With so many options in social media, research suggests that Realtors are being immersed into various online platforms to showcase listings and industry knowledge.
Cutting through the noise of traditional home mailings, billboards and even “For Sale” signs is a challenge for agents seeking clients, as well. That is why, in recent years, many real estate agents have turned to social media to promote listings and attract new clients. In this industry, agents are gatekeepers, possessing not only goods in the form of property but information as well. As such, using social media to position oneself as an expert or a leader can go a long way toward boosting a real estate business.
Recently HouseLogic and agency partner MXM Social were recognized for creating educational, share-worthy original graphics to inspire online conversations among homeowners. This award distinguishes HouseLogic in the real estate industry and shows their motivation to leverage all mediums to connect and engage online with homeowners and consumers.
“HouseLogic, the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) consumer-facing web resource aims to arm homeowners with the information and education necessary to maintain and grow the value of their home,” the Web Marketing Association said in a statement.
Another social media mention worth noting for utilizing YouTube, Keller Williams boasts over 400,000 video views, 100,000 channel views and 18,698 subscribers.
Apart from the widely used social media platforms, there are other channels wherein the real estate agents have tapped into to maximize their reach to home buyers and sellers. Here’s a shortlist worth exploring:
The social media platforms make it easier for people to find what they are looking for so the investment realtors make in their online engagement and connections may not return immediate impact but over the course of time there’s no doubt based on the findings that the payoff will be worth it in the coming years. Check-out Go Beyond Facebook: Winning Strategies for Every Other Social Media Platform and determine whether or not it is time to tap into social media and/or expand to other channels that maybe the key to unlocking other doors!