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Social Media Nuggets for Real Estate Agents from KWFR 2011

Goal of Social Media in Real Estate

Gaining a strategic & positional advantage in your real estate business by using the social web to connect with other professionals and past & potential clients through focused interaction and information sharing.

5 Rules for Success with LinkedIn
1.Set up your profile.
2.Make connections.
3.Update your information, as needed.
4.Feed in your real estate blog.
5.Write recommendations for your colleagues, vendors and service providers.

5 Rules for Success with Facebook
1.Remember that almost anyone can read what you are posting and post accordingly.
2.Adjust your privacy settings.
3.Interact. Interact. Interact.
4.Create a Business Page and “talk shop” there.
5.If you can’t be interesting, at least be sincere.

5 Rules for Success with Twitter
1.Twitter is NOT just a bulletin board.
2.Interact demographically and locally.
3.Follow people/businesses who you find interesting.
5.Take the conversation offline.

5 Rules for Success with Blogging
1.Write about real estate in your area/niche.
2.Write in the language used by your target audience.
3.Be consistent.
4.Use effective “Calls to Action” in every post.
5.Promote your blog online and offline.

Keller Williams MAPS Mega Camp 2010 – We Will Be There …. Will You?

MEGA AGENT CAMP – Register for Mega Agent Camp Now

  • Wed., Sept. 15 – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Wed., Sept. 15 – 1:30 – 5:00 p.m.**
  • Thurs., Sept. 16 – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
“While the agenda is still being finalized, we’re thrilled to share some just-released information about Mega Camp 2010! Gary’s goal is to create a highly instructive and visual program featuring the best in the business sharing (and SHOWING) you the systems they are using to generate massive success.”  – Mega Agent Camp

* Make sure you are there for the 4pm panel on “Pay Per Click” case studies! … and cheer for me and Derek. We are on this panel!! 🙂
MEGA LEADERSHIP CAMPRegister for Mega Leadership Camp Now
  • Mon., Sept. 13 – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Mon., Sept. 13 – 1:30 – 5:00 p.m.
  • Tues., Sept. 14 – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
MEGA TECHNOLOGY CAMP – Register for Mega Leadership Camp Now
  • Tues., Sept. 14 – 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Derek and I will be there from Monday – Thursday. I will be interviewed by Gary about Social Media at some point on Wednesday, and Derek and I will also be on a PPC panel on Wednesday. How fun!
Most of our non-Mega Camp time will be spent gorging ourselves at Uncle Billy’s Brew and Que and possibly a smidgen of time at the Hula Hut, so find us and say HI!

Videos for Your Real Estate Blog

Here are videos that may be appropriate for almost anyone’s real estate blog.

For Keller Williams Agents, check out: Keller Williams on YouTube for videos like this:

Do You Suffer From PD (Productivity Dysfunction)?

Keller Williams Can Help.

I almost died laughing at this new Keller Williams video …

Gary Keller to SHIFT into NAR on Nov. 8

The nation’s best sellers to learn from the newest best seller…

Gary Keller, who authored the real estate industry’s latest ground-breaking book,  SHIFT: How Top Real Estate Agents Tackle Tough Times, will lead a breakout session on the book at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 8 at the upcoming National Association of REALTORS® Conference and Expo in Orlando, Fla.

SHIFT explores 12 proven strategies for achieving success in any real estate market including:

  • Master the Market of the Moment: Short Sales, Foreclosures and REOs
  • Create Urgency: Overcoming Buyer Reluctance
  • Re-margin Your Business: Expense Management
  • Find the Motivated: Effective Lead Generation
  • Expand the Options: Creative Financing

Keller, who also authored the nationally best-selling book, The Millionaire Real Estate Agent, will outline the 12 tactics that all real estate agents must implement NOW to thrive in today’s real estate market.

More than 22,000 members of NAR are expected to attend the conference. To learn more about Keller’s presentation at NAR, click here.

Click here to learn about the NAR Conference and Expo.

Keller Williams Listings Now Feed to Zillow

Take out the middle man (or woman)!

Now when you input a listing to the KWLS, it will automatically show up on Zillow… that has a reported 5 Million visitors* monthly. Tell this to your Sellers. They will love the added exposure they will get and the added value you will bring to the sale of their home…

Read the full news article here: http://zillow.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=press_releases&item=61 *

However cool this is, I would still recommend creating a FREE profile on Zillow. We have gotten business from people who found us on Zillow and I believe creating a FREE Zillow profile is well worth it.

Posted By: Mariana Wagner – Colorado Springs Real Estate Agent – Keller Williams Broker, Trainer, Coach