8 Tips for Selling Your Equipment

Online research is crucial to many buyers today, and if selling your heavy equipment is a top priority, posting it on Equipment Trader is a great place to start reaching those buyers. We have millions of visitors actively looking for their next piece of machinery on our site each month, so you’re sure to get plenty of eager eyes on your unit. Wondering how to get the most bang for your buck? Check out our top 8 tips for making sure your Equipment Trader listing stands out from the rest: Continue reading “8 Tips for Selling Your Equipment”

Skill & Will in Equipment Sales

I’m a big reader, averaging one book every two weeks. My topics are usually related to sales, customer service, leadership, or motivation. That may sound boring to some, but I consistently learn things that make me a better sales-consultant, dealer-trainer, and professional-coach. As the old saying goes, “when you’re through learning, you’re through.” In that spirit, I recently finished a great sales-management book titled, “The Sales Manager’s Guide to Greatness” by Kevin F. Davis. There are a lot of great ideas in the book which are relevant to equipment salespeople, but the topic that stood out most to me was the concept of “Skill and Will.” Continue reading “Skill & Will in Equipment Sales”

Are Your Listings Picture Perfect?

We can’t quite figure out why some dealers do not include photos in their online listings.

Buyers are always going to want to know what a piece of equipment looks like before they buy it, and they deserve as much if they are going to spend a decent amount of money on a machine. But providing photos is not only a seller best-practice for ethical reasons, it’s also better for business. Continue reading “Are Your Listings Picture Perfect?”

Mexico Still Represents Opportunity

There’s no doubt that relations with Mexico are strained right now. This past political cycle has spooked manufacturers and dealers alike. There’s a great deal of uncertainty in what’s going to happen with policy and tariffs. Although that’s all true, it’s actually a really good time to export your equipment!! Continue reading “Mexico Still Represents Opportunity”

Take Advantage of Big Months for Equipment Sales

Over the past three years, we have seen a sharp uptick in construction equipment purchases in December. It’s the time of year when a business’s accountant wants the owner to take advantage of the tax code and exemptions and refunds for equipment purchases. Dealerships that desire to take advantage of this seasonal spike in potential buyers need to begin marketing now, before decisions are finalized. Continue reading “Take Advantage of Big Months for Equipment Sales”