What’s Happening at Atlanta REIA – Week of May 2, 2011

Posted on May 3, 2011 by

We had a great May Meeting last night at the W Hotel in Dunwoody. Attendance was high, participation was high and the energy was high! We had a great panel discussion with 3 attorneys (John Maurer, Fred Cross & Doug Shaddix) as well as 1 CPA (Eric Nicoll). They answered many excellent questions from the audience and now serve as a valuable, ongoing source of professional advice for our members and guests.

We also had a really fun “meeting after the meeting” at the Tilted Kilt Perimeter. Attendance was so high, we overwhelmed the wait staff, as we networked late into the night. Many did not leave until they turned the house lights on.

Atlanta REIA is helping make real estate investing fun and profitable once more for both new and seasoned investors. We want to thank all of our volunteers, members, guests and panelists who made it such a great night! We look forward to seeing you all the next Main Meeting and Late Nite Networking or at a subgroup meeting soon!

Monday, May 2nd, 2011 starting @ 5:30 PM (Main Meeting for May!)

Atlanta REIA Main Meeting for May

Atlanta REIA Main Monthly MeetingThe Main Atlanta REIA Monthly Meeting is held TONIGHT and on the 1st Monday of each month at 5:30 PM at the upscale W Hotel Atlanta Perimeter located at 111 Perimeter Center West (map) in Atlanta across the street from Perimeter Mall. This is our Main Atlanta REIA Meeting for the month, so don’t miss it!

Members and guests can arrive early at 5:00 PM and mingle in the hotel lobby and lounge. We will begin setting up the meeting room at 5:30PM and getting ready for the Haves and Wants Speed Marketing Session which will begin at 6:00 PM sharp. Free parking is available for members and guests in the parking lot conveniently located behind the hotel.Be sure to bring a pen and paper to take lots of notes, plenty of business cards for networking and flyers for marketing your investment properties for sale.

5:30 PM in the Lobby/Living Room

Sign in, Meet, Greet, Network, Market, Vendor Tables
Talk to Jeff Nix if you’d like a vendor table at our next monthly meeting

6:00 PM in the Great Room

Haves & Wants Speed Marketing Session
with Joe Thompson, Haves & Wants Subgroup Leader

The Haves & Wants Speed Marketing Session starts at 6:00 PM sharp and is hosted by Joe Thompson. The purpose of this marketing session is to help facilitate deals by giving our members the opportunity to quickly market things they HAVE and no longer want and to find things they WANT but don’t yet have. All Haves & Wants must be real estate related. We will be video recording these session and listing the replays on AtlantaREIA.com for 24/7 playback to help you market your Haves & Wants throughout the month.

6:50 PM in the Great Room

Atlanta REIA Updates & Announcements
with Dustin Griffin

7:30 PM in the Great Room

Panel Discussion with 3 Attorneys & 1 CPA
Hosted by Dustin Griffin & Joe Thompson

Expert Legal Panel DiscussionOn May 2nd, we’re having an Expert Panel Discussion with 3 Attorneys who are all real estate investor friendly, who know GA law inside and out and will help keep you compliant with the ever changing rules and regulations such as the SAFE Act, MARS Rule, etc. so you can stay out of legal trouble. We are also having a Certified Public Accountant sit on the panel who will help you earn and keep more money by saving you money in taxes. Bring your legal and tax questions and have them answered live at the meeting by qualified professionals!

The All Star Professional Panel
Attorney John Maurer Attorney Fred Kross Attorney Doug Shaddix Eric Nicoll, CPA
John Maurer
Real Estate Attorney
Fred Kross
Bankruptcy & Real Estate Attorney
Doug Shaddix
Estate Planning & Asset Protection Attorney
Eric Nicoll
Certified Public Accountant

9:30 PM @ Tilted Kilt Perimeter

Late Nite Networking @ Tilted Kilt Perimeter
Join us at the “Meeting After the Meeting”!

