Seat of the Pants

Posted by Kolt on July 7, 2011
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Category: Books, Internet
Everyone says that before you launch a company, you’ve got to write a business plan. So how come so many Inc 500 CEOs skipped that sober exercise? One question in this year’s survey of Inc 500 founders asked whether they had written formal business plans before they launched their companies. Only 40% said yes. Of those, 65% said they had strayed significantly from their original conception, adapting their plans as they went along. In a

Internet stalked

Posted by Kolt on July 7, 2011
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As you focus on putting together a strong business, you always need to consider your marketing plan and how your customers will be able to learn about your business. Your marketing plan is so important that it is often required by lenders as part of your business plan when you are seeking financing. To develop a proper marketing plan, you need to start with market research. What does market research entail and how does it

How to talk to realtors about short sales

Posted by Kolt on July 7, 2011
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Category: Books
Let us begin by saying that the format of this book is great! You get approximately 430 words per page (in word) which means that he didn’t blow his font up to reach 166 pages in his book. Which means his book isn’t full of air. First off his book begins with an interesting story about Nick and where he comes from. This is an inspirational material that no matter who you are or where

Review of chapter 6,7 and 8

Posted by Kolt on July 7, 2011
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Everything that we read in these 3 chapters is ESSENTIAL to being a good sub2 investor and without these item I and you would not be worth a darn! We can honestly say that Nick has saved me countless hours of work and heartache by what he as so graciously wrote about in this section of the book. THANK YOU NICK!!! How many of you know which scenarios to avoid when you are evaluating a

About the close

Posted by Kolt on July 7, 2011
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Chapter 8 is all about the close. He discusses what he says to customers and how to lead them to the close when actually doing a tabletop closing. He explains the differences between a title closing and a tabletop closing and helps take some of the fear out of doing your own tabletop closing (good information for someone who has never done one). He actually walks you through one of his typical closings. So far


Starter moves for real estate agent

Show Me the House The first and most obvious thing I think the real estate world can (and should) be doing is buying video cameras and shooting their own walkthroughs. You don’t have to be a pro. You DO have to know how not to make something look horrible, but that comes with trial and error. Pick up a Video Camera If you don’t already own a video camera, two ends of the spectrum that

Landing experts advice

While an occasional listing may be appreciated by your social media community, many experts advocate engaging your audience with industry knowledge and an expert perspective, rather than alienating users with useless information. Because there are so many factors that must align to make a listing pertinent to a single customer, such as pricing…