Organizing Success with Time-Blocking

We’ve said this before, and we’ll say it again: Time is your greatest enemy. You could be the most successful agent in your market/state/country, but there’s still a finite amount of time on the clock with which to get your work done. What makes top producers as successful as they are is their utilization and optimization of time. Simply put: They plan their day and stick to it. And if you want to be successful, you will too.



The Importance of Knowing Your Audience

Content is king, and while much of our success here at Happy Grasshopper is owed to our content, we’d be remiss to overlook the driving force behind a successful email. It’s not always what you’re sending, as much as it is who you’re sending it to. Identifying your audience and messaging them appropriately is the real reason behind a high open rate…and we’ll tell you how to do it.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Time Management

Have you ever read or watched an interview with an incredibly wealthy person? You know, the one where the person owns an uber-pricey car that can be picked up by a helicopter that then lands on their private yacht? The one question that typically comes up is: “What’s the one thing you can’t buy?” The answer is always the same:


It’s the same with salespeople too. No matter how many leads you have, there’s only so much time in the day, making what you do with it paramount to your success. Today, we’re going over time management, and how to best utilize your time for sales. Let’s do it.

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Automate Your Leads with Integration


Here at Happy Grasshopper we’re super-duper proud of the emails we write – they’re engaging, fun, and help our customers stay top-of-mind with folks. With that said, one of the most important features we offer our customers is automation. This automation comes in the form of integration with CRMs and other popular marketing platforms to make your life (and success) easier. If you aren’t taking advantage of integration, you’re missing out on simplifying your entire marketing process…and trust us, simplification is something you want. (more…)

How to Write an Effective Holiday Blast Message

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With the holidays right around the corner, what better way to reach out to potential and existing clients than through a holiday-themed blast message? On paper it seems simple enough: Throw some turkey clipart in there, tell em’ how much you love pie, and reap the benefits. You then spend the rest of the holiday season wondering why your message didn’t lead to any connections. Here’s why: (more…)

5 Ways to Find Buyer and Seller Leads

When it comes to real estate, there is one unavoidable truth: leads are life. Whether you’re the type to hoard thousands of lukewarm leads or foster a few scalding hot ones, they’re what drive your business – and your success.

Of course, if leads were easy to come by and, more importantly, close, you wouldn’t be reading this post. That’s why we’ll be going over buyer and seller leads today, giving you the information you need to…lead. See what we did there? =)

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5 Years of Happy

Ken Proctor recently congratulated us on our 5-year anniversary…which made us realize, yes, Happy Grasshopper is five years old! High five for letting us know, Ken!

As I look back over our travels together, there are several high points that stand out. Each one, a critical moment that gave us the boost we needed; and each one connected to the people who’ve joined Celeste and me on this crazy mission to create conversations for salespeople.

Now, for total clarity, we didn’t always know what Happy Grasshopper would become. After all, we launched as an experiment. At the start, we simply wanted to find out if there was a market of people who needed help with their email. (more…)