Mike Ferry and Social Media

There’s been a lot of talk recently about Mike Ferry and Social Media especially since Coldwell Banker’s brilliant move in hosting a smackdown event between Mike Ferry and Matthew Ferrara at their Generation Blue conference:

Matthew Ferrara vs. Mike Ferry Gen Blue Smackdown

For those of you wanting to keep up with the entertaining discussion here’s a recap:

Has Mike Ferry Lost His Mind?@utahREpro

Matthew Ferrera vs. Mike Ferry: Resistance is Futile@MFcompany

Mike Ferry Gets Desperate@mayaREguru

Mike Ferry Slams Social Media, Reveals Total Web Ignorance@AgentGenius

Mike Ferry vs. Matthew Ferrera: Is Social Media Stupid?@TechSavvyAgent

And from the man himself: Mike Ferry on Social Networking

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Chris is the managing broker for Prudential Utah Elite Real Estate in American Fork, Utah. His passions include spending time with his family, Real Estate, Social Media, traveling, reading, movies, golf, dirt biking and so much more. Chris is a graduate of the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) Leadership Academy as well as the Utah Association of REALTORS (UAR) Leadership Academy. He has served in many capacities in the real estate industry at the national, state and local levels, including: 2013 Treasurer of the Utah Association of REALTORS 2011 President of the Utah County Association of REALTORS (UCAR) 2011 REALTOR of the Year – UCAR NAR Federal Political Coordinator assigned to US Senator Mike Lee 2011 NAR Strategic Planning Committee 2010 – 2013 NAR Public Policy Coordinating Committee 2011 Dean of the LeadershipUAR Program Chris has been a licensed REALTOR in the State of Utah since 2004. He has been recognized both nationally and locally by Prudential and was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2010.
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3 Responses to Mike Ferry and Social Media

  1. Michelle Cronin says:

    I am the Marketing Director at the Mike Ferry Organization and I guarantee you that we do not have a twitter account or a facebook account. These were obviously set-up by fans of the company. Are you all really that obtuse that you automatically assume that because there is a social media account with our logo and/0r name on it that it is Mike Ferry’s? Seriously … call me direct if you have any questions … 800-448-0647.

  2. TheRECoach says:

    Really Michelle? Really? Obtuse, Really?

    World English Dictionary
    obtuse (əbˈtjuːs)

    — adj
    1. mentally slow or emotionally insensitive

    Look, I was at Gen Blue, I saw the so called “Smackdown”, and basically Mike ran all over Mathew, not because of his “flawed” premise, but because he is a superior Orator…and you calling people who may not understand Social Media well enough to recognize a “Sanctioned” page “Obtuse” is uncalled for.

    Bottom line = The message got lost in the production…that being, we are in a moment in time where Old School Selling Skills and New Technology Skills are BOTH necessary! In fact, if you were half Mathew & half Mike, you would be a damn good RE Agent =) You would fish in a huge pond for Prospects, and find or “hook” a ton of them, and you would convert those catches to contracts at a high rate using proven closing skills.

    Coldwell Banker sent Mathew in to a debate he could not win, and that may have derailed the message, but this message is so clear and so important that it will never be stopped…live, learn, listen to progress or get the hell out of the way!

    Eric Bryant
    TheRECoach
    Coldwell Banker Coastal Alliance

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