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FAIL (1) 18 real estate ‘professionals’ who are doing it wrong

18 real estate ‘professionals’ who are doing it wrong

By Seth Williams | 23 hours ago

From terrible advertising to awful fails in construction, here are 18 real estate “professionals” who should consider a career change …

DO 3 reasons to invest your time and money in client relationships instead of leads

3 reasons to invest your time and money in client relationships instead of leads

By Will Caldwell | Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Relationships are the key to future success in the real estate business. Relationships pay dividends, build referral networks and can last a lifetime. Leads, however, have an expiration date, are not personal and are sold to the highest bidder …

Get them 5 surprisingly simple ways to get people to your open house

5 surprisingly simple ways to get people to your open house

By Trulia Pro Blog | Tuesday, August 19, 2014

An open house is one of the oldest and easiest ways to meet prospective homebuyers and home sellers. In theory, all you do is throw a few yard signs around the neighborhood, unlock the door, and the buyers and sellers come flocking in like people to a giveaway. But, the truth is that it isn’t quite so easy, is it …

Network image via Shutterstock. As a rookie real estate agent, sell your sphere of influence on how you can benefit them

As a rookie real estate agent, sell your sphere of influence on how you can benefit them

By ActiveRain | Monday, August 18, 2014

When my first broker told me I needed to write letters to all the people in my sphere of influence, I didn’t know what she was talking about. What sphere of influence? I didn’t influence anyone except possibly my children.

Screen shot 2014-08-14 at 3.16.56 PM How to get your happy clients to spread the word about you

How to get your happy clients to spread the word about you

By ActiveRain | Friday, August 15, 2014

We’ve all heard it said that it’s easier to keep a happy client than to lose an unhappy one. The unfortunate truth is that unhappy people are more likely to spread their ill feelings about something or someone (whether justified or not). Here’s a few excellent ways to get your happy clients to spread the word about you …

Cocktails image via Shutterstock. 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys

10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys

By Will Caldwell | Thursday, August 14, 2014

Here are 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys to stay top of mind with their clients …

Webinars

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

Showing Suite: Inman News Demo Day for real estate professionals

Here are 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys to stay top of mind with their clients …

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

Here are 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys to stay top of mind with their clients …

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

The NEW Facebook strategies for real estate

Here are 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys to stay top of mind with their clients …

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

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

Here are 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys to stay top of mind with their clients …

Market yourself on Facebook- without annoying friends and family [webinar recording] CityBlast webinar

Market yourself on Facebook- without annoying friends and family [webinar recording]

Here are 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys to stay top of mind with their clients …

Listing videos: Captivate and educate [webinar recording]

Listing videos: Captivate and educate [webinar recording]

Here are 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys to stay top of mind with their clients …

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

Here are 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys to stay top of mind with their clients …

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

Here are 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys to stay top of mind with their clients …

Managing online real estate leads with Sarah Jones of Bamboo Realty

Managing online real estate leads with Sarah Jones of Bamboo Realty

Here are 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys to stay top of mind with their clients …

5 Ways to Use Everyday Data to Build Your Brand

5 Ways to Use Everyday Data to Build Your Brand

Here are 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys to stay top of mind with their clients …

How to create better real estate videos

How to create better real estate videos

Here are 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys to stay top of mind with their clients …

Lead management tips for real estate pros

Lead management tips for real estate pros

Here are 10 simple ways agents can stay relevant after handing over the keys to stay top of mind with their clients …