Challenge to Keep Up With The Challenge

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Daytona Condo Realty, 386-405-4408

After running into 4 posts about the Kodak Challenge (signs or flyers), it was obvious that the challenge's date is today.

 Checked the rules, and yes, there is no mistake.

We do not use signs that much, as we are predominantly buyer's brokers. For the same reason we do not really use any flyers.

My biggest marketing piece, which is coming from the press, is my business FunCoast Realty Logocard. Well, everybody uses business cards, what is the difference? I would say because of our office location. The office is on the first floor of an oceanfront resort.

My card is on the Front Desk and we go through quite a number of those. About 70 to 150 people a week are taking my card. Sometimes people would use them to make a quick note, and this is OK. Sometimes I get the calls and they tell me that they have my card, and they now have some questions...

I like my card and I like these feet on the card. Everybody notices them, it brings smiles to people's faces. When people like something, it works. And it is a great starter of conversations, as when thhey ask whose feet they see, I tell them that these are their feet, and all they need is to imagine themselves on the  Beach...

"I am writing this post as an entry to the ActiveRain/Kodak Sign/Flyer Challenge and have a chance to win the Kodak ESP 6150 All-In-One Printer and ink!"

I really do not care about the printer, not a bit, but I still put it here, as this is the rule. I guess this makes me a law abiding guy (LOL)

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Rainmaker
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Mike Jaquish
Realty Arts - Cary, NC
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Jon,

We all waited to the last minute on the East Coast, to see if we could hear the West Coast cry after we crash the AR servers.

LOL

No force is stronger than the power of Procrastination!

Apr 29, 2011 04:52 PM #1
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Sharon Alters
Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty - 904-673-2308 - Fleming Island, FL
Realtor - Homes for Sale Fleming Island FL

Jon, I thought the server was crashed when I tried to enter mine - when I finally finagled my way back to the page, I had posted it twice! So gladl the Delete button is there.

Apr 29, 2011 04:54 PM #2
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Marchel Peterson
Results Realty - Spring, TX
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I'm also mainly a buyer's agent so the sign contest did not get me too excited.  Now I do have a very cool business card.  I guess I should have thought of your twist.

Apr 29, 2011 04:56 PM #3
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Vision Quest Realty - Lewisburg, WV
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Jon, glad I read this post as I didn't know about this challenge...going to check it out.

Apr 29, 2011 04:56 PM #4
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Bob & Leilani Souza
Souza Realty 916.408.5500 - Roseville, CA
Greater Sacramento Area Homes, Land & Investments

Jon, you have a beautifully designed business card...and I don't doubt it because of your amazingly talented daughter and son-in-law design team! :)

From a fellow procrastinator,

Leilani

Apr 29, 2011 04:58 PM #5
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Catherine Ulrey
Keller Williams Capital City - Salem, OR
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I didn't even hear about this challenge.  Guess I better go look it up!

Apr 29, 2011 05:06 PM #6
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Too funny, Papa Jon!  I saw all of these entries and hadn't heard about the challenge either!  I have to say that your business cards are among my favorites--they DO put a smile on people's faces.  I want the name of whomever created them for you--they're genius!!  ;-)

Apr 29, 2011 05:10 PM #7
Rainer
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I do use signs, but never use flyers. Simply didn't have time for this challenge . . .

Apr 29, 2011 05:37 PM #8
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Larry Bettag
Cherry Creek Mortgage Illinois Residential Mortgage License LMB #0005759 Cherry Creek Mortgage NMLS #: 3001 - Saint Charles, IL
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One more proof that we're such a last minute society.  For sure.  Nothing surprises me anymore.  Go get em!

Apr 29, 2011 05:41 PM #9
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Pamela Seley
West Coast Realty Division - Murrieta, CA
Residential Real Estate Agent serving SW RivCo CA

Jon, you have a very cool card. The feet do make me smile. I can see the connection how a card is much like a real estate sign.

Apr 29, 2011 07:57 PM #10
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Jenny Kotulak
RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage - Oakville, ON
Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate

Missed this challenge.  Love your card and I guess pretty soon you will have new ones when you get a new Company name. 

BTW - What's with all the Kodak challenges lately?  Are they part owners of AR now????

Apr 30, 2011 02:59 PM #11
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Cindy Marchant
Keller Williams Indy NE 317-290-7775 www.marchantteam.com - Carmel, IN
"Cindy in Indy" , Realtor, Fishers Real Estate

I have always loved your picture of sandy feet especially during the frozen tundra season here in Indy!

Apr 30, 2011 03:32 PM #12
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Kathy Clulow
RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc. Brokerage - Uxbridge, ON
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Jon - sand on the feet, the ocean for a backdrop what's not to smile about ..... some of my favourite things sun sea sruf and sand ..... Make It A Great May!

May 01, 2011 05:18 PM #13
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