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Tammy Emineth (Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
Is guest blogging still a viable source for back links? Guest blogging means blogging on someone else’s website or platform for the purpose of adding your own link in the content. You can accept guest blogs or you can create guest blogs and…
Dutchess County homes for sale | Dutchess County Communities, Jennifer Fivelsdal LIC. R.E. Broker ( JFIVE Home Realty LLC |Columbia,Dutchess,Ulster Counties)
Today while holding a Broker's Open House I spotted a gate across the street. I was intrigued, for some reason I thought something was out of place. When I had the chance, I decided to take a closer look and I soon figure out that this was a gate…
Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch (David Weekley Homes)
How can I know that the new High School in Katy will be good? I frequently get asked this question. I have lived in the Katy Independent School district for 15 years and there has not been one school opened that has not been successful…
Michael Jacobs, Pasadena CA/SanGabriel Valley Realtor, 818.516.4393 cell (Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
Asking for Feedback at 11PM? After a late afternoon showing and dinner out, I arrived home around 9:30PM and sat down to watch one of my favorite television shows Shark Tank -- even though it was a repeat -- I had not seen so it was…
Andrea Swiedler - Swiedler, Pomerantz & Adams, Litchfield County Real Estate (Prudential Connecticut Realty, Litchfield County Real Estate)
I fondly remember my Sweat Hogs class, some of the phrases I was given still ring in my head. You know, when someone asks you what their house is worth the reply is "I don't know, I haven't seen it yet… yada yada yada " For any of you who took…
How Long Does It Take You To Respond To An Email? There’s no set answer to this in my opinion. I’m just curious on the average time during the hours of say 8am to 7pm. My question is prompted by a recent scenario that left me…
Brenda Mullen-ABR, e-Pro-210-807-0819 Selling San Antonio TX Area Real Estate (RE/MAX Access)
Ask an Ambassador-What's This Generate a Short URL Thing and What Does it Do If you look at the bottom of your blog post you will notice something that says Generate Short URL Often times this little handy tool gets unnoticed because folks…
Joe Manausa - Tallahassee Real Estate (Century 21 Manausa and Associates)
I was talking with an agent yesterday about a counter-offer he received, and he was scratching his head wondering what the home seller was thinking. Now I've seen this sort of thing for more than 20 years in the Tallahassee real estate market, but…
In a series on home security, I included some tips on making your home more secure. This post is a more light hearted list of things that you can leave right on the counter or in full view of all your windows every day and hope against hope that…
Roy Kelley, Montgomery County, MD Homes For Sale (Roy Kelley and RE/MAX Realty Group)
Finding the most effective blog topics for real estate professionals I admire the blogs of ActiveRain member Joe Petrowsky Not only are Joe’s blogs interesting, they are also successful in the generation of new clients. In a recent…
Deb "Alayne" Brooks, 940-500-4010 Wichita Falls Real Estate (Alayne Brooks, Re/Max Elite Group, Wichita Falls Texas)
We all know that words spoken, inflection of voice and timing all have a great deal to do with our POWER OF COMMUNICATION. What one person hears may come across as totally different from another person that hears the same thing. Remember the…
Barbara Todaro "New Franklin MA Homes" (RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Ask and you shall receive!! In the real estate business, unless you ask for the business you won’t receive it. The general public does not understand how “living with commissions” works. It requires a steady flow of income. One…
Elizabeth Weintraub, Sacramento Short Sale Agent, Land Park, East Sac, Lyon RE (Top 1% at Lyon Real Estate #00697006)
Real estate commissions have become such a touchy subject that nobody wants to talk about it for fear of violating the Sherman Act Because real estate commissions are negotiable. Every Sacramento real estate agent is free to negotiate her…
Connie Harvey Realtor Nashville TN Real Estate (Pilkerton Realtors)
My Favorite Newbie First Posts! Week of May 17th 2013 I absolutely love discovering new bloggers. This week is no exception! Eli Magids introduces us to Charlotte, North Carolina in his first post It's all in a Name He talks about the…
Escondido Real Estate - North San Diego County Homes, Melissa Zavala, Broker (Broadpoint Properties)
Thanks to Darin Persinger of Productivity Junkies, I was recently turned on to Dan Ariely’s principle, which he calls The Ikea Effect. You’ve been to Ikea before… haven’t you? Ikea is a successful Swedish manufacturer with…
Anna 'Banana' Kruchten - Phoenix Real Estate Broker,CRS 602-380-4886 (Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Customer Service is… that darn important! I've been a big believer in excellent customer service ever since I was a young girl. Both my parents taught us kids that it's better to do it right the first time and also to go above and beyond in…
Li Read (Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring))
The local cable station does interviews with interesting events & people on the Gulf Islands & on Vancouver Island. Tune in to the Go Island! Shaw Cable coverage… always learn something. Just discovered the interview with a woman who…
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, REALTOR® St. George, Utah, Southern Utah Residential Real Estate Specialist (Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 435.632.9374)
Do you practice 'cost recovery' when making business decisions? When it comes to print, web design or email campaigns, do you get recommendations from other professionals who have had success with the companies you hire? If not, you may just be…
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