When you work by referral, the clients who refer you drive your business. They’re the walking, talking advocates of your character and expertise as a real estate professional. Although they don’t have to refer you, the fact that they do is a testament to their desire to see your business thrive. That’s why it’s so important to thank them for the referrals they send your way. We all want to feel acknowledged and appreciated and your clients are no different. When they feel appreciated for referring you, they’re more likely to keep referring you. Continue reading
Have you ever worked with a client you didn’t enjoy? Perhaps they were too demanding or your personalities clashed. Whenever you saw their number pop up on your phone, you may have grimaced or broken out in a cold sweat. Did you count the days until the transaction was over or wish you didn’t have to work with them? After all, the bills don’t pay themselves. Continue reading
A vibrant database is essential to a thriving business. How to you build a vibrant database? It’s simple: by growing and nurturing your relationships through consistent communication. That is, you have to make sure you mail your marketing items each month, call your clients to check in, write personal notes and deliver Pop-Bys to your top clients. Continue reading
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could organize your team’s database and share contacts between team members? Well, now you can! With Referral Maker® CRM for Teams, you can manage the contacts and relationships of your team! Continue reading
When you work by referral, your relationships drive your business. Relationships are constantly growing and changing. As you connect with your clients and find ways to serve them before, during and after the sale, those relationships will grow and improve. They’ll begin to refer you to their family and friends, and you’ll have more great clients to serve. Continue reading
Staying in touch with your clients will help you know who to spend the most time with.
When you work by referral, lead generation and relationship building go hand-in-hand. Many agents upload their databases to their CRMs, like Referral Maker® CRM and sort it once, never going back to reprioritize their people as relationships change and evolve. As a result, they may spread themselves too thin as they try to spend a lot of time with everyone. Now, you may say, “I don’t have time to sort my database—I’m far too busy!” the reality is, you’ll be far busier if you don’t take the time to prioritize your relationships, then if you set aside time to do it. Continue reading
Pick up the phone and call your clients!
A phone call is a great way to connect with your clients. Not only does it only take a few minutes, it also provides an opportunity deepen your connection with your clients while generating leads. Want to generate leads in a short amount of time? Pick up the phone and start calling your database. Continue reading
A vibrant database gives you the opportunity to nurture your best relationships.
When you work by referral, every person you meet is a potential advocate for your business; a person who you can rely on to send you reliable referrals. Since relationships help your business to thrive, you can grow and nurture your relationships with your clients by maintaining consistent communication with them through monthly marketing flyers and emails, phone calls, personal notes and Pop-Bys. Continue reading
Turn waiting time into productive networking time for your business.
Every person you meet has the potential to become an important advocate of your business. Think about it: You come in contact with new people every day, whether it’s in line at the local coffee shop or picking up your dry cleaning or even eating lunch. Each connection offers the opportunity to serve the other person and deepen your relationship with them. And Referral Maker™ CRM real estate software helps you keep the information you glean from your connections in one place. Continue reading
Choosing a date is one of the first steps to take when planning a business mixer.
What better way to hang out with your favorite business owners and enhance your relationships than through a great business mixer? A business mixer is one of the best ways to deepen the relationships you have with the businesses you refer. While you establish your position as the hub of your business community, your business owners get the opportunity network with other trusted business owners in the area. What are you waiting for? Don’t procrastinate: Today’s the day to begin planning your next business mixer. Continue reading