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Earlier this year we started a podcast called BuiltHow. On the podcast, we interview top agents from across the country, from different brands and a wide variety of markets and we coax out of them the secrets of their success. It's awesome how freely so many in this industry will share with their...
 We believe that your website, and the tools connected to it, are the backbone of your real estate business.Or they could be.......Over the past 15 years, I have spent a TON of time working with real estate agents on how their website fits into their overall marketing strategy. For years we discu...
For the previous two year, every spring we have hosted an event in Bellingham Washington called Win. Make. Give. It's a three day event where we discuss strategies for being better leaders, ensuring our health, building wealth and ultimately deciding what we want our legacies to be. We bring in g...
Hi, my name is Bob and I'm new to the community.(Or at least I've been a very very bad participant for way too long).Since, like many of you, I'm taking precautions given the recent events happening in our world, I'm locked down in my house (for the most part) given that I live in one of the epic...
Today, ActiveRain owner Ben Kinney finalized and announced the purchase of BlueRoof360, a bleeding edge IDX website platform that left me speechless and nodding my head the first time I saw the technology.(ok, that's not entirely true. I am rarely speechless. But watching BlueRoof360 CEO Jarad Hu...
  I originally posted much of what you will read below in January of 2016, a year ago. However, last week at the Inman Connect Conference in NYC, I had the pleasure of sitting in the session that was presented by Rand Fishkin, the SEO 'Wizard of Moz' (Founder of SEOMoz, which is now just Moz) and...
  We've had a number of people ask about the featured image and what is the main purpose of including this image on your blog posts.What Happens Today?Today, when you add a featured image to your blog post, it shows in one location right away, at the top of the post itself. This is an effort to g...
At some point in your real estate career, you'll come to the realization that your database is really important. I hope you've already come to that point and you are looking for ways each day to add new people to that database.I'd like to share with you a story of one agent (or a small team reall...
Just letting everyone know that commenting and your ability to post a blog have been restored!!Big thanks to our developers for jumping in and fixing things as quick as possible!
 Each week, we have been interviewing people in the real estate industry and getting them to share their secrets for success for our Insights For Success Podcast. When we do an interview with a real estate agent (a real life practicing agent, who is out in the trenches just like many of you) we u...

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