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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
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Adding Your Real Estate Listings To Facebook - 03/26/10 07:49 AM
There are many applications available to add your real estate listings to Facebook. So many in fact, it becomes very time consuming to look at each one and figure out which one best suits your needs. The purpose of this post is to save you time and aggravation by sharing my research as a real estate virtual assistant. 1. Realtor.com Realtor.com has a free Facebook application that pulls your listing information from Realtor.com and adds it to your Facebook profile in a box on your left sidebar and in a tab. All you need is your MLS ID and you are (9 comments)
Social Media. Real Estate. What's the BIG Deal? - 03/11/10 01:58 PM
Are you one of many who think social media is a Fad and you and your real estate business don't need to be there? I was! This video by Erik Qualman at Socialnomics.net will change your mind! As a real estate virtual assistant, I have been blogging for years and have understood the seo value of blogs. I also have personal profiles on the prominent social media sites, as well as created profiles for clients. But I have to admit, I did really GET social media. This video and a webinar course with Social Media Magic his opening my eyes. You (0 comments)
How NOT to Promote Your Real Estate Business! - 03/03/10 05:07 PM
I'm sure you have heard the quote 'Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.' I believe this is true. I also believe it has limits. One of the limits is copying text off the Home page of my real estate virtual assistant website without asking my permission. At first, I was not a happy camper as you can imagine. On taking a second look, it became hysterical. Here is why... I received an email from a virtual assistant friend of mine. I read: Hello, This website is stealing some of your content : http://colvas.com/default.aspx. The person left in the links (4 comments)
Do You Recommend Sellers Be Home During Showings? Gary Keller Does - 03/01/10 04:46 PM
When I heard Gary Keller, author of the best-selling "Shift: How Top Real Estate Agents Tackle Tough Times" and owner of Keller Williams Realty, was going to be on "Good Morning America" last week, I was anxious to hear what he had to what he had to say about how people can sell in a buyer's market. I was not only surprised but shocked to hear Gary Keller recommend sellers be present during showings of their homes. During my 17 years as a licensed Realtor®, common wisdom was for sellers NOT to be home and it leave the showings up to (12 comments)
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