Second Second Chance Saturday: Week 220

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"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."
-Carol Williams   


Second Chance Saturday is back... and so am I. Thank you for your patience while I meandered my way around the country golfing and meeting up with so many of you amazing ActiveRainers.  I can't even begin to describe what an amazing adventure it was.  More to come on that but for now, let's get back to some posts worthy of a bit more exposure. 

The Gardener of Your Thoughts 
By: Lou Ludwig 
"As I see it..."

Do You Have An Idea File? 
By: Joyce Reid 
"What have you done to promote your business today?"

How To Make An Engaging Real Estate Instagram Post
By: Emma Swier 
"Instagram, like every other social media platform, holds the feature of having thousands of people, with a daily average of over 500 million users, browsing through the image platform at the same time, making it an amazing tool for marketing your real estate business." 

Best Website Video Placement Practices to Boost Engagement
By: Brett Miller 
"According to business.com, at least one-third of all online activities are spent watching videos." 


A Ride Of A Lifetime
By: Andrea Bedard 
"I did it. I got on the bike just before 8 AM and got off at noon. At the end of the four hours, I had a full heart, an empty belly and two sore legs... and much gratitude and love for all who supported my effort, my team member's efforts and the entire event. I proudly pedaled for a purpose and sweated for a great cause, and had a blast doing so!" 

You Never Know Who You Are Talking To 
By: Wendy Rulnick 
"This did not appear to be a normal window washer helper."  

Don't Get Canceled: Focus On Social Media Management 
By: Daniel Ramsey 
"There you have it; seven essential tips any serious social media manager should know by heart."  


Double Feature:
Don't Be Afraid To Niche - It Won't Limit Your Real Estate Business
By: Denise Lones 
"But it requires you to make some choices and do some research. I am talking about focusing on a niche market. Why? Focusing on a niche market helps you:" 

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Don't miss these upcoming Zoom meetings 

 
November 2nd -  Buzz Mackintosh (Roundtable Discussion on Placing Referrals)

November 9th - Gayle Boxman, Lise Howe, Cyndi Daves (Panel on Regional Living)

November 16th - Scott Seaton (Inspection Nightmares)

November 23rd - Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573  (YouTube Tricks)

November 30th - Ben Kinney (Changes, Vision & Sharing our Venue With Others)

December 7th - Jack Carter (How To Pay For Real Estate From Apple Pay to Zelle) 

December 14th - Thom Abbott (Condo Nightmares)

December 21st - Carol Williams (Epic Road Trip - Connecting Through Travel)

December 28th - Matt Klinowski & Nikisha Green (Golf Course Communities)

January 4th, 2022 - Debbie Reynolds & Jeff Dowler (Panel: Why I Choose To Live In the Suburbs / Seaside)

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Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting
Arizona... You are NO LONGER on the same as Pacific time
11:00 a.m.    Pacific
12:00 p.m.    Mountain
  1:00 p.m.    Central
  2:00 p.m.    Eastern time 

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Be sure not to miss these ActiveRain weekly series:


Kathy Streib's Posts Just For You - This Week at ActiveRain.
  (Published every Sunday) 

Bill Spears Ask An Ambassador (Published every Tuesday)

Debb Janes' YouTube Thursdays   

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Comments (45)

Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Thanks, Dorie Dillard Austin TX 
It's good to be back but I'm still smiling over the amazing experiences from the trip. It was so fun spending an evening with you!

Nov 07, 2021 08:18 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Happy Sunday, Will Hamm 
Are you whipping up some special snacks for the Broncos / Cowboys game today?  I'll be watching.

Nov 07, 2021 08:19 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker 
Yes, it's good to be home and back to a routine.  I do hope to put together an interesting presentation.

Nov 07, 2021 08:24 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Good morning Ron and Alexandra Seigel 
The trip was amazing but I am definitely enjoying being home again. There's something about sleeping in one's own bed.  😊

Nov 07, 2021 08:25 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Jeff Dowler, CRS 
It was an amazing trip and YES I am glad to be back home!  I hope you can attend my Zoom presentation on December 21st.

Nov 07, 2021 08:26 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi George Souto 
It was so nice to meet you on my epic trip but I am glad to be home bringing Second Chances posts again.

Nov 07, 2021 08:28 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi John Juarez 
I'm back home now with my head still swirling from all the fun I had.

Nov 07, 2021 08:29 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Kathy Streib 
It's good to be back to doing the "real Second Chance Saturday" posts.  Thanks again for a fun day in Houston!

Nov 07, 2021 08:30 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Laura Cerrano 
I do hope you enjoyed this week's selections.

Nov 07, 2021 08:31 AM
Dr. Paula McDonald
Beam & Branch Realty - Granbury, TX
Granbury, TX 936-203-0279

Hey Carol. I hope that you are all caught up on your rest after your epic road trip!

Nov 07, 2021 03:12 PM
Daniel Ramsey
MyOutDesk - Sacramento, CA
MyOutDesk - Real Estate Virtual Professionals

Hi Carol Williams, thank you for the feature! Glad to keep sharing useful info for our community! I'm checking out the other posts you featured too! Incredible info everywhere!

Nov 07, 2021 11:29 PM
Wendy Rulnick
Rulnick Realty, Inc. - Destin, FL
"It's Wendy... It's Sold!"

Carol Williams Thank you for the feature!!!  And for putting this list together! 

Nov 08, 2021 06:11 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

WooHoo! She's baaaack! 

Thanks for this wonderful list of posts, Carol! I happened to read Wendy's today and loved that story too. It's no surprise to me, you did as well!

See you tomorrow...

Nov 08, 2021 12:03 PM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Dr. Paula McDonald 
Yesterday was the first day I wasn't tired shortly after I got up.  LOL 

Nov 08, 2021 01:34 PM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Daniel Ramsey 
We always appreciate tips for using Social Media

Nov 08, 2021 01:36 PM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

You're welcome Wendy Rulnick 
And, thank YOU for the reminder that you never know who you're talking to or where your next client will come from.

Nov 08, 2021 01:37 PM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Debe Maxwell, CRS 
I will be at the presentation tomorrow but maybe a little late. I have an appointment with an Assisted Living facility at 10:00 PST. Not sure how long that's going to take.

Nov 08, 2021 01:39 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Well good to see you back working:)) now with that said I have a lot of reading to catch up, Endre

Nov 10, 2021 11:41 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Thursday afternoon, Carol.

Thanks again for sharing your list of recommended posts.

Nov 11, 2021 11:14 AM
Elyse Berman, PA
Best Connections Realty, Inc. - Boca Raton, FL
Boca Raton FL (561) 716-7824

Hi Carol Williams Thank you for all this information!!!

Nov 11, 2021 12:21 PM