What’s Happening at Atlanta REIA – Week of September 26, 2011

Posted on September 25, 2011 by

What's Happening at Atlanta REIAAtlanta REIA has a lot going on this last week of September 2011. We have two highly anticipated, educational workshops this week… one is the Internet Marketing Online Boot Camp and the other is the FREE Back to Basics Workshop for Entrepreneurs. We also have several highly rated educational and/or networking subgroup meetings… Atlanta REIA West Meeting on Monday, the Note Buyers Group on Tuesday, the Beginning Investors Group on Wednesday and Haves & Wants on Thursday. We also have the final Saturday in the Park Networking Event of the Summer on Saturday. Come join us for a week of learning, networking and fun!

Monday, September 26th @ 6:30 PM
Atlanta REIA West Meeting
“Catapult Your Business Into the Information Age” with Karen Bershad

Atlanta REIA West MeetingWhere are you with your business today? What are you doing to revitalize your business in today’s market? If what you did to make your business successful and grow to a certain point is not working in today’s market, what are you going to do to change that? Do you know when you need to make a change? Do you know how to fix that? Going back to basics is necessary when your business is slowing down, the market place changes or you have become complacent. Learning and using the basic from the start will save you tons of frustration, money, and time.

Karen BershadWhether you are a new business owner or have been around for many years there is always a time to “Get Back to Basics”. On the next Atlanta REIA West Meeting on Monday, September 26th at 6:30 PM at the Cherokee Cattle Company on Canton Road in Marietta, Karen Bershad, The Small Business Advisor, will discuss what it means for a business to “Get Back to Basics” and make the changes needed to grow your business and prosper in today’s slow economy and ever-changing marketplace. Read more…

Tuesday, September 27th @ 7 PM
Internet Marketing Online Boot Camp
Part 1: Getting Ready – An Introduction to Internet Marketing

Internet Marketing Online Boot CampThe Internet Marketing Online Boot Camp for 2011, aka “The Extreme 90 Day Internet Marketing Makeover”, officially kicks off on Tuesday, September 27th at 7 PM on GoToWebinar. Part 1 will be an “Introduction to Internet Marketing” where Dustin will teach you about the four major areas of Internet Marketing: Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Marketing (SMM) and Electronic Mail Marketing (EMM). Dustin will also talk about how to develop a strong online presence and brand; how to get your websites, page, profiles and videos to the top of the search engines quickly and for FREE; how to dominate your competition by saturating the first page of Google local search results; black hat vs white hat SEO techniques; creating your SEO profile and more! Click here to Read more or Register Now!

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Tuesday, September 27th @ 6:30 PM
Note Buyers Group Dinner Meeting

Tom BoyerThe Note Buyers Group an Atlanta REIA educational and networking subgroup led by Tom Boyer that is designed to teach real estate investors how to buy and sell the mortgage notes that secure a property rather than buying the property itself. The group’s goal is to transact deals within the group and increase our professionalism through education in a changing credit market. The agenda for this month’s meeting is (1) Notes for Sale – Bring yours for analysis, (2) Smaller investment amount opportunities and (3) Strategies using seller financing to buy/sell properties, and (4) Legislation update as appropriate.

Note Buyers Group (NBG)The Note Buyers Group meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM at Olive Garden located at 2467 Cobb Parkway SE in Smyrna about 1/2 mile from I-285. If you are a new investor, this is a great opportunity to pick up pointers on what to do and what not to do when investing in notes. Atlanta REIA Members can attend at no charge. Read more…

Wednesday, September 28th @ 6:30 PM
Beginning Investors Group Meeting
“Planning for Your Success”
with Joe Thompson

Beginning Investors Group (BIG)You’ve set goals, you’re working through your fears, you’ve joined a local REIA, you’ve bought several real estate investing programs, you’re networking… What else would you possibly need as a successful real estate investor? Do you still feel like you are in the middle of the ocean at midnight with no sense of direction or belonging? Do you have a plan? Plan? What plan? Yes, you need a plan. Winston Churchill stated during World War 2, that “if you fail to plan, you can plan to fail”.

