Welcome to the ActiveRain Insights for Success podcast.
Each week your host, Bob Stewart, presents 10 questions to people who are making a real difference in real estate.
Their answers offer a look into what makes them tick, and they just might surprise you.
Tune in for insights and inspiration that can help make a difference in your career.
Podcast Episode 37 – Jeremy Lehman
Insights for Success Episode 37 – Jeremy Lehman
Recognized among an elite class of professionals that comprise a dynamic team of associates, Seven Gables agents are committed to a mission the company set its sights on when it first opened its doors 40 years ago. This mission is to create, protect and maximize real estate relationships through superior service and steadfast commitment to our clients, affiliates and employees.
As a locally owned and independent company, we know that knowledge, trust, and innovation matter most. The trust of our agents and clients is earned by going beyond the ordinary standards in the real estate industry, and charging towards the extraordinary. By upholding core values and standards, Seven Gables Real Estate aligns itself exclusively with associates that proudly maintain a prominent share of its primary markets and who will continue to meet the needs of the clients through changing times.
This ActiveRain podcast is sponsored by: CityBlast
CityBlast has helped more real estate agents generate more leads though social media than any other company on the planet!
CityBlast.com has sent out 960,429 automatic buyer leads to our members, from the website alone. We’ve also generated 1,007,162 leads on our members’ Facebook Pages, and today alone, our posts will be seen by over 13,274,308 potential buyers and sellers.
Simply put, CityBlast has helped more real estate agents find more new clients through social media than any other company on the planet. Period.
Podcast Episode 36 – Sarah Jones
Insights for Success Episode 36 – Sarah Jones
In this podcast, Bob discusses the power of niche marketing with Sarah Jones of Bamboo Realty. Sarah shares a strategy her company used to identify and serve a vastly underrepresented customer segment. The results have been outstanding! And on top of that, Sarah is one of the sharpest and most passionate guests we’ve had on the podcast. There are so many good insights in this 30 minutes that you’ll probably need to listen twice. She was that good!
This ActiveRain podcast is sponsored by: SmartZip
SmartZip is the leading predictive analytics solution that identifies homeowners most likely to sell their homes in any neighborhood across the country. They also include a complete marketing system to generate seller leads in your area. Agents across the country are growing their listings with SmartZip and they have a special offer for ActiveRain users right now. Go to smartzip.com/activerain to learn more.
Podcast Episode 35 – Laurie Weston Davis
Insights for Success Episode 35 – Laurie Weston Davis
In this podcast, Laurie Weston Davis discusses the immense amount of thought that went into changing brokerages and how that process can start years before someone actually makes a change. She also talks about one of the fundamentals of becoming a successful real estate agent, showing up every day, and what that can mean for your business.
This ActiveRain podcast is sponsored by: Brivity
Brivity makes it easy to generate leads, manage your listing and pending business, market your listings, and automatically communicate with your clients. So they know exactly what you’re doing to sell their home, and you look like a superstar. Learn more at Brivity.com.
Podcast Episode 34 – Tina Mak
Insights for Success Episode 34 – Tina Mak
In this episode, Tina Mak shares how she is built a business solely based on referrals. Which is pretty amazing considering many of her clients are international or investors. Her story is the American dream….(even though she’s Canadian)
This ActiveRain podcast is sponsored by: Realtor.com
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Podcast Episode 33 – Leo Cohen
Insights for Success Episode 33 – Leo Cohen
In this episode, Bob and Leo discuss setting up an inside sales team for a real estate business. What kinds of calls can an inside sales team make? How important are scripts (Leo shares some great ones)? And what should you look for when hiring someone to represent your brand. Some really great stuff about building a business (Leo runs inside sales for Ben Kinney’s real estate team)
This ActiveRain podcast is sponsored by Boomtown
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Podcast Episode 32 – Andrew Flachner
Insights for Success Episode 32 – Andrew Flachner
In this podcast, Bob and Andrew discuss being an entrepreneur, how consumer behavior is changing as it relates to looking for listings online and how Andrew is able to keep company culture central to Real Scout’s mission as they experience massive growth.
This ActiveRain podcast is sponsored by: kwkly
Kwkly delivers the best leads instantly. With complete IDX integration, buyers get MLS info on the property they’re viewing, and you get their phone number. So house hunters become clients, and you close more deals! Start connecting with home buyers now by visiting TextToLead.com.
Nice companion piece to an established social network
ActiveRain began as a social network for agents to blog about themselves, their community and all aspects of real estate. I have found it to be a great place to learn from my peers. I'm pleased to see that they have created another way to reach an audience.