branding Archive

Telling Your Business Story

I read a lot of press releases. Whether it’s from a brokerage boasting about a great second quarter, a tech company angling to get their new doodad into our Cool Tools section, or an author pitching their latest book,...
July 9, 2013

Get Your Brand Seen on foursquare in 2012

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Make a New Year’s resolution to focus on social media platforms that work for you and your business. When I say work, I mean platforms that you’re comfortable using, enjoy updating,...
January 3, 2012

Honest Business = Successful Business

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine “Honesty is the best policy.” — An old saying that rings truer today in real estate than ever before. REALTOR® and author Mario Jannatpour, a sales associate with RE/MAX Alliance in...
August 11, 2011

Get More When You ‘Look At More’

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Do you want to shake things up, build a powerful brand, and attract more clients? Drop the “business-as-usual” mentality and find inspiration in Andy Stefanovich. Let’s face it, with a title...

‘Must See Inside’ Is a Must in Real Estate

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Mario Jannatpour is not a national speaker. He’s not a sales coach, either. He’s simply a real estate practitioner who loves his job. Now Jannatpour, a sales associate with RE/MAX Alliance...
November 17, 2010

Excerpt from Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of the book “Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust” (Wiley, 2009) by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith. Looking for insight on how to build...
December 21, 2009

Author Chat: Marketing Master Seth Godin

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey Bestselling author and marketing guru Seth Godin stops by the Weekly Book Scan to answer questions about improving your marketing. When business slows, there may not be as much money to sink into your marketing....
July 3, 2008

Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey The following book is part of our “Readers Choice”, selected by Weekly Book Scan visitors to be featured. QUICK SKIM Using a traditional (a.k.a. boring) marketing strategy is one of the riskiest things you can...

Get Slightly Famous: 5 Ways to Increase Your Fame

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey QUICK SKIM Being a celebrity — if even in your local market — gives you a major edge over your competitors, says PR guru Steven Van Yoder in his new edition of Get Slightly Famous...
August 24, 2007

What’s Your BQ? 5 Steps to a Strong Brand

QUICK SKIM Branding is so much more than a fancy logo or catchy tagline, says Sandra Sellani, author of What’s Your BQ? (W Business Books, 2007). It’s the ability to get into your clients hearts and minds, rise above...

What’s In a Name? Your Market Identity

The name and slogan of your company tells consumers what they should expect from you. In Real Estate Brokerage: A Management Guide, 6th Ed., the brokers/authors teach the basics of management through case studies and textbook-style lessons. Published by...

Uncover Your Brand Identity

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine May I Have Your Attention, Please? Build a Better Business By Telling Your True Story by Chris Hilicki (John Wiley & Sons, 2005) Buy this book from Amazon.com. Top brands go beyond logos and...

A Winning Personal Marketing Plan

By Kelly Quigley, REALTOR® Magazine Fundamentals of Marketing for the Real Estate Professional by Doris Barrell and Mark Nash (Dearborn Real Estate Education, 2005) Buy this book from Amazon.com When you’re getting started in real estate, creating a strategic...