Cedarburg Local Business Forum

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Consultants, Were Do You Start When Building a Commissioned Referral Network?
Asked by Peter, New London, NH on Jun 27, 2017 • Tagged in Offline
    Brian Erlichman from Telecom Fitness, Inc.
    Cedarburg Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    I do not believe you can be part of a "commissioned referral network" if you are a true consultant (as opposed to a consultative salesperson, which means you're... (more)

Realtors, Do You Send "Thank You" Cards to Your Past Clients?
Asked by Jaretta, Ashburn, VA on Jun 07, 2017 • Tagged in Customer Relationship

Do you send "thank you" cards to your past clients?

    Kim Peterson from Realty Executives Integrity
    Cedarburg Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, June 8, 2017

    I do a thank you card with a gift at closing. Then they get added to my mailing list for a baseball and football schedule plus a full sized year end calendar.

When You Sell Your House, Is the Agent More Important to You or a Brokerage the Agent Belongs To?
Asked by Tatyana, Johns Creek, GA on Jun 01, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

*This question is for market research purposes, it is not a sales soliciation.

    Kim Peterson from Realty Executives Integrity
    Cedarburg Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, June 8, 2017

    I would absolutely say the agent. The company is doing very little to get your home sold, its mainly the agent out hustling to get it done.

Realtors, Have You Used Any Qualified Lead Systems With Success?
Asked by Magda, Weston, FL on May 16, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

This question is specifically for Realtors. I have received many many calls and emails from businesses offering qualified leads. Social media, websites, SEO, etc.... (more)

    Kim Peterson from Realty Executives Integrity
    Cedarburg Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    I purchase buyer leads from zillow/trulia and realtor.com and have had pretty good ROI on the investment.

How Often Do You Update/ Upgrade Your Website?
Asked by Lois, Morristown, NJ on Apr 11, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

As a fitness professional, how often to you update your website?

    Jim Esten from No Bounds, LLC
    Cedarburg Area • 19 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    That depends an awful lot on what you actually offer. Our gym does performance training, adult boot camps and wellness programs including yoga, meditation and... (more)

How likely are you to recommend Stripe to other businesses?
Asked by Stripe on Jan 25, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
Alignable members are weighing in with their opinions on Stripe. Have you rated Stripe yet? Add your rating and then check out other member's opinions and share your... (more)
    Remig Raffanti from rSquare Design Studio
    Cedarburg Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Reviewed on Tuesday, February 28, 2017

    I've used other payment processing platforms for my clients but having experienced Stripe - I now exclusively offer Stripe to all my clients. It is by far the best... (more)

How Do You Call Attention To What Makes Your Business Special?
Asked by Nancy, Thiensville, WI on Feb 18, 2017 • Tagged in Research

We want customers to know we are something special. We have new customers come in and they often say that they did not know we sold so many gifts. How can we get... (more)

    Priscilla Wood from i2iSEOConsulting
    7 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, February 20, 2017

    Replace "we" for "you", this will set you apart almost immediately since most businesses tend to talk about themselves, we do this, we do that, we've been in... (more)

Does Anyone Have Any Experience Creating ebooks For All Operating Systems or iOS?
Asked by Ronald, Spring, TX on Oct 30, 2016 • Tagged in Where to Start

I'm looking to learn more about how to create an ebook for all types of devices: iPad, iPhone, Android, tablets, laptops, and desktops.

    Janis Friesler from Assisting Authors Online
    Cedarburg Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, November 2, 2016

    I format eBooks for Kindle and for Apple, etc. I also format in fixed- layout for eBooks and read-along multimedia with highlighting. You don't need special... (more)