Monthly Archive:: May 2010

Good Is Just Not Good Enough

By Jason O’Neil Last month I had the privilege of going to Nashville’s RE Bar Camp. The event was exciting, informative and inspirational. But beyond the unrestricted walls of the camp, I found more inspiration — in a real...

Smart Prospecting: Show Sellers How to be ‘Weekend Warriors’

By G. M. Filisko, contributing writer, HouseLogic Have you met your prospecting goals for the month? Drop in on potential clients and customers and encourage them to tackle minor but money-saving or big-impact home upgrades over Memorial Day weekend....

Have You Googled Yourself Lately?

By Brooke Wolford I recently blogged about this and I think it was very necessary to share with YPN. Yes, it’s kind of lame to Google yourself. Yes some people look at it as being egotistical. But there are...

YPN Goes to Washington

About 200 young real estate professionals attended the REALTORS® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo networking event at The Gibson on May 13 in Washington, D.C. The event, “Speaking Easy with YPN,” was sponsored by the REALTORS® Political Action...
May 26, 2010

Building a Twitter Farm

By Jeremy Williams Like all marketing in any business, especially as a practitioner working within a competitive market, your marketing must be effective.  One of the most important factors in marketing, as a REALTOR(R), is visibility.  It amazes me...

‘Mr. Seller, Tear Down That Wall!’

By Brandon Rodriguez Barriers are never good when selling a house.  I know that all the good agents know this and have instructed to their clients the harm this can cause.  However, the barriers are still up. One weekend,...

NAR Committees 101

By Nobu Hata Preconceived notions I had of an NAR committee aside, this would be my third Midyear and my first year serving on any committee, and I was bound and determined to make the best of it. I...
May 25, 2010

What’s Your Most Clever Prospecting Idea?

Hello, YPNers! I’m looking for clever prospecting ideas, and I want to hear from you. What’s your best marketing strategy for reaching out to new customers? Do you sponsor an event to lure buyers and sellers, or maybe you...

For Your Blog, Web site: Free Consumer Content Updated in Real-Time

Just-released, free customizable content widgets available at the REALTOR® Content Resource, powered by NAR’s consumer Web site HouseLogic, let you easily incorporate homeownership content into your Web site or blog. Customize the size and shape of the widgets, and...

Midyear: Get It? Got It? Good!

By Toby Boyce As I flew home from the Midyear Meetings, quite a few things were rolling through my head. Like, why did the engines just get really quiet? I apologize, self-preservation mode there for a second. Now back...
May 18, 2010