Public Speaking for Real Estate: How to Overcome Video Anxiety

HDC_Public_Speaking_Blog_2803_1200x600Many agents understand the value of video marketing. They know how to use a video camera and can think of several ways through which videos can help them attract more leads. However, they don’t create videos. Why? Because they’re afraid of how they’ll look or sound on camera. If you’re one of the agents letting fear of the camera keep you from growing your business through video, check out the tips below to learn how you can look and sound your best and in doing so find the confidence to give video a try! Continue reading

Heat Up Cold Leads This Summer

HDC_Old_Leads_Blog_2802_1200x600Do you have a list of hot leads that went cold over the winter? Now that summer is here and people are thinking about moving again, this is the perfect time to heat those old leads back up.

If you want to be a successful agent, you must be persistent about reaching out and connecting with your prospects regularly. Letting leads go “cold” costs your business time and money which shouldn’t be wasted, so now it is time to follow up! However, you can’t simply reach out to an old lead and ask them if they’re ready to buy. Your strategy needs to be a little more polished than that and with just a few tips, you will be ready to reconnect with old leads. Continue reading

Homes.com Connect Website Customers Get Free Upgrades!

HDC_Connect_Upgrades_Blog_2800_1200x600Homes.com has a reputation as a friend to the industry, so when you choose Homes.com as your real estate website provider, you expect only the best. To make sure that’s what you get, Homes.com works to bring you frequent updates to keep your website’s technology on the cutting edge. Most of this work happens behind the scenes, but we’ve just added some new features and upgrades you may be interested in. If you don’t have a Homes.com website, give us a call to learn why you should! You can reach us at (888) 651-8956 or by email at productinfo@homes.com. Continue reading

New Leads and Contacts Setup Page: Take Control of Your Leads

HDC_Leads_and_Contacts_Page_2775_1200x600Keeping in touch with your leads and contacts is one of the primary ways to create repeat business. How do you do that? With a great, easy-to-use leads and contacts management tool. Where do you find one? Well, Homes.com provides a free leads and contact management tool for every agent. And, good news, your lead and contact management tool just got even better with the launch of the new “Setup” page! Continue reading

FREE Facebook Features You’re Not Utilizing!

HDC-Social-Fuel-Email-Send_3677For the past few months, we’ve talked about cutting edge technologies and how to utilize them for your real estate business before your competition does. I like the all the new stuff, don’t get me wrong, but it also made me realize that there are some older features out there on sites like Facebook that folks like you may or may not be utilizing! In today’s issue, I’ll show you why the desktop version of Facebook is still one of your best friends. Yes, yes, I know, mobile is king (I’m only on my phone every 30 seconds or so). Nevertheless, the desktop version of Facebook is incredibly powerful for you and your business, and has unique features you can’t find anywhere else! So, let’s go ahead and dive in, I can’t wait to show you my findings!

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