RETI’s Recap of the 2018 NAR Conference in Boston!


The National Association of REALTORS Annual Conference is always one of the highlights of the year for many in the real estate industry. With amazing educational sessions, governance meetings, networking and more, it is definitely one of the premier events that most in the industry mark on their calendars each year. And this year it is in Boston!

So join RETI Team member Warren Dow as he gives his recap of all the biggest revelations, new tech findings and more!

Plus Warren is going to pull in a special mystery guest of a vendor who blows him away at the conference. So stay tuned and be sure to sign up/log on to the webinar to find out who that will be!

Wednesday, November 7th @ 3 PM EST
Instructor: Warren Dow
Special Guest:  ?, logon to find out 😉

Top Content Posting & Blogging Ideas for November 2018


Month Themes

  • Entrepreneurship Month
  • Lung Cancer Month
  • Military Family Month
  • PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month
  • Men’s Health Month
  • Aviation History Month
  • Child Safety Protection Month
  • International Drum Month
  • National Adoption Awareness Month
  • National Caregivers Appreciation Month
  • National Diabetes Awareness Month
  • National Epilepsy Month
  • National Model Railroad Month
  • National Novel Writing Month
  • Native American Heritage Month
  • Peanut Butter Lovers Month
  • Real Jewelry Month
  • National Sleep Comfort Month

Important Dates in November

Promotion Ideas

  • Movember for men’s health
  • Lung cancer charity walk
  • Host a food drive, those who donate get a coupon
  • Small Business Saturday promotions
  • November 15: Recycling drive
  • November 27: Donate proceeds to charity

Blogging Ideas

  • Thanksgiving recipes
  • Holiday gift guides
  • Black Friday survival guide or tricks
  • Winter prep guide
  • Tips for personal/business security
  • November 4: How to take advantage of that extra hour
  • November 27: Recommended Cyber Monday sites applicable to but not in competition with your business

Social Media Posting Ideas

  • Thankful campaigns
  • Share photos of customers/partners you’re thankful for
  • Thank veterans
  • November 24: Small Business Saturday discount codes

Social Media Success in Minutes RETI Webinar


Social Media is a key to generating business these days. But if you don’t know what you are doing, it can also be confusing and overwhelming.

In this session, RETI’s Craig Grant will teach not just how to do social media, but do it the right way and in just a few minutes a day!

In this session we will explore the science (why just a few minutes a day works & how to game the ever changing algorithms), psychology (who uses & excels on each social network) & time management skills and tools you need to be a powerhouse in social media and not have it overtake your day.

Wednesday, October 24th @ 3 PM EST
Instructor: Craig Grant

Finding Your Perfect Niche in Your Real Estate Market RETI Webinar


Whether you are a 20-year veteran or a newbie to the real estate business, it is hard standing out from the competition and carving out a real niche in your local market.

Just as the old saying goes, “There are Riches in the Niches”, RETI’s Amy Smythe-Harris will show you some proven strategies and techniques to help you carve out a niche that will help you succeed in your local real estate market.

Wednesday, October 17th @ 3 PM EST
Instructor: Amy Smythe-Harris
Special Guest: Jennifer Archambeault

How to Get Real Results from Your Email Campaigns RETI Webinar


Have you ever sent an AMAZING marketing email and gotten almost no response? One of those emails that a tiny fraction of your list opened, and maybe your Aunt Mildred clicked on? It’s OK, we’ve all been there – but don’t worry, this webinar is here to help.

In this course, we will show you the top 5 strategies you can implement to make sure your emails get opened, read, and most importantly, clicked on. We will cover:

  • The basic concepts about what makes people respond to emails
  • Strategies you can use to develop both ongoing email campaigns, as well as 1 time marketing messages
  • Tips for grouping your contacts to get the best engagement
  • “Tech” tricks to get into more inboxes, and stay out of that SPAM folder
  • How to make sense of your reports and statistics, including what numbers actually matter, and which you can disregard

PLUS – We’ll be offering a giveaway that everyone can implement to improve their business that same day… but you’ll have to show up to find out what it is!!

I can’t wait to share these powerful strategies to help you take your email marketing to the next level.

