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Mortgage Blogging 101 Presentation From MRev SF

May 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment

I just got back from Mortgage Revolution SF, where Naomi Trower and I gave a presentation on Social Media and Blogging Basics. Since Top of Mind Networks and I are in the process of building a comprehensive Mortgage Blogging Tutorial Page on, I thought I’d share the Slide Show from MRev. We’ll actually breeze […]

Mortgage Blog Content Project – Webinar Tues, May 4

April 29, 2010 by · 3 Comments

We launched a little mortgage content project about 6 weeks ago for the purpose of helping busy loan officers work together on developing a solid foundation of core information to populate into new blogs. Basically, everyone submitted a few articles to the cause, and we did the heavy lifting of organizing and editing. I sincerely […]

Be Where The Buyers Are – Write On High Traffic Real Estate Blogs

January 5, 2010 by · 3 Comments

Most borrowers starting their home buying related research online generally end up landing on a real estate agent’s top ranking blog or web site. If you’re in the purchase business game, it makes perfect sense to partner with agents that have high traffic sites which attract your target audience (Buyers). My Las Vegas mortgage relationship-based […]

NAMB West Presentation Follow Up – Partnering With Social Media Savvy Agents

December 30, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

I had the honor of representing mortgage bloggers at the recent NAMBWest Conference in Las Vegas a few weeks ago in front of 200 or so mortgage brokers with my friend Jason Berman. Unfortunately, Mark Green wasn’t able to make the trip to Vegas and share the stage with us due to an injury he […]

12 Days Of Christmas – Mortgage Edition

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Distractions and Shiny Objects – What's Your Vice?

November 19, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

Hi, My name is Mark, and I’m a dysfunctional blogger…. Well, not all of the time, but there are days that I’ll spend 8 hours looking at a computer with nothing to show for it. Sure, lots of emails and phone calls get addressed asap, todo lists are cleaned up, back links to my new […]

Mortgage Blogging 101 Webinar Promoted By NAMB

July 22, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

Mortgage Blogging: What’s In It for Me Anyhow? Wednesday, July 22, 2009 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT With the launch of the new blog that Mark Green and I are rolling out shortly for the National Association of Mortgage Brokers, we wanted to start a short series of webinars on mortgage blogging to help […]

Mortgage Blogging 101 – Questions and Answers

April 11, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

Questions and Answer from the Mortgage Blogging 101 webinar: _________ Q: I’ve heard video blogs are more effective? Video is a great way to reach a lot of people, especially if you are trying to educate your readers about something.  As long as the video and text is optimized for the search engines properly, you […]

How to Read 50 Articles in an Hour

April 5, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

Our clients and referral partners expect us to stay current on the trends and news that may have an impact on their decision to do business with us. Whether we like it or not, they are reading stuff in the papers, watching the news, or filling their heads with a constant stream of misinformation from […]