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11 Tips for Effective Space Planning

RISMEDIA, May 2, 2008-SmartDraw.com, makers of SmartDraw, a program that automates the process of creating business graphics, released its list of "Top Tips for Effective Space Planning." SmartDraw, a popular business graphics software, is downloaded by more than 2 million people every year and is widely used to create polished, ...


Dickson Green – New Division Promotes Healthy, Sustainable Real Estate Practices

RISMEDIA, May 2, 2008-Operating under the belief that real estate companies have a responsibility to educate their clients, Dickson Realty has developed Dickson Green. The new division will serve as a resource for healthier, more cost-effective, green real estate practices. ...


Make a Decision to Bounce Back for the Better

RISMEDIA, May 3, 2008-(MCT)-Q: I've suffered a few setbacks and disappointments in the last year, and seem to be bogged down in them. A business that I began failed and my long-term girlfriend left me for someone else. I want to move past this, but just don't seem able to ...


Beyond ‘Bus Bench’ Advertising: Broadcast Your Benefits with Your Brand

By Kurt Lynn ...


Recruiting 101: Don’t Fear Change

By Rich Rector ...


The Key to Stronger Computer Passwords

By Etan Horowitz ...


The Big Open House Draws ‘Incredibly Positive’ Results

RISMEDIA, May 1, 2008-The Big Open House, a region-wide event highlighting the many great homes available in the metropolitan Detroit market, lived up to its name Sunday, drawing traffic to the homes and underscoring interest in the best buyer's market in recent memory. ...


How to Take Advantage of Professional Networking Websites

By Diane Stafford ...


Real Estate Business Model – by Accident, Virtually Green

RISMEDIA, April 29, 2008-"When I conceived of the virtual business model for Allison James Estates & Homes in May of 2007, I knew we had the formula to provide a win-win-win situation for the broker, Realtor and consumer, but I never dreamed that we would also provide a ‘win' for ...


Are You a ‘People Pleaser’ to a Fault? 4 Signs to Watch for

RISMEDIA, April 28, 2008--Do you find yourself taking too much time with people you know are not committed to working with you? Or, do you feel like you are bothering people when you call them? This week Dr. Maya examines how to avoid "people pleasing" to the point where it ...


Just How Green are Green Businesses?

By Jim Wyss ...


Agent Recruiting – Sending the Right First Impression

By Allison Lewis ...


Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Launches ‘Puertas Abiertas’

RISMEDIA, April 25, 2008-On a recent Saturday, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage real estate agent Robert Aldana let it be known throughout the Hispanic community that he would be at his office should anyone want to stop by with real estate questions, get help with documents they didn't understand, or get ...


4 Ethics Tips for Recent College Grads

By Marshall Loeb ...


Saving Power Can Help the Environment, and Save Money

By Etan Horowitz ...