Joe ThompsonPlanning for your success is the topic of our Beginning Investors Group (BIG) Meeting for September. Joe Thompson, a professional financial advisor, who also leads our Haves and Wants sub-group, will be discussing planning, why you need one, how to create a plan and more. Come out and join us at the Beginning Investors Group at 5 Seasons Brewing at the Prado in Sandy Springs, Wednesday, September 28 at 6:30 PM. There is no cover charge, but please buy dinner, drinks or appetizers. Also, be sure to bring a friend. Read more…

Thursday, September 29th @ 1:30 PM
Haves & Wants Meeting

Haves and Wants Weekly Meeting for Real Estate Deal MakersHaves and Wants is a weekly investor’s networking, 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. If you are a real estate player or want to be, this is one meeting you don’t want to miss! Read more…

Thursday, September 29th @ 7 PM
Internet Marketing Online Boot Camp
Part 2: Getting Started – Setting Up Your Internet Marketing Accounts

Internet Marketing Online Boot CampPart 2 of The Internet Marketing Online Boot Camp for 2011 takes place on Thursday, September 29th at 7 PM on GoToWebinar. In Part 2, Dustin will pick up where Part 1 left off as we begin to establish all the various online accounts, profiles and tools we need with the major search engines that we will use as we optimize our websites, pages and profiles and advertise our business online throughout the duration of this boot camp and beyond. Click here to Read more or Register Now!

Saturday, October 1st @ 9 AM
“Back to Basics for Entrepreneurs”
FREE Workshop for Atlanta REIA Members

FREE Back to Basics Workshop for EntrepreneursOn Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 9 AM, Karen Bershad, the Small Business Advisor and leader of the Atlanta REIA Small Business Group is conducting a FREE “Back to Basics Workshop for Entrepreneurs”. This workshop is FREE for Atlanta REIA Members. Non-Members and Guests can attend this workshop for only $10.

This small business workshop is designed to give you a detailed overview of setting up a business, different types of business entities, what your business looks like by department, accounting issues, putting systems in place, team building and much more! Join us at the FREE Back to the Basics for Entrepreneurs Workshop on October 1st to get more detailed information on setting up a new small business or getting your business back on track so you can survive and thrive in 2011 and beyond! Read more…

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Saturday, October 1st @ 5:30 PM
Saturday in the Park with Atlanta REIA
Bring Your Family & Party in the Park with Us on October 1st!

Roswell Riverside SoundsAtlanta REIA invites you and your family to join us for the final “Saturday in the Park” of the Roswell Riverside Sounds outdoor concert series that takes place on October 1st. We will be rockin’ on the Chattahoochee at Riverside Park located at 575 Riverside Road in Roswell, GA. We’ll meet in the park starting at 5:30 PM and the concert starts at 7 PM and ends at 9 PM. This month the band will be The Dappled Grays, an Atlanta bluegrass band. We will be setting up at the back right-hand side of the park (see aerial photo) as you enter the concert area from the parking lot. Come party in the park with us one last time for 2011! Read more…

Monday, October 3rd @ 5:30 PM
“Real-World Creative Deal Structuring”
with Dyches Boddiford & Bill Cook
Two Masters at Creative Deal Structuring
at the Atlanta REIA Main Meeting on Oct 3rd

Dyches Boddiford & Bill Cook at Atlanta REIAOur next Atlanta REIA Main Meeting on October 3rd is like no other! There’s no hype and no bla-bla-bla! Come participate as two of the best and most experienced investors in the country, Dyches Boddiford and Bill Cook, use their real-world examples to show how they make the impossible deals possible.

Dyches and Bill will give you the following information about the seller and the seller’s property. Next, YOU and the group structure the deal. After there is agreement about how the group would structure the deal, Dyches and Bill reveal how THEY structured the deal and explain why they structured it the way they did. Wouldn’t you agree that this meeting is an INCREDIBLE opportunity to climb into the minds of two experienced real estate investors and see how their brains work as they construct win-win deals? How they not only make the impossible deals possible – but make them PROFITABLE?!!! Read more…


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