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May 2010

Handling Insults

Handling Insults

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. What do you do to deflect your detractors? How do you handle insults? What’s the best method for reacting? Should you react?

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Tags: agent advice · attitude · Scott's Thoughts ·

Introduce Clients to a New Way to Recycle

Introduce Clients to a New Way to Recycle

You may have even given your clients free “Yard Sale” signs as a gift, helping them prepare for the big move. But as we all know, yard sales don’t always unload all of the stuff. What do you do when that exercise bike from five years ago didn’t catch a buyer… not even at $10?

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Market yourself to “life change” clients

Market yourself to “life change” clients

There are two types of businesses in your community that can be enormously helpful in generating referrals surrounding life changes. By befriending and supporting these types of businesses, you place yourself in a great position for potential referrals.

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Tags: marketing · networking ·

Help clients put their worries away

Help clients put their worries away

Fear keeps the lid on real dreams. Many people go after only their small dreams because the when it comes to the really big ones, they’re terrified. They don’t know where to begin. There’s nothing they can do to put the fear aside, no one who can help them find the trailhead through the dark woods.

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Tags: client management · Scott's Thoughts ·

Writing Effective Email

Writing Effective Email

If you’ve had trouble getting responses from clients, colleagues, and friends, the problem might not be on their end, necessarily. It’s possible that the way you’re writing email is causing them to postpone reading your messages or miss crucial information.

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Tags: agent advice · networking · self-improvement ·

Writing that Gets Results

Writing that Gets Results

Did you know you can spend less time writing and get more productive responses from clients, friends, and family? Like it or not, writing is the most used form of communication online, and there are simple tricks and pitfalls you can address which will save you time and help your business.

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Tags: CRM skills · social media · training · writing ·

Facebook for Real Estate Business

Facebook for Real Estate Business

One of the big challenges new agents face is announcing they’re “new” to real estate. Obviously, you might be a little hesitant to say you’re new, because it indicates you may not have as much experience as others. Rather than present the idea that you’ve just started in real estate, you might find more creative ways to make your debut.

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Tags: agent advice · marketing · social media · websites ·

Educate Yourself about Home Inspections

Educate Yourself about Home Inspections

Naturally, personal referral is a great way to find a good inspector. However, if you’re interested in learning more about inspection details or need help finding professional inspectors, definitely check out InterNACHI, the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors…

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Tags: online tools · websites ·

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