Category Archives: Plan Your Business

Get Back on Track this Fall

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We’ve almost reached the fourth quarter of the year. Be honest: how close are you to achieving your 2018 goals? If you said you’re on track to reach and even exceed those goals, congratulations! Keep up the good work! If you’ve fallen off-track, don’t worry; you still have three months to catch up and reach your goals. Here’s how: Continue reading

Supercharge Your Productivity

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When business gets hectic, you have to ask yourself: Are you truly productive or just busy? Often, we mistake busyness for productivity. Just because your day is filled with activity doesn’t mean you’re getting the most out of your time. Instead of wishing for an extra hour or two in each day, take control of your time and boost your productivity.

Set goals. Goals are critical to business success. They give you a target to aim for to help you streamline your focus. Set ambitious goals and then create smaller milestones to reach along the way. As you achieve milestones, you’ll become much closer to achieving your goals. Did you know that Referral Maker CRM can help you set goals for your business and other areas of your life as well? It’s true! You can set and track your goals all in one spot.

Prioritize your day. When your priorities are set, you know what you need to get done during the day. Many of us create to-do lists, only to grow frustrated when we can’t seem to cross anything off. We get distracted by everything else that arises during the day and put off the tasks that truly drive our businesses. Instead of spending time handling the fires that arise or less important time-consuming tasks, prioritizing your day gives the tasks of top importance the attention they deserve. Select the top one or two activities that have to get done each day, then once those are finished, move on to the next most important tasks. Referral Maker CRM can help you prioritize your tasks, relationships and your day overall.

Block out your day. One of the biggest complaints people have is they don’t have enough time to focus on the important tasks. Time blocking allows you to carve out that time. Block out 60- to 90-minute chunks of time throughout your day and add 15- to 20-minute breaks in-between each block. Dedicate one task per time block to ensure you complete your top priorities of the day. The break times will help your brain to relax so you can focus on the next task.

Referral Maker CRM was designed to help you get more done each day. Visit ReferralMaker.com to learn more.

Use Referral Maker CRM to Help You Get More Out of Your Day

Have you ever wished you could add another hour or two to your day? If you’re overwhelmed by all the tasks on your ever-growing to-do list, it’s time to step back and assess how you work. The most successful people understand their to-do list will only grow longer; however, by focusing on their priorities, they’re able to maintain productivity and get more out of each day. Luckily, Referral Maker CRM can help you take control of your time and to-do list. Continue reading

3 Ways to Get More Done Each Day

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Have you ever exclaimed, “I wish there were more hours in the day!”? As the spring selling season moves into summer, you may find your schedule is booked up with client meetings and listing appointments, in addition to your regular tasks, from lead generation to ensuring transactions stay on track. Although there’s no way to add more hours to the day when you need them, there are three approaches to time-management that can help you get more out of the hours you do have. Continue reading

Use Referral Maker CRM to help you with your next listing appointment

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Whether you’re new to the industry or a seasoned pro, you know one thing for sure: being well-prepared for a listing presentation is essential.  However, many agents may not prepare as much as they should; some may even wing it. Preparation shows your clients that you’re respectful of their time and also prevents you from forgetting to mention important parts of the conversation. Continue reading

Recommit to Working by Referral

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It happens to many agents in their career. In the beginning, they’re all in and dedicated to the referral system. However, over time, they may veer off track. Suddenly, they’re not generating the leads they used to and they find it difficult to get back on track. Whether you’ve fallen off or you’d just like to ensure you meet all of your goals for the year, recommitting to the work by referral system will allow you to put your best professional foot forward. Continue reading

Time Tracking: An Essential Strategy for a More Productive Day

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Many agents strive to be more productive each day. The create to-do lists, they wake up early to get a jump on the day and they work late until their tasks are complete. Although this is certainly hard work, it’s not the most productive and efficient use of time. So, if putting one’s nose to the grindstone and work, work, working isn’t productive, what is? Continue reading