Benjamin Franklin summarized it all when he said: “Failing to plan is planning to fail.”
Having a well thought-out business plan will help you
Budget your time and money
Stay on track toward your personal and financial goals throughout the year
Measure your successes
In this video (recorded as part of Building Foundations, our New Agent Learning Series), Rebecca Mann (Regional Sales Director for York County Maine) walks us through the worksheet and how to arrive at the figures needed for your own business plan.
Business Planning Spreadsheet
Click here and make sure you save a copy and/or download before starting to put in your own information: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1RWN6tH9_mxf4wHXF5EtC54Mclvi0MyKgAKpqbHD2RGA/edit?usp=sharing
Add Community Calendars to Your Agent Website
Real estate is all about being local, and you are the expert in your local community. Show that you have your finger on the pulse of your town with a custom page on your website that lists out all of the local happenings.
The Masiello Group has partnered with a company called Burbio to compile a comprehensive list of the local happenings in your market that you can showcase on your website. It requires just a little bit of set up, but once you set it up, it will automatically update with all the latest events from your local chamber of commerce, town sites, and others.
This quick video shows you how to create this custom page on your website, and you can always contact your Business Support Specialists and the Marketing Team for assistance.
Step Two – Copy this Authentication Token (this looks like alphabet soup, but you will need this in the next step. Make sure you capture the whole thing): eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjo4MTUzOX0.kdb2_l6aUUFMOO1x5TNMTJ4yWHILVkQuII5A3-Qjs-E
Step Three: Create a custom page on your website:
This video shows you how:
Step Four: use one of the social media graphics we've created for you to post on your social media pages, linking back to this new page on your website. Click here to find the graphics, and watch the video below for instructions.
TextBHGRE allows you to capture more leads for your listings.
Win your next listing by demonstrating how quickly you can receive and respond to buyer inquiries!
Use property-specific text codes, or purchase your own Keyword to use in all of your marketing!
Part One focuses on how to have crucial conversations with your sphere of influence today to jump-start your listing pipeline. Use the Formula of FIVES to develop a priority prospecting plan, time-blocking your day, three questions, and one listening technique to spark discussion. Leave this session with an action plan to dramatically increase your selling activities right away.
Unhide the Hidden Inventory
Even in the hottest market in a decade, there are still people who are NOT listed with a REALTOR. FSBOs, Expireds, Investor-owned, resimercial properties and un-made referrals in your own network/database. Learn to find them, what to say to them and how to capture dozens to hundreds of additional listings in almost any marketplace.
Learn how to LISTEN YOUR WAY INTO LISTINGS using social media. Use search techniques, create target lists, add comments for positive effect and develop conversations by using anecdotal stories to plant the seeds that move potential-listings off the fence and into the winter market.
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It works like any other social network:
Connects directly with your social media accounts, like Facebook and Twitter, to allow users to share their campaigns with their network.
Family, friends, and anyone else can contribute to your campaign through the shared link