3 storytelling tips for stirring your sphere of influence

Real estate storytelling could be a game-changer for your business. We all know that stories create connections with others. So it only makes sense to use storytelling as part of your real estate marketing strategy. But not just any story will do. If you want to create stories that help you stay top of [...]

By | 2017-10-19T16:02:46+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3 storytelling tips for stirring your sphere of influence

Real estate tech tools for telling stories that matter

So you’ve got an idea for a real estate story. Wouldn’t it be great if there were some tech tools that could not only help you create your story, but also share it with your sphere of influence? No problem. Here’s a short list… How can stories grow your business? Find [...]

By | 2017-09-28T15:00:46+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Real estate tech tools for telling stories that matter

Telling your real estate story with single property sites

When it comes to creating connections between the properties in your area and potential clients, single property websites have a lot to offer. But what can make your single property site stand out from the crowd? It can tell a story. Sure, it’s a website. But it’s also a great tool that any agent [...]

By | 2017-10-13T13:25:32+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Telling your real estate story with single property sites

15 tips for telling your real estate story like a pro

So you want to market your real estate listings and services online. Great! But you’ve also come to realize that there’s a lot of ways to do this. You could shoot some arrows in the dark, hoping your marketing efforts will pay off. This looks like sending a few emails, running a one-off ad [...]

By | 2017-10-13T13:18:47+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 15 tips for telling your real estate story like a pro

How real estate agents can create and engage a Facebook group

Facebook is a great place for real estate professionals to establish themselves as local market authorities. And starting a local Facebook group can be a powerful next step. Groups bring like-minded people together, helping you build connections with your sphere of influence that should lead to more opportunities (and more sales) down the road. [...]

By | 2017-10-13T13:00:16+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How real estate agents can create and engage a Facebook group

15 examples of real estate community stories on social media

Do you think of yourself as a storyteller? A lot of times people are buying more than a home when they make a purchasing decision. They’re buying into a community, a school system, a neighborhood-feel, etc. But for some reason, many real estate professionals stop short of sharing personal and engaging stories about these [...]

By | 2017-10-13T12:50:54+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 15 examples of real estate community stories on social media

[Free download] The real estate agent’s quickstart guide to social media

Are you stuck with social media? You know that social media is no longer an optional add-on to your real estate marketing strategy. It’s connectivity and ease of use make it a powerful tool for building your sphere of influence, winning listings, sharing helpful information, farming your territory, and getting more eyes on your [...]

By | 2017-10-13T11:22:00+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on [Free download] The real estate agent’s quickstart guide to social media

5 daily social media habits for real estate agents

Grit is a common word we use when describing successful people. The ability to stick with something, to see it through to the end, is a trait that’s admired among many. And in order for you to experience success with marketing your real estate business on social media, it’s a trait you really need [...]

By | 2017-10-13T11:04:44+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 daily social media habits for real estate agents

The morning social media routine for real estate agents

Come on self...stick...to...the plan. Getting more out of real estate marketing on social media doesn’t have to be some long, drawn-out, complicated process. Success really hinges on a few key activities. And one way to ensure those activities happen is to establish habits that help you post consistently to your social accounts and stay [...]

By | 2017-10-13T10:55:51+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The morning social media routine for real estate agents

30 day social media challenge for real estate agents [Free download]

Ready to start growing your real estate business with social media? Great! The good news is that getting started may actually be easier than you think. A lot of real estate professionals already have the basic skill set needed to make connections on social media.   Ready to grow your real estate business with [...]

By | 2017-10-13T10:51:12+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 30 day social media challenge for real estate agents [Free download]

5 Twitter tactics for real estate agents

Convinced that Twitter can help your real estate business, but unsure about what you’re actually supposed to do on Twitter? You’re not alone. Like many, your goals for using Twitter in your real estate business probably fall somewhere in the lines of lead identification, lead nurturing, and/or relationship building. Think you can use Twitter [...]

By | 2017-10-13T10:41:15+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Twitter tactics for real estate agents

12 things real estate agents should post on Instagram

Instagram is a prime social media outlet for real estate agents. It’s easy to use, it’s engaging, it’s popular, it’s already connected to Facebook, and most importantly, it’s visual. Can you think of a better social media channel for real estate marketing? Take a look at our list of 12 Instagram posts that you [...]

