Steven Nickens, R(S)GRI ABR,  Maui Real Estate Hawaii (Wailea Realty)

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Rainmaker
1,716,024
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

Organic & FB.  Both are 2 different animals that you have to hone to get good at. Learn A & B marketing to make it most effective.

Apr 03, 2017 10:08 AM
Rainmaker
808,847
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

We've done quite well with Adwords.  However, internet marketing is pretty much all we do spend money on, we do no postcards, mailings etc and we have basically been "internet" agents for 13 years.  It's not for everyone and you have to be excellent at internet lead conversion to make it worth your money. -Kasey

Apr 03, 2017 03:29 PM
Ambassador
4,557,476
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

It really depends on the market and who you are targeting. I like organic and some FB

Apr 03, 2017 01:50 PM
Rainmaker
1,635,442
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I like the short guy on the corner spinning a sign. Always works, or at least stops traffic!

Apr 03, 2017 10:24 AM
Ambassador
2,800,945
Katerina Gasset
Get It Done For Me Virtual Services - Wellington, FL
Get It Done For Me Virtual Services

I always prefer organic because those are people who are reaching out to us, mostly phone calls. 

But for paid, I like Facebook ads and boosted posts the best. We get the most value for our money from FB ads. 

Apr 03, 2017 04:03 PM
Rainmaker
2,401,419
Anita Clark
Coldwell Banker Access Realty ~ 478.960.8055 - Warner Robins, GA
Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA

I prefer organic but also get good results from FB ads.

Apr 03, 2017 03:52 PM
Rainmaker
1,385,024
Wayne Zuhl
Remax First Realty II - Cranford, NJ
The Last Name You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

We've had success with organic internet lead generation, very little success with any paid services.

Apr 04, 2017 03:34 AM
Rainmaker
2,073,759
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Fresh content... those blogs and videos get you a ride on the front page search indexes.

Apr 04, 2017 03:17 AM
Ambassador
4,312,753
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Steven Nickens - I'd say, Facebook Ads.

Apr 03, 2017 11:09 PM
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5,357,189
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I have never had much success with any paid adds, I would go with the organic approach.

Apr 03, 2017 08:16 PM
Rainmaker
548,950
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

We do adwords and facebook - and have had good success with both. The key is to set your budget, target your market, and persistence in contacting all leads over and over again until you get a response.  We had agents recently working old internet leads, some over 3 years old. We have reestablished communication and even have a showing on a 3 year old lead scheduled next week. 

Apr 03, 2017 03:33 PM
Rainmaker
1,157,485
FN LN
Toronto, ON

I do not use paid advertising with any of the sites you listed.

Apr 03, 2017 03:05 PM
Rainmaker
3,968,014
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Do house warking party for the buyer that just got the house, 

Apr 04, 2017 01:12 PM
Rainmaker
1,525,205
Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

I love the answer Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386 gave!

Apr 04, 2017 08:35 AM
Rainmaker
4,156,986
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

I am frugal so shy away from many paid marketing schemes! 

Apr 04, 2017 06:36 AM
Rainmaker
598,659
Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

I haven't found an effective, paid marketing campaign yet.

Apr 04, 2017 05:34 AM
Rainmaker
4,053,919
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I don't particularly pay much for marketing campaigns on the web.

Apr 04, 2017 03:59 AM
Rainer
318,613
Melissa Jackson
Century 21 Alliance Properties - Azle, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

Either way, looks like face book marketing is widely used. That's where I spent my money last month.  

Apr 03, 2017 07:59 PM
Ambassador
3,986,660
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

By far I prefer organic but have had some success from Facebook ads.

Apr 03, 2017 07:52 PM
Rainmaker
1,213,561
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Client Appreciation Parties and clients & networking lunches and coffees.

Facebook is working for me too.

Apr 03, 2017 06:52 PM
Ambassador
4,200,509
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

1.  Organic

2.  Facebook - but, I RARELY ever pay for ads there.

Apr 03, 2017 06:06 PM
Rainmaker
1,149,009
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

None right now.....

Apr 03, 2017 02:21 PM
Rainmaker
5,524,500
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Steven,

What works in your marketplace.  All the above may work in some and not others...for instance, we have found that properly placed print works in CA second home markets, in parts of CO, in part of FLA. and yes in Honolulu and in Mauii.  It really depends who you are targetting and where they are coming from.  A

Apr 03, 2017 11:06 AM
Rainmaker
4,882,878
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Blogging on AR and on my web site has been more effective than any paid promotions.

Apr 05, 2017 06:43 AM
Rainmaker
876,883
Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Steven - I have never paid for a marketing campaign.

Apr 04, 2017 11:20 PM
Rainmaker
915,773
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Good luck with Organic these days  - my most effective... The one that brings me customers

Apr 04, 2017 11:12 AM
Ambassador
1,616,354
Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

straight AR blogging with great content

Apr 04, 2017 09:04 AM
Ambassador
3,036,927
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I have not paid for any ads yet in my business. I am an organic gal ... write content on my WordPress sites and they rank with the engines. People call me. 

Apr 04, 2017 08:42 AM
Rainmaker
3,069,934
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Direct Mail!

Apr 04, 2017 06:44 AM
Rainmaker
882,261
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

#1 Direct response marketing

#2 Facebook

#3 Event based marketing

Apr 04, 2017 06:14 AM
Rainmaker
4,799,481
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

My website and follow up campaign.

Apr 04, 2017 06:03 AM
Rainmaker
6,540,549
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Much depends upon the market condtions and the practices in your community.

Apr 04, 2017 05:16 AM
Rainmaker
3,985,837
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

If the entity is not a Real REAL ESTATE site but a lead gen site stay away!!!

Apr 03, 2017 08:15 PM
Rainmaker
4,433,583
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

None.

Apr 03, 2017 07:19 PM
Rainmaker
1,380,293
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

So far the only thing I've done is Facebook with Instagram.  Originally, not too well.  Now much better.

Apr 03, 2017 05:46 PM
Rainmaker
639,872
Tony Lewis
RE/MAX of Valencia (Hall of Fame) 30 year Valencia Resident - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Santa Clarita & Aliso Viejo

Facebook is our number one paid marketing platform.  It gives realtime results and is cost efficient.  Direct Mail is our second choice making sure to aways include something of value.  We print the content on the envelope so they know to open it.  Sports Schedules, Flag Pins, Branded Key Chain etc.

Apr 03, 2017 04:10 PM
Rainer
502,292
Noel Mayer
Upper Montclair Weichert Realtors - Montclair, NJ
YOU WILL BE RIGHT AT HOME WITH NOEL

I Stopped by for the comments

Apr 03, 2017 11:33 AM