tweet: You Might Be A Social Media Douchebag If… ~ 1st Edition ~ - 02/10/14 08:06 AM
If you respond (pronounced "hijack") to a direct competitor's Tweet with an awkward sales pitch of your own, and then manage to reach only 1 account with your message... Your own... You might be a Social Media Douchebag!
No, correction, you ARE a Social Media Douchebag!
A few days ago I had this happen. I had a fellow Realtor in my town reply to one of my tweets.

I had tweeted a blog post about selling your home, this person then replied directly to me with a sales pitch about what an amazing real estate agent she is.
I … (4 comments)

tweet: 1st Commandment for Real Estate Agents on Twitter - 08/06/13 02:49 AM
Selling real estate on Twitter requires you to keep one simple thing in mind.... Don't!  Do not do it!  Don't even think about it!  Stop it!  Quit!  Right this minute!
You are looking at it all wrong.  In order to use Twitter effectively you have to just talk to people, build relationships and add value.  Constantly tweeting that "This #Spokane home is ready for you to move in" isn't value, it isn't interesting and it doesn't build relationships.  Tweeting links to your website for people to find out how much their home is worth is the same.  So is inviting your Twitter audience to search the MLS … (90 comments)

tweet: Social Media Is Not For Selling - 06/12/13 03:38 AM
Social media is not for selling, but at the same time, it might very well be the most effective way to get your ideas out to a large audience.  But rather than posting endless sales pitches to Facebook and twitter, you should be passing along useful information and content that applies to your company, line of work or industry.
For those who are new to social media, the temptation is to blast the feeds with what you think are amazing sales pitches, sure to get the attention of everybody following you on Twitter or Facebook.  Seems so logical to the old-school marketing person.  It’s free!  It takes crazy money … (1 comments)

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