Social Media Archive

5 Ways to Help Consumers Find You Online

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Can consumers easily find information about you and your listings online? If you Google your name or a phrase closely related to your business (e.g., “Townville short sales”), will a link to...

Twitter 2.0

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The popularity of Twitter is undeniable. As the social media application celebrated it’s 5th anniversary in March, the company disclosed that a record one billion tweets are now sent out weekly.   And there is no...

WordPress Camp: Get Busy Bloggin’

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine From beginners to pros, WordPress Camp had something to offer every blogger at the 2010 REALTORS® Conference & Expo Monday. Technology and marketing experts presented dual-track sessions for novice bloggers and advanced...
November 8, 2010

Responding to Criticism: How’s Your Online Rep?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine If a customer is unhappy with your service, don’t be surprised if he takes to the Internet to voice his frustrations about you. If you venture to review sites — such...
August 26, 2010

Midyear: Make the Most of Your Communications

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Whether you’re an association executive communicating to your members or a practitioner reaching out to buyers and sellers, you want to make sure you’re providing relevant and timely content on your...

RECoach Cites Best Aggregators

Do you find it takes too long to keep track of all the good real estate/technology information that’s passing through the Internet? Save time by setting up a Tweetdeck and following the industry’s power tweeters. Check out RECoach Eric...
February 7, 2010

Learned Over Lunch

By Sarah Trzepacz and Jennifer Cavendish In a conference this size, you have to make choices about the sessions you attend. The cool thing is that even when you miss a session, you don’t necessarily miss the lesson. Take...
November 15, 2009

Social Media Tips from NAR’s Todd Carpenter

By Laura Melcher, Manager, Editorial Development, REALTOR.org At today’s Communications Directors’ Networking Session, NAR Social Media Manager Todd Carpenter described a recent “blogostorm” in which he and other NAR staff entered an Agent Genius blog debate about rules prohibiiting...
May 12, 2009