Grassroots Efforts: Cold Calling Under Rated Along With Other Outbound Marketing

I know, you are all cringing right now. Yuck I hate it when someone calls me unsolicited and asks me to do something, pay something, buy something, or well…something! You hear so much about inbound marketing these days, is outbound marketing dead? Just one aspect of outbound marketing is cold calling. These days it seems…

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Is Lead Management The Same as Gardening?

The other day I attended my first networking luncheon in Northern Virginia. I just moved recently and now that I’m starting out from scratch, it’s an interesting process. Sometimes networking is a little bit like traveling around the world. There are set questions that people ask as soon as you meet them. With travel it…

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Realtors: Should You Push Your Listings on Facebook and Twitter?

Are twitter and facebook the best places to push out your listings? If all I ever did was talk about my travels around the world, people would shut their ears, roll their eyes, and walk away. If people can’t identify with what you are doing they tend to filter it out. The same goes for…

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Video email: Lead, Follow, Or Get Out Of The Way

Here goes nothin’! If you are like me, you HATE seeing yourself on video…That’s why I’ve been resisting, kicking and screaming, getting into this whole video email craze… I just keep acting like an ostrich, burying my head and hoping technology will go away. But I realize, I either have to keep up or get…

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And the Miss Understanding…OSC’s Pay Attention, That’s Their Job!

In my last post I talked about an agent who put out a public tweet on losing a sale due to perceived lack of follow-up on the part of a customer… My intention was never to slam this agent nor make her look bad. (hence I kept the name out of it) And for the…

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"I Sell Houses, I Do Not Sell Attention."

Okay did that get your attention? Recently I was reading through my twitter feed and a real estate professional had this written in their feed lamenting the fact that they lost a sale because someone said their follow-up was poor. As an Online Sales Consultant, and Lead Gypsy (CEO) of my new business, Blue Gypsy,…

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