About The Close
The Close is a new kind of real estate site designed to give agents, teams, and brokerages actionable, strategic insight from industry professionals. We cover real estate marketing, lead generation, technology, and team building strategies from the perspective of working agents and brokers who want to take their business to the next level.
We also strive to bring you the best insights from other disciplines including cutting edge psychology, business & marketing strategy, design, and disruptive technology. All for free, all to help you close more, and close better.
Editor in Chief: David Waring
David Waring is the Co-Founder of Marc Waring Ventures LLC, the parent company FitSmallBusiness.com and The Close. Prior to Co-Founding Marc Waring Ventures, he held a variety of senior level positions at successful startups ranging from mobile technology to institutional trading systems.
Managing Editor: Emile L’Eplattenier
A licensed New York City Real Estate Agent and veteran of the marketing department at Tishman Speyer, Emile has been involved in every aspect of residential real estate from brand new developments to pre-war rentals and resales. Emile also regularly provides market insights and commentary for publications like Realtor.com, Fox News, Yahoo, and US News & World Report. Contact Emile at firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff Writer and Real Estate Coach: Chris Linsell
Chris is one of our resident experts on real estate topics ranging from marketing, lead generation, transactional best practices, and everything in between. As a licensed agent in the state of Michigan, Chris has been a part hundreds of transactions from modest rural starter homes to massive waterside compounds. When he isn’t writing, you’ll find Chris fly fishing the trout streams of Michigan or on the stage in his community theater’s latest production. Contact Chris at email@example.com
Marketing and Operations Manager: Miranda Paquet
Miranda is a writer and marketer with experience ranging from publicly traded tech companies to beer startups. Her work has appeared on sites including Forbes, The Business Journals, and the QuickBooks Blog. Miranda has a passion for helping real estate agents build a flawless marketing strategy that includes everything from branding to automation. When she’s not geeking out about real estate marketing, you can find her supporting her favorite local cheese shop, blasting Beyonce, or plotting her next travel adventure. Contact Miranda at firstname.lastname@example.org
Digital Marketing Associate: Lily Stern
Lily is a digital marketing and social media specialist with years of experience growing brands and scaling success. She has built valuable brand awareness for a variety of businesses such as an interior decorating company, a fashion brand, and even a food website. When she’s not optimizing marketing strategy, Lily can be found playing (and winning!) a board game or exploring the many neighborhoods of New York City. Contact Lily at email@example.com
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