August: Technology

Help your agents effectively use technology to improve business practices.

Meeting Resources

  • August PowerPoint Presentation
  • August Google Slides Presentation
  • August National Data Talking Points

Learning Sprints

Our 15-minute learning sprints are hyper-focused on the skills agents need to succeed in real estate. Present a new lesson each week, or pick and choose the most relevant topic for your team.

Gain the AI Advantage

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the way we do business. Explore the transformative power of Chat GPT, a state-of-the-art conversational AI tool, and how it can elevate your real estate services to new heights.

Tech Trends: Tools for Real Estate Success

Explore a curated selection of apps that streamline operations, boost production, and equip agents with the tools needed for success in today’s fast-paced real estate market.

Cybersecurity

Investigate immediate actions agents can take to protect themselves and their clients online.

Agent Mastermind: Business Technology

Agents collaborate with their peers to identify business technology challenges and share solutions and best practices.

  • Note Taking Handout

Monthly Goal Setting

Setting goals regularly is linked to improved performance and success. Each month we guide agents through a quick exercise that helps them set and achieve a personal and professional goal.

  • Goal Setting Worksheet

Guest Speakers

Guest speakers share their industry expertise, present new perspectives, and provide useful connections. In addition, a new voice offering instruction adds value to your meetings.

Potential Speakers

  • IT Company
  • Agent, Broker, Manager, or Staff Member
  • Title Company
  • Real Estate Data Scientist (ex. The “Bowtie Economist,” Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D.)
  • Real Estate Technology Consultant
  • Local Board of REALTORS
  • Local Data Analyst
  • CE Course (1-hour elective)

Potential Speaker Topics

  • Wire Fraud
  • Email & Password Security
  • Online Safety
  • Technology Trends
  • Mobile Apps
  • Competing in a Digital Economy
  • Gathering and Leveraging Big Data
  • Social Media Account Security (account hacking or profile cloning and the difference between the two)

Spark Your Business

End your meeting on a positive note! The Spark Your Business marketing suggestions ensure the last thing agents remember from your meeting is that you gave them a simple tool to improve their business immediately.

National Beach Day

National Beach Day, August 30th, 2023 (Pop By)

Have a ball this summer! Create a small gift bag containing an inflatable beach ball, sunglasses, and a plastic pail and shovel. Attach the tag and your business card to the gift bag. Example tag available from Esty seller REdigitalassist.

Cheese Pizza Day TAG

National Cheese Pizza Day, September 5, 2023 (Pop By)

Any way you slice it, your referrals are #1. Give your SOI a gift bag containing ingredients to make a cheese pizza or a gift card to a local pizzeria. Attach a tag and your business card. Example tag available from Esty seller mMadeDesignCo.

Rain or Shine

Rain or Shine Pop By

Rain or shine, I’ve got your real estate needs covered. Make your SOI happy by delivering a small colorful umbrella and a pair of sunglasses.

Example tag available from Tidylady Printables. Use code SPARK10 for a 10% discount.

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National Food Bank Day, September 1, 2023 (Community Outreach)

Organize a food bank drive for your local pantry.

  • Reach out to your local food bank to find out how you can help for National Food Bank Day.
  • Determine when donations should be dropped off at your office or arrange to pick up donations at homes/offices on a specific date.
  • Many food banks also make it easy to run personalized online campaigns for monetary donations.
  • Leverage your social media platforms to request donations. Make sure to supply a list of items that can be accepted as well as instructions for drop off/pick up.
  • Send a series of emails to your past clients (announcement, reminder, instructions, thank you, etc.)
  • Thank donors with personalized notes or emails.
  • The benefit is that people like to do business with individuals that give back to the community!

A Look Ahead

September: Marketing Strategies

September focuses on marketing strategies. Agents will explore promoting their expertise through email campaigns, leveraging open-ended questions, and maximizing their social media presence.

Ignite your sales meetings.

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Sample Learning Sprint