We are super excited to announce the planning for RESA's conference is underway. If you had the good fortune of attending the conference in January, you will recall what an amazing time we had. Next year in 2012, our goal is to put on an equally amazing conference.
If you did not attend the conference, visit our conference site to get a glimpse of what it was like. We have photos, slide shows and video that captured the essence of the convention.
If you would like to register for the conference and get early bird registration. You may visit the conference website directly as well www.RESAConvention.com
Based on the feedback from this years conference, we are looking for speakers on the following subjects:
|Based on the feedback from this years conference, we are looking for speakers on the following subjects:
How to build your own Inventory (furniture and accessories)
What to purchase
How to buy inventory and where to store
How to gain additional business/revenue:
How to get more staging business
Top 10 tips to reduce costs, increase profits
Who is making a profit and how they have a sustainable business
How to charge more
How to keep the business profitable
How to budget/forecast
How to cut costs
How to take your business to the next level
How and what tasks to delegate
Benefits of using a virtual assistant
How to optimize your time
System work flows
What are others charging
Financial strategies for expansion (specific to adding individuals):
How to add employees
How to orchestrate adding independent
Difference between contractors (1099's) and employees
Handling multiple employees/contractors
When to hire
Who to hire
How much do you pay them
When will you know it's time to bring on employees
What to avoid
How to refresh your brand
What works, what doesn't
Attracting the perfect client
Marketing on a budget
How to conduct seminars
Benjamin Moore color trends
How to create a look that captures buyers
Why neutral isn't always right
Staging large homes
Staging model homes
Dealing with the economic issues and convincing prospects
that staging works
Staying positive in a down market
How to deal with unethical stagers
How to deal with a difficult client
How to become a photo expert
Insight into "photo styling"
How to use social media effectively
Fresh blogging ideas
Fresh newsletter ideas
Hands on training (bring lap tops)
To be considered please submit:
Restrictions: Presentations that are "sales pitches" will be rejected. Presentations must give valuable information to attendees and not be oriented to sell your products or services.
Time Frames: Each speaker has 50 minutes to speak and 10 minutes for Q&A
Fees: Speakers will receive their conference ticket for free for speaking.
Deadline to Submit: July 30, 2011
2274 Partridge Dr.
Valley Springs, CA 95252or via email to Shell@RESA-HQ.org
Demo packets will not be returned. Previous years speakers do not have to submit speaker demos.
Author Bio: Melissa Marro, Home Staging Industry leader, Realtor, and entrepreneur offers a unique perspective on New Home Construction, Resale Residential Real Estate, and Home Staging
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For more information on buying or selling in the Fleming Island, Orange Park, or Jacksonville, area, visit StageListSellNEFL.com or call Melissa Marro (marro.melissa at gmail.com), Keller Williams First Coast Realty, for more information (904-466-2093).