Facebook. Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat, Google Plus, Periscope, Tumblr. The world of social media has become incredibly massive and complex since Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, Chad Hurley, David Karp, and other social media pioneers first came on the scene more than a decade ago. (Pop quiz: Can you pair these pioneers with their […]
You listened to all those tech-savvy gurus who told you that social media was the key to your success. So you went out and got yourself a Facebook page and a Twitter account. You started a blog and put your profile on LinkedIn. And nothing happened. Why?
Yes and no. Or as my college philosophy professor used to say when confronted with difficult questions, “That depends.” If you mean, “Is somebody going to see my tweet, call me up and make an offer on one of my properties?” the answer is probably “no.” What social media can do, however, is enhance your […]
Is social media helping or hurting your business? If you read this blog regularly, you already know we’re big fans of social media as a tool that Realtors can use to attract new business and burnish their brand. Having said that, there is a big risk lurking out there—the risk that the success of our […]
We’ve talked a lot about Facebook in previous blog posts. But let’s face it (pun intended), it is the biggest social media platform out there. And it is continually evolving. So how do you evolve with it? Here are three ideas you should implement immediately. Utilize the Timeline Create a fabulous cover photo Make it […]
Just because it’s called social media doesn’t mean it’s a tabloid gossip column. The protocols for using social media as a marketing tool mean that, first and foremost, you keep your personal and business communication strictly separate. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and related media need to express your business brand, not your after-hours alter ego. I’m […]