then one day I realized I wasn’t an 8 car guy, I was a 4-car guy working two shifts every day and most of my days off. Working double shifts now and then and coming in on …

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Joe Verde Launches New Website!

Joe Verde Sales & Management Training, Inc., (JVSMT) announced the launch of their newly updated and revamped website: www.joeverde.com Commenting on the new site, Joe Verde, President, Joe Verde Sales & Management Training, Inc., stated, “Our goal with this new website is to provide our visitors an easier way to learn about our services and …

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My Average Gross on the Front End is $3,000…

“I was in construction before I started at my dealership 3 years ago…” “My dealership is very pro training, and very pro Joe Verde. They send us to classes and we have JVTN® to keep learning more every day. I compare what I learn in Joe’s classes and online to having a set of blueprints …

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Your Next $1,000,000

I know salespeople who’ve been selling cars 20 years, and are still just waiting until something better comes along. They haven’t made a commitment or learned enough about selling to start earning big bucks. What a waste of 20 years. A Million Dollar Decision In my book, “Goal Setting for Salespeople”, I remind everyone that …

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Ask Joe: Fear, Angst & Discomfort

Why do you even need to close if everyone came to buy?…” FEAR – ANGST – DISCOMFORT Buying a car is something most people only do every few years, and they know they can never figure out which is the real, best thing for them to do. Recently, I bought two vehicles and traded in …

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Units Nearly Triple, Commission More Than Doubles…

“From 7 units to 20 … and from $250 in commission to $625!” “I‘ve been in the car business 8 months. Prior to attending the Joe Verde Closing & Negotiation workshop, I had a steady 9 car average and was making about $250 per unit commission. The JVTN® online training really gave me a firm foundation to …

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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 …

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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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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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“What Can I Earn?”

You’ll earn what you’re worth. I said that the other day and a guy said, “That’s a cop-out answer.” Not really, if you’re working on commission, or even if you’re on a salary of some kind, there’s always that volume or gross bonus. Whether you’re in management, sales, service, BDC or any other department; when …

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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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After JVTN – Sold 9 Cars In 2 Weeks

My first 2 weeks I sold 9 cars. “I have years of sales experience, but never sold cars before, so I was happy when they set me up with a login for Joe Verde’s online training. I focused of the ‘CORE 4’ fundamental courses for two weeks before going on the floor. What helped me most, …

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Meet Joe’s Training Team At NADA – Booth #1667C

NADA Attendees Get Joe Verde’s Books Free and can Visit Joe and his Training Team at Booth # 1667C Joe Verde Sales & Management Training, Inc., today announced that Joe Verde and his training team will be in booth #1667C at the 2016 NADA Convention & Exposition in Las Vegas, NV, March 31-April 3, to answer …

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