New agents and seasoned veterans can learn a lot from today’s podcast guest James Shelby. Hear James explain exactly what hid did to close almost 50 deals in his first year, what he does to avoid falling into the complacency trap and how he uses social media as a free tool to grow his real estate business by connecting with and expanding his sphere of influence. Every agent can pull a nugget or two out of today’s podcast to put into action in their own day to day business.


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Listen to today’s show and learn:

  • James’s brief bio [4:18]
  • How James started in the real estate business [5:09]
  • What James did to get his first 50 deals in year 1 [13:00]
  • Using social media effectively to reach sphere of influence [16:45]
  • What percentage of James’s business is coming from Facebook [21:08]
  • Where are the other deals coming from? [23:12]
  • The key to not being complacent once you see success [25:05]
  • The mobile apps James uses each day to grow his business [27:28]
  • Using Instagram to build a tribe and get more business [29:40]
  • How to break through your goals.
  • Plus so much more!


James Shelby

James Shelby has built his business by excellent communication with his clients and a lot of hard work. He has an extensive marketing plan that results 99% of his listings selling. James continues his education on a daily basis, keeping up to date with the constant change in real estate laws and contracts. He is part of an aggressive, hardworking, ethical team of realtors based out of Temecula/Hemet Ca. Together they have a combined 17 years of real estate experience.


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  • Email James at for more information regarding his marketing plan or any other questions regarding the purchase or sale of your home.


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