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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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“Next Week I am Closing A House Thanks to Facebook!” - 06/30/11 11:56 AM
This is a guest post from Acton Realtor Joelle Spearcalled “Next Week I am Closing a House Thanks to Facebook!“ As a Realtor, I create a business plan every year for expanding my business. I marked 2011 as the year I would get real estate business from social media. Being a math person, I never thought I’d see the day I spent time writing my “Life In Metrowest” blog for work. The reality I’ve discovered is that people want information from sources they trust, and I have a lot of real estate expertise to share. I’m proud to say I’m now a featured blogger (3 comments)
One of the most effective strategies for keep your Facebook page for real estate updated is to share your fans with your referral partners! Not only does it promote your referral partners to your Facebook fans, but it will also result in your Facebook page being promoted to their fans too! How to share your Facebook fans with your Referral Partners: 1. Make a list of 5-10 of your referral partners who are on Facebook and keep their page up-to-date (REIC uses Continuity Programs, Westcor New England, Lepizzerra Laprocina, Fairway Mortgage, Michael Dunsky and others). 2. Become a fan of their page on Facebook. 3. When they post (2 comments)
2 Social Media Flow-Charts for Real Estate Leads - 06/27/11 09:29 AM
You’re about to discover the 2 social media flow-charts some of the most successful real estate agents in the country are using to get real estate leads using social media. The first social media flow-chart is the process that agents use if they social media is one of their primary lead generation tools. The second is the chart that most agents use to get started. Social Media Flow Chart 1: This is for agents who are currently trying to use all the social media accounts to get leads, but are not sure what to do AND the agent who wants to commit (6 comments)
One Advanced Way to Get More Fans on Your Real Estate Facebook Page - 06/21/11 09:23 AM
If you have a professional Facebook fan page for real estate, you’re probably wondering how to increase your number of fans. You're about to discover one of the most advanced techniques we use to get a lot more fans to our Facebook fan page. The easiest way for us to get more fans is to put a custom tab on our page to capture registrations for our events. When we invite our email database to register to our event we direct them to register to a custom tab like this:
Now, for somebody to register for our event they (1 comments)
How to Post a .pdf File to your Facebook Fan Page - 06/20/11 11:43 AM
You’re about to discover the step-by-step instructions for how to post a .pdf file to your Facebook fan page. Many real estate agents, loan officers, and attorneys want to share their marketing materials on their Facebook fan page, but are not sure how. I recently taught our social media coaching clients how to do this, but wanted all Facebook fan page owners to have access to these instructions. 1. Sign up for an account at Scribd.com Go to www.scribd.com and click “Sign Up” in the top right-hand corner. You can easily sign-up for scribd with your existing Facebook account by clicking “log-in with Facebook.” 2. Upload (4 comments)
When you decide to start a Facebook fan page for real estate you can follow the 3-step process below to realize immediate results. If you're like most of the top agents (or loan officers) we work with, when you use this process you'll have the most professional page in your market, a core of great fans, and a plan for using your page consistently! 3 Steps to Starting A Great Facebook Fan Page for Real Estate 1. Set-up you Facebook fan page so that is professional. A properly set-up business page should be able to: A) capture leads and (3 comments)
3 New Ways Agents are Using Facebook for Real Estate - 06/06/11 10:35 AM
As you're reading this you're going to discover 3 new ways agents are using Facebook to support their real estate business. By embracing these strategies that less than 1% of agents know you'll be able to use Facebook as a critical support for your overall marketing. 1. They are using Facebook pages as their website or their “face to the world.” - Many agents are starting to save money by using their Facebook page as website because they can get rid of their monthly web fees. This is great for the agents who need to save money and are not getting (10 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.