By | 2017-10-13T10:28:31+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 12 things real estate agents should post on Instagram

5 ways real estate agents can build their sphere of influence with social media

A real estate agent’s sphere of influence is one of their most important professional assets. Handled well, this relational network can become a lead generating powerhouse, fueling your real estate business for years (even decades!). But building your sphere of influence is more than a tactic or strategy: it’s learning how to build authentic, [...]

By | 2017-10-12T16:39:06+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 ways real estate agents can build their sphere of influence with social media

Going visual with real estate marketing: how Paradym helps one agent get results

How do you grab the attention of would-be buyers and sellers? Getting more eyes on a listing, and doing that in the right way at the right time, can be a challenge for the best of real estate agents. And given our affinity for visual content, finding ways to get listings in front of [...]

By | 2017-10-06T14:23:14+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Going visual with real estate marketing: how Paradym helps one agent get results

25 actionable marketing tips for real estate agents [quick list]

Look, we’ll get right to the point. You’re probably wolfing down your lunch while driving to your next showing, so it’s amazing you’re even reading this. By the way, should you be reading this while you’re driving? If you’re like a lot of agents, you feel short on time but you also want to [...]

By | 2017-09-29T16:56:59+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 25 actionable marketing tips for real estate agents [quick list]

3 real estate video marketing trends to watch in 2017

Is video marketing trending? The short answer: yes. This highly-visual marketing tool provides real estate agents and brokers with a fun and engaging way to connect with potential clients. And the good news is that you don’t have to be a professional videographer to get into video marketing. Video was on the rise in [...]

By | 2017-10-05T10:25:14+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 3 real estate video marketing trends to watch in 2017

5 social media trends real estate agents should care about in 2017

Social media continues to be a go-to marketing channel in 2017. From marketing your listings to building your brand, social media is a relatively easy way to get the word out and interact with potential clients using a format they care about. If you’ve already been investing in social media, great! And keep doing [...]

By | 2017-10-05T11:18:25+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 social media trends real estate agents should care about in 2017

Real estate marketing with the pros: marketing insights and best practices from industry influencers and top producers [Free Ebook]

Knowing how to grow your business with digital marketing is vital to your success as an agent or broker. But sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. You could use some advice. We asked well-known real estate industry influencers (agents, brokers, and people who serve the real estate industry in some other way) [...]

By | 2017-10-05T13:47:52+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Real estate marketing with the pros: marketing insights and best practices from industry influencers and top producers [Free Ebook]

A real estate broker’s marketing resource kit: 24 free resources for boosting agent productivity

From managing an office to supporting agent development, there’s a lot to do as a real estate broker or CEO. Sometimes it seems like everybody needs something from you, all at the same time. One thing that’s probably on your to-do list is to provide some marketing training for your agents. They need the help, [...]

By | 2017-10-13T15:31:57+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A real estate broker’s marketing resource kit: 24 free resources for boosting agent productivity

7 practical tips for keeping real estate agents productive

As a real estate broker or CEO, it’s part of your role to ensure that agents are productive. You want them to hit their goals, enjoy working at your company, and you want them to become even more productive over time. A great way to support them is to position yourself as a productivity [...]

By | 2017-10-13T16:04:59+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 practical tips for keeping real estate agents productive

4 things real estate brokers can do to retain agents

You got them in the door. Now how do you keep them...and keep them happy? In our last post, we talked about a strategy for recruiting agents, and in this sequel, we’ll look at some practical things you can do to retain agents.   1) Be a resource Sometimes leaders get the idea that [...]

By | 2017-10-13T16:56:56+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 things real estate brokers can do to retain agents

A broker’s strategy for recruiting new real estate agents

Getting new talent in the door is vital to the ongoing success of your real estate company. But sometimes it can be a challenge to attract new agents. Sure, you could offer daily donuts or a desk by the window, but you probably need something more compelling than these kinds of perks to attract [...]

