Join The Conversation
As a real estate agent it is very important to get your name out there. One of the best ways to do this is to join the conversation. What conversation should you join?
There are thousands and thousands of conversations that are going non-stop online through blogs, forums, social groups, social networks and the list goes on. There are some agents who have built huge followings because of their blogs. Blogs are an excellent place to join the conversation as you can read posts and comment or give your thoughts on the matter.
The more you throw yourself out there the more people will start to recognize who you are and want to see what you are all about. It is all about starting and generating a buzz. This is why Yahoo called their last development Buzz as it allows users to vote on other users story and then everyone can see what all the buzz is about.
There are all kinds of social groups out there in all of the social networks like Facebook, MySpace, Meetup, LinkedIn, Google Groups and others where you can go and join other networks or groups. There is a group online for everything including needlepoint stitching.
So as you join these groups it will give you the opportunity to share your knowledge and find friends in ways you never thought were possible. The internet has opened the communication barriers and everyday makes it easier for people to network.
By far the most important thing in real estate is networking and meeting other people. Real estate investment clubs are all over the country and a perfect place for a real estate agent to be networking. You can find all of these types of clubs online. Search your area and real estate investment clubs and you will find them.
Most importantly you as a real estate agent have the internet which provides unlimited resources to join the conversation.