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Mar 29, 2018

Tom is a Marketing Mentor who started his first business at age 24 and has gone on to start and sell four others, taking two of them international. In that time he’s managed teams of over 100 people and annual revenue of more than 20 million.

These days Tom’s thing is “Leadsology: The Science of Being in Demand” which is a blended learning program that gives professional advisors a model for generating a flow of high-quality, inbound, new client enquiries into their businesses almost every week of the year.

Over 2000 business owners across 193 different industries and 4 continents have been through his programs and many have gone on to add millions to their earnings and their testimonials are available on his website

Tom’s work has been published in 27 countries and he’s also shared international speaking platforms with the likes of Michael Gerber of E-Myth fame, Richard Koch from the 80-20 Principle, Brian Tracy and many others.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Why Tom believes in “marketing for the invisible” and how it has worked for him
  • What makes an effective marketing message vs an ineffective marketing message
  • Tom’s “Sprint System” for generating quality leads quickly and easily
  • The “Just Show Up” marketing system and how it can work for you
  • Dog Personality vs. a Cat Personality and their roles in business
  • Why your lead generation system has to fit the personality of the person who owns that system
  • The importance of delegating to an assistant so you can focus on your business
  • Why you need to stick to milking cows instead of mice…An analogy worth learning…
  • Stop wasting time, how to use effective marketing to narrow your prospects and focus your efforts.
  • Try Tom’s Five Hour Challenge that will generate 5 leads for you within 5 days

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Mar 27, 2018

Joy Gendusa is an entrepreneur, business owner, author, established speaker and philanthropist. She is the Founder and CEO of PostcardMania, a rapidly expanding marketing company specializing in lead generation for small to large-sized businesses. With only a phone, a computer and postcard marketing, Joy grew PostcardMania from a startup into an industry leader generating more than $49 million in annual revenue and employing more than 200 people in the Tampa Bay, FL area.

As a business leader, Joy has been awarded the Tampa Bay CEO of the Year, Entrepreneur BusinessWoman of the Year in Tampa Bay, and twice been an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist. Her company, PostcardMania, has been named to the Inc. 500 and the Inc. 5000 lists and has helped over 73,000 small businesses with their marketing.

You can request free postcard samples from Joy’s company, PostcardMania, or connect with Joy by emailing Joy.Gendusa@PostcardMania.com

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Everywhere Small Business: PostcardMania’s direct mail service that adds a call tracking number, mail tracking code, a Google component, and a Facebook component
  • Why showing people your message on multiple fronts is far more effective than traditional direct mail could ever be
  • How to get 1000 free postcards to send
  • Retargeting: what happens when you see a product online (like on Amazon, for example) and then start seeing ads for that all over the internet
  • How retargeting legitimizes your business in a way that just sending out postcards never could
  • Industries beyond real estate that can utilize this
  • Why 95% of people that are interested in what it says on your postcard are going to go to your website before they take action
  • Why 96% of the people that go to your website are going to leave without doing anything
  • How retargeting can boost your response up to 400%
  • Why 76% of customers that use Everywhere Small Business reorder

Resources:

  • REInvestorSummit.com/Everywhere
  • REInvestorSummit.com/RoundupReport
  • REInvestorSummit.com/Groupcoaching
  • REInvestorsummit.com/capital
  • REInvestorSummit.com/skiptrace
  • REInvestorSummit.com/coaching
Mar 22, 2018

Vikki Claflin is an international best-selling author, humor blogger, and inspirational public speaker. She lives in Hood River, OR, where she writes the award-winning humor blog Laugh Lines: Humorous Thoughts and Advice on How to Live Young When You’re…well…Not, where she doles out irreverent advice on marriage, offers humorous how-to lists galore, and shares her most embarrassing midlife moments.

Vikki is the author of four humor books. Her most recent is titled “I Think My Guardian Angel Drinks,” where she explores the hilarious side of aging in a society that worships youth. She also speaks to groups & organizations around the U.S. about the funny side of living with Parkinson’s Disease.

