Al Gore’s invention of the internet has allowed for a plethora of time and money saving applications designed to make our lives easier. How did we ever find anything before Google? Then, there’s Facebook, certainly that has made your life easier. Where else can you hang out with your friends and everyone else on the planet and unapologetically have your privacy violated at every turn. But I digress. For agents,… Read More »5 Great Tips to Email Marketing
In my busy-ness teaching classes, coaching agents, and working on building my own business, I have been fortunate enough to come across two pretty cool things I’d like to share: BombBomb and Chatty Agent. BombBomb is a video email application that allows any agent the opportunity to reach consumers in a high tech/high touch manner. A chatty agent subscription places that wonderful little chat box on your website so that… Read More »Two Minute Tip #19 BombBomb and Chatty Agent
This is the Monopod. It is a lightweight, sturdy single-legged camera support that offers relief from arm fatigue while steadying the camera for sharper capture and accurate framing. It is great for shooting that selfie you can’t resist or that BombBomb video you send to your latest lead (more on BombBomb next week). They run around $15-40, mine was fifteen and is awesome. You can find them anywhere on google… Read More »Tip #18: The MonoPod
In the past, we have been saddled with the burden of finding the most effective way to allow our potential sellers to view our presentation. For many moons, we used the presentation book or mini-flip chart type venue. Laptops made it easier to present in a mobile manner, but was not without its issues. We had one computer, placed in front of usually three people and it made for some… Read More »Two Minute Tip Week 13: 21st Century Presenting
Today, let’s take a couple of minutes and discuss a great way to attract buyers to your listing while developing a strong listing tool at the same time. Home Video Tours. For a buyer, the tremendous advantage of using the internet to search for property is being able to see a home at any time, no matter their location. While pictures are great, video makes the experience more like actually… Read More »Tip 12: Great 4 Step Home Videos!
The Two Minute Tip on Better Blogging Imagine you’re in the checkout line at the supermarket. Someone you know or don’t know strikes up a conversation with you. They discover you’re in real estate. They ask THE ONLY QUESTION THEY ASK: How’s the market? SO….. You tell them. Somewhere in that chat, you mention that your particular market is sort of a seller’s market and multiple offers abound. They say, “isn’t it… Read More »Tips For Great Blogging and Why You Don’t
Mobile Presentations Today’s mobile agent must conduct their business in every way, anytime, anywhere and at a moment’s notice. And that includes presenting. So let’s talk some presentation basics that go DOUBLE, when mobile.
Haiku Deck for your Mobile Presentations Evidence shows the visual to be a far superior method when it comes to delivering a message and having it received at the other end. PowerPoint and Keynote have long been the venue for most presentations and have both been maligned as the evil behind boring, terrible presentations. This criticism, by the way, is not valid. The user, not the program, is at fault.… Read More »TIPPLICATION Week 4: Haiku Deck
July is my down month this year. I do not have a single course scheduled for the entire month. I’m using the time to gear up for a busy fall, contemplate the relevancy of my business and make appropriate alterations on my path. As markets change across this land of ours, many agents have expressed the desire for classes that are centered to the knowledge and skills needed to compete.… Read More »Catch the Wave!
As I stood before 50 motivated agents in Birmingham, Alabama last week, one thing was clear. Technology means different things to different people. While many are more than adequate utilizing the latest and greatest tools, just as many struggle to know where to begin. My two day topic, CRS 206, Technologies to Advance Your Business, is an awesome course designed to bring those two groups, Technos and Tech No’s into one… Read More »CRS 206: Fresh and NEW!