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A REALTORS® most valuable business asset is their real estate CRM database. In fact, it’s the only tangible asset an agent has. Things like experience and track record are intangible assets.
The more quality contacts in your real estate CRM database, the more repeat client transactions and referrals will likely come your way. Of course, you need to keep in touch with these contacts over time and do so in the right ways.
Today we’re re-blogging an article in Inman News written by Austin Allison, CEO of dotloop. We like the article because it’s very in-line with what we tell people here at IXACT Contact every day: relationships are everything and you need to focus on strengthening those relationships and providing your existing clients with a top-notch experience.
Austin says that “…great experiences are the best way to grow a business” and as we’ve seen with the most successful businesses, you need to focus on connecting personally with your clients so you can keep them for life.
Today we’ll share with you our ultimate list of resources for getting more organized in your real estate sales business. Of course, when you’re organized, proactive, and in-control, you’ll be more effective in converting your real estate leads into listings and building stronger relationships with your sphere of influence (SOI). As you’ll read in many of the articles/ resources below, a real estate contact management software can be a godsend when it comes to helping you better manage and organize your business (and reduce your stress!).
The article below is from real estate sales coach Bruce Keith of Bruce Keith Results. Bruce uses a real life example to illustrate the importance of keeping in touch. Note that even if you haven’t been keeping in touch with your past clients, it’s not too late.
Our advice is to get on board with a top-notch real estate contact management system, such as IXACT Contact. You can set-up all of your leads and clients on automatic drip marketing campaigns, which makes it fast and easy to keep in touch with your sphere of influence (SOI). You can also create personalized letters and mail merge labels in a snap.
Below is a re-blog from IXACT Contact affiliate, real estate trainer, and author of Sell With Soul, Jennifer Allan-Hagedorn. Note that your IXACT Contact real estate contact management software is essential to managing your “keep in touch” activities with your sphere of influence (SOI) and ensuring that you build long-lasting relationships over time.
Enjoy the article:
The more people who KNOW you, LIKE you, and TRUST you, the more successful you’ll be. Simple as that. So, how do you get yourself more of these people who know you, like you and trust you?
Today we want to share with you an article by internationally recognized business coach, Dr. Maya Bailey. The article offers some great advice on how you can make the most of your real estate database and get it working for you. Remember, with a good real estate contact management software, you can group your sphere of influence (SOI) into A, B ,C, and D groups like Maya suggests. You can also easily keep track of your communication history with each contact and remind yourself who to call and when.
Enjoy the article.
In our last blog post, we shared a chart with you and explained that while 89% of buyers and 85% of sellers say they would recommend their agent or use their services again, a very small percentage actually do.
We promised that we’d share our thoughts with you on today’s blog post about why we think this is.
Here’s the bottom line: many real estate agents simply fail to keep in touch with past clients after the transaction ends. These agents likely aren’t using a CRM for REALTORS®.
We’d like to share with you an important article by Dirk Zeller on how to build a referrals-based business. Dirk Zeller is a renowned real estate coach and founder of Real Estate Champions. He is an accomplished author and has written a variety of real estate training publications.
In the article, Dirk emphasizes the importance of on-going communication with current clients, past clients, and your sphere of influence (SOI). With IXACT Contact’s professionally designed and written monthly e-Newsletter and the real estate CRM’s drip email marketing campaigns, you can keep in touch very easily and effectively with a minimal time commitment involved on your end.
This is a re-blog by real estate trainer and author of Sell with Soul, Jennifer Allan-Hagedorn. Jennifer endorses IXACT Contact’s Realtor CRM and openly recommends it as her real estate contact management system of choice.
The article begins here:
I believe that every real estate agent who wants to be the best thing to happen to their clients (thus generating a steady supply of new clients throughout their careers) should invest in and commit to a real estate-specific contact management system. No, not to send out cheesy drip marketing emails to their nearest and dearest every two weeks, but to maximize the likelihood that everyone they know thinks of them fondly when the subject of real estate comes up in their day-to-day wanderings.
Perhaps you’ve been thinking about a real estate contact management system and whether it’s worth the investment. Maybe you’ve heard of other agents in your office using IXACT Contact’s real estate CRM (customer relationship management) solution or another contact management system, and the amazing things they’ve been able to do with it, but you’re still hesitant. If you can relate to any of the four key indicators discussed below, it’s time to try out a CRM for REALTORS®.
Indicators That You Need a Real Estate Contact Management System
1. You have contact information scattered all over the place