Marketing Tips for Real Estate Agents

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"My first email added nearly $400,000 to my sales and about $12,000 to my GCI. Not too shabby for a $5 investment, huh?" - Brian Rayl about his first email from Happy Grasshopper. We are always so touched when one of our clients shares their experiences with Happy Grasshopper.  Here's what Brian ...
02/06/2013
What are agents making over $100,000 a year spending their resources on?  Surprise, it's email marketing!* It's the perfect time to put new systems in place.  Have you made email marketing a priority?  If not, it might be time to give it some consideration. So how do you get started?  Here are so...
01/03/2013
Have you started thinking about your business resolutions for the New Year? We've all heard these statistics for years. 50% of leads receive no follow-up at all 95% of leads receive no follow-up after 3 months Average response time for lead follow-up is 36 hours In recent years, there has been an...
12/27/2012
Beta Alert! Hey ActiveRainers.  When we started Happy Grasshopper 2 years ago, the members of the AR community were instrumental in the successful launch of our tool.  We can't thank you enough. We are getting ready to launch a new tool and we want your feedback. Happy Grasshopper helps you engag...
12/19/2012
My partner sent this to me this morning: "She had lost the art of conversation, but not, unfortunately, the power of speech." ― George Bernard Shaw I'm not sure if he was just sharing something he found interesting, sending a suggestion for a blog post, or just giving me a hint!  Maybe it was a l...
12/06/2012
Have you ever tried to contact someone by email and then not received a response? Of course, who hasn't had that happen... Focus on these 3 steps and I guarantee you'll get replies.1. The "I, I, I" testBefore you send, do a quick scan for the word I.  How many times did you use it?You failed if t...
11/14/2012
Do you ask your clients for testimonials? Do you use them? There is nothing like social proof.  Stop telling your potential clients how great you are, instead share what your clients have to say.  Here's a few ideas how: Build a book of customer love.  It is easy to do and makes a huge impact.  Y...
11/08/2012
We had a lot of fun trick or treating on Wednesday night.  Renton's first Halloween wasn't candy field, but he did lap up the ohs and ahs that were handed out by our neighbors as we made our rounds and spread some cuteness around the neighborhood. I did pretty well myself.  While we were out say...
11/01/2012
I just ran across this Seth Godin blog post on the Agent Caffeine FB page. Both are excellent sources of inspiration when you need a little pick me up. Godin's post asked: "Do you have a people strategy?" He goes on muse about why we are all suddenly concerned about having a blogging strategy, a...
10/18/2012
I love open houses!  In fact, it is a favorite Sunday afternoon activity.  We're trying to see a wide variety of properties and get a really good feel for where we want to move our growing family. Here's a stunning fact: of the 25 or so open houses I have been to this year, only 1 agent has asked...
10/11/2012