Top 10 posts from last week

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Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week:

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10. Have the rules of marketing changed — and if so, in what ways?

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Peter Titmuss /

9. There’s one demographic that’s still very receptive to direct mail. Can you guess which?

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8. Allegations of wrongdoing in a dual-agent transaction in Malibu could set a new precedent. / /

7. If you’ve got a real estate website, then you’ll want to take advantage of these 50 ways to boost leads from that very same resource.

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6. Just getting started in the business? Here’s how you set yourself up as a neighborhood expert.

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5. Identify your “lead domino” to avoid self-sabotage and ensure success.

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4. Is social media worth the time investment? An Inman Special Report digs deep.

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3. When competition is taking digs at you behind your back, there are ways to deal with it — here are seven.

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2. The National Association of Realtors has banned Zillow Group from its 2016 events.

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1. You’ve probably heard it a million times: “My friend is a Realtor.” Here are seven ways to respond.

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