Humans love to overcomplicate - especially when it comes to business. It can be tempting to chase after the latest gadget or strategy, but those who achieve real success know that simple and straightforward builds the strongest foundation. Alicia Love was inspired to get into real estate by the desire for genuine independence and a love of working with people. She took to it immediately and has rocketed to $8 million in sales in just 3 years using a blend of relentless drive, current technology and a passion for team-building and networking. On this episode of the Charlotte Real Estate Buzz podcast, John and Alicia dive deep on the impact that video marketing through social media has had on Alicia's success (and could have on yours), the dynamics of running a super-effective team and why, at the end of the day, loyalty in representing your client is the most vital part of your business. Join the conversation for a high dose of insight and a fresh perspective. You’ll Learn Why simply putting yourself out there, no matter how humble your methods, will always be the best strategy for growth How Alicia balances life as a wife, mother of 4 and homeschool teacher with a multi-million dollar real estate career What happened with Alicia's ugliest, messiest home sale, and how it set her future up in unexpected ways And much more! Favorite Quote “Make yourself known...Put yourself out there, network, meet new people, go to new places, pass out cards - just network, even if it means stepping out of your comfort zone.” - Alicia Love Connect with Alicia: The Love Group Facebook How to Connect with John: Mortgage Smith Team Movement Mortgage How to get involved Real Estate Strategist & Author, John Smith, sits down to interview some of the most influential real estate sales leaders, coaches, and influencers, as well as up-and-coming Agents, in the market. They share their knowledge, strategies and insights on how to navigate this new world of sales and real estate, keeping your productivity and mindset on point, so you can defy the odds and level up. If you’re want to get actionable ideas, insight and inspiration to turn your real estate career into a life of freedom and growth, then this show is for you! If you liked this episode, be sure to subscribe on iTunes and leave a review. It would mean the world to hear your feedback and we’d love for you to help us spread the word!