Video Is Not an Option; It Is a Necessity

HDC_Your_Videos_Blog_2830_1200x600Social media has become a world of video. With social platforms realigning themselves to this medium, it is safe to say that creating video content is how fans want to engage with the businesses they follow.

However, creating video isn’t just hitting the record button on your camera. Platforms like Facebook and Instagram have implemented algorithms to lower the organic reach for underperforming and unengaging content. The next time you are creating a video for your profile, refer back to the strategies listed below to create engaging and watch-worthy content. Continue reading

Homes.com Connect Website Customers Get MORE Free Upgrades!

HDC_Product_Update_Blog_2821_1200x600Last month we announced the powerful new map search and reCAPTCHA functionality being added to all agent and broker websites powered by Homes.com. We’re keeping the upgrades coming this month with a new responsive open house manager and new traffic analytics! Find out how these great dashboard updates make managing your website easier than ever! Don’t have a website through Homes.com? Discover why you should! Continue reading

Tips and Tricks You Need to Make Your Live Video a Success

HDC_Lemons-Ryhal_Secrets_Recap_Blog_2818_1200x600In her recent appearance on the Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar program, Marki Lemons-Ryhal, social media expert and entrepreneur, said that it’s time to “stop getting ready to get ready to do video,” and do it. To help you get started, she shared some great tools to help you overcome the difficulties of creating live videos. Continue reading

5 Ways to Create a Cool Summer Strategy

Social-Fuel-Email-Send-Image_3679Does your social media strategy consist of posting mostly listings and open houses? Are you ready to spice it up and offer your online community value and exciting content? Well, I have 5 ways you can spruce up your social media strategy this summer to take you from fizzle to sizzle! Let’s get cooking!! Continue reading

Your Listing, Your Leads.

HDC_Listing_Your_Lead_Blog_1200x600It all starts with a listing. Your listing. You drive to a house and show the seller how you can help them get the best price possible. You take tons of pictures and write a great description. Then you decide where to advertise that listing to get it sold as quickly as possible. When you choose Homes.com, your listing imports through your brokerage, the MLS, or perhaps Listhub. Regardless of how it gets there, once your listing pops up in your city, it receives great exposure where the millions of active buyers on Homes.com can see it.

“It’s easy to advertise, as my listings automatically download to Homes.com from the MLS.” – Kathleen Baker, Encinitas, CA Continue reading