Networking Archive

5 Ideas For Your Next YPN Event

If you’re looking to strengthen member participation, breathe some new life into your YPN, or host an event that’s off the hook, then glean new ideas from successful events organized by networks throughout the country. 1. Trivia Night The San...

Making Connections in D.C.

YPN members from around the country gathered for a night of networking and fun during the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo on May 10 at the The Park at 14th in Washington, D.C. Making face-to-face connections is a...
May 23, 2016

Commit to Being Better

By Alyssa Hellman As I write this blog post, I am sitting on a plane returning from Inman Connect, a week-long conference in San Francisco. The bi-annual event has been a non-negotiable block on my calendar since I first...

Scientifically Develop the Habit of Lead Generation: Part 1

Want to finally develop the habit of lead generation? It turns out that there is a science to it. ...
November 19, 2014

Think Outside the House

By Anand Patel We can’t help it. As real estate professionals we sometimes are trapped within an industry bubble. We attend conferences, meetings, seminars, mastermind groups all related to the real estate industry. We spend most of our time...

Spice Up Your Networking to Boost Business

By Scott Newman Every real estate professional has experienced it: those slow times, the off-months, the hot streaks that suddenly go cold… call them what you will but when things turn sluggish at the office, it can not only...
April 11, 2013

Shameless YPN Plug

By Cory Brewer Last week I spent some time with my local YPN planting trees at a nearby park.  Next week we are hosting an elegant networking event in ther 43rd floor penthouse at the newest condo tower in...
October 19, 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

Start Building Your Referral Network

By Scott Newman I often encounter other REALTORS® who see little to no value in developing relationships with their fellow agents, and it just baffles me every time!  We are in one of the most challenging real estate markets...

Why Do I Need YPN?

By Anand Patel As a member of the newly-formed and energized Tampa YPN network in Tampa, Fla., I find myself, along with our other committee members, answering this question when sharing the purpose of YPN with REALTORS® of all...
September 21, 2011