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 …

4 Tweaks to Grow Your Business

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By Lee Davenport This is part one in an ongoing series featuring top producers. Read part two featuring Rod Williams Read part three featuring Teresa Cowart Read part four featuring Christian Ross Jen Du Plessis is a top producer and in the 1 percent who have sold their methods to Salesforce. Yes, she’s that good. She has shared the stage …

Quiz: Is Your Follow-Up Broken?

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By Lee Davenport Have you ever heard the saying, “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it”? Yet, have you noticed that you don’t know what you don’t know? Perhaps a method or strategy (or lack there of) is broken, yet because we don’t know it, we leave things as they are. Using the poll option in Instagram Stories (which is …

Effective Habits of Time-Block ‘Bouncers’

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By Lee Davenport Time-blocking (designating time on your schedule to work on a specific task) isn’t really a challenge. Whether you prefer pen and paper or an online system, you can fill your schedule with items galore. But the real trick is staying consistent with time-blocking. It helps if you know how to be a bouncer. You read that right. …

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A Hack to Help Your Marketing Grab More Attention

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By Lee Davenport Have ever wished there was a genie who could help you craft the perfect subject line to get more people to open your emails? Or come up with that eye-grabbing copy so your mailers don’t end up directly in the trash? How about some help writing  social media posts that your followers will actually read? Then you …

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Go for ‘Unbroke’ in 2018

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By Lee Davenport I love a good challenge that helps me work smarter in my business. How about you? Well, as the New Year approaches, I’m challenging you to go beyond “going for broke” and “go for unbroke.” No more feast or famine. Stop involuntary income roller coaster rides. Make 2018 your best year yet! If you are a veteran …

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Why You’re Not Generating Leads From Instagram

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By Lee Davenport Are you posting like a manic on Instagram, using every hashtag known to man, yet you’re not generating leads from this popular social media network? “Arrgh…,” you think. “I knew all of this ‘Insta-fame’ hype was nonsense,” you smirk and resign in frustration. Not so fast, friend! Check out this short video to see if you are …

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Mess-Free Social Media: Don’t Get Blocked

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By Lee Davenport I’ve seen it before: accounts are blocked, business drys up, and worse yet, a job is lost, fines are imposed, or licenses are revoked—all from a social media post. That’s a mess…a hot mess. It’s no secret that social media can grow your business—or destroy it. Keep social media from messing up your business so that orange …