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Social Media a Marketing Tool for Real Estate - 09/18/10 07:29 AM
In the last years there has been an explosion of the Web. Social media has become the fastest change in communication of information in human history. People are "twittering" and posting their opinions on multiple social media sites. Participating in social media sites has become a dramatic game-changer that can have a big impact on small business bottom line. The rapid developments of social media sites are include the fact the following: 1. Facebook added 100 million users in less than nine months. One in six higher education students enrolled in an online course. YouTube became the second largest search engine (4 comments)
Can a smart phone do for you as much as an Ipad? - 09/18/10 06:45 AM
Some real Estate advisors are recommending substituting your computer with an IPAD to demonstrate their professionalism. You can use a mobile website and a smart phone to show prospects how professionally you can present their home. With the appropriate applications you will be able to show comparable sales and create a marketing campaign digitally just in front of the eyes of your seller eyes. An smart phone with the appropriate applications is the most affordable way for real estate agents to make their company appear more high tech while out in the field. Your smart phone can: Show property photos and (1 comments)
Some Ideas About Marketing - 09/11/10 06:52 AM
Some times when you start marketing for a service or product you feel that marketing is aversive and painful. In occasions you will like that clients come to you allowing you to just do your work. In reality you should change your ideas about marketing because this is part of who you are. If you love what you are doing, then doing what you love to do with others is authentic. Marketing is a craft that requires that you give to others either by writing an article, a blog or by taking someone to lunch to talk about your product or (4 comments)
Can Participating in Social Networking Help Boost Your Business? - 09/08/10 05:22 AM
In 2008 around 27% of households were participating in the online community this figure went to a staggering 43% in 2009. These sites include Facebook, MySpace and Linkedin, according to a survey of 10,000 households that appeared in The Consumer Barometer. The possibility of interacting with family, friends and celebrities is the reason most networkers log at least once a day on sites like Twitter. While most users log at home some do it at work and around 10% connect through their phone. The participation is increasing in all the different groups of society, those 33 and over went from 6% (4 comments)
How you can become a better realtor? - 09/05/10 08:21 AM
Of course it requires a lot of dedication and it starts by selecting the specific area you will like to work in. A realtor® requires to preview all the homes that come on the market. He/she should attend as many open houses as possible and track down price reductions of the properties in your area. When you track the closings and the sold prices in your target area you will understand the list to sell ratio on your area. You should attend any county meeting where they will vote on changes to zoning and housing areas. You should start writing on (5 comments)
Affordable Mobile Websites - 09/04/10 06:12 PM
For years Virtual Florida Tours has been researching the market to obtain a more flexible and cheaper solution for marketing realtors and we found it at last you can obtain a very effective website that will allow your prospects to have all your listings at the tips of their fingers. They will be able to see all your listings, they can browse the photos of the listing they are interested in and also obtain driving locations to the listing they are interested in. By just sending a test message with your name to 43766 they will receive a website fitted exactly (1 comments)
Marketing solutions for Real Estate agents that include interactive virtual tours. Single property websites, Panoriders, Interactive 3D floor plans, 3D walk through, Video Slide Shows with audio and much more.
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.