What is the Spam Act and how does it affect real estate agents?

Email and SMS have become essential tools for real estate marketing, but how much do you know about the laws that govern these types of communication? Electronic messages are governed by the Spam Act 2003, which prohibits the sending of unsolicited ‘commercial electronic messages’ including email, SMS, MMS, and instant messaging. Breaching the Act could […]

3 people who are doing keep-in-touch campaigns right

Good relationships are key to success in real estate. But relationships can fade with time, and even a loyal repeat client could end up using a different agent next time around. That’s why keep-in-touch campaigns are so important. By keeping in touch with your past clients and other prospects, you achieve two things: you remind […]

How a beer and a snag will make you a better email marketer

The secret to truly effective email marketing is simple – know your audience. Know who they are and where they live. Know their wants and needs. Know their fears and know the problems they have right now. Know those things and you’ll speak in a language they’ll understand. And when you understand your audience you’ll […]

What is a CRM, and how should you use it?

You’ve probably already heard about the benefits of CRM – better relationships with your customers, more repeat and referral business, more time and/or money at your disposal – but what exactly is a CRM, and how can you make the most of it? First, a quick definition: CRM stands for customer relationship management. At its […]

How to make your email marketing work way better than you ever imagined

At last week’s meetup, agents from across Perth met to discuss how they keep prospects on board with good databasing. We discussed everything from email marketing, to collecting contact details at home opens, to the value of doorknocking. Further to the discussions at the meetup, here are my thoughts on making your email marketing work […]

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