The 4 Biggest Mistakes Real Estate Agents Are Making in Social Media
JULY 13, 2016
I get asked many times why I focus on the real estate and mortgage industry when it comes to social media. ” Those red dot moments are sacred moments for a lot of people and in my opinion, there is no better medium to connect, build trust, stay in touch and build your business in real estate than through social media. Mistake #4: Not creating original content.
The 3 Most Effective Ways to Use Social Media to Generate Leads
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
They key here is to provide a tremendous amount of value to the community, and when questions come up about real estate or homes, that may be an opportunity to share your knowledge or expertise. Content Marketing. Are you creating content that tells the story of what it feels like to work with you or highlights your expertise? Facebook Groups. Set the rules. Brainstorm.
3-Part Social Media Strategy That Actually Works
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
Part 1: Align Daily/Weekly Content Strategy With Goals. If it’s yours too, build your objectives around a creative content schedule that maximizes every network you’re actively using. Create 5 specific pieces of content for Facebook and Twitter each week. Use live streaming to build a stockpile of brand content ready to repurpose. Because the reality is this.
Google News Lab, Algorithms, and Content Creation
JULY 7, 2015
Three years ago, I was introduced to Narrative Science , a company that trains computers to write news stories and create content or, better explained, how algorithms are becoming superior storytellers over journalists. It’s a new world where algorithms and humans are working hand-in-hand to produce some of the world’s best content. How Content Creation Will Change.
How to Stop Wasting Time on Social Media
JUNE 8, 2016
” Whether you are a real estate agent, broker or social media manager – being able to be efficient with our time when it comes to social media, and still find the time to engage online is key. If you’ve mastered the art of repurposing content , than yes that makes sense – but for many of us, picking a few platforms and then executing on them well is key.
Social Media Time Management: The Best-Kept Secrets Revealed for Curating, Creating and Promoting Hot Content
MAY 4, 2016
When you can answer those questions, you can then put into your calendar when you are going to do three major things: Curate content. Create content. Promote content. So let’s break this down a little further… Curating content. For me, I spend a few minutes every morning looking for great content to curate. Looking to set up alerts for content?
The 3 Ways to Succeed at Content Marketing When Everybody in the World is Doing Content Marketing
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 12, 2014
Marketers always kill the golden goose, and content marketing is next on the chopping block. The volume of content being created now is enormous, and we’re nowhere near the apex of the content creation trend. Content marketing works for them, and they know it. Some content being produced today is smart, inspirational, effective and downright fantastic. Excellence.
A 3 Step Content Writing Strategy From Donald Trump
JANUARY 28, 2013
How Donald Trump Became a Real Estate Mogul Donald John Trump, Sr. His was father was Fred Trump, a wealthy New York City real estate developer. Donald Trump grew up learning about the real estate industry from his father. Content Marketingwas born on June 14, 1946.
To Grow Your Audience, Become a DJ For Your Content
MAY 21, 2012
For your content marketing, you may be wondering what topics to focus on for your website’s home page, as the centerpiece and subject line of your e-newsletter, highlights on Facebook or Twitter, or for your next white paper or blog post. To find the answer, consider yourself a DJ for your content. What content will you play for your audience today?
7 Types Of Awesome Social Media Content Your Brand Can Be Creating Right Now
JULY 21, 2016
This principle of variety definitely applies to social media content: It’s easier to surprise and delight your followers when you’re not always serving up the same things. By continually introducing new content types into your social media lineup, you’ll keep your audience members on their toes and engaged. User-Generated Content (UGC). Humans crave variety.
5 Ways to Build Online Authority Using Content Marketing - A Guest Post By Paul Chaney
Diva Marketing Blog
MAY 20, 2016
Diva Marketing's 12th Birthday celebration continues with a very special post written by the first blogger I met IRW (in the real world) -- Paul Chaney ! One of the biggest lessons I've learned in 12 years of blogging and being active in digital communities is real relationship can and do happen online. Ways to Build Online Authority Using Content Marketing. About Paul Chaney.
A Brand-New Youtility Book From Jay Baer That Will Help Build Your Business
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 12, 2014
Real estate professionals are all the same (or at least that’s the common perception). How can real estate professionals stand out by creating marketing so incredibly useful, people would pay for it? The book is full of case studies, examples, tips and advice for real estate pros looking to massively change their business and stand out with help, not hype.
The Down and Dirty Guide for Beginner Content Marketers
DECEMBER 22, 2015
You cannot hope to be a premier content marketer when you first begin. And especially if you are a small business entrepreneur with a tight budget, you will be doing the bulk of your content marketing yourself. Starting With the Basics – Definition and Goals of Content Marketing – the Lego Movie. This was a full-length feature film that was nothing but content marketing.
How to Keep Your Social Media Content Real, Entertaining and Creative
MAY 18, 2016
It can be a real struggle: day after day, week after week and month after month to come up with creative content for your social media channels that is authentic, entertaining and creative. The key to getting a high level of engagement, likes, reach and clicks on any platforms – depends a lot on the type of content you consistently are putting out there. Funny? Creative?”