By | 2017-10-19T14:36:40+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A broker’s strategy for recruiting new real estate agents

How one agent used Paradym to sell a $1.2M home in record time

In today’s world, things tend to move quickly. Maybe you’d even like some things (like sales!) to move a little quicker. Take a look at Beale Cummings’ story and learn how Paradym helped him land a huge deal....fast!   Meet Beale Cummings   Beale Cummings Coldwell Banker Platinum Realty facebook.com/beale.cummings [...]

By | 2017-10-19T14:35:05+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How one agent used Paradym to sell a $1.2M home in record time

How to automate a digital marketing campaign for your real estate listing

So you created a shareable listing story [insert high five!]. Now what do you do? How do you get the word out? You know social media is important, so you post your story to Twitter. And to Facebook. And you wait. But one-and-done posts to social media can only go so far. The web [...]

By | 2017-10-12T16:25:16+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to automate a digital marketing campaign for your real estate listing

How to tell your story with a virtual tour

Looking for an easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide on how to make a virtual tour that tells a story? Virtual tours have been around for a long time...and for good reason. Visual marketing is critical to a successful real estate business. People want to see the homes they’re interested in, not just read about them, and [...]

By | 2017-10-12T15:48:24+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to tell your story with a virtual tour

16 of the most popular real estate marketing posts from 2016

We know you’re on the go, and real estate marketing moves quickly, too. From blogs and articles about social media to posts about email marketing, there was a ton of great real estate marketing related content produced this year. Some of these posts were heavy hitters, garnering lots of shares. And others rank high [...]

By | 2017-10-19T10:24:12+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 16 of the most popular real estate marketing posts from 2016

7 things you can do today to simplify (and amplify) your real estate marketing

Marketing can be tough. At its best, it’s a well-oiled, lead-generating machine. At its worst, it’s a drain on your time and energy. But there are things any agent or broker can do to simplify their real estate marketing and get better results. Here are 7 easy-to-implement hacks that can help you be more [...]

By | 2017-10-26T16:08:00+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 things you can do today to simplify (and amplify) your real estate marketing

Quickstart guide to automation: a one-page download for real estate agents

Chances are, you’re already using some digital marketing tools. But, chances are, those tools also require more hands-on attention than you may want to give. You need to simplify your real estate marketing. If you’re feeling the too-much-to-do-with-too-little-time crunch, it may be time to automate.   Ready to start automating? Get your free copy [...]

By | 2017-10-27T11:23:05+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Quickstart guide to automation: a one-page download for real estate agents

Build your Facebook audience: 3 strategies for real estate agents

When it comes to social media, Facebook continues to be the biggest show in town. It’s a great place to build your brand, get the word out about your listings, and connect with other businesses. But in order for you to see a return on your investment of time and energy, you probably need [...]

By | 2017-10-27T15:22:48+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Build your Facebook audience: 3 strategies for real estate agents

4 branding tips for your real estate Facebook Page

Your brand communicates more than you may realize.   Because some people neglect branding, their Facebook Pages can end up communicating things that their owners probably didn’t intend. Things like I-threw-this-together-on-the-fly, or I’m not very professional, or I love kittens...and houses too. With Facebook, real estate professionals get to market their businesses and tell [...]

By | 2017-10-12T14:25:51+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 branding tips for your real estate Facebook Page

7 reasons real estate agents should use a Facebook business Page

Some agents and brokers may still be using a personal profile to market their real estate businesses. But with the business tools and features available through Facebook Pages, it really makes sense to make the switch. Here are 7 reasons why:   1. People expect it!: We live in the digital age, and your [...]

By | 2017-10-12T11:11:57+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 reasons real estate agents should use a Facebook business Page

Facebook Ad Basics for Real Estate Agents: The Lead Ad

We're guessing you'd like more leads. And you’re ready to give this online marketing thing a shot. So you log into Facebook and you want to create an ad. But this is where you hesitate. Advertising on Facebook is something you know you need to do, but it just seems... complicated. And there’s a cat [...]

By | 2017-11-13T10:01:27+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Facebook Ad Basics for Real Estate Agents: The Lead Ad

Facebook Ad Basics for Real Estate Agents: Boosting a Post

Digital advertising on Facebook offers real estate agents and brokers a targeted and effective way of reaching potential clients. But getting started with Facebook advertising may seem a little intimidating to some. It doesn’t have to be.   What Does it Mean to “Boost” a Post?   Boosting a post is an easy, cost-effective [...]

