How often do you receive a FRIEND REQUEST on Facebook from someone you don't know? Do you accept it?
How often do you track someone on Twitter who just has good info or witty comments?
What is the draw to meeting new people or tracking new products and services?
As an expert in Raleigh Real Estate here in North Carolina, how can I offer value to help the public?
I personally think people misunderstand social media to be an ADVERTISING HEAVEN! That isn't the case...
It's about building value, establishing yourself as a trusted information source and providing a win win for anyone you come in contact with. If a new friend is reaching out to you on Facebook, what can they offer to create value for you and all of your others contacts.
Facebook isn't about games, or gossip or even finding old long lost friends. It's about sharing my thoughts and professional viewpoint to people I don't normally interact with.
There have been a few blogs on AR that speak about Facebook being a waste because they don't want to see the games. Here's a quick way to solve that problem. GAME SPAM BLOCKER
If you think you're supposed to post that you're a Realtor with every comment, group or person that you come in contact with, you're pushing potential clients AWAY! Keep it light, fresh, and only post business half of the time unless it's a dedicated Fan Page about your role in real estate.
I'd love to meet some new people! Fee free to follow or fan me today. I'm happy to reciprocate and follow along with your life too. You never know when we'll cross paths in the real world!