I recently wrote a post naming the TOP 200 Real Estate People on Facebook.
Then the questions started
Was it really the Top 200? What did I use for criteria? Was it their number of friends or the number of posts? How can I make the list next year? Susie doesn’t even write her own content, she just shares YouTube videos. Yadda, Yadda, Yadda…
Here’s the deal. The real purpose of the post was to demonstrate a new feature I found in Facebook. I simply went down my list of RE friends and looked for “Engagers, Sharers, and Givers”. Honestly, I didn’t have to look that hard, they were obvious. Along the way I was able to shine a little light on some wonderful people I know. That’s all. Yippee Skippee!
At the top of my post was a sub-headline that read “Not really, but it makes this sound really spectacular doesn’t it?” and at the bottom of my post was a smaller reminder, “The most important list isn’t mine, or so and so’s – it’s yours. It’s the people who engage with you, who share with you and who give with you.” but I know few people saw it. No worries.
The important part isn’t who’s on this list or who isn’t. Technically speaking, the important part isn’t the actual reason I wrote the the post as well (how to create a list on FB).
The important part is simply this.
If you are going to “be” in social media, in whatever format… Engage, Share and Give freely to others. Constantly, tirelessly, and without expectation. Do that and you’ll be noticed. You’ll be noticed by those that you are engaged with and you’ll be noticed by people you didn’t know were even listening. How cool is that?
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- The TOP 200 Real Estate People on Facebook! (areweconnected.com)