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Creating an Online Referral Network: Turning Personal Contacts into Professional Relationships

Make Sure You're Not Missing Your Closest Referral Opportunities <<<====== Share This Blog Post To Help The Business Owners You Care About Many business owners, including real estate agents and mortgage lenders, neglect to factor their circle of friends into the picture when looking to build their business. Real estate is a business of intimate relationships; home buying is a personal process that necessitates a great deal of trust. The endorsement by people who know you and have experienced your work performance is one of the most overlooked referral marketing tools available. Social media makes starting and fostering these high…
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Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things Creates Success

What  is it that makes some people succeed while others fail? Why do some people experience so much success while others are stuck in a maze of never-ending mediocrity, or worse yet, failure? Well, one thing is certain.  It's not that they are some kind of superhuman born with skills that just aren't available to anyone else. Time and time again we have seen that ordinary people with an extraordinary idea or dream and a whole lot of focus and determination are able to overcome the odds that stop most people dead in their tracks. I'll tell you one thing…
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So What Exactly Is “Good Content”?

Content Happens: Plan for Success By Dave VanHoose (This is a great article from my friend, Dave Van Hoose, on how to provide high quality, compelling content to support your business. Dave is a master at teaching people how to hone their message and develop impactful and super-converting presentations.) Google and YouTube are two of the most visited sites on the web pulling more than one billion searches and three billion views per day. What do they have in common? They both serve up quality content. In fact, search engines exist because of content. The problem is most of us…
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3 Absolute Must-Haves To Generate Referrals Online

There are 3 critical steps to generating referral business online. 1. A professional, credible online presence You've probably heard the expression, "First Impression", and in the world of internet marketing and social media networks it is even more important.  When prospects find you online, they are making judgments about the kind of person and professional that you are.  It's possible that many of these judgments are even happening at a subconscious level, but they are happening just the same. It is relatively simple to manage these first impressions online, but it still amazes me to see how many individuals and…
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