Cartoon Ad Makes Cedar Rapids Realtor, aka "Mr. Smith" COOL!

Real Estate Agent with TREGO REALTY

Cartoon depicting Christopher Smith of Skogman Realty

I was visiting my old school today where I taught, Grant Wood Elementary, on the southeast side of Cedar Rapids.  The purpose of my visit was to visit some of my old teacher friends and administration and to drop off some newsletters and magnets.  On my way out to the car, I gave one of my newsletters to one of my former students.  The introductory letter has a picture of this very cartoon on it.  The student looked at the cartoon and said,"Mr. Smith, this is so cooool!  You must be the only person selling houses, that has been made into a cartoon."  It's always good to get 'atta boys' from your former students.  Cartoon compliments of  


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Bryant Tutas
Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC - Winter Garden, FL
Selling Florida one home at a time
Good job Christopher! By the way I love your new photo and biz card. You got it going on! Hang in there, you are going to be very successful.
Oct 05, 2006 09:30 AM #1
Mrs. Sheri Ann Johnson, GRI
Tropic Shores Realty - Spring Hill, FL

I love the feedback I get from my cartoons! I just ordered 1000 business cards & I wish I had thought about putting one of the cartoons on the back of one of my cards! Nextime.

Oct 05, 2006 09:53 AM #2
Craig Schiller
Trempealeau, WI

VERY clever... it would definetly "cut through" other advertising NOISE.

Oct 05, 2006 10:14 AM #3
Eric Bouler
Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La. - New Orleans, LA
Listening to your Needs
Its different and will work because people notice. Is it on your website, foax cover sheets,ect.
Oct 05, 2006 11:07 AM #4
Christopher Smith
TREGO REALTY - Cedar Rapids, IA
Right now, I just have it on website and all cover letters going out to SOI. 
Oct 05, 2006 12:41 PM #5
Sabine Pyrchalla
Colorado Springs, CO
Very cool! :-) Great Idea - I agree with everyone else -I'd definetly use it everywhere!
Oct 07, 2006 01:58 PM #6
Jeff Harding - Home Mortgage Consultant (Iowa, Mortgages, Credit, Real Estate)
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage - Cedar Rapids, IA

Chris - took your advice on Active Rain and was just in reading some of your stuff and now that you are getting this comment.  You can find me also active in ActiveRain!  Thanks for showing me the way.


Jeff Harding

Feb 18, 2007 04:22 AM #7
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