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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Open For Business…

ARE YOU READY?Of course you’re ready to get back to work, the real question is…ARE YOU PREPARED? ————— In my monthly newsletters, I’ve talked about how important it is to be prepared as states allow more people to get out of the house and back to work. Everybody is taking a hit and nobody expects …

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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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It’s Your Career – How far will you take it?

There is a ton of opportunity to grow for 2 reasons… 1. Experts say to expect 17’ish million units again this year, people got tax cuts, companies got breaks and can keep more employed or raise their pay. 2. 80% of the salespeople down the street are below average. That means your competition isn’t very …

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Making $100,000 and Going Strong…

“I earn over $100,000 and train on JVTN® almost every day.” “I’ve been in the car business for 30 years and I have had access to JVTN® (Joe Verde online training) for the last 7 years at my dealership. Joe’s training and constant training on JVTN® is a religion at our dealership because no matter …

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Stop Killing Your Sales

Stop bringing up down payment, payments, trades and price to select a vehicle – it’s killing your sales volume and your income. I was headed to a class and sat next to a woman on the flight. We started talking about cars and she told me she had just gotten a new one. I asked …

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Your hard work paid off!

“From 13 cars and $7,000 to selling 14-15 cars and $15,000.” “I’ve been selling for 1 year and just attended your Closing and Negotiation Workshop with several salespeople from my dealership. Wake up call – I never realized how just changing a few words can impact my entire sales process. We left that workshop energized …

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Asking Questions…

Ask Joe: Why is asking questions so important? Because “Telling Isn’t Selling”Pros don’t tell their way to a sale, they ask their way to the sale. Everything in ‘selling a product’, depends on you asking the right questions. You need the right questions to… • turn an incoming call or lead into an appointment, • …

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Getting a Bigger Paycheck

Great Job Nik! “From 8.5 to 22 and my biggest paycheck ever after your class!” “I was averaging 8.5 a month for the last year – and then I attended your ‘How To Sell More Cars’ 2 day class. Now I understand what you mean about working smarter, not harder. Your 8 step sales process …

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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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When every deal is a mini…

Ask Joe: “I can’t make $$$ – every deal is a mini!” If you’re getting lots of minis, it’s either because you’re only selling small units with zip for gross to begin with, or because you’re holding a price dropping auction on each vehicle you show people. Some dealers run big price ads, put a …

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How you can improve your sales, income right away…

Great job Colby! “From 6-7 to 14.5 and on track to make $80,000 this year!” “Without the training on JVTN® I have no clue where I would be today. If it wasn’t for Joe’s step-by-step processes and his practice and repeat wording, I’d have no framework to follow. And I love being able to study …

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How to get from the 8 Car Rut to 20…

As the 8 car guy my first 5 years, I would have immediately laughed this off and started explaining why you can’t. My response would have included the same things we hear from salespeople today who were never trained, or worse, were trained on the same sales prevention skills and techniques I learned my first …

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It’s About Options…

Selling from inventory is all about showing them options! The dictionary defines an ‘option’ as something that’s “not compulsory, it’s a choice you can make”. That’s why I keep referring to who, how, why and what. Who is this vehicle for? How will they be using it? Why are they getting it? What are their …

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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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My style is no pressure…

“Joe’s training works!” “Hi – my name is Lexi. I love selling, I go to work to work, and the sales training on JVTN® amps me up for the day! It helps me have a positive attitude so that I start each day with a chapter and I make it a goal to complete 5 …

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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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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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