5 Linkedin Restoration Networking Groups You Should Join Right Now

Let’s be honest – Linkedin is a GREAT resource for not only connecting with clients, but also connecting with competitors. *gasp* Yes, yes you read that correctly – I said connecting with competitors. We all have plenty of stuff to learn from others, and goodness knows we have learned plenty of lessons ourselves. So, now that you’re past the initial shock of actually sitting down with those you spend all […]

 

Networking on the Rocks - Why You Should be Hosting a Restoration Happy Hour

Let’s face it – restoration marketing just ain’t easy. But you know what is easy? Grabbing a few martini’s (ladies… or men if you’re man enough) and sitting down on a Thursday afternoon talking about nothing too important. What I’m saying is this – you’re doing yourself a disservice by not hosting a restoration happy hour. Now I know what some of you are thinking because I’ve heard it been said […]

 

The Book Every Property Restoration Marketer Should Be Required to Read

I’m not a big reader… in fact, as my Barnes & Noble account gathers dust, my Amazon Audible account it firin’ away. I can’t explain it, but what I can explain is that I read this book, cover to cover, twice (that’s saying a lot for someone like me). I’ve even given copies of it away. It’s a book that takes stale marketing techniques, flushes them down the toilet, and […]

 

5 Smartphone Apps for Saving Business Cards

The information found in this blog post was featured in an original blog post on Mashable entitled “5 Apps to Digitize Your Business Cards.”  If there’s one element of marketing that will never go away, it’s the business card. Within its 3” x 2” design, that little paper rectangle contains some of the most valuable information to any marketing representative. From names, numbers, positions, and email addresses, the business card is the […]

 

3 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Association Membership

Just when you thought you’ve heard of every property association out there, you quickly realize ten more were seemingly started up over night. Literally, there are associations for associations. Are they valuable resources? They can be. Do you have to work for it? Most definitely. I find that few people can join a property management association and get work without having to ever lift a finger. So if you’re paying thousands of […]