In 2010, Gen Yers out numbered "Baby Boomers“ ......And, 96% of them are involved in social media.Who Are Gen Y’yers and why should I care???
For how we: Purchase Products or ServicesSell/Liquidate what we not longer wish to maintain/poses
1.A blog (a contraction of the term weblog) is a type of website, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse‐chronological order. "Blog" can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog. ‐Wikipedia 2. PodcastA podcast is a series of digital media files, usually digital audio or video, that is made available for download via web syndication. ‐Wikipedia
Additional InteractionJoining groups within the various sites will allowyou to connect with others having same orsimilar interests.This is a quick way to grow a network of personsyou do not already have a relationship with
SOCIAL NETWORKING IS A dialog, not a Adding value to monologue communities you join A vehicle to keep you top of mind whenAn exchange of ideas someone is in need and information of your product or service
ALL OF YOUR NETWORKS CAN BE SET UP TO LEADBACK TO YOU, VIA YOUR BLOG, WEBSITE OR BOTH Your Social Sites allow you to direct All About others the reader, and what may back to be your of value blog or to website the reader
Facebook.com LinkedIn.com Plaxo.com Twitter.com MySpace.comTHE MOST COMMONLY UTILIZED SOCIAL MEDIA SITES
ActiveRain.com Trulia.com Zillow.com Agentsonline.net REOPro.ning.comBrokerAgentSocial.comeRealEstateSocial.comSITES SPECIFICALLY RELATED TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY
Who is your target audience?Does your audience spend timeonline?Where does your target audiencespend online time?
CREATE YOUR SOCIAL NETWORKING PLANDetermine WHY you want to participateDetermine WHAT you look to get out of the participationAcknowledge the TIME COMMITMENT How much time will you allocate Will you be replacing another means of prospectingWhat do you currently have in the works Do you have a website Do you have a blog Do you blog on another site (Active Rain, your FB Business page) Are you on FACEBOOK, LinkedIn, Twitter
Are you Connected Following FriendingReal Estate Agents or Builders
Could you writeBlogsaboutlending /housing mattersand make them availableto Real Estate Agents,Builders orLendersto utilize in their social efforts
Who is out therewilling & able to helpyou spread the wordabout your service or offering?
WHAT ABOUT BEING THE VOICE OF KNOWLEDGECOMMENTING ON THIS POST? OR ADVISING ON HOW TO OVERCOME THE HURDLES
JOINING NETWORKS/SETTING UP ACCOUNTS Profile Information-your own and what you can learn about others Do I have to post a photo? Settings-privacy issues Status Updates Brand Identity Meridian Title Corporation Personal versus Business References-asking for and writing for others Reputation Management
POINTS TO PONDER 50% of all Homebuyers are on Social Networking Sites 79% of 18-24 year old homebuyers are on Social Networking Sites 90% of Homebuyers use internet as their main source of info Will you have an opportunity with any of them? Are YOU where THEY are?
SOCIAL MEDIA ISA cost effective marketing method Allowing you to connect with potential customers Network with other industry professionals Is a great way to build your authority credibility
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