Sales & Marketing Archive

Become a Local Real Estate Expert Online

By Ryan Fitzgerald One of the best things you can do for your real estate business is to become the local expert online. It starts with content creation for your blog or website. To attract local buyers or sellers...

Why I Said No to $20,000 in Commissions

By Nico Hohman It is easier to turn someone down, than to let them down. This is the phrase I used to happily say no to $20,000 in real estate commissions. One of the advantages of working as a...

Work Smarter With Buyers, Not Harder

If you’re looking for yet another reason to attend the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in D.C., this is it. YPNers are being offered an exclusive rate of just $49 for the two-day ABR® designation course (Accredited Buyer...

Build a Real Estate Business, Not a Job

By Ryan Fitzgerald Let me ask you a question: Do you want real estate to be the only job you have for the rest of your life? For some, the answer might be “yes.” For me, the answer is...

Millennials, Markets, and Housing Mobility

By Lauren Campbell According to a recent Urban Land Institute study, most millennials are not living in the urban core – though the research shows that they would like to be. Millennials – the generation that bore the brunt of...
January 20, 2016

Market Your Real Estate Business Like It’s 2016

By Ryan Fitzgerald This isn’t 1999, so why are you still marketing like it is? There are two methods to market your real estate business online: chase or attract. You can either chase your online leads or attract them....
January 5, 2016

‘Come as You Are’

By Cain German In an industry traditionally dominated by scripts and top performers, know that it’s not just OK to show your personality, but nowadays it’s imperative. When some think of real estate agents, the connotations don’t stray far...
December 3, 2015

Working With Hispanic Clients

By Erika Villegas Are you leaving money on the table by not working with Hispanic clients? I am still surprised to hear an answer of “no” when I ask agents from different parts of the country whether they work...
September 22, 2015

Work Your Website, Not Your Nerves

By Lee Davenport Approximately 65 percent of REALTORS® report having a website for at least five years but only 2 percent of their business come from those sites, according to the National Association of REALTORS® 2015 Member Profile. Yet...
September 14, 2015

Under the Sells-Scope: Canva for Work

By Lee Davenport I’m a huge fan of Canva, the easy-to-use, affordable website that allows you to author amazing marketing materials in minutes. So I was elated to hear that they have recently released a 2.0 version for busy...
September 2, 2015