When I hear the word "software" I think of Microsoft. The mention of "soft drink" means Coke or Pepsi to me. Mention "search engine": Google. So how do you make your name pop into people's minds when they hear "real estate"?
It's called branding
Branding is the immediate association of a business name with its product type. I can think of specific agents -- from Canandaigua, N.Y., to Springfield, Ill., to La Habra Heights, Calif. -- whose names I equate with real estate success. Their agent brands are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, maybe more.
How can you create a successful agent brand? Consistency is the key; consistency of your graphics and consistency in the experience of you.
It's more than a name
To Xerox something means to make a copy of it. When you Google something you are confident that you will find what you want. These brands are both rec...