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Company Spotlight: A Little Help Goes a Long Way

RISMEDIA, March 29, 2010—In today’s economic climate, any savings—big or small—helps. Members of Lowe’s Program for REALTORS® know that firsthand. ...


Staying on Schedule

RISMEDIA, March 27, 2010—Creating schedules to help you stay on track and focus on what needs to get done on a daily basis is one way that real estate professionals are helping to easy the anxiety that comes with today’s turbulent market. Here, Jeffrey Samuels, President, ERA Signature Homes in ...


Is 2010 the Year You Really Differentiate Yourself? Learn How Social Media Can Help You Stand Out from the Crowd at Social Media Summit

RISMEDIA, March 26, 2010—RISMedia’s 2010 Real Estate Leadership Conference—‘The Real Estate Social Media Summit’—will provide the perfect backdrop for real estate professionals who are looking to capitalize, even in today’s challenging market. ...


7 Tips to Brand Yourself on Twitter

RISMEDIA, March 26, 2010—There is a new wave of communication and lead generation opportunities in 2010, among them are social media platforms like Twitter. As one of the most prominent social networking platforms, Twitter is a great place to connect with people and give “tweets” of information about what is ...


The Movement Begins at Midyear! Don’t Miss RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum at NAR Midyear-Social Media On the Move

RISMEDIA, March 25, 2010—Heading to NAR Midyear in Washington, D.C., this May? Don’t miss RISMedia’s 5th Annual Power Broker Forum at NAR Midyear—Social Media On the Move. ...


Going Paperless – What to Expect as You Begin to Transition

RISMEDIA, March 25, 2010—For starters, going paperless is a good thing and any organization “over the hump” will tell you the same. The benefits of paperless operation are well documented and include the elimination of filing cabinets and offsite storage, reduction in supply expense, faster access to files and information, ...


Want to Stand Out from the Crowd? Learn How to Differentiate Yourself through Social Media at 2010 Social Media Summit

RISMEDIA, March 24, 2010—RISMedia’s 2010 Real Estate Leadership Conference—‘The Real Estate Social Media Summit’—will provide the perfect backdrop for real estate professionals who are looking to capitalize, even in today’s challenging market. ...


Social Media and the Future of Real Estate

RISMEDIA, March 24, 2010—Lately, a lot of real estate professionals are asking themselves these questions: ...


Meeting Challenges with Innovation

RISMEDIA, March 23, 2010—While today’s market has forced many real estate companies to focus on the basics, Charles de Wetter, Broker/Owner of Coldwell Banker Covenant discusses how a focus on innovation has helped his company meet the challenges that have been thrown their way during today’s tough market. ...


Going Social: How Social Media Enables Real Estate Pros to Build Business

RISMEDIA, March 22, 2010—Social media is taking the real estate industry by storm as real estate companies and professionals alike are using popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to keep in touch with their clients and prospects. ...


One Size Doesn’t Fit All – Make Every Connection More Meaningful

RISMEDIA, March 20, 2010—Connecting with today’s consumer is all about reaching out and communicating through the medium in which they are most comfortable. Here, Brian Wildermuth, Founder and President of SharperAgent discusses how you can make every communication meaningful by segmenting your marketing message and method of communication. ...


Goin’ Mobile: Think Mobile Technology Is Out of Your League? Think Again. Simple Solutions Will Be Offered at Social Media Summit

RISMEDIA, March 19, 2010—RISMedia’s 2010 Real Estate Leadership Conference—‘The Real Estate Social Media Summit’—will provide the perfect backdrop for real estate professionals who are looking to capitalize, even in today’s challenging market. ...


In the Trenches – Actively Staying Involved

RISMEDIA, March 19, 2010—Staying on the front lines and being aware of everything occurring within their business, Todd Hetherington, CEO and Mary Lynn Stone, President of Century 21 New Millenniumhave been able to weather the storm and keep their company successful. ...


Recruit Today, Profit Tomorrow

RISMEDIA, March 18, 2010—In order to find profit in your brokerage in 2010, you will need to recruit. By now, you’ve probably cut the expenses about as far as you can because the last two years in this industry has forced that for most everyone. If you cut any further, ...


Short Sales: The Rise, the Revenue, the Reality

RISMEDIA, March 17, 2010—Distressed homes are still accounting for more than a third of all sales nationwide, providing evidence that real estate recovery is still fragile at best. While there is no magic bullet for understanding or navigating the short ...


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