branding Archive

10 Questions to Help Make a Name in Real Estate

By Lee Davenport If you’re in the real estate sales business but feel like no one knows it, then you likely have a branding problem, my friend. Alexandra Radford, the marketing maven of Edge Marketing Company, has a critical...

Not All Email Addresses Are Created Equal

By Nico Hohman There are many decisions to make in your real estate business before you jump into action. You need to determine what brokerage you will join. You need to set up your website and all of your...

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...

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

Wine and Real Estate

By Erika Villegas I recently moved to a new neighborhood in Chicago where I had only sold a few homes. I didn’t know many people there, but more importantly, I didn’t know enough women. From my experience in real...
March 12, 2015

Geo-Farming to Build Your Business

By Brandon Doyle Establishing a geo-farm in a local neighborhood that you’re familiar with is a great way to gain additional listings. This is something that takes time and a commitment, but can be very rewarding. The first thing...

‘That’s Why We Are All Not Profitable!’

By Dave Robison Marilyn Wilson with the WAV Group has been visiting brokerages and state associations with data that her company compiled about our industry. While attending one of her recent presentations, I snapped a quick photo with my...

Smart Marketing: Makes All the Difference

By Dave Robison The Average Marketing Scenario A couple years ago a loan officer asked me a brilliant question that they should have asked themselves before they spent $30,000 on a failed marketing campaign. “Dave, I have had a...
February 21, 2013

The Reality We Create

By Brett Caviness I strongly believe in the power of positive thinking and live by it everyday.  As a determined entrepreneur and recent graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, I am goal-oriented and envision my plans becoming a...

What’s the Message? Ask Yourself ‘Why’

By Toby Boyce “What do you think Heather Jones* does?” my mother-in-law inquired as we followed a heavily decorated mini-van through the streets of a north-central Ohio community. “Well, I think it would be real estate,” I replied. “You...