virtual assistant: Unique Ways to Follow Up With Prospects! - 07/21/14 06:22 PM
As a Real Estate Virtual Assistant team, we've worked alongside real estate professionals for many, many years. We understand that, oftentimes, the toughest part of the job can be prospect follow-up. Most prospects are used to the standard telephone calls and form e-mails, so getting their attention another way is key for maintaining contact. Instead of a quick, unpersonalized message or call, try these unique ways to follow up with your future clients!
-Neighborhood Property Updates. Send your prospect an update every time a property in the area is put on the market, is sold, has a price reduction and/or goes through … (0 comments)

virtual assistant: Informative SEO Terms to Know! - 07/16/14 05:38 PM
Our Real Estate Virtual Assistant team has long been proponents of the importance of search-engine optimization and ensuring the content on your website is written for Google, Yahoo!, Bing and others. However, there are many terms and phrases that can oftentimes lead to confusion - Especially for a professional that isn't too familiar with the different aspects of SEO! Here is a quick and simple glossary of important SEO terms that you may have heard, or you may want to brush up on:
-AdWords: Google's Pay-Per-Click advertising program, these are typically the ads that you see on the side of the … (1 comments)

virtual assistant: 5 Mistakes to Stop Making With Your Website! - 07/08/14 08:28 PM
It's no secret that your website is quite possibly the most important tool that you have for generating new leads, branding yourself and encouraging potential clients to contact you. However, not all websites are created equal. Our Real Estate Virtual Assistant team has helped many real estate professionals around the country with rebuilding, re-branding and revitalizing their website and online presence to meet the evolving needs of tech-savvy buyers and sellers. While frequent content updates are necessary to ensure search engine optimization, there are a few mistakes that we often see others make with their websites. Here are just a handful … (4 comments)

virtual assistant: Interesting Facts about the Real Estate Market in 2014! - 06/30/14 05:21 PM
One of the most interesting aspects of the real estate market is that it is constantly changing and always evolving. Each day is different and each season seems to bring about new goals, challenges, triumphs and, of course, the need to adjust your sales approach carefully to meet the needs of your clients as well as your own. Our Real Estate Virtual Assistant team has been assisting real estate salespeople across the nation with their sales, marketing and listing efforts for many, many years, while the changing and fluctuating markets never curb our innovation. It seems like just a couple of … (0 comments)

virtual assistant: Why Twitter is Essential for Your Social Media Marketing! - 06/22/14 07:11 PM
It's no secret that social media has taken off at a rapid pace in the last few years and has only continued to evolve. With no signs of slowing, it can be difficult to remember which ones work best for specific target audiences. There are the big social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, which are essential for any business's online presence, and then there are several smaller social and more specific social networks beyond those. Our Real Estate Virtual Assistant team creates and maintains social media accounts for many of our clients and are experts at using each tool … (1 comments)

virtual assistant: Save Time in Your Day By Implementing These Practices! - 06/17/14 09:15 PM
The life of a real estate professional is notoriously busy - Trying to balance appointments, follow-ups, office time, client meetings, listings, closings and all of the minor details that go into your business can get overwhelming and tiresome. Our Real Estate Virtual Assistant team understands that most real estate professionals are constantly on the go, whether it's in their car between appointments or between offices. Implementing a few small "life hacks" into your daily routine to add organization and seamlessness can go quite a long way. Try one or all of the following tricks, and see what works best in your … (0 comments)

virtual assistant: The Power of Testimonials! - 06/09/14 06:47 PM
As a longtime Real Estate Virtual Assistant team that has worked alongside many real estate professionals, including those just getting their business off of the ground as well as those managing highly successful careers, there have always been a few tools that go miles in the way of credibility and professionalism. One of those tools are legitimate, unfiltered client testimonials. There are a few different ways to utilize client testimonials through social media and the web, to ensure the most wide-reaching impact for the reviews that you've earned. Our Real Estate Virtual Assistant team has seen very effective client testimonials used … (2 comments)

virtual assistant: 5 Amazing Photography Apps for Your Real Estate Photos! - 06/01/14 07:12 PM
If you're a regular reader, then you already know that our Real Estate Virtual Assistant team are big proponents of using smart phone and mobile capabilities to streamline your day and make your busy life as a real estate professional a bit easier! When selling a home, the right photography can easily make or break a listing. With the vast majority of real estate searches taking place online and in the comfort of potential buyers' homes, it is imperative to ensure that your listing features high-resolution, quality photographs that accurately represent the property. It can be a fine line - You … (7 comments)

virtual assistant: Measuring the Success of Your E-Mail Blasts! - 05/26/14 03:47 PM
Sales and marketing professionals love technology and innovation, especially when it comes to working "smarter" and being able to accomplish things quickly, easily and by the click of a mouse. E-mail blasts have long been a popular tool of marketing communication due to the ease, simplicity and, of course, inexpensiveness of creating and launching a campaign. Because they are generally less costly than print campaigns and usually faster than direct letters, postcards or printed newsletters, it's no wonder that people use them so often to communicate with their prospects and clients.
However, measuring the success of an e-mail blast campaign can … (2 comments)

virtual assistant: 6 Questions to Ask Your Clients at the Beginning! - 05/19/14 05:49 PM
As a real estate professional, there are certain questions at the beginning of any client relationship that must be addressed right off the bat. Not only does this allow you to get to know your clients and identify their real estate needs, but it also enables you to provide the best possible service to them. Some professionals have a standard, introductory questionnaire that they fill out while asking their clients pertinent questions about their real estate goals. Others maintain a detailed file on each client that they can quickly and conveniently review as needed. Regardless of what your personal system may … (2 comments)

