Can you use online reviews to build a Real Estate business? My friend, Alex Wang, heard that I was getting back into sales and gave me a call to offer this helpful idea. I knew immediately that I needed to get him on the show to share this with you. Alex is a Realtor in Palo Alto, California, doing extreme volume in a luxury market. But, like Onion Juicers, he is attracting business by being authentic and vulnerable and being a media company that happens to sell Real Estate. Listen to my interview with Alex to learn how he uses online reviews to build his business.
You can build your Real Estate business off of online reviews
Online reviews are a form of social proof. On this episode, Alex Wang and I talk about what social proof is and why it works. But what if you get a bad review? Alex gives a great response to this concern as he talks about developing your online presence. Do you know the best site for your reviews? Listen to this episode to find out and to learn how online reviews can help build your Real Estate business.
If you can’t solicit for reviews, how do you get them?
Most online review sites do not allow you to solicit for reviews. So how do you get them? On this episode, Alex Wang describes how he gets reviews and how it helps him build his Real Estate business. We also discuss how to use client testimonials and when not to use them. Alex has been very creative in the way he uses his reviews and gives us a link to see what he did with them. Listen to this episode to learn how to get reviews and use them to build your business.
How to get started on your online presence
If you are not currently using the web for your business, this podcast episode is for you! My guest, Alex Wang, says that “if you don’t embrace online presence, you will become extinct!” Alex shares some great ideas for how to establish your online presence and use your reviews to build your Real Estate business. He gives practical tips for those who are new to doing business via the web and explains the value of making your content mobile friendly as well. Listen to this great conversation to learn what you need to get started online!
Go incognito to see what others see when they search for you or your business
What do people see when they search for you or your business online? Alex Wang’s advice on today’s episode is to open an incognito window and search on yourself to find out. This can give you great insights on the improvements that you can make to your web presence. Alex also tells us how to set up a free Google My Business listing. Listen to this great interview to learn about effectively creating your online presence.
Outline of this great episode
- [0:27] Intro to the Onion Juice Podcast and this episode with Alex Wang.
- [2:08] Thanks to our sponsors, Knight Barry Title and Easy Agent Pro.
- [3:32] Roundbox Coaching information for new agents.
- [5:00] Who is Alex Wang?
- [6:57] Social proof: building your business off of online reviews
- [8:15] What if someone gives you a bad review?
- [11:45] Creative ways to use your online reviews.
- [15:25] If you can’t solicit for reviews, how do you get them?
- [17:38] How online reviews affect Alex Wang’s business.
- [18:16] How to get started on your online presence.
- [20:15] Go incognito to see what others see when they search for you or your business.
- [23:13] Why is Alex Wang sharing his secrets?
Resources and Links mentioned in this episode
Alex Wang’s website
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