Top Blogging Questions I Get from Real Estate Agents

As I teach real estate marketing classes and meet with agents throughout Northern Virginia and Washington DC, I get asked a lot of questions about technology, blogging, video, WordPress, and more.  Many of these questions are similar and I felt that the best way to address some of the top blogging questions I receive [...]

2021-05-24T13:28:33-04:00May 13th, 2015|

Protect Your Real Estate Brand By Googling Your Name

Do you ever Google your own name? What do you find? Many people think that it is "vain" to Google your own name, but I can tell you that when you are a real estate agent or mortgage lender it is a MUST!  You work hard to promote and sell your "Brand," but you [...]

2021-05-24T13:29:04-04:00May 5th, 2015|

YouTube Cards-Upgraded Video Calls to Action!

Your ability to enhance and increase your real estate video traffic just go a lot better.  How? YouTube Cards.  If you have been using YouTube as your platform of choice for your real estate videos you might have noticed that there were some cool things you could do to your videos in terms of [...]

2021-05-24T13:30:09-04:00March 26th, 2015|

Essential WordPress Widgets for your Real Estate Website

In my previous blog I talked about some of the best WordPress Plugins that I recommend using if you are new to WP and looking to increase SEO and add value to your site.  In this blog post I want to discuss the essential WordPress widgets that I recommend installing for your real estate [...]

2021-05-24T13:30:37-04:00March 16th, 2015|

YouTube Subscribers – Does the Amount you have Matter?

It is without debate that video in real estate is here to stay.  It is the "new kid on the block" for real estate marketing and agents are jumping on board.  Some faster than others, but as I make my way around Northern Virginia/Washington DC more of the questions I'm receiving center around video. [...]

2021-05-24T13:31:49-04:00February 19th, 2015|

Why Real Estate Agents Lose Business through Social Media

Real Estate Agents lose business ALL the time, one way is through their social media channels. The #1 social media channel where real estate agents lose business is Facebook. I've learned (the hard way) that it is easy to think that your "friends" and "followers" on social media have the same thoughts and feelings [...]

2021-05-24T13:33:11-04:00January 25th, 2015|

Tips to being a Successful Title Sales Rep in 2015

Are you looking to be a more successful Title Sales Rep in 2015? The new year is here and that means new goals, new clients, expectations to bring in more business, and have better numbers than 2014. If you have spent much time on this site you know that most of my posts and [...]

2021-05-24T13:33:54-04:00January 2nd, 2015|

Settlement Agent vs Title Company – What is the Difference?

As Real Estate agents and Mortgage Lenders you deal with a lot of different companies when closing your transactions.  If you are in the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area hopefully you deal with just Stewart Title when it comes to your Real Estate closings.  Do you ever notice that some of the companies you deal [...]

2021-05-24T13:36:31-04:00November 3rd, 2014|

Mobile App Review – Pic Play Post for Real Estate

Not sure about you...but I LOVE using Instagram.  In fact, the first social media site I check when I wake up in the morning is Instagram.  A few months ago I came across this really cool application that is made by Instagram called "Pic-Play-Post."  The application works exactly how it sounds...you pick several pictures/videos [...]

2021-05-24T13:36:54-04:00October 27th, 2014|

What I Learned as a Title Sale Rep at Keller Williams Mega Camp

I went down to Austin Texas in September as a "guest" of Keller Williams to check out the Keller Williams Mega Camp.  If you don't know what the "Mega Camp" is...it's a large gathering of the Keller Williams Leadership that includes, Regional Directors, Owners, Operating Principals, Team Leaders, and of course Gary Keller and [...]

2021-05-24T13:37:30-04:00October 16th, 2014|