Vikki has been featured on the Michael J. Fox Foundation website, Erma Bombeck’s Writer’s Workshop, The Huffington Post, Scary Mommy, Midlife Boulevard, Better After 50, and Funny Times Magazine. She received a BlogHer14 “Voices of the Year” Humor award, and has been a featured guest on over 40 radio programs throughout the US and Canada.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Vikki’s book: “Shake, Rattle & Roll With It: Living and Laughing with Parkinson’s”
  • Her personal battle and family history with Parkinson’s
  • Why she tried (and succeeded) to find humor in the disease and how that turned into the book
  • The impact the book has had on readers (including Mitch’s wife) and the stories she’s heard from those readers about how their lives have been profoundly changed for the better because of it
  • Vikki’s “pole dancing” story that is by the far the most popular story from the book
  • Learning to let go and laugh at yourself as a person with Parkinson’s
  • What is actually known about the causes of Parkinson’s
  • Why the lessons in Vikki’s book are applicable for so many problems — not just Parkinson’s
  • Working around Parkinson’s and learning to live with joy in your life
  • Why being diagnosed with Parkinson’s doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t do what you love
  • Why you’ll never run out of material you when you learn to laugh at yourself

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Mar 20, 2018

Mitch Stephen has been a self-employed RE investor for 20+ years. His real estate investing career started at the age of 23 when he read “Nothing Down” by Robert Allen.

REAL ESTATE INVESTOR: Mitch, together with his wife, Tommi, and his daughter, Shannon purchased their fair share of local houses. Their company, Independence Day, Inc., has bought and sold over 1,500 properties in and about San Antonio, Tx since 1996. This company specializes in buying distressed properties with OPM and the selling of those owner financed properties.

AUTHOR:
Mitch is the author 3 books:

MY LIFE & 1,000 HOUSES:
Failing Forward to Financial Freedom

MY LIFE & 1,000 HOUSES:
200+ Ways to Find Bargain Properties

My Life & 1,000 Houses
The Art of Owner Financing

For more info about these books go to http://1000houses.com/the-book/

EDUCATOR:
Mitch offers Online Education, Group Coaching, and one-on-one Mentorships as it relates to all the aspects of Owner Financing and owner financed properties.

Mitch forged the creation of a mass texting software, LiveComm.com to help solve problems that arise when you get numerous calls from bandit signs and other advertising efforts to sell your houses.

The main reason Mitch wanted this system was to reduce the number of calls from potential buyers (that asked the same questions over and over) to a group of the most qualified buyers, saving time for the sales team. This solves that and much more to streamline your selling process.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Doing one thing really well and not stretching yourself too thin
  • Focusing on a business and getting it to a point where it can run without you before trying to do something else
  • Why your secondary business(es) need to relate to your core business
  • How Mitch got his house buying and selling business so that it worked without him
  • Turning his problem of having more private money than he knew what to do with into a hard money loaning business (and how that business runs without him too)
  • The education business Mitch started after no longer being in the day-to-day of those two companies
  • Mitch’s boat storage business that is yet another stream of income
  • How he turned his travel expenses into a travel business
  • LiveComm: Mitch’s business for handling calls and mass texting
  • Why becoming an expert in one things and creating as many businesses as you can that relate to that one thing is the key for multiple streams of income that actually work

Resources:

Mar 15, 2018

Ed Guerrero was born and raised in San Antonio. He graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1987 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, majoring in both Accounting and Finance. Ed’s experience includes over 26 years in areas like accounting, auditing, and technology. He became a Certified Public Accountant in 1989. He is also an entrepreneur that owns 12 other affiliated companies. Ed’s interests include Taxation, Finance, Real Estate Investment, and Technology.

