Real Geeks Blog - Internet Marketing


How to Leverage Websites & Technology to Generate More Business

Written by The Professor

Our 1st episode in 2016 of Keeping it Real, “How to Leverage Websites & Technology to Generate More Business” features Greg Harrelson.

Here are a few things we covered:
- How to get more business from your database using your website and Sold Data.
- How to Dominate FSBO's  & Expired's using your website.
- How you can leverage your listings on Facebook to get more leads.
- How to convert more home valuation leads.
- How to get higher engagement using SMS auto-responders and much more!

Podcasts available on iTunes and Stitcher.

Here's are some timestamps so you can jump to the section that most interests you:

3:30 – How to drive traffic to your website
8:30 - How Greg drives organic traffic to his site and generates 450 leads a week
9:21 – Where quality organic traffic come from
10:58 - How to build quality content for your site
17:54 - Strategies to drive traffic from your database to your website to generate more leads
22:40 - How to write a direct offer email that has generated 72 leads and 13 listings taken
25:40 – How to leverage sold property data on your site to increase engagement with your audience, give them something of value and increase business from your database
31:58 - How to empower the consumer with real time data
32:00 – How to use your website to get more listings from FSBO’s and expired listings
36:17 - Systems Greg uses to convert home valuation leads
42:54 - Using SMS auto-responders to get higher engagement from leads
48:32 - Do's and Don'ts on sending mass emails
49:57 - Tips on finding someone to help with your content creation
51:11 - Top 5 things a first time agent should focus on when building a website

Here is a list of downloadable Domination Action Plans as promised:

Seller Lead Generation Tool & Conversion Plan
SOI/COI & Past Client Sold Data Domination Plan
FSBO Listing Domination Plan
Expired Listing Domination Plan
Spring 2016 Magical Seller Lead Generation Email

We'd like to thank Myrtle Beach real estate broker, Greg Harrelson for joining us and sharing his great insights. To learn more about his database marketing systems and marketing material go to Real Estate Sales Solutions.

These live on-air Google Hangouts are presented and hosted by our very own Jeff Manson, Hawaiian real estate broker of American Dream Realty and founder of Real Geeks, in partnership with Frank Klesitz, CEO of Vyral Marketing.

You can visit our Real Geeks YouTube Channel to watch all past recordings. Follow us on our Real Geeks Google+ or Real Geeks Facebook page to get notified immediately when we announce new events:

You can watch all past episodes of Keeping it Real and opt-in to get invited to upcoming episodes here: http://www.keepingitreal.com - you can also see additional free online real estate training and coaching videos on our webinars page.


How to Sell 500 Homes a Year

Written by The Professor

Our 14th episode in 2015 of Keeping it Real, “How to Sell 500 Homes a Year”, features Darren James.

He shares how he is going to sell over 500 homes this year with a team of 7 and generate 3.3 Million GCI. He personally will sell aprox. 130 properties himself, manage his team while maintaining amazing customer service.

Podcasts available on iTunes and Stitcher.

Here are some of things we discussed:
- How he built his team
- Team Break Down
- How they generate listings & leads
- How to maintain excellent customer service
- The systems he uses
- How he compensates his team members

Here's are some timestamps so you can jump to the section that most interests you:
(3:33) How did Darren James get his start in real estate?
(6:44) How did Darren reach the next level of success in his business?
(9:30) When did Darren decide to build a team and, at what point, did he decide to do that?
(11:07) Where is Darren at with his team, who are his hires, what compensation structure does he have for them, and what are their duties?
(14:19) Darren’s role in listings.
(16:08) How Darren refers to his team members.
(17:20) How many team members are admins, and how many team members are licensed real estate agents?
(18:35) How much is one of Darren’s buyers making per year?
(19:23) How does Darren generate his leads?
(38:30) How does Darren maintain his commission, and what does he charge for commission?
(40:49) What is Darren’s system for staying in touch with people in his database?
(46:06) How Darren lists 100 homes per year.
(49:34) How Darren has people booking appointments.
(51:30) What are the big takeaways?
(52:24) What SMS system does Darren use?
(53:13) Who manages Darren’s online presence?
(54:14) Does Darren create CMAs to validate his opinion on value?
(57:03) Who is outsourcing Darren’s marketing and blogging?
(58:22) Does Darren do daily meetings and establish quotas for his team? 

