I think holidays are one of the easiest ways to advertise. Candy bags or mugs with candy given out for free with business card. These days free stuff for people, is a nice thing. Also if you give them out by hand with smile, shows how much more you care.
I know an agent, she does Easter egg for kids. She does it in her farming area. I think that is fun and great for kids in the neighborhood. Also gets you involved with the community. So like I said holidays for it.
It’s a good way to get exposure. Holidays give you themes and easy ways to plan how to advertise yourself around that time.
Relationships?! Not the type you may be thinking of. Our job is built on relationships. Be it with lenders, title companies, coworkers, clients, family, or friends. Always keep in touch with everyone.
Make sure to always remind them you are in the business. If they are family and close friends, give them some of your business cards. These relationships is going to be your biggest asset in this job.
Lenders if you refer people to them may refer back. See there is a point to it all. Make sure to always make connections and grow them. Make friends. This job is all about socialism basically. So make sure you like people. And if you don’t learn. Get out of your comfort zone and put yourself out there.
It’s daunting thinking of it that way but you will grow and become a better person in a way. Become a new you but still be you. Don’t be afraid of it.