What A Difference…

Here are a few comments we just got about salespeople’s improvements after our sales class. What a difference… Ford salesperson – Started selling in Dec. 2017 and averaged 8 before class in June 2018. He ended at 16 in June, 17 in July and 13 out by mid-August. His down payment average went from $1,000 …

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Peer Pressure Kills Sales & Careers

It doesn’t take much more than a ‘duh’ degree to know that if you don’t do what it takes to succeed – you won’t. But so many people reading this who want to improve and know they can, don’t. Most don’t even try, because they’re afraid of the ‘resistance fighters’ or of what some of …

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Made More In Car Sales Than 1 Year At Previous Job

“I’ve already made more than my entire year at Verizon.”  “Before getting into car sales I worked at a Verizon store. Wow, what a difference. I started last May and in June went to the Sales Workshop and Doug Christiansen was the teacher and I train on JVTN® – and I was hooked on ‘selling’. …

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Buying Is Emotional – Negotiation Is Logical

That’s why you can’t talk price until you’ve sold the vehicle. As soon as the conversation moves to money, they go from excitement to logic. Closing and the negotiation itself are logic-based by default. But the smart salesperson will also keep the emotions flowing throughout both of those processes. When you do, you’ll close more …

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Sold 75 Units in 3 Months

“Joe, after your Sales Workshop…I sold 75 units in the last 3 months, which is 39 more than I averaged in the 3 months before going to class!” -Jordan Edmond, Salesperson, Charlotte, NC ##### Get Joe Verde’s sales book, Get Everything You Want In Sales, now and put your career on the right track – …

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Went From 14.5 To 20.5 Units

From 14.5 to 20.5 by going to ‘work to work’ and following your 8 steps.   “Joe, I have been in the car business just over one year and was averaging 14.5 before you class, which wasn’t bad, but I wanted more. In your Selling Skills Workshop, I realized I wasn’t working very effectively, so …

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Doubled My Units, Tripled My Income

“After your workshop, I doubled my units and almost tripled my income.” “Before your Sales Class, I was pretty much just figuring out how to do this on my own and was averaging 10 a month and about $4,000 in commission. At the workshop I learned your New Basics sales process and knew I could follow those …

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Just Closed On A Home…

From 10 to 14 and my first home…” “Joe – I’ve been in the car business 3 years and was a solid 10 car guy before I attended your Sales Workshop. After really understanding the process and by following your 8 steps to the sale, my current average is now 14.5. The biggest change for …

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Went From 9 To 24!

“From 9 units a month to 24 the month I attended your class.”  “I‘ve been in the car business 7 months, my first couple of months I was averaging about 9 units, then I attended Joe’s Closing Workshop. After learning your easy to follow the 8 steps to the sale, and really understanding and believing these …

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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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Commission Jumps from $250 to $625

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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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 …

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No ‘Be-Backs’?

For my first five 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 five years without ever doing any follow up …

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From 130 Units to 239

“From 130 units @ $2,700 to 239 @ $4,100 with Joe’s training.” “I started as a salesman at Cass Burch with no experience in the car business and came to Joe Verde training before I did anything else. My third month I became salesman of the month and then salesman of the year. Cass Burch was …

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On Track For 200 Units!

“Before your class, I sold 88 units in a year, and now I’m on track for almost 200!” “I recently returned from your Sales Workshop and all I can say is WOW, what an eye opener! I sold 88 cars and averaged about 7.5 units per month. In your class, I learned the importance of slowing down the sale, being …

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Sean Gardner To Speak At VIADA Dealer Day

Joe Verde Sales & Management Training Inc., announced their senior automotive trainer, Sean Gardner, will be a featured presenter at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville for the Virginia Independent Auto Dealers Association (VIADA) Dealer Day, on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Gardner’s session, “Sales Training – Not Just for New Car Dealerships,” will provide attendees …

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It’s All About ‘Choice’

Fact: You either choose to develop the habit of continually getting better (in sales & in life) or you choose to develop the habit of making excuses to justify everything you don’t do (in sales & in life). There are certainly things ‘out of your control’ that cause you to lose a sale, like their …

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Turn Info Into Skills

A few years ago, I wanted to play golf. I bought clubs and videos on how to do everything from drive to putt. I watched every video and learned what I needed to do to become a good golfer. Quick question on that – how many skills did I develop watching those videos? Right – …

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