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3 facets to consider when choosing your luxury brokerage

Teamwork, technology and marketing play crucial roles in agents’ success. Here’s why you should consider them when looking for a brokerage home.
Tags: Technology, Marketing, Social Media, Service, Radio, Luxury, Teams, Agent, Columns, Brokerage, Select, Mauricio Umansky, Choosing A Brokerage, Luxury Lens, Marketing & Branding Month, Theme-month-202009

The Real Word: Do these buyer’s agent behaviors need to stop?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they'll discuss buyer's agent behavior that needs to stop, the importance of high-speed internet and a new design trend that's popping up.
Tags: Video, Real Estate, Opinion, Wi-fi, Service, Radio, Agent, Nicole White, Brokerage, Select, High Speed Internet, Design Trend, Byron Lazine, The Real Word, Buyer Agent Behavior, Buyer's Agent Behavior

Prospecting high-net-worth clients? Avoid these 3 massive mistakes

When it comes to high-net-worth markets, referrals are one of the only paths for accessing top clients. As an agent, what mistakes are you making when asking for referrals? Here's how to diagnose the problems and a few ways to fix them.
Tags: Service, Radio, Agent, David Friedman, Referrals, Prospecting, Prospects, Mindset Shift, Brokerage, Select, High Net Worth, Bespoke Marketing, Luxury Lens, Generic referrals, Hope marketing, Specific referrals

Smart home tech for agents: How to choose a robot vacuum

Robot vacuum technology has advanced significantly over the years, and there are now a lot of options to choose from. Here are the perks and drawbacks of the most popular devices at every price point.
Tags: Technology, Service, Radio, Agent, Smart Home, Vacuum, Irobot, Smart Home Tech, Select, Neato Robotics, Robot Vacuum, Brandon Doyle, Roborock, Robot vacuum technology

Want a bench of talent? Here’s how to recruit top teammates

These days, there are a lot of great companies looking for top-notch talent. That means you're going to have to get competitive with the value you provide candidates. Here's how to do the recruiting process right.
Tags: Leadership, Brand, Recruiting, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Candidates, Team, Talent, Team Leader, Brand Building, Recruit, Brokerage, Select, Real Estate Team

Be a better leader: 10 tips for starting 2021 on a positive note

There’s a lot of built-up tension in this world right now. I’ve been reflecting on how we can improve our industry, our organization and ourselves going into the future. Here are 10 ways to foster positivity.
Tags: Leadership, Opinion, Service, Mental Health, Positivity, Radio, Teams, Agent, Columns, Leading, Positive, Lead, Select, Ryan Rodenbeck, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Let tech lead! How to get more clients in 2021

Using technology in conjunction with your existing marketing efforts is sure to make lead generation, qualification and management much easier. Here's how you can harness the power of tech to your advantage.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Marketing, Tech, Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Service, Radio, Agent, Branding, Brokerage, Select, Chatbots, Marketing & Branding Month, Theme-month-202009

Real (Estate) Talk: ‘I didn’t create the system’

Fair housing was an outcry of American real estate's blind spot. Here are a few areas in the industry that still deserve more attention — plus ways to improve our line of sight.
Tags: Video, Homeownership, Service, Radio, Agent, Discrimination, Brokerage, Select, Fair Housing, Lee Davenport, Fair housing declaration, J.E.D.I. challenge

This is the least memorable way to brand your business — don’t do it

If you want to create an effective brand, you have to make sure it's memorable and instantly sticks in people's minds. So, stop using your name, and follow these tips instead.
Tags: Business, Video, Marketing, Social Media, Branding Strategies, Website, Niche, Url, Service, Radio, Agent, Branding, Personal Brand, Brokerage, Select, Name Brand

Are you a secret agent? Here’s how to tell

As an agent, you might be making it difficult or inefficient for potential clients to find and reach out to you. Here's how to ensure people can find you online.
Tags: Email, Phone Number, Communication, Service, Radio, Agent, Contact, Pipeline, Number, Prospects, Brokerage, Select, Jay Thompson, Communicate, Contact Info, Marketing & Branding Month

Agent/broker perspective: Are virtual presentations here to stay?

