May 04 2011
What’s Really Behind a Bad Attitude?

What’s Really Behind a Bad Attitude?

This is a true story that happened in an actual sales office. The agents in a particular real estate office wanted to revamp the picture display cases in the front windows and someone needed to take charge of rotating them on a weekly basis. This job was time intensive, not an earning opportunity Continue Reading

Jan 25 2011
Blog Traffic: 5 Insider Tips Your Competition Doesn’t Want You to Know

Blog Traffic: 5 Insider Tips Your Competition Doesn’t Want You to Know

Everyone in real estate is talking about blogging. You may have heard stories ranging from “untold riches” to “never getting enough leads” as a result of blogging.  While both stories have merit, the truth is you can build the world’s best real estate blog but if no one is reading, it’ll be a Continue Reading

Jul 20 2010
The REport

The REport

Keep your friends close!  A new survey found that 88 percent of Facebook friends have physically met each other as opposed to only 48.2 percent of people who have met their Twitter followers.  This news is probably not surprising to Twitter Founder Biz Stone who recently said Twitter is a news Continue Reading

Jul 14 2010
Robert Scoble, Tech Enthusiast, RackSpace, @Scobleizer

Robert Scoble, Tech Enthusiast, RackSpace, @Scobleizer

Exclusive interview with Robert Scoble - his thoughts on the early adopters at Real Estate Connect, the power of blogging and its link to the sales funnel. Continue Reading

Jan 27 2010
Protecting Consumer Data in the Real Estate Industry

Protecting Consumer Data in the Real Estate Industry

As we begin the new year, I thought that it would be a good idea to write a brief reminder about the importance of protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in our business practices.  It is important to keep in mind that PII is captured in many ways, some that immediately jump out at us, Continue Reading

Nov 17 2009
Wendy Forsythe Interviews Julie Ziemelis – SAMCAR

Wendy Forsythe Interviews Julie Ziemelis – SAMCAR

Well-known blogger Julie Ziemelis, SAMCAR, stopped by to chat with Wendy Forsythe at the tradeshow to share her tips on blogging, Twitter and Facebook, and how to achieve success in the industry by using these tools to build your brand. Continue Reading

Nov 17 2009
Wendy Forsythe Interviews Ricardo Bueno – Ribeezie Media

Wendy Forsythe Interviews Ricardo Bueno – Ribeezie Media

In an exclusive interview, Ricardo Bueno from Ribeezie Media, talks to Wendy Forsythe about blogging with a purpose to reach a larger audience and answer the average internet surfer’s everyday questions. And Twitter? Use it as your first interaction when growing your network. Watch to learn more! Continue Reading

Nov 17 2009
Blogging Tips

Blogging Tips

Watch this video for great tips on how to become an effective blogger, and standout among the rest! Continue Reading

Nov 13 2009
Friday Blog Scan: Things We Liked from the Week That Was

Friday Blog Scan: Things We Liked from the Week That Was

This week began with the bombshell regarding NAR/RPR that was first reported last Friday by Brian Boero of 1000watt titled: RPR Madness: NAR unleashes national property database with Cyberhomes that paints us a very insightful, unbiased and logical picture of what's happening and what this all might Continue Reading

Oct 30 2009
Friday Blog Scan: Things We Liked from the Week That Was

Friday Blog Scan: Things We Liked from the Week That Was

As far as lists of top social media people in real estate go, we've seen the same names recycled over and over providing us a limited view of what is ultimately possible through social media. Income Diary gives us this list of the 50 most influential bloggers outside of real estate. This is a Continue Reading

Oct 07 2009
The Rise and Fall of Sales Meetings

The Rise and Fall of Sales Meetings

Generally speaking, weekly sales meetings were the norm in the archetypal 1990’s real estate office. These meetings typically consisted of some sort of information sharing and often ended with a tour of newly listed properties. Soon these meetings stretched out to biweekly. In some cases they just Continue Reading