“My best month ever at 19 units!”

“From 8 to 16.3 current average and my best month ever at 19 units!” “Wow! Joe, your sales workshop was just what I needed. The 2 days away from the dealership were jam packed with so many ways for me to get better now and to continue to improve. Before I attended, I was selling about 8 …

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Only Santa Drives A Sled

Most people have a trade-in, so I want to remind you to never knock a person’s trade. They trade them in because they don’t like them or because they have issues, or they just want a new car. But if you start knocking it, they’ll start defending it! We all want too much for our …

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From $70K to $180K

“From $70K to $180K with Joe’s training!” “I’ve been in the car business 8 years. Lucky for me, I’ve been at a great dealership that provides great training with JVTN® as well as your workshops.  I’ve attended 5 of your workshops so far, and am getting ready to go to my 6th. They are just awesome, and …

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“From $45,000 to $80,000 to $100,000!”

“I started selling cars 3 years ago in the middle of the pandemic, at a great dealership that believed in the value of great training – and if it wasn’t for your training, I would not have made it. From Day 1, I have trained daily on JVTN® learning your 8 Step Sales Process To …

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The key to my new plan…

“I doubled my sales after your workshop and JVTN®!” “Thanks for an incredible sales workshop. Just having a Joe Verde trainer in front of me for 2 solid days made me appreciate even more the commitment my dealership has made to training and growing our dealership and me personally. The workshop really affirmed to me …

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3 Quick Reminders

Which statement is correct? (Slow down and think.) ● Buying is a logical decision based on facts, and the negotiation is emotional. ● Buying is the emotional decision, and negotiation is logical based on facts. Aren’t Sure? Do you recall anyone on the lot ever getting super excited when you tell them their trade is …

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Ready for some “Recurring Revenue”?

When you improve your selling and income average – you create RR (Recurring Revenue). I just finished a document on how dealers can maximize their return on investment with JVTN®. One of the most important points for a dealership is the recurring revenue generated when salespeople improve their averages. Example: Say the dealership was selling …

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Process for every customer

Your training was exactly what I needed… “I’ve been so lucky to be at a great dealership. Learning your 8 steps gave me a plan and a process for every customer, and I made $40K my first year.  My 2nd year I made $61K, 3rd $89K, 4th $116K, and I finished last year at $147K, …

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CCI Auction Brings In $108,700

Joe Verde at the booth with volunteers and clients of CCI during the NADA Show. In case you missed the news from the recent NADA Show in Las Vegas…Joe Verde continued his ongoing support for Canine Companions (CCI) and it’s Wounded Veterans Initiative at the auction sponsored by BackLot Cars (formerly ADESA) during the show. …

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Body Language Basics

Being able to ‘read’ what people mean, not what they say, is critical. So is projecting your own body language they’ll be reading. That’s why it’s so important to master your skills and the 8 steps so you can give your full attention to the customer. When you’re winging it, you can’t pay attention, because …

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Stop Wasting Your Day Waiting For An ‘Up’

A lot of salespeople spend most of their day just waiting and hoping. They hope for traffic, hope they’ll get an ‘up’, hope that person is serious, hope there’s a unit in stock they’ll want to buy, and hope they can and will take it home today. WOW! That’s just way too much ‘hope’ to …

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Work on Commission…?

Why wouldn’t everyone on commission do something every month to improve? A lot of people in dead end jobs figure “What’s the point – no matter how hard I work or improve, I won’t earn more money.” For a lot, that’s very true. I’ve worked with other people in many ‘dead end’ jobs and I’m …

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Are you Asking the Right Questions to Control the Sale?

Note: Your first few minutes and first few words determine the path of every sale. The questions you aren’t asking that start & keep your sale on track… ○ “Welcome to ABC Motors, I’m ___ and you are ___?” (Asking this question will prevent a ‘just looking’ or other vague reply.) ○ Quick Yes: “Y’all …

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Living The Dream…

“Joe, my story started out very similar to others – I was in a job working long and hard, and being underappreciated and wanted a change and the opportunity to earn more money. When I first applied at the dealership, I told the GM during my interview that I needed to make $60K, which would …

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“27 cars in my 2nd month!”

“3 weeks of Joe’s training before I was allowed to talk to a customer.” “Getting into the car business was one of the best decisions I have ever made, and I’m so glad my dealership values your training and provided it for me. I have a boss and manager who believed in me, and pushed me out …

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Quick Solutions…

In sales, everything matters… Who buys – men or women? A Forbes report in 2019 showed that women buy 62% of the new cars in the U.S. and influence 9 out of 10 vehicle purchases. (Tip: If you aren’t sure about the stats, ask your wife.) Women tend to be more practical and ask more …

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