What Particular Skill/Skills Do You Hope to Improve Upon for 2013?

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Real Estate Agent with Long Realty - Dove Mountain, Marana AZ BR564219000

What Particular Skill/Skills Do You Hope to Improve Upon for 2013? 

I ran across an interesting question on LinkedIn recently that tied into my recent blog postings on business plans for the New Year.

What Particular Skill/Skills Do You Hope to Improve Upon for 2013? The question was, “If you are working on your business plan for 2013, what particular skill/skills do you hope to either improve upon or learn new?”

In perusing the answers, I ran across such a widespread response that I decided to add up the answers.

In comparing 60 answers, here are the following shared priorities: 

  • 23%:Enhancing or working more with sphere of influence; SOI
  • 20%:Enhancing or working more with search engine optimization;  SEO
  • 18%:Education/knowledge
  • 10%:Improving skillset of/or utilizing prospecting
  • 8%:Utilizing a business plan
  • 8%:Utilizing more or learning more about technology tools
  • 7%:More public events such as speaking, networking, etc.

Other answers included getting organized, using a coach, implementing better time management, and delegating.

What’s your 2013 priority?

 

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Cara Marcelle Mancuso, Long Realty,

520-909-2988   

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Rainmaker
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Wallace S. Gibson, CPM
Gibson Management Group, Ltd. - Charlottesville, VA
LandlordWhisperer

My skills of identifying what clients and what properties will benefit my business....spending too much time on a PITA owner or remote property does not benefit me or my business * being more SELECTIVE

Dec 13, 2012 10:29 PM #1
Rainer
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Randy Bocook
Keller Williams Coastal Area Partners - Richmond Hill, GA
Selling Coastal Georgia

Cleaning up my database!

Dec 13, 2012 10:30 PM #2
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Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities
Charlemagne International Properties - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A.

Cara - I tend to want to help everyone but when it's not a good fit I plan to refer the business.  Recently two previous clients asked me to list a property outside the areas I cover and although one was a multi-million dollar property and the other was apartment buildings I have two new referral agreements in the file.

Dec 13, 2012 10:36 PM #3
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Wayne Bennett
One Home Team Realty/Charlotte,NC 704-293-3931 - Charlotte, NC
Real Estate...As It Should Be

Cara...Although I have many, my main focus will be to learn as much about blogging, Google +, and driving leads back to my website...and keep them there...thx for sharing!

Dec 13, 2012 10:40 PM #4
Rainmaker
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Cara Marcelle Mancuso
Long Realty - Dove Mountain, Marana AZ - Tucson, AZ
Call a Marana neighbor, I'm THERE! LONG REALTY

Wallace...great thought...being selective.  Not so easy for the newbies, a must for those that have a full platter.  Thanks!

Randy - those "foundational" things can so easily be something we put in our "things to do tomorrow" basket...

Norma - good for you.  Referrals are a great tool with a win-win outcome.  :)

Wayne - appreciate you stopping by.  Active Rain should provide you plenty of learning/reading material as you study!

Dec 13, 2012 10:48 PM #5
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Wayne Johnson
Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper REALTORS® - San Antonio, TX
San Antonio REALTOR, San Antonio Homes For Sale

Cara-I hope to get a better handle on tracking marketing activities, expenses, and return on those investments.

Dec 14, 2012 10:35 AM #6
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Karen Ann Martin
Safe Harbor Realty - Westport, MA
Realtor Fall River Westport MA Real Estate Agent

I am taking the IMSD class  lots of good comments about it   my goal is to have easier systems in place

 I was reading another of your blogs and you commented 1/2 of your business comes from blogging that is terrific any suggestions on which blogs get you clients ? 

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