Book provides tips to jumpstart real estate careers

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December 21, 2015

WAUKESHA, Wis. — OnCourse Learning recently published “5 Minutes to Jumpstarting Your Real Estate Career” by award-winning Realtor John D. Mayfield, MRE.

This practical guide provides quick tips based on Mayfield’s tried-and-true methods to increase real estate sales or to revive a real estate agent’s lackluster sales record. Mayfield discusses, in simple terms, how to:

  • Clarify and develop your personal brand.
  • Expand your sphere of influence in the most productive manner.
  • Add enlightening detail to sales presentations.
  • Use online marketing to enhance your reputation.
  • Give open houses that generate more business.

“From apps that can revolutionize the way you do business to effective prospecting techniques, this book will provide the tools necessary for achieving success as a real estate professional,” said Mayfield, a past national director for the National Association of REALTORS®.

Chapters include: Developing a Business Plan for Today’s Real Estate Agent, Create a Niche to Help Build Your Brand and Developing a Referral Network That Pays Big Dividends.

“5 Minutes to Jumpstarting Your Real Estate Career” is the next installment of Mayfield’s “5 Minutes to” series, including “5 Minutes to a Great Real Estate Letter” and “5 Minutes to Maximizing Real Estate Technology.”

Visit “5 Minutes to Jumpstarting Your Real Estate Career” for more information.

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