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Branding Spotlight: Katie Dixon

The starting point: With a degree in residential design and an eye for craftsmanship, Katie Dixon is ready to take her new business by the horns. She has partnered with Brian Thompson, who has a background in construction and home building, and together they make up “BriKat.” The target audience: Katie wants to focus a significant […]

Bad Photos Don’t Cut It!

Recently I was asked by a client of mine to help her figure out why her listing wasn’t selling.  Of course, the first thing I did was go onto the MLS and look at her listing and then compare her listing with all of the competition. It is not usual to see so many terrible […]

Branding Spotlight: Semi-Custom Pro #130

Sidebars are quickly gaining popularity in 2018 branding, and for a good reason! Sidebars elongate the design and break up the grid of what buyers and sellers are so used to seeing. This week’s design spotlight features our Semi-Custom Pro branding design template #130. But wait—didn’t  we already feature this design? Yes, but there is […]

Design Spotlight: Calming Nature

This week’s design spotlight features one of our Semi-Custom Pro branding design templates, Calming Nature.   This design features a panoramic photo bookend by smaller images. The subtle fades on the edges lend a dreamy look. In comparison, the property photos are crisp and bold, which helps them stand out to potential buyers. The soothing […]

2017 Marketing Ideas to Expand Your Presence

Online and offline marketing is an essential part of every successful real estate agents business. Here are some ideas that you can implement this year to help you expand your offline and online presence. Social Media Websites Make sure that you have social media presence on all the big social media sites. The essential sites […]

Ask Denise: New Outside Portrait

Q: Denise, I am getting a new photo done, but I really want to get photographed outside and my co-workers think I should get a traditional headshot inside. What do you think? A: Go for it! Absolutely if you are outside and in your element, then follow you instincts and get your photo done outside.

A Picture is Worth Thousands of … Dollars?

Woamn taking house photo with tablet

Do you have five minutes? I encourage you to take this time to do a quick tour of your MLS and review the quality of home photography that is passing as “adequate” to someone’s definition (not mine!) this very second. While some agents do an amazing job enlisting the help of a professional photographer, many […]

Ask Denise: Do I Really Need A New Photo?

Denise Lones

Q:  Denise, it has been a little over ten years since I had my headshot photo done. I really really love that photo, but a few agents have strongly “suggested” that I get a new photo. I guess I do look a little different… but I really love my old photo! A:  Many agents – […]

Ask Denise: Listing Boards and Photobooks

Denise Lones

Q:  Denise, I am confused by your boards and photo book concept. Are you saying I should go get photos of the sellers’ home before the presentation and create all this material? A:  Certainly not! What I recommend is to create a sample using a listing you have already sold. Then simply present it like […]

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