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Expand Your Sphere with Social Media Week 1 – Developing a Social Media Plan

Welcome to Week One of the Expand Your Sphere with Social Media Self-Directed Learning. Developing a Social Media Plan Developing a solid social media plan or strategy is an oft-overlooked first step in using social media to grow your business. Many REALTORS® create Facebook pages, Twitter accounts, LinkedIn profiles, and blogs. In developing a social

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Expand Your Sphere with Social Media Week 3 – Relevant Content

Welcome to Week Three of the Expand Your Sphere with Social Media Self-Directed Learning. Relevant Content In this week, we’ll discuss how to find relevant content, properly engage in discussions, and we’ll also provide helpful pointers for working with social media to grow relationships. Update Often! Frequent updates to your social media sites are a

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Expand Your Sphere with Social Media Week 4 – Facebook

Welcome to Week Four of the Expand Your Sphere with Social Media Self-Directed Learning. Facebook This week we’re looking at the benefits of the Facebook business page as an online channel to grow your sphere and attract business. Facebook is currently the largest social media site with over 500 million users. Many agents already have

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Expand Your Sphere with Social Media Week 5 – Blogging

Welcome to Week Five of the Expand Your Sphere with Social Media Self-Directed Learning. Blogging This week we will review what’s required to get a successful blog started and look at some blogging strategies to increase readership and engagement. Starting a Blog Before starting a blog you want to ask (and answer) a couple questions:

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Expand Your Sphere with Social Media Week 6 – Twitter

Welcome to Week Six of the Expand Your Sphere with Social Media Self-Directed Learning. Twitter This week we’ll focus on Twitter – explaining what twitter is and how it can be used. We’ll also explore some 3rd party tools that make managing twitter easy. Introduction Twitter is a microblogging service and communication tool that enables

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