By | 2017-09-18T10:00:27+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Facebook Ad Basics for Real Estate Agents: Boosting a Post

Hashtags vs. Handshakes: Social Media and Real-World Marketing in Real Estate

Uh-oh. Your social media plan isn’t supporting your offline marketing.   Awkward silence.   If only there were a way to get them on the same page... I mean, we’re all in this together, right?   Some agents and brokers may see digital marketing on social media as something that is separate from their [...]

By | 2017-09-18T10:01:11+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hashtags vs. Handshakes: Social Media and Real-World Marketing in Real Estate

5 actions for upping your social media game

  Building a healthy social media presence is an important part of your marketing plan. But while some agents and brokers are active on social media, they may not be seeing the results they’re looking for. It’s time for some fresh ideas. Check out these 5, actionable things you can do to get more out [...]

By | 2017-09-08T10:51:52+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 actions for upping your social media game

Instagram Stories for real estate agents

If you’re looking for a quick and easy entry point into video marketing, Instagram Stories may be just what you need. These quick, interactive, and engaging digital stories don’t require a lot of technical skill or big time commitments, but they could help you generate leads, build your personal brand, and win and promote [...]

By | 2017-10-12T11:03:40+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Instagram Stories for real estate agents

Facebook Live for Real Estate Agents

“People spend more than 3x more time watching a Facebook Live video on average compared to a video that’s no longer live. This is because Facebook Live videos are more interesting in the moment than after the fact.” - Facebook Video marketing on social media gives agents and brokers a great opportunity for getting [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:09:06+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Facebook Live for Real Estate Agents

How and Why to Live Stream an Open House Online

Live video gets our attention.   Whether we’re watching breaking news or our favorite team, seeing it live still piques our interests. Combine that with the fact that most home buyers search for homes online and you’ve got a reason to take live-streaming video marketing seriously. Many real estate agents are comfortable with creating online, [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:13:12+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How and Why to Live Stream an Open House Online

5 Social Media Automation Fails and How to Avoid Them

Social media automation is a great way to market your listings, promote your services, and build your brand, but you still need to actively monitor your posts and engage with people. In real estate marketing, particularly, time is of the essence. It’s obvious that real estate agents and brokers need to take advantage of [...]

By | 2017-09-18T15:57:30+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Social Media Automation Fails and How to Avoid Them

Finding the balance: automation in your marketing mix

Mature marketers use a variety of tools to accomplish their goals. Automation is simply one of those tools that complements an agent’s marketing strategy by freeing him or her up to do other important things. The way to strike a balance between automation and your other marketing efforts is to use the right approach [...]

By | 2017-10-12T10:48:09+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Finding the balance: automation in your marketing mix

11 Signs You Should Automate Your Social Media Marketing

Getting a handle on social media is critical to your success in digital real estate marketing. According to a 2015 study, “76% of online [U.S.] adults use social networking sites.” That’s a lot of people on social media. That’s a lot of potential buyers and sellers on social media. But for [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:07:14+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 11 Signs You Should Automate Your Social Media Marketing

How to Become the “Digital Mayor” of Your Town

As a real estate agent, you need to consider how you can become the “digital mayor of your town.” The term “digital mayor of your town” was made famous by Gary Vaynerchuk, an online marketing leader, as he spoke at the Inman Connect Conference in the summer of 2016. This concept, applied to your [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:13:53+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Become the “Digital Mayor” of Your Town

Real Estate Marketing Kickstarter: 189 Awesome Video Ideas [EBOOK] 

If you want to increase your marketing effectiveness for the near and long-term, it’s time to adjust your marketing strategy to include video. We’re so committed to the idea that video can help real estate agents and brokers in their marketing that we’ve created a free ebook to help you get started. We’ve packed [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:15:40+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Real Estate Marketing Kickstarter: 189 Awesome Video Ideas [EBOOK] 

5 social media mistakes REALTORS® are making (and how to fix them!)

