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Company Spotlight: SharperAgent Continuing to Provide ‘Market Advantage’ to Real Living Brokers and Agents

In a time when just about every real estate professional around is looking for a competitive advantage, Real Living brokers and agents have truly enjoyed a market advantage for more than three years—SharperAgent’s Web-based marketing system. ...


5 Tips to Keep the Clients You Already Have

According to an independent survey, 84% of home buyers would use the same real estate agent in the future. Unfortunately, memories fade over time, and the number that actually use the same REALTOR® again is dramatically lower. If you want repeat business, you cannot afford to be forgotten. ...


Real Estate Marketing Strategies: Are Your Beliefs Subconsciously Pushing Success Away?

RISMEDIA, August 11, 2011—As you read these statements—all of which came from actual clients—do any of them sound familiar? If you grew up in this society then you undoubtedly were conditioned to have conflicting beliefs about success. ...


Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Six Stand-Out Industry Contributors

RISMEDIA, August 10, 2011—I had no intention of making my original article, “MLSs Taking Control of your Destiny,”  a “series,” but after receiving tremendous feedback on it and hearing all of the discussion around it at a recent conference, ...


This Week’s Video Tip: Viewing Habits

RISMEDIA, August 9, 2011—Recently, NetFlix gently nudged their customers toward the inevitable. You can still choose between getting your movies through the mail, or by streaming online. However, if you want both, it’s going to cost you more. ...


Company Spotlight: Focusing on the Customer Experience Makes All the Difference

RISMEDIA, August 8, 2011—As many consumers would likely agree, a good or bad customer experience can change everything. This is a reality that Illinois-based Home Warranty of America (HWA) not only takes to heart, but actively implements into its everyday ...


Monday Morning Mobile: Recruit, Retain, Expand

Mobile Technology is changing the way the world operates, largely by providing Smartphone users the opportunity to visit a website directly from their fingertips. It is no secret that while consumers are getting much more demanding of the offerings websites provide on their mobile devices, REALTORS® have been responsive, and ...


Next On NAHREP Radio: Ethics Are Key to Building REO Business

RISMEDIA, August 8, 2011—Transparency is the watchword in today’s real estate market, and ethics are about more than meeting compliance requirements. Asset Managers Michael Hermosillo, Precision Asset Management; Don Maxwell, 24 Asset Management and Margo McKay-Broughton of First Preston Management will appear on the August 9 NAHREP Radio show to ...


3 Keys to Getting Landing Page Conversions

RISMEDIA, August 8, 2011—Think of the work it takes converting a visitor on your website to a client as similar to baking a batch of perfect, award-winning chocolate chip cookies. For your award-winning cookies, you need to first identify all of the right ingredients, then gather, measure and mix those ...


The Contact Manager Dilemma

RISMEDIA, August 6, 2011—As real estate professionals, one of our most valuable assets is our database—and one of most important things we do as agents and brokers is to build and maintain that database. It is critical, therefore, to utilize ...


Tablet Trend Report Outlines 10 Best Practices for Marketers

RISMEDIA, August 6, 2011—Consumers worldwide have been quick to embrace the concept of a tablet computer. As brands start to explore how best to reach people via this nascent medium, JWT, a marketing communications brand, outlines best practices for marketing on the tablet. ...


Real Estate Marketing Strategies: Overcome the 7 Ways ‘Perfectionism’ Can Stop You from Success

RISMEDIA, August 5, 2011—Are you a perfectionist? Do you know someone who is? Have you ever wondered if perfectionism is a help or hindrance on the road to success? ...


In the Blink of an Eye: Are You Mentally Prepared for Change?

RISMEDIA, August 5, 2011—People are regularly faced with adversity and unpredictable challenges. One of the key differentiating variables among us is how we handle and adapt to these events. Moreover, it can be incredibly easy to become distracted and unfocused, and, as a result, have difficulty maintaining the mental sharpness ...


Strategy Session: Latest Gadgets Don’t Help without a Plan

Wouldn’t it be terrific if the latest gadget would actually make you more money with less effort? And wouldn’t it be even better if you could get all the money back you’ve already spent on products ...


It’s Time to Link Up – with LinkedIn

Mention the phrase “social media” and most people automatically think of Facebook and Twitter. But if you have any dealings in the corporate world—whether you’re a CEO, salesperson, human resource manager, administrative assistant, or anything in between—you’ll want to take a closer look at LinkedIn. ...


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