The power of the spider’s web

Real Estate Agent with Realty Pro Oregon, LLC 200311024

Why do spiders use a web? Well, to catch their next meal. But, can you use their same basic concept to help you get your next meal?

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If you plan a web of advertising that like a spider's web catches everyone you want, you can't lose. But, it can be very expensive.

So draw a strait line on a piece of paper right now. This line is equal to one form of advertising. Now draw a
second line, now a third and even a fourth line. These lines can even cross each other if you want. But each has to be a straight line!

These 4 lines equal the average number of ways agents advertise themselves and their listings. If a spider were to build his web with only 4 lines do you think he would catch much?

So why do you think your web that signifies your advertising is going to do much better? Now, imagine if you had 100's of advertising lines all crossing each other all with the same target audience, would you have a better chance of catching your next meal?

You bet you would! So think like a spider and build a web of adverting with one target in mind. Not one string of advertising targeting many different clients. You won't catch a thing, and maybe starving by meal time!

Posted by

Todd Clark (Broker/Owner)
The Friendly Home Team
Realty Pro, Oregon LLC
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Jason Romrell
Business Attorney and Success Advisor - Los Angeles, CA
So you just gotta be able to afford all the web?  LOL.  Great post.  It's just a matter of resources.  If you had to prioritize the top 4, what would you do?
Sep 05, 2007 10:56 AM #1
The Friendly Home Team
Realty Pro Oregon, LLC - Beaverton, OR
Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate

Jason, If I can't afford something I find someone who can and have them pay for it! Sounds silly, but I have a lot of my advertising paid by others for the privilege of putting there name on my stuff in hopes of getting a client call.


Sep 06, 2007 12:03 AM #2
Nicole Garner
Not Available - Tigard, OR
I love this post...I book-marked it, and gave you a 5. Thank you so much for sharing your useful tips with us.
Sep 06, 2007 12:23 PM #3
The Friendly Home Team
Realty Pro Oregon, LLC - Beaverton, OR
Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
Nicole - Glad you liked it, I think I'm going to be posting some of my favorite free advertising tips here in the next couple weeks, so stay tuned.
Sep 07, 2007 10:26 AM #4
John Wingate
EXIT Shore Realty - Salisbury, MD
Salisbury MD Real Estate, 302.339.5185, Salisbury, MD Homes

This was an awesome blog to teach people. I learned about the search engines spiders in college and this is something we all need to keep updated as things change quickly.

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