networking Archive

Powerful Networking

By Kelly Reark What ways do you network with your fellow real estate agents?  Do you walk away from a happy hour or business card exchange really knowing much about them or their business? Likely not. Do you ever...

Engaging With Your Community: Become the Local Expert

By Laura Rubinchuk Blog for business. SEO on steroids. Tags, Meta Tags, video blogging, photo blogging, keywords and content…I could go on and on about all of the things we’re taught when we explore the online world as a...
September 21, 2010

Networking to Benefit Your Life

By Brooke Wolford So, I have to be honest.   I really didn’t get the gist of networking off the bat.   I attended a couple of networking events, tweeted with some folks and simply tried to keep up.  At first,...
September 13, 2010

Can a Video Replace the Handwritten Note?

By Jonathan Osman Will the handwritten note ever be replaced? I think that a personalized video message can do the trick. Here are a few tips, tricks, and examples of what not to do when sending a personalized message...

Listen, Lurk, Learn

By Stefanie Hahn I’ve been teaching quite a few Twitter classes lately. I’m not sure if it is because I continue to push Twitter as a social-media-piece-of-cake or if agents are just starting to come around to micro-blogging and...
June 29, 2010

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...

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...

The No. 1 Reason Most Real Estate Pros Struggle to Close the Deal

By Drew Burks What’s in a number? I think we can all agree that not much has changed in the real estate industry over the years; so when social media took the world by storm, it was exciting to...
April 8, 2010

Why My Manolos Mean Business, Literally

By Maura Neill One might say that I have an affinity for shoes…in the way that vampires have an affinity for blood. At RETechSouth last week, I was on the Agent All-Stars Panel, and just before we started the...

How Social Media Saved My Real Estate Career

By Jonathan Osman I’m awestruck at those who have totally disregarded blogging and other forms of social media as a medium for generating business for themselves.  For me, it’s thanks to social media that I’m still in the real...