I was all of 7 years old when Pokémon released. What a rage! I was immersed in the world of Ash Ketchum and his friends Brock and Misty, who go on this journey to capture mystical Pokémon. The challenges they face and overcome, the pesky but hilarious Team Rocket had me hooked. A couple of years and several pieces of Pikachu merchandise later, I was over the Pokémon craze. That was until Niantic, Inc. released Pokémon GO. Now, I see people of all ages trying to catch ‘em all! Pokémon GO has really taken the world by storm.
- August 2, 2016
- July 25, 2016
Why should I write a blog?
I’d share some stats about how important it is to write a blog, but there’s simply too many to choose from. Check out this list for 45 reasons to blog. In a nut shell, blogging builds trust with your readers which in turn helps convert leads to deals.
- July 20, 2016
You spent the majority of the first 20 years of your life in some form of a classroom, trying to cram as much knowledge as possible to get prepared for the real world. And then suddenly, as if to signal the end of your potential, it stops. You’ve learned all you can learn. Now, go try to make something of yourself.
When you stop to think about it, the concept seems a little bizarre.
- July 18, 2016
Video is always evolving. It’s an exciting time in the industry, though I’m sure the daily barrage of camera updates is just added noise in the real estate soundscape. There have, however, been a few notable advancements in video technology that you should pay attention to. These are advancements that can yield immediate and long-term results for the proactive, digitally-inclined brokerage.
Let’s take a look at three of these advancements and see how they can help transform your listings.
- July 13, 2016
Of all the social networks online today LinkedIn stands out as the top destination for professional interactions. Having the reputation as the go-to site for those looking for jobs, it’s actually much more than that. LinkedIn has morphed into a powerful platform to connect professionals, including those in the real estate field. Getting your profile whipped into shape and ready to capitalize on potential leads this social media platform can generate for you.
- July 11, 2016
I filmed at a business innovation conference a few years ago. The conference was run by MBA students from a prestigious Canadian university and attended by prominent business people from all over North America.
I was paid by the MBA students to film the conference. That included all the keynotes, some of the breakout sessions, and all of the fancy snack and alcohol consumption. I was a one-man crew, handing all of the lighting, audio and camera. I filmed all Friday night, all Saturday day and night, and half of Sunday. I was also underpaid, but that’s another story.
- July 7, 2016
You’re a real estate broker, an entrepreneur at heart. One of the most rewarding things about being an entrepreneur is passing your knowledge and lessons learned on to other entrepreneurs (your agents) and seeing them succeed. Much of this success as you know, comes from the ability to successfully market yourself. Here are a few of my favourite secrets on how to successfully market yourself that you may want to add to your list.
- January 13, 2016Almost every successful business owes their success to careful planning and budgeting. With Lone Wolf’s back-office Accounting Solution, brokerWOLF, it is very easy to work with your agents in creating a development plan that includes things like desired income and expense efficiency.
- October 20, 2015
1. Create a movement, not a moment.
Content marketing goes far beyond just one moment of releasing your content. It’s many pieces of content that collectively contribute to the bigger picture — the movement.
- September 2, 2015
If you are a real estate professional you’ve probably encountered a near-abundance of case studies and advice to help you generate more leads. There’s a lot of noise surrounding this topic and chances are you’ve felt overwhelmed by it at times – sometimes too much advice can often be worse than none at all. With lead generation being such an expansive and important topic, it’s best to narrow your focus on the most basic and effective methods available to you. That’s why this article focuses on the top 7 lead generation strategies that are used by experts in the industry.