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If you missed Missy's Introduction to the Caulk Wood | Bonding for Success Team Submission for Assignment one - refer to The Introduction Here. Part Two: The Database Ins and Outs And now, Part Three............ Cause I would want the Nitty Gritty details if I were you. Tell me exactly what you did! So here ya go.... The types of contacts that were added to my database included: Clients: Current, Past, and the Buyers of my Listings Prospects Real Estate Agents Friends & Family Service Providers Health Providers Restaurants The database includes: Contact Info: Name, Address, Email, Phone. Birthdays, (15 comments)
If you missed the introduction to the Caulk Wood | Bonding for Success from Assignment One, you can find it HERE by Missy. Part Two: The Value of an Agent Database[paraphrased from our Contest Submission] Missy said, "Having a Database is running your business like a business instead of a one time transaction." << Isn't that priceless! It sums it all up very nicely. I used to keep about 6 Excel spreadsheets which were supposed to be my database (some of it). I would start new ones all the time because I'd get frustrated with the ones I had, it (10 comments)
100 Random ActiveRain Thoughts for my 100th Post - 05/15/08 02:37 PM
You have my full permission to skim and not read every thought! (Not many pictures for obvious reasons. If it isn't obvious to you - its waaa-aaay to long!!!)I've done a list of 100 Random thoughts before - but this was my first focused just on one topic - ActiveRain! In celebration of my 100th post.....(wishing it only took me 100 minutes to write)..... THANK YOU ACTIVERAIN for a FABULOUS ride these last 9 months or so.... 100th Post41,166 Points 1. Friends.... I've met so many. I didn't know I'd be "friends" or "close" to them, but I am!!! 2. Blogging... I actually (30 comments)
Shhhh I'm not supposed to be telling anyone about this. So don't tell her I told you. My daughter, AChrome (21) , is taking her Pennsylvania Real Estate License Exam soon. (I better not write the date in case a local reader reads and then says something to her - I'd be in Trou-ble!). She only told me cause she wants a celebratory dinner at Olive Garden in the case of a pass. I don't care why - I'm happy and honored she did! I am so proud of AChrome (guess if she gets licensed, she'll be happy to have me (33 comments)
Adventures in Home Showings II - 05/01/08 09:21 AM
It's time for another chapter of Adventures in Home Showings. My first post, Adventures in Home Showings was my beginning of looking at houses in and around the Chester County, Pennsylvania area. These were from a little while ago, my client had the pictures in her camera :) Both incidents happened the SAME DAY with the same clients. It's a little hard to make out, but this stone is in the bed between the house and garage. BRANDY AKA Spunky Doodles Feb 9 1990 Mar 12 2005 Bless her! And I'm sure the owners have some cherished memories. I'm not so sure however, that this is good staging advice. My (6 comments)
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