Real estate brokerages need to identify a meaningful, customer-centric benefit they can deliver that is true to their brand and yet meaningfully different than competitors. We have helped tons of brokerages, tech companies and even MLSs figure out how to differentiate themselves from others.
There is that moment in an executive’s leadership life when they look around the office and think; what in the world are we doing? There is a rapid fix to getting back on track. It is the creation of three pillars that are often misunderstood: Mission, Vision, and Values. These concepts build the basis for the company road map, and they shine a guiding light on the pathway to goals-oriented success. In short, these three pillars are the foundation for clear direction.
Black History Month: A Time to Recognize Those Left out of History, and to Address Recurring Issues, like Fair Housing
Change begins with awareness and education as the foundations to launch into strategic action.
One of any organization’s core public relations strategies is the creation and dissemination of your story. Every company has a story. What makes you different? Better? Stand out? Memorable?
Brokers – please take this survey. MLSs and an AORs – we ask you to send this survey link to your brokers. Thank you for your support with this mission-critical research on the marketplace. The survey results will be available for download here on WAV Group this fall.
The need to react wisely in a crisis always presents challenges; effective communication creates survivors. The takeaway? You need to do your research.
A clearly communicated story is the backbone of a strong marketing strategy. And the basis for your communications tactics.
Enterprise firms understand that operating a brokerage has little to do with selling real estate and everything to do with managing people. Here are five ways to put that knowledge into action.
A strategic plan is a persistent nudge reminding an organization who they are, what they stand for, what they have accomplished, what they want to accomplish and when, and how it all fits into their industry.
If there ever was a time for MLSs and Associations to have a communications plan, it is now. 2020 lived up to its moniker by giving us clear vision into the unbelievable. And all bets are off in assuming we know what the future will bring. When you prepare a media plan, you are creating a communications system that can stand up to uncertain times in 2020 and beyond.
Regardless, another group of emails persists: Automated emails. Strangely, those automated emails appear unaware that we are experiencing a global emergency, and the companies sending them inattentive or even ignorant. Updating your drip marketing campaign in response to changes in the market is a must.
This year, we see the tale of two beliefs - a group that believes that real estate is poised for growth - and a group that believes that our strong US Economy has a higher risk of downside despite 2019 jumping out to a great start.