This recorded video webinar was shared with more than 250 people online at a live webinar. I was asked to post it here for revisiting and reviewing by class attendees and for those who registered but were unable to make it to the session. The video is 40 mins. in length but offers over 200 websites and free services for your business.
Tom Ferry shares the secret tips and formula for setting up an effective business plan. It starts with creating your annual goals, then breaking it down to daily contacts and tasks. After viewing this short video, get a copy of the Agent Assist worksheet and simplify everything he explains in the video.
WHAT’S YOUR NUMBER?
It takes contacts to get appointments, and appointments to close sales.
In the above sample, an NAR statistic says 35 contacts gets 1 appointment, and 4 appointments closes 1 sale. With a $350,000 avg. sales price using 3% as the commission, and 80% broker split, we can determine exactly how many contacts are needed (per day) for this agent to reach their financial goals. Add some vacation time, number of work days and hours, and desired income to complete your road map and guide to success.
Adding the Cooliris video player to your blog or website allows visitors and guest’s to watch a variety of your Youtube video’s without having to leave your site or page. This can be particularly useful and powerful when you offer a series or variety of video’s that bring them sought after information and valuable content.
Readers like blogs. Watchers and viewers like video.
How are you reaching your listeners? Try the Real Estate Today Radio player from the National Association of REALTORS®. This is a REALTOOL for REALTORS yo don’t want your listeners to miss out on. Just embed it on your site, blog post, or sidebar and provide value-added audio that only your listener type audience will really appreciate!
Take a listen, just click play then go add to your website or blog for FREE.
Slideshare.net is a great hosting site for your PowerPoint presentations.
There is also a wide variety and selection of topics and presentations available for public use. This specific Powerpoint presentation Pack is a great tool and widget for when you’re wanting to show off more than one specific Powerpoint file.
It creates a library of presentations for your audience to preview and select.
The best tool for sharing your blog content is a plugin called Shareaholic. It adds the ability for others to share your material on a wide variety of platforms, blogs, and other social media networks and sites.
Shareaholic just announced the release of their new Firefox add-on which provides some of the same features and opportunities to share content with others right from within your Mozilla Firefox browser.
If you like the Shareaholic plugin for WordPress Blogs or the Add-on for Firefox browsers, feel free to use the Shareaholic tool below to share with others. Sharing and having no expectations for anything in return is the best kind of sharing there is, especially if you’re looking for viral results. However, the rewards for sharing in this manner can be great!
PrimoPDF – A Free .PDF Converter Application. Converts any document to .PDF HP Learning Center – FREE Online learning center for REALTORS® Google Earth – The World now at your desktop and It’s now better than ever! BatchGeoCode – Map Multiple Properties. Great for MLS Tour and Open Houses ZipCodeStats – Statistical Information all over the Country by City and Zip Code Also Try ZipSkinny, another cool site HitTail – HitTail reveals in real-time the least utilized, most promising keywords BirthdayAlarm – Great for tracking your clients, family and friends B-Days AnnualCreditReport – A real online Credit Report Site for FREE – PicNik – Adjust, resize, and customize photos and images online for FREE i-Lighter – Collect, Organize and Share the Web CoolSurveys and PollDaddy – Create custom FREE online Surveys Google Widgets – Over 46,000 Gadgets – Add to Blogs or Websites FREEPhoto – 116,000 plus FREE images and photos for your Blog or Website TouchGraph – See how connected you really are in the Cyber World ArticleChecker -Check Articles, Text and Website Pages for Duplication BlogFlux – Quick RSS Feed Buttons for your Blogs Microsoft – FREE On-line Training – Self Paced Training Courses PhoneSpell – What Does Your Phone Number Spell? Try it, be surprised!
TuCows – Tons of FREE software, shareware and applications FloodSmart – Run any address to see if Property is Located in Flood Zone BraveNet – FREE Websites and Web Tools HipCast - An Audio an Video Podcasting Service – FREE WebsiteGrader – Where does your website rate? Pass or Fail PhotoBucket – Flickr – Slide – Kodak Gallery – Picasa – Photo Hosting BlogBackupOnline – Back up your Blog Posts Daily and it’s FREE
Clustermaps is a FREE tool that provides a visual traffic report and statistics that show where your visitors are coming from geographically. Once you see this, the next Realtool you’ll want to install will be the Google Language Translator widget. You’ve got to know and believe that people finding and landing on your website or blog don’t all speak English as their native language.
Every picture tells a story, and there’s a story in every photo. There are hundreds of reasons to utilize photo editing and here’s some great sites that offer a variety of editing tools for those on the go. These FREE tools are available to anyone online and at anytime!
TOP 10 FREE ONLINE PHOTO EDITING SITES
If you want visitors to your site to stick around longer, try embedding a photo editing tool right into your site. Trust me, the temptation to use it and ability to resist is almost unbearable, and the results will be extremely effective.
In our quest for Real Estate Widgets to research and investigate, we performed a search on one of the leading major search engines well-known as Google.com. Out of the 33.7 million returned results, we discovered that the #1 site in the organic (not paid) search results was a site that many of us already use for Real Estate Tools and Technology.
So don’t take our word for it, go ahead and Google “Real Estate Widgets” and see what results you get back? We can also just Google That For You Here if you like, then head on over and see why this site shows up in the #1 spot. The widgets ROCK, they’re FREE, and Google thinks it should be your first stop… and so do we! http://zillow.com/webtools/widgets
To find out more about what Real Estate Widgets and tools you should consider, check out the Top 30 Widgets post, you’re bound to find some widgets there that will meet your needs and more importantly, your clients needs.
Kudos to the folks at Aquoid Themes for developing and supporting the Suffusion WordPress Theme and providing it to Widget Enthusiasts like us. We tried it our here at Realtools for Realtors and have decided to run with it all the way. We are now suggesting it as a worthy WordPress Theme and FREE tool for you to use. Also, the price is right for the upgrade, possibly our next tip and advice for you once we upgrade ourselves.