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An Important Message From Mark Green

September 15, 2010 by · 36 Comments

There is a malicious, horrible email circulating about me and Top of Mind Networks.  Please know that these horrible things are not true. Over the past several months, someone has been trying to hurt me and my family – I honestly do not know why.  It all started on July 2nd, and that evening I […]

Why I've Committed to Mortgage Blogging

October 25, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

Okay, so my buddy Mark Madsen has been an avid mortgage blogger for the better part of three years.  For two of those years, I’d get a weekly phone call or email saying “Dude, you’ve gotta get on board”.  And for two years I resisted.  It just seemed like a waste of time.  But finally […]

Replay: Mortgage Blogging – What's In It For Me?

July 27, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

If you’re on the fence about mortgage blogging, the following video will help answer the question:  What’s In It For Me?  We focused on “Googleability”.  In other words: 1)  Are you being found online?  Trust me, your referral sources and prospects are checking you out via Google before they decide to do business with you. 2)  […]

Mortgage Revolution Video

May 31, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

As I write this post, there’s a grass roots movement taking place in the mortgage industry. The 2009 Super Bowl of all things mortgage is quietly under construction.  It’s a revolution and in fact, it’s ”The Mortgage Revolution”.  A group of 14, incited to action by the vision of Mark Green, diverse, able, motivated, desirous of change and just inquisitive enough to ask each […]

Mortgage Blogging 101 – Webinar Replay

April 13, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

Thanks again to Mark Madsen and Dan Green for sharing their blogging expertise with us.  These guys are at the top of their game.  During this one-hour webinar, Mark and Dan explain why blogging is such a powerful way to: Enhance your credibility in the eyes of clients and referral sources Become more “Google-able” Complement your […]

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 […]

A Quick Lesson In Google-Ability

April 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

About 15 minutes ago I posted an article at Bloodhound Blog.  It was an introspective look back at my former boss at, Chaz Berman. Just for fun, I just did a Google Search for Chaz Berman.  And here’s the result (sorry for the poor reproduction quality).  My blog entry ranks #7 on Chaz Berman 15 minutes […]

I'm Live at Bloodhound Blog!

March 7, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

Here’s what you need to know about Bloodhound Blog: You’ll learn more there about Web 2.0 than anywhere else. It will take about 3 or 4 weeks to start “getting it”. Once you start “getting it”, you’ll begin helping others “get it”, thus establishing yourself as an authority figure and trusted advisor. And ideally, you’ll […]

"Negativity ROCKS!"

January 17, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

My Saturday a.m.:  cup o’ java, bowl o’ oatmeal, and a 30-minute Inman Connect NYC keynote by a guy named Gary Vaynerchuk.  Never heard of him?  That makes two of us. Invest ½ hour in yourself and watch the video at Blown Mortgage posted by Morgan Brown.  Find out why Gary loves seeing negativity in the marketplace.  […]

What You'll Find Here

January 3, 2009 by · 3 Comments

Quick reads. Ideas. A focus on execution, not just idle talk. Strategies that have worked and how. Strategies that have failed (at least by my standards) and why. Special Top of Mind Promotions. Sales Tactics…   and a lot more.   I’d like to thank Dustin Dempsey for creating this blog for us.  He’s done […]