Tilted KiltAtlanta REIA volunteer, Lee Budden, has made arrangements with the Tilted Kilt Perimeter located at 1155-B Mount Vernon Highway in Atlanta (about 1/2 file from W Hotel) to accommodate as many of our members and guests as possible for the Late Nite Networking Meeting After the Meeting on May 2nd at 9:30 PM until late. We won’t all be able to sit at the same table, but we can mix, mingle and have a great time. Members and guests can attend this Late Nite Networking at no charge. We hope you will come eat, drink and network with us until late into the nite!

W Hotel Atlanta PerimeterQuick Facts About Our Main Meeting
  • What? The Atlanta REIA Main Monthly Meeting
  • When? 1st Monday of each month from 5:30 PM till 9:00 PM
  • Where? W Hotel Atlanta Perimeter, 111 Perimeter Center West
  • Who? Real Estate Investors, Entrepreneurs & Professionals
  • Why? To learn, network, market, help others, prosper & have fun!
  • Cost? Members can attend for FREE & Guests for only $10.00
  • Wear? Dress to impress
  • Bring? A smile, positive attitude, enthusiasm, biz cards, flyers & a friend
  • Parking? Free parking in hotel’s rear parking lot
  • Link: main.atlantareia.com

Tuesday, May 3rd @ 7 PM

The Super Smart Technology Webcast

Super Smart Web ProfitsTonight and the 1st Tuesday of the month thereafter, Dustin Griffin is going to teach you how to take your real estate investing business to a whole new level using the latest, cutting edge real estate tools and techniques. You will learn how to use technology, automation and delegation so you can work smarter, not harder and earn far more money by working less. We like to say “The Technology makes us Super and the Training makes us Smart!” Put them together and that makes us all Super Smart! Register for the Webcast now!

Thursday, May 5th @ 1:30 PM

Haves & Wants Weekly Meeting

Haves and Wants Weekly Meeting for Real Estate Deal MakersThis meeting is a weekly investor’s brainstorming and deal making jam session hosted by Joe Thompson and held at 5 Seasons Brewing located at 5600 Roswell Rd (map) inside the Perimeter at the “Prado” in Sandy Springs from 1:30 PM till approximately 3:00 PM. This group is all about doing deals and making money right now. Bring your haves & wants for some of the best networking and marketing around!

Monday, May 9th @ 7:00 PM

Live Webcast: How to Use a WordPress to Automate Your Internet Marketing

WordPressAs we all know, Internet Marketing has a lot of moving parts that are always changing from month to month. There is Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Video Marketing, Email Marketing, Viral Marketing and so on… Most small business and real estate investors have a difficult time getting a grasp on Internet Marketing or actually pulling off an effective Internet Marketing plan. Many don’t know where to start. Others start, get quickly overwhelmed and then stop before the leads start rolling in.

The good news is, your local, high-tech Atlanta REIA group is here to help. If you join our group and participate in many of our ongoing real estate and technology training meetings, webcasts and workshops, you will GET IT and will GET IT OVER AND OVER AGAIN. Atlanta REIA is a real estate information, education, networking, marketing and technology immersion program.

If you missed our Atlanta REIA North Meeting last month, Dustin Griffin and website designer and internet marketing expert, Jens Beatty, will be getting together again on Monday, May 9th at 7PM via GoToWebinar to show you how you can use a WordPress Website and Blog to help manage and automate your Internet Marketing Strategy from any virtually any web-ready device such as a PC, notebook, netbook, iPad, Droid, Smart Phone, etc.

Whether you run a real estate investing business or any type of other business, a WordPress website and blog can definitely help improve your credibility, marketing efforts, online presence and lead generation. The best news is, you don’t have to be a techie to use WordPress, but it doesn’t hurt either. We are teaching our Atlanta REIA members and guests how they too can be “High Tech Home Buyers & Sellers” and utilize modern technology to run their businesses more effectively online and offline.

Come join us on the webcast live, and let Dustin and Jens show you how other successful investors and businesses are using WordPress to dominate the search engines, automate their Internet Marketing and generate all the leads they can handle online. Register for the webcast now and get a FREE WordPress Lead Theme just for being on the call.

Register Now!

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