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Joan Gale Frank is an award-winning writer/producer for video, print, audio and TV commercials. She also provides marketing writing for websites, author promotions, and companies of all sizes. Her client list includes Fortune 500 companies such as Apple Inc., Intel Corporation, Hewlett Packard and Johnson & Johnson.
Ms. Frank is the author of Home Seller’s Blues And How to Beat Them available in paperback or as an Ebook at http://www.homesellersblues.com, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and the Apple iBookstore. The book helps frustrated home sellers overcome the worries, uncertainty and financial stress that sellers often experience during slow-moving housing markets, and gives a wide-range of home selling tips to make a house sell faster and potentially for more money.
She is also the author of the motivational Ebook and audio program, “Instant Guts!” available on Amazon.com and iTunes. “Instant Guts!” was nominated by Audiophile as “Best Personal Growth Audio of the Year,” alongside Bill Moyer’s “Healing and the Mind” and Marrianne Williamson’s “A Return to Love.” Best-selling author, Wayne Dyer called it, “Great for helping you overcome inertia and get your life on purpose.”
Ms. Frank has appeared on numerous radio and TV interviews, and frequently speaks at business conferences. She holds a Master’s Degree, specializing in adult learning and motivation, and a Master’s Degree in Public Health from U.C.L.A. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
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Los Angeles Time Article, Business and Real Estate Section, Sunday, 10/3/10, also in the Los Angeles Times Online Edition.
PRESS RELEASE – AUGUST 31, 2010
Real Estate Veteran Offers Home Seller’s Blues Cure
Portland, OR, August 31, 2010 – With existing U.S. home sales diving to 15-year lows and millions of homes stagnant on the market, home sellers are suffering increasing anxiety, uncertainty and financial stress. To address these symptoms, motivational author Joan Gale Frank has published, “Home Seller’s Blues (And How to Beat Them.)”
“This is the first book of its kind to cheer people on and up when their home isn’t selling,” says Frank, a long-time real-estate investor domestically and abroad. “It also provides hundreds of practical tips on how to sell a home faster using buyer/seller psychology.”
When her own Arizona home didn’t sell for a year, Frank gathered extensive home selling advice from top real estate experts, home stagers, landscape artists, psychologists and marketing whizzes. Her research paid off. Frank said “I was able to pinpoint potential buyers and appeal directly to them, which helped sell my house faster. I also discovered how to be happy instead of miserable while waiting for a buyer.”
“Home Seller’s Blues” was created to share Frank’s findings with other frustrated home sellers. It features comprehensive home selling tips, including quick, inexpensive ways to make a house memorable, how to attract more buyers, finding the best Realtor, win/win pricing, easy ways to get a house ready to show in minutes, and identifying little problems that cause home rejection.
Several chapters of the book are dedicated to overcoming negative emotions ranging from fear and frustration to insomnia and helplessness. The book also emphasizes how to enjoy life during the entire home selling experience. “Ms. Frank’s insights into the emotions, psychology and real estate strategies of home selling are right on,” says Alexis Halmy, Portland, Oregon Realtor.
“Home Seller’s Blues” is available for $9.99 at the Apple iBookstore, on Amazon’s Kindle, and at www.homesellersblues.com. Frank also provides inspiration and often humorous home selling advice on her blog, http://www.housesellingblues.com.
Press Contact: Joan Gale Frank, Joanf@homesellersblues.com
HOME SELLER’S BLUES NEWS ARTICLES ( 8/31/10):
St. Louis Examiner, Sherrie Giddens: Home Seller’s Blues Offers Advice When a Home Is Not Selling
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