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Smart Agent, Foolish Agent

Many people think the key to success is working harder and working more hours. But we don’t agree. At Smart Agents, we agree with Abraham Lincoln when he said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend four sharpening the axe."  Marketing yourself (and your listings) is a never ending challenge.

February 13th, 2017|Categories: Agents|Tags: , , |

18 Things Your Virtual Real Estate Assistant Can Do

What is the number one thing holding most agents back from success? It’s all the $10 an hour work they have to do. I have a question for you. Are you building a business? Or building a job? Are you spending all your time doing $10 an hour work that someone else could be handling

February 9th, 2017|Categories: Agents, Online Tools|Tags: , , |

How to Get More Real Estate Referrals and Be a Happy Agent

What’s the key to happiness in real estate? Quality customers that you enjoy working with. How do you find these quality customers? They’re in your past customers and sphere of influence. Or, they know your past customers and sphere of influence. There is an agent in our area. She's been in business for 5 years

February 6th, 2017|Categories: Client Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Easiest Way To Increase Your Listing Presentation Conversion

This is the number one thing you need to do to dramatically boost your listing presentation conversion. It’s not that complicated. But, hardly anyone every does this. It’s not that complicated. But, hardly anyone every does this. Prove that not all agents are the same. Here's an example. I know of a guy who is extremely

February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Client Relations, Marketing and Advertising|Tags: , , , |

How to Get Business from Snapchat

Snapchat is not like any other forms of social media that you have. The most important thing that your followers can do on a page is to interact with you. If you have 10,000 likes on Facebook, but only get 20-30 clicks or views on anything you posts, all those likes mean nothing. Snapchat is

January 30th, 2017|Categories: Marketing and Advertising, Online Tools|Tags: , , , , |

Which of These Expired Prospecting Methods Work For You

Here's how to figure out the expired approach that works the best for you. There are a lot of different approaches. You can cold call. We don’t recommend it. But, it’s an option. You can leave voicemails. You can send them a text message. You can mail them a letter. We’ve done a lot of

January 16th, 2017|Categories: Expireds|Tags: , , , |

The Tale of Two Realtors

It doesn’t take long for clients to notice an agent who isn’t completely prepared. It works the same way when an agent is clearly prepared. Let’s talk about two separate realtors. We’ll call one Andrew and the other Matt. It Starts with Communication The First thing is how they communicate with their clients or their

January 10th, 2017|Categories: Agents, Client Relations|Tags: , |

12 Habits of a Successful Real Estate Agent

If you really like what you do, you never stop looking for new ways to improve. You can’t just go through the motions and stay the same if you want to be the best you can be. Once you start to implement these habits and tips into your own business, you will start to see

December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Agents|Tags: , , |

Separating Yourself From Competition

We sat down with Ann Grey last week, to talk about how our Book Lead's program and how it if shapes and affects her listing presentations and her referrals. You don't need our exact tools that we provide to learn from this interview. She speaks about how she used the books and other marketing ideas

December 20th, 2016|Categories: Agents, Marketing and Advertising|Tags: , , |

How One Agent Became an Authority

Here at Smart Agents we give our members the tools they need to rule their market. We interviewed on of our members from the midwest about how he is using his books and other marketing materials. Jonathan really went out there and pushed his books on people. If you're a member or not, this is what

December 14th, 2016|Categories: Agents, Marketing and Advertising|Tags: , , , |