Just like raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…these are a few of our favorite things, people, services, educators, builders, industry blogs, and affiliates. If you find someone or something here that you like, please let them know Leah at Blue Gypsy, Inc. sent you. Enjoy browsing!
Terry•Peterson Residential Companies - Since 1983, Terry•Peterson Residential Companies has been creating new home communities in Hampton Roads — homes defined by quality craftsmanship and innovative neighborhood design. And since our homes have been carefully refined through years of customer input, you know you’re moving into a home – and a neighborhood – that will bring you years of pride, enjoyment and satisfaction.
New Homes Sales Training
Myers Barnes - Myers Barnes, America’s Favorite New Home Sales Educator,Teaches Successful Salespeople the Tools They Need to Become Bulletproof in Any Real Estate Market. Widely regarded as the authority on new home sales, Myers Barnes has helped generate billions of dollars in revenue for builders, developers, and top corporations.
Mike Lyon – Mike Lyon has “real world” knowledge and first‐hand experience in the realm of online marketing and sales for home builders. He delivers his information from the trenches and draws from his diverse background in online advertising, digital design and internet sales. The program he created was the first in his market and the information, statistics and strategies he presents are the result of his direct experience as an Online Sales Counselor and Sales & Marketing Director.
Publications and Bloggers
Big Builder Online is the authoritative source for market intelligence about companies at the forefront of the U.S. home building industry. The Web site features articles from BIG BUILDER magazine and more than 2,700 additional news sources, building product information, services directories, and advice from fellow building professionals.
Seth Godin’s Blog – Seth Godin writes the most popular marketing blog in the world; is the author of the bestselling marketing books of the last decade; speaks to large groups on marketing, new media and what’s next; and is the founder of Squidoo.com, a fast-growing recommendation website.
The Real Estate Tomato™ – It is the goal of the Real Estate Tomato to provide our readers with superior advice at all times. Our expertise and extensive real estate marketing experience aims to be your benefit whether you are a new agent or a seasoned pro.
Marketing, Web Design, and SEO Services
Wave Marketing – Whether you have a tried and true marketing plan, or are just considering your marketing options, The”Boss Chick” at Wave Marketing, Sonya Schweitzer, will take a fresh look at your business strategy and goals, and work with you to decide on the best approach to increase sales, visitors, or engagement leveraging traditional and new media marketing methods.
Cherry Tree Designs - Kristen Cherry began her design career by “accident” after accepting a position in Public Relations. Her role quickly changed to include the responsibilities of in-house designer as she worked to design posters, advertisements, in-house publications, and the organization’s website. Now she owns her own design company. (And she did my beautiful logo!)
CDG Marketing & Web Design was established by Valerie Cudnik in January 1987 as Computer Design Graphics. She specializes in helping small businesses develop professional marketing materials at reasonable prices. Her enthusiasm will bowl you over! (And she helped with the theme of my website.)
Maurice Design- Owned and operated by Carol and Dale Maurice, is a full-service, graphic design, web development and advertising company based in Hampton Roads, Virginia. In addition to web design, the company also provides its clients with reliable website hosting, search engine optimization packages, online media marketing and customer content management.
Blue Tangerine – Blue Tangerine Solutions specializes in creating Web sites for home builders and developers. Using our experience designing and developing over 100 different home builder Web sites, we have created specialized tools that help you sell more new homes online.
Guerrilla Social Media- Co-founded by Damien Steiner Smith and Justin Williams, is rooted in the principles of Guerrilla Marketing and applies these principles to social media. We believe that every business has a target market and has a different perspective on how they can bring meaning and value to that market compared to their competition. We help them take their vision and translate it into effective Guerrilla Social Media Tactics.
JSK Interiors – Owned by Jaime Krapf, offers design and decorating service for all areas of your home. From New Construction, staging for resale, to renovations or simple face lifts, JSK Interiors will work with your needs to make your home truly yours and make every room sing.
Buildtopia - The most widely used web-based construction management software for residential builders, BuildTopia streamlines and integrates all core construction business processes in one powerful, yet easy-to-use system. Over 3,500 builders, developers, and trade partners of every size rely upon BuildTopia to dramatically improve the effectiveness, efficiency and profitability of their businesses.
VA Work- Suzanne Roy is a dedicated Virtual Assistant for the Real Estate Industry, but I’ll let her clients tell you about her. “Suzanne is a superbly experienced and qualified virtual assistant, with a detailed knowledge of the real estate industry and support systems, that provides me a level of support that is almost impossible to find. I would highly recommend her to anyone needing help managing the administrative tasks of their business.” R. Gasswint
Web Hosting Services
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