Hey everyone, this is Bob McCranie with Texas Pride Realty and your realty idea of the day is, what would you do with $10,000 for home improvements? If you won the prize tomorrow and you had extra $10,000 in your account, what would you change about your house? Post that as a question on your social media. See how people reply. Some people will be like, “I’ll change my kitchen,” or, “I’ll change my bathroom,” or, “I’ll paint the house,” or whatever. The question then becomes, is it better for you to do those repairs or should you and I go out and find you a house that has the fabulous kitchen, or has the fabulous backyard, or has whatever it is you’re looking for? Hey, let’s plant the idea that people need to move and buy a home. Asking them what they would do with $10,000 is a seed for the idea that what they have may not be what they want, and we can go find that. Bob McCranie. Texas Pride Realty. Always be looking for the angle to see how you can help your clients buy or sell a new home. Take care and have a great day.
Hey, everyone. It’s Bob McCranie with Texas Pride Realty.
And your realty idea of the day is spotlighting local businesses.
So this is something we should be doing more and more. Gary Vaynerchuk talks about how we should be the “Electronic mayor of our town.” So you wanna go out and do some video. You wanna take some still pictures. You wanna upload these to Google Maps, by the way, Maps is a platform, get on it. You want to be doing 360 pictures if you can. Go out and interview a local business owner and then put them on your blog. Introduce them to your sphere of influence. Let them know about this great store, this great restaurant. They will love you for it.
So, Bob McCranie, realty ideas per day. Your realty idea is go out and find a business you love and it’ll make everybody else love it too. Be the “Electronic mayor of your town” so that when people move there, they know where to go and what to do. Where is the best Mexican food? Where is the best place to get your cleaning done? Where’s the best place to get your car washed? Figure it out and tell people how they’re going to live when they move to your town. Bye-bye.
Hey, everyone. It’s Bob McCraine, with Texas Pride Realty. And your realty idea of the day is Veterans Day.
So, 11/11 is the armistice of World War I. It was officially declared Veterans Day, and we need to show how thankful we are for veterans. So go out on your social media, each one of them, and post something about Veterans Day, the five branches of service, be sure to include coast guard, they’re a branch. And, you know…sorry, grandson of a coastguard’s man.
So you want to get out there and talk about Veterans Day, and how thankful you are. Keep your patriotic without going overboard, and just have an acknowledgement of how thankful we are for the service that they give.
So, Bob McCraine, realty ideas per day. And again, don’t brand this too much, just keep it about the veterans. So go out there put this on your social media. And I will send you another reality idea of the day tomorrow. Bye-bye.
Hey, everyone. It’s Bob McCranie, with Texas Pride Realty.
And your realty idea of the day, is volunteering at seniors centers. Now this is when I talk about a couple times through out the year. We’re coming up on the holidays, seniors are lonely. They don’t have family around sometimes. Maybe they’re not going to see their family during the holidays. Maybe they’re alone.
So go volunteer at a seniors center and maybe take 5 or 20 people from your office there as well. And it doesn’t have to be like, you can go to a senior care facility, but you can also go to the city. Most municipalities now have seniors centers that people go to as a day thing. And you can go there and just kind of help serve lunch, and sit among the ladies and the gentleman, and play cards or whatever. Just have a day where you go volunteer there and go meet people and just say hi.
So seniors centers at the holidays, critical time. Holidays are a time of much joy, they can also be a time of much depression. Go to the seniors centers, help out somebody. Bob McCranie, realty ideas per day. By the way, post on your social where all the seniors centers are. Get more people to come with you. Bye-bye.
Hey, everyone. It’s Bob McCranie with Texas Pride Realty. And your realty idea of the day is one that I see a lot of people do right now. It’s the 22 days or 24 days of thankfulness. Okay? So, there’s 22 days to Thanksgiving, and they post something every day that they’re thankful for. So, you can make it about anything you want to. You can do it in pictures. You know, here’s 24 days or 22 days of things I’m thankful for. You can do it with words each day. Write a little paragraph. Just have something that people begin to expect to see so that every day they expect to see something new from you. And now it’s themed about Thanksgiving. So, 22 days of thankfulness this year and start with being thankful for your clients, being thankful for your family, being thankful for your car, being thankful for whatever it is you’re thankful for. I’m thankful for you. Bob McCranie, realty ideas per day. There’ll be another realty idea of the day posted tomorrow. Bye-bye.
