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Zillow’s Embarrassing Glitch Should Be a Wake-Up Call for Agents

It’s not the first time Zillow has experienced a glitch, nor is it likely to be the last, but during the weekend of January 16, agents were surprised that they could not see their listings and past sales on their Zillow profile. The problem occurred as Zillow was migrating “from thousands of disparate data feeds to… Read more »


Which Types of Facebook Ads You Should Be Running

When you’re looking to attract new leads and drive more sales on Facebook, there are few things more effective than a targeted ad campaign. Luckily, there’s no shortage of options for connecting with the audience of your choosing. Though your individual results will ultimately depend on a number of different factors, you can increase your… Read more »


4 Tips to Consider Before Hiring an Inside Sales Rep

When agents reach a certain level of success, they’re going to have to start focusing on building a team. Often times one of the first hires to make is an inside-sales rep. In this episode of Above the Noise, Luke breaks down how to make sure hiring an ISA makes sense, and how to go… Read more »


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4 Types of Content Agents Need for Lead Generation

You may think that influencers are only celebrities, Instagram models, and big-time bloggers, but every niche and every market has its own influencers. When you create content that is helpful, relevant, and value-added, you create a community of fans and followers who look to you for advice and inspiration. Over time, you’ll be top of… Read more »


Capture More Referrals in 2018

Referrals are the number way to drive new business, but in the busy world of sales, we tend to ignore the number source of referrals out there—our past clients. Here are 6 tips to fill your pipeline with amazing prospects from your sphere. Video Transcription Alight so if you ask any business owner, any sales… Read more »


What You Need to Know About LinkedIn Live

Following in the footsteps of Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram, LinkedIn recently announced its new live video service, the aptly named LinkedIn Live. Though the announcement was greeted with enthusiasm by LinkedIn users—many of whom have been clamoring for the platform to include a live feature—most people looking to go live with their connections will have… Read more »



Ep. 136: Paul Coan–Can Financial Advisors Beat the Market?

 Paul Coan is the founder and CEO of Ploutos Weath, a strategy platform for financial advisors, helping them to develop portfolios that perform while allowing them to keep complete control—freeing them up to focus on new and existing clients. He is also the author of Asset Protection & Wealth Preservation: A Guide to Help… Read more »


Building Your List from the Ground up

Are you looking to close more deals and ensure a life of freedom? Regardless of your industry, a solid book of business is the key to getting there.   Today on Above the Noise, ReminderMedia Marketing Services manager Josh Lusk offers three tips for building an effective client list from scratch. Video Transcription When you’re… Read more »


Ep. 229: How to Thrive in a Low-Inventory Market with Kevin Scanlan

 Low Housing Inventory Strategies agents can use to find opportunities During his interview, Kevin Scanlan makes clear that unless agents adapt to becoming a listing-centric agent during this period of low housing inventory, they will go “extinct.” Simply put, you won’t make money unless you do. But it’s a bit of a chicken and… Read more »


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How Financial Advisors Can Prevent ACATS

For a financial advisor, there’s nothing more disheartening than coming into work only to see an ACAT on your desk. In this episode of Above the Noise, Luke delivers three tips to help advisors build the right type of relationships to prevent ACATS and keep your book of business full. Video Transcription Alright, so one… Read more »


The Importance of a Morning Routine

Days can feel long when you’re in the sales business, especially when you get off to a rough start. If your morning routine usually involves waking up 15 minutes before you need to leave for work, you may want to consider a bit of an adjustment to your schedule. Starting your day refreshed and ready… Read more »