Recent Articles by Nicole Beauchamp

Pocket-worthy Inman Connect New York checklists

Pocket-worthy Inman Connect New York checklists

It's a couple weeks until Inman Connect New York. As a ICNY veteran, I would suggest making a few lists before the event. It's the perfect preparation for the opportunity to be in a room filled to the brim with smart people. A few lists to consult wh...
By Nicole Beauchamp | Wednesday, January 13, 2016
5 reasons why LinkedIn is a useful tool for real estate agents

5 reasons why LinkedIn is a useful tool for real estate agents

An underlying aspect of what we do on a daily basis as part of our business development is looking for links. So it seems counterintuitive to me that a group of individuals who often want to talk about their businesses intensely avoid a platform such...
By Nicole Beauchamp | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The critical consumer experience component your real estate business may be missing

The critical consumer experience component your real estate business may be missing

I appear to be placing an increasing premium on not only my overall consumer experience, but also the consistency of that experience. During Agent Reboot at Real Estate Connect New York last week, there was a lot of discussion about experience, consi...
By Nicole Beauchamp | Wednesday, February 4, 2015
New time-tracking app is changing how I do business

New time-tracking app is changing how I do business

I recently discovered the time-tracking app Hours. Given my obsession with knowing how steps I take in a day, tracking time using an app didn't seem far fetched ......
By Nicole Beauchamp | Monday, August 11, 2014
6 networking tips to get the most out of Real Estate Connect

6 networking tips to get the most out of Real Estate Connect

In just a shade over two weeks, Real Estate Connect San Francisco will be here. After attending and presenting at two conferences this month in Arizona, the concept of connection seems to be front and center. This would be appropriate in any business...
By Nicole Beauchamp | Monday, June 30, 2014
'Smart inbox' puts related people and documents at your fingertips

'Smart inbox' puts related people and documents at your fingertips

How often do you get an email introduction of some sort and then go off to find out more about that particular individual? Wouldn't it be nice to have that in the palm of your hand at the time that you're actually reading the message, rather than lea...
By Nicole Beauchamp | Friday, January 31, 2014
Pursuing PDF perfection

Pursuing PDF perfection

To some degree, with the proliferation of mobile devices in recent years, it is at times hard to imagine a time where work ended at our respective offices. It can be increasingly hard to be present, as those boundaries can ......
By Nicole Beauchamp | Wednesday, December 11, 2013
idea sketch screenshot A mirror into the mind: drawing a map with Idea Sketch

A mirror into the mind: drawing a map with Idea Sketch

Many post that weekends, in the traditional sense, are mythical animals for a working real estate agent. Personally, I like to take at least one weekend day off when possible. It means catching up with friends and family (including customers ......
By Nicole Beauchamp | Wednesday, October 2, 2013
To back up … or not to back up?

To back up … or not to back up?

Well, that should not even be a question — the answer is obvious and always yes! Admittedly, I might be a tad more than anal-retentive, especially when it comes to my mobile devices and specifically my contacts. I still remember ......
By Nicole Beauchamp | Thursday, September 19, 2013
Thumbnail Little Things Can Make a Difference – Building Your Social Capital

Little Things Can Make a Difference – Building Your Social Capital

Once upon a time, I left a Foursquare tip at a nail salon, recommending the place, and their awesome staff. Frankly, I had forgotten about it, until recently. It was late one evening, and I needed a manicure and as ......
By Nicole Beauchamp | Friday, November 18, 2011
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Maximizing Manhattan Mobility

The concept of an office may be something of an intangible for many of us these days. The ability to work efficiently from just about anywhere, has truly transformed business, not just real estate. This is my virtual desktop For ......
By Nicole Beauchamp | Thursday, August 25, 2011