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Day 2- Technology and Marketing Classes by Craig Grant

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: 
NETAR Office
Price: 
$25.00
Event Type: 

WHY IS CRAIG GRANT ONE OF THE TOP TECHNOLOGY SPEAKERS AROUND?

In addition to being the CEO of RETI.us, the Real Estate Industry’s Online Home for Technology Education, it is because he has an amazing ability to present technology topics in such a fun & easy to follow way, the average REALTOR® can not only understand it, but go home & apply the knowledge & tools they need to succeed in today’s fast changing real estate marketplace.  

With over 150 speaking engagements around the country each year including some of the industry’s top events with sessions for NAR, many state associations, national franchises & more, it is easy to see why Craig is considered, the Real Estate Tech Guru.

Craig has a collection of very popular classes that deal with helping today’s REALTORS®   use all facets of technology, the Internet, websites, social media & more in their business & daily lives and would be a great addition to your educational calendar.

Background

Craig Grant grew up loving all things technology and the Internet.  After graduating from the University of Florida he spent nearly a decade as the regional manager and corporate trainer of the New York Times Regional Media Group.  Craig then created The Real Estate Technology Institute (RETI) & EasyRealtySites, 2 companies whose focus is on creating partnerships with REALTOR® associations & companies and helping elevate their members through technology education, training & solutions.  

Craig is a certified GRI, CRS, E-Pro & RPR Instructor for all technology & marketing courses, a member of the GRI Task Force & former Chairman of the Florida REALTORS Education & Technology Committee.

In his spare time (that isn’t spent online) Craig is a sports fanatic who can be found participating in or watching sporting events with family & friends.

Craig Grant - Event Topic List
 

The Real Estate Pro’s Essential Technology Toolbox ( 2 Hrs. CE)

As a REALTOR it can be pretty intimidating &/or intimidating trying to figure out what technology solutions you should choose to run your business.  Wouldn’t it be awesome to be able to go to your favorite tech store with a true geek? 

Well, then you need to attend this session as Craig Grant will be your personal technology shopping assistant and help you choose the best hardware (computers, phones, tablets, cameras, accessories, etc.) software (CRMs, Forms & Contract Management, cloud storage, etc.), apps and more to improve your real estate business. 

Direct Learning Objectives / In this session, you will learn how to…..:

  1. Identify the best hardware solutions that meet your business needs & enhance your customer service.
  2. Identify the best software and apps that meet your business needs & enhance your customer service.
  3. Identify the best tools that will protect your business while ensuring optimal customer service.

Run Your Business on Google & the Cloud  (2 Hrs. CE)

The Cloud is the key to being a modern business in a multi-device mobile world.  And no one offers a better & more secure cloud-based solution to run your business than Google.  In this session, each student will learn how to leverage the cloud and the Google ecosystem to help them reduce their business operating costs, improve their work efficiency, communications and more.

Direct Learning Objectives / In this session, you will learn how to…..:

  1. Identify how Google’s cloud-based solutions that could improve processes and efficiencies while reducing operational costs in your real estate business
  2. Identify cloud-based solutions that could improve processes and efficiencies in your business
  3. Relate how you could leverage certain cloud-based solutions to improve collaboration, communication, and service with your clients’ &/or team members.

Top 10 Ways Technology Can Ruin Your Business (2 Hrs. CE)
It is no longer a secret that with the proliferation of Wire Transfer Fraud, Listing Scams, and many other digital schemes, the real estate industry has become a major target for hackers and fraudsters.  They realize REALTORS® are often involved in large transactions and gathering valuable information and typically doesn’t have the proper training, tools or resources to do so.  In this session, you will learn how to assess what current cybersecurity weaknesses you may have, how to protect yourself and your clients with very easy to implement low tech solutions, and how to navigate several laws, NAR policies and more to ensure you and your clients survive this perilous digital world.

Direct Learning Objectives / In this session, you will learn how to…..:

  1. Relate how the real estate industry has become a target for hackers and fraudulent digital schemes
  2. Identify how to protect your clients from cyber threats that target the real estate industry
  3. Demonstrate how to be compliant with the state & federal laws and NAR policies that can negatively impact your business and your clients