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Services for Real Estate Pros - Marte Cliff Copywriting
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In the midst of all this uncertainty, I thought it was time for a bit of fun. So, when I came across these poems in one of my folders, I had to share...An Irish blessing -May those who love us...May those who love us, love us; And for those who don't love us, May God turn their hearts;And if He d...
03/16/2020
It happened again last week – “real” mail from a legitimate sender went directly to my junk mail – not once, but twice.When I open Thunderbird in the morning, all the mail that came in during the night makes its way to my inbox. I see a message saying something like “downloading message 3 of 45.”...
03/15/2020
Words of wisdom from Beth and Richard WItt.  I will add: "Live with gratitude." Instead of complaining, look around you and say "Thank you."    1. Friendship is not about who you spend the most time with, it's about who you have the best time with.     2. Focus on what matters and let go of what ...
03/13/2020
Tonight I was looking through old blog posts on my blog at copybymarte.com, and I came across "September is Realtor Safety Month."It reminded me of the risks you take every day, and it reminded me that EVERY month should be Realtor Safety Month. This post is a year and a half old, but the message...
03/06/2020
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A few times recently, I’ve read that it’s best to list a house on Thursday.According to the article writers, a house listed on Thursday will sell faster than a house listed any other day of the week.No one has stated how they came to this conclusion. Did they find 3 or 4 identical houses in the s...
03/01/2020
If you've read Dr. Seuss, you know there's a lot to be learned from his books - and not just for children. One of my favorites is "Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?" It's good to think about that now and then. But today I'm thinking of a whole different topic - what we can learn from Dr. Seu...
02/25/2020
It happened again last week… a gentleman called and left a message asking me to return his call. But I didn’t, and I never will.Why? Because I can’t determine what his phone number is.I think I got the first few numbers, but the last couple were garbled. In addition, my telephone either didn’t ca...
02/21/2020
You’ve no doubt been reminded now and then about the power of sending hand-written thank you notes.Hardly anyone sends hand-written notes of any kind, so your thank you notes stand out in the postal mail. They’re so rare that back when I had a real estate agency, I even got thank you notes for my...
02/16/2020
This morning I started looking back through quotes I’ve collected, and I found this bit of wisdom:"90% of marketing doesn’t work because it doesn’t get done." Neil Bradman It reminded me of someone I worked with once upon a time. He came into the office and found me typing prospecting letters. (Y...
02/08/2020
 For many, both real estate sales people and their clients, English is a second (or 3rd or 4th) language. I have great admiration for those who can master it and communicate clearly. Judging by how many who were born in the U.S. can’t manage it, it’s truly an outstanding accomplishment.These folk...
02/07/2020