Victoria and Sooke Real Estate Photographer: Jason van der Valk

One of the many things that I believe sets me apart from other REALTORS® is that I am very concerned with the visual presentation of a property to discerning buyers. With so many properties on the market these days, it is crucial that my listings stand out and are presented in the best way possibleContinue reading “Victoria and Sooke Real Estate Photographer: Jason van der Valk”

Sociable! Book Launch in Victoria, BC

This Thursday, April 29th, 2010, Vancouver-based entrepreneur Stephen Jagger and professional sales trainer Shane Gibson will be at the Downtown Victoria Chapters store to launch their new book, Sociable! How Social Media is Turning Sales and Marketing Upside-Down. The event starts at 5:30 with a networking opportunity for social-media-curious businesspeople, and then a presentation fromContinue reading “Sociable! Book Launch in Victoria, BC”

Social Media, Web Marketing, and SEO Training In Victoria BC [Video]

I’m pleased to announce that I will be teaching web marketing and social media training in Victoria, BC starting next month. Reachd.com has approached me to be their Victoria instructor. The 3-hour classes are taught in the afternoon, and are ideal for anyone in any small business who wants to learn how to capitalize onContinue reading “Social Media, Web Marketing, and SEO Training In Victoria BC [Video]”

Tim Ayres at NAR Conference 2009 San Diego – Day 1 – Social Media and Gender Differences [Video]

Day 1 of the NAR Convention in San Diego was very productive – I saw two sessions today and unfortunately was shut out of a third due to it being full. The Introduction to Social Media session was great. As a REALTOR® who puts himself out there online using social media like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,Continue reading “Tim Ayres at NAR Conference 2009 San Diego – Day 1 – Social Media and Gender Differences [Video]”

Sooke Harbour Resort and Marina – Recreational Ownership Opportunities

Sooke Harbour Resort and Marina is a beautiful oceanside resort development located in the heart of Sooke, British Columbia. Sooke is a small seaside community on the southwest tip of Vancouver Island, about a 45-minute drive away from Victoria. The development was completed in 2006, and since then, 70% of the project has been sold.Continue reading “Sooke Harbour Resort and Marina – Recreational Ownership Opportunities”

Just Saying Hi On My Way To Westshore MLS Tour [VIDEO]

It’s been a while since I was on video! I went to the West Shore MLS tour in Colwood and Langford today and just thought I’d say hi to you through the video. I had one of my listings on the tour this week and got to see 10 other really nice places in LangfordContinue reading “Just Saying Hi On My Way To Westshore MLS Tour [VIDEO]”

Is The Election Campaign All About Branding and Buzzwords? [Video]

As a REALTOR®, I’m always taking notice of how other businesses market and brand themselves. I get inspiration for ideas from other people and businesses all the time. One thing I’ve noticed is that politicians in our current Federal election campaign have been all about branding and marketing their campaigns, rather than telling us whatContinue reading “Is The Election Campaign All About Branding and Buzzwords? [Video]”

Bell’s -er Campaign Might Be Confusing, But At Least It’s Grammatically Correct

Since I wrote about Bell’s confusing -er infused advertising campaign, it’s become one of the most searched-for, read, and commented-on posts I’ve ever done. I guess I wasn’t alone in my confusion or annoyance with that campaign. I have to wonder, however, if the same outfit that drummed up that campaign is involved with USContinue reading “Bell’s -er Campaign Might Be Confusing, But At Least It’s Grammatically Correct”

Bell’s New “ER” Ad Campaign is Confusing

Telecommunications giant Bell has recently ditched their two spokesbeavers, Gordon and Frank, in lieu of a slick new advertising campaign where everything is better. Their logo has been stripped down to just the Bell name in a slim blue typeface, and now every ad you see for them with any word containing the letters ‘er’Continue reading “Bell’s New “ER” Ad Campaign is Confusing”