Be a Business Go-Getter With Christian Ross

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By Lee Davenport This is part four in an ongoing series featuring top producers. Read part one featuring Jen Du Plessis Read part two featuring Rod Williams Read part three featuring Teresa Cowart What does it take to be a top producer? There is no magic formula, but there are habits and principles from top producers that you can “borrow” …

Defying Myths With Teresa Cowart

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By Lee Davenport This is part three in an ongoing series featuring top producers. Read part one featuring Jen Du Plessis Read part two featuring Rod Williams Read part four featuring Christian Ross Have you heard the myth that you can’t be productive and successful as both a real estate salesperson and the broker-owner of your company? Teresa Cowart is …

From Track Suits to Tailored Suits With Rod Williams

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By Lee Davenport This is part two in an ongoing series featuring top producers. Read part one featuring Jen Du Plessis Read part three featuring Teresa Cowart Read part four featuring Christian Ross Today’s post features the determined and inspiring Rod Williams. What makes Rod a top producer? Rod is ranked number two overall in his brokerage firm, Solid Source …

There’s No ‘One Size Fits All’ Lead Gen Technique

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By Lee Davenport Excerpt from “Profit with Your Personality“ I detest seeing tags in t-shirts that say, “one size fits all” because that one size never does. Whether the shirt hugs you like a baby’s onesie or drapes over you like a potato sack or Snuggie® Blanket, it is just not a fit for everyone. Similarly, mislabeled t-shirts are like …

Build a Real Estate Business, Not a Job

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By Ryan Fitzgerald Let me ask you a question: Do you want real estate to be the only job you have for the rest of your life? For some, the answer might be “yes.” For me, the answer is easy: “No.” I don’t want real estate to simply be my job; I want to operate a real estate business. If …

Work Your Website, Not Your Nerves

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By Lee Davenport Approximately 65 percent of REALTORS® report having a website for at least five years but only 2 percent of their business come from those sites, according to the National Association of REALTORS® 2015 Member Profile. Yet more than 90 percent of home buyers start their search online. Does anyone else see the problem with these numbers? They …

The One Minute Huggy

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By Anand Patel Every night while tucking in my now six year old daughter for bed she asks me for a big hug. She says the hug has to be for exactly one minute. If I walk out of her bedroom forgetting to hug her, she is quick to remind me “Daddy, give me a one minute huggy!” During this …

Are You a Real Estate Misfit?

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By Lee Davenport Are you on a hunt for more leads? Whether you’re new to real estate sales or a veteran interested in reinventing your lead generation strategy to keep your sales pipeline full, if you said yes, then you may be interested in hearing how top producers are leading the pack. One sales leader suggests using Instagram and advertising …

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When a Plank Stops Hurting

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By Melissa Krchnak I’ve recently starting doing planks – a balance and core-building technique – along with my regular exercise routine. This plank business isn’t a joke though. They started off pretty brutal. I set my goal to add just one second to my time a day. I’m overly optimistic so that goal is a far cry from where I …