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Technology & Social Media

The 4 Things Your Property Management Website Needs To Do

by Drew Sygit July 23, 2014
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A website is an absolute must for a property management firm. Without one, you’re essentially advertising your backwardness to the younger, tech-savvy generation of renters — and you’re making it unnecessarily difficult for owners to find you and hire you. The 4 Things a Property Management Website Must Say But just having a website isn’t […]

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Social Media Is Not a Growth Strategy For Real Estate Investors

by Drew Sygit May 21, 2014
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Property management companies — and pretty much everyone, actually — is all a-twitter about social media these days. There’s nothing wrong with social media as part of your overall business plan; the fact is that social media can do a lot of good if it’s properly managed. But there are a few massive misconceptions about […]

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Business Management & Productivity

My Friends All Laughed At Me When I Told Them This Strategy…But Then I Showed Them The Check

by Jimmy Moncrief April 2, 2014
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Have you ever told a friend, spouse, or work colleague a business idea and they laughed hysterically at you? If so, join my club! I basically have at least 2 business ideas a day.  I used to tell my wife all of them to get her insight.  Well…..after 12 years of marriage she was exhausted […]

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How to Create a Google Plus Page for your Real Estate Business

by Tracy Royce January 4, 2014
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If there was an awesomely powerful creation that dominated the lower minions, Google would be the Megatron of the internet. If you’re fairly new to social media, Google plus might sound like one of those newer trends that you don’t really think you need to add to your plate. However, when you make a Google […]

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5 Steps to Create a Facebook Page for Your Real Estate Business

by Tracy Royce December 27, 2013
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Facebook will be an essential marketing and branding leg for your outreach. Whatever qualms you may have about social media, it’s nearly impossible to grow your voice online without embracing Facebook. In my last post I discussed Expanding Your Real Estate Business With Social Media: Step 1. In this post, we’ll go through these 5 […]

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Real Estate

Expanding Your Real Estate Business with Social Media: Step 1

by Tracy Royce December 14, 2013
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The term social media may roll off the tongue as a common phrase, but drawing down the actual meaning may mean different things to people. What do you think social media means? For starters, “Facebook” probably pops in your mind, followed by twitter or LinkedIn. But what do all those platforms actually DO? Or more […]

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2 Must-Have (Free) Smartphone Apps To Use out in the Field

by Ken Corsini December 5, 2013
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There are 10 individuals that comprise my core team here in Atlanta. Of the 10, I’ve got a general manager who spends a lot of time in the field as well as a project manager who spends a TON of time in the field. Regardless of what you call them, most real estate businesses have […]

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Excel Plays Well With Others Through Linking and Embedding

by Loretta Steele May 1, 2013
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Excel is one member of a family of applications called Microsoft Office.  The more common MS Office applications with their focus are; Access – tracking and managing databases OneNote – organizing, find and share notes and information PowerPoint – presentations, slide shows, meetings and web pages Publisher – publications and marketing materials Word – create […]

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Help, My Contacts List is in Excel! (Using Microsoft Excel Tables)

by Loretta Steele April 10, 2013
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Microsoft Office’s most used applications are: Word, Access, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher and Outlook.  One of the most used applications is Excel.  Real estate investors need an application that can analyze numbers.  Excel is well suited to that purpose.  Because Excel is so widely used, at times we expect it to go beyond “number crunching.” The […]

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How To Set Up Your Very Own Real Estate Website

by Frank DeFazio January 18, 2013
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It’s a known fact that almost everyone buying or selling real estate in today’s market relies heavily on the internet.   So much so that having a real estate website with social media exposure may now be a necessity for the real estate investor looking to sell his own flips or to find sellers to buy […]

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Six Helpful Tools Your Virtual Assistant Can Use For Your Real Estate Business

by Shae Bynes November 11, 2010

I have worked with virtual assistants (both abroad as well as in my local city) for two years now and my experiences have varied widely.  Unfortunately, I’ve had more negative experiences than positive, but today I want to focus on the positive. (Note: if you want to learn from my not so good experiences, check […]

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Google Places: A Free Way to Promote Your Real Estate Business

by Shae Bynes August 26, 2010

Since I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like free advertising, I wanted to encourage all of my fellow real estate entrepreneurs and professionals to take advantage of Google Places. Google Places provides businesses with an online profile that can appear in Google search results for your type of business as well as Google Maps. For […]

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Six Essential Items Every Real Estate Investor Should Keep in the Car

by Shae Bynes August 12, 2010

Maybe this seems like a silly topic to write about, but a couple missed opportunities over the past week made me realize that this is an important topic for new and experienced investor alike and can actually lead to more deals! As real estate investors, we always want to keep an eye out for deals […]

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Free Video On How To Get On the First Page of Google For Highly Competitive Real Estate Terms

by Peter Kolat February 28, 2010

One of the hottest topics and internet marketing strategies right now is social media.  Social media networking websites are everywhere.  Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Blip, YouTube, Viddler, Friendster, LiveJournal, Meetup and of course Bigger Pockets.  But that’s just a tiny little sample of all of the different social media website that are out on the internet.  […]

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The Associated Press Economic Stress Index Tool

by Tom Koziol January 15, 2010

Economic stress seems to be an apt description of today’s environment. Unemployment, foreclosures and bankruptcies seem to have hit every nook and cranny in these United States. Put another way, I don’t care where you live, your jurisdiction has its share of these problems. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had instant access to a […]

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