Effectively using social media for real estate marketing takes time to learn. Some folks plunge headlong into social media and make mistakes that cost them leads, referrals, listings, and sales. Increase your reach and relevance by avoiding these 5 social media mistakes. 1. Not being consistent What would happen if the UPS guy delivered [...]

By | 2017-09-08T10:53:55+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 social media mistakes REALTORS® are making (and how to fix them!)

Beyond property stories: why you should create a community event story

Shareable stories of the home are popular and effective tools for marketing your listings online, but are you making the most of storytelling technology? One way you can get more out of your investment in storytelling technology and grow your brand is by creating community event stories.   What is a community event story? [...]

By | 2017-10-12T10:14:05+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Beyond property stories: why you should create a community event story

6 time-saving automation tools for real estate marketing

Agents throughout the industry are seeing the benefit of automating some portions of their marketing. Online marketing is an essential part of your real estate marketing strategy, but with monitoring, posting, replying, emailing, following up with leads, and more, digital marketing can also take up considerable time. So to save time, get more done, [...]

By | 2017-10-06T16:36:58+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 6 time-saving automation tools for real estate marketing

New Webinar! “Video Marketing Basics: 11 Creative Video Ideas for Realtors”

Join us for a webinar! Using video in real estate marketing is one of the best ways to differentiate yourself and grow your business. Effective videos can be easy to make, cheap to produce, and simple to distribute to a wide audience (thanks to social media). But many agents are intimidated by video and simply don’t [...]

By | 2017-10-04T10:10:48+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Webinar! “Video Marketing Basics: 11 Creative Video Ideas for Realtors”

5 Reasons Real Estate Agents Need to Use More Video

  Seconds count. In the online space, grabbing the attention of buyers and sellers may be more challenging than ever before. Effective agents know that they need to do something to maximize views of their listings. So how do you get more views in a media-saturated space? The answer may surprise you: video. A [...]

By | 2017-09-18T15:56:31+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Real Estate Agents Need to Use More Video

5 Tips for Getting More Leads from Your Visual Tour

“I have enough leads”...said no one ever.   Plain and simple, to grow your business, you must get leads. Whether you’re a pro or just getting started, you can’t deny the importance of a full sales pipeline. And visual tours are engaging marketing tools that can direct more interested leads your way. But regardless [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:04:11+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Getting More Leads from Your Visual Tour

Shoot better video on your phone: 7 tips for REALTORS®

“Some films are slices of life, mine are slices of cake.” - Alfred Hitchcock   Hitchcock may be onto something here. Some agents are up and running with video, creating “slices of cake” (i.e. helpful, engaging content) for buyers to enjoy, but others are having a tough time making video work in their marketing [...]

By | 2017-10-06T14:59:59+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Shoot better video on your phone: 7 tips for REALTORS®

15 essential marketing videos every real estate agent should create

Online video has quickly become an indispensable marketing tool for businesses of all kinds. However, many real estate agents (and brokers) are leaving money on the table by not using video in their marketing. This presents an amazing opportunity for you to step in, grab a camera, and differentiate yourself. Let’s take a look [...]

By | 2017-10-05T15:09:03+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Realtor’s Guidebook: Social Media Etiquette 101

“Etiquette is behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential.”—Will Cuppy One of the first things we teach our children is to mind their manners. Say “please” and “thank you,” don’t chew with your mouth open and always open the door for others. But minding your manners and following the rules aren’t just [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:16:45+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 10 Paradym video stories | March 2016

Here at Paradym, we love inspiration. Paradym makes it easy to create and share stories, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to get started. Do you put hot spots on every door? How many scenes is enough? Is the background music too distracting? Well they say imitation is the best form of flattery, [...]

By | 2017-10-05T16:57:18+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SAM: A Tale of Two REALTORS®

Social media is hard, but it doesn’t have to be. With Paradym’s new Social Automation Manager (better known as SAM), you can beef up your social following and share your latest tours—all while saving time and energy. SAM is your perfect marketing sidekick. While you’re spending time in front of clients, SAM is busy [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:17:34+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SEO Glossary of Terms

Algorithm- a unique set of rules a search engine use to determine the relevant significance of  a web page. Analytics- the process of gathering and analyzing data about website usage—generally conducted through a dedicated program like Google Analytics. Anchor Text-a visible, clickable text in a hyperlink. SEO best practices dictate anchor text be relevant [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:19:05+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 DIY Easter Baskets Clients will Love

Easter is just around the corner. And while you're busy hunting eggs and spending time with family,  it’s important to remember your real estate clients. Any excuse to celebrate your clients is a good excuse, and you won’t find a better opportunity to show your appreciation than a holiday such as Easter. Below are [...]

