Are You Dropping The Ball On Building Your Real Estate Network?

10 Sep, 2019

Networking is imperative to business success. However, much like going to the dentist or taking our cars in for a tune-up, it is something that many real estate professionals forget to do. Recently, we covered 3 Must-Do Real Estate Networking Tips. This month, we want to take a more in-depth look at how you can network in unique ways that connect you with a wider range of industry professionals. 

Use Social Media To Your Advantage

Many real estate professionals use social media to advantageously reach their potential and current customers. Social media is also a powerful tool that can be used to connect with industry professionals. For example, a contractor might run a social media campaign that focuses on connecting with interior designers. The latter connections can be beneficial to both parties and provide the unique insights that customers need when they are considering remodeling or renovating their home. You can also use social media ads to reach a national audience that is interested in learning more about local markets that are preparing for future growth. No matter how you want to use social media, remember that your profiles are only as effective as the time that you put into them. In other words, don't skimp or avoid your social media duties. Make a publishing calendar, choose thought-provoking and relevant content, and create posts that properly use hashtags to reach your intended audience of industry professionals. 

Volunteer With An Industry Related Project

Building rapport, while simultaneously giving back to the communities that you love, is a great way to build your professional network. For example, builders can lend their skills in a Habitat For Humanity Project, while real estate agents can expand their horizons and get to know builders, contractors, and community members who are interested in helping those in need. Alternatively, you could choose to volunteer in an educational capacity that allows you to meet industry professionals who are also interested in sharing their knowledge with the public. From speaking at schools to participating on seminar panels, there are countless types of volunteer opportunities that will give real estate professionals a chance to expand their horizons and meet like-minded individuals who they might want to work with in the future. 

Create A Meetup.com Networking Group 

It's no secret that the real estate industry has jumped into the deep end of the digital pool. From creating virtual tours, to exploring the possibilities of blockchain, the industry is in the middle of a digital technology revolution. Fortunately, with our help, you can use these technologies to your networking advantage. For example, Meetup.com is a great way to build a network with a wide range of industry professionals. People who are just starting out, experts in their fields, vendors, and established businesses can all be found on Meetup.com. As the host, you will be able to decide the activities, venue, and date that are best suited for your networking event. Whether it is an informal trivia night that focuses on industry terms, or cleaning up local parks, this type of networking opportunity is a great way to meet professionals who will inevitably help you grow your business and better support your clients. 

Add A Commercial Title Company To Your Network

At Velocity Title we proudly partner with trusted industry professionals throughout our local communities. If you are looking for insights on the top technologies, years of expertise, and the ability to simplify the lives of your clients, then you have come to the right place. To learn more about how we can increase sales and help you maximize efficiencies, contact a member of our trusted team and grow your network today. 

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