Dick Betts is a National Speaker who brings four decades of business experience to his classes and seminars. For the past 20 years he has traveled North America presenting to all types of businesses. His down-to-earth style of speaking and understanding the subject material he covers has led Dick to be one of the industries top speakers. He practices what he teaches in his own business life which includes coordinating his busy schedule and client management. Dick’s topics include Mobile Technology (he’s known as the guru of Smartphones); Web Presence/Marketing, and Business Management which includes Time Management, Customer Relationship Management and just added Information Management. He understands the Facebook Generation and how to market on the web to reach the intended audience.
Being involved in management most of his career, business building and presentations are very special to Dick. He’s often called upon to deliver Keynote addresses and provide hours of specialized training. In the past Dick has presented “Outreach” type programs for colleges and universities geared to entrepreneurs and small businesses of all types. The Real Estate industry is particularly attracted to Dick’s style of teaching so he is in steady demand by numerous National, State and Local Boards and Associations of REALTORS® throughout the United States and Canada.
Any company considering Dick for training or business building position should consider his philosophy, “networking and relationship building are keys to his success!” Dick prides himself on the number of contacts he has turned into friends over the years. When dealing with a vendor the customer needs to feel they want this person in their professional life because they like them, feel comfortable around them and the product they offer adds value to its members. Having those three key ingredients is a must for a successful relationship.
Training - This has opened many doors for Dick leading to being hired by MLSs and associations to speak, working directly with NAR and many state associations. Dick has designed from the ground up training programs for Supra, Palm Inc, e-Pro, Point2, Agent Inbox and BoxMLS to name a few.
Consulting - Dick is available to be an important part of a project, a fresh set of eyes, somebody to tackle a project the organization doesn’t have the resources. Maybe a facilitator or help with strategy moving forward.
Author - Dick has authored more than 100 real estate related articles covering business building and technology in 2019. He is available to help with writing white papers, promotion material and press releases. Looking to increase awareness of your company or product? Dick would like the opportunity to speak with you.
Contributor - Realty Times
May 2019 to Present
Writing articles for weekly publication on Realty Times online news service. Subject matter will include best practices, business building skills, keys to being successful and other subjects relevent to the industry. Realty Times is the second largest online news service in North America.
Contributor - RE Technology
April 2019 to Present
Sharing practical, non-product specfic advice to help REALTORS® be successful. His articles will be shared bi-monthly to the 750,000 agents, brokers and association and MLS staff that subscribe to RE Technology.
Cadre - RealTown
March 2019 to Present
The RealTown Cadre Represents the Very Best of Professionals and Educators in the Real Estate Industry. For over twenty years, RealTown has provided professionals access to top-notch education and resources for training and education in the real estate industry.
Director of Customer Success - BoxMLS
June 2018 to November 2018
Working with a startup company with two customers to improve adoption and usage. In 4 months managed to increase adoption and usage by more than 15%. Was in the process of building a very comprehensive Customer Success Program including templates to cover email, webinars, social media and onsite training.
Sales Director - Agent Inbox February 2015 to April 2018
Working with a startup company with no customers to currently representing 37 MLSs and associations either live or in integration servicing 135,000 agents. Many of Agent Inbox accounts have some of the highest adoption and user rates of any 3rd party product offered today. A combination of customer involvement, training and supporting staff by Dick Betts has led to these results.
Contractor - Supra Lockbox Systems (GE Owned)
March 2002 to June 2012
Dick was a contractor handling just about everything from training, speaking and representing Supra at all types of functions and participating in the “Train the Trainer” program. The Supra president at the time introduced him as the “Company Swiss Army Knife” explaining we can send Dick anywhere to do anything and know he is representing Supra in a professional manner with the company’s best interest at the forefront!
Founder - Dick Betts Seminars and Technology Services
July 2001 to Present
Dick soon realized the need for technology training delivered in a way the real estate industry could use in the daily business of being a REALTOR. His down to earth style quickly propelled him to being one of the leading technology speakers in the country. Local, state and the National Association of REALTORS became repeat customers with Dick speaking throughout the United State sand Canada. This has helped him develop relationships in the real estate industry.
Presenter - Palm Inc, e-Pro, Point2 and other companies
July 2001 to Present
Dick has done contract work for many companies, some once or twice some up to 50 times. Companies provide what important information needs to be conveyed to attendees and Dick would build the presentation and travel the country taking the information to the prospects
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