Marketing Is Made More Complex Than It Needs To Be | Keep It Simple!!

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Managing Real Estate Broker with RE/MAX Executive Realty 104763
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So many agents respond to marketing posts as if they were magical thoughts. “Marketing is common sense.”  It’s a matter of sharing thoughts with your audience that will trigger a response and result in a phone call. 

The first step is to determine who your audience will be.  These are the folks who are the target of your marketing. For most of you, it would be those who have a desire for your niche. It’s the focus of your marketing.

Once you know who these potential clients are, you will then be able to think as they think.  If you were one of these potential clients, what type of marketing would trigger a response from you?  “This is common sense.”

This is how you determine what your online keywords will be; what flavor your print marketing will have; and where your postcards will be directed.  It all starts with knowing your audience, and it continues with your thinking as that audience thinks.  “This is common sense.”

Know your audience; know your market; and make your presentation direct but with passion.  Be convincing, and let your audience know that you mean business. “Market like you mean it.”  Future clients need guidance, and if they feel their guide is not strong, they’re on to the next one.  “Marketing is common sense.”

Just a quick thought on marketing….

 

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Barbara Todaro, sales manager of RE/MAX Executive Realty 

Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

308 W. Central St...suite E

Franklin, MA 02038

508-520-9881

Exclusive Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

 

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Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
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thanks, Shannon O'Brien .... common sense and simplicity.... that's how I present my marketing.... 

May 30, 2018 01:35 PM #48
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

 Love this KISS principle ... Keep it Simple Silly ... Thank you Barbara Todaro - The Marketing Queen!

May 30, 2018 05:57 PM #49
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
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Diana Dahlberg I love your version of KISS....not so thrilled about the typical that we often see....

May 31, 2018 03:01 AM #50
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Steven Nickens
Elite Pacific Properties Maui - Wailea, HI
R(S)GRI ABR, Maui Real Estate Hawaii

Again genius, the only problem is our selves getting it right, be the right message. That is the million dollar question, very thought provoking  Barbara. It really gets me thinking how we approach our audience.

May 31, 2018 03:02 AM #51
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
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Steven Nickens don't overthink it!!! this is what the majority of agents do.... KEEP IT SIMPLE... how would you think, if you were that target audience.... you know YOU.... and if that thought doesn't work, think of another way you would think if you were that audience... make your title keywords reflect that.... and discuss those thoughts in your content....

May 31, 2018 03:50 AM #52
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Linda Metallo DiBenardo
RE/MAX Impact, Lockport, Illinois - Lockport, IL

I have always found it's better to work a smaller area.    Find a niche and work it.   It's that simple.

May 31, 2018 09:12 AM #53
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
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Linda Metallo DiBenardo niche marketing is the way to go .... new construction was always my niche....

May 31, 2018 09:55 AM #54
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Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Common sense is huge - it's interesting when it's not always the method of choice. Hahaha. D 

Jun 01, 2018 07:39 AM #55
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
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Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD it's surprising how many have minimal!!!! 

Jun 01, 2018 07:42 AM #56
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Erika Rogers
Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage - Saint George, UT
St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist

Great message and something I needed to hear!  I make it too complicated sometimes and get overwhelmed. Thanks Barbara Todaro for the reminder

Jun 01, 2018 12:43 PM #57
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
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Erika Rogers just keep it simple.... your target will clearly understand your messages and you'll get more business.... 

Jun 01, 2018 01:34 PM #58
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Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

Barbara Todaro  Your quick thoughts make big impressions

Jun 01, 2018 02:15 PM #59
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
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Thanks, Hannah Williams 

Jun 02, 2018 10:08 AM #61
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Jan Green
Value Added Service, 602-620-2699 - Scottsdale, AZ
HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN

Great post as ususal Barbara.  Love your phrase, "Market like you mean it."  Spot on, market like you want the business!

Jun 02, 2018 09:00 PM #62
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
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Jan Green when you "market like you mean it" you'll be sure to get the business....

Jun 03, 2018 06:40 AM #63
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Jan Green
Value Added Service, 602-620-2699 - Scottsdale, AZ
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Amen sister! 

Jun 03, 2018 02:56 PM #64
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
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you got that one right!!  but you need to say it with a Boston accent...Sista!!! Jan Green 

Jun 03, 2018 03:08 PM #65
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Jan Green
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HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN

  If there were a laughing bitmoji on this site it would be the brunette, doubled over backing up to a Jack !@#%!  You crack me up :)

Jun 03, 2018 04:45 PM #66
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Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce

Hot markets have again floated the nyth with new agents,..just wait for the phone to ring..uh huh.

Aug 27, 2018 04:13 PM #67
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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Real estate marketing strategies are now all about engaging your audience digitally and positioning yourself as a long-term partner through valuable content. And you, my dear Barbara are excellent in it. 

Sep 11, 2018 09:31 PM #68
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