What can your social networking profiles do for you in the real estate field? Most People create profiles on MySpace and Facebook for self branding purposes. Many of these individuals compile their profiles with information on themselves in hope that someone will stumble upon it. This reason alone is a great incentive to have a profile; however here are two techniques that may increase your visibility in these social sites.
- Take your photos that you have on a specific property and create a photo album. Whether this may be on Flickr, Facebook, or MySpace, these are just more place to market your properties. Most social sites notify your community and network of friends when you have added new photos or created a new photo album. As of today most realtors just upload photos to their real estate website and hope that users are visiting that site. By uploading these photos to your social networking profile it allows your network of friends to immediately know about a new listing in case they did not view it on your site. People on social networking sites obviously are not connecting specifically to gain real estate knowledge but giving them this option is a great way of increasing that properties online exposure. So upload your photos, create albums or even create a photo slide show and upload it too YouTube.
- Take your social media profile and link it to your blog. This tip is the easiest and a very effecting way of increasing your visibility on your social networking site. Most social sites allow you to directly feed your blog into your profile, allowing users to read your blog directly on your profile. Your social site will notify your community that you blog has been updated. Users may not check your actual blog site as often as you are creating new posts, thus increasing your blogs visibility.
These two steps are a great way of keeping your profiles up to date and may even lead to expanding your network reach. One of the biggest benefits to having a social networking profile is your friends or community does not have to visit other locations to view this sort of information. As of today many users are using their online social networks for most of their daily intake, and they spend a good amount of time on them. Providing information on these social sites is a great way of increasing your visibility and expanding your Real Estate Marketing.