January 16, 2020

Eat & Learn: NabeWise’s Ann Montgomery on Consumers’ Demand for Neighborhood Information

While so many smart real estate folks realize the important of providing local lifestyle content to clients, a recent NabeWise consumer survey found that over 50% of people said that lack of neighborhood information was the #1 most difficult part of figuring out where to live. To dig deeper into this, NabeWise conducted a series of […]

Eat & Learn: Buyfolio.com’s Matt Daimler on Customer Engagement & Collaboration in the Digital Age.

  Announcing November’s Lucky Striker Social Media Club Dinner and Meeting. This month we’re fortunate to have Matt Daimler, from Buyfolio.com, whose topic will be learning how to trust & empower your customers to create stronger and more fruitful relationship with them.   “Buy-side brokers need to evolve their customer approach in an industry where […]

Eat & Learn: Gotham Photo Company’s Vince Collura on Getting an Emotional Response from Buyers

Real estate might be one of the largest financial decisions a person makes, but it’s often not just about practical or rational choices. More often than not, buying a new home is a gut-decision where emotions rule. At this month’s Lucky Striker Social Media Club dinner and meeting, Vince Collura from Gotham Photo Company will […]

[Eat & Learn] Creating a Memorable Brand with Eric Barron on Wednesday, July 13th

“YOU are your most valuable asset. Not what apartment you just sold or the company you work for.  YOU!  Your personality, your memorable personal brand! Let’s face it, you’re competing with tons of agents with great track records and experience.  Thus, it’s critical that you clearly and concisely bring YOU to life.  Whether you like it or not, you’re […]

[Video] Bill Lublin Succeeds by Showing LSSMCers How NOT to #fail

A wonderful presentation by Social Media Marketing Institute CEO, Bill Lublin, on the Top Five Ways to #Fail in Social Media. Here’s the full video of the speech. Add your favorite takeaways to the comments section below….

Eat & Learn: Social Media Maven Bill Lublin speaking at LSSMC dinner on June 8th

Want to learn the right way to do social media? Learn from the mistakes of others. (And have a great meal while you’re at it.) Announcing the June meeting of the Lucky Strikers Social Media Club. This month’s topic & speaker: 5 Ways to #Fail at Social Media We are fortunate to have one of the […]

The NYTimes focuses on the Fantastic Phil Faranda

This week’s Lucky Striker in the Spotlight is Phil Faranda of J. Philip Real Estate who was the main focus of a New York Times piece on the increasing tech savviness (and serve-iness) of quality real estate brokers. Here’s an excerpt: February 24, 2011 A For-Sale Sign With Brains By ELSA BRENNER IN 1996, when J. […]

The Bald Brothers Go Viral

Recently, LSSMC’s Patrick Healy and moi were featured in short videos now airing on n2k.tv. The web site is the brainchild of our bursting with energy brother-in-baldness, Eric Barron, and was created to help foster informal education among the brokerage community. Patrick gave an excellent take on how agents could better manage their expenses using such online […]

Balancing Act: LSSMC’s Hinricher Outlines a Plan for Mortgage Success

Yet  another informative piece by a Lucky Striker being featured in a national publication.This time, Ryan Hinricher of Investor Nation provides an excellent overview on creating a healthy balance of income streams in the mortgage business. Makes me wonder what the equivalent model would be on the real estate broker/agent side of the equation… Read […]

Gitter Goes Greek in National Arena

Lucky Striker Ron Gitter took the national stage today with his column in The Huffington Post. The Manhattan-based real estate attorney and author of the coopandcondo.com blog, provided an insightful overview of the “challenges du jour” that obstruct our journey towards economic recovery. We’ve excerpted part of the column below: The Real Estate Economy as […]