Whenever we’re discussing social networking, the topic of Google Plus for real estate always seems to come up again and again. There’s no denying that everyone who currently uses social media for real estate has their eye on Google Plus.
Google Plus is Google’s new social network launched this year. The new social platform builds on existing features of other networks while adding its own ideas in the process. Google Plus is off to an unbelievably strong start gaining 20 million users in just 24 days. A full overview of Google Plus for real estate can be found here.
Despite Google Plus’ phenomenal growth, the site is still in a beta, invite-only stage. That means that Google is still developing the site and you need an invite to be able use the network at the moment. Google’s reasoning behind this is that they are able to research how people are using the system and work out all the bugs prior to an official open-to-the-public launch.
So, how do I get an invite?
If you’re using or are looking to use social media for real estate, then you already know you need to be on Google Plus. Sellstate, being a forerunner in social media for real estate, has been part of the testing and has hundreds of invites available! We are looking forward to networking with other Realtors who are on the cutting edge of social media.
To get your invite, simply leave your email address in the comments below, and we will send you one within 24 hours. Keep an eye on your inbox, and when you receive your Google Plus invite, click the link provided and complete the sign up process. When you’re done, you’ll have your very own Google Plus profile.
“To get your invite, simply leave your email address in the comments below, and we will send you one within 24 hours.”
What do I do after I sign up?
Google Plus operates very similarly to Facebook. If you’re comfortable with Facebook, then learning Google Plus will be quite easy. If you’re new to social networking, or can’t figure out how it works, we suggest that you check out their overview. Google Plus has also set up an interactive tour here.
Don’t get discouraged if you don’t have many contacts on Google Plus or if you don’t see much activity (especially in comparison to Facebook). Keep in mind that Facebook has 750 million users compared to Google Plus’ 25 million. However, with 1 billion users on Google’s services, Google Plus will gain traction in time.
We’d love the opportunity to network with other real estate professionals taking advantage of Google Plus for real estate. After getting your invite and setting up your profile, add Michael Darmanin to your circles.
There’s no better time to start using Google Plus for real estate than right now. Don’t wait until it’s open to the public to figure out all the features, how to use them, and how to grow your business on Google Plus. Get on board right now, and you can take your time and become accustomed to the platform, so as Google Plus’ user base continues to grow so will your business.
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