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Fun in the Summer: Flexible Fridays Allow Early Weekend Departures as a Perk

RISMEDIA, July 9, 2007—(MCT)—Come summertime, many employees at public relations and marketing firm Imre Communications in Towson take off early Fridays to jump-start their beach weekend, spend a mother-daughter day at the salon or to run errands. ...


It’s a Small World After all: Understanding and Conquering the International Market

By Stefan Swanepoel ...


Getting Down to the Core: Leadership Conference Offers More Strategies to Maximize Core Services

RISMEDIA, July 6, 2007--We hear the phrase, "It's time to get back to basics" a lot lately. But how can you use the company's core services to build your business. Find out in a special session being offered at this year's Leadership Conference. ...


What Makes Agent Teams Tick? Take the Survey and Find Out

By Maria Patterson ...


Add a Revenue Stream: Launch a Foreclosure Division

By Ralph Roberts ...


Standing the Test of Time: Evolution Permits 27 Years of Real Estate Marketing

RISMEDIA, July 6, 2007—Real Estate market upheavals sweep companies with them during boom-and-bust cycles.  New companies launched in droves during the strong real estate sales market of prior years.  Today, the real estate market continues to adjust to the paradigms of higher rates and tighter lending – creating slower sales ...


The Anatomy of a Lead: Turning Leads into Closed Sales

By Desiree French ...


After Years of Trial and Error, Companies Take a More Focused Approach to M&A Integration

RISMEDIA, July 5, 2007—Mergers and acquisitions have strongly rebounded from the downturn in 2001-2002. But many still fail to deliver value to the shareholder. To avoid pitfalls and better manage the process, many companies have begun to structure and formalize their integration practices, concludes a study by The Conference Board. ...


Where Recruiting Stands Today: Leadership Conference Offers Essential Methods for Retraining Agents

RISMEDIA, July 4, 2007--As the market shifts, what essential skills do agents need today to succeed? Find out at this year's Leadership Conference in a special Recruiting and Training Track on Thursday, Sept. 6. ...


Delta Media Group, Inc. Selected As LeadingRE Preferred Vendor Associate

RISMEDIA, July 4, 2007—Leading Real Estate Companies of the World™ (LeadingRE), a global real estate network, has selected Delta Media Group, Inc. as a vendor associate company for its Leading Real Estate Solutions™ division of endorsed fine real estate products for LeadingRE member firms.   ...


Female Investors on the Rise

RISMEDIA, July 3, 2007—(MCT)—The days are long gone when women waited for marriage to settle down and start nesting.  ...


Embrace the Spotlight: Three Myths About Public Speaking

By Marshall Loeb, MarketWatch ...


Giving Lending the Right Rep: Chase Reinforces its Role as a Responsible Lender

By Maria Patterson ...


Slowing Housing Market Drives Hawaii’s Largest Real Estate Auction

RISMEDIA, July 2, 2007--In a slow real estate market, people get creative to sell their property. So Honolulu real estate brokerage firm Elite Pacific Properties is bringing to Hawaii a technique that is rapidly gaining popularity throughout the US: real estate auctions. Elite, which specializes in upscale real estate, has ...


Getting Creative with New Technology: Mapping Site Creates Unique Marketing Opportunity

RISMEDIA, July 2, 2007?MapJack.com announced the launch of its Web site that offers browsers up-close-and-personal views of San Francisco ? enabling travelers to pre-evaluate destinations and locals to explore various boroughs of the city and alternate traveling routes. MapJack showcases a new level of mapping technology and an exciting new ...