Small Business Owner in Plymouth, Michigan
Michael McClure is the broker, owner and founder of Professional One Real Estate, which was named "One of the Most Creative Brands of the Past Decade" and a "Beta Brokerage of the Future.”
Michael is a co-founder of Curaytor, a full-service digital marketing company focused on helping clients acquire and retain more customers, which was just named to the Inc. Magazine "500 Fast Growing Companies in America" list.
Michael has been endorsed and recommended by the New York Times, specifically in conjunction with his use of technology and social media in real estate.
Erik Qualman, the author of "Socialnomics" and "Digital Leader," called Michael the "best in the business at using technology in real estate."
Michael is the co-author of the 2015 Swanepoel Tech Guide and the 2013 Swanepoel Technology Report.
Michael founded Raise the Bar Radio, along with the 20K+ member Raise the Bar Facebook group, which is frequently quoted in the real estate press. Inman News called him a "kingpin of Facebook groups" for his work in this context.
He was named one of Inman News' 50 Most Influential Online, and has twice been named to the "SP200 list," most recently as the #4 rated Social Media individual.
Michael's Twitter (where he has 55K+ followers) and other Social Media efforts have been used as training examples in the educational programs of the T3 Experts, GoodLife Team, Keller Williams, RE/MAX, Coldwell Banker and Inman News, among others.
He has spoken nationally on the topics of social media, branding and professionalism in NYC, SF, Chicago, Las Vegas, Portland, Seattle, Atlanta, Cleveland and Columbus.
He is one of the highest-rated public speakers on SpeakerMix.com (#1 in Detroit, #4 in Michigan). Michael has hosted or co-hosted many webinars with audiences up to 1,000 attendees.
Michael has been mentioned and or quoted in the LA Times, Smart Money Magazine, AOL Real Estate, MSN.com, The Detroit News, Inman News and other news sources.
Before entering real estate, Michael worked for 10 years as a CPA at Price Waterhouse. He is a graduate of Michigan State University.
Michael was named the #1 MSU basketball fan in conjunction with the 2015 Final 4, where he helped primary sponsor AT&T promote the event, including making a live appearance with Shaquille O'Neal.