To experience the the Full Capabilities & Power of Skyler360, you must generate lots of Leads for Skyler360 to Engage & Screen for you.
If you are an eXp Agent, you receive kvCore as your Lead Generation tool. kvCORE is a powerful Lead Generation system, but you must learn how to use it, AND you must use it DAILY to generate Leads for Skyler360.
This Knowlegebase will show you how to post real estate ads on Craigslist. There is another Knowledgebase post showing how to use kvCORE Squeeze Pages to generate Leads to Skyler360 from your Facebook Business Page, Personal Page and local neighborhood community & buy/sell/trade Group Pages.
STEP 1: Open your kvCORE
STEP 2: Click on Listings
STEP 3: Click on the Green Filter Applied button
STEP 4: A new window will open. Select the Agency Listings button if it is not the default setting when the new window opens
Step 5: Click the Apply Filter unless the Agency Listings button is already the default setting
STEP 6: Select an eXp Realty property to post & advertise on Craigslist.
SPECIAL NOTE: Be sure you check with your eXp Broker regarding whether you must ask the eXp Listing Agent before posting & advertising their