Monthly Archives: June 2014

5 Ways to Make Your Summer Client Party Unforgettable

Take advantage of the delicious food that’s in-season, like strawberries.

Have you started planning your summer client party? The summer is a great time to host a client party to thank your clients for their business and for their referrals. The warm weather and sunshine lend to a fun and festive entertaining environment. Make your party stand out from the other parties your clients will attend this summer. Here are five ways to add personal touches to your party and make it memorable: Continue reading

Want To Reach Your Goals? Follow These Tips

These tips are sure to help you to reach your goals.

So, you’ve set a measurable goal for your business, and you’re excited to get started on the path to achieving it. But, setting the goal is only a tiny part of reaching it. Achieving it takes focus and dedication. Make sure you get on the right path by following these tips. Continue reading

5 Ways to Think Positively

Two minutes of meditation a day can help you refocus your mind on the positive.

Optimistic people are not only happier than their negative counterparts, they’re also more successful, too. If your thoughts tend to skew negatively, there’s hope. According to positive psychologist, Shawn Achor, it’s possible to defeat genetics and environment and train the brain to think positively. As with anything worthwhile, it takes time to create the habit and get results. However, if you practice one of these exercises every day for at least 21 days, you’re sure to start thinking more optimistically, which is essential for lasting, long-term happiness and success. Continue reading

The Top Reason that Your Clients Need You—A Business Inspirational Tip from Brian Buffini

Don’t miss Brian Buffini when he brings his Success Tour to New York City and Toronto later this year.

Although consumers today have more access to information about real estate, they may not have the experience to know how to use it to sell their homes or purchase a new one. In this clip from Brian Buffini’s Success Tour 2014, Brian gives real estate professionals at this live real estate event the number one reason why your clients still need you. Continue reading

3 Reasons to Track Your Business Expenses

Track your expenses with Referral Maker real estate CRM.

Unlike professionals in other industries, you don’t rely on a steady paycheck coming in twice a month. Your paycheck depends on when your transactions close, which makes some months are more lucrative than others. To have enough money to cover the lean times, it’s important to create and stick to a spending plan for your business. Part of this plan is tracking your expenses. “Oh, but that sounds so tedious,” you might be thinking. Keeping track of what you spend allows you to keep more of what you earn, so that you can run a financially thriving business. Here are three reasons to track your business expenses. Continue reading

After the Success Tour: 3 Ways to Take Action

Register for Brian Buffini’s Success Tour when it stops in New York City and Toronto later this year.

If you attended Brian Buffini’s Success Tour last week in San Jose, you may be eager to apply everything that you learned from Brian, America’s top listing agent Joe Niego and positive psychologist Shawn Achor. Oftentimes, when many of us try to change too much too soon, we end up failing, or giving up and going back to the old bad habits. If you want to enjoy lasting change, follow these tips to help you make sure that you stick with your Customized Success Plan, and keep your motivation high. Continue reading

Exceed Your Clients’ Expectations

3 ways to go the extra mile for your clients.

3 ways to go the extra mile for your clients.

Exceeding your clients’ expectations is not only a big part of offering great service, it also helps to build trust and deepen the relationship. Here are three ways to go the extra mile: Continue reading

How to Develop Better Habits

What tasks are you tending to ensure that they grow into full habits?

What tasks are you tending to ensure that they grow into full habits?

Good habits are a must if you want to build a thriving and successful business. But, what happens when you’re trying to cultivate a habit and you’re just not seeing the results you want? While some agents will use this scenario as an excuse to give up, successful professionals will see it as an opportunity to persevere. Here are three things to keep in mind when you’re trying to develop good habits. Continue reading

The 3 Essentials of Promotion—A Business Inspirational Tip from Brian Buffini

Learn the essentials of promotion from Brian Buffini.

Learn the essentials of promotion from Brian Buffini.

What’s the number one thing you have to do to make your business successful? Promote! In this snippet from Brian Buffini’s Success Tour 2014, the real estate event of the year, Brian gives the scoop on why promotion is essential to your business. Continue reading

3 Ways to Help Your Clients Refer You

"Look at the great information my real estate agent just sent to me."

“Look at the great information my real estate agent just sent to me.”

When you work by referral, your relationships with your clients drive your business. In order to build your relationships with your best clients and become their trusted advisor, it’s essential to send your clients information that they’re sure to find interesting and informative. While they’re sure to glean valuable knowledge from the information you send, it also helps you to stay top of mind. The more information that you send to your clients, the better you’re able to separate yourself from the competition and establish yourself as the real estate expert of your community. Continue reading