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Business Etiquette: Back to Basics - 04/24/12 02:50 PM
Being seasoned real estate agents, you know proper work etiquette and practice it daily. But wait - do you? When you’re young, straight out of college or fresh on the working scene, you put on your best suit and attitude to make a great professional impression on your colleagues and superiors. But as time goes by, things get more casual and you might lose your grasp on what’s appropriate and what’s not in the working world. With the growth of mobile and cyber communication, it seems like “professionalism” has toned down a notch. Instead of scheduling a meeting (whether it (3 comments)
As real estate agents, you know all about helping your clients make their home stand out from other homes on the market. You provide sellers with tips on making their home move-in ready and you create a personalized marketing plan for their home that will wow potential buyers. However, while you’re making sure your clients are providing that great first impression of their home; your own “wow factor” may be fading.
Sound familiar? It’s easy to get so involved in your day to day demands with trying to give the best to your clients that you forget about trying (4 comments)
Your website can be a powerful tool for catching an audiences’ attention and spurring them on to take action. Sure, in our social media driven age, it can be tempting to rely solely on your interactive approach, but there’s something tried and true about having a compelling website that will drive leads to become clients.
Interested in learning if your website has what it takes? Read on!
According to a recent study by the Missouri University of Science and Technology, participants were asked to on two simple factors: visual appeal and design. They were asked to rate 25 different (4 comments)
Enhance Your Twitter Profile! - 04/10/12 01:35 PM
With the introduction of Facebook’s new Timeline for ALL business pages, your focus may have drifted away from keeping up with your other social media efforts. I mean, creating the perfect cover photo takes time and you of course want to monitor all the feedback it’s getting. Now that the initial shock of the Timeline has subsided, it’s time to start getting back into the swing of what I’d like to call “Facebook and Beyond.” Let’s talk about Twitter: A few years ago Twitter was viewed as the ultimate online cocktail party. It was easy to get found and even easier (0 comments)
Search Engine Optimization has been at the forefront of many real estate agents minds the past few years since staying on top of sites like Google has been a great avenue to growing small businesses. And, while as Real Estate Virtual Assistants, we’ve seen the tremendous benefit of SEO, the question of over-optimization has been circulating.
Is there really such a thing as too much SEO?
At a recent South by Southwest conference, Google spokesperson Matt Cutts hinted at the idea of sites being penalized for over-optimization. While nothing has been established by Google yet, the goal would (4 comments)
Managing social media for both your personal life and your business life can be a sticky situation. With the little amount of time you have each day to work on social media, it can be difficult to keep track of what you’re posting or blogging about to ensure it’s timely, relevant and engaging. As always, your real estate virtual assistants are here to give you a few reminders on how to stay on top of things! As real estate virtual assistants, we are also planners and know that everything we do needs to have a clear purpose. What we tweet (0 comments)
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.