Recent Articles by Kristy Dodge

Introducing the moderators for Inman Connect San Francisco 2017

Introducing the moderators for Inman Connect San Francisco 2017

Inman is excited to announce the first group of moderators who will take charge in leading informative and provoking sessions during the weeklong event focused on the theme, "Adapt, Adjust and Reach for Growth." ......
By Kristy Dodge | Monday, March 20, 2017
Marketing guru Scott Stratten to headline Inman Connect San Francisco 2017

Marketing guru Scott Stratten to headline Inman Connect San Francisco 2017

As the author of four best-selling business books and the co-owner of UnMarketing, Scott Stratten knows a thing or two about embracing disruption ......
By Kristy Dodge | Monday, March 13, 2017
At Inman Connect San Francisco, adapt, adjust and reach for growth

At Inman Connect San Francisco, adapt, adjust and reach for growth

Have you felt it? Changes are coming to the real estate industry faster than ever -- from new platforms and technology to growing sources of competition. ......
By Kristy Dodge | Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Luxury Connect returns to Beverly Hills in October

Luxury Connect returns to Beverly Hills in October

Luxury Connect, Inman’s exclusive event attended by nearly 600 of the top-producing luxury brokers and agents from around the world, has announced its latest conference date and theme. The event will be held at the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel Octobe...
By Kristy Dodge | Thursday, February 16, 2017
Inman Hacker Connect for technophiles heads to the West Coast

Inman Hacker Connect for technophiles heads to the West Coast

Following on the success of Inman’s Hacker Connect New York, a day-long event created by and for the real estate technology community, Hacker Connect will make its West Coast debut in San Francisco on Monday, August ......
By Kristy Dodge | Wednesday, February 15, 2017
A real estate social butterfly shares her social media tips

A real estate social butterfly shares her social media tips

Marki Lemons is a marketing and social media whiz who also serves as a consultant, coach, speaker and teacher for organizations and institutions like the National Association of Realtors, Chicago University, Goldman Sachs and dozens of other Realtor ...
By Kristy Dodge | Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Little data could make a big difference in your life — here’s how

Little data could make a big difference in your life — here’s how

Adrienne Meisels has been a software developer, international corporate attorney and a technology deal negotiator. Today, she's founded and leading a company called myPlanit that makes use of an individual's personal data in a mobile app ......
By Kristy Dodge | Tuesday, December 27, 2016
What real estate technologists need to know about disobedience on the Internet

What real estate technologists need to know about disobedience on the Internet

The way Molly Sauter sees it, an agent wouldn't sell their client a home without a lock on the front door, but what many agents might not realize is certain technologies that are now being integrated into homes -- including smart appliances and secur...
By Kristy Dodge | Tuesday, December 27, 2016
How to build a respectable brand from scratch

How to build a respectable brand from scratch

As CEO and co-founder of New York-based Arlo Skye, a high-end travel brand known for its quality luggage, Mayur Bhatnagar's customers are almost exclusively high earners. ......
By Kristy Dodge | Friday, December 23, 2016
6 ways to create a contagious real estate brand

6 ways to create a contagious real estate brand

Kala Laos is the co-founder of the independent brokerage JK Realty in Gilbert, Arizona. In a little over a two years, the company has grown to 250 agents from 30 and gained attention for its successful kid-friendly culture in a competitive suburban m...
By Kristy Dodge | Thursday, December 22, 2016
Want an action plan to achieve success in 2017?

Want an action plan to achieve success in 2017?

Along with building three major real estate brands, Tami Bonnell speaks both regionally and nationally to power brokers and top-producing agents and hosts webinars educating the general public on real estate issues ......
By Kristy Dodge | Wednesday, December 21, 2016
5 technology tips to get ready for 2017

5 technology tips to get ready for 2017

Kristi Kennelly is no stranger to New York. But when the former Broadway performer and corporate executive returns to the city that never sleeps on January 17, it won't be to reprise her role as Rumpleteazer in Cats ......
By Kristy Dodge | Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Want to take 2 weeks off and still grow your business? Read on

Want to take 2 weeks off and still grow your business? Read on

It'd be an understatement to say that Portland, Oregon-based real estate broker Sarita Dua likes to travel. “I was fortunate enough to be able to spend 68 days out of the office in 2014 and 139 days out of the office in 2015, with trips to Kenya, M...
By Kristy Dodge | Monday, December 19, 2016
How to create an unforgettable open house experience

How to create an unforgettable open house experience

Since opening its first office in Naples, Florida in May 2013, McQuaid & Company has grown its boutique office in just three years to become one of the top 25 real estate brokerage firms -- out of over 550 -- in the Southwest Florida market ......
By Kristy Dodge | Friday, December 16, 2016
What you need to know to be a Realtor of the future

What you need to know to be a Realtor of the future

“Real estate rockstars and rock n’ roll rockstars have a lot in common,” according to John Heithaus. “Don’t be surprised when people act like people. Rockstars are people, too. Relate to them.” ......
By Kristy Dodge | Thursday, December 15, 2016
Hacker Connect: Helping you get a jump on the competition

Hacker Connect: Helping you get a jump on the competition

If you are in the real estate tech space and you haven’t heard about Inman’s Hacker Connect yet -- then you should be worried. Because your competition has not only heard about it; they’ve already bought their tickets ......
By Kristy Dodge | Thursday, December 15, 2016
Protect yourself: Learn how to thwart online criminals

Protect yourself: Learn how to thwart online criminals

Peter Bloom is a bit like a modern-day vigilante -- but instead of swooping in to fight bad guys on the street, his war is waged online against hackers who want to disrupt your personal and business livelihood ......
By Kristy Dodge | Thursday, December 8, 2016
The brightest minds in tech are headed to New York

The brightest minds in tech are headed to New York

On January 16, 2017, Inman will host its first ever Hacker Connect in New York City ......
By Kristy Dodge | Monday, December 5, 2016