Listen More & Talk Less

You have 2 ears & 1 mouth. If you want to sell more, listen more & talk less. Most people don’t listen well and sales­people are no exception – in fact we may be worse than everyone else. Why? Be­cause we have an agenda, “Make A Sale”! That “I need to sell this” thinking is …

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Emotions Drive Most Purchases

Customers buy a different car or truck because they want to, not because they need to. The more excited they are when they’re on the lot, the more likely they are to buy. (Think about it – when people are cautious, aren’t we all less likely to buy?) Their positive emotions come from the sights, …

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Clear Goals = Fast Recovery

To get through this ‘stuff’ the most critical activity now is to have clear goals and plans to get you back on top. A positive statement: “I’m going to get through this” isn’t a goal, just a statement with nothing to back it up. Unrealistic goals like, “I’m going to work hard and make 10 …

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“I sold 45+ cars in April (2020)”

Congratulations Seamus! “I wanted to touch base and let you know after one year of working in the industry, and from going to the Joe Verde sales workshop, I have had another record breaking month! With the proper mindset and just focusing on work and not the world around me falling apart, in April I …

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How bad is business now?

How bad is business for most dealerships? There is no general answer to that right now. Seems like most of the US and Canada were in a lockdown and most dealerships couldn’t open for sales, and many may be slowly reopening over the next month. During this time, I’d hope that most of those were …

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Congratulations, Brandon!

“Even with the pandemic, I sold 22 units and was #1 in March after your sales workshop.” “I’ve been in the car business 2 years, and was already doing good averaging about 15 cars a month when the opportunity came up to attend your sales workshop. I knew what I would learn at your class …

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Your Daily Dozen Checklist

You’ve set your goals, now follow these rules of selling and success and watch your sales and income skyrocket! Download my ‘Go To Work To Work’ audio at JoeVerde.com/GTWTW or check out audios inside JVTN® – and then you can get to work… 1. Leave any problems at the curb. Stuff happens, to everyone, but …

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Is it goal setting – or is it magic?

Goal setting is the best kept secret in the world and it’s the closest thing there is to real magic. It’s simple, and it’s powerful. You figure out what you want, then write a very detailed plan on how you’ll get it, and then presto – if you just follow your plan, 94% of the …

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Getting A $1,000 Raise

“I’ve already given myself a $1,000 raise.” “I have been in the car business for 4 months. My first month was a training month for me. But after that, I hit the ground running. My first month I sold 8, then 13 and last month 11 and I’ve been top salesperson the last 3 months …

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Goals Control Success

If you read my blog, you’ve probably remember me talking about how to grow from the bottom up. It’s really a very simple and logical process. Just keep improving your lowest months. That makes sense, but what about your highest months? More good news: by eliminating your bad months, you’ll also sell more on the …

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Will You Sell More?

The ‘choice’ most salespeople ignore. Success, and more success, is dependent on a person’s motivation, desire, determination, and the self-discipline they apply to make it happen. (And SHAC of course.) In my first 5 years, 95% of us were stuck at 8 – 12 units, but there’s always someone you hear about who sells more. …

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$80,000 so far…

“From 6-7 to 14.5 and on track to make $80,000 this year!” “I work at Bob King Hyundai and have been training on JVTN® and growing since my first day in the car biz, a year next month!  Without the training on JVTN® I have no clue where I would be today. If it wasn’t …

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Describing Features

Features don’t add value by default. Unless you sell the benefit, they just add to the price. Another common problem that goes along with knowing all of the product stats is being able to explain what they mean, and then tying it in to how each of those features relates to each customer’s specific wants …

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50 ways you can improve!

Are you ready to make the big bucks? Here are 50 ways you can improve If you’re serious about selling more, have fun and rate yourself in each area from 0% to 100%. Then start improving YOU. (Careful on the 100%, nobody’s perfect.) The BasicsFirst Impressions (% Great) ____%Your Greeting (% Great) ____%Bypassing Price On …

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Last month I sold 42 units…

“I started selling cars 4 years ago and have been at this dealership for 2 years. We started using JVTN® after I had been here six months, and it has helped the managers and salespeople change their attitudes about sales. I train every day and I’m taking the steps to get to my goal of …

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From detailing cars to selling…

From detailing cars to selling 15 cars a month. “I was working in Detail and earning $32,000 a year. I applied to sell cars at a great dealership by the manager because he felt I would succeed and he worked with me on Joe’s training. After studying Joe’s processes on JVTN®, I understand that closing is …

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Gaining Knowledge vs. Developing Skills

I decided to play golf a few years ago, so I bought clubs and videos on everything from driving to putting. Then I watched every video on what I needed to do to become a good golfer. Quick question – how many skills did I develop watching those videos? Right – Zero. All I got …

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