Move Your Career To The Next Level…

From 8 to 18” “Joe, when I started in the car business just over 5 months ago my General Manager introduced me to what he told me was the best sales training available – a mere three weeks later, I found myself in Halifax for a two-day Joe Verde Workshop called, ‘How To Sell A …

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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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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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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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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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Develop Your Skills Faster

You’re reading this, taking courses on JVTN® and attending our classes to learn more, so let’s look at how to turn knowledge into skills faster. Nothing helps you learn faster than practicing. So find a partner and practice together at least 20 minutes a day. Rule: No tough customers. You aren’t trying to trip each …

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Think You Know It All…?

“Sometimes we assume…we know it all…” “I have been in the car business since 1983. Sometimes we assume, by being in a profession for a long time, we know it all! Along came JVTN® and I did not buy in, at first. My Manager sat down with me and told me to just open my eyes and ears …

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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 …

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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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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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Went from 7 units to 18 a month!

I went from 7 units to 18 a month! “Joe, I have been in automotive sales for the past 10 months. The first 3 months I was figuring things out on my own. The 4th month I attended your Sales Workshop and BAM!  What was a great job, became a great career. I was averaging about …

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How many closes do you need to know?

Logically, you need as many as it takes to close more sales than you do now. We teach well over 100 different ways to set you up to be able to ask for that last commitment, or handle the objection effectively to get the commitment. More important, we cover exactly what to say next, no …

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In The First 20 Seconds…

“Your first few seconds and your first few words will usually make or break the sale.” How can a sale that usually takes a couple hours be so affected by the first 20 seconds? That’s easy, a lot of critical things happen very quickly when you meet someone. The first few seconds… The prospect’s 1st …

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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 …

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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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