How to build a brand in a time of crisis

Many of our clients are wondering what the next steps should be for their business, and it’s led to powerful discussions. After having many of these conversations, we wanted to share some of the best takeaways with the industry at large, in hopes these tips help you stay in the game during this delicate time.

How to keep your business running when you can’t meet face to face

There’s no dancing around it: The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting individuals and industries across the globe, and real estate agents face rising challenges of their own. To “flatten the curve” and slow the spread of COVID-19, local governments are joining the CDC and recommending social distancing — reducing close contact between people.

Do you make these digital advertising mistakes?

Every month, the digital advertising team at Inman runs over 400 campaigns on behalf of our advertisers. And the team sees it all, from beautifully executed campaigns to, well, less so. That’s why we decided to capture all errors, mistakes and missed opportunities we’ve seen over the years for a helpful guide to your next campaign.

Best practices on building your digital brand

In a recent interview, Agent Image Co-founder and Managing Partner Jon Krabbe shared his insights on how agents today can build their digital presence. Just past their twentieth year, Krabbe and the Agent Image team know of which they speak.

3 ways to get ahead in 2020 — starting right now

Seasonality only exists in real estate for buyers and sellers, not for you. For the true hustlers of the industry, there is no downtime. In fact, you’re working harder when everyone else is kicking back. Why? Because that’s how you get ahead.

Put yourself on the (Google) map!

What do these things have in common: your car, your next open house, your latest closing, the listing your buyers just fell in love with? Heck, probably the grocery store, too. If you’re a real estate agent, you’re likely spending more time in these places than your actual office.

Kleard and Adwerx partner to target unrepresented buyers

Buyer-identity verification software company Kleard has partnered with online advertising provider Adwerx to target unrepresented homebuyers.

The app that gives agents an edge with today’s fresh listings

Every month, the top five real estate websites receive over 320 million visitors, but half of those visitors are not looking to buy or sell a home. All of the sites feature the same basic listing photos and information and the same impersonal way to connect with agents — but none are geared toward today’s socially driven, tech-savvy millennials.

You’ve made it to the top, but your work isn’t done. Here’s what you need.

“It’s more difficult to stay on top than to get there.” Mia Hamm, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion. Being the top agent in your market means building a practice that is not just okay or average.

Why retargeting should be part of your firm’s marketing strategy

Retargeting: What is it and what does it mean for your firm? At this point, we’ve probably all experienced retargeting. Let’s say you just spent an hour browsing grills online and decide last-minute that the expensive new infrared gas grill you’d been eyeing can wait for another day.