Buying or selling a home involves a lot of emotional and subjective decisions. Before these transactions even take place, real estate professionals need to work with these decisions and get creative to even get in front of these buyers and sellers in the first place.
Did you realise that Millennials make up over a third of potential home buyers active in the market today? So, how do you earn their trust? It’s time to think outside of the proverbial box and get onto the same wavelength as the new generation of homeowners.
A personal agent profile is something that is often overlooked until you urgently need to send one to a prospective client and you have to come up with one on the spot. As more prospects start their search online – your bio is vital to your success. Even if a buyer or seller decides to use your agency, how certain are you that they will want to work with you instead of another agent? A well-thought-out, short agent bio is a prominent tool for generating more clients. So in order to attract more business and be the agent, they want to work with you have to have a killer agent bio.
It is one of the most frequently visited pages on your website. The first place prospective clients go to find out more about your services. And is one of the most important pages on your website. You guessed it. We are talking about your Company Profile.
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By now you should know the benefits of marketing your real estate business online. The reach, focus and success tracking of internet marketing efforts are well documented and can be achieved at a fraction of the cost of traditional marketing.
Having said that, do you ever find yourself lost when suppliers start describing services or products? Digital marketing has literally developed a language of its own, and it is beneficial to become as fluent as possible, if you intend on creating a healthy online presence for your brand.
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Social media is fast becoming one of the most effective ways for successful estate agents to reach and engage with potential clients, as more and more people are using Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook to research and assess which property professional they want to work with. Therefore, in order for an estate agent to effectively compete for new business and remain relevant in today’s social media driven marketplace, it is vital that every estate agent creates, maintains and promote their own personally branded pages, on one or more of the major social media channels.
Your company profile page is one of the most critical and frequently visited pages on your real estate website. When potential clients are deciding on whether or not to work with your business, they first want to know who you are, what you do and how your real estate services will benefit their property search or sale experience. Therefore, your company profile page provides an opportunity to connect with prospects, stand out from other players in the market and build your credibility as a real estate brand.
Before you launch an expensive digital advertising campaign to drive more traffic to your website and generate more leads, you should first look at improving your website’s conversion rate. Conversion rate optimisation (CRO), is the process of making changes to your website to provide your visitors with an improved online property search experience with the purpose of ultimately improving the rate at which your website visits are converted into high quality leads. CRO is a relatively untapped real estate marketing opportunity and works on the premise that the more you improve the potential buyer or tenant’s experience on your website, the more leads you will generate. There are many factors that affect a website’s conversion rate, however, by simply improving the quality and quantity of content published on your website, you can greatly increase conversions and generate more leads without blowing your marketing budget.
It is vital for any real estate business to build lasting relationships with existing and prospective clients by maintaining regular contact. This is why a sound marketing communication strategy will prove very successful for your real estate brand and one of the most valuable and cost effective communication tools you have at your disposal is your monthly email newsletter.
An email newsletter is a great way to distribute relevant information to prospective clients and nurture your leads through every stage of their home buying, selling or renting process. By publishing and distributing valuable content, that is educational and informative, on a regular basis, you will not only position yourself as the local property expert, but you will keep your brand at the forefront of mind, build long-term relationships with prospective clients and drive repeat traffic to your real estate website.