Social Media is Not a Waste of Time

Real Estate Sales Representative with Realty Executive Midwest

When I hear people say that social media is a waste of time I just shake my head.  I'll explain to them why I use it and how I use it but it goes in one ear and out the next without stopping. Today the defense rests:

Can anyone recommend a really good, ambitious, enthusiastic and honest Real Estate agent in the neighborhood? I want to sell my house. Thanks!!

A few years back I created a Facebook Fan Page named " I Grew Up in Garfield Ridge".  The intent was merely to share stories with the people I grew up with about our old neighborhood.  I never solicit business on the page but my friends that are members of that page are also members of Joe Kenny's Real Estate Page and are the same people who referred me today.

I have created a social media system for my business and today I witnessessed the fruit of my work.  What a great way to start up 2014.  It's a good life!



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Margaret Goss
Baird & Warner Real Estate - Winnetka, IL
Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate

Congrats - if you use it correctly and systematically, it will work! Many people think it's still about what you ate for lunch . . .

Dec 27, 2013 07:43 AM #1
Tony & Darcy Cannon
Aubrey and Associates Realty - Layton, UT
The C Team

Joe, That is a nice reminder and tutorial on why and how to use social media!  Great posts!

Dec 27, 2013 07:52 AM #2
Marcy Moyer
eXp Realty of California Silicon Valley Probate, Trust, and Investment Sales - Mountain View, CA
Probate, Trust, and Investment Specialist

Congrats! Looks like you have this system down to work for you.


Dec 27, 2013 10:33 AM #3
Anita Clark
ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055 - Warner Robins, GA
Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA

Joe: Social media works great...kudos to you for providing top level service!

Dec 28, 2013 10:54 PM #4
Ed & Tracy Oliva
West USA Realty - Arizona - Fountain Hills, AZ
The Oliva Team Arizona Agents

Good Morning:   This is some great Info for all in the business,  keep up the good work and good luck in 2014,  E

Dec 28, 2013 11:27 PM #5
Joe Kenny
Realty Executive Midwest - Darien, IL
Better Than Your Average Joe

Mararet- Thank you, it's been a long time getting it right.  By the way I had an excellent ham sandwhich for lunch today.  It's a good life

Tony and Darcy-  Thank you and I often need to be reminded.  It's a good life

Anita- Thank you, I have learned from you and your husband.  It's a good life

Ed & Tracy- I hope you have a great 2014 as well.  It's a good life



Dec 29, 2013 04:07 AM #6
Kaye Swain
Keller Williams Real Estate Roseville CA - Roseville, CA
Your Roseville Real Estate Agent

You've done an awesome job of that. Mega kudos and thanks for the excellent example for us all 

Jan 13, 2014 11:25 AM #7
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