Business Strategy blogs

04
Jun
2015

Quick email productivity tip

Use Outlook? Send the same sorts of emails over and over again? Heard of Quick Parts? Thought not...
14
Apr
2015

The biggest opportunity for letting agents in 2015? We review GoCardless

In 2012, the British Olympic cycling team ran rings around the competition using a concept called marginal gains. But how does that apply to property?
30
Oct
2011

Is buying a house as simple as buying a kettle?

There is a widely held belief in our industry that properties sell themselves. But is it just that agents need better sales skills?
10
Feb
2011

11 things Mary Portas can teach estate agents

There's little doubt, you have to be a brave or foolhardy business owner to get involved with a show like Mary Portas' Secret Shopper.
15
Nov
2010

The next big thing in estate agency

What a strong headline title for an article that is.
01
Nov
2010

Being a more useful estate agent

September and October was a bit erratic for this blog, but the aim is to resume normal service from this point forward.
30
Sep
2010

Protecting your estate agency database

Following the high profile news of an ex-Foxtons employee being sued on claims that they 'stole' large amounts of valuable property, vendor, landlord and tenancy information, data security is one of the hot topics of the moment.
16
Sep
2010

How irrational pricing models can work

Henry Yates (of EstateCreate fame) is one of those people with a knack for finding thought-provoking videos online. One of his tweets today was a link to another one.
10
Sep
2010

Making the most of the buying cycle

When I first met the chaps at Zoopla a year and a bit ago, they told me a bit about how they started out by targeting the first steps of house-hunters.
07
Sep
2010

Local market activity statistics for estate agents

When you're starting up an estate agency, expanding into new areas or just keeping an eye on an existing strategy, it pays to be well informed.
23
Aug
2010
22
Jul
2010

Why how-to guides are good for business

The Young London property management agency in Central London is a company with an approach I really admire.
08
Jul
2010

Estate agency software for Macs

Now and again, we'll be speaking to a prospective customer and, at the last second, they'll drop into the conversation that they use Macs rather than PCs.
30
Jun
2010

The art of persuasion

I finally managed to get a chance to catch up on some of the blogs I subscribe to this weekend - one of them well worth sharing.
25
Jun
2010
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