First Time Home Buyers Book

Finally, I’m not a ghost!  While I’ve ghost written several books, I’m pleased to announce a book of my own for Turner Publishing Company that presents tips for first time home buyers.  The title is “70 Things First-time Home Buyers Need to Know.”  It’s detailed, taking the first time buyer from the decision to rent or buy, through the search for properties, then through the steps and documents in the transaction.

The book was released September 28th, and is available for sale at Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble,  and Borders.com.

Recently Completed Book – Money-Making Online Networking

This was a ghost writing project for a work-at-home online money making guru.  His concepts have resulted in hundreds of highly successful work-at-home entrepreneurs who built online social networking sites to sell products, services and advertising.

It’s nuts and bolts instruction in setting up a network, growing membership, and using the content produced by those members to grow the site and get good search engine exposure.  From there it’s just a matter of placing products and services related to the network’s key theme up for sale.

Recently Completed Book – Credit Repair

A ghost writing project I completed recently involved a book for a credit repair expert.  In this book the consumer gets an education in how the credit reporting system and agencies work, and how to improve and maintain their credit scores and histories.

As the consumer isn’t the paying customer of Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, it’s not their interests at the top of those businesses’ importance pile.  This book takes the “take care of yourself” approach.

Business Management and Growth Articles

When it comes to entrepreneurship, starting, growing and managing a business, I’ve done it several times.  I’ve been my own boss my entire adult life.  Writing about business and how make it successfully are my specialty.

Whether it’s starting up, customer development, marketing, advertising, technology, and so much more, get a thorough look at my knowledge and writing ability by checking out the many articles I’ve placed (all are mine) at the About.com site.

Technology Articles for Realtors

Agent Direct News, a print publication with more than 100,000 Realtor subscribers, also has a subscription only online version of their articles.  I am a regular monthly contributor to this newspaper.  Articles are around 800 words and are intended to help Realtors to embrace new technology and use it to help them be more successful.

Here’s a link to one of the article’s text.

E-Marketing – Email or Blog

Realtor Magazine, with a circulation of more than 1.2 million Realtor readers, asked me to do an article for both print and online concerning the decision of whether to use email and newsletters or a blog for real estate marketing and ongoing client communication.

I have extensive experience doing both, and tried to present a balanced analysis, though I am very much in favor of the blogging method, with an email newsletter created from the blog’s posts.

Here’s the link to the story.

Technology and Real Estate – Intranets for Real Estate

With a circulation of more than 1.2 million readers, Realtor Magazine is quite careful in their editorial acceptance and writing policy. I am gratified to have been asked to contribute two articles to their Tech@Work feature column in the past. One is the use of an intranet in the management of a real estate brokerage.

Here’s the link to the online version.