February Marketing Handouts - In Time For Valentines Day

Real Estate Agent with Front Gate Real Estate Broker 11085

How do you stay top-of-mind with friends and clients?Sweethearts Candywas in the dollar store recently and scooped up a ton of these candy hearts, you know the ones that have sentiments imprinted on them, like "Be Mine", "Together" and "Cutie Pie".


I attached a label with my contact information and picture on it. They tuck inside your purse and you can hand them out instead of a business card at this time of year. A stranger stood behind me at the checkout line and struck up a conversation. He asked what I did for a living and I gave him a candy heart.


My granddaughter was invited to a spend the night party and I sent a batch to the hostess to use as party favors. A local restaurant has a bowl full of them at the check-out.


I mailed 100 Valentines to my past clients, too.  Thanks to a marketing group I'm in on Facebook, I also shared a Valentines video on my business page and several neighborhood groups.

Valentines Postcard Heart


It's not too late, but you better hurry to the dollar store if you want to implement these ideas in time for Valentines Day.

Valentines Candy




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Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
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Hi Pat,
I need to get to the Dollar Store now!!! 

Feb 11, 2018 10:28 AM #1
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I like that second one it is both cute and to the point.

Feb 11, 2018 11:03 AM #2
marti garaughty
garaughty.com - Montreal, QC
a highly caffeinated creative type...

marti garaughty, abstract art, graphic design, marketing, WordPress consultant

Feb 11, 2018 11:27 AM #3
Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513

My store had plenty as of yesterday Carol Williams.

Joe Pryor - our office staff helps with these projects. We meet quarterly to come up with marketing ideas.

Feb 11, 2018 11:45 AM #4
Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513

I almost forgot to share these ideas, marti garaughty.  Carol Williams reminded me through a post of her own.

Thank you for the feature!

Feb 11, 2018 11:47 AM #5
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Holidays offer so many opportunities to be creative like you have been Pat. Thanks for sharing your ideas. They will leave sweet thoughts.

Feb 11, 2018 02:54 PM #6
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

That second one, "You Are the Heart of Our Business," is my favorite.

Feb 11, 2018 03:08 PM #7
Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513

Creativity runs amok in my brain Debbie Reynolds. Do you think the candy will make it home to mom and dad?? I'm not sure, but at least the kids will get a sweet treat.

Myrl Jeffcoat - it's my favorite and it's true. Past clients are our biggest fans.

Feb 12, 2018 08:05 AM #8
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Wow Pat, I should of seen this blog in January, to late now for me to do it.


Feb 12, 2018 01:34 PM #9
Patricia Feager
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS - Not only are these creative marketing ideas, they exemplify who you are as a Business Owner. You're a sweet friend to the community and you believe in building relationships and maintaining a strong business. I would love to do business with you. There should be no doubt in anyone's mind that you believe in doing the right thing for all the right reasons. 

Feb 12, 2018 02:51 PM #10
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists

So crative and so sweet. Nice way to get your name out...

Feb 13, 2018 04:16 AM #11
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Good morning Pat.  These are great ways to keep all of your sphere and past clients thinking of you.

Feb 13, 2018 04:47 AM #12
Steffy Hristova
HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 480-966-9353 - Tempe, AZ
Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work!

Hi Pat, pretty and creative way to stay in touch with your contacts. Thanks for sharing.

Feb 13, 2018 06:36 AM #13
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Pat, what a great idea, will have to take your idea and implement it in my market for next year... note to self... in the mean time Happy Valentines Day to you,Endre

Feb 14, 2018 10:54 PM #14
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Pat - that was certainly a nice sentiment and I am sure you made an impression.

Feb 17, 2018 05:58 AM #15
Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513

Endre Barath, Jr. - we have different postcards each month. You might consider doing one for Springtime Tips or Easter. :)

Grant Schneider - I enjoy staying in touch with clients and sphere. If I could wish everyone I know a Happy Valentines Day without seeming cheesy, I would do it.

P. S.: Happy Belated Valentines Day :)

Feb 19, 2018 11:17 AM #16
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