In our latest episode we share high-tech and high-touch ways to generate business, including circle prospecting with a buyer need, follow up with old leads, and using custom cover photos and native video to attract attention on Facebook. We also share the early results from the intensive 30-day prospecting experiment we're running this month.
Your three key takeaways:
Here are the show notes with timestamps so you can jump to the sections that interest you.
[2:00] QUESTION: How to deal with the home value question you encounter when door knocking a luxury Expired listing
[8:55] Unique places to find pieces of valuable content you can bring on your follow up calls
[11:00] Whats working right now: Circle prospecting with 'inside information' and buyer/investor need
[14:45] Follow up with 5 people/wk of any kind - How Greg is generating NOW business w/follow up
[17:00] What's working for top agents: Working 6-month old leads, internet buyer leads and old Expired's, how to find old Expired's through services like The Red X
[18:30] How to approach a top agent in your office to work their leads for business in exchange for a referral fee
[23:00] Tech Tip: How to use your Facebook cover photo and Canva to promote Open Houses, new listings, market reports, buyer needs and events right on your Facebook page
[27:15] How to use short native-upload videos to keep in touch with people through social media
[33:30] How to use Facebook native video to promote upcoming listings - HINT: the trick is to get in-depth on what's exciting about the listing and tag everyone that might apply- the clients, your broker, other agents on your team, friends in the business who work with buyers in that area, lenders, etc.
[37:00] How to ask neighbors to shoot a quick video with you sharing what they love about the neighborhood. This type of video is amazing to show potential buyers as they walk through your Open House
[41:00] Idea- Shoot your video using Periscope or Meerkat first, save it to your phone, then upload it to Facebook and YouTube (separately) to take advantage of all phases of video - Live, native Facebook and long-term YouTube content where people can find you months or years from now - How to optimize your YouTube videos so they are easy to find.
[43:30] Time frame to close on internet buyer leads- Be prepared for 4-6 month turnaround from initial lead to closed deal
[46:15] High-touch ways to generate medium and long-term business - work with developers and builders, develop relationships with professionals in other industries who work with homeowners prior to them needing a Realtor
[49:00] Top agent idea- How Sasha Farmer develops relationships with local companies by offering concierge and city tour services for executives flying in for job interviews.
[52:30] How to turn hobbies into sources of long-term business