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l i g h t p o e t / Shutterstock.com Google just officially axed its Authorship program

Google just officially axed its Authorship program

By Guest Contributor | Friday, August 29, 2014

Google just officially axed its Authorship program. If you’re not familiar with Authorship, the idea was a way to connect your online real estate content (like your blog) with your name and photograph in Google search. …

Drive thru image via Shutterstock. How NOT to negotiate a real estate transaction

How NOT to negotiate a real estate transaction

By ActiveRain | Friday, August 29, 2014

One of the most important aspects of my duties is to be able to negotiate the best price, terms and set of conditions for my client. Over the last 10 years I’ve learned a lot about myself and about people in general. It’s almost always a give and take, as they say …

Things to do Big questions cloud decision to start own brokerage or join existing one

Big questions cloud decision to start own brokerage or join existing one

By Aaron Woodman | Thursday, August 28, 2014

Many people say I am my own brand and yes that is true. That, however, does not provide infrastructure or support for creating a strong business. I want to stick to what I do best: meeting people and negotiating deals …

Google Analytics reporting (1) Definitive guide to Google Analytics for real estate professionals: Part II – The Overview Reports

Definitive guide to Google Analytics for real estate professionals: Part II – The Overview Reports

By Guest Contributor | Thursday, August 28, 2014

In Part I of our Definitive Guide on Google Analytics, we reviewed how to set up your account and configure your settings. Now we’re going to take you through the Overview Reports so you can understand whether your website is working for your business and where the opportunities are for you to make it work better. …

dotloop2 The top brokers’ blueprint to choosing a transaction system

The top brokers’ blueprint to choosing a transaction system

By Laura Monroe | Wednesday, August 27, 2014

In our latest webinar we took a look firsthand at how brokers can and SHOULD choose a transaction system for their agents and their office. Joelle Senter of dotloop and Craig McClelland of Metro Brokers Better Homes and Gardens Real …

Facebook.com screen shot 5 reasons real estate agents should dump their Facebook business pages

5 reasons real estate agents should dump their Facebook business pages

By ActiveRain | Wednesday, August 27, 2014

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to social media marketing, this article is NOT for you …

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The top brokers' blueprint to choosing a transaction system dotloop2

The top brokers' blueprint to choosing a transaction system

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to social media marketing, this article is NOT for you …

5 sales metrics real estate brokers shouldn't be ignoring Pipelineimage

5 sales metrics real estate brokers shouldn't be ignoring

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to social media marketing, this article is NOT for you …

Showing Suite: Inman News Demo Day for real estate professionals Showing Suite website screenshot

Showing Suite: Inman News Demo Day for real estate professionals

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to social media marketing, this article is NOT for you …

Real estate lead conversion: 1 minute, 1 day, 1 year and beyond Followupforever.jpg

Real estate lead conversion: 1 minute, 1 day, 1 year and beyond

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to social media marketing, this article is NOT for you …

The NEW Facebook strategies for real estate The NEW Facebook Strategies for Real Estate

The NEW Facebook strategies for real estate

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to social media marketing, this article is NOT for you …

ReadyChat: real time, real service, real leads [webinar recap] ReadyChat.com screen shot

ReadyChat: real time, real service, real leads [webinar recap]

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to social media marketing, this article is NOT for you …

Shared Ideas

Broker office design: How to comfortably fit 80 agents into 2,500 square feet

Broker office design: How to comfortably fit 80 agents into 2,500 square feet

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to social media marketing, this article is NOT for you …

How to create an agent brand when you're also tied to a brokerage's branding

How to create an agent brand when you're also tied to a brokerage's branding

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to social media marketing, this article is NOT for you …

Managing online real estate leads with Sarah Jones of Bamboo Realty

Managing online real estate leads with Sarah Jones of Bamboo Realty

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to social media marketing, this article is NOT for you …

5 Ways to Use Everyday Data to Build Your Brand

5 Ways to Use Everyday Data to Build Your Brand

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to social media marketing, this article is NOT for you …

How to create better real estate videos

How to create better real estate videos

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to social media marketing, this article is NOT for you …

Lead management tips for real estate pros

Lead management tips for real estate pros

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, this article is NOT for you. If you have a big social media marketing budget and 20 hours per week to dedicate or delegate to social media marketing, this article is NOT for you …