RISMEDIA, July 19, 2011— Pre-planning a video involves lots of factors, but one that’s often overlooked is the lighting. And that’s especially important, as many camcorders struggle to produce a good picture under low light. A few common sense tips can help
RISMEDIA, July 18, 2011—Today’s real estate market
requires an agent that continues to deliver the traditional customer service that brought them success during the boom years, while implementing new technologies and marketing strategies to stand out from the crowd. And with consumers acting more independently in the home-buying process than ever before, agents who understand and explain the value of buyer representation can not only save themselves time and money, but they can set the standard for future business as well.
RISMEDIA, July 18, 2011—The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR)'s recent report shows that a typical REALTOR® had eight transactions in 2010. It is no secret that every real estate professional can use more business. Can foreclosures
RISMEDIA, July 18, 2011—The rules of search results are constantly changing—a testament to a highly dynamic industry, where there seems to be never-ending volatility in how search results are determined. Ken Wisnefski, founder and CEO of WebiMax, a high ranking SEO firm in the United States and Australia, announces how Social Media can be changing your search results.
RISMEDIA, July 16, 2011—Wouldn't it be great to always be motivated to market your business? Imagine for a moment what it would feel like to know that you could instantly change your mindset to something positive and productive.
In my 15+ years of coaching real estate agents to double and triple their incomes, I have found these tips to be most helpful:
RISMEDIA, July 16, 2011—Want a nickel for every time you’ve heard something like that? You put yourself out to offer critical, informative, well-designed, and well-presented training to either keep your agents productive or licensed, and can get only half
RISMEDIA, July 15, 2011—If you’re like most real estate professionals that I coach, you have asked yourself this question, “Do I have what it takes to succeed?” either on a conscious level or a subconscious level.
Chances are you do have everything that it takes to succeed. And what I mean by that is that most likely you do have the knowledge and the experience and the expertise that would make you successful. However, you probably also have some doubts and self limiting beliefs.
RISMEDIA, July 15, 2011—Driving traffic to your website is key for generating homebuyer and seller leads, but one major component of most real estate websites is often overlooked. Companies spend thousands each year driving more and more traffic
RISMEDIA, July 14, 2011—One of the most critical, yet overlooked principles in the selling process, is the power of self-discovery through customer involvement. Regrettably, many salespeople use a "show and tell" presentation style and babble on hoping they might say something that will generate a sale. When you show or tell your prospect about your product or service they have a tendency to doubt the information and mentally disengage from your presentation. On the other hand, when they participate in the selling process and are guided to discover a feature or benefit on their own, they will be inclined to believe it.
It’s not just the grappling housing market that has troubled our industry over the past few years. Threats on the online technology side have put smaller real estate companies in an odd position when third-party providers
RISMEDIA, July 13, 2011—Greg Rand (@gsrand
), CEO of OwnAmerica.com
hosts “Rand on Real Estate” on 770 WABC where this week he discusses the Colorado Springs real estate market with RISMedia’s Real Estate Information Network® (RREIN) Member and CEO of Re/Max Properties Inc, Joe Clement.
RISMEDIA, July 11, 2011—What exactly is branding and why should you care?
If you have ever been to New York’s Times Square, you have probably seen Naked Cowboy. If you have watched any television or read the paper, you have heard of Donald “The Don” Trump. Both of these people have worked hard at developing a brand for themselves and it works!
RISMEDIA, July 11, 2011—When Gary Pamma started his company, Gary Pamma Home Selling Team, in 2007, he had no system for collecting feedback on his properties. Pamma lists and sells bank owned properties, and soon began receiving requests
RISMEDIA, July 9, 2011—At a time when creating a high value proposition can be the differentiator in getting more buyer and seller business, top earning agents are equipped with the best and latest engagement tools. They know that incorporating systems, tools and strategies will help them out-perform and up-serve their prospects. But if you look closely, they never stray far from the basics of connecting more people with their housing solutions more consistently.
RISMEDIA, July 9, 2011—Having attended the NAR Midyear meetings in D.C. this past May and keeping my ear close to the street on the mobile buzz, it seems to me that there are still those that doubt the viability of QR codes. Are they a phase/craze?