Meeting Minutes: Sweat Equity

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Featured, Marketing 3 Comments

This post is part 3 of 6 detailing what my partner and I went over during our annual meeting this year.  The point of this meeting was to come up with a plan that will create a more consistent and profitable business for 2013. The items we covered in our meeting are listed below.  To view prior posts related to this series click on the link for that topic. Budget Sweet Spot Areas Sweat Equity Mail Campaigns Education SI Lead Manager …

Meeting Minutes: Sweet Spot Areas

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Featured 5 Comments

This post is part 2 of 6 detailing what my partner and I went over during our annual meeting this year.  The point of this meeting was to come up with a plan that will create a more consistent and profitable business for 2013. The items we covered in our meeting are listed below.  To view prior posts related to this series click on the link for that topic. Budget Sweet Spot Areas Sweat Equity Mail Campaigns Education SI Lead Manager …

Meeting Minutes: Budgeting (And VOTE FOR ME!)

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Featured, Marketing 9 Comments

****************************************************************************** First things first, it is time for the second annual REI Club, Best Real Estate Investing Blog contest!!! With the help of all you last year I managed to finish in 2nd place.  We actually almost pulled off the victory but got beaten by a final day surge for the winner.  So this year lets push for the top spot. If you like my blog and appreciate all that I share, head on over and vote…. —-> Vote Here <—- ****************************************************************************** “Narrowing …

Marketing Monday: I Spent How Much??!?!

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Featured, Marketing 5 Comments

Some where along the way I apparently lost track of how much money I was spending on my marketing campaigns.  I forgot about the dollars and only focused on the number of mailers I wanted to send out.  On average I was sending out about 750 letters per month which out paced my plan by about 250 per month. It’s good to get out more mailers for sure, but by deviating from my plan it has handcuffed me a little …

Last Week Was a Fun Week In New Jersey

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I’ll start out with saying that compared to other people in New Jersey, I had it easy last week.  My power went out on Monday morning, for the first time, two strides into my treadmill workout.  The power came back on 5 minutes later though so I took the opportunity to jump back on in hopes of getting a half hour of running in.  I must have been powering the house like a mouse on one of those wheels, because …