The Best Worst Sales Call I Ever Received

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By Charlie Allred

Here’s the scene: I’m driving home in my car after showing houses, and my phone rings. It’s an out-of-state number, not atypical since I regularly get calls from home owners wanting to move to the Phoenix area (I have blog posts on “Moving to Phoenix,” “Move to Chandler,” and “Move to Scottsdale“). So I answer my phone …

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Cutting Through the Noise – Part 1

Drew Burks Personal Fulfillment, Professional Development, Technology & Social Media 1 Comment

By Drew Burks Are You Distracted? In today’s world most of us are overwhelmed with information, new products, and services, most of which provide little more than distraction to the average person. As a REALTOR®, it is definitely easy to get caught up in the hype of the latest technologies; after all, most of them are very appealing with the …

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10 Ways to Create Video Content for Your Real Estate Blog

Drew Burks Marketing, Professional Development, Technology & Social Media 9 Comments

By Drew Burks Video Marketing Attracts More Clients! With more than 2 billion videos viewed on YouTube each day, it’s obvious that video is HOT!  So why aren’t more real estate pros using video marketing to attract quality home buyers & sellers to their business? Most REALTORS® tell me that they don’t know where to start or how to create …

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Building a YouTube Channel

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By Jeremy Williams Are you looking for a new way to drive traffic and generate leads?  Are you working with a marketing budget that has been scaled back?  What if I told you that you could do this for free with the exception of owning a computer, simple video building software and a YouTube account?  While reading this blog post, …

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YouTube Tricks & Cool Mashups

Drew Burks Technology & Social Media 3 Comments

By Drew Burks It’s 11:30 p.m. as I’m writing this, my baby boy is finally sleeping, and all is quiet… and I just remember that I promised to submit a this blog post for YPN tomorrow. I must admit, I am feeling a bit panicked… you know that feeling of being behind, with time running out quickly.  I have one …

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5 Social Media Secrets to Attracting Motivated Clients

Drew Burks Professional Development, Technology & Social Media 3 Comments

By Drew Burks So what’s all the Buzz? It is safe to say that I am a believer in social media and blogging!  To my surprise, many are not and I know this because I hear from countless people daily… … “I have a website with a blog, a Facebook page, a Twitter account, a LinkedIn account and as of …

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The 12 Days of REALTOR® Christmas

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By Brian Copeland With December 25 only a few days away, it’s a great time to not only think about giving to others but also to consider touching your clients and sphere of influence in an impactful way.  While it may be a bit late in the season to pull some of the bigger things off on this list, who …

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Google-tastic Goodness

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By Stefanie Hahn When you work with new agents (or any agents for that matter) one of the constants seems to be that they are looking for ways to get the best of everything, and are trying to get it for free.  If I shared with you some of the MacGyver strategies I have seen over the years you would …

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Does Social Networking Result in More Closings?

Drew Burks Business Challenges, Closing, Polls, Professional Development, Sales & Marketing, Technology & Social Media 24 Comments

By Drew Burks   Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Blogging … I get asked this question all the time: “Can I really close more business using social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and a blog?” The answer is YES! I know that many are skeptical, so I interviewed quite a few REALTORS® to find out what their experience has been over …