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It’s Time To Embrace Growth Hacking

Since the term "Growth Hacking" has been recently popularised by tech and SaaS start-ups, you would be forgiven for thinking that it is just another trend or buzz-word.  

However if you look more closely, Growth Hacking could become the norm for all businesses looking to survive and thrive in a fast-changing world.

Marketing Strategy

10 Steps to Developing a Communications Plan

A Communications Plan is a document that details what you are trying to achieve, who to target with your communications, when you will reach out to them, what message you will aim to get across and how you are going to distribute that message.

Effective communication, the giving and receiving of information, is the most vital thing that must take place in all businesses.  It is also common for communication to be done badly, resulting in confusion between colleagues, staff and customers and in the media. read more

Digital Marketing Strategy
Marketing Strategy, Real Estate Marketing

Defining Your Digital Marketing Strategy

A digital marketing strategy – every real estate agency needs one – but before you jump into it, as a Principal, you need to make some big decisions that will guide the scope of your strategy.

Digital marketing can provide amazing results if done correctly.  And like any initiative your agency undertakes, the amount of effort put it can really affect the results.

Here are some important questions you need to answer first:

Where does your digital marketing strategy fit in relation to your total marketing strategy? read more

Marketing Strategy

Marketing Takeaways from Marketo Roadshow Sydney

On the 28th of August 2015, I went along to the Marketo Marketing Roadshow at the Westin in Sydney to “learn more on marketing’s rapid transformation, what key trends I should focus on now and how to ride the tidal wave of change” (which was the promo for the event).

Like everything else, marketing is changing at a rapid pace.  But I was wondering how much is hype? how much is real? and what is really within our control that will influence our marketing results and ROI.

I figured that Marketo is probably in a good position to give an update, considering their connections to some excellent thought-leaders and practitioners in this area: read more

How Agents Can Be Authenic in Social Media
Marketing Strategy, Real Estate Marketing

How Agents Can Be Authentic In Social Media

Social media is here to stay. Now more than ever, real estate agents need to be using it correctly to grow their following, gain trust and loyalty, and grow their business.

When researching which agent to go with, prospects today use social media to help assess which agents they can trust to sell their house or manage their investment property.

So it is in an agent’s best interest to have an outstanding and impressive social presence that will ultimately work in building this trust and loyalty.

According to an authentic brands study in 2014, Cohn Wolfe determined that “63 per cent of global consumers would buy from a company they consider to be authentic, over and above competitors”. This indicates that improving authenticity in social media could have a significant impact on your engagement and ultimately lead generation. read more