This statement on the surface might sound strange, especially coming from a real estate professional photographer but when you think about it, you will realize that it is true. “In today’s market, especially in Austin, Texas, real estate agents don’t need professional pictures to sell their listings.” Yes, they do help, however they are not needed. So why hire a professional photographer? It is not about selling your listing, it is all about branding yourself.
Some of the agents that I work with that have realized this and they tend to get a lot more listings compared to other agents that have not yet figured this out. What are you doing to set yourself apart from the crowd?
Please don’t hire a professional photographer just to take pictures of your new listing. Let us help you with branding yourself. Many of the tools that are part of my service can help you with this. If you would like to focus the 2nd half of this year and beyond on promoting yourself and creating or strengthening your brand, let’s set up a time to talk and I can share with you some options and resources that are available.
If you do have a listing coming up, click the below link to book your shoot and I can show you how we can help you and your brand.
New Services to Help With Branding
This year has been crazy in Austin for real estate! With the number of listings down this past year, it has given me an opportunity to work on the backend of my business. In the planning and research phase of this task, I realized that I could easily provide additional resources to help agents strengthen their brand.
Below are just a few resources and tools to help you with your brand. There is much more that I offer than just taking pictures as a professional photographer, so let’s start a conversation.
Single Property Websites
We offer a variety of predesigned real estate photography website styles, as well as on-demand custom options as needed. These sites are designed to be user-friendly, visually appealing, and simple to adapt to your particular needs.
Social Media Videos
Social media videos give you instant exposure for your listings. Every web site includes a branded video, an unbranded video and two social media optimized promo videos built from the still photos and videos. You deserve every promotional advantage, and we don’t hold back.
Social Media Tiles
This is for real estate agents that want to be pro-active about marketing a listing, social media is the place to be. We provide a variety of templates for posting to social media, making it easier than ever to look good in the social-sphere.
Multiple Video Options
Want to add a short video clip among the photos? Just upload it with the photos and we’ll take care of all of the sizing and transcoding. Have a full stand-alone property video that you want to embed from your video channel? We can do that too!
Let us know if you would like us to take some video for you as well.
With more than a dozen flyer templates to choose from, creating a full-page flyer from the high-resolution photos is a snap. Customize the photos, text and more in seconds and your flyer is instantly ready to download as a PDF or print!
Client Listing Pages
Do you want to display all of your active properties on your website? Our Client Listings pages can be customized to show the properties that you want, in the colors and theme that you require. These work great embedded into your existing website or as a stand-alone inventory website.
Information Hotline (and Lead Capture System)
Every website includes a hotline number that buyers can use to call or text to get more information about the property. On every call or text, your will receive a text message with the buyer’s phone number – giving you a fantastic lead on your listing!
As a professional photographer in Austin, Texas, I can help you with all of your real estate photography needs. Hopefully you will hire me to do more than just take professional real estate photos for you. Let me help you brand yourself. Check out my work by clicking here.