Articles by Nick Gaede

Nick Gaede

Nick Gaede

Nick is a Video Producer with Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies. He’s been writing, filming and editing videos since 2008. Nick enjoys spending time with his partner and two boys, as well as reading, writing and living a healthy, humble life.
Nick Gaede

Real Business is Personal and Authenticity Lasts a Lifetime

I filmed at a business innovation conference a few years ago. The conference was run by MBA students from a prestigious Canadian university and attended by prominent business people from all over North America. I was paid by the MBA students to film the conference. That included all the keynotes, some of the breakout sessions, and all of the fancy snack and alcohol consumption. I was a one-man crew, Continue Article

4 Business Tips to Learn from Game of Thrones Season 6

I love HBO’s Game of Thrones. I also love the novel series, A Song of Ice and Fire that the show is (loosely) based on. Here’s a quick list of relevant business tips we can learn from the recently completed season. Note: this blog contains spoilers. Read on only if you’re completely up to date with the series. 1. Your title does not make you a leader, your actions do Jon Snow leads the Continue Article

Proverbs For The Real Estate Professional

Proverbs are fun. The idea of a proverb is to use an oft-repeated phrase, frequently metaphorical, to provide advice or a life-lesson. For example, ‘the pen is mightier than the sword’ implies that words & ideas are more effective, persuasive than force. Proverbs are used around the world and can have their own culturally-specific meanings as well as universal implications. They can Continue Article

Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail: 5 quick tips for DIY real estate videos

Cut out all the noise about video production. 4k, sensor size, Canon, Sony, Nikon—forget about all of that. When it comes to DIY video production, what matters most is the content you produce and the cost-effectiveness of that production. In other words, what really matters is that you make something pretty and don’t take too much time doing it. Here are 5 quick tips to help you with DIY Continue Article

5 Business Reasons to Hire an In-House Media Producer

Let’s say you have 100 agents in your brokerage and these agents have 50 listings between them. Each of these listings needs to be marketed online, a process that includes, among other things, top notch photography and video work. There’s nothing wrong with paying a freelancer or production company for this job. They’re the experts and will (likely) give you everything you pay for. But Continue Article

Getting Started with WOLFconnect Mobile

From client meetings to weekend showings, agents are needed everywhere, all at once. With WOLFconnect mobile agents can: accept or decline new leads access all of their business or client contacts check out their listings track upcoming showings and open houses It's not easy to be everywhere at once, but with WOLFconnect Mobile it's possible! Continue Article

Why you should use sound effects in your real estate videos

You’re sitting in a theatre. You’re early and start chatting with the person beside you. Over your shoulder you hear whispers of similar conversations and popcorn crunching, shoes sticking to the floor. You come to the realization that you’ll be sharing your personal space with a hundred noisy strangers for the next two hours. But then the lights go down and the trailers start. Everything Continue Article