Hey, everyone. Bob McCranie with Texas Pride Realty and we’re gonna continue a blog from a couple days ago. A couple days ago, we told people, “Hey, on Halloween, send us your best costumes that you see and there’ll be a contest.” Today is contest day.
So what we wanna do is we wanna post the best pictures we got, put them into an email, send them out, and recognize maybe the best kid’s outfit, the best adult’s outfit, the most scary, the funniest, dog/cat outfits, pet outfits, whatever. Come up with categories so there’s a lot of winners. And then, what you do is you let everybody know that, “Hey, there were so many good entries this year. Everyone’s gonna win a Starbucks card. Everybody who entered is gonna get something.” And then you go do pop bys with all those. And you go see people and say, “Hey, that was a great costume. Here’s something from me at Banana Realty, think of me anytime somebody’s about to buy or sell a home.” And that’s a great way to include people, make them feel like a winner and get those great pictures in and then everybody gets a little reward for thinking of you.
Bob McCranie, Texas Pride Realty, there’ll be another Realty Idea of the Day posted tomorrow. Bye-bye.
Hey, everyone. It’s Bob McCranie with Texas Pride Realty and your Realty Idea of the Day is time change, obviously, we’re gonna send that out, everybody remembers to send that out, but also, time to change the battery in your smoke detector.
So I’m huge about fire safety. If you watch me, I talk about fire safety at least two, three times a month if I can. Changing the batteries is important. Now, some smoke detectors are coming with lifelong batteries, that’s great. But there’s still a lot of smoke detectors out there that require the square 9-Volt batteries. I would go buy 20 or 30 9-Volt batteries and do a pop by and say, “Here’s two batteries, go change your smoke detectors. Do you need three, do you need just one? Do you need somebody to come in and, you know, if you can’t get on a ladder, do you want me to get up there and change it for you?”
Fire safety is incredibly important and we need to have working smoke detectors throughout the home. So talk about that. People will get the time change. They’ll understand that. They won’t remember to go change their batteries. Help them with that. Get some batteries. Take them around, hand them out to people. And then post about that on your Instagram, on your Facebook, on your Twitter. You can even do that on LinkedIn. And just talk about, “Hey, I’m out with Steve today and we’re changing batteries for people. If you need some, let me know.”
Bob McCranie, Texas Pride Realty, there’ll be another Realty Idea of the Day posted tomorrow. Bye-bye.
Now is a great time to remind people that small kids will be out in big costumes focused on candy. They won’t be looking both ways and drivers need to be more alert.
Hey, everyone. It’s Bob McCranie with Texas Pride Realty, and your Realty Idea of the Day is Best Chili Recipes.
Now, this is one that you can ask people to contribute pictures or text recipes, however, they want to do it. I love watching the little video recipes. I don’t cook, I watch how they make stuff, anyway. So the best chili recipe, which one is the best for you, which one is your sphere…maybe you have a chili cook-off, maybe this will lead to an event where you can have your clients come in and test all the different chilies and offer a prize and be in the middle of it all.
So best chili recipes. Now I know regions have different styles of chili. I know Texas supposedly, you don’t put beans in Texas chili. I like beans in chili, so I must not be from Texas. And then you have things like Cincinnati chili, which is served over spaghetti and it’s sweet and it’s actually really good. So every region has a different idea of what chili is, just like they have a different idea of barbecue. So let’s talk about that and get the best recipes and post them on our social media.
Bob McCranie, Texas Pride Realty. There’ll be another Realty Idea of the Day posted tomorrow. Bye-bye.
This is Bob McCranie with Texas Pride Realty and your Realty Idea of the Day is candy corn. Now, I never realized what a national crisis would ensue when I let people know that I love candy corn because apparently, some people just can’t stand it. Candy corn is amazing, I love it but… So put it out to your group and your sphere on Facebook or on whatever social media you want to. Do you like candy corn, or do you hate it? You will find people are one way or the other, they’re not both. So get in the middle of that. It’s kinda like the Coke and Pepsi challenge. Some people love Coke, some people love…very few people love Pepsi, let’s be honest. So let’s talk about candy corn. Let’s talk about what candy during the Halloween holiday can you just not go without, every Halloween you gotta have it. So anyway, candy, candy corn, Halloween. Let’s talk about that, let’s have some Facebook polls. And we’ll see what we want for our trick or treat bags this year. Take care. Bye-bye.