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!
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!
There are so many social media profiles on which you can market your real estate business these days. From Facebook to Pinterest, the sky’s the limit on social media platforms.
Photo sharing is such a big part of connecting via social media. As a real estate agent, this is really where you can capitalize on your marketing efforts because you can show images of your listings to all of your followers/friends (and, in some cases, their followers and friends). However, not all social media platforms are created equal; photos on Twitter aren’t pushed out at the same size as photos on Google+, for example. For the best photo quality, you’ve got to bend to the dimensions set by the site. Continue reading
There are so many apps out there in the smartphone world. It can be hard to know which ones are worth it and which ones aren’t. That’s where we come in!
You can discover your real estate business dreams with just your smartphone. Seriously! If you’re going to NAR this year, stop by the Homes.com booth #2265 to find out how. Our tech expert Joe Sesso will be sharing his Top Ten Apps for Real Estate, one of the most popular topics on our blog, PLUS 3 BONUS APPS at the Homes.com booth. As mobile technology advances, so do your choices for real estate marketing. Be sure to catch this presentation to hear about all the latest and greatest apps you need to market and/or manage your real estate business effectively!
Joe will also be joined by special guest Erica Campbell, our social media guru, to let you in on the newest secret to listings exposure – Pinterest! Sure, you can pin recipes and outfits all day long, but did you know you can actually advance your real estate business with Pinterest, too? It’s true! Erica will tell you all about it!
While you’re gleaning important knowledge from Joe and Erica, be sure to enter for your chance to win some cash. Homes.com will be giving away $1,000 to one lucky winner each day of the conference! Don’t miss out on your chance to win – come say hi to us at booth #2265!
**Stay tuned – We will be providing ALL the notes for these presentations!
Real Estate Professionals beware! This is our Bonus Halloween Real Estativity. Be sure to visit our Facebook Page and Pinterest Board TODAY and engage (i.e. comment, share, like and/or re-pin) with our Real Estativity question for a chance at $50 and a $100 GRAND PRIZE drawing TODAY!
Hurry because you must enter by 11:59 pm EDT tonight! We will contact the randomly selected winner on Thursday, November 1st (see all rules here). Remember, the more you comment, like and/or share with the Real Estativity post, the more entries you will have in the weekly AND grand prize drawings!
Do you dare to enter our last Real Estativity question? See this week’s post below.
We hope to reward you today with a CASH TREAT, but only official entries will be considered, so see how you can enter for a chance to win below.
How to Enter:
- ‘Like’ our Facebook Page – Homes Connect – dedicated to real estate professionals!
- ‘Comment’ on the post with your response to the question
- ‘Share’ the Real Estativity Post
- ‘Like’ the Real Estativity Post
- Follow our Real Estate Professionals board on Pinterest
- Repin our Real Estativity photo from the Real Estate Professionals board in our Homes.com account.
- Click here to go directly to the board, then find photo, hover over right corner and click repin. If you are new to Pinterest read our first-timers guide here.