Change Isn’t Easy – But It’s An Important Part of Growth

Recently, I’ve undertaken a huge task. I’ve been updating all of my training materials and my online sales counselor training program. From the way it flows, to the way it’s presented – it’s undergone a complete refresh. But most importantly the content is the most up to date and progressive online sales training program I…

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Quick Tip Tuesday: Gratitude and Celebration

Quick Tip Tuesday Gratitude and Celebration

It’s been a difficult month over here at Blue Gypsy Inc. at least for me personally. In the month of March I lost two family members near and dear to me. first my most favorite cat and easy companion, Squirrel. (Yes we had a cat named Squirrel.) And then shortly on the heals, my mother…

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Performance Vs. Stress: How to Create Peak Performing Online Sales Programs

Stess vs performance for online sales counselors

I was talking with my father the other day and Performance vs. Stress is one of the topics he discusses with his mentees. My father has spent several decades mentoring CEOs of companies and provides great insights to help them improve their company culture and grow their businesses. So, it’s great that I have this…

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Online Sales Counselor Training Isn’t About the Hours or Canned Packages

I get asked all the time by builders if I have an hourly rate or an hourly package they can purchase. I also have builders that ask me if I have a recorded set of lessons. The thing is I can’t track hours, and I can’t feel good about putting together pre-canned “education.”  If someone…

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No One is Dying: Ways to Manage Your Time as an OSC

With the onset of COVID and the current climate in the building industry, having time as an OSC is nonexistent. Homebuyers are forced to begin their search online whether they like it or not. Even prior to the pandemic, the internet has become the top source when searching for a new home. With the amount…

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A Love Affair with CRM: An OSC’s Real World Ups and Downs with 3 Different Programs

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we give you a brief love affair with Customer Relationship Management tools (CRMs) and how one OSC describes her relationship with them. We will remove names to protect the innocent and the guilty – both the OSC’s name, and the CRMs. But let’s just call this a cautionary tale.  …

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Engaging Questions that Make Your Job Easier

There are many facets to the role of an online sales counselor.  OSC’s are the face of the company and are positioned to be that “guide” throughout the online sales process. The goal is to build trust, provide information and open up rapport with everyone who reaches out and shows interest. One aspect of that…

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Quick Tip Tuesday – Getting the Most Out of Educational Opportunities

The Importance of Education in new home building

Both online sales counselors and leadership can benefit from opportunities like IBSx. It’s important to take the time to expand knowledge and explore new possibilities when trying to constantly refine and improve your online sales program.  This year with IBS education being presented in an online format  – IBSx (thanks Pandemic!) this is an opportunity…

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Upcoming Events and Speaking Engagements for Blue Gypsy Inc.

Events and speaking engagement for Blue Gypsy inc.

The Month of February is packed full of events! Leah Fellows, the owner and online sales counselor trainer at Blue Gypsy Inc. will be speaking at several virtual events across the country. IBSx February 9-12 – Make sure to get your all access pass! With 100+ education sessions across 9 industry tracks there will be…

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Have Online Sales Systems In Place BEFORE The Home Building Market Changes

Be Ready for Change before It happens

Systems need to be in place if you want to grow and maintain during the highs and lows of the new home building market.  People will always be buying real estate, it’s just their methods and what’s important to our buyers changes as the market fluctuates.  This is the toughest point to get across in…

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