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I need your help, RainMakers!  I've been researching the follow-up methods used in real estate sales and need some love from my ActiveRain buddies.  All of us want more of the people we meet to become our customers, right?  So how do you do it? What methods are you using?  What have you tried tha...
04/18/2011
Chuck Carstensen recently wrote a great blog post, Not Everyone Is A Lead.  I don't know Chuck, but he gave me a pretty clear sense of his priorities and I already like him.  Isn't ActiveRain great? Anyway, Chuck made it clear that treating people like "leads" instead of living, breathing human b...
04/14/2011
For this weeks movie night, I gave up my chick pick and let my beau choose.  It was a good call, he picked one with a super hottie. The Fighter chronicles the story of Mickey Ward and his journey to a Welterweight Title.  if you haven't watched it yet, its out on DVD and you should definitely ren...
04/12/2011
Sitting in this restaurant, drinking this bad coffee. Oh what a wonderful day this will be. Its 7AM, haven’t eaten anything Oh what a wonderful day this will be. First comes the president, then all the intros Oh what a wonderful day this will be. Everybody stand up, everybody sit down. Oh what a ...
04/08/2011
50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive by Goldstein, Martin, and Cialdini, actually came out in 2008, but I just ran across it.  It is packed full of scientifically proven strategies for increasing your influence.  Many of these will surprise you! The authors take the position that persua...
04/03/2011
Who is with me?  ActiveRain is such a lame name.  I mean what does it mean anyway.  Whoever came up with that name is lame and should probably try to find a new line of work. When we named Happy Grasshopper a bunch of people said we were nuts.  Now that ActiveRain has gone ahead with the move I t...
04/01/2011
I wrote a post earlier this week called, I Visited Your Open House, Why Didn't You Follow Up?, and it seems to have struck a nerve.  Rightly, I think.  There were very few responses to the post that didn't take a strong position.  While some see no value in open houses and simply don't hold them,...
03/31/2011
My recent blog post - "I Visited Your Open House, Why Didn't You Follow Up?" generated a lot of comments.  Thanks ActiveRainers!  Like most things, there seemed to be a lot of difference in opinion on the value of Open Houses and whether or not you should follow-up with the people that come. Dawn...
03/29/2011
I love open houses!  In fact, since getting engaged in January (yea!) it has become a favorite Sunday afternoon activity.  We're trying to see a wide variety of properties and get a really good feel for where we want to start our family. Here's a stunning fact: of the 25 or so open houses I have ...
03/27/2011
This post is an update to our series about the results people are getting with Happy Grasshopper.  You may have read what fellow RainMakers Todd Clark and Nancy Fraser had to say about our automatic referral system.  Today, we're featuring Jesse Sunday of Sarasota, Florida.  Jesse is the IT pro a...
03/21/2011