Featured Articles From the Newsletter This Week

Scott’s Thoughts: Seeking Constraints

“Great things are not done by impulse, but a series of small ...

Comprehensive Guide to Improving Home Value

Recently we heard from the folks over at Groom + Style about ...

Great Reads Roundup: Proving Your Value

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in ...

Other Recent Articles from Previous Issues

Internet Trends Report: 2018

Mary Meeker’s much-anticipated annual Internet Trends Report dropped last week, and we highly recommend you check it out. It is a comprehensive, data-driven, incredibly insightful look at the present state of the internet and the platforms which are rapidly remaking our world. You can view the slides online, or download a PDF of the report [...]

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The Closing Word: Traduce

This week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it. This week’s closing word: traduce Pronounced: (trah-DOOCE) Verb: speak unfavorably about From Vocabulary.com: “To traduce is to badmouth someone or something. If you don’t want [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Art of the Ask

“Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one.” -Nikolai Berdyaev, Russian political and also Christian religious philosopher. Are you shy about asking others for help? Do you feel a little queasy about asking outright for referrals? “The ask” is hard for a lot of agents, especially those who [...]

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How to Download All Your Instagram Photos

If you have hundreds or even thousands of photos stored in your Instagram feed, you may be wondering if there’s a way to backup your images or “free yourself” from Instagram, should you decide to change platforms. Maybe you don’t love that it’s a Facebook product. Maybe you don’t have duplicate copies of the photos [...]

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Real Estate Startups, Climate Change, and Summertime Organizing

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. The New ‘Real Estate’ Tech Players: Don’t Trust the Billion-Dollar Valuations (6 minute read) Why it matters: Billions of [...]

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Writing Tips that Get Results Online

Despite the prevalence of video and popularity of image-based platforms like Pinterest and Instagram, mastering the art of writing for online audiences is still the #1 way to reinforce your authority and compel people to engage with your content. With this in mind, we’ve gathered up two crucial resources to help you improve the way [...]

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The Closing Word: Gamut

This week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it. This week’s closing word: gamut Pronounced: (GAM-it) Noun: 1. a complete extent or range: “a face that expressed a gamut of emotions” 2. the [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Friendship Equity

“To often a vast collection of possessions ends up possessing its owner. The asset I most value, aside from health, is interesting, diverse, and long-standing friends.” Warren Buffett, American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. Networking is one of those words that makes some people bristle. This is especially true of the introverts out there who [...]

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GDPR Compliance for Real Estate Agents

If you’re like most internet users, you’ve been receiving an onslaught of privacy notification emails from companies like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and the like. The driving force behind this is GDPR, the E.U.’s new General Data Protection Regulation, which became enforceable on May 25th. The reason U.S. companies are finding themselves rushing to comply with [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Motivated Sellers, Markets for Flipping & 2018′s Hottest Amenity

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. 10 Ways to Spot a Motivated Seller (6 minute read) Why it matters: It may be a seller’s market, [...]

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