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No-sweat- Dressing for Success in Summer

By Elizabeth Wellington ...


6 Ways to Building Strong Relationships with Clients

RISMEDIA, July 21, 2008-Simon Payn, of Ready to Go Newsletters, says it is strong relationships with past clients and their farm that is seeing the smartest Realtors though the housing crisis in the United States. ...


SharperAgent Now Offers Traditional Folded Greeting Cards for Real Estate Agents

RISMEDIA, July 21, 2008-SharperAgent's marketing library of more than 2,000 templates now includes more than 300 new folded greeting card designs, most available in two popular greeting card sizes: Large standard (5" x 7") and smaller note card (4' x 5.5"). ...


Winner of ‘My Century 21 Open House’ Announced

RISMEDIA, July 21, 2008-Century 21 Real Estate LLC announced the winners of the My CENTURY 21 Open House Video Contest. Through a popular vote on YouTubeTM, viewers selected the top 10 entries. The user-generated video contest inspired dozens of creative submissions on the recently launched CENTURY 21 Channel, the housing ...


ForSaleByOwner.com to Help Market Customers’ Listings to Facebook Users

RISMEDIA, July 21, 2008-ForSaleByOwner.com, a for sale by owner website, announced that its listings will be included in the Cribfinder application on the Facebook Platform. With more than 60 million active users, Facebook is the sixth-most trafficked website in the United States. According to the company, Cribfinder provides ForSaleByOwner.com customers ...


Using Technology as a Customer Service Tool, an Overview

Commentary Fred Doleac ...


How to Foster Better Communication with Agents – Part IV

RISMEDIA, July 19, 2008-Continuing in our six-part Viewpoints series on communicating with clients, this week, Gary Lombardo, senior vice president, Sales and Marketing at HSA Home Warranty, agrees with our other panel of experts, saying that our fast-paced industry requires consistent evaluation of communication channels. Here, he offers his take ...


Keeping an Open Line of Communication

By Chuck Green ...


GMAC Global Relocation Services to Host Webinar on Doing Business in Poland

RISMEDIA, July 16, 2008-GMAC Global Relocation Services will offer a complimentary "Webinar" presentation exploring aspects of doing business and living in Poland. Titled "Understanding Poland," the Webinar is on Thursday, July 17 at 11 a.m. Eastern time. ...


N-Play Gives Real Estate Industry a Shot in the Arm, Motivates Buyers

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2008-N-Play, a real estate service company focused on bringing home buyers and sellers together online, has launched today in beta. The company says that it is one of the first to connect buyers, sellers and agents through secure submission, ranking and evaluation of offers online, directly from ...


Succeeding in the Role of a Company Visionary

By Liz Reyer ...


Does Your Marketing Comply? How the CAN-SPAM Changes Affect Your Company

By John Engler ...


Making It Easier for Homeowners to Adopt a Greener Lifestyle

By Stephanie Andre ...


What to Consider When Developing a Plan for Growth and Expansion

Commentary by George BarlowRISMEDIA, July 11, 2008-Growth and expansion is something brokers should always be thinking about. As the old saying goes, "If you're not growing, you're going out of business." Steady growth is essential to the life line of any company, so just like children who need nourishment to ...


Rich Listings, Rich Agents – Study Confirms How to Yield Big Results with Home Buyers

RISMEDIA, July 11, 2008-Point2 Technologies Inc., one of the real estate industry's largest independent providers of website and listing syndication software for real estate professionals released findings from its 2008 Point2 Agent Photo Effectiveness Study, "Rich Listings; Rich Agents." ...