Marketing So Useful, People Would Pay For It- Part One: Self-Serve Information

What’s one of the greatest misconceptions about marketing? It’s the idea that the louder you shout, the better. But in today’s world, effective marketing is about help, not hype. While spreading your message to customers is important, the real key to success is the type of content that you’re creating, sharing, etc.?

Jay Baer, one of the nation’s leading social media experts and author of Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help Not Hype, visited Dominion EnterprisesHomes.com’s parent company, to share his content marketing expertise and tips on how to build a stronger social media following.

Youtility is the concept of creating marketing that’s so useful, people would pay for it. While this concept can be applied to any industry, it can be especially useful to real estate professionals for creating and implementing a strong marketing strategy. Baer highlighted three aspects of  the Youtility concept during his exciting presentation: Self-Serve Information, Radical Transparency and Real-Time Relevancy.  We have broken topics into a three part blog series, in this edition we will be discussing how to incorporate Self-Serve Information into your marketing strategy. Continue reading

Put People First in 2014: 5 Resolutions for Success

2014 is right around the corner, so it’s time for you to sit down and figure out what you can do to improve your business heading into the New Year. During Homes.com’s Secrets of Top Selling Agents Webinar10 Ways to Grow Your Business in 2014, People First Not Technology, Chris Smith and Austin Allison revealed 10 key business principles that are vital to any broker that is serious about growing their profits. Homes.com has broken down this presentation and today we will be covering five of these principles that you should consider in 2014! Continue reading