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Top 10 reasons your Facebook ads aren’t generating real estate leads

Over the last few years, there seems to persist the lingering idea that you can lay on the beach with your laptop and make thousands per day. While it’s a possibility in the internet age, online business generation takes hard work, creative thinking, money and luck. And as this daydream pertains to Facebook advertising, you’re bound to face challenges both difficult and expensive. Don’t underestimate it; rather, expect setbacks, learn and tweak your game plan. …

YMCA spreads the good with service to the needy

Now in its 30th year, the YMCA’s annual Chocolates Galore & More event promises luscious chocolates by the plateful, exquisite deserts and mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres.

YMCA spreads the good with service to the needy

Now in its 30th year, the YMCA’s annual Chocolates Galore & More event promises luscious chocolates by the plateful, exquisite deserts and mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres.

How to create a digital real estate lead machine

Things progress toward chaos — that’s just how it is. It is the Second Law of Thermodynamics. But it doesn’t just apply to physics. In the world of real estate and online lead generation, the chaotic state is increasing. …

7 ways to hone your Pinterest marketing skills for real estate

Technology really is changing the real estate industry. Taking your real estate business to social media can yield a larger audience than you’d have in the more traditional home sales routes, such as newspaper listings and websites …

Podcast: 8 ways to keep working when disaster strikes your market

It’s a plan that we sincerely hope none of you have to implement anytime soon, but it’s imperative to plan for the worst and hope for the best, so here we are. Our show today was inspired by one of our students and listeners after having been evacuated…

How to crush local content marketing with help from the local news

Getting a shout out from local news would be a huge win for your real estate business, but a lot of agents have trouble cracking the code and getting on the radar of local journalists. The fact is, local content marketing can deliver the best ROI of an…

Focusing on hyperlocal real estate marketing and news

Marguerite Giguere, the skydiving agent of Tacoma, Washington, joins Homesnap’s Gayle Weiswasser to talk about hyperlocal marketing and news sharing — and by hyperlocal, she means a five-mile radius …

How mobile technology can help loan officers drive leads to agents

Kevin Blair was paying top dollar for online mortgage leads from sources such as LendingTree and Lower My Bills. At times, these leads were costing him $10-$20 each, while delivering, at best, “mediocre results.” …