real estate agent: Two Business Saving Tips - 05/10/11 05:11 AM
I was reminded once again today the importance of marketing, customer retention and follow-up.
I recently wrote a blog on the simple fact that Marketing is NOT Optional and feel that today I need to once again enforce this fact as I was told that "Now is not a time for an agent to spend money. Things are tight and they need save their money."
My questions to those out there that feel this way is how is "saving your money" going to get you the business you already don't have?  Is your savings account going to send you referrals and … (1 comments)

real estate agent: So you just lost $11,520 in commissions!! - 04/08/11 08:08 AM
                                                            So you just lost $11,520 in commissions last month!!
 
I am working with agents daily, and today I was doing an analysis for one agent who lost $11,520 in potential commissions! 
Every business professionals has past clients, leads and referral partners, but what do they do with them?   From what I have seen, no much.   Placing your database on an automated email drip campaign or sending standard newsletters aren't going to get the business rolling in.  You need to provide them with VALUE! 
I am sure you have seen this statistic before: "78% of people surveyed said they would … (2 comments)

real estate agent: Why should I use ActiveRain? - 12/21/10 08:28 AM
"So, why should I use ActiveRain?"

I speak with real estate agents and mortgage professionals on a daily basis and it blows me away how many are not on ActiveRain, don't know what it is, have heard about it and been told how important it is at seminars, so they have an account , BUT don't use it and best of all are the ones who "think" their assistant may have one for them, but they are not sure. ..........REALLY?
 
ActiveRain is not all about exposure on the Internet and optimization; it is about sharing ideas, what is working, … (13 comments)

real estate agent: Put Your Listings in the Spot Light! - 09/10/10 10:10 AM
MAKE YOUR LISTINGS OUT SHINE THE COMPETITION
Now is the time to set yourself apart. The market is saturated with properties and your sellers must get
their home recognized without costing both of you a ton of cash.

What is your unique selling point
and marketing strategies?
How do you plan to get their property noticed?....Same old same old, sign in the yard, open houses, MLS listing, fliers out front, fingers crossed..... You can do better, your smart, motivated and will not be turn down opportunity.
We are currently providing free marketing tools to select agents that are looking … (0 comments)

real estate agent: It's Easy to Become a Top Agent - 04/06/10 04:28 AM
What Are You Doing To Compete With Top Agents?
Now is the time to set yourself apart. The market is saturated with properties and your sellers must get
their home recognized without costing both of you a ton of cash.

What is your unique selling point
and marketing strategies?
How do you plan to get their property noticed?....Same old same old, sign in the yard, open houses, MLS listing, fliers out front, fingers crossed..... You can do better, your smart, motivated and will not be turn down opportunity.
We are currently providing free marketing tools to select agents that … (3 comments)

real estate agent: NAR 2009 Survey Results In - 03/15/10 10:19 AM
 
THE FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW

47% of all home purchases where made by 1st timers leaving 53% for repeat buyers (a 7% increase for last year) Internet and yard signs are the best method used for buyers and sellers to find a home and choose their agent (don’t spend your $$$ on magazines and newspaper ads, they are only read by 27% of buyers) 66% of buyers and sellers where happy with their agent, BUT only 17% used the same agent (does this make you want to get your database set up and stay on top of these … (2 comments)

real estate agent: Top Agents At Work - 02/22/10 06:50 AM
What Are You Doing To Compete With Top Agents?
Now is the time to set yourself apart.  The market is saturated with properties and your sellers must get
their home recognized without costing both of you a ton of cash.

What is your unique selling point
and marketing strategies?
How do you plan to get their property noticed?....Same old same old, sign in the yard, open houses, MLS listing, fliers out front, fingers crossed..... You can do better, your smart, motivated and will not be turn down opportunity.
We are currently providing free marketing tools to select agents that … (0 comments)

 
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