During the Last 10 years, Ed has built a CPA practice which now includes over 3,700 clients. Based on each client’s unique situation, he offers the following services: accounting, taxation, IRS representation and technology. His practice employs 20 full-time and 5 part-time personnel. His practice is one of the fastest CPA firms growing in San Antonio at a 65% growth rate in revenue each year. About 80 times a year, Ed speaks about tax strategies and keeping the books to organizations such as UTSA, SBDC, ACCION, Various Chamber of Commerce and Real Estate Associations. Also, by hosting monthly luncheons and dinners for small business owners, Ed had been very successful in providing proactive tax strategies. He coaches and teaches new methods of Accounting, Taxation, Wealth Building, and Tax Strategies.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Ed’s weekly radio show where he answers tax questions
  • Being proactive instead of reactive with your tax planning
  • Why taxes are not what you have to pay but what you want to pay
  • The changes to the deduction process that will impact the taxes you pay, especially if you’re a family with a lot of kids
  • Why home equity loan interest can no longer be deducted under the new law
  • Why the tax changes are much better on the business side than the personal side
  • The huge tax reduction that makes C corps a great opportunity and a tax strategy to capitalize on this strategy
  • The reduction on passthrough income
  • Turning personal expenses into business expenses
  • Why your kids can work in your business at any age
  • Why you’re throwing money away if you don’t own a business
  • Passive vs active real estate investing and the tax benefits active investing gives you
  • How to get Ed’s free tax analysis

Resources:

Mar 13, 2018

Ryan Enk is a small business owner, entrepreneur, and successful real estate investor. He lives in Louisiana with his wife and 5 boys. The purpose of this blog is to help others learn how to pursue “Return To Life” Investing. RTL investing.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Why RVs are a great opportunity to create a very quick producing, high cash flow business even if you have no money or no credit
  • Owner financing: why 25% of the market is willing to owner finance their RV
  • What causes RV owners to be willing to sell their RVs so cheaply
  • Ryan’s rolling real estate formula you can use to start your own real estate business
  • The screening process for deciding if someone should be able to rent an RV or not
  • Why renter damage isn’t really a problem even for the most profitable people in this industry
  • How Ryan is able to make over $100,000 a year on just five units
  • The RV ROI calculator: a game changing tool for determining how much can be made with RVs
  • The rolling real estate six-figure society: the $1,000 giveaways Ryan gives his students monthly when they complete certain tasks
  • Some of the added benefits of an RV rental business

Resources:

Mar 8, 2018

Mitch Stephen has been a self-employed RE investor for 20+ years. His real estate investing career started at the age of 23 when he read “Nothing Down” by Robert Allen.

REAL ESTATE INVESTOR: Mitch, together with his wife, Tommi, and his daughter, Shannon purchased their fair share of local houses. Their company, Independence Day, Inc., has bought and sold over 1,500 properties in and about San Antonio, Tx since 1996. This company specializes in buying distressed properties with OPM and the selling of those owner financed properties.

AUTHOR:
Mitch is the author 3 books:

MY LIFE & 1,000 HOUSES:
Failing Forward to Financial Freedom

MY LIFE & 1,000 HOUSES:
200+ Ways to Find Bargain Properties

My Life & 1,000 Houses
The Art of Owner Financing

For more info about these books go to http://1000houses.com/the-book/

EDUCATOR:
Mitch offers Online Education, Group Coaching, and one-on-one Mentorships as it relates to all the aspects of Owner Financing and owner financed properties.

Mitch forged the creation of a mass texting software, LiveComm.com to help solve problems that arise when you get numerous calls from bandit signs and other advertising efforts to sell your houses.

