Social Media and Mobile Devices – From Marketingcharts.com

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by MarketingCharts staff

http://www.marketingcharts.com/wp/direct/7-in-10-mobile-users-check-status-updates-19259/

About seven in 10 (69%) US smartphone and tablet users check social network status updates on their mobile device, making it the most popular mobile social networking activity, according to [pdf] September 2011 data from Prosper Mobile Insights. Viewing photos closely follows in popularity (66%).

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Other mobile social networking activities performed by more than half of mobile users include updating status (53%) and sending emails (51%), while 49% post photos taken on their smartphone/tablet. Only 26.5% go to retailer pages to find deals while shopping, and 15% don’t access social media sites on their mobile device.

PC Preferred Web Device

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One of the most successful people shares his thoughts on what is TRUE Success!

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Dan St. Yves: The benefits of attending conferences

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by Dan St. Yves

http://www.remonline.com/dan-st-yves-the-benefits-of-attending-conferences/

It’s been quite a few years since I last attended a real estate industry conference, sales rally or convention but as I recall, they were often quite a hoot. Oh sure, many times there was valuable information that attendees would take away from the event, but just as often (at least in the crowd I ran with) there were memories that may have been entirely unintended by the organizers. Either way, there was always great value to me when the conferences came around every year.

1)  Why is it so important to support and attend real estate conventions?

a)  It is inspiring to meet with fellow leaders in the industry.

b)  It is motivating to learn fresh sales techniques or emerging technologies.

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How is your day Awesome??

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Wealth, Success and Love

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An oldie but a goodie – If we are focused only on Money, or success, we will miss the boat entirely. Focus on making everyone in your organizations life better, “spread the love” as it were and the results will be amazing!

by Unknown Author

http://www.inspirationpeak.com/cgi-bin/stories.cgi?record=106

A woman came out of her house and saw three old men with long white beards sitting in her front yard. She did not recognize them.

Then she said, “I don’t think I know you, but you must be hungry. Please come in and have something to eat.”

“Is the man of the house home?”, they asked. “No,” she said. “He’s out.” “Then we cannot come in,” they replied.

In the evening when her husband came home, she told him what had happened. So, he said, “Go tell them I’m home, and invite them in!”

The woman we...

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What could you accomplish if you couldn’t see the limitations?

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Top two ways to close more sales!

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by Jim Klein

http://ezinearticles.com/?Top-Two-Ways-to-Close-More-Sales&id=120396

You found a prospect and got the appointment, now what? It’s time to decide if this person or organization is in need of your product or service. It’s time to find the problem you can solve and then present your product or service as the solution.

Selling Tip #1: Find the prospects problem

The BEST way to implement this selling tip and discover the true needs or problem of a prospect or client is with proper questions. Questions allow us to gather important information, which enables us to help our clients. When we ask questions in a professional manner we establish the most important aspect of the sales process – TRUST...

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Trial and Error and the god complex

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WOW an Amazing take on how to improve and grow, Are we our biggest problem?? Normally YES!

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17 Best Practices of Top Performing Sales People

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Incorporate these strategies into your routine and you will quickly become a top performing sales rep too.

by Kelley Robertson

 http://fearless-selling.ca/17-best-practices-of-top-performing-sales-people/

Many people wonder what separates a top performing sales person from the rest of the pack. In most cases, it’s because they apply a number of best practices in their daily routine. Here are 17 best practices of top performing sales people.

1. They set HIGH TARGETS and goals. Top performers don’t wait for their manager to issue an annual or quarterly quota. They set their own goals that are usually more ambitious than the corporate targets.

2. They carefully PLAN their quarter, month and week, as well as their daily schedule...

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Great Article from a Master Salesman!

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He has amazing ideas, and is the writer of “The Ultimate Sales Machine” an absolute must read for anyone who has anything to do with sales.

http://www.chetholmes.com/articles/bestbuyer.pdf

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