home staging tips

How to Attract More ‘Ideal’ Realtors…

We think we’re pretty safe in saying that most new home stagers want to accept any work that comes their way. They might think that anyone with a pulse or a check book is a good prospect, right? Wrong for a number of reasons, but perhaps right because they will…

How to Make Your Client Testimonials or Case Studies Work for YOU!

Testimonials or case studies are called ‘social proof’ that promote you in your business. They are a great marketing tool to use in your website, in any marketing materials such as business card, post cards, flyers, You Tube videos and even your enewsletter. When I was recently coaching a home…

Celebrate Your Success To Get More Of It!

One of the tools that I use when I am coaching my clients is called the ‘Law of Celebration’. The law states that the more you celebrate the more you will attract situations, people, circumstances that make you joyful and happy. When you are celebrating you are FEELING good and…

Is it Time To Revisit Who Your Ideal Client Is?

It’s been my experience and observation in this business that your ‘Ideal Client’ will most likely change over time for one main reason: You have changed your business model so you have a new focus. Perhaps you have added or deleted some services. This is most likely because you have…

Growing THROUGH Adversity

Several of my coaching clients have been experiencing ‘adversity’ this month or aka ‘lessons’ and wanted some advice and support as to how to handle certain situations. I decided to reuse this Feature Article that I wrote some time ago because it captures what I shared with them… The Merriam-Webster…

Creating Presentations To Grow Your Business Workshop Vancouver BC

Are you ready to expand your marketing to include group talks to realtors and home owners but lack the confidence to try it? Dana J. Smithers, Canada’s Staging Guru has done 100s of professional presentations and knows that most people are naturally uncomfortable making presentations but, they can be taught!…

Want to know the latest trend to get you a 12% ROI when selling your home!

The cat got let out of the bag on a recent Canadian television show where Fanny Kiefer interviewed a well known garden designer Carson Arthur.She asked him about his up-and-coming show Critical Listing and whoops, it hasn’t even started filming yet for HGTV. Carson specializes in eco-friendly landscape designs. What…