5 Tips for Nurturing and Closing Leads from Zillow and Realtor.com

With so many of the national real estate portals—Realtor.com, Zillow.com, and others—generating and offering leads for sale, purchased Internet leads have become a source for many of today’s real estate professionals. But, once you’ve purchased and received the lead, how do you turn that into viable business? The dawn of the Internet has changed how… Read more »


Ep. 209: Don’t be famous. Be MicroFamous.

 The Real Power of Podcasts Matt Johnson runs a San Diego-based production agency that creates ready-to-launch podcasts for business coaches, consultants, and thought leaders. His job is to make sure his clients connect with the right audience, build influence, and become MicroFamous (which is also the name of his book and podcast). And during this… Read more »


7 Costly Mistakes Everyone Makes with Direct Mail Marketing Campaigns

Congratulate yourself on making the decision to start using direct mail! Direct mail is a marketing tool that, unfortunately, some business owners don’t believe in.  But you know better! Still, you do need to take some care when using direct mail. Specifically, you want to avoid these seven costly mistakes when planning your direct mail… Read more »


What’s the Verdict: Managing Your Online Reviews

“She helped me sell my home in a flash—BEST.AGENT.EVER.” “He was SO unprofessional. Would not recommend working with him to my worst enemy!” Thanks to the advent of the internet, we are able to post anything we want about anyone—lies and truth, good and bad. The long and short of it is that no matter… Read more »


Ep 128: DEEP DIVE – Seth Greene – The Lead Generation Tips No One is Telling You

   Seth Greene is the nation’s foremost authority on growing your business. He is the cohost of the SharkPreneur podcast with Shark Tank’s Kevin Harrington—named one of the top ten podcasts to listen to in 2019 by Nasdaq. He’s also the founder of the direct response marketing firm, Market Domination, and a seven-time best-selling… Read more »


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Millennials Remain an Attractive Market for Real Estate Agents

While not as well-off as their parents’ generation, millennials have emerged as the driving force in the U.S. housing market Millennials, or Gen Y, are generally defined as those born between 1981 and 1996. In 2021, their ages range from 25-40 years old. At last count, there are 72.1 million Americans in this category, and… Read more »


Ep. 141: Ed Stulak- Grow and Maintain Your Following on Instagram

 Ed Stulak is a New Jersey licensed REALTOR® and social media star. He has a new course that teaches everything he has learned over the last eight years about building a following on Instagram, including the basics of Instagram, personal branding, and strategies to build your following. He has been featured in publications such… Read more »


Privacy Protection and Online Safety for Real Estate Transactions

There was once a time where contracts were handwritten, stacked on desks or in car trunks, and stored in unlocked file cabinets at the office. However, overtime, information has become more and more valuable–and, therefore, is more prone to theft and fraudulent activity. Part of your role as a real estate professional is to ensure… Read more »


Ep. 169: Mary Grothe – How BQ Beats Out EQ When Driving ACTION in Sales

 Bringing Business Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence Together There is some concern that the sometimes-fanatical allegiance to big data analysis, and the business intelligence it inspires, might overshadow the humanizing influence of the emotional intelligence people bring to decision making.[1] That’s a lot of big ideas shoved into one small sentence, so before we go… Read more »



Ep. 131: Amber Vilhauer–Create Content That Will Attract Your Tribe

   Amber Vilhauer is an online digital marketing expert who supports authors, speakers, and coaches to establish a powerful, integrated online presence that gets results and empowers them to make a difference in their industry. Since starting her agency, NGNG (No Guts No Glory) Enterprises in 2007, she has spent her career impacting her… Read more »


Ep. 246: 5 Consumer Trends That Are Rocking It in 2021

 Tips to Make 2021 Consumer Behavior Work for You Who should listen: This episode is for brands and retailers wanting to be on the cutting edge of the hottest trending consumer behaviors of 2021. Key idea: For today’s consumers, “value” means far more than getting what you paid for. Action item: Consider and change,… Read more »