Real estate has made a major jump into the digital media world due to consumers’ current need for easily accessible, on-demand information. Marketing within the real estate industry is no longer a pamphlet-and-go process; clients want to see digital inbound-focused campaigns full of rich content.
It’s a common misconception when realtors think that the only marketing communications tools that they can use to market their listings are print advertising, digital advertising and social media. Marketing communication opportunities don’t stop and end at these three popular tools in real estate marketing. It’s important to note that public relations is not just for large real estate firms—realtors can utilize local media to their advantage as well.
The real estate industry is one of the most competitive industries there is today. To be a successful relator you need to brand yourself so that you can set yourself apart from your competition. You can do this through branding. Branding is using imagery in the form of marketing communication materials such as logos, taglines and other messaging tools in order to be remembered, set apart from the competition and be visible. There are many different ways you can set yourself apart and create a brand.
Since its creation in 2006, Facebook has grown into the most popular social networking site, with over 1.87 billion active users. The site has completely changed how we interact not only personally, but also professionally and those working in the real estate business are no exception.
Having a low housing inventory can be frustrating at times for buyers and realtors; from buyers being unhappy with the selection of houses to realtors spending hours on MLS trying to find the right house that just isn’t there. Increase your marketing efforts and find new ways to increase your overall inventory with these tips below.