Gary David Hall

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Are you driving your real estate business with a manual or an automatic?

Posted by Gary David Hall on May 19, 2017 9:42:37 AM

This blog post is the 1st in a series of 5 articles demonstrating the impact workflows can have on your real estate business.

"With workflows as part of your real estate CRM, you can automatically keep the day-to-day details of your operation humming smoothly, dramatically reducing stress and time spent on paperwork to free you up for more one-on-one interaction with your sphere of influence."

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Are You Making These 4 Time-Wasting CRM Mistakes?

Posted by Gary David Hall on Mar 1, 2017 10:45:00 AM

At its most basic level, the primary function of a real estate CRM is to save you time. And as a real estate agent, time is certainly something you could use more of!

Unfortunately, there are ways you can shoot yourself in the foot when using your real estate CRM. In this post, I’ll take you through four of the most common time-wasting CRM mistakes agents make...and how to fix them.

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The #1 Mistake made when Trialing CRM Software

Posted by Gary David Hall on Jul 5, 2016 5:27:21 PM

People make assumptions! That's it. The single biggest mistake made when researching CRMs is that people give up without confirming their incorrect assumptions.

Prior to my coming to Realvolve, someone who was trialing two CRMs asked me for some more choices. I had given him two to look at and he liked one better than the other. He asked me for another recommendation because the one he liked didn’t synch with Google. Problem was - it actually did sync with Google. He just never asked!

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One great automated touch for your clients!

Posted by Gary David Hall on Jun 30, 2016 9:49:24 AM

I'm always looking for something of high perceived value to email my clients and this fits that need perfectly. 

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Four Tips for Organizing Tags in your CRM

Posted by Gary David Hall on Jun 21, 2016 5:40:37 PM

It’s very easy to end up with hundreds of Tags with duplicates, typos and no clue what you meant to use them for when you added some of them in the first place. When you have a team, it can get worse. A lot worse.

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5 Simple Steps agents can take to finally stick with a real estate CRM

Posted by Gary David Hall on Jun 7, 2016 7:16:56 AM

“I really want to implement a real estate CRM in my business but I never seem to be able to stay with it.” 

You’re busy. You’re very busy. You know you need a CRM and you’ve started using one several times but after a few weeks you give up because you just can’t seem to get the time. Using it slows you down and that takes more time. Oh, and it seems like it’s going to take forever to learn! Sound familiar?

What I’m about to say is hardly rocket surgery but after 25+ years of teaching real estate CRMs, these are the most common stumbling blocks I’ve seen and how to overcome them.

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