5 Amazing Places for Realtors to Leave Business Cards

You know you have to tell people you’re a Realtor® in order to get clients, but it doesn’t always mean getting a face-to-face. One of the most inexpensive lead-generators is the good, old-fashioned business card. For pennies at a time, you can leave an advertisement behind wherever you go – even in places that seem a little strange. 5 Places for Realtors® to Leave Business Cards 1. Doctors’ and dentists’ offices. When you’re a regular patient, asking your doctor or dentist to host a small stack of your business cards on the reception desk, the magazine table or the window ledge is a great way to reach potential clients. 2. Child care centers. Most child care centers have a bulletin board where you can tack a few business cards – or, even better, a full-color printout of your latest listing with your branding all over it. 3. Churches (with permission, of course). Many welcome tables in churches feature local events, so it’s often a good idea to create a flyer about a charity event that you’re sponsoring, an open house you’re holding or any other community to-do that you’re involved in; add a stack of business cards so people know [...]

By |2015-02-11T14:56:33-06:00December 19th, 2013|Agent Blog, Benchmark Agent Tools, Lead Generation, Networking|Comments Off on 5 Amazing Places for Realtors to Leave Business Cards

Face-to-Face Networking: Old News or Reliable Standby?

Despite LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and all of the other marketing tools that you can use to launch your real estate career into the stratosphere, one of the best ways to generate leads is still face-to-face contact. Are you doing everything you can to get leads? Who Knows You’re a Realtor®? If you can’t answer, “Everybody I meet knows I’m a Realtor,” you’ve got a little work to do. That’s not to say that you should push your services on everyone, but it does mean that you should be telling people what you do… just in case.   Meeting New People: Where to Look If you’re like many successful Realtors, you’re already talking to the woman in line behind you at the supermarket, the man whose kids are playing with yours at the park and the staff that grooms your dog. But that’s not really enough, especially if you’re focusing on growing your real estate business. Don’t neglect church socials, alumni events and trade shows; make it a point to attend as many events as you can. Sporting events, fitness classes and even your favorite coffee shop are great places to start talking. You’ll have fun while spreading the word, and [...]

By |2015-02-11T14:56:34-06:00November 26th, 2013|Agent Blog, Lead Generation, Networking|Comments Off on Face-to-Face Networking: Old News or Reliable Standby?