#GoodToKnow: How One Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Affiliate is Getting Innovative on Instagram

If you maintain your company’s Instagram account you’re probably familiar with this dilemma: How do you showcase your agents in a way that doesn’t seem promotional but helps them market themselves and their businesses?

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How to Strategically Use Facebook Dark Posts

By Lisa Schultz

Is Facebook part of your social media plan? How about part of your advertising plan? If you’re not currently using dark posts to advertise on Facebook, you’re missing out on one of the best Facebook tricks in the book. Dark posts can help you boost engagement, drive traffic to your website and generate leads.

What is a dark post?

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What’s the ROI of Using Social Media in Real Estate?

By Victor Quiroz

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and more recently, SnapChat, are all social media platforms that can capture the attention of potential millennial clients. Why? Because most, if not all, of these platforms are now part of millennials’ daily life. Social media sites and apps are their preferred tool to stay connected to the world.

Let’s examine this trend by the numbers: Entrepreneur Magazine found that millennials check their social media platforms via a mobile device an average of 43 times per day! A January 2015 Forbes survey revealed 87% of millennials use between two and three tech devices for social media on a daily basis. The American Press Institute said 88% of all millennials get their daily news from Facebook or some other social media platform.

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Differentiate Your Business with Place Pins

By Lisa Schultz

Pinterest is an excellent platform to build relationships with prospective clients and promote your business. If you’re already a Pinterest user, you might have noticed messages and emails letting you know you can now add a map to your Pinterest boards. If you haven’t tried “Place Pins” yet, now is the time to start. These pins are quick and easy to create, and can add immense value to your profile.

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State-of-the-Art Technology at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

By Sean Cawley

It’s obvious that everyone is buying products online these days.

From clothes to electronics and even homes, if you know what you’re looking for, it’s probably available on the web. In fact, with more and more Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices clients starting their home searches online, it’s no surprise that the Internet is now a major force in helping consumers find their perfect house. As a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices agent, I can confidently say that our brand provides a state-of-the-art shopping experience from start to finish.

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REthinking Your Marketing Plan

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By Lynn Minnick

If there’s one thing you take away from my post today, let it be this: Change is good. No, change is great. How do I know? Well, I recently made some changes to my business practices and I can already see the positive results. Let me explain …

I write a marketing plan each year as part of my strategic business planning but it’s a good idea every once in a while to revisit it and see what improvements I can make. I recently took a hard look at my goals and decided to make some much-needed changes. Here they are:

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