33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
86% of B2B buyers say they see “no real difference between suppliers,” and messages focused on product features and functions barely move the needle. Iconsive ). 3 B2B Content Marketing Stats and Facts. 88% of B2B companies use content marketing. The B2B “Unique Selling Proposition” (USP) is dead: 86% of B2B buyers see “no real difference between suppliers.”
How Citrus Content Saves Time on Social Media Management
JULY 1, 2016
Citrus Content is a UK-based content writing agency who specializes in real estate. Its core clients are estate agents who it supports with content for anything they need — from social media and blog posts to website and brochure content to editorial and more. ” Solution: One, easy-to-use tool that saves remarkable time and frustration.
7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies
MAY 19, 2013
Every day, businesses are inspired to bring creative marketing ideas to life on Facebook in ways that have a real impact on their bottom line. The all-in-one marketing software platform wanted to promote its brand in a 3-month campaign as a thought leader in the B2B field on Facebook to: Lead fans to its Page and ultimately engage them with other content. Corcoran Group Real Estate.
Google Plus SEO: The Business Benefits
SEPTEMBER 7, 2013
Sharing things on Google+ and encouraging others to +1 your content works essentially the same way as Facebook “likes”, but the impact is more pronounced because Google Search favors sites that have received more social credibility from others. Higher page ranking through posting fresh content on a regular basis. Google Plus and social signals. Google Plus and PageRank.
PB136: The Ultimate Guide to Creating Evergreen Content for Your Blog
JULY 28, 2016
Why Evergreen Content is the Best Investment of Time for a Blogger. “If you could only write one type of content on your blogs – what would it be?” also think writing this type of content is why I have had success over the last 13 years. Evergreen content is content that stays fresh for your readers. Why is evergreen content a great investment?
Visual Content and your Brand
MAY 12, 2016
And being ahead of the pack, in no small way, means that your content needs to be visually engaging. Researchers also discovered that a colored visuals increases people’s willingness to read a piece of content by 80%. It’s no wonder then that visual content is the top marketing trend for 2016. VISUAL REAL ESTATE. FOLLOW THE MONEY. BE ORIGINAL.
How Century 21 Creates Award-Winning Real-Time Social Media
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
As the largest residential real estate franchise sales organization on planet Earth, Century 21 has found social media to be a game-changer. Each franchise is its own individual business, so Matt’s team at corporate supports the 103,000+ agents in their 7,100 offices around the world with fresh content and with social media education. MattGentile Tweet This. billion.
The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Amanda Gant
JUNE 26, 2015
When I moved to Chicago I worked for a real estate company and there were two women named Amy there. said, “well my real name is Amanda…”. With a good content management system or a developer, you can add almost anything to your site. By Gini Dietrich. love Amanda Gant. She is ridiculously smart and witty, which makes her hilarious and one of my favorite people on earth.
Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King
SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King Steve Rosenbaum , Magnify.net | Jun. See Also: THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Even With Impressive ROIC, Stock Might Reach New Lows Watch Out Data Hogs: Verizon To Join AT&T With Its Own Tiered Data Plans Foursquare Is Going To Tell You Where To Eat Pretty Soon "Content is King" -- no longer. Bloggers make content. content is emperor!"
102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)
JANUARY 2, 2013
Today’s most effective marketers are optimizing content across channels, coordinating search and social marketing activities with traditional PR, and measuring their web presence and performance with sophistication. B2B buyers are most likely to share useful vendor content via email (79%), followed by LinkedIn (53%), Twitter (39%) and Facebook (18%). More content = more leads.
What Is Inbound Marketing For Lawyers?
JANUARY 6, 2015
Earning traffic is next in Hubspot’s definition of Inbound Marketing above, and it simply means that you have to earn the traffic, or the visitors, to your digital real estate…your website, your blog, your LinkedIn posts, your Facebook Page, your Twitter account, etc. One of these terms is Inbound Marketing. LET’S BREAK IT DOWN. WHAT DOES THIS LOOK LIKE? THEN WHAT?
How To Find Time To Be Creative
JULY 28, 2016
If there’s one thing we could all use a little bit more of, it’s time. I’ve chatted a lot about time in recent blog posts – from social media time management and my best-kept secrets for curating, creating and promoting hot content to how to stop wasting time on social media. Batch your content. Creating video content? statistic or two. Have a schedule.
Apartment Marketing Predictions 2014: The New Breed Speaks
DECEMBER 5, 2013
Content will continue to rule. Marketers will be more apt to include more images and short videos to their content strategy. Loving each other where we are and aligning the future such that singularity has a true and trusting basis and a real chance of taking our lives to a crazy amazing place. Google Carousel will expand into real estate and rentals. Hart .
