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Why Use Film Marketing For the Property and Leisure Related Industries?

May 8, 2014

BrickFlickr Spring 2014 Showreel !!! At BrickFlickr we are proud to offer Bespoke Marketing Films to the Property, Leisure and Corporate industries. We work from initial designs to develop, market, produce and subsequently host our films, offering 4K filming and all in HD quality. We can combine aerial filming, full 360 user interactive technology, live…

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Estate Agency tips for using Social Media.

April 17, 2014

A recent article that I wrote received a few positive comments from estate agents in my email inbox so I thought I would share some of these tips for those agents who do not receive this popular trade industry magazine. “How should you present yourself to your local community”? Use social media to exhibit your…

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Letting Agents .. stop wasting my time asking me to like your facebook page

April 11, 2014

The reason why this annoys me so is because no-one ever thinks to give a reason WHY I should like your Facebook page. Remember, people go on Facebook to chill out and catch up with friends and family. They don’t go on Facebook to be sold to, they go on Facebook to be entertained. So when…

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Why Estate Agents Are Falling Behind On Social Media?

March 26, 2014

Estate agents are falling behind on social media marketing. As a rule, they are relying far too heavily on websites to advertise and sell homes. Facebook strategies are effective ways of reaching their target audience – home sellers and buyers – and are either free to manage in-house (if you have a trained member of staff),…

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Forget social media… How many middle aged 50 to 60 year old males know of it?

March 7, 2014

There is no point in doing a blog if it isn’t going to get you more business (ie more landlords trusting you with their property to let out). You want more business and you you want it fast On my travels, I have seen many blogs that look nice but dint get a sausage in…

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Why should you write a property blog that gives away free advice to landlords?

January 31, 2014

They will just read your blog, take your advice and use the cheapest letting agent in town? Some say that most blogs can be more destructive than productive. We live and work in free market economy based on the principles of supply and demand. If no one knows about your lettings agency and more importantly…

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The Secret of Our Social Media Success – A Dog Called Stan.

January 31, 2014

Times are changing; the way in which we do business is changing. A well respected Agency Trainer who I follow on Twitter tweeted a quote early one morning, it read “I do not believe you can do today’s job with yesterday’s methods and still be in business tomorrow.” For me, this was enough to reinforce…

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What sort of social media account will a landlord have?

January 25, 2014

Think about it for a second, in a previous post, we decided most landlords were aged 40 to 70, middle class, wore a shirt a tie and had a decent job. I am being very general, but I think that is a fair thing to say. Everyone says you need a social media campaign to…

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Can social media really help you get more Landlords for your lettings agency?

January 16, 2014

I was chatting to a friend of mine in lettings and estate agency game in Manchester. He is one of these sort of guys that is into the latest fad of social media.. he has a facebook account, twitter account, PIN interest (I thought that was club for people who like wall hanging implements)..…

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