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It wasn't long ago that REALTORS(R) were confronting the idea of "going online" to communicate with their clients. As their clients increasingly utilized the internet to stay in touch, REALTORS(R) were forced to adapt to the technology. Now, increasingly, consumers are finding new ways to communicate, including texting, tweeting, and chat. However, email remains a vital means by which REALTORS(R) communicate. It's easy to think that all email options provide roughly the same features, but that couldn't be further from reality. Email services are much different from one another. The competition is so great that email services are evolving (7 comments)
On April 24, 2009, the Pittsburgh Business Times published their list entitled "Largest Pittsburgh-Area Residential Real Estate Firms." This list reflects the performance results for 2008 as reported to the PBT by residential real estate brokers throughout Greater Pittsburgh. Achieve Realty has something to celebrate. For the first time, in its 5 year history, Achieve Realty has cracked the top 10, rising to number 9 on The List. Last year, Achieve was eleventh. This distinction marks a continuation of an upward trend for Achieve Realty, which has risen up The List steadily over the years. Kristen Stokes, President of Achieve (4 comments)
First, you have to read the Post-Gazette article, here. Then come back for my analysis. There is an old trick they play in politics, justice and business: if you create doubt in people's minds, they just may not buy into an idea. This doubt is created in many ways. Here are a few examples: Do you remember the Michael Dukakis tank-helmet disaster? His opposition candidate, George H.W. Bush ran campaign ads showing Dukakis looking "out of character" as he rode around in a tank trying to portray himself as strong on defense issues. Do you remember the OJ Simpson (0 comments)
Social Networking, LinkedIn and Google - 04/09/09 09:44 PM
My interests include Pittsburgh, real estate, web tools that make our lives easier, the economy and personal finance. I’m also fascinated with social networking. If you don’t know what that is, click here for an explanation. I’m pretty skeptical that social networking, by itself, sells houses, but you’ll never know if you don’t try, right? One piece of advice about social networking: don’t “go there” unless you don’t have plenty of time on your hands. That’s why I utilize online social networking sparingly. A great way to dip your toe into the social networking pond is to try LinkedIn. Here’s (1 comments)
Achieve Realty, Inc. is proud to announce that Dolly Nicely has joined the firm. A successful professional Realtor with genuine client empathy. That best describes Dolly Nicely and her approach to real estate. “An advocate for my clients”, is Dolly’s self-described style and business model. Her primary goal is to ensure that clients receive exceptional service and a positive experience. She wants clients to know that she is working in their best interest, and will always be thorough and considerate towards that end. Your Agent Your Advocate is her go-to-business strategy and message, and has served her clients well for (0 comments)
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.