5 Must Have Social Media & Productivity Chrome Extensions
JULY 11, 2011
With my increased usage, I’ve come across a variety of social media themed extensions that I have tried out, and the following 5 are the ones I find the most useful and worthy of my screen real estate. If you are using HootSuite, it’s especially great as the links use their web shortener which provide you analytics so you have access to your sharing data. Social Media Software
Writing Killer Content in 140 Characters or Less
NOVEMBER 5, 2010
Michael Pollan provides a great example of writing meaningful but short content with this 7-word manifesto: eat food, mostly plants, not too much. gathered some of my favorite Writing Killer Twitter Content tips, added some of my own, and came up with this list. Adverbs use up important real estate and your content will be perfectly fine without it. Writing Killer Content in 140 Characters or Less. How do you say what you want to say in less than 140 characters? Ask any writer out there. Writing short is difficult. But so do poets. Cummings. Get Verbal.
3 New Tools That Can Help You Create Better Content, Convert More Readers and Conquer Higher Search Rankings
MAY 11, 2012
Anybody can be a content marketer … but not everyone can be a good or even great content marketer who creates articles that convert and rank high in the search engines on a consistent basis. Eric showed us one of them— the Content Strategy Generator Tool —earlier today, but I wanted to show you three others that are definitely worth experimenting with. The Web Search filter.
Google+ for Your Business
JANUARY 27, 2014
Google treats your Google+ content like another website page. Basically, when it comes to SEO and social media, Google+ content trumps content on any other social platform. Your Google+ posts allow you to capture real estate on Google’s Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs) as they appear on Google search page results. Remember that Google+ IS Google! Use it.
Creating Google Plus Business Pages
NOVEMBER 7, 2011
CJ Brasiel created a page for questions about San Jose real estate and she plans to use it as a Q&A channel as well as a place to post news and information about real estate in the south bay. Google says “Google reserves the right to restrict the content on your Google+ Page at its discretion.” Can I share content between myself and my page?
3 Ways Brands Can Prepare For Facebook Timeline
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
Cover photo dimensions are 850 x 315 pixels – major real estate you don’t want to waste. Continue posting the same quality content, photos, videos, questions and links that your fans have already come to appreciate! Rumor has it Facebook will be rolling out Timeline for brand pages any day now. The most frequently given date is February 29. Until Facebook makes their official announcement, however, we don’t exactly know how Timeline will work for brand pages. Prepare your cover photo. Establish your timeline of events. Keep calm and carry on.
Traditional Marketing + New Tech = New and Lasting Relationships #ICSF
AUGUST 5, 2016
Just like in real life, building relationships takes time and one of the best parts of social media in real estate is the ability to build relationships. Why do I love the real estate industry? As much as I believe in the power of having a content grid and a content strategy – the magic is truly in the one-to-one. Do the unexpected.
15 Amazing Women Bloggers You Should Get to Know
DECEMBER 27, 2011
She blogs about real estate at TalktoCj where she shares everything from Silicon Valley market info and tips on marketing a home to local events and politics. If you’ve got a question about real estate, San Jose or cat rescue, ask CJ and if she doesn’t know it she’ll find out. You should probably get to know some of them too. Amber Naslund. CJ Brasiel.
How to Figure Out Once and For All Which Social Media Platforms to Be On
MAY 25, 2016
For example, in real estate, I generally recommend that if a real estate pro is going to start anywhere that they start on LinkedIn , and make sure their profile is up to date because when a potential client searches for you online – if they come upon an outdated or non-existent profile, there is the perception you aren’t in business. Google yourself! Katie.
Twists, Turns, and Tweets Amidst Twitter Company Chaos
JUNE 29, 2015
Firm parameters on real estate, once the holy grail of the social media network, are only getting bigger. On Twitter that means 80 percent of your tweets should be focus on the needs and interests of your followers, and 20 percent should promote your brand’s content. Social Media Twitter content content marketingBy Janice Cuban. Twitter Endless Characters.
Twitter Update: Twitter Rolls Out New Profile Redesign
APRIL 11, 2014
If not, upload a new photo that will be more suitable for this f abulous new big real estate! This is supposed to help others find your best content easily. 5. It seems I have been writing a lot of social media “update” blogs recently: Linkedin Update: Linkedin Products & Services Page To Be Removed and Facebook Update: New Layout for Business Pages. Amazing! love it!
Smart Monetization for Publishers in a Facebook Instant Articles Era
JULY 13, 2016
While Facebook claims that Instant Articles are aimed at delivering a better experience to users, this doesn’t change the fact that it is taking away control from publishers, and experience shows that it has always been difficult to monetize content you can’t control. That said, Instant Articles can help you command even more from native content. Not necessarily.
How to Use LinkedIn to Become a Networking Superstar
APRIL 6, 2015
Click on Groups and then “Groups Directory” to research featured groups that offer content you find interesting. You’re both in the real estate industry and two incredible go-getters. . Tom is a 20 year real estate veteran and has run his own brokerage for the last 10. Anne is a top producing real estate agent that has been in the industry for 5 years.