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Creative Digital Marketing Ideas for Real Estate

When was the last time you tried something new in your digital marketing? The truth is, if you’re a real estate agent or marketer in this digital age, you most likely have the basics: Social media, email distribution lists, and maybe additional email marketing. 

It seems that almost all agents use these marketing technologies, yet in 2018, 48% of all firms cited keeping up with technology as one of the biggest challenges facing their firm in the next two years. (NAR).

SEO and Why It Matters for Your Real Estate Business

When someone in your area is looking for an agent, do you want them to come to you first or the agent down the street? Of course you want potential clients to approach you first -- that’s a no-brainer -- but how can they do that if they can’t find you? Today we’re talking about SEO and why it matters for your real estate business.

Maximizing Your Database

Whether you’re a new agent looking to create your contact database or a real estate marketer looking to improve the quality of leads within your existing database, having a solid database is key for professionals throughout the real estate industry. Though the process requires dedication to both create and maintain, there are several methods for maximizing your databases that will yield you more referrals and valuable leads. 

The Buffin & Company eBook refers to your database as the “Relational Asset” of your real estate business meaning that the relationships you have and create will be your most valuable tool for achieving success. Because relationships are created and built in different ways, it is important to structure your database strategically.

5 Tips for Supporting a Growing Force of Agents

Running a successful brokerage brings challenges especially as your agent forces starts to get larger and larger. Your brand may be doing well enough to expand, but it is important to remember that as your brand grows, so does the amount of support you need to provide to your sales team. There are several efforts you can make to successfully support a growing force of agents and we went into detail about five of the best practices.

How Real Estate Marketers Can Dominate with a Multi-Channel Marketing Strategy

 

Insight into Optimizing Marketing ROI

Picture spending countless time and resources on marketing campaigns but not seeing the results you’re looking for. You create beautiful and appealing content, but it doesn’t seem to be paying off. Sound familiar? If so, it could be that you are missing some key elements in your marketing ROI strategy.  

To touch on the basics, Marketing ROI, or ROMI (Return on Marketing Investment), is very much what it sounds like: “a way of measuring the return on investment from the amount a company spends on marketing.” This measurement is different than other return-on-investment metrics because it is specific to the amount of profit attributed from marketing efforts. 

In the following, we will analyze best practices for optimizing your marketing ROI. 

Getting Started with Marketing Automation

With a to-do list that seems to be never ending, keeping up with leads and external communication can sometimes be missed on the priority list. Imagine if there were a software designed to help you prioritize and execute your marketing tasks in a more streamlined and efficient way

How to Gain Competitive Advantage in the Market

“With multiple real estate brokerage and business models offering consumers the services and prices that best fit their needs, real estate has never been more competitive”  

- 2018 National Association of REALTORS® 

There is high competition in the real estate industry and with the development of new technologies and the steady growth of the amount of real estate professionals, it has become increasingly more difficult to gain competitive advantage in the market. However, the task is not impossible because there is always room for improvement. We are going to take a in depth look at several ways in which real estate agents can emerge from the masses and gain the exposure they’re looking for.

2019 Email Marketing: Statistics, Trends, and Best Practices

Email marketing is very important for real estate marketers and agents to use in order to optimize their reach and maintain a strong relationship with clients. Though most marketers do engage in email marketing, many have neglected several key practices that would greatly improve their email campaign results and generate more sales leads. We will start by first looking at recent email marketing statistics to reiterate why email marketing is vital, then we will analyze several email marketing best practices and trends that all real estate marketers should be doing in 2019. 

Top Podcasts for Real Estate Agents

Podcasts are a great way to learn and share knowledge, experience, and opinions. With the ease of streaming in today’s world, you can listen to podcasts from anywhere on multiple devices and channels. Podcasts are also a great tool for agents to use to gain industry professional insights, marketing tips and coaching, motivation to reach your goals, and even a much-needed laugh. We want to encourage our readers to make a move to improve their skills and themselves, so we have compiled a list of some of the real estate industry’s top podcasts for you to explore!