Pinterest, the third largest referrer of traffic to Homes.com, is rapidly growing in popularity. Accordingly, Homes.com has positioned itself to be at the forefront of this social media movement by sharing consumer and business trends on the virtual pin board. As such, we are proud to announce that our efforts to engage homebuyers and sellers has paid off and we were recently recognized as a finalist (alongside Elizabeth Arden and Constant Contact) in the Pinterest category for our “Pin it it You Love it” contest in the 2013 PR News Social Media Icon Awards!
Are you making a strong first impression with homebuyers and sellers? Are clients recommending you by word of mouth and word of mouse? That’s right – word of mouse - recommendations, ratings and conversations about your brand’s reputation that take place online. And, the majority of consumers are selecting products and services based on a brand’s visibility and credibility online. Take advantage of this opportunity to capture their attention, engage with them and convert them into customers. Learn how by downloading this helpful guide, Maximizing Your Online Reputation: A Playbook for Engaging with Consumers and Winning Their Business.
As we pointed out in a recent blog, Brokers and Agents should be building their business - it is crucial to get listed in business directories and interact with consumers through social media. Take a page out of this marketing playbook to enhance your brand’s performance online and get the play by play by on what it is, where to do it and how to maintain a winning Online Reputation to grow your business. Download here! Share it with your networks in other industries as this was written for all businesses – large and small, new and old.
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Are you a real estate professional practicing in or around the Austin, Texas area? Do you love technology and the latest trends? If so, come see us at the Xplode Conference next week!
Not only will there be talk of all the latest and greatest developments in the tech world as it relates to real estate, but our very own tech expert, Joe Sesso will be at the Homes.com booth to enlighten you with a FREE presentation on the hot topic of online reputation management! He’ll talk about enhancing your online presence to convert leads, avoiding social media disasters, and how Homes.com can help your online reputation shine!
BONUS: Homes.com is giving away FREE tickets to the event. Click here for a chance to win!
Are you ready to XPLODE with us? See you in Austin!
Did you know that four million companies are forecasted to be using online reputation management platforms in 2013 (Digimind, 2012)? What are people saying about your brand? If homebuyers and sellers can’t find you online, haven’t heard of you, or aren’t talking about you, chances are your competition will gain their business over you. Joe Sesso, our very own tech expert, gave a presentation on online reputation to real estate professionals at the 2012 National Association of Realtors. So, if you missed his live session, watch this video as Joe shares his tips to Protect, Preserve and Maximize Your Online Reputation.
For more tips on managing your online presence, take a look at Jimmy Mackin and Chris Smith discussing online reputation and Homes.com’s Social Impact program at our NAR booth.
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