Monthly Archives: June 2014

Brian Buffini’s Success Tour San Jose Live Blog with Shawn Achor

1932726_10153127806487137_6350318251298949065_oDid you know that happiness and success are linked? Let’s get happy , and reap the benefits, with a bit of motivation from happiness expert, Shawn Achor! The best-selling author of The Happiness Advantage and Before Happiness, and founder of Good ThinkShawn is a leading expert on happiness and has shared his research and message to audiences around the world, including the audience of Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday. Today, he’s Brian Buffini’s special guest for the second session of Brian Buffini’s Success Tour San Jose. We’ll be live blogging from this motivational real estate event at 11am PST. Stay tuned…

 

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5 Morning Habits Sure to Boost Your Productivity All Day Long

A morning run can help kick-start your productivity all day.

A morning run can help kick-start your productivity all day.

For many successful people, the morning is their most productive time of day. The fresh start provides the motivation to prepare for the day ahead, as well as the time to spend on their personal endeavors, whether it is a personal project or training for a marathon. Luckily, you don’t have to be a morning person to take a page from their books. By simply doing one or more of the following, you can set yourself up to have a more productive day: Continue reading

3 Ways to Provide Great Service

When you provide your clients with great service, they become loyal advocates of your business.

When you provide your clients with great service, they become loyal advocates of your business.

Customer service can make or break your business, especially when you work by referral. People are more likely to refer their family and friends to businesses that offer great customer service. After all, they want their loved ones to have the same great experience that they had. Excellent service leaves a lasting impression, and when you provide your clients with great service, it becomes part of your brand. Improve the service you provide by following these tips: Continue reading

Promote Smarter with Relational Marketing

Cultivate the relationships with your clients through relational marketing.

Cultivate the relationships with your clients through relational marketing.

According to the latest NAR Member Profile, REALTORS spent a median of $620 marketing their business in 2013, an increase from 2012. While one can chalk up the increase in spending to a more competitive market, it’s important to get the most out of the money that you spend. What’s the best way to get the word out about your business? Referrals. Continue reading

5 Tips to Become a Successful Agent—A Business Inspirational Tip from Brian Buffini

Brian Buffini shares the 5 tips to become a successful agent.

Brian Buffini shares the 5 tips to become a successful agent.

You can be more successful starting today! In this snippet from the Seattle stop of Brian Buffini’s Success Tour 2014,, a live real estate event. Brian outlines the 5 things you need to be successful today. Continue reading

5 Ideas for Summer Pop-Bys

A refreshing cold drink, such as a fruit smoothie, will help your clients beat the heat and show them that you care.

A refreshing cold drink, such as a fruit smoothie, will help your clients beat the heat and show them that you care.

If you need an excuse to get outside and away from your desk, deliver some Pop-Bys to your favorite clients. Pop-Bys are a great real estate marketing technique that will help you touch base with your clients.The summer is the perfect time to deliver Pop-Bys; after all, who wants to be indoors when the sun is out and the weather is nice? But, what will you bring to your clients? Here are a few ideas to get you started: Continue reading

Brian Buffini’s Success Tour: Where to Eat in San Jose

So many great restaurants in San Jose, so little time. Try one of these places while you're in town for Brian Buffini's Success Tour.

So many great restaurants in San Jose, so little time. Try one of these places while you’re in town for Brian Buffini’s Success Tour.

We’re going going back back to Cali Cali on June 16-17 for the next stop on the Success Tour! Are Brian Buffini, Joe Niego and Shawn Achor going to motivate real estate professionals from across North America with cutting edge content and inspiration during this exciting real estate event… YES! But before we feed your brain with the knowledge and information you need to thrive in real estate, we want to make sure your belly is satisfied with good food from the local restaurants. Here are a few options near the San Jose Convention Center: Continue reading

Are Your Clients Renovating? Connect Them with These Professionals

Help your clients plan a smoother remodel by connecting them with these pros from your network.

Help your clients plan a smoother remodel by connecting them with these pros from your network.

According to a survey by Houzz, 66% of American homeowners plan to remodel their homes in the next couple of years to make the space fit their changing needs, to update its style or to boost its value. Although remodeling doesn’t mean that your clients will be putting their homes on the market just yet, it does provide an opportunity for you to serve them by connecting them with trusted professionals in your network. Here are a few professionals to start with: Continue reading

Save It For Later: 5 Free Apps to Help You Organize Your Articles

Read articles from your favorite publications when you get time with these free apps.

Read articles from your favorite publications when you get time with these free apps.

If you’re like most busy professionals, you wish you had more time to read articles from your favorite newspapers and magazines, but may not have time during the day to sit down and do so. These apps make it easy to save the articles from your favorite publications to read when you have time. And, the best part is that they’re all free. Continue reading

Planning a Summer Client Party? 5 Fun Ideas

Connect with your clients this summer over burgers and potato salad.

Connect with your clients this summer over burgers and potato salad.

The summertime is nearly here, making it a great time to break out the sunscreen and ice-cold beverages and plan a summer client party. Client parties are a fun way to connect with your clients, show them that you appreciate their referrals and market your real estate business. And, with summer the ideal time for outdoor entertaining, you can’t go wrong with these fun ideas: Continue reading