Monthly Archive:: April 2012

Vendor Speed Dating

By Lynn Minnick This post follows along the same idea as Cory Brewer’s last post about relationships.  My office has a new office leader/manager and she recently put together an event that I thought was pretty genius AND helped...
April 25, 2012

Take Advantage of Your Relationships

By Cory Brewer I was recently a guest on a local radio show to discuss my brokerage and our services.  The platform for the show revolves around business, finance, and real estate…and the other two guests on the program...
April 20, 2012

Popular Technology: Here Today, Overrated Tomorrow

By Laura Rubinchuk Schwartz It seems there’s a new hyped technology in real estate every week. Old favorites include Facebook, Craigslist, Twitter, Blogging, YouTube, and LinkedIn. But what about those sites that were so popular so fast and now...

How to Handle Negative Blog Comments

By Brooke Wolford I recently received a really negative comment on one of my YPN Lounge posts. When I first received word of the comment, I was really taken aback. It seemed as if the person who commented had...
April 16, 2012

What is Your Real Estate Expertise?

By Trisha Ocona Francis Being a real estate professional is more than just helping people sell, buy, or rent property, but rather assisting them in achieving their real estate goals. One of the best ways in doing so is...

3 Golden Rules for Dealing with Technology

By Scott Newman With new communication and social media technology emerging everyday, it seems all you can do is try and stay on top of it all so you’re not left in the dust and viewed as “out of...

Don’t Be Afraid to Reset and Start Over…

By Chris Nichols I love the game of golf! Many lessons can be learned from the sport; and one was learned poignantly on Sunday at the Master’s in Augusta, Ga. Phil Mickelson was within striking distance of the lead...

The Curse of the Time Sucker

By Melissa Krchnak We all have pieces of our business that can suck our time away from being successful: meetings that don’t feel productive, emptying our inbox, conflict resolution, admin tasks, and chatting with our friends and colleagues. Just...

2012 Check In: What Have You Crossed Off This Year’s To-Do List?

By Stefanie Hahn In this video, I discuss six technologies to tackle in 2012.  What have you already crossed off your technology to-do list?  What do you still need to focus on this year?  We are already one quarter...
April 3, 2012

Minding the Gap

By Jason O’Neil One of the places where I have focused my business is on referrals and past clients. This isn’t unique. But the way I look at it is unique, and it has to do with what I...