With buyers and sellers concerned about the risks of in-person meetings, virtual presentations are now the norm. But what can brokers tell agents who aren't convinced virtual communication is here to stay?
Tags: Communication, Customer Service, Service, Radio, Agent, Presentation Skills, Brokerage, Select, Pandemic, Virtual Meeting, Anthony Askowitz, COVID-19, Agent Perspective, Broker Perspective, Virtual Presentations, Virtual Process

Plan, sort, pack! How to help homesellers prepare for a move

It’s understandable if clients get anxious when preparing their homes for sale — especially if they haven’t moved in decades. As an agent, you should guide them through the process, and remind them that all it takes is a little bit of planning ahead.
Tags: Organization, Selling, Planning, Service, Radio, Furniture, Agent, Moving, Move, Brokerage, Select, Sorting, Homesellers, Gerard Splendore

Don’t give up on radio! There’s still value in radio ads

Sure, radio might not be what it was in its heyday. However, the low costs and the proliferation of podcasts and other streaming services could make it an attractive option for some agents. Here's what you need to know.
Tags: Messaging, Advertising, Strategy, ROI, Planning, Service, Radio, Agent, A/b Testing, Lead Generation, Scripting, Brokerage, Select, Digital Ad Spend, Radio Shows, Marketing & Branding Month

To keep or remove? Why photos of sold homes still pose a conundrum

A growing number of buyers are demanding the removal of online photos used to market the home they purchased. MLSs and agents are fighting back to keep the pictures intact. Here’s what both sides are saying — plus a few partial solutions.
Tags: Photos, Listings, Advertising, Service, Radio, Mls, Agent, Select, BPO, Real Estate Portals, Appraisals, Listing Photos, Carl Medford, Effective CMA, Listing Agents, Listing photo removal

7 buyer’s agent behaviors that need to stop

It’s an aggressive seller’s market out there. As a buyer’s agent, what are you doing to get your offer accepted? If it’s any of these behaviors, now’s the time to stop.
Tags: Opinion, Text, Communication, Service, Conversation, Radio, Agent, Offers, Market, Brokerage, Select, Seller's Market, Homeselling, Fall Market, Michelle Shelton

Afraid of hearing ‘no’? Here’s how to overcome fear of rejection

It might not come as a surprise that a lot of agents still experience an intense fear of rejection, which might stop them from prospecting and attracting new business. But why is that? And how can they learn failure resilience?
Tags: Service, Fear Of Rejection, Radio, Agent, Rejection, Self Confidence, Prospecting, Salespeople, Brokerage, Select, Value proposition, Top Producer, John Giffen, Selling abilities

Boyds Gunstocks Awarded for Supporting People with Disabilities

Boyds Gunstocks has been in the firearms industry for nearly four decades, since their founding in 1981. The South Dakota-based shop specializes in aftermarket rifle and shotgun stocks made out of a variety of hardwoods. They have amassed an impressive amount of expertise in this niche over the years, and today they can make stocks […] Read More … The post Boyds Gunstocks Awarded for Supporting People with Disabilities appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Employment, Service, South Dakota, Award, Daily News, Boyds Gunstocks, Shooting Accessories, Gunsmithing, People With Disabilities, Firearms Customization, Blind And Visually Impaired

DelPrete: COVID-19’s effect on global real estate portal revenues

In response to the pandemic earlier this year, leading real estate portals reacted by rolling out discounts and new products. Now, the results are in — and here's the revenue impact.
Tags: Service, Analysis, Radio, Agent, Rightmove, Zillow, Select, Real Estate Portals, Funda, Mike Delprete, DelPrete, ImmoScout24

DIY smart home security has its perks — here are a few

Now that so many people are spending more time at home, safety is a topic that's on everyone's mind. Chris Carney, co-founder and CEO of Abode Systems, weighs in on why agents should encourage clients to consider smart home security.
Tags: Technology, Service, Radio, Agent, Chris Carney, Brokerage, Select, Abode Systems

The Real Word: Is fall the new spring in real estate?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they'll discuss fall market activity, Airbnb bookings and Coldwell Banker’s virtual conference.
Tags: Video, Real Estate, Opinion, Service, Radio, Agent, Airbnb, Market, Nicole White, Brokerage, Select, Katie Day, Byron Lazine, The Real Word, Market Update, Fall Market

