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National Recruiting Conference Focuses on Reinvention - 01/31/08 02:44 PM
Schaumburg, IL, January 28, 2008: Carol Johnson and Recruiting Network bring what many industry leaders consider the most intuitive event they attend all year to the FireSky Resort & Spa April 16 - 18, 2008 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Reinvention is the theme of this year's conference, which features a powerful program for top recruiters and real estate VIPs who will gather to learn new methods for reinvigorating, recruiting, retention and of course, profits. The event literally kick-starts with a sunset motorcycle ride of the stars lead by Dr. Cabot Jaffee, President & CEO of AlignMark. Tom Hopkins then tops the special (1 comments)
10,000 Points & Counting! Now that's a Journey! I know for those of you who've been around this particular block for a while that may seem like a small feat, but to me, it's been a fun learning lesson and incredible path. THANKS, Active Rainers for the comraderie, assistance, advice, information, open mindedness, sense of purpose and real community found here. Ready for the next 10,000? I am! Let's go!
What did YOU want to be when you grew up? - 01/29/08 08:01 AM
I'm always curious as to what makes people choose the professions they do. How does one end up a doctor, lawyer, Indian Chief - REALTOR®? I guess in some cases your job picks you - a calling if you will. In other cases, you lean towards what you are naturally inclined to be such as an athlete or artist. Maybe you followed in the footsteps of a mentor or were trying to fill some parental shoes. What about YOU? I mean, I'm pretty sure most of you didn't walk up to mom or dad at the age of 5 or 10 (18 comments)
Perception vs. Reality - How changing perspective can change your production! - 01/28/08 03:26 PM
A common denominator among top producers who continue to grow and build their business in a market where many agents struggle just to stay afloat is that they keep a careful check on their perspective. They refuse to subscribe to a "sky is falling" mentality; rather, they skillfully navigate industry twists and turns to capture the market share others fail to see. We've all heard the phrase, "perception is everything." As a case in point, did you know that Charlie Chaplin once won 3rd place in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest? The judges apparently thought two other people looked more like (2 comments)
Learn How to Become the 'Go-to' Agent for Local Corporations - 01/28/08 06:52 AM
Now, more than ever, learning outside-the-box strategies and putting real systems in place to stay on the COMPETITIVE edge in your market is a must-do for agents looking to not just survive - but soar! In today's content-rich Webinar, our SouthEast Regional Director, Scott Gregory will walk you through the how-to's for our powerful Corporate Marketing System. This solution is a great way to turn the Do Not Call Registry upside down, rapidly build your sphere of influence and make you the 'Go-to' Agent for local corporations of 25 employees or more. Scott deftly blends humor with real-world results in this FREE Webinar (0 comments)
Read Your Mind -- What's in YOUR Library? - 01/22/08 08:45 AM
Fueling Your Brain, Business and Life with the Written Word By Julie Escobar, Director of Corporate Marketing, ProspectsPLUS! While it is indeed the age of information and words, MP3s, streaming video and more are at our fingertips and downloadable 24/7 via that incredible internet, there is to me, still something to be said for curling up for a half-hour, hour or every once in a while a day with a good old fashioned book. I know, I know - lives are busy, going warp speed in a thousand directions and mine is no different. Believe me, there is tremendous merit to books (10 comments)
ProspectsPLUS! Gets One Step Closer to Customers - 01/17/08 02:47 PM
ProspectsPLUS! is launching a totally regionalized approach to better serve its client base and expand its offerings to more rural areas and smaller companies. "In these challenging times, it has become increasingly important to serve our clients more effectively," shared Ramona Williams, Director of Business Development. "We are invested in their success. We understand how tough a shifting market can be for both agents and brokers and want to be sure our clients have the resources and tools they need to be successful. More important, we want them to know that they do not have to go it alone." ProspectsPLUS! has always maintained a regional (2 comments)
MLSmailings.com Helps Agents Put Their Marketing on Autopilot - 01/10/08 03:07 PM
ProspectsPLUS!, real estate industry leader in personal marketing software brings AUTOMATION to the industry. Expanding on the company's widely popular lead generating products, MLSListings.comTM offers this fully automated system of sending customized, laminated Just Listed and Just Sold postcards to an agent's farm area and Sphere of Influence. This state-of-the-art, patent-pending process automatically integrates with local MLS providers and organizations across the country to generate full color "Just Listed" and "Just Sold" postcards with property and agent photos, logo and personal contact information. First class postage is affixed, the cards are addressed and laminated and mailed to 100 or more homes within (0 comments)
MEME'd? Tag I'm It! - 01/09/08 11:33 AM
Have you ever been MEME'd? Not I - until Matthew Blum tagged me two days ago! Thanks Matt! Being new to the term - I had to go and do a little research of course and found out we have a whole group dedicated to the topic! What is it? Well - as far as I can tell the Meme's of Active Rain host a group that makes it simple to network and get to know one another. The trick is, once you've been tagged, to tell a little - or a lot - about yourself, your company, a topic, etc. (7 comments)
Marketing: How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? - 01/07/08 07:14 PM
Practice, Practice, PracticeBy Julia Escobar, Director of Corporate Marketing I know it's an old line, but it bears repeating. How do you get to the top of your game? How do you take your place center stage in any profession or life's ambition? Practice, practice, practice. Like all of those who have graced the stage of the historical center for performing arts, you must fine-tune your techniques, hone your skills, master your talents and study the subtle nuances to ensure that you not only succeed, but you also stand out for your commitment to excellence. It's a new year and, in many areas, (2 comments)
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