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Marketing Strategies For Home Builders: Why Social Media Works

Spencer Powell | Jan 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM | Home Builder Marketing

There is a reason more companies are using social media to market their products and services: it works. Many longstanding companies are resistant to social media marketing since they have done just fine without for years—maybe even decades. However, social media marketing is just the digital way to do what your company has always done—get the word out.

 

The Difference Between Traditional And Social Media Marketing

 

The Marketing Funnel

If you’ve been in the home building business for a long time, you probably know all about the fundamentals of traditional marketing. Many marketers use the “funnel” term to describe their strategy of acquisition, conversion and retention. The technique is as follows: at the top of the funnel are the clients they are working to find. A mid-range of time and energy is spent on converting these potential clients into loyal customers, but the clients they hope to keep are almost an afterthought.

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Why Educating Customers is Vital for Home Builder Marketing Success

“We don’t need no education; we don’t need no thought control,” goes 1979 hit Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd. The trouble is, people do need education, particularly when it comes to topics such as home building.  Let’s face it, not everyone is a buff on the subject, and when it comes time for you to provide a proposal for a home building project it will help if your customers don’t have unrealistic expectations. Here are 4 reasons why customer education is essential to your home builder marketing strategy.

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Social Media Marketing for Home Builders: How to Use Facebook Effectively

As Facebook usage continues to grow, home building companies that aren’t yet taking part in social media marketing for small businesses are going to find themselves at a disadvantage. You might think it’s an unwanted inconvenience and that it’s more time-intensive than it’s worth, but statistics from HubSpot show that in 2013, 42% of companies with a Facebook presence believed that the social media platform is critical or “important” to their business. That’s an increase of 75% over the 2012 statistics, which indicates rapid and substantial growth last year. 

So how can a small business use Facebook effectively to generate leads and improve your marketing options? Here are the four main ways companies do it: 

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7 Facebook Post Ideas for Remodelers

There’s an old piece of fishing wisdom that’s been passed on from generation to generation: “If you want to catch fish, fish where the fish are!” The concept holds true for remodeler marketing as well. If you want to snag leads for your remodeling business, go where the leads are.

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5 Common Mistakes Homebuilders Make On Google AdWords

Spencer Powell | Nov 27, 2018 11:04:20 AM | Home Builder Marketing

Did you know that approximately 80 percent of homebuyers begin their search online? With so many potential buyers beginning their search on the internet, it’s absolutely critical for homebuilders to push their site to the top of search engines as quickly as possible. Of course, Google AdWords provides an immediate solution as SEO efforts begin to take hold, but AdWords also poses a unique challenge with its own set of considerations.

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