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Bliss Sawyer
Mortgage industry author, speaker, trainer and consultant.
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I have been mostly quiet in the training world because my origination business has been a little bit CRAZY over the past year or so. I finally hired a production manager and am excited to spend more time coaching and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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I have biked 50 miles in all the pink states and yellow is where I am headed this year. I will be riding from Minneapolis to Fargo, my first attempt at long distance touring so I am very excited! I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2016 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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Over the next few days I will be working on my 2016 business plan. I've been pondering how I am going to drive business next year and here are my top areas: Listing agent marketing. I plan on going back... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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That's my prediction. But I also predict that production will be down because we had the little refi-boom the spring of 2015 and rates are most likely ticking up in 2016. So how can I predict 2016 to be my... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
I've had a few requests for the letter I sent with my Journal gift. (Jean Tanner is a local high-producing Realtor) Dear Realtor, Last month, I had the privilege of hearing Jean Tanner share a few of her success secrets... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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Here is a great Christmas drop-in gift idea from Jennifer Johnston: This year I went a little non-traditional with my Christmas “drop in” gifts. I thought these were so cute…all I had to do was print, cut and tie them... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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A couple years ago, I purchased promotional hand sanitizer and chapstick and felt it was a fun item to give out to clients and agents. Olive RS Promotional Products is having a sale on their hand sanitizer so I wanted... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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For the past couple of years, I have given out a book as a New Years or Christmas gift to Realtors (Seven Levels of Communication, The Slight Edge, The Carpenter, Little Red Book of Sales, etc.) but this year I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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Most loans officers have access to a CRM... but very few use it effectively. If you want more business in 2016, answer these questions. If you aren't satisfied with the answer - then get to work! How well do you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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The best piece of advice I can give you??? Don't slow down. Don't use "The Holidays" as an excuse to not work. It's harder than you think, so here are some ideas to help you gear up to an amazing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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Cute idea for a Fall drop-in idea. Thanks Kelly for sharing! Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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I am getting ready for my 4th trip to Mexico next month with Builders without Borders. These amazing experiences have blessed my life in abundance. There are all the ways you would imagine; a greater appreciation for the opportunities and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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Take your referral partners (and potential referral partners) out to lunch Or breakfast, or coffee. This is my primary marketing tool to build and maintain relationships. My goal is two a week. When things are crazy busy, it may only... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
It's never too early to start your planning for next year. For many loan officers, 2015 was a record-setting year and it will be interesting to see how 2015 plays out with interest rates, TRID and local market strength. I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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I have heard about loan officers having movie events for the database over the years and always thought it was a great idea, just not something I wanted to organize. Luckily for me, I work with a few amazing loan... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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When most loan officers hear no from a Realtor, they stop trying to get business from that agent. I'm here to tell you that no just means "not right now". Never give up on a potential relationship! Here's my story... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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One of the loan officers in my office recently offered a CE Class and then sent a small hammer to each of the attendees with this message: "Thank you so much for attending our CE Class. We would love to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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About a year ago, I decided to start training for a one day, 204 mile bike race from Logan, UT to Jackson, WY. It is an insanely difficult ride and so my original plan was to ride in a relay... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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One of my coaching clients shared a great marketing idea with me recently... so of course I jumped right on it! This purse-size pepper spray will be a gift to female Realtors in my area. As I'm sure you are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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I often use business card stickers on my marketing items.... but here's another great idea. My bff recently sent me a little package and inside the note card was her business card STICKER. I love how it popped out at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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Sometimes it's nice to get away from crazy... so last Friday, I kidnapped a few Realtors to go Ziplining. A beautiful September afternoon in the mountains with my friends. Can't ask for a better day than that! Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
I want to start posting more (without it seeming "canned") to my Facebook Business Page. The easiest way to do this is to find an article and add your opinion to the repost. Here is what I shared today: My... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
Earlier this year, my production went a little crazy as I was training for a bike race and travelling for work and family fun; needless to say, my life was busy. To keep things in balance, I pulled away from... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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I just returned from biking in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa which are states 21, 22 & 23 in my trek to bike 50 miles in all 50 states. It was blast and I feel very blessed to live in such... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog
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Last year, I started giving bird houses for closing gifts. They have been a hit!! I purchase them when they are 50% off at Hobby Lobby and yesterday I was able to get nine for under $100. I then put... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at Bliss Sawyer's Marketing Blog