What is the best advertising?

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Services for Real Estate Pros with C & M Locksmith

What is the best advertising?  It is that time of the year again.  Time for the yellow page folks to come around and promise how great their advertising is and how much it will help your business grow.  But the newspapers promise a great ROI as well as folks that mail out postcards to zip codes.  But we all know that most people listen to the radio and watch TV.  Would that be the best advertising?  Of course, we cannot forget the calls and e-mails that promise that my website will be the number one on google if I just let them have a bit of my money and they will work miracles!

Well, certainly advertising is important and each method has a purpose and will reach a certain type of client but what is the best?  That has to be the least expensive method and that is referrals.  This comes from giving excellent customer, cultivating relationships, and being the best at what you do.  Whatever method works the best for you I am sure it is because experience has taught them that you can be trusted.  That is what a referral is all about.

 C & M Locksmith San Antonio

Comments (4)

Rosalie Evans
Meritus Group Real Estate - Sioux Falls, SD
The Evans Group, Sioux Falls, SD Homes For Sale

It is my opinion that before long the phone book is just going to be a coaster and the the newspapers are not far behind it! I look up numbers on the internet. I read the newspaper on the internet. I look up maps on the internet. I read reviews of businesses on the internet. Did I mention internet?lol

Aug 18, 2011 06:13 PM
Bob Force (REALTOR®)
Century 21 - Redwood Realty - Mount Airy, MD
The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate

Yes, nothing can beat the word of mouth.  Good or Bad.  I tell clients I cannot afford to have them bad mouth me, and always do appreciate a referral

Aug 18, 2011 06:15 PM
Mike Mayer
Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC - Lafayette, LA

Word of Mouth is most definitely the MOST EFFECTIVE form of advertising. Exceptional service yields results!

Aug 18, 2011 06:21 PM
Elite Home Sales Team
Elite Home Sales Team OC - Corona del Mar, CA
A Tenacious and Skilled Real Estate Team

I do not know of anyone who still uses the yellowpages.  Almost everything is internet driven at this time.

Aug 18, 2011 07:22 PM