Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce  (EXP Realty 414-525-0563)

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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I use back at you media. Can give you the name of my account person, he's very good to work with.

Mar 06, 2017 08:56 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Sally K. & David L. Hanson - Nestor & Katerina Gasset's VAs will do that for you!  Good luck!

Mar 06, 2017 08:40 PM
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Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Stacey Abrams offers her services.

Anita Clark is the Facebook dominator.

Nina Hollander has a go-to person.

Mar 06, 2017 08:02 PM
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Katerina Gasset
Get It Done For Me Virtual Services - Wellington, FL
Get It Done For Me Virtual Services

I know you said you don't want to go to Fb school but it is still a good idea to just get a tiny bit of insight  so you know a little of what someone else is doing for you. I learn a lot from Anita Clark - she is the best teacher for the DIYer. 

If you want someone to do this for you, I trained my vas do this for us and for other agents. You can check out Ryan Hill Realty on Facebook to see what part time work  looks like, although you don't see all the engagement, getting likes,  behind the scenes, creating the content, creating graphics, doing text overlays, sizing the graphics for FB, etc. 

To get started you may want to consider a service like CityBlast that charges like $49 per month to post to several of your pages. We use them as well. The reason;  is they are very good with engaging content and we get a lot of people to share the posts. I do this on top of what my vas do for our own company.  If you just want to talk about a plan, contact me. I will give you some resources as well. Katerina 

Mar 06, 2017 06:33 PM
Rainmaker
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I've listened to a couple of webinars by Coach Katerina Nestor & Katerina Gasset on some options that might help you.    

Mar 06, 2017 11:06 AM
Rainmaker
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Sorry, I do my own.  I went to "Facebook School" via Hootsuite University.  It was free and the Facebook ads/boosting module took an hour or less.

Mar 06, 2017 10:42 AM
Rainmaker
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Marketing 360 and Back At You Media are the 800 lb gorillas in this space.

They will do well for you if 'templated' programs are suitable for an undefined real estate business.

However, if you have a specialty, a niche, collateral to boast of, you may want a more customized campaign.

I would turn to YOUR website coder for a recommendation.

AND, you may just find Craigslist a good resource for compiling a list of available service providers who respond to a well constructed 'gigs' submission.

Mar 06, 2017 09:11 AM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

Anita and Nina provided good guidance with this....

Mar 06, 2017 09:08 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Works great for me, especially with the rentals.

Mar 06, 2017 05:42 PM
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

I like the guidance from Anita Clark and Nina Hollander they are in the know!

Mar 06, 2017 05:02 PM
Rainmaker
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

It is so easy to do.  There is a boost button with every post. There are plenty of people out there that will do this for you, but probably not worth the money.

Mar 06, 2017 02:27 PM
Rainmaker
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I look at it different. For me Facebook is a great reminder of those who see my posts what i do and gets them to contact me to see what i can do for them. I do get a great deal of referrals though from people who see my posts and refer me to those who they know that are not on my friends list. 

Mar 06, 2017 11:39 AM
Rainmaker
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Susie Kay
Ultima Real Estate - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

Thank you for your post. I've bookmarked it.

Mar 06, 2017 11:15 AM
Rainmaker
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

I wish you all the best on this.  I do use FB, manage my own posts however am not boosting or advertising there ... yet.  

Mar 06, 2017 09:58 AM
Rainmaker
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I use MK marketing in Az on a monthly bases

 

Mar 06, 2017 09:03 AM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Follow the advice provided by Anita Clark

Mar 06, 2017 08:42 AM
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Melissa Jackson
Citiwide Alliance Realty - Weatherford, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

Wow! So many responses pointing you in the right direction.  I use to keep up with social media for my sons business before getting my licenses. It's time consuming. I'm going to bookmark and return for names.   I'm giving InStockSocial a spin.  Right now using the free service. I do get engagement and I'm sure for $ it would be better. Back at you media is also on my list to try as a paid service.  Let us know how this works for you. 

Mar 06, 2017 10:57 PM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Sally and David,

Looks like you have great suggestions here.

Mar 06, 2017 09:01 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I would be interested also

Mar 06, 2017 08:21 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Some of our VA's here in the Rain will do that for you and also create new and fresh content. 

Mar 06, 2017 07:54 PM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

I'm parking here to read the suggestions.

Mar 06, 2017 07:44 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

Well you've come to the right place to ask your question. There are a lot of sites that have come up to help people like us with our social media needs. 

Mar 06, 2017 06:54 PM
Rainmaker
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Sally and David - I really don't have a source for you, but it looks like other people have made some great suggestions on either how to learn yourself, or how to find someone else to do it for you.

Mar 06, 2017 06:40 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

First of all Faecbook's aritifical intelligence they use on their ads negate the use of a third part and second of all it is a bigh social media site that the law of attraction can work if you know who and why you are trying to attract them.

Mar 06, 2017 10:54 AM
Rainmaker
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Anyone in college or high school would love the part time work

Mar 06, 2017 10:19 AM
Rainmaker
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

If you want to boost posts, I have a good friend who does this.  Call me/text me if interested.  He's really good at managing the media and crafting the message.

Mar 06, 2017 09:15 AM
Rainmaker
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

Best wishes on your search.  You may find some good reviews if you Bing it.

Mar 06, 2017 08:58 AM
Rainmaker
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

parked and reading...

Mar 07, 2017 04:56 AM
Rainmaker
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Sorry, I don't know.

Mar 07, 2017 04:27 AM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

Find someone within your sphere who can duplicate your style and take charge of this pilar.  It doesn't have to take a huge amount of time especially once you're comfortable with it.

Mar 07, 2017 04:17 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Sally K. & David L. Hanson - I think there are services that manages the Facebook marketing for you - call me if you want to learn more.

Mar 06, 2017 11:21 PM
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Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE - Mississauga, ON
REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!

I usually do this on my own, but I  know a very good social media management company - run by Rebecca Mountain - Impetus Consulting.   

https://www.facebook.com/impetusconsulting/

email:  rebecca@impetusconsulting.ca

Mar 06, 2017 07:35 PM
Rainmaker
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

I already see you had the right answer and rather than be redundant I will just thank you for the question as I am catching up on old questions :-)

Feb 15, 2018 05:48 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

It is very difficult to be very busy and get social media done.  Sometimes I wish I had someone for that too!

Mar 08, 2017 02:51 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I manage both of my pages myself, but it would be nice to get someone to post there consistently ( and on all other networks as well.... so time consuming) 

Mar 08, 2017 12:56 AM
Rainmaker
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

I have my own WM to do these things

Mar 07, 2017 08:35 AM
Rainmaker
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Steven Nickens
Elite Pacific Properties Maui - Wailea, HI
R(S)GRI ABR, Maui Real Estate Hawaii

I just started posting ads on Facebook.  Take the time to research the how to, it really isn't that hard to do. I been using L2L to create the ads very easy and effective.

Mar 07, 2017 08:29 AM
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Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

Thank you for posting the question. Glad to read all the answers you are receiving.

Mar 07, 2017 07:46 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

good read

Mar 07, 2017 07:30 AM
Rainmaker
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Social Media Marketing seems to be a constant moving target. How many 'hats' we need to wear in this business. Others here have posted some good alternatives, but does the return justify the cost?

Mar 07, 2017 06:14 AM
Rainmaker
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

HomeSnap does it for you. Did not totally investigate because I do mine myself but what I saw looked good.

Mar 07, 2017 06:11 AM