Author Archives: ReferralMaker

Want to Make Your Marketing More Effective? Send the eReport

are-you-committing-these-email-sins

The monthly mailing was created to help you stay connected with your clients each month and give you an opportunity to contact them. Similarly, the eReport was developed as a follow-up tool to help you stay in touch. When you send it each month, you’ll boost the effectiveness of your marketing flyer, and when leveraged with the stacking effect, will help you deepen your relationships with your clients. Here’s how the eReport can make your marketing more effective: Continue reading

3 Ways to Get More Done Each Day

Smartphone

Have you ever exclaimed, “I wish there were more hours in the day!”? As the spring selling season moves into summer, you may find your schedule is booked up with client meetings and listing appointments, in addition to your regular tasks, from lead generation to ensuring transactions stay on track. Although there’s no way to add more hours to the day when you need them, there are three approaches to time-management that can help you get more out of the hours you do have. Continue reading

8 Business Professionals to Connect to Your Clients

061214
The spring and summer are popular times for homeowners to tackle renovation projects, both large and small. Homeowners remodel for many reasons—perhaps they want to add more space to their home, update it to meet their changing needs or to help it list for more money. Whatever the reason, your clients will surely want to work with a service or trade professional who treats them with the same level of service and trust they’ve come to expect. Luckily, you work with great, reputable local professionals who meet those expectations. Continue reading

How to Serve Your Clients

clients refer

 

One of the best ways to set yourself apart from your competition is to provide great client service. When you consistently exceed your clients’ expectations by going beyond what’s expected, they’ll not only trust you more, they may also refer you to their family and friends. How can you exceed their expectations? Continue reading

3 Easy Steps for Getting More Referrals

Ask-for-a-referral-today-a-business-inspirational-tip-from-brian-buffini

If you work by referral, your relationships drive your business. You seek to become your clients’ trusted advisor and ask that they refer you to their family and friends. Take it to the next level by making it easy for them to refer you in the first place. Here’s how: Continue reading

5 Steps for More Effective Calls

lead generation

Even if you’ve been in the real estate business for years, there may be days when you feel nervous to call your database. As technology makes it easier to replace talking on the phone with sending emails and texts, many agents, especially younger ones, feel less comfortable calling up their clients. While connecting via text is fine if that’s what your clients prefer, it’s still important to call your clients who prefer to speak on the phone. Similarly, you may be intimidated to speak on the phone with a referral or client you don’t know very well. Here’s how to get motivated to dial when you’re anxious about picking up the phone. Continue reading

3 Ways to Get Social with Your Clients This Season

When you work by referral, it’s vital to maintain consistent communication with your clients. Although you can connect with them on social media, over the phone or email or by sending a personal note, it’s also beneficial to get face-to-face with them as well. When you meet up with them to break bread or deliver a small gift of appreciation, you help build your relationship with them. Here’s how: Continue reading

Pop-By Ideas that Show Your Current Buyers You Care

Pop-Bys are small, thoughtful items intended to help you show your clients you care and thank them for their business and referrals. Although your A+ clients are sure to enjoy receiving them, delivering a thoughtful item to your current buyers will help you build your relationship with them.
Whether you’re working with first-time homebuyers or folks who have been through the process a few times, here are some helpful Pop-By ideas to deliver to their homes. Continue reading

Tap into the Stacking Effect

How to Optimize Technology in Your Relationships

Although it takes time to build relationships when you work by referral, consistent contact is made easier by using the stacking effect. Based on the principle of compounding interest, the stacking effect helps you leverage and build upon each connection you make with your clients. It allows you to keep in touch with your clients and build solid working relationships with them. Here’s why it works so well and how to incorporate it into your business. Continue reading