If you read my last blog post about “using Twitter” and you are new to the whole Twitter experience you’re probably thinking, “ok great, but how do I use this in my business?” Good question and one that I’m still trying to figure out myself. As I mentioned, I’m pretty new to this whole social media thing and I struggle regularly with ways to use it in my business.
Here’s what I have found. The social media outlets are all based around building relationships and caring about others. It’s not about worrying about your bottom line, but about providing valuable, quality information and content. If you care about others whether it be buyers, sellers, or potential lenders and you provide good information to help enhance their lives. You’ll build a following and they’ll tell their friends.
So, what’s all this have to do with Ashton Kutcher? Read more
Someone recently asked me if I use twitter, the popular social media site, to find private money. I somewhat sarcastically dismissed the question as though it wasn’t possible. Keep in mind that I’m not really that into twitter. Yes, you can follow me on twitter (http://twitter.com/cortjones) and I will occasionally (usually at the urging of Mike) post something on there, but my belief is pretty much that I’m a busy person and so are all of you. For the life of me, I don’t really get why people would care what I’m doing throughout the day. I’m not really that exciting!
But, I’m wrong. Yes, you can use twitter to find private money. More importantly, you can Read more
Just a quick post to update you on something that my mortgage broker alerted me to recently. We’ve been seeing this more and more in the last few months. If you have lease option tenant-buyers and you’re helping them to repair their credit so that they can cash you out and eventually buy the house from you then you MUST read this post. Read more