Tag: Facebook

Social Media: Letting Agent Facebook case study

| June 15, 2011 | 7 Comments

  Many agents now have a company Facebook page and as I’ve commented recently, there are still very few examples of agents getting any real traction in terms of fans. There are firms that are making some good progress, but as I’ve said before, just having a page for your business because that’s what you […]

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Katy Perry is not an Estate Agent

| April 15, 2011 | 4 Comments

If you have a Facebook account no doubt you will be as amazed as me if you go to Katy Perry’s fan page and every few second hit the refresh button. I monitored the growth over 90mins this morning and her likes increased by 2,000 – that’s around 1 new follower every three seconds!

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Negotiator magazine social Media article

| October 26, 2009 | 1 Comment

My article for The Negotiator magazine about how Estate Agents can effectively use social media was published last week. I can’t link to it as they don’t post to their web site, so here is the article for anyone who didn’t read it in the magazine. Facebook and Twitter have superseded email and telephone usage and […]

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Estate Agent facebook fan page tips

| October 19, 2009 | 4 Comments

Many agents are starting up facebook fan pages at the moment and looking for ways to get value from them. Why bother? Who wants to be a ‘fan’ of an estate agent? Every person you engage in the real world, you have an opportunity to create a fan for your Facebook page who has requested […]

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Who wants to socialise with estate agents?

| September 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

With the growing number of estate agents starting to engage in social media, one question I have to ask is ‘Who wants to socialise with estate agents’? The two main property forums for agents to socialise on (Juicy Red Apple and Ageants) are largely made up of service providers because the small number of estate […]

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Estate Agents: Are you making it personal???

| July 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

Facebook vanity URL’s launched at 12:01 AM on Sat June 13th (4.01 am GMT) and during the first 3 minutes after launch the site had already reserved over 200,000 names and after 15 more minutes went over the 500,000 mark. After one hour it went over the 1,000,000 mark and that continues to climb. The benefits of having […]

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Social Networking Meets Property Sales – Cutting Out The Estate agent

| May 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

 Many estate agents would read the above headline and immediately come to the conclusion that here is just another private seller web site that is destined to fail. This happened with Tesco property (Tesco say they will come back to the market at some point) and has more recently happened with ebay property (the jury […]

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