Category Archives: Facebook

Letting Them Know You Are Thinking About Them

Today was my 44th birthday. The day itself doesn’t really feel any different than any other day. I think that feeling ends when you’re around 10 years old…about the same time you stop wearing the shoes out of the shoe store after your Mom buys them and believing that they really do make you run faster. The neat part…

Confused by Social Networking? Don’t Stress…Do L.E.S.S

The following post was originally posted in the Inman NEXT blog – a collection of posts from some of the best minds in real estate. They asked me to submit a guest post and this was my first submission. The rip tide warnings have been posted. From the beach, it looks pretty choppy out there….

You Hold the Key

The world is constantly changing. There’s new things to learn, new people to meet and new things to do every day. It can be a bit overwhelming if you let it. Yet always remember that you hold the key. Do you listen to the media? Do you watch television? Are you engaged with news shows…

Are You Ready to Rock? Well…Start Pushing

Monday Morning Match is a short post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. Nobody likes a struggle, whether it’s a business challenge or a personal obstacle. But no one is immune…

I’m Sorry. They Don’t Work Here Anymore…

Wouldn’t that be a horrible thing for one of your clients or customers to hear? We work so hard to get clients in today’s fast paced world, why would we want to send them away? Can the people you want to find you actually find you?Are you sure that if someone came across a profile…

Live Long and Prosper?

I love looking for opportunities to make other people feel good. I love it when it happens to me as well, especially when it is completely out of the blue. I know how powerful a positive statement or show of support can be. I subscribe to lots of e-newsletters and blogs and follow numerous people…

Running for Election? What’s Your Platform?

“I Want to Be Your Realtor” That’s your daily campaign slogan, isn’t it? Each and every day we’re running for the office of “trusted advisor” to our Buyers and Sellers who entrust us to make the best decisions and policies to help them get what they want. Do You Run a Clean Campaign? I don’t…

It’s Time to Raise Your IN-10-SITY

Days like today don’t come around very often. In fact, they only come around once in a lifetime. It’s October 10th, 2010. That’s 10/10/10. What a great reason to come up with a list of… Ten Things to Boost Your Business #10. Take ten minutes to print a one-line report of your current data base…

Are Your Peers Putting Pressure on Traditional Marketing?

At last week’s Coldwell Banker Summer Technology Summit, keynote presenter Stefan Swanepoel discussed many of the top trends in real estate today. As one would expect, he spent a significant amount of time talking about the impact of social networking and the new opportunities people have to build vast relationships with more people than they…

Turning a Blind (Side) Eye to Your Critics

How do you react to criticism? Do you use it positively – channeling the ideas and comments from others to develop your services or skills? Do you ignore it, continuing to do what you do? Do you react negatively to it, causing you to get distracted and off focus from your goals and plans? Critics…