We'd like to thank Daren James, Baton Rouge real estate broker for hanging out with us.

These live on-air Google Hangouts are presented and hosted by our very own Jeff Manson, Hawaii real estate broker of American Dream Realty and founder of Real Geeks, in partnership with Frank Klesitz, CEO of Vyral Marketing.

You can visit our Real Geeks YouTube Channel to watch all past recordings. Follow us on our Real Geeks Google+ or Real Geeks Facebook page to get notified immediately when we announce new events:

You can watch all past episodes of Keeping it Real and opt-in to get get invited to upcoming episodes here: http://www.keepingitreal.com - you can also see additional free online real estate training and coaching videos on our webinars page.


3-Million GCI Business Leveraging Lead Generation

Written by The Professor

Our twelvth episode in 2015 of Keeping it Real, “3-Million GCI Business Leveraging Lead Generation”, features Austin real estate agent, Tim Heyl.

Tim shared how he grew his business into 2 million GCI by the time he was 27 years old. He also shared how he is going to get it to 3 million GCI by leveraging lead generation through prospecting, scripts, and systems.

He covers his whole training process where he uses the “I do… We do… They do.”-training method.

Podcasts available on iTunes and Stitcher.

Here's what we covered with timestamps so you can jump to the section that most interests you:

(2:25) How did Tim Heyl get his start in real estate?
(4:40) How did Tim begin to build his skills and leverage his time?
(12:05) The role of his outbound caller.
(16:26) How Tim's ISA generate and foll0w up with new leads.
(20:13) How does Tim set follow up dates?
(23:22) How did he structure compensation and what did he learn from it?
(31:16) How to structure pay for outbound prospectors.
(35:45) Tim's ad to find the right person for the job.
(42:35) What is the different between passing leads and setting appointments?
(46:48) How does Tim handle licensing?
(49:18) After he gets the opt-in, what CRM is he using to manage and stay in touch with people?
(50:30) What system did Tim use to pull phone number for his ISAs?
(52:10) How does he track his ISAs' calls and who are they calling?
(1:02:30) Conversion rates.                                
(1:05:12) Where should someone go if they're just starting out?  

We'd like to thank Tim and Annabelle for hanging out with us. If you are interested in finding out more about Tim’s company Phone Animal you can CLICK HERE. You can download his scripts HERE and the ISA job posting ad HERE.

These live on-air Google Hangouts are presented and hosted by our very own Jeff Manson, Hawaii real estate broker of American Dream Realty and founder of Real Geeks, in partnership with Frank Klesitz, CEO of Vyral Marketing.

You can visit our Real Geeks YouTube Channel to watch all past recordings.

Follow us on our Real Geeks Google+ or Real Geeks Facebook page to get notified immediately when we announce new events:

You can watch all past episodes of Keeping it Real and opt-in to get get invited to upcoming episodes here: http://www.keepingitreal.com - you can also see additional free online real estate training and coaching videos on our webinars page.


Alei Gothberg Success Story - 28X ROI

Written by The Professor

Learn how Alei Gothberg generated $250,000 GCI from her website which represents a 2,800% (28X) ROI.

Quote:Real Geeks is truly all solutions in one. […] There’s no reason to get any other tools because Real Geeks encapsulates all in one

Quote:Real Geeks is very easy to train the agents on and it is very easy for the buyer or the consumer to use. … It makes it very easy to run a team…”

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Bill Jenkins Success Story - 24 - 30 Sales a Year

Written by The Professor

Learn how Bill Jenkins, Las Vegas real estate broker & coach, has been generating 24 to 30 sales a year from his Real Geeks website. He also generated 40 seller leads in one week.

Quote: “Hands down, a no-brainer”.

