Video: Networking to Improve Business

Lou Suski of Gaughan Companies/CORFAC International in Minneapolis talks about how networking with CORFAC Affiliates has improved his business.

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Technology for #CRE: CRM and Online Tools

The technology best practices sessions were the best attended workshops in recent memory. Gary Grochowski, SIOR of L. Mason Capitani/CORFAC International in Detroit, Susan Singer, CCIM of Bradford Real Estate Services/CORFAC International in Dallas and Todd Jacobek of Podolsky|Circle CORFAC International focused their presentation on CRM Software for the commercial real estate industry. They presented the CRM solutions their firms currently use, and led a […]

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Online Tools for Your Business

Why should you use social media for your business? Take a minute to watch this video – it will convince anyone in #CRE to start using it now. Phill Tomlinson (@AZPhill) used this to kick off the social media section of his Online Tools presentation last week, but it’s a small portion of what he talked about. Thanks to Phill for the link to the […]

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Does Social Media Help You Get Business?

Social media is here to stay, and it’s a great way to get news and stay connected. But, is it a great way to get business in CRE?  The News Funnel (@TNF_RE) posted 2 blogs this week that give some tips on how to make Social Media work effectively for you. Social networking has great potential to help you create a name for yourself too. […]

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PR for CRE in the Digital Age

Public Relations is always changing – it used to be enough if your press releases were in local publications, but in the digital age, if news isn’t online and showing up in Google, NewsFunnel, and Twitter, we all worry that noone is seeing it.  Real Estate Weekly (@RE_Weekly) had a great blog this week about how we can all work on our PR – Digital […]

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CORFAC Affiliates on YouTube

Here’s what a couple of CORFAC affiliates have been up to. Watch CORFAC videos on our YouTube channel – https://www.youtube.com/user/CORFACIntl.

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Is our Marketing Obsolete?

A group of CORFAC professionals met yesterday to discuss they way they market their firms – how they market their firms vs. how they market their agents, what they are doing to market online, and their conventional marketing activities. One of the subjects that came up – and comes up in a lot of marketing meetings – is how to know if you are using […]

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Social Media Marketing for your Small CRE Business

I  just read a blog by Cynthia Boris on Marketing Pilgrim about Small Businesses Using Social Media for Marketing.  This is something that comes up on CORFAC conference calls – is social media worth the time? My answer is yes – it’s a low cost way to get your brand out into the world.  For just minutes of your time every day, you can reach potential […]

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CRE Firms Should be Using Social Media

Social media is an inexpensive way to reach out to potential customers, the general public, and the CRE industry  – so why don’t you use it? Signing up for most social media, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and blogs, is free.  All it takes is a little time and effort, and you can start communicating directly with your audience. Here are a few reasons you […]

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CORFAC Networking and Education for Brokers

We are busy getting ready for the 2013 Fall Summit in Washington, D.C.  CORFAC holds two conferences a year to allow our members network and learn from each other – a great way for our network of affiliates to get together so that when they do business, they personally know the broker on the other end of the line. Jeff Graham, SIOR of King Industrial […]

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