Category: selling cars

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 […]

Quick Reminders on How To Sell More Every Month

Summer is here and people are out buying, so here are some quick reminders that make a difference every day in sales. They aren’t in any particular order, just highlight the ones you want to focus on. Then do a search on JVTN® and ‘like’ that chapter or course for easy review. Great Question: “Is […]

And the winner is…ATTITUDE

Every book on selling or success begins with the importance of having a great attitude. The catch is that there are a lot of people with a great attitude who still fail more often than not. The key is understanding that more success isn’t just about having a great attitude. Consistently achieving more success – […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

My First $20,000 Month Selling Cars

“From selling food door-to-door, to my first $20,000 month selling cars!” “I have been at my dealership for just over 6 months, and I feel blessed to be in the car business. Previously I sold meat, chicken and fish door-to-door for 15 years, and although it was a difficult sale, I developed a strong work […]

Why Do They Do So Many Write Ups???

“Why do new guys and low achievers write up so many people who can’t buy the vehicle?” When I started selling cars, we weren’t trained. Our managers just said, “You’re hired, now make me proud and sell something.” So I wrote up everybody I could. Since we were told to just find a car they […]

I Tripled My Income

“I tripled my income and I love my job!” “Joe – I was at my last job for 12 years and was in need of a change. I always loved the car business and started selling cars at the dealership where I’d bought all of my cars. I have been training on JVTN® since I […]

Learn More And You’ll Earn More

Do everything the same way this year that you did last year, and you’ll sell and earn about what you earned last year…or less! The problem with trying to sell the same way, with the same skill level, is that the market is never the same. Take the really rough winter this year: when dealerships […]