Tag Archives: personal branding

How to Use Social Media to Engage with Your Clients

Stay connected to your clients and professional network with the right social media platform.

Social media is a great way to stay connected to your clients and other professionals that you know. Each social network has its benefits. However, for people who are unfamiliar with all of the choices in social media, it can be difficult to figure out which site or sites will best fit their needs. Don’t worry; we have you covered! Continue reading

7 Tips to Help You Find Your Motivation

When you have found your “why” you’re able to boost your motivation to thrive.

How motivated do you feel today?

a. I’m pumped, and feeling excited to complete my daily lead generating activities today!
b. I’m plugging away, making some calls and writing a note or two. 
c. I’m not feeling it, and haven’t done my daily lead generating activities days/weeks.

We all have days when it feels as if our motivation has gone; however, if you answered b or c, it’s time to reconnect with your “Why”—your reasons for doing your lead generating activities consistently every day. Here are seven ways to reignite your motivation and reconnect with your purpose. Continue reading

Who Are Your Top Referrers?

When you know who your top referrers are, you’re better able to appreciate those people who help your business thrive.

When you Work by Referral, the clients who have sent you multiple referrals are the biggest advocates of your business. Since these Top Referrers help your business grow and thrive, it’s important to thank them for their referrals. Do you know who your biggest advocates are? Referral Maker™ CRM real estate software will help you find out. Continue reading

Make Your Daily Lead Generation Activities Count

Agents who see the most success commit to the Work by Referral System and are consistent with their daily proactive lead generation activities.

In addition to the to-do tasks that you’ve set, Referral Maker™ CRM generates a list of activities for you to complete every day in order to Win the Day and reach the goals you’ve set for your business. Based on Brian Buffini’s Work by Referral System, these activities will help you generate a steady and reliable stream of leads. However, there’s no shortcut to success. In order to reap the benefits of Working by Referral, you have to commit to the System and put in the work. And that ‘work’ is doing your activities—consistently—every single day. Continue reading

Throw a Memorable Business Mixer in 7 Easy Steps

Throw a memorable business mixer with these seven tips.

A business mixer is a great way to catch up with the business owners in your network, connect them to one another and have fun at the same time. Additionally, business mixers help to reinforce your role as the hub of your network. Here are seven secrets to throwing a memorable business mixer. Continue reading

7 Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

Adapt these habits and you’ll be on the path to success.

Many people would love to know the financial secrets of successful entrepreneurs. After all, they have what many of us seek—a thriving business, nice things and the respect of others. It’s easy to forget that this success was the result of years of hard work and sacrifice. While not every business owner will become the next Warren Buffett or Bill Gates, there are a few good habits that you can adopt now that will put you on the path to success. Continue reading

3 Ways to Lose Clients Through Social Media

Keep your social media postings professional to prevent being “unfriended” by the connections in your network.

We all know someone that uses social media ineffectively. In fact, you’ve probably blocked them from your news feed after one too many Farmville/political/family updates. Don’t worry if you do one or more of these things; there’s still time to change your habits and redeem yourself in the eyes of your friends and followers. Continue reading

3 Ways to Use Social Media Effectively

When used right, social media can complement your marketing campaigns and allow you to connect on a deeper level with your clients.

Many real estate professionals are using social media to market themselves and their businesses. Since more than 93% of adults who are active online have a Facebook profile, it’s a no-brainer for business owners to maintain their own Facebook profiles to market to these individuals.

However, social media shouldn’t replace making calls, writing notes and doing Pop-Bys. You’re not enhancing your relationships by going to someone’s Facebook page and looking at the photos they’ve recently posted. Additionally, you’re not engaging with your clients by writing a divisive status update. Instead, your time on social media websites should enhance the impact of your activities and deepen the relationships you have with your database. Continue reading