Get in Business with Pinterest

Many of you have jumped on the Pinterest bandwagon, spending hours pinning recipes and DIY projects to various pin boards. But did you know that this unique social media phenomenon that is the 3rd most popular social network,  can also be used to promote your real estate business and property listings?

At the 2012 National Association of Realtors Expo in Orlando, Erica Campbell, Director of Social Media for Dominion Homes Media, shared insight on how to incorporate Pinterest into your professional life and further your business by increasing traffic to your web site and listings, enhance search engine optimization and your brand experience for your buyers and sellers. Now you can watch Erica’s “Pinterest for Real Estate” presentation via video below! Get ready to take some notes, and start pinning!  For more tips on strengthening your real estate brand with Pinterest, follow the HomesPro Pinterest page and download our free ‘Pinterest for Business’ eBook!  Happy pinning!


9 Do’s and Don’ts for Listing Photos

Earlier this month at NAR 2012 (National Association of Realtors) there was so much to learn and today we will be sharing a very interesting piece we discovered from Realtor Magazine.

As you may know, the photos for your listing are very important and even if you have been in the business for years or are a rookie – these tips will help you stay ahead of the curve. If you stopped by our booth you may have learned some new things about Facebook from Jimmy Mackin or Pinterest from Erica Campbell – now use these tips for your new listing photos and their tips for social media; the combination could strengthen your brand as its viewed online. Continue reading

Living the Dream at NAR 2012!


We are having the best time discovering the dream at this year’s NAR conference. From our open bar to our fun photobooth, we are finding all sorts of fun ways to connect with you as you discover the magic.

Don’t forget to swing by to hear one of our FREE education sessions with Joe Sesso, Erica Campbell, and Jimmy Mackin! These experts will teach you how to use technology and social media to further your real estate business. We’ll also be giving away gift cards after each presentation, as well as a cash prize of $1,000 a day! Even though the conference is well underway, there are still so many chances for you to win. Stop by our booth, number 2265, to enter!

If you haven’t already, be sure to like our Facebook page! There, you’ll see real time photo updates of what we’re up to and, if you like/comment the pictures, you’ll be entered to win an iPad Mini! You can also follow us on Twitter for all the latest updates on NAR. Join the conversation with the hashtags #narannual and #HomesNAR.