Real Estate Financing Expert Ed Craine Hits Best Seller List

Ed Craine, real estate and networking expert, recently hit two separate best-seller lists with the new business book “Building The Ultimate Network.

Orlando, Fla. – February 28, 2012 – Ed Craine, real estate trainer, writer and speaker, recently joined with noted business networking expert, best-selling author and speaker, Dr. Ivan Misner and a select group of leading experts on a broad array of subjects to co-write the book titled, Building The Ultimate Network. Nick Nanton, Esq. along with business partner, JW Dicks, Esq., signed a publishing deal with each of these authors to contribute their expertise to the book, which was released under their CelebrityPress™ imprint.

Building The Ultimate Network was released on Thursday, September 29, 2011 and is a collaborative effort of entrepreneurs and professionals all around the world revealing their top secrets on building a profitable network of people and relationships, both online and offline. Ed Craine contributed a chapter titled “Conferences Build Databases, Generate Referrals.”

On the day of release, Building The Ultimate Network reached best-seller status in two separate categories.  The book reached best-seller status in the Direct Marketing and Entrepreneurship categories.

Ed Craine is a nationally recognized expert in commercial and residential real estate financing.

He is the CEO of award-winning Smith Craine Real Estate Financing in San Francisco.

Ed and his company have won numerous awards for excellence including being named California Mortgage Broker of the Year 2008 and one of the 10 Leading Mortgage Broker Providers of the United States in 2009.

He is a sought after speaker, trainer, and writer on mortgage and real estate topics. He has been interviewed by numerous media sources including major TV and radio affiliates in Los Angeles and San Francisco as well as print and online media including the Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, the LA Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Recently Ed became the publisher of a leading Mortgage industry trade publication.

From CelebrityPress:

Your NEW RESOLUTION is: GO FORWARD and SELL more by NETWORKING more! From your perspective, Networking is both easy and a cure-all for sales. However, the bottom line of this book is – Networking is NOT selling to a captive audience on the first meeting!!! The experienced professionals in this book will teach you that THIS DOES NOT WORK!!! There are successful methods for networking that have evolved and flourished through the research and practice of mentors like Dr. Ivan Misner – a world-renowned practitioner and teacher of Networking. So, while your instincts are right that this is a great idea, you will now learn the proven secrets of ‘what works’ as you read about the tested methods of Dr. Misner and other leading Networking experts in the business world. From this book, you will learn how to master Networking and truly INCREASE YOUR SALES.

After such a successful release Ed Craine will be recognized by The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors™, an organization that honors authors from many of the leading independent best-seller lists.

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More about Ed Craine:

Ed is also widely known for his business networking expertise.  He is the Executive Director for BNI (Business Network International) in San Francisco, a position he has held since 1997.

During this time, he has helped several thousand businesspeople grow their businesses through structured business referral systems.  He has won numerous awards, written dozens of articles, and has been a contributing author to three national best-selling business books on sales and networking.

To find out more about using conferences to grow your business, contact Ed at [email protected] or 415-406-2330.

About Celebrity Press™:

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