The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel has good news for Wisconsin homeowners and sellers.
“Wisconsin’s housing market continued recovering in August as sales of existing homes rose more than 20% and the median sale price inched up for the sixth consecutive month.”
“Real estate professionals said Tuesday that multiple offers on move-in ready properties are increasingly common, and that some communities actually could use more quality properties for sale.”
This video on LeadStreet covers how you can use one of the new features on LeadStreet in 2012: Marketing Source Codes. If you enjoy this one, there are plenty more to check out in the series.
This May we premiered a class on Facebook for Busy Realtors and suggested how you could spend ten minute increments of your day to increase your Facebook engagement. I specifically referenced Chris Smith’s 5-5-5 plan for increasing Facebook engagement. This week on http://thedownload.remax.com (STOP! Add that to your bookmarks now – good information coming out almost daily), Chris walks you through how you can implement the plan in just 15 minutes.
Since we’re referencing Inman again this week, let’s review their recent suggestion that “most agents are still using Twitter as a megaphone instead of a smartphone.” Want to know what they think you might be doing wrong?
Fast Company has built a series called “The Social Media Road Map” aimed at guiding you through the highways and the buh-bye-ways of the social media landscape. This article looks at some of the salient points that are being made in “The Social Era” which advance us beyond just social media.
“Things we once considered opposing forces–doing right by people and delivering results, collaborating and keeping focus, having a social purpose and making money–are really not in opposition. They never have been.”
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Social Media both have a role in helping you to generate exposure and leads. Here’s a taste of what Search Engine Watch has to say about combining them:
“One of the most underappreciated aspects of SEO is the necessary alignment of SEO strategy with social media activity. …It’s extremely important that SEO is integrated into social media activity. What follows are some specific tactics that can be used to increase the impact that your social media activities have on SEO performance.”
Over the last few years you’ve probably been bombarded with appeals to take your business into “the cloud,” but has anyone suggested that you take your meal there? This is a whole different breed of killer app that lets you enjoy the flavor of a fabulous meal, but without all of the calories.