Micah Olson, THE Effective Agent (EXP Realty)

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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
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You might want to rethink this whole approach.  Automation is great up to a point, but I think that getting an unsolicited video message after giving up my email address to look at listings on a web site would be too much of a good thing.  At some point, you have to start "banking human".

Apr 25, 2016 04:03 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
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Katerina has a good suggestion. And perhaps it's time for an official assistant

Apr 25, 2016 03:33 PM
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Katerina Gasset
Get It Done For Me Virtual Services - Wellington, FL
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Have you tried Zapier? It is a great way to create the shortcuts. I pay for the $20 a month program. I use it to save steps when people sign up for a webinar, I can tall Zapier to: when x signs up for gotowebinar, add x to gotowebinar and then add to my email list. It can do all sorts of things like that. 

I also have a virtual assistant team that can put the pieces together for you. Katerina 

Apr 25, 2016 12:19 PM
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John Mosier
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Micah Olson,  Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate BrokersNestor & Katerina Gasset   

I sat through a really great webinar with Ryan Melville showing integration of Follow UP Boss with Zapier.  I was totally blown away with the degree of automation that can be achieved.  Click here to watch

What you’ll learn:

  • How Ryan uses Smart Lists and time blocking to be able to follow up with over 100 leads in a 2 hour session
  • His ‘catch all’ smart list that guarantees no lead will ever slip through the cracks on him
  • His simple but effective tagging system
  • Why he chooses smart lists over task automation through action plans (Hint: it’s less clicks and makes tasks really MEAN something for him)
  • How he automates direct mail, moving leads to his website for listing alerts, and his sign call/listing info system
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Will Hamm
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Listen to Katherine suggestion.

Apr 28, 2016 02:07 AM
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Michael Jacobs
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The answer from Nestor & Katerina Gasset may help you and I suggest you re-think(or re-phrase) your response to the one you left to Patricia Kennedy.  

Apr 25, 2016 11:25 PM
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Jennifer Mackay
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This is why I have a one stop shop situation - I don't use TP anymore (it's been years) and everything I have works seemlessly!

There's an old adage - Less is More!

Apr 25, 2016 11:16 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
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Hire a techie as an assistant or follow @katerinNestor & Katerina Gasset's advice. 

Apr 25, 2016 07:16 PM
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Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
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Nestor & Katerina Gasset  Katerina is on it!

Apr 25, 2016 01:30 PM
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parked and reading

Apr 25, 2016 09:50 AM
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Bob Crane
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They say this is a people business, and with that in mind, you also may have to consider that a person may need to coordinate these transitions.

I would suggest hiring an assistant who can be trained to do an excellent job of making sure these leads are handled properly.

Apr 25, 2016 07:36 AM
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Apr 25, 2016 11:28 PM
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Susan Laxson CRS
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Parked and reading the responses.

Apr 25, 2016 10:35 PM
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Nina Hollander
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 I don't believe there is a one size fits all solution here.

Apr 25, 2016 10:22 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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Micah Olson well, search from Virtual Assistants on Leaderboard - and you'll find someone for sure.

Apr 25, 2016 01:19 PM
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Diana Zaccaro
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This is way above my pay grade but good luck!

 

Apr 25, 2016 12:32 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
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Go to your BombBomb people and ask them about some resources. This is the type of business they do.

Apr 25, 2016 12:16 PM
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Micah Olson
EXP Realty - Orem, UT
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Really makes me wihs I knew a programer that I could have develop a system for lead flow, that can handle any auto follow up schedul I want, and also send it to the major CRM's at the same time....  Then market it to agents!  :)

Apr 25, 2016 08:41 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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I recommend getting a contractor, maybe from Fiverr.  Joy Bender has had good luck with them doing simple tasks.

Apr 25, 2016 08:36 AM
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Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
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Hi Micah - I have been unable to find anyone willing to allow a video imbed in an e-mail. I was told that it was a very dangerous practice from a cyber-security perspective.

Apr 25, 2016 07:04 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
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I'm sure there is. I don't know of anyone that will do that. Did you ask BombBomb?

CRM management?

Apr 25, 2016 05:09 AM
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Sam Shueh
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Big brokerages hire assistants to filter through and give REAL LEADS to agents as incentives to stay with them.  This online leads does not work there.

Apr 25, 2016 04:48 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
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Lots of quality code jockeys on Craigslist.

I would advise getting rid of the elephant and finding something that can dance.

VideoSpike and Timerspike would be places to look.

Apr 25, 2016 04:25 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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You may be able to find a geeg somewhere, but I would definitely look over their shoulder so you never have to have another person do it for you. I might even video tape the procedure.

Apr 25, 2016 04:18 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I wish I knew someone, Micah.  You need to find someone that can handle API's and can do some creative programming.

Apr 25, 2016 03:47 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Micah,

Have you called Top Producer?  A

Apr 25, 2016 02:10 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Wow - interesting process question - parked and reading what others have to say

Apr 25, 2016 01:48 AM