Wednesday, October 10th @ 3 PM EST
Instructor: Alex Camelio

Top Content Posting & Blogging Ideas for October 2018


Month Themes

  • Fire Prevention
  • LGBTQ History
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bullying
  • Energy
  • Down’s Syndrome
  • Customer Service Week (1st-5th)
  • Business Women’s Week (14th-20th)

Important Dates in September

  • 1st – World Vegetarian Day
  • 2nd – International Bacon Day
  • 2nd – VJ Day (WWII)
  • 3rd – Labor Day
  • 4th – National Taco Day
  • 5th – World Smile Day
  • 6th – Fight Procrastination Day
  • 6th – Read a Book Day
  • 7th – National Salami Day
  • 7th Neither Rain nor Snow Day
  • 8th – Indigenous Peoples’ Day
  • 8th – Columbus Day
  • 9th – Grandparents Day
  • 10th – National Cake Decorating Day
  • 11th – World Sight Day
  • 12th – Youth Day
  • 12th – National Video Games Day
  • 13th – Friday the 13th!!
  • 13th – Defy Superstition Day
  • 13th – Left Handers Day
  • 13th – Uncle Sam Day
  • 14th – National Cream-Filled Donut Day
  • 15th – Relaxation Day
  • 16th – National Boss’s Day
  • 17th – Citizenship Day
  • 17th – Constitution Day
  • 18th – Get to Know Your Customers Day
  • 18th – Yom Kippur (Jewish Day of Atonement begins at sundown)
  • 19th – World Humanitarian Day
  • 19th – International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • 20th – National Sweetest Day
  • 20th – National Pepperoni Pizza Day
  • 20th – National Punch Day
  • 21st – Senior Citizens Day
  • 21st – International Peace Day
  • 21st – Miniature Golf Day
  • 21st – World Gratitude Day
  • 22nd – Business Women’s Day
  • 22nd – International Rabbit Day
  • 22nd – National Hunting & Fishing Day
  • 22nd – Oktoberfest begins in Germany
  • 23rd – Autumn Equinox, Fall Begins
  • 23rd – Sukkot (Jewish holiday begins at sundown)
  • 24th – National Cherries Jubilee Day
  • 25th – National Comic Book Day
  • 25th – National Second Hand Clothing Day
  • 26th – National Pumpkin Day
  • 26th – Johnny Appleseed Day
  • 27th – Make a Difference Day
  • 28th – National Chocolate Day
  • 28th – National Good Neighbor Day
  • 28th – Native American Day
  • 29th – Confucius Day
  • 30th – National Candy Corn Day
  • 31st – Halloween

Promotion Ideas

  • Hand out reusable trick or treat bags with your logo on them
  • Come in and give feedback for a discount
  • October 8: Columbus Day specials
  • October 20: Sweet deals on Sweetness Day
  • October 26: Team up with a local farm stand for a pumpkin carving contest

Blogging Ideas

  • Change up the costume contest: have followers vote on the costume they want to see YOU wear
  • Fall bucket list
  • Fall survival guide
  • Fire prevention tips

Social Media Posting Ideas

  • Halloween costume contest
  • Trunk or treat for kids
  • October 6: Smiling customer Instagram campaign

RETI Real Estate Book Club Series – Part 5


  1. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini
  2. High Performance Habits: How Extraordinary People Become That Way by Brendon Burchard
  3. The Book of YES: The Ultimate Real Estate Agent Conversion Guide by Kevin Ward
  4. Your 1st Year in Real Estate by Dirk Zeller
  5. Winning Real Estate: 9 Secrets to Success from Leading Pros by Century 21 Real Estate LLC
  6. The Road To Recognition: The A-to-Z Guide to Personal Branding for Accelerating Your Professional Success in the Age of Digital Media by Seth Price & Barry Feldman
  7. E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber
  8. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
  9. 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
  10. The Five Dysfunction of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni

List Provided by RETI Contributor Brandon Doyle

RETI Real Estate Book Club Series – Part 4


  1. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
  2. Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant by Grover Gardner
  3. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
  4. Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
  5. Never Split The Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on it by Chris Voss
  6. Fanatical Prospecting: The Ultimate Guide for Starting Sales Conversations and Filling the Pipeline by Leveraging Social Selling, Telephone, E-Mail, and Cold Calling by Jeb Blount
  7. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcom Gladwell
  8. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
  9. Good to Great by Jim Collins
  10. Hacking Growth: How Today’s Fastest-Growing Companies Drive Breakout Success by Morgan Brown and Sean Ellis

List Provided by RETI Contributor Brandon Doyle