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Market Smarter – 3 Tips to Help Increase Return on Investment

RISMEDIA, January 8, 2009-In today's tight economy, small businesses need to reassess their marketing strategies for 2009, says marketing expert Scott Severson, president of Minnesota-based marketing services company ARAnet."Particularly in a tough climate like this one, the most effective companies are the ones that are taking a hard look at ...


Operating within the New Economy

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How to Make Serious Money by Targeting ‘Sure-Thing’ Prospects

RISMEDIA, January 7, 2009-It's no news to you that we're operating in a tough market. Inventory is at an all time high, and in many markets across the country, you have to list 20 properties to sell one. This is a difficult challenge for many agents, and a lot of ...


A Good Handle on Technology

By Stephanie Andre ...


How to Build Your Real Estate Business Using Social Networking Sites

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Partnerships Help Build Trust and Sales in Today’s Dynamic Market

Commentary by Lelia Chapman ...


Business Owners – 5 Ways to Help Obtain Financing in Tough Times

RISMEDIA, Jan. 5, 2009-Despite all the doom and gloom talk surrounding economy, bailouts, foreclosures, soft real estate markets and the like, attaining a line of credit is still a viable option. According to Itamar Chalif, president of Atlantic Capital Solutions (ACS), the "score" on getting a line of credit for ...


Fixing the Market-One Person at a Time

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A New Kind of Tour

By Paige Tepping ...


Communicating with Clients, A Thoughtful ‘Hello’

By Stephanie Andre ...


Recession Rx – Start with Sales Management

By John Haskell ...


10 Steps to Get You Closer to Your New Year’s Resolutions

By Jeff Herring ...


Real Estate in 2009 – Take Your Future into Your Own Hands

RISMEDIA, Jan. 3, 2009-A year ago, we didn't know it, but the beginnings of the financial meltdown we've now witnessed were there. The subprime mortgage debacle had already struck and the media madness was in full swing. Reflective of those events, our Viewpoints question in January '08 was, "Where is ...


Exit Strategies – Planning Well Especially Vital, Expert Advises

By Ryan Carter ...


Getting Back to Basics

By Paige Tepping ...


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