Cosmic Cow Pie: Connecting the Dots


Planning Your Posts

Planning your posts can reduce stress and help create balance in our life.  

It's been said that 10 minutes in planning saves an hour of execution.

Time is a limited commodity so what we do with it really has an impact on our anxiety level.  

October was always the get in gear month for our real estate office!  The goal was to be all done with Holiday mailings and marketing content by Halloween. We also needed to have our next year "Disney" planning boxes done as well.  The Disney method of planning included boxes showing the goals for the next year such as: how many listings, how many sales, open houses, customer events, education classes, savings, vacations... and now the boxes need to include, social media goals including Hangouts On Air!  

Why did we push so hard to achieve that October 31st deadline to be ready for the next year?  Easy... so we could enjoy the HOLIDAYS and really connect with our family, clients and friends when the atmosphere called for enjoyment. By being prepared with the marketing plans in place we were able to have fun and prospect at a time everyone is enjoying themselves and be ready to hit the beach running after January 10th. (No one is ready to rock January 2nd!)     

NOW is the time to get prepared for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas/Holiday and New Year!  

Do you have your plan?

 Thanksgiving Tray


One of the most important skills that any person with a business, product or service needs to be concerned with today is telling a story with digital images.  What that means is, your individual photography talents need to be producing impact that people will remember or you need to connect with a photographer that can help you get there or provide the digital imprint you need to participate in today's image driven world.  

Connecting with an affordale photographer might be a challange in some market places so a new website might be helpful in finding the right "Personal Photographer."    

Photo Tour Global Directory  is a digital publication website with names and contact information of creative photographers worldwide who are willing to create custom photography experiences. PTGD is in a pre-launch stage adding new photographers in all areas each day. (I have literally thousands of photographer connections on google+ so let me know if you have a need in a specific area that is not on the website.  

You may be asking how does this fit in with real estate planning?

Part of the marketing to attract consumers to the site includes giving away FREE seasonal stock photos to help anyone in their business.  The free stock photos will be perfect in planning those holiday posts!   

Amazing featured photos from locations all over the world on PTGD might stimulate a desire to go to some exotic place for vacation or if one is on a business trip a photo workshop might be availible to take advantage of which you can find on the site.  PTGD is like being connected with a travel photography site and each month in the newsletter there will be travel and photography tips, workshop information along with 10 FREE additional seasonal stock photos to use with no watermarks and exclusive use except to resell in any format.  

Right now receive 25 FREE seasonal stock photos PLUS 7 additional Halloween graphics when you subscribe to the monthly newsleter for Photo Tour Global Directory.  All the stock photo images can be customized with your personal message and logo!


The free seasonal stock photos are a wonderful way to have a baseline to plan your posts and start working on ideas for 2014 and the newsletter could be inspiration for exotic trips or photography workshops!  

Images are the doorway to engagement so plan your posts with graphics that will invite readers in!  


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Comment balloon 24 commentsCarra Riley & Declan Kenyon • October 04 2013 04:50PM
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