The main reason Mitch wanted this system was to reduce the number of calls from potential buyers (that asked the same questions over and over) to a group of the most qualified buyers, saving time for the sales team. This solves that and much more to streamline your selling process.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Mitch’s group coaching: a great option if you can’t afford his one-on-one coaching
  • Why he’ll never sub the group coaching out to anyone else
  • Every question gets answered: why there’s no time limit each week
  • What the regular attendees get out of the coaching that those who show up less frequently miss out on
  • Some of the common topics that discussed from week to week
  • Why it’s easier to learn when working through the real-life situations people bring to the table during these sessions than hypothetical scenarios
  • The 200 archived Q&A’s that you’ll get instant access to when you sign up for the group coaching
  • The process where members get advice from Mitch, apply it, and come back the week later to see if it worked and if anything needs to be adjusted
  • The social proof you will get from seeing other people doing deals and getting money that will build confidence in your own prospects
  • Why Mitch keeps doing the group coaching every week after 5 years
  • Why you can’t measure what this group coaching will prevent you from losing

Resources:

Mar 6, 2018

For over 10 years Rick Allen has been an active investor. As the Co-Founder and fund manager of Cloud Capital Management and the Co- Founder of Paperstac, he has conducted transactions with large A-list institutions.

Rick has expert experience in investment strategies of the real estate sector, with a primary focus on discounted Acquisitions and distressed assets. He has participated in the purchase of over 400 single family homes with a purchase price of $25,000,000.00 and a market value of $45,000,000.00.

Since 2014 he’s been actively working on a new way for note investors to purchase and sell mortgage notes. Now that their platform is live, they’ve been actively growing and expanding the market to bring the opportunity of mortgage notes to a larger audience.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How Cloud Capital was started and why they got into notes
  • Buying non-performing notes vs. creating notes from scratch
  • Getting your notes as close to institutionalized paper as possible
  • Hiring an RLMO from the beginning to set your notes up right (and why there’s no going back and fixing them if they’re set up wrong)
  • How Rick and TJ make the most money on notes by buying beat up notes, cleaning them up, and selling them for a profit
  • Some of the most common issues that need to be cleared up with notes
  • Assignment verification: a process Rick and TJ use to follow who has been assigned the note and when (and why not all notes need to follow this process)
  • Why the laws around notes are different in different states and why you should pick a small set of states to work in
  • Why wholesaling is a great place to start out in real estate and the course Rick and TJ are offering for you to learn what you need to know
  • What a perfect note looks like

Resources:

Mar 1, 2018

Scott Smith, Esq. is an experienced podcast guest and owner of Royal Legal Solutions in Austin, Texas, one of the top asset protection companies for real estate investors in the country. In order to develop strategies to maximize tax savings and protect from devastating lawsuits, Scott invested several years deconstructing real estate investing.

Scott graduated from Albany Law School in 2012 and kicked off his career by working in high stakes litigation. Scott has been investing in real estate for years and started developing strategies based on his own litigation experience.

Scott invested in all types of asset classes including SFR and multi-family residential, commercial, notes, and more. The first property he purchased was a commercial property while in Law School. Scott has personally invested in over 10 different states and has advised investors in almost every state in the United States.

Royal Legal Solutions, founded by Scott, provides business, tax, and legal solutions geared exclusively for real estate investors. Scott’s 8+ years of experience in deconstructing real estate investing has led him to develop strategies to protect assets from lawsuits, maximize tax savings, and more.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How much equity you should have before investing in protecting your assets
  • Why you are infinitely better working on asset protection proactively rather than reactively
  • Why every business should separate all their assets from their operations
  • The many disadvantages of a C-Corp
  • Compartmentalization and anonymity: the roles they play in protecting and hiding your assets from people looking to take them from you
  • Understanding what’s actually covered by your insurance and what you need to protect
  • Why it’s not worth it to become an insurance expert
  • Why setting up an operating LLC is so important to asset protection
  • The difference between an umbrella policy and a business liability policy
  • The process of equity stripping and how it could prove advantageous for you in the event of a lawsuit
  • Understanding exactly what suitors are looking for when they file suit against you
  • How you can set up a meeting with Scott to discuss how best to structure your business to protect your assets

Resources:

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