5 Ways to Make Your Social Media Posts Shareable

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By Brandon Doyle

Many real estate agents and business owners manage a Facebook page as a way to connect with old, new, and potential clients. Though your page may have a significant number of fans, what you might not realize is that your social media posts may only be reaching 12 percent of them, according to Facebook. Why does this …

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How to Communicate by Actually Having a Conversation

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By Jared James I was thinking about our culture recently in this time of voicemails, emails, and social media, and it appears that everyone has a greater desire to communicate, but a lesser desire to actually have conversation.Believe it or not, communication and conversation are two completely different things. The actual definition of the word “communicate” is the activity of …

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Clean Your Social Media House in 2012

Blog Contributor Managing Your Office, Professional Development, Sales & Marketing, Social Media 10 Comments

By Stefanie Hahn Make a New Year’s resolution to better manage your name and online reputation. The first step is to figure out which social media platforms work best for you and your business. Check out my video to learn more. Stefanie Hahn is the education director for Coldwell Banker Hearthside, REALTORS® in Collegeville, Pa. Visit her Web site: www.StefanieHahn.com.

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Be Careful of Real Estate ‘Blah, Blah, Blah’

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, communication, Homeownership Education & Counseling, Professional Development, Working with Clients 1 Comment

By Toby Boyce The question on my local NPR station was simple enough: “Why do symphonies sound different when they are made up of the same parts?”  The response was very eloquent and educated — I assume. It made as much sense as Pig Latin to me. “Well each one focuses on different things…” I’m sure that musicians in the …

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The Science Behind Your Sales

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By Brooke Wolford

You may wondering what science has to do with sales…really what I am referring to is the chemical reaction that happens in your clients brains that ultimately leads them to begin a relationship with you.  What mental perception does your client get that triggers a spark?

You can look at the beginning process of a client contacting …

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Seminars Teaching You to Ask For Referrals? Get Referrals Without Asking For Them.

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By Dave Robison Ever had that friend that whenever your phone rang, you looked at the caller ID and cringed?  You simply subconsciously wanted to call them your friend because at one time they were, but for some reason they crossed the line into a category that none of us dare say to their face that they are now apart …

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Real Estate in 2011

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, Helpful Tools, Professional Development 7 Comments

By Brooke Wolford If you are reading this post and are still active in real estate, congratulations! You have survived a year of many challenges.  You can pat yourself on the back remember how hard your worked.  Feel a sense of accomplishment and embrace every challenge that was put in front of you. We faced many challenges.  We had good …