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Skitch!

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This is a great app to use in conjunction with Evernote, the app allows you to capture and annotate images all from your iPad. Once installed it will create a folder in Evernote entitled ‘Skitch’. Use this app to help highlight an exciting feature of a home while you’re in the field that can be easily messaged to the buyer!

1.Tap on the Skitch App. When the app loads you can either: - Sign in with a password - Or opt to do it later

2. It gives you many choices to either, take a photo, choose…

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MAR Conference 2014 in Falmouth!

Agent RisingThe MAR Conference 2014 is up and running in Falmouth, MA yesterday and today.   The first day started off with a bang with a great Mobile App for the realtors to post pictures and videos.  Kate Lanagan MacGregor, our great leader from Bold Moves Real Estate, Agent Rising Real Estate School, Beyond Bold Media, and Destination Southcoast was in the lead with picture and video posting.  It's a great way for the realtors to connect and see what is going on at the conference.

Beyond Bold Media was …

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The Power of Google Drive!

agent rising with googleWhat is Google Drive and how can it make you a better agent? Well, Google Drive is a system to help you organize your paperwork and have it available on the Google Cloud and accessible from any of your devices at any time.

Paperless is the new catchword and Google Drive can help you achieve this. It goes hand in hand with GMail and is very easy to use. When you start your paperwork with a new client, whether it be a buyer or seller, you can open a new folder on your Google Drive with the address…

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Do You Know Your Technology Today?

Agent Rising BlogDo you know the latest technology out there today?  Last week at the Technology Fair at the Greater New Bedford Association of Realtors, Kate MacGregor went over some of the must-have Apps in Real Estate.

Here are some of the Apps which you can download for free to help you practice y0ur real estate quicker and more efficiently.

Docusign is an invaluable app to obtain signatures when clients are far away and when time is of the essence.

Google  Gmail and Google Drive are a great tool to keep you or…

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So You Think You'd Like to be A Real Estate Agent?

Agent RisingSo you think you'd like to be a Real Estate Agent? Agent Rising Real Estate School will be starting a new Real Estate Class on April 14th. The course includes 40 hours of classroom time on Monday and Thursday nights from 5-9 pm. A new feature will include New Agent Training to really start you on your real estate career. The cost for the course is $397. The classes will be held at The Bold Welcome Center, 145 Fairhaven Rd. Mattapoisett, MA. Where else can you start a new career with 40 hours of…

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Destination Southcoast Launch Party!

destination southcoast wanderer.inddPlease join us on Tuesday, April 8th from 6-8 PM for our launch party. Beyond Bold Media is launching a new venture called Destination Southcoast that will increase the customers for businesses on the South Coast using hyperlocal and reputation marketing.  We have developed an online presence and marketing tool kit to help local businesses stimulate the kinds of web reviews that customers are  looking for now before making their buying decisions. Using our approach, you can influence your reputa…

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Real Estate Photo Tips!

photosandvideosNot everyone is a professional photographer, but here are some tips for taking professional-looking real estate photos. Take a photo of the outside of the house from the front. Keep the house front and center. You can include an attached garage, but try to keep the house the main feature. Make sure you include the whole house, top to bottom. If you are too close, they may be unsure of the actual size of the house. If you are too far away, the house appears tiny and insignificant as opposed to t…

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Closing Gifts!

DSC_0448_cleanWhat to give for a closing gift for your home buyers?  It's always a challenge.  You'd like to give something thoughtful, but also useful for your clients.  Also, something to help them remember you for future referrals is always nice.

Gift cards are always a good idea for your buyers as well as your sellers.  People are exhausted after moving in, and a gift card to a local restaurant would be a nice gift.  There is also the gift card to a local store to help furnish or update their new home.

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Open House Tips!

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Open Houses are still an effective tool for selling a house! Here are a few tips to help you host a  successful Open House!

Make sure you post your Open House on MLS, Zillow, Realtor.com and any website or blog you have.  Also post on your Facebook Business page.

Advertise in your local papers also.

Make sure you have a sign-in sheet to keep track of your guests and also to track their names, and emails and phone numbers.  Better yet, use your ipad to register your guests.  There is an Open House A…

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You are Ageless!

Agent Rising BlogIf you are just starting out in real estate but can remember the 70s like they were yesterday, don't despair.  Age really is only a number, your enthusiasm and willingness to learn will carry you through.  Agent Rising is here to help with social media and technology tips and training that will catch you up in no time.
The first step is to admit your limitations and methodically strive to overcome them. For example, an easy place to start is to get comfortable with your smart phone.  In addit…

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