Carol Williams' Real Estate Marketing and Goal Setting Blog

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As a retired agent, broker/owner, and property manager my blog is a menagerie of wisdom and ramblings from my career and life in general.



I love Doug's approach.  Giving first can be very profitable. What is the key to great success ? Testimonials. Ah ! You are thinking ask people to write you testimonials and to get a lot of testimonials; a lot of 5 star Yelp reviews and Google + reviews. That will work but the key to great contin...
Here is a round-up of links to all my posts from last week, in case you want to catch up on some you missed: Wenatchee, WA: Consistently Making A Difference  "One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time."   Testimonial Tuesday: Maisy's Mirror -By Mimi Foster  "A reader lives a thousand li...
"My mind says I'm 30.  My hands say otherwise."-Carol WilliamsI'm trying to find the humor in the fact I need to use vice grips to get my bottle of Joint Juice open. This is no exaggeration.  I, literally, have to use vice grips to get the sealed lid off the Joint Juice. Why do they have to make ...
"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."-Carol Williams  Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore.  I'm always o...
"Doing the right thing is always the right thing to do."In the last few weeks, I have had 2 friends ask if they can pay me to help them sell their home.  I told them YES, I will help them but NO, they can't pay me.  Let me explain:  First, I am no longer a licensed agent so I can't accept compens...
"You know your driving is bad when the GPS says 'After 300 feet, stop and let me out!"In last weeks Throwback Thursday, I shared an old post from our personal blog about the challenges we experienced getting to England in the Fall of 2005. Today's Throwback is an entry made right after we got hom...
"You learn something new every day."Have you ever experienced having trouble "tagging" an AR member in a blog post?  I learned recently that if you don't Follow a person, you can't tag them in your own blog post. So, if tagging doesn't work check to be sure you are Following them.There is also a ...
"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies.  The man who never reads lives only one."-George R.R. Martin I take solo road trips fairly often and enjoy listening to audio books.  On my last road trip, I downloaded Mimi Foster's book Maisy's Mirror.  I'm not exactly sure how to describe it oth...
Here is a round-up of links to all my posts from last week, in case you want to catch up on some you missed:Signs of Spring In Central Washington  "Spring is nature's way of saying let's party." This Is What Happens... "Sh*t happens fast!"  Testimonial Tuesday: Ron's Birdhouses  "I love buying bi...
"One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time."  Last Thursday, April 19th Wenatchee Make a Difference Day leaders received the news that Wenatchee, Washington has once again received one of 13 National Make A Difference Day Awards. There were over 800 projects submitted in 2017 for consid...

Carol Williams

Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA
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