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How to Use the BiggerPockets Social Network To Build your Real Estate Investing Business


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Learn how to effectively use the real estate investing social network, - home of 97,000+ members and 350,000 monthly unique visitors. …

Learn how to effectively use the real estate investing social network, - home of 97,000+ members and 350,000 monthly unique visitors.

Presentation includes the 3 Keys to Success for using the site, which are applicable for using any other social network - such as Facebook, Google+, etc - as well.

1 - Completing Your Profile
2 - Staying Active & Engaging
3 - Building and Expanding Your Network

If you're looking to expand your fledgling or large-scale real estate investing business, BiggerPockets can help . . .

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  • ooops... i'll bet a lot of folks find themselves pretty far down the rabbit hole before they remember their manners. 'um... Hello.'
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    • 1. How to Use BiggerPockets To Build your Real Estate Network and Grow Your BusinessJoshua DorkinFounder /
    • 2. BiggerPockets is a one stop-shop website that simplifies and enhances networking, deal making, data evaluation, education, marketing and transactions for real estate investors & real estate professionals.Photo: Flickr - marc e marc
    • 3. The Buzz 93,000+ Members 340,000 Monthly Unique Visitors (May 2012)Photo: Flickr
    • 4. 3 Keys to SuccessPhoto: Flickr
    • 5. #1 Completing your profilePhoto: Flickr
    • 6. #2 Staying Active and EngagingPhoto: Flickr
    • 7. #3 Building and expandingyournetwork
    • 8. Completing Your Profile
    • 9. Be truthful about your background and experience.
    • 10. Upload a personal profile photo of your face.Photo: Flickr
    • 11. Fill in ALL sectionsof your profile in detail.
    • 12. Use relevant keywords in Your profile descriptionsPhoto: Flickr
    • 13. Staying Active and EngagingPhoto: Flickr
    • 14. Participate, share, and get involved in conversations on our forums, blogs and your dashboard.Photo: Flickr
    • 15. Be consistent and responsive in your participation.Photo: Flickr
    • 16. Set up a regular schedule for your participation.Photo: Flickr
    • 17. The more value your bring to others, the more likely people will want to connect and do business with you.Photo: Flickr
    • 18. You can grow your business without advertisingPhoto: Flickr
    • 19. Tips for EngagingPhoto: Flickr
    • 20. Before anything else, introduce yourself to the community in our New Member Introductions Forum.Photo: Flickr
    • 21. Do NOT Sell or Promote ANYTHING until you’ve spent some time participating on the forums, blogs &dashboardPhoto: Flickr
    • 22. The more often others see you contributing value, the better your odds of building credibility for yourself.Photo: Flickr
    • 23. Don’t be afraid to share your opinions, even if others have already said what you’re thinking.Photo: Flickr
    • 24. If you’ve spent the time to read an article or thread, take one more minute to share your thoughts.Photo: Flickr
    • 25. Building & Expanding Your NetworkPhoto: Flickr
    • 26. Once you start engaging, other users will reach out to contact you. Be responsive to their messages & colleague requests.Photo: Flickr
    • 27. Be proactive and send colleague requests to others investors andexperts in your niche, as well as with other investors in your area.
    • 28. Make sure to personalize your request with a message explaining your reasoning for connecting.Photo: Flickr
    • 29. Use the site’s invite function to invite those people in the industry that you know.
    • 30. The more people you’re connectedto, the better your opportunitiesespecially when marketingor soliciting deals & opportunities.
    • 31. Joshua Dorkin www.BiggerPockets.comFounder / CEO @BiggerPockets