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www.Plus.AskTheRECoach.com & www.TheOnlineOutline.com I am Independent Consultant, specializing in the Real Estate Industry, with a focus on The Internet, and it's endless potential for Marketing a business. I have been Blogging since late 2007, an early Adopter on Facebook, and Twitter (July 2007). As you would expect, you can connect with me, "TheRECoach", on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn or even use the more "Archaic" forms of known as email & phone ... TheRECoach@gmail.com or 562.646.6710

Step 11 – “Yelp(ing) Yourself Out”: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence

by TheRECoach on 6:54 am May 2, 2013

According to Wikipedia … Yelp began in late 2004, but …  “The initial site was hard to use, and attracted few readers or reviewers. In an “a-ha moment”, Stoppelman and Simmons noticed that an increasing number of users were using a feature that allowed them to write reviews without being prompted. They relaunched the site in February 2005 based on unsolicited review writing.” It has since grown to over 100, 000,000 Million Users! It’s not just for Restaurants anymore … It’s for any Business Service or Product! It’s … Read More »

Step 10 – “The Missing LinkedIn”: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence

by TheRECoach on 6:02 am April 24, 2013

Time to complete our Social Media pieces of the “12 Step Program”, with LinkedIn … During this post, I am going to ask you to refer back to the last post, all about IFTTT. So here is a link to that post … Click Here  The Social Media site, LinkedIn , started almost 10 years ago! That’s right,  before Facebook, before Twitter, way way back … yet, it still takes a “Back Seat” in numbers, and respect to it’s two “Younger Siblings”. Sometimes it feels as though that is by design, and … Read More »

Step 9 – “IFTTT I Only Had a Brain”: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence

by TheRECoach on 12:57 pm April 23, 2013

Ok, so after last episode, Step 8 – “Saving Face(book) Bussiness Pages”: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence we were basically 2/3’s done with our “Presence” =) We added 2 of the 3 largest Social Networks to it, with 1 to come in Step 10 (LinkedIn). In this Step, we will actually create the most important 3rd Party program, IFTTT (If This Than That).  Back in March of 2012, Both Sam Board and Jeff Riber did posts, here on Geek Estate, regarding this tool. Check them out … If This … Read More »

Step 8 – “Saving Face(book) Business Pages”: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence

by TheRECoach on 4:44 pm April 15, 2013

Last Week we Discussed … Step 7 – “Love to Hear Your Clients Going Tweet Tweet Tweet”: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence         Today we create a Facebook Business Page … “But I have a Facebook Page Dad?” I didn’t say Facebook Page kid, I said Facebook “Business” Page! … “But I have a Facebook Business Page Dad?” … Perhaps you do kiddo, but it is not “Branded” Oh, so I need a “Branded” Facebook Page, that is “Strictly” … Read More »

Step 7 – “Love to Hear Your Clients Going Tweet Tweet Tweet”: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence

by TheRECoach on 5:18 pm April 4, 2013

Last Week we Discussed … Step 6 – “Ready, Set, GoDaddy”: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence Today we introduce the first of 3 Social media Giants, Twitter! Please don’t comment, or email regarding the additional 267 Social Media Outlets we could have chosen (Keeping in mind that Facebook & LinkedIn are next)… I know there are lots of wonderful and exciting places to suck up your time at work, but since we are just starting out, let’s just focus on “The Big Three”     Each has … Read More »

Step 6 – “Ready, Set, GoDaddy”: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence

by TheRECoach on 6:32 pm March 28, 2013

Last Week we Discussed … Step 5 – “Put The “Hubba Hubba in Hub & Spoke”: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence The “Hubba Hubba” of course was our Blog, or the “Hub” in our “Hub and Spoke” design presence. If you set it up on WordPress.com you got this crazy long Domain name like … BeachwoodHomesForSaleHollywood.Wordpress.com … using our example. Holy Crap! How can I ever use this crazy name on my Business Cards? or my Just Listed Cards? #1 – DON’T use … Read More »

Step 5 – “Put The "Hubba Hubba in Hub & Spoke”: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence

by TheRECoach on 11:15 am March 16, 2013

To Create an Internet Presence that can not only “Cast a Wide Net” and Capture an Interested Consumer, but also “Network” and Communicate with itself there is no better model than the “Hub & Spoke. However, we need to make a slight Adjustment to the “Simpler” Model and create something like this …   Either way, the “Center” or “Hub” of our Online Presence is a Blog. Not just any Blog. Although yes, ANY Blog or Website can act as a Hub, Either way, the “Center” or … Read More »

Step 4 – “Be a Star on YouTube”: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence

by TheRECoach on 4:49 pm March 9, 2013

Series Intro: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence Step 1 – Branding: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence Step 2 – Branded Contact Info: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence Step 3 – “Aces in Their Google Places”: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence “Places Everyone, Places” “Lights, Camera, and…. ACTION!” Ah the “Golden Years” of Film =) Where Real Estate Agents with lot’s of Cash, and their own Production Crew, could dominate the local Airwaves! Then Came … Read More »

Step 3 – "Aces in Their Google Places": 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence

by TheRECoach on 8:28 pm March 3, 2013

Series Intro: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence Step 1 – Branding: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence Step 2 – Branded Contact Info: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence Ok, let’s use what we learned in Step 2, our BRANDED contact info! But first, real quick … When I was 22 I was a Manger at Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers in Downtown SF, and at Fisherman’s Wharf, also in San Francisco. At the downtown location, come 12 noon, we … Read More »

Step 2 – Branded Contact Info: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence

by TheRECoach on 1:24 pm February 23, 2013

From: “Step 1 – Branding: 12 Steps Crucial to an RE Professional’s Internet Presence” “After you answer these questions, you can create a Brand that will work. For the sake of this Blog Series, I will create the Brand … “Beachwood Canyon Hollywood Homes”” Ok, we have our Brand =) Now What? In this Step, we are going to create two things: A “Branded” Email Account – Through Gmail A “Unique” Google Voice Number – That will be forwarded to your existing cell phone. Why? It’s simple. Over the years, almost everyone … Read More »

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