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Bob Hertzog Success Story - $200K YTD 7X ROI

Written by The Professor

Learn how Bob Hertzog's site generated $200,000 GCI... YTD which represented a 700% (7X) ROI.

Quote: "If you want a site to generate leads into sales... which is what we want in our business... then Real Geeks becomes a no-brainer."

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Sam DeBord Success Story - 10X More Sellers & Buyers

Written by The Professor

Learn how Sam was able to generate 10 times more buyers & sellers after switching to Real Geeks. He explains why he loves how easy the solution is to use for his agents to follow up and convert leads.

Quote: "They are always looking for ways to continue to innovate."

If you have a a referral for Sam & his Seattle real estate team... you can contact them through his main site.

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Adam Upchurch Success Story - 20X ROI

Written by The Professor

Learn how Adam Upchurch generated 5 million in sales volume which was approximately $100K in commissions. He was able to get a 2000% (20X) ROI from the $5000 he spent on marketing and the Real Geeks solution.

Quote: “we’re able to track and source where all of our leads are coming from. This makes it beneficial for me to allocate funds to the right place that’s going to give me the optimal amount of money and return on my investment”.

You can reach Adam & his Topsail real estate team through his website.

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Creating Sales Velocity

Written by The Professor

Our eleventh episode in 2015 of Keeping it Real, “Creating Sales Velocity" features trainer/coach and author, Matthew Ferry.

Matthew shares:
- How to start attracting more business to you and stop pushing it away.
- How to move into a state of extreme confidence.
- How to start communicating at a higher level that allows you to close more sales.

He also covers what you can do to start connecting with more prospects to increase your business.

Below is a full on-demand replay of the live Google Hangout On Air event.

Podcasts available on iTunes and Stitcher.

Here's what we covered with timestamps so you can jump to the section that most interests you:

3:50 Jeff shares the importance of listening.
7:52 Distinction between top producers and other agents -  how your mindset creates sales velocity.
11:43 People are already a "yes."
13:40 Shift from making a sale to making a contribution.
16:19 Techniques for you to make that shift.
22:09 Matthew goes over his process for releasing attachment.
25:34 Give up your ideas of how this interaction with your client (or potential client) is supposed to be.
35:11 Shift from feeling out of control to controlling your feelings.
37:16 Founding principle of Matthew's company: Practice total and complete acceptance of all people in all situations at all times, including yourself.
40:39 Harmonizing with people from chapter six of Creating Sales Velocity.
42:42 Adjusting your speech to show others that you appreciate them and respect them: how your rate of speech, tone, and vowel sounds can make someone subconsciously believe that you are part of their tribe.
47:26 Matthew on shifting your emotions.
51:08 Igniting sales velocity.

We'd like to thank Matthew for joining us. You can get his book “Creating Sales Velocity” on Amazon and also check out his training materiel on Top Agent Mindset.

These live on-air Google Hangouts are presented and hosted by our very own Jeff Manson, Hawaii real estate broker of American Dream Realty and founder of Real Geeks, in partnership with Frank Klesitz, CEO of Vyral Marketing.

You can visit our Real Geeks YouTube Channel to watch all past recordings.

Follow us on our Real Geeks Google+ or Real Geeks Facebook page to get notified immediately when we announce new events:

You can watch all past episodes of Keeping it Real and opt- In to get get invited to upcoming episodes here: http://www.keepingitreal.com - you can also see additional free online real estate training and coaching videos on our webinars page.


Leverage Your Listings Through Facebook Marketing

Written by The Professor

Facebook marketing is a great way to generate leads from your listings. With Facebook’s marketing tools, you are able to hone in and target high quality buyers and sellers to drive them to our Property Landing Capture Pages.



We are generating high quality leads for our clients by boosting posts of their listings on their Facebook Business pages to a highly target audience.

The cost per lead has been ranging from $2.40 - $6.00 a lead depending on the market.

The system will not only capture the lead it will also save a search on their Real Geeks site to start sending them similar new listings, price changes, under contract and sold properties.

Watch this video to learn how easy it is to create a Property Landing Capture Page and capture leads through your Facebook ads.