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Case Study: How Nathan Strudwick builds relationships with iRealty

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Nathan Strudwick, the leading agent for Elder’s in Australia. During our discussion, he shared a number of helpful tips and insights for agents looking to improve their business by strengthening their client relationships using iRealty. […]

By |2018-08-02T14:45:18+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Case Study: How Nathan Strudwick builds relationships with iRealty

To Hashtag or Not to Hashtag: The Guide to Using Your # Symbol

Gone are the days when the hashtag was just a button rarely used on your phone. The use of this unassuming symbol is now the norm in most social media interactions, and the love of the hashtag won’t be fading any time soon. For those relatively new to social media, a hashtag is the # sign, followed by a word or phrase. When posted it becomes a searchable link that connects other posts with the same hashtag. For instance if you added #sydneyrealestate to your post, anyone with that interest could [...]

Here’s how the Facebook Update will affect your marketing

  With 2018 barely under our feet, Facebook has announced major changes to their newsfeed that will greatly affect your business page. Basically, they are reducing the reach, or total views, of your organic business posts. You may have already noticed the change, but if you haven’t yet, you definitely will soon. Mark Zuckerberg had this to say about the update… […]

By |2018-01-16T13:02:32+00:00January 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Here’s how the Facebook Update will affect your marketing

Best (and worst) real estate subject lines of 2017

I am willing to wager your inbox overflows with new emails every day. I know mine does. Every morning I wake up to dozens of new messages waiting to be read. Some will be Facebook notifications, others will be airline advertisements, and a few will be actual messages from real people. My first response is always the same; scan the subject line and determine if the email is valuable to me. If not, I swipe right and delete. If it is, I might read it immediately, or come back later when [...]

By |2017-12-15T12:32:12+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|6 Comments

The Unspoken Risks of Automation

Would you rather sit down for a coffee with Iron Man or Terminator? Boiled down, this is essentially the current digital marketing dilemma. Allow me to explain. If you google “digital marketing systems,” tech buzzwords will scatter across your screen, such as: analytics, data-driven, integration, and segmentation. But most common today is the proudly displayed automation. Yes, we all dream of a future in which our meters long list of monotonous tasks is swept into an automated system. This machine will do it all; door knocking, cold calling, blog writing, client [...]

By |2017-11-07T15:22:14+00:00November 7th, 2017|Branding, Identity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Unspoken Risks of Automation

3 Statistics You Need to Know

Email marketing is one of your most effective tools to stay connected with your contacts. It builds trust and keeps you top of mind when they decide to enter the real estate market. Email’s effective because it helps you communicate with a massive audience at a relatively low cost and time commitment. Campaign Monitor says every dollar you spend can generate a $44 dollar ROI. However, there is more to email marketing than building a newsletter and clicking “Send.” Your campaign statistics are arguably your most valuable resource in terms of [...]

By |2017-09-04T14:53:04+00:00June 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3 Statistics You Need to Know

Attracting an Audience

You don’t have time to knock every door in town or call every number in the phone book. (Remember those?)  Yet, in order to find success, you need to connect with more people than ever before.  An effective digital marketing strategy is the solution.  It will expand your potential client pool by providing new digital spaces to meet people and showcase your talents. Even if you had the time to knock doors, it’s unlikely your efforts would be very effective these days. Consumers tend to prefer to research brands before committing [...]

By |2017-08-03T14:47:22+00:00January 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Attracting an Audience

5 ways to maximise the impact of your emails

  It’s the second week of January and most New Year’s resolutions have already been abandoned, and, let’s face it, we’re not too upset by it.  Why is that?  Well, we’re comfortable, routines are hard to break, and we never wanted to give up carbs anyway.  However, there are some goals that we should cling to, especially in business.  Specifically, as technology continues to transform the market, we need to adjust our strategies and improve our tactics.  So, to help you improve your marketing efforts, we have selected five ways you [...]

By |2018-01-03T15:40:24+00:00January 10th, 2017|article, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Cutting through the gadgets to make a real connection with clients

You need a smartphone, a tablet, a laptop, ideally a network, a CRM, an online presence, online analytics, social media platforms, apps, and oh yeah: once you have it you need to maintain it! – It is easy to see why realtors feel overwhelmed and are often up in arms about finding the right strategy for dealing and engaging with clients in the digital age. Yet, rest assured there remain ways to do it well. […]

By |2017-08-03T16:12:10+00:00June 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cutting through the gadgets to make a real connection with clients