3 essential social media platforms for newbie agents

When it comes to social media, it’s a bit of a jungle out there. To help new agents suss out what’s crucial, here are the top three platforms and some tips for how to make it all work with your marketing plan.

Nextdoor raises $123M in funding

Nextdoor, a hyperlocal social network for neighbors and local businesses, has raised an additional $123 million in funding, led by Riverwood Capital.

WATCH: How to make the most of your advertising platform

Listen in to learn top strategies for advertising online and how to make the most of the platforms available to you from Nextdoor’s Lauren Nemeth, Zillow’s Curt Beardsley and Google’s Brian Dick onstage at Inman Connect New York.

WATCH: Nextdoor’s CEO discusses how to build stronger communities

Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar talked to agents about creating stronger, better communities and how to use Nextdoor to generate leads at Inman Connect New York.

Nextdoor CEO reveals how to use the platform for leads

Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar offered agents advice on how to use her company’s neighborhood-based social network to generate leads on the main stage at Inman Connect in New York on Wednesday.

Watch out Zillow: A little birdie is coming after you

HouseCanary has launched a new listing portal, though it has left some multiple listing services confused about how their data landed on the site.

Inman announces another 15 sponsors for ICNY19

Tallahassee, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2019) – Inman Group® announced 15 additional companies that will be sponsoring Inman Connect New York, Jan. 28-Feb. 1, 2019.

Nextdoor raises prices for real estate ads, drawing criticism

Real estate agents first began learning of the price increases for what Nextdoor calls its “neighborhood sponsor” feature in late 2018.

Keller Williams updates Kelle Snaps with team and agent sales numbers

Now Kelle Snaps will also include information related to an agent and his or her team and show how many homes the agent or team has sold in a specific neighborhood over the past year. 

Nextdoor appoints new CEO Sarah Friar, previously from Square

Former Square chief financial officer Sarah Friar is joining neighborhood-based social network Nextdoor as its new chief executive officer.