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Monday Morning Mobile: What Do Father’s Day and Mobile Have in Common?

RISMEDIA, June 21, 2010—For all of us who celebrated Father’s Day yesterday as fathers, children or spouses, you may have experienced either the receiving or giving of gifts. As you know gifts can come in many forms and be delivered in many different ways—in person, through the mail or ...


The Internet Lead Management Quandary

RISMEDIA, June 17, 2010—Two months ago, I wrote about this topic and received a lot of great feedback and requests for more information. It’s an area of our business that is ripe for change and as the market begins to ...


Same Passion, New Start

RISMEDIA, June 16, 2010—Rick Haase is excited about going to work every day. As the newly named president of residential operations for New Orleans-based Latter & Blum, Haase is ready to take on his newfound responsibilities and challenges, starting with the self-imposed task of providing more to the company’s 1,400 ...


Reuters Global Real Estate Summit Kicks Off This Week; Will Visit New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, London, Dubai, Madrid and Other Cities

RISMEDIA, June 15, 2010—(Reuters)—Some of the world's leading names in the international real estate community will visit the Reuters bureaus in Dubai, New York, London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Madrid from June 14-17 to discuss the outlook for the real estate and infrastructure sector in a series of exclusive interviews. ...


The 5 Ps of Mobile Marketing in Real Estate

RISMEDIA, June 14, 2010—The fact that consumers are going mobile is no secret. In a year (2009) when all other forms of media consumption, as well as media spending, decreased, mobile was the only channel of media that increased dramatically. ...


Staying Positive and Focused

RISMEDIA, June 14, 2010—Staying positive and focusd in today’s market is proving to be a challenge for real estate professionals across the board. Here, Scott Gibson, President/CEO, Gibson International in Los Angeles, California discusses why it is more important than ever to remain positive and focused. ...


REI BarCamp Provides Blueprint for Successful Real Estate Investing

RISMEDIA, June 10, 2010—Real Estate Radio USA, a leading real estate multi-media company, is introducing a nationwide free training program, REI BarCamp, for individuals who would like to break free from the chains of what many have deemed a bad economy. ...


How to Win With Electronic Signature

RISMEDIA, June 9, 2010—Implementing electronic signature into your business processes can help you take your business to the next level and reduce, if not eliminate, the piles of paper generated from faxing, printing and copying documents. ...


Short Sales: Look What a Year Can Do

RISMEDIA, June 8, 2010—Just a year ago, when preforeclosure and foreclosure properties were entering the market in unimaginable numbers, many real estate agents were estimating six to 10 months at best to complete a short sale. Now, some are beginning to see closings in as few as 10 weeks. That’s ...


RE-buildUSA Takes Center Stage at RISMedia’s 2010 Real Estate Leadership Conference

RISMEDIA, June 8, 2010—Dennis Walsh, CEO of RE-buildUSA, will be facilitating a panel session entitled: "Amazing Opportunities for Buyers and Sellers - Understanding the FHA 203k Renovation Loan Program" at the RISMedia Leadership Conference to be held at the Rye Town Hilton New York June 9 and 10. ...


Monday Morning Mobile: The Gateway App™

RISMEDIA, June 7, 2010—We see it and hear it every day, "There's an app for that." Now-a-days with the iPhone, iPod, iPad, and an infinite number of other devices/OSs with their own app stores, there is certainly no shortage of downloadable content for one's Mobile Device. So how can we ...


Top 6 Tips for Marketing a Home Through Social Media

RISMEDIA, June 7, 2010—Social media’s not just for kids anymore. As the medium evolves, savvy business people and consumers are relying on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others for commercial and financial applications that go far beyond just friending your neighbor. ...


New Search Engine Optimization Technology Ready to Revolutionize Real Estate Industry Online

RISMEDIA, June 4, 2010—The real estate industry has seen a huge number of changes over the past 20 years with the advent of pagers, cell phones and the Internet, and a new one coming out now for search engine optimization ...


4 Simple Tips to Building an Integrated Marketing Plan

RISMEDIA, June 3, 2010—I was so excited when my husband went to a search engine optimization (SEO) conference and one of the sessions was about integrated marketing. I thought to myself, “Wow, it’s not just me who thinks this is ...


What the Great Depression Can Tell Private Builders about Survival and Recovery

RISMEDIA, June 3, 2010—I'm a cheapskate. I clip coupons. I mend holes in clothes I used to throw out. My check engine light is on. It's likely not just a service issue with 195,000 miles on the odometer. I'm not ashamed to tell you this. Deep down you probably suffer ...


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