virtual assistant: How to Hire a Professional Real Estate Virtual Assistant! - 04/13/14 09:23 PM
As we all know, the spring and summer seasons tend to be some of the most busy for the real estate professional. With listings rolling in, prospective buyers eager to find that perfect property and each client at different stages of the real estate process, most of you are probably very happily busy and maybe even wondering if it's the right time to begin searching for some extra help. Whether you're just looking for a Real Estate Virtual Assistant team to handle your website and social media presence or you're seeking something more in-depth and all-encompassing, finding the ideal help can … (2 comments)

virtual assistant: Tips for Using LinkedIn to Your Professional Advantage! - 04/01/14 05:48 PM
Out of many social networks, each with their own pros, cons, audiences and suggested uses, LinkedIn has long been the overall standard for professional virtual networking. With a user base of over 259 million professionals across the globe (Source: CMO.com), it covers just about every industry, trade and profession. While most people realize that creating an account, filling it in with your experience, education and other resume points and connecting with colleagues past and present is key, what many don't realize is how much more this social network can offer! Our Real Estate Virtual Assistant team tends to be very active … (4 comments)

virtual assistant: 3 Things to Take Out of Your Marketing Budget! - 03/26/14 08:20 AM
As a longtime Real Estate Virtual Assistant team, we are very well-versed in all different aspects of marketing, advertising and listing coordination and project management. We enjoy staying on top of evolving technology and strive to think outside of the box – Which means that we often have many brand new ideas and recommendations for real estate professionals as well as many thoroughly researched suggestions as to what the best avenues are to dedicate your marketing budget dollars. However, as many places as there are that are worth spending some time and money on, there are also a few marketing ideas … (4 comments)

virtual assistant: How To Stay Healthy in the Spring Season! - 03/18/14 06:08 PM
As a longtime Real Estate Virtual Assistant team, we are very familiar with the ins and outs of a real estate professional's busy life. The spring season can be exceptionally chaotic, filled with new listings, buyers eager to begin property shopping and a seemingly endless amount of tasks that must be done before each client's closing date. It goes without saying that it is incredibly important to stay healthy throughout the year, but particularly during the busy times to ensure that deadlines aren't missed and clients feel attended to and satisfied. With so much going on throughout the day, it can … (0 comments)

virtual assistant: Social Media Marketing Statistics to Remember! - 03/11/14 06:38 PM
Everyone has heard the age-old phrase that “knowledge is power”. This is particularly true in business, and especially within the real estate industry. Professionals are highly dependent on themselves for clients and referrals, and the ability to reach out will certainly determine success. As a professional Real Estate Virtual Assistant team, we often field questions about social media marketing and its importance. While we can cite many examples of social media success and how its now an integral part of a real estate professional’s life, oftentimes the facts speak for themselves. Here is just a sample of some mind-blowing, eye-popping social … (13 comments)

virtual assistant: 5 Great Apps to Boost Your Productivity! - 03/04/14 04:36 PM
In today’s world of smart phones, clouds and technology at your fingertips, downloadable apps can be fantastic tools used to boost productivity and increase convenience in your daily life. With technology changing quickly and new apps being released every day, it is essential as a real estate professional to know what’s out there and how it can make your life easier. Our Real Estate Virtual Assistant team are big proponents of working both harder AND smarter, and understand that staying abreast of evolving technology can make a big difference in your day-to-day business in the long run. We understand how chaotic … (15 comments)

virtual assistant: Spring Postcard Ideas to Get in Touch With Clients! - 02/26/14 04:40 PM
With the spring real estate market upon us, client outreach can be a very powerful tool to get in touch with past clients and introduce yourself to future ones! One of the most common, inexpensive and easiest ways to do this is by a simple postcard campaign. Our Real Estate Virtual Assistant team has planned and executed hundreds of custom print mailings for our clients and can recommend a few ideas for what works well in a postcard campaign. Some suggestions include:
-Spring forward. A simple reminder of the upcoming time change and letting homeowners know to when to set their … (0 comments)

virtual assistant: 4 Must-Have Features for Your Real Estate Website! - 02/14/14 09:33 AM
A real estate professional’s website may very well be one of their most important marketing tools! Ensuring that yours is working for you and meeting the criteria of a successful website in today’s rapid-paced information age is important for seeing a return on your investment. While there are many essential aspects to a quality, successful website, there are a few things that are of the utmost importance. These “must-have” features include:
-Mobile Capabilities. The great majority of property searches are conducted online, and the mobile industry is only expected to continue its explosive growth. This means that more and more property … (15 comments)

virtual assistant: The 4 Steps to Owning Your Social Media Presence! - 02/11/14 08:56 AM
Over the years, our Real Estate Virtual Assistant team has recognized the importance of social networking, online marketing and how it relates to a real estate professional's brand. As experts on the ins and outs of social media, we wanted to share a few tips for getting a foothold in all of the various networks out there, what exactly they do and how they can help your business. For those starting out, there are four major categories that most social networks (used by beginners) fall into:
1. The Local Networks. Localized social networks, such as Yelp!, Angie's List, Google Places, … (2 comments)

virtual assistant: Creative Ways to Touch Prospects Before the Spring Season! - 02/04/14 11:15 AM
With spring (and the beginning of a new real estate season!) just around the corner, outreach to prospects and clients is critical. While there are many creative ways to “touch” your connections and get in front of those that may need your services this year, there are a few tried and true methods that are always a good idea. Some ways to consider reaching out in the coming weeks include:
1.       Use LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a great social media tool for professionals in all industries, but for those of us who depend on referrals from our connections? LinkedIn is one … (1 comments)

 
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