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Do you sell everything or just the ones you like?

It’s one thing to sell your favorite vehicle that your dealership offers. It’s another thing to care enough, learn enough, and try just as hard to sell those you don’t like. In one of the first classes I held for Toyota, we were talking about investigating who it’s for, etc., so we can select the …

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Choices…

I read “Choices” by Shad Helmstetter. After just a few pages, I knew I wasn’t going to like it. The more I read, the more I really didn’t like it. I couldn’t stop, because as I read more, I was forced to realize that almost everything that happens is just the result of our choices. …

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It’s time for the main event, so…

UFC: “Let’s Get Ready To Rumble!”YOU: “Let’s Get Ready To Sell!” = Whether you started during the COVID years or have been selling cars forever, things are changing. Your favorite sports teams prepare before every game for a win, and it’s time for you to prepare for your 2023 win now, too. Our Training Support …

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You know you can sell more…

Whether it’s 1, 2 or 20 units, you know you can sell more. What’s the only thing average salespeople can teach you? If you maintain your membership in the huddle, you’ll spend a career stuck in average or below, especially in tough times like we’ve been having. I read a quote that really described how …

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The Sales Process

Your goal is to sell, and the buyers goal is satisfaction. Buyers have a consistent process they follow, and the 8 steps in my selling process will guide them to an easy and satisfactory purchase. Do you have to follow the steps? Have you ever sold a car without giving people a demo? Of course. …

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Your Questioning Skills

Questions control your success in sales – not your product, your product knowledge, your location, inventory or your prices. It took me a year to buy 3 vehicles in 2022, in part because of inventory. When I was shopping, most salespeople were new, and didn’t know me or what I do, and 80% of the …

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Skills + Processes

There are a couple dozen different skills & processes to master in sales. And each of the 20+ courses on JVTN® is on developing a specific skill + the process for that topic. Example: “How To Sell A Car” includes closing for 75% of the objections you’ll get in most sales. “Advanced Closing” covers more. …

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2023 Changes: What do you see? What have you done?

2023 is here…I’m pretty sure everyone reading this has seen change in the last few months, and more is coming. ————— • You Have More Inventory• Competitors Have More Inventory• BIG Mark Ups Are Going, Going, Going…• You Have More Price Competition• Your “Sellers” Market Ended ————— It’s safe to say even more changes are …

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Industry Raises $183,000+ To Support Canines To Help Veterans

Longtime Supporter & Renowned Trainer Joe Verde Donates $20,000 Joe Verde Sales & Management Training Inc. today announced that company president, Joe Verde, himself a U.S. Army veteran, continued his longtime support by donating $20,000 at the live auction that raised an all-time high $183,000+ for the Wounded Veterans Initiative of Canine Companions (CCI), a …

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“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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Turn Lost ‘New’ Sales Into ‘Used’ Deliveries

At my last dealership, we averaged about 20 salespeople and sold 250-300 new and used. Four of us though, sold 100+ between us, and of my 30ish a month, at least a third were used. I moved a lot of new vehicle buyers to used and a lot of used to new. But you can’t …

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Ready?

How you’ve been selling cars will need an update, as ‘back to normal’ is kicking in again. Why start now? Because the ‘back to normal’ changes started months ago. So if you haven’t put on your realistic glasses instead of the rose colored ‘I’m not concerned, everything will work out’ glasses, then fasten your seatbelt. …

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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 $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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