What do these three topics have in common? Not that much really but if you are in business and/or involved in the real estate market they all can have an impact on you in one way or another!
Attorney’s and Website Marketing
The first article is focused on law firms and the fact that while many have websites, many more still do not.
When searching for an attorney or anything else on the internet, what is the first thing that many of us do?
If you’re like me it’s to look for a website in order to learn more about an attorney or a business who may have been recommended.
Without a website many consumers may pass you by and, for those who do have a website is it effectively presenting your firm in the most complimentary and productive way?
‘Pump Up Your Law Firm Website’
‘Your law firm website is the core of your marketing efforts. Yet it’s easy to take it for granted. We know how it goes — you spend time and trouble getting it to work like you want, and then you move on to more urgent things. But, really, constant attention is needed to keep your website working for you…’
Read the entire article at Attorney at Work here.
What’s your biggest fear? Is it public speaking?
For many it is even coming in on the list as more frightening than death!
Here are a couple of tips to help get over that fear.
‘Speaking in public: two errors that lead to fear’
‘1. You believe that you are being actively judged
2. You believe that the subject of the talk is you
When you stand up to give a speech, there’s a temptation to believe that the audience is actually interested in you.
This just isn’t true. (Or if it is, it doesn’t benefit you to think that it is).
You are not being judged, the value of what you are bringing to the audience is being judged. The topic of the talk isn’t you, the topic of the talk is the audience, and specifically, how they can use your experience and knowledge to achieve their objectives…’ Read the rest of the article at Seth’s Blog here.
Foreclosures to take even more time……….?
If you live, work or practice real estate law in New York State you wouldn’t believe that this could be possible with the current time to foreclose measured in years and not days!
But it may be!
‘QM Rule Could Extend Foreclosure Timelines’
‘Investors and servicers should expect longer liquidation timelines on qualified mortgages that go into default, according to Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services…’ Read the rest of the article at National Mortgage News here.