I postpone reading the newspaper till evening because it’s not a good idea to drink wine with breakfast. My “local” paper, which underserves all of San Francisco, the East Bay, and the Peninsula down to and including Silicon Valley, is the East Bay Times. The Times is a glass-half-empty kind of paper. The irony of
Every year MyHusbandTheEngineer asks me what I want for Christmas. And every year I tell him I just want a TV I can operate. I now have four TVs and 10 remotes, and I can’t make any of them work. Why this should concern me when there’s hardly anything worth watching on TV is beside
Back again, fledglings! With all the squawk about Facebook (BTW, I love Mark and Priscilla Zuckerberg—they put their millions to charitable use), it’s time to focus on Twitter. And its 330 million users—potential eyeballs for your own great work. Remember: How long it took you to collect followers and engage with them on Facebook? And
You wrote a brilliant article or have an exciting product and you want to share it with movers and shakers. Or you need to bump sales of your book. Immediately. For free. And you have about 10 minutes in which to accomplish it. Twitter to the rescue! Here are the simple steps you would take
I recently read a disturbing article in the San Francisco Chronicle, which reported that over half the homes that sold in the Bay Area over the past year were not offered for sale on the Multiple Listing Service—they were private sales. A homeowner mentions that he plans to move, word carries, and before he knows
I’m thrilled to announce that my “Laugh Your Way to Real Estate Sales Success” made it to BookAuthority’s Best Real Estate Sales Books of All Times. As featured on CNN, Forbes and Inc – BookAuthority identifies and rates the best books in the world, based on public mentions, recommendations, ratings and sentiment.
I’m thrilled to announce that my audio book made it to BookAuthority’s Best Real Estate Audiobooks of All Times. As featured on CNN, Forbes and Inc – BookAuthority identifies and rates the best books in the world, based on public mentions, recommendations, ratings and sentiment. Thank you, Lauren McCullough, for your amazing narration! The print
I am excited to announce that my new book, How to Be a Gig Economy Real Estate Agent – For the Overworked, Underpaid, and Retirees, is now available on Amazon. Click here and choose “Look Inside” to read the Introduction and first chapter: https://amzn.to/2P7M7jW .
Let me ask you this question: Do you need a way into millions of minds, hearts, and pocketbooks? “My (Twitter) followers have helped me grab the attention of powerful influencers, got one of my stories 30,000 reads on the story-sharing site WattPad, and landed me a job at a publishing house.” -Daniel Parsons We writers
Several of my clients have said in the past, “Don’t ever mistake Cathy’s sweet demeanor for too nice.” Actually, sometimes I need to be reminded to be nice, and so I have a yellow sticky on my phone that says “BE NICE.” Because in the heat of the moment (and there are a lot of