Online Sales 360 degree evaluation

Have you heard that old parable about putting 20 blind people in a room with an elephant? Each person has a different experience with the elephant. The first leans against it feeling a sturdy wall. The second feels the tip of a tusk and believes it to be a spear. The next feels the trunk…

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Recently the tragic kidnapping and murder of Beverly Carter, a prominent real estate agent in Jackson, Tennessee has placed a renewed focus in on job safety for real estate agents. The sad fact is that real estate agents feel they need to be available 24/7 at the drop of a hat to show a home…

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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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“I’ll go with you!” As soon as my Realtor friend, Dawn Miller, said she was going to Costa Rica to check out some new homes communities for her international real estate business, those were the words that immediately flew out of my mouth. “I’ll go with you!” If you read my travel blog, you’d know…

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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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Here is the gist of a current phone conversation I had with a potential buyer exhibiting a total lack of understanding as to what the term buyer’s market really means. The phone rings on an evening after 9:00 pm. Me: “Thank you for calling our builder today, my name is Leah, how may I help…

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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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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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