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You’ve probably heard about Vault – maybe you’re already using it to back up your reports!  If your computer crashes, or you’re affected by something else out of your control, Vault gives you the peace of mind that all of your reports are safe. 

Don't Settle: Build a stellar contacts database


Throughout this blog series, we've focused on shifting into non-lender marketing. And it seems nice, right?  Higher fees, low-maintenance clients — It's music to your ears.

But you may be asking, “How do I get started if I don’t know many (or any) non-lender clients?”  If this has been weighing on your shoulders, that’s okay. Your friends at a la mode are here to help you get your foot in the door and get the money you deserve.  Today we'll be covering 5 easy ways to build your contacts database with private clients.

(Psst, you need a website to use some of these tactics.  To read our blog on websites, click here and we'll show you how to get started.)

Use your website to make your voice heard


When blogging first arrived on the scene as an online medium, it wasn't necessarily a professional tool.  Even now, many people only use blogs as a way to advertise their lifestyle — so it's easy to overlook the idea of a blog for your website if you've never used one before. 

See which highly versatile home inspection tool you need to be using


Inspections could be easier

Historically, gathering data in the field has consisted of traveling from one room to another, taking photos with your handheld camera, thumbing through papers searching for the right piece to jot notes down, and occasionally deflecting questions from the homeowner.  

Don't Settle:  Stop lowering your fees


Nobody wants to be underpaid for their work.  But when the market slows down, it can seem like you have no other option.  You might end up gritting your teeth and taking  low-fee orders just to pay the bills.
Trust us:  it doesn't have to be this way. 
Lowering your fees is counterproductive — and it's completely avoidable.  In fact, there are a number of tried-and-true strategies you can use to protect yourself against the ups and downs of the market.  You might even start flourishing during the lean months!

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