HomeGain survey: marketing agents want, publishers should provide
by Sharon Hill
in Real Estate
30 Oct 2012Real estate marketing site HomeGain's latest agent survey found that a referral is the top lead generator for real estate agents and brokers for the third year in a row. That doesn't surprise us. But the message in the study for real estate vertical publishers - most especially traditional publishers - is that they must get more creative with their lead gener
Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.