networking Archive

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...

Mark Your Calendars and Be There, Ya’ll

By Maura Neill Sure – the economy’s tanked, your market stinks, and money’s tight. I get it. But pull yourself up by your bootstraps and get on down South, ya’ll, for two of the best events you’ll attend all...

Market Does Not Matter

By Jeremy Williams I encourage you today to fit in your schedule a time to drive to a parking lot of one of the most trafficked places in your community.  Park your car.  Turn off your cell phone.  Clear...
February 26, 2010

Don’t Be a Secret Agent

By Crystal Webster Insert the popular 60’s song here. My mentor reminds me of this on a regular basis. What’s the use of being in real estate (or insurance, or sales, or anything for that matter) if no one...

I am Sold on My YPN Group

By Brooke Wolford I was recently invited to attend my first YPN group in Minneapolis by fellow Lounge blogger Nobu Hata.  As many of you know, the Minneapolis YoPros were just named Chapter of the Year — I now...
February 19, 2010

What Would It Take to Get You to MidYear?

By Nobu Hata What would it take to get you to MidYear this year? It’s a serious question. And no, I’m not going to use any replies in some insidious way. Seriously though, what is it about NAR MidYear...
February 1, 2010

SeatSPAM: Greening Your Conference Experiences

By Brian Copeland I recently attended a conference.  I had six straight days of travel and one tiny bag to take me on the multiple city flights; so, I had no room for anything extra.  At the end of...