Being bombarded by "Social Media Experts"

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Real Estate Agent with Respect Realty

There are at least 10 emails daily, and that does not include all the blogs out there or the facebook & linkedin connection requests I get from so called "Social Media Experts".  I do acknowldege that this area has exploded in the past few years.  The biggest dilemma is how do you figure out who is truly speaking from experience and success from the ones who are wannabes.

My experiences have been great in all the classes I have taken from Chicago Title about social media.  They are doing everything they are teaching and sharing awsome tips that would have taken me a lot longer to discover.  After that you have to plunge in on a consistent basis and get the experience going so that you can start to evaluate what you like, believe and enjoy with social media.  I find that I can find great books(like Trust Agents) and more articles on real estate related sites that lead me to more to learn.  It is a never ending process of learning as it is evolving just as I am.  In a way, it is like golf!  One reason golf is so addictive is that you can always go back and play another round to get better.  I am speaking from experience since I have been an avid golfer for years. 

I know that I will never be an "expert" on social media and I am OK with that.  I am concentrating on opening and closing escrows and have had great success with them.  I do know I will continue to use social media as part of my tools for success in real estate.

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Thanks for the kind words about our workshops, Bartbie.  It was a while ago that you attended our series, and as you mentioned, I am also learning more and more.  I think this shows in my workshops as I bring better, more real estate targeted training to agents. 

You, by the way, are still our No. 1 student!  Congratulations on the good work and best of luck as you move forwsrd!

August 24, 2010 10:45 AM
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Paul Guenther
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Barbie,

 I found this by accident!  It it AWESOME!!  Thank you very much for the kudos!  As you know we state at the beginning of each workshop "We are not experts, just passionate about sharing what we have learned"

Hey remember SMUrcle?  They billed themselves as experts, where are they today? I think they lasted 5 months, perhaps 6. LOL

Thanks again,

Paul

August 24, 2010 01:17 PM
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Erika Rogers
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Hi Barbie, I'm not an expert either, but I'm trying to keep up with the tide.  It's difficult to do all the social media stuff as well as everything that goes along with selling real estate.  Great post!

August 27, 2010 12:17 PM
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Curt Baumgarth
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Wow Barbie, great job on how far you have come from attending one of Chicago Title's Training Classes. I attended my first one last week and am looking forward to learning more and applying it  to my business.  Your progress and success is an inspiration for me!

September 16, 2010 10:33 AM
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Hi Barbie,

How are you doing today. I just want to introduce myself to you my name is John with ABC Home Inspections. If I can assist you in any home inspections. Please call me.

Thank you,

John with ABC Home Inspections

602-471-7384

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