Ever wanted to get in on the ground floor?

Have you ever wanted to get in on the ground floor of some new technology?  You know, be the first kid on your block to have the newest cool thing?  If so, now is your chance. I was contacted by Michael Baker, the founder of Open House Trader and was asked by him to take…

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Startup website makes your job as an agent easier

I spent 3 and a half days last week in San Francisco attending Agent Reboot and Inman Connect.  Although I could write volumes about my experiences at both events, I won’t do that now as I want to zero in on one particular thing that I learned that can have a major positive impact on…

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Rethinking the agent real estate web site

Last week I taught a class that I recently wrote called “The Facebook Money Machine…your next client is on Facebook” at a local Association of REALTORS®. We had about 20 agents and brokers show up and for the next 90 minutes they learned about my vision for using the social media giant to locate and…

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Give your marketing a little Nudge!

Some years ago I heard Saul Klein of Internet Crusade say that real estate was a “me too” business.  He went on to explain that most real estate agents do the same things to attract clients and to service them.  Here is a article published by NAR that contains that remark and his further explanation…

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Was your email password hacked? Don’t know? Better find out…now!

Recently Yahoo Voices was hacked and over 400,000 email addresses and passwords were copied and published online.  Was yours one of them? Even if you were not a user of Yahoo Voices, it’s entirely possible that your email address  and password have been compromised because Yahoo isn’t the only site that has been hacked.  In…

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Pinterest in real estate?

By now you have heard of Pinterest.  This relatively new social networking site has been growing at a faster rate that any previous social networking site and is responsible for referring more traffic to websites than Google+, LinkedIn and YouTube…combined! Since I am not yet totally convinced of the value of Pinterest in our business,…

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Thoughts on international travel…and staying in touch

I spent most of the month of June in England, Wales and Ireland. I’ve been to England and Wales before (and Scotland) but I’ve never been to Ireland, so I was particularly looking forward to the trip. As in past European adventures I was concerned about being able to stay connected to my business as…

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Social Media marketing for real estate professionals – Part Five

This is the fifth of a five part series of posts designed to get you thinking about using Social Media Marketing to find new clients and to strengthen relationships with your existing clients. Since the internet was first introduced, the world has become consumed with all of the digital and technological advances it has to…

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Social Media marketing for real estate professionals – Part Four

This is the fourth of a five part series of posts designed to get you thinking about using Social Media Marketing to find new clients and to strengthen relationships with your existing clients. In a nutshell, social media network sites are used in many different ways by different people. Some use it to meet new…

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