By | 2017-09-18T15:54:51+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 DIY Spring Cleaning Hacks for Real Estate

Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping—Spring has finally sprung! But it isn’t all fun and baseball games. With warmer weather comes the dreaded spring cleaning. Real estate is largely weather dependent, and with the nice spring weather comes a more active market. As a real estate professional, you want to make sure all your [...]

By | 2017-09-18T15:55:32+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Importance of Social Media in SEO

Search engine optimization (SEO) is all about organic growth, and to develop an organic marketing plan that works, it’s important to know how content marketing, SEO and social media all work together. SEO is constantly changing. Google alone has already cycled through several algorithm changes. And one of the biggest changes is the importance [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:19:46+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Lucky Charms for Real Estate Agents

“The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.”— Douglas MacArthur We all dream of falling into the perfect opportunities, but unfortunately, not all of us are lucky. There are a few charmed agents that seem to always have the hottest listings fall in their laps. But then are those of [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:05:27+00:00 March 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Pieces of SEO Advice NOT to Take

There’s no shortage of advice when it comes to search engine optimization (SEO). Everyone has an opinion. And while SEO isn’t an exact science, there are certain things that you should certainly avoid. Here are 3 pieces of SEO advice that you should NEVER take. 1.  Use your keywords as many times as you can. [...]

By | 2017-09-18T15:54:08+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Best Practices for Social Media

Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn, oh my!  Social media has quickly became a marketing mainstay. As an industry, real estate is increasingly relying on social media to both attract and engage home buyers. It’s nearly impossible to succeed in real estate today without a presence in social media. In fact, according to the National [...]

By | 2017-09-18T15:53:24+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why SAM?

If you’re a real estate agent, you know what it’s like to be on call 24/7. From the late night phone calls with clients to the piles of paperwork to the endless negotiations to the open houses to the countless client meetings—real estate is busy. And on top of that, you still have fit [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:21:33+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SAM: How it Works

Are you spinning your wheels when it comes to social media? Do you want to build a strong social media presence but just don’t have the time? At Paradym, we’ve got your back! We’re pleased to announce the release our newest automation feature, your very own Social Automation Manager(SAM). Don’t go at social media [...]

By | 2017-10-02T08:30:52+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SAM: A First Impression

Things are constantly hustling and bustling here at Paradym. After just releasing awesome new features to the Paradym Mobile Agent app, we’re now launching an all new Social Automation Manager (better known as SAM). I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to review SAM before the release. I love playing with new technologies and [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:33+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Essential SEO Blogs for Real Estate

With increased popularity of online search engines, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has become more and more relevant to almost every industry, including real estate. According to the NAR, 90% of home buyers searched online during their home buying process. If you want succeed in real estate, you have to be visible online. With little to [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:34+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways to Strengthen Headlines & Improve SEO

It’s the first thing readers see, and it’s arguably the most important: headlines. In many cases, your web page headline can make or break your SEO efforts. It’s up to your headline to attract the right kind of visitors to your site. But building the perfect headline isn’t easy. If your headline is too wordy [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:34+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet the Broker

“An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject, and how to avoid them.” ― Werner Heisenberg We’re excited to announce our newest blog series, “Ask the Broker”—a real estate opinion series straight from one of Paradym’s own. But first, we would like to introduce you [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:34+00:00 February 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Grow Your SEO with Quality Content

You’ve worked hard on your brand. Now you’ve got to make sure others can see it. Search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing should be a priority in your real estate brand strategy. Organic search through major search engines like Google and Bing is both a free and effective way to get your brand out there. [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:34+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Best DIY Valentines for Real Estate

