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Hi all: I had the pleasure of hearing a business coach by the name of Brad Sugars speak last night. I have to admit I was not excited initially about sitting through a presentation that ultimately ended after 9:30 last night. But Brad Sugars was good. I'd like to share with you what he left us wi...
Good afternoon all! We're in the middle of full-blown Spring. That means sun one minute and rain the next. I wanted to tell you why I love working at The Legacy Group. If you're ever in the area, stop in. I've been fortunate to work at the Legacy Group since January of last year. I came from a sm...
Hi all: I hope you're enjoying your weekend! I was having breakfast/lunch at Denny's yesterday with one of my best friends and realtors. We talked about a myriad of things and then got around to the state of the market. One thought we touched on was pending listings. I told him I didn't think pen...
Hello all: I hope you're enjoying your day! At The Legacy Group, a lot of us loan officers have been meeting every Thursday with our President to learn about how we can thrive in this challenging time. Let's face it. Loan volume is expected to be 40% less than last year; it's now officially a pur...
Good morning! I hope you had a nice weekend! Where the heck is Ravensdale, Washington? That's where I live! My wife and I have lived in Ravensdale since 1993 now. Needless to say, we've seen some changes. First of all, Ravensdale is located in Southeast King County and backs up to the foothills o...
Hello all: I'm going to apologize in  advance to my fellow Active Rain colleague, Lori Cofer, as I'm blogging about my hometown, Pullman, Washington. I spent the first 18 years in Pullman, with the exception of when my father, a university professor, was on sabbatical for two years. I love my sma...
Good afternoon all! It's cold up here again with snow expected in the foothills. I wanted to tell you about Renton, WA. This city is definitely ahead of the curve! I am a relatively new member of the Renton Chamber of Commerce and have been attending the Business Development Committee meeting hel...
Good morning! I was thinking today about how social media can be a really effective part of anyone's business. Is it the be all end all that will take you to the next level? Probably not. It may but don't forget to measure before continuing. What works for one person may not work for another. Why...
Hi all: How are you? Fat and happy due to eating too much at Easter yesterday? I have just the solution to get you back on track. The following are 30 ways to promote your business. Enjoy! 1) Email all your contacts, let them know what you do and ask them to spread the word. 2) Use Craigslist cla...
Hi all: On this special day, I just wanted to wish all of you a Happy Easter. This is one of my favorite days of the year. Besides all the religious significance, this is a day for me that is all about the children. Where else can they get all dressed up and hunt for Easter eggs? My plans? We alw...

Paul McFadden

Pest Control, Seattle, WA.
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