Home Staging Training Tips: Sharing tools of the trade

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When trying to gain popularity in social media, it’s important to give your readers something that will interest them so they’ll keep wanting to come back and see more. Beautiful professional photos of your work, particularly dramatic before and after photos, is a great place to begin. Unfortunately most of the time these types of […]

How do you share your home staging statistics?

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As professional home stagers in your local markets, how do you share your home staging statistics and home staging successes? It’s a common practice to give general statistics or industry wide statistics to our customers or in our media. More often than not, homeowners and Realtors believe that general statisics are always based on top […]

Home Staging Training Tips: G+ Means Making Connections

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In our last segment, Home Staging Training Tips: Using Google Plus, we discussed the fact that using your G+ account, unlike most other social media sites, can create amazing results in the search engines. By simply using keywords in your post introduction it is possible to land on the first page of search results, even […]

Home Staging Training Tips: Using Google Plus

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No doubt when you took your home staging training class you were told that having a social media presence is important to the success of your business. What you may not have been told is that not all social media is equal. This is not necessarily meaning that any social media site is better than […]

Home Staging Training Tips: Writing Blog Content

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If you are starting a home staging business or already have one, then you probably know how important it is to be found in search engines. There are so many changes happening to SEO lately that it is often hard to know what is the best method of building SEO. One thing that has become […]

Home Staging Tips: Front Door Wreaths when Selling Your Home

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The general consumer believes that home staging is about keeping things neutral. Front door wreaths are typically personality driven. Does this mean that they should come down when selling your home? Are front door wreaths actually too personal a touch for home staging? Home staging doesn’t mean depersonalizing. It means knowing your home buyer. To […]

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Jacksonville 3 and 6 day home staging classes now offered!

The last few years SAR has only offered it’s home staging training programs online. Because I’m settled in Jacksonville now and have started establishing a new team, we are ready to begin holding live hands-on classes again. Our new classes will be similar in format to our old 3 day new home stager training program […]

Is traditional home staging under attack again this week?

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Perhaps it is because I’m never afraid to get into the thick of a home staging argument and share my thoughts that I received a private message today, in response to another blog that I wrote on Active Rain titled, Virtual Home Staging VS Traditional Home Staging. The debate Continues…  asking me to give my thoughts […]

How to remove a water ring on wood with MAYONNAISE

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Yesterday the unthinkable happened. We were staging an occupied home and moving furniture from the main house to a detached garage across the driveway when the skies opened up. Rain was pouring down all over our customer’s beautiful cherry furniture. The top had glass that was now suctioned to it. Despite our best efforts, we […]

How are you marketing your home staging portfolio?

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How are you marketing your home staging portfolio? Recently, after playing around with some new photos from a recent St Augustine home staging project, I asked a similar question online. Post by Melissa Sehmer Marro.   While I loved the answers that I received, what I was really asking was, “What other ways are you […]