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Want a real estate client? Ask for one

Realtor Notebook
Published on Jul 21, 2011

Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

Last November I wrote a blog post about Black Friday and about how I would be happy to show a home on that busy shopping day to anyone who wanted to see one -- and no waiting in lines. I wrote that I would help them buy any home on the market for less than the asking price as a Black Friday bargain.

I wrote the post because I needed business. One of the best ways to get business is to ask for it, and it worked. I ended my post with: "I will be near the phone all day waiting for your call. You ... can wait until after sunrise to make that offer."

The post was short and simple, with no keyword stuffing or thought about search engine optimization. My phone rang, and the end result was a commission check and an opportunity to earn another.