Post Archives from the ‘Facebook for Realtors’ Category

5 Facebook Safety Tips for Realtors

Posted on: January 24th, 2012 by
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You wake up on Tuesday morning, sit down with your morning cup of joe, open your laptop and immediately go to Facebook like 90% of the rest of the world.  When you login you notice a lot of crazy wall posts and private message from your friends talking about videos posted and links messaged by you Continue reading the story "5 Facebook Safety Tips for Realtors"

Facebook Advertising Plan for 2012

Posted on: December 19th, 2011 by
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Birmingham MortgagesI'm often asked how to maximize an agent's advertising dollars on Facebook.  My answer is not a short and simple one.  It goes something like this. 1.  Use Standard Marketplace Ads to Grow Your Fan Base – The goal is to drive as many fans as possible at the lowest cost per fan possible Continue reading the story "Facebook Advertising Plan for 2012"

You’ve Got Fans, So Now What?

Posted on: November 29th, 2011 by
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When it comes to Facebook marketing there is a balancing act required by all Realtors when it comes to interacting with fans of their fan pages. You should post content regularly, but you shouldn't overwhelm your audience.  Create a mix of posts - content for your fans to simply take in and content that causes them to interact with you (such as polls or contests). Continue reading the story "You’ve Got Fans, So Now What?"

When Should a Realtor Post on Facebook?

Posted on: November 17th, 2011 by
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Do you feel overwhelmed by social media? Do you feel you have to join social networks because "everyone is doing it"?  The real reason you should feel motivated to join social media networks is to connect with like-minded people who can benefit from your services and whose businesses you can assist. You will want to join networks where you can add to the conversation and Continue reading the story "When Should a Realtor Post on Facebook?"

What Should a Realtor Post on Facebook?

Posted on: November 15th, 2011 by
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Congratulations for taking a brave step into the world of Social Media! Your Facebook Fan page will prove to be a powerful addition to your marketing mix.  Here are a few tips to help you increase your engagement and interaction with your clients and keep them coming back.  It will also keep you on top of your industry with real-time comments. 1.  Keep your posts short.  Continue reading the story "What Should a Realtor Post on Facebook?"

Over Webbed and Under Booked

Posted on: November 11th, 2011 by
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The world as we know it is constantly evolving and changing.  Technology is increasing at a speed that even the most saavy people are having trouble keeping up with it.  Facebook is no different, rolling out F8 in September. What does this mean for you Realtors out there? Well, as you try and get your name out there more on Facebook take some of this data Continue reading the story "Over Webbed and Under Booked"

A Cocktail Party? At My House? Every Night???

Posted on: October 26th, 2011 by
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Is your business a little slow right now?  Are you looking for another listing, buyer prospect, or referral?  Well, then I have an idea you can't afford NOT to try. Remember the good old days of real estate when you could pick up a buyer prospect or two at your spouses Christmas party or company picnic?  Well, why don't you host a cocktail party at your Continue reading the story "A Cocktail Party? At My House? Every Night???"

Customize Facebook Settings

Posted on: September 28th, 2011 by
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The new facebook layout is planned to take over tomorrow (sept. 29). What can you do if you find it difficult or the changes hinder your flow? You can change it. There are loads of websites, tricks, and add-ons out there designed by developers to help you maintain the settings that you want. One of my favorite settings is the "I have already read that" setting Continue reading the story "Customize Facebook Settings"

More Facebook Updates?

Posted on: September 23rd, 2011 by
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Yes, it is true. Facebook announced at a recent developer’s conference that they would be sending even more updates down the pipeline. These changes, which are scheduled to go public on Sept. 29, are rather big. Among the changes is a new profile interface code-named Timeline. Timeline will allow you to have a huge picture header on your page. It completely transforms the profile page that Continue reading the story "More Facebook Updates?"

Facebook Fights Back

Posted on: September 14th, 2011 by
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The blogosphere is reeling with the new release of some sketchy looking facebook features. Facebook announced yesterday that it is now releasing a list template that would allow users to put friends more easily into circles. Obviously, everyone jumped on the blogs talking about them stealing the idea of Cirlcles from the new social networking rival, Google +, but the folks at Facebook say that Continue reading the story "Facebook Fights Back"

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