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14 Tips to Network Like a Pro

Use these tips to help you network more effectively.

Use these tips to help you network more effectively.

Networking is essential to do in order to thrive in real estate—or any business, for that matter. However, for many agents, the process of networking can strike fear into the heart of even the biggest introvert. We all experience moments of anxiety leading up to a networking event. We may think, “What if I don’t know anyone there?” “What if I don’t connect with anyone?” “I wonder if they’ll notice the pimple that erupted on my forehead from all of this worry and concern about other people’s thoughts of me.” It’s normal to be nervous before a networking event. Here are some tips to alleviate your anxiety so that you can meet some great people. Continue reading

How to Reconnect with Your Clients Today

When you work by referral, your clients become the life blood of your business. Although many agents offer great service during the transaction, they may lose touch with the clients once the transaction has closed. They may think, “The transaction is over, why do I need to contact them again? They probably don’t want to hear from me anyway.” Falling prey to these thoughts is a huge mistake for real estate professionals. According to studies from NAR, your clients want to hear from you, even after the transaction is over. In fact, once the transaction closes you can offer your clients a host of other services that reinforce your character and competence. Continue reading

Connect with Your Clients Through Social Media this Holiday Season

We’re entering the most social time of the year, where parties are plentiful and people look forward to spending time with family and friends. It’s also a great time to connect with your clients over social media. Whether you’re a pro with social media or you’ve been too shy to get started, here are some fun ideas to try: Continue reading

5 Benefits of a Great CRM

A good CRM will help you to take your business to the next level.

Do you want to take your business to the next level? A CRM can help you get there! Customer Relationship Management software has become an essential tool for real estate agents. A good CRM will help you to run your business more efficiently so that you can spend more time on the activities that will earn you referrals. Continue reading

3 Reasons to Update Your Database Every Year

Refresh your database regularly so that you can focus your energy on your best clients.

When is the last time you refreshed your database? Many agents input their clients’ information into their databases once and never update that information again. The real estate industry is all about relationships, and as such, your relationships with your clients will change over time. You’ll get to know them better as they celebrate and endure the many changes that occur in life. Keeping this information up-to-date ensures that you’re able to meet all of their needs, and the best way to do so is to revisit the information a few times a year. Continue reading