What it’s like to market city life during a pandemic

Historically, cities have been the center for commerce and the arts. They used to be vibrant places that attracted young people. But what about now? And is marketing real estate in the city tough?
Tags: Homeownership, Opinion, Marketing, Service, Radio, Agent, City Life, Select, Pandemic, Stay At Home, WFH, Teresa Boardman, Life In The City, Marketing the city

The secret to finding your perfect brand and marketing plan

Branding and marketing become surprisingly simple and effective when you know your core values, your inherent strengths and your personal brand archetype. Think of these things as points on your personal GPS that will help you discover exactly where you are and how to get to where you want to go.
Tags: Marketing, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Marketing Tips, Select, Marketing Advice, Strengthsfinder, Berman & Pollinger, Chris Pollinger, Marketing & Branding Month, Theme-month-202009

Feeling the burnout? 4 ways to avoid WFH stress

Real estate professionals have been at it for six months now, balancing the stress of working from home with a host of other distractions. To avoid being pulled into a state of exhaustion and burnout, here are four tips to keep in mind.
Tags: Productivity, Lifestyle, Planning, Service, Radio, Productive, Working From Home, Teams, Agent, Distractions, Brokerage, Select, WFH, Kathleen Black, Perfect week, WFH stress

Growing your brand through YouTube? 3 tips to start off strong

An engaging YouTube channel can play a big role in building your brand and elevating you as a recognized thought leader in the industry. If you’re new to the platform, here are three basics to help you hit the ground running.
Tags: Youtube, Social Media, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Content, Video Content, YouTube Channel, Brokerage, Select, Santiago Arana, Marketing & Branding Month, Theme-month-202009, Creating Video

9 low-cost, high-return ways to become an industry thought leader

Establishing yourself as a thought leader doesn't have to involve spending big bucks on a PR firm. Instead, learn from one company's experience deploying a series of strategic in-house public relations efforts that have been more than worth the sweat equity.
Tags: Linkedin, Blogging, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Select, Thought Leader, Adam Hergenrother, Marketing & Branding Month, Theme-month-202009

Save your time! 3 tips for prescreening prospects

The last thing agents want is to work with prospects for weeks before realizing it was a complete waste of time. This can be avoided, however, by having the proper prescreening process in place for vetting clients. Here are a few tips.
Tags: Service, Radio, Agent, Listening, Prospects, Brokerage, Select, Homebuyer, Setting Expectations, Homeseller, Andre Clayton, Motivated homebuyer, Prescreening, Prescreening prospects

10 ways to rewire your mindset and start thriving today

The WomanUP! Conference, which took place last week, was jampacked with insights and inspiration for agents. Here are 10 important takeaways agents should consider when making a survive-to-thrive mindset shift.
Tags: Video, Social Media, Service, Radio, Agent, Coach, Mindset, Coaching, Brokerage, Select, Jennifer Berman, Bernice Ross, womanUP, Kendall Bonner, Happiness Mindset, Julie del Santo

10 business principles I learned from getting healthy

When Carl Medford set off on a weight loss journey, he soon realized that the same principles of commitment, coaching and overcoming failure could be applied to business. Here's everything he learned.
Tags: Opinion, Failure, Lifestyle, Service, Weight Loss, Radio, Teams, Losing Weight, Agent, Team, Obstacles, Coaching, Progress, Brokerage, Select, Professional Help

The Station: Yandex spins out self-driving biz, Ike takes the SaaS road and a solid-state battery startup strikes SPAC

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. As summer comes to an end, deals have lagged a skosh ahead of what promises to be a busy fall. And while the news cycle continues, there has been a slight dip in intensity. Sounds like a good tim...
Tags: Apple, Google, MetroMile, Transportation, Uber, Singapore, Tech, Tesla, Service, Automotive, United States, Ford, Shanghai, Sun, Gm, Moscow

Your brand is you — have you answered these critical questions?

As an agent, your brand should breed trust, speak the truth and communicate value to anyone who comes across it. So, as you're starting to build your brand, think about these five important questions.
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Value, Marketing, Social Media, Brand, Linkedin, Target Audience, Service, Gifts, Radio, Agent, Branding, Brand Building, Swag, Brokerage