26
May
2010

Good first impressions on Twitter

Today rather got away from me, so my apologies for the late post. It's probably rather old fashioned of me, but existing customers must come first :o)
25
May
2010

E-marketing guide for start-up estate agents

I don't know how many of you subscribe to Business Link email newsletters, but if you don't already, you should do.
24
May
2010

Are blogs worth the time and effort?

Friday's post was the 100th since I started this blog back in December last year and so today I thought it would be interesting to put together a bit of a review of progress.
21
May
2010

Best foot forward

When my wife is at the gym, she often grabs me a copy of Sport Magazine, a free weekly affair with a light-hearted outlook and the occasional interesting interview.
20
May
2010

Speculative vendors - get dialing!

With the long awaited announcement today that HIPs are being suspended, Steve Hatch at Castles Estate Agents in North London has the right idea.
19
May
2010

Writing headlines that the right people notice

The guest blog today comes from Jane Penson of Grammar to Go, a business born out of Jane's love of writing and focused on improving your writing skills.
18
May
2010

No Google Property yet then

Despite rumblings in the industry, Google's appearance at the PPS show in Birmingham yesterday did not herald an announcement of Google Property coming to the UK.
16
May
2010

See you at the Property Pro Show!

If you're going to the Property Pro Show at Birmingham's ICC tomorrow and would like to say hello, email me at contact@propertyadd.
14
May
2010

Rightmove Desktop - and the point is?

Yesterday Rightmove announced the launch of Rightmove Desktop, an application you can install on your PC to browse listed properties, rather than using the website.
13
May
2010

A-Z of things to discuss with applicants

Following on from a thread on Julian O'Dell's 22 point checklist on the applicant qualification process, here's my A-Z of things estate agents should discuss with applicants.
12
May
2010

Overseas property as an additional income stream

During the past few years, while stock levels dwindled, additional revenue streams have become increasingly important to a number of estate agents.
11
May
2010

How protecting your online brand just got more expensive

You may or may not have heard, but later this summer a new domain name extension is being released globally - the "dot co".
10
May
2010

5 good reasons for 72% of estate agents to use text messages

Six weeks or so ago, I kicked off a poll asking one question: how many of you are using SMS text messages to send out details of property matches.
07
May
2010

Someone was up late :o)

The Modern Estate Agent blog will be back next week.
06
May
2010

A big day for all

There's only one topic of interest in the UK today, so I'll keep this short and leave you to it.