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and love is officially in the air! And while you’re planning romantic dinners and ordering flowers, don’t forget to spread the love to your clients and co-workers. It’s your clients and  co-workers that make your job possible. So any opportunity to show your appreciation and love is a [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:34+00:00 February 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Punxsutawney Phil Says Spring is on Its Way

It’s official, groundhog Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, which means spring could be on its way. Spring is a time of excitement and re-growth, and that always means an exciting time for the  real estate industry. Spring is a time when home buyers are ready to get serious. The weather is nice, the [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:34+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Paradym’s New Social Automation Manager

Introducing SAM Your key to social media success With the dramatic increase in social media usage in recent years, real estate agents have come to rely on social media as a vital marketing tool. According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), 91% of real estate professionals use at least one social media platform to [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:34+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Get the Most Out of SEO

Last time we just touched the surface of SEO basics and terminology. Now, we're going to dive a little deeper into the process of SEO, focusing on the importance of keywords Keywords: (n.): key words and phrases in your web content that make it possible for people to find your site via search engines. Keywords [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:34+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Look Back on #MobileMadness

A Review of #MobileMadness It’s been a month full of webinars (if you missed them, you can watch one here!), social media posts, reviews, and overall #MobileMadness fun! We're excited to have this opportunity to show-off  the industry leading additions to the Paradym Mobile Agent app. With new features such as seamless video integration and one-of-a-kind customization, you’ll never run [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:34+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Create the Total Package with Paradym Mobile

Bringing it All Together Our goal at Paradym is to equip you with the right tools and knowledge to strengthen your online marketing and grow your brand. One of the ways we hope to achieve this is through our Mobile Agent app. Your online marketing strategy will never be the same after using the Mobile [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:34+00:00 January 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Best Mobile Apps for Real Estate Agents

In real estate, you’re so much more than an agent or broker. You’re a weatherman, a mathematician, a customer service representative, a tour guide and sometimes even a counselor. That’s a lot of hats to juggle. But the good news is there’s a mobile app to help you juggle each one. And not only are [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:34+00:00 January 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

#MobileMadness Giveaway

We hope all the statuses, blogs and webinars in our #MobileMadness have helped you learn a little more about the Paradym Mobile Agent app. We truly feel that the Mobile Agent app will reduce your marketing workload, give your marketing more freedom and flexibility and make your listings pop. Your real estate marketing will never [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:34+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Using the Paradym app to capture more leads

You can’t achieve online marketing success without leads. At Paradym, we offer the tools you need to easily capture online leads and get started with turning those leads into clients. According to the National Association of REALTORS® 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, 42 percent of recent buyers cited online research as their [...]

By | 2017-10-05T14:03:20+00:00 December 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Automatically Share Custom Tours Without Lifting a Finger

Automatic Distribution Paradym plays host to one of the most complete, virtual tour distribution networks in real estate—and with the Paradym Mobile Agent app, you have 24/7 access to Paradym’s automatic distribution tool at your fingertips. Why automation At Paradym, our goal is to make online marketing easy and stress-free for real estate professionals. We [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:35+00:00 December 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Optimizing Social Media with the Paradym Mobile Agent App

Social Media Optimization Social media has become a vital tool in real estate marketing. The majority of real estate professionals maintain a business account on at least one social media platform. So when you’re ready to share your custom tours created on the Paradym Mobile Agent app, it’s important you remember to include social media. [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:35+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

#MobileMadness with the Paradym Mobile Agent App

It’s #MobileMadness time here at Paradym! From now until January 31st, 2016, we will be launching our #MobileMadness social media campaign in honor of the release of revolutionary new features to the Paradym Mobile Agent app. Get the insider scoop with. #MobileMadness.  You’ll discover feature highlights, multiple app uses and even user advice. You could [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:35+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Things Every Real Estate Agent Should Ask For This Christmas

10 Christmas List Must-Haves Sleigh bells are ringing, snow is glistening (in some places that is)—it's almost Christmas time! Gifts are wrapped nicely under the tree, and surely some are for YOU! But…have you asked for the right gifts this year? Check-out the below examples of gifts you DEFINITELY should be putting on your Christmas [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:35+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Paradym Mobile Agent App’s Seamless Video Integration

Seamless Video Integration The Paradym Mobile Agent app is a full package, one-stop-shop for real estate professionals. And while the app offers many great functions, it’s most revolutionary tool is its video integration. Video integration is the process of incorporating video to increase engagement. Why video Today’s consumers are ready to digest video. And not [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:35+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Real Estate Agent’s Guide to Gift Giving

Gifting to Clients "Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr. The holidays are a time for giving. Gifts are a great way to show your real estate clients that you care. And once your clients know you care, they’re more likely to return [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:36+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making Your Listings Holiday Ready

Staging for the Holidays “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.”-Hamilton Wright Mabie Tis’ the season for family, friends and all-around holiday cheer—and real estate! While calendars are packed and budgets are strained, there are still those dedicated home buyers searching for their next home this holiday season. [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:36+00:00 December 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Understanding the Paradym Mobile Agent App

Paradym Mobile Agent App Overview Smartphones are quickly becoming the go-to sidekick for business professionals.  In fact, nearly two-thirds of Americans are smartphone owners. Real estate professionals in particular are relying more and more on smartphones and devices to conduct their business.  To keep up with the demand, we  have launched our own mobile real estate marketing app--compatible with both iPhone and Android. [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:36+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Showing Thanks

Showing thanks with social media Thanksgiving may be over, but it's never out of season to show your gratitude for your social media followers. Your followers play a large role in determining the success of your social media endeavors. So it’s important to thank them, and show them you care. Not only will your thanks make your users feel valued, [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:36+00:00 November 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Avoiding Pitfalls

Avoiding social media missteps and pitfalls There’s so many things you can do when it comes to social media: you can upload videos and images, you can look up user metrics, you can connect with potential clients, you can thank and congratulate your users and so much more. But there’s also a list of things [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:37+00:00 November 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Networking with Social Media

Building your Real Estate connections through social media networking There’s a ton of real estate knowledge to be found on social media. Most real estate professionals operate an account on at least one site. So why not take advantage of all that knowledge? Social media is a great platform to both expand your real estate knowledge [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:37+00:00 November 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Monitoring your Accounts

How to handle negative feedback Even the most reputable of brands deal with critics and naysayers.  But with today’s technology, consumers have the power to broadcast their complaints worldwide thanks to social media and the internet.  As a real estate professional with a social media presence, you will likely face negative feedback at some point. [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:37+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Utilizing YouTube

Finding success with video marketing Now that you’ve started to get the hang of social media, staying active and regularly pushing out relevant content, it’s time to tackle video marketing with social media channels such as YouTube. YouTube is a popular social media channel that allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:37+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Understanding the Hashtag

Increasing your digital footprint with hashtags Social media sites are equipped with lots of unique tools and functions that can be both fun and helpful to use— if you know how to use them that is. Arguably, one of the most effective tools is the hashtag (#). Hashtag (n.):  On social media sites (Facebook, Twitter)-a [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:37+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Engaging your Audience

Engaging your target audience to enhance your social media success Now that you have your social media accounts up and running, it’s important to focus on what you’re going to say. Your social media accounts will only be as successful as what your clients get out of them. Ask Questions Good, engaging social media content [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:37+00:00 November 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Personalizing your Accounts

Personalize your social media accounts to make them stand out According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), 91 percent of REALTORS® use social media to some degree. It’s very likely that some (if not all) of your competition will have one or more real estate driven social media accounts. To separate yourself from all [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:37+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save time on social media by taking it one campaign at a time

Last time, we did some soul searching to uncover a social media strategy that’s a perfect fit for your audience and schedule. Finding your business objective, unique selling proposition, audience characteristics, and social media channel strategy were all essential first steps toward a plan of action. Now you’re ready to start your first social media [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:37+00:00 September 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Marketing makeover: 3 steps to social media success

Marketing departments all over the world are rapidly shifting their budgets and priorities online. The so-called “digital marketing” is no longer a buzzword from Silicon Valley—it’s an organizational reality that businesses ignore at their peril. Realtors®, though, have been more insulated from these shifts than most, as traditional advertising and word of mouth have shown [...]

By | 2016-12-12T11:25:37+00:00 September 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments