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There's a second part to the memory quiz that was posted in Success and Wealth Talk. See my previous post if you missed the last one. Read More: How do you measure success and who do you remember? Let's see how you do on this one. List a few teachers who aided your journey through school. Name three friends who have helped you through a difficult time. Name five people who have taught you something worthwhile. Think of a few people who have made you feel appreciated and special. Think of five people you enjoy spending time with. Name (1 comments)
This quiz was posted in Success and Wealth Talk. It really made me think and I believe it will change your perspective too. People make the difference. We know it's true. At the same time, how often do we stop and ponder the differences people are making in our lives? What difference do you make? Are you memorable? Will your achievements make you stand out in a crowd? In History? Take this quick quiz to discover how well you remember others: Can you name the five wealthiest people in the world? Who were the last five Heisman Trophy winners? List (0 comments)
Work Smarter, Not Harder, and Retain More Clients - 08/13/08 09:31 AM
I’m going to share a big Ah-ha moment with you. In fact, when this hit me it changed the way I work. Marketing’s main focus is on retaining clients, not generating clients. This may seem contradictory to anything you’ve read or been taught in the past. I challenge you to really think about it and let the message sink in. How many Realtors® do you know who scramble to get clients? What are they doing differently than their more successful counterparts? When you observe the most successful Realtors® you’ll find they attract and maintain ideal clients. Clients don’t need more information, (6 comments)
Get Creative to Get Clients - 08/13/08 09:20 AM
I've talked before about using social networks to make connections and gain clients. Keeping the "social" in social networks, and avoiding the hard sell, is the way to success with these networks. But sometimes it can take a while to develop these relationships and have business come of it. So, get creative! The beauty of these sites is that most other business people there are interested in promoting themselves, as well. Take the time to search out past clients on Facebook that you know have their own business. Contact them to ask if they'd be interested in posting a testimonial from (3 comments)
Nothing happens until you take a step. Getting clients is really that simple. It’s a process of steps and the first step is to take action. You must continually educate your prospects and current clients on what you have to offer. Be sure to think outside of the box when you’re spreading your message. We’ve talked about different ways to utilize your website and blog to connect with clients. Now, here are two more tips.
What steps are you taking to connect with clients? Take action today to build a better tomorrow. Place your listing on Craigslist. Craigslist is (7 comments)
Advanced Marketing with RSS - 08/04/08 11:18 AM
As a blogger, you're probably at least a little familiar with RSS. As you know, it's a way to subscribe to receive updates from feeds such as blogs and podcasts. Want the basics? Read: What the heck is RSS, anyway? Here are some more advanced way to use RSS, both for your own site, as well as for your own use. Facebook - add your blog posts to your Facebook account. Two applications I use are Notes, and Posted Items. You never know when a post title might catch the attention of a Facebook friend that has never read your blog. (0 comments)
Advanced Marketing with RSS - 08/04/08 11:07 AM
As a blogger, you're probably at least a little familiar with RSS. As you know, it's a way to subscribe to receive updates from feeds such as blogs and podcasts. Want the basics? Read: What the heck is RSS, anyway? Here are some more advanced way to use RSS, both for your own site, as well as for your own use. Facebook - add your blog posts to your Facebook account. Two applications I use are Notes, and Posted Items. You never know when a post title might catch the attention of a Facebook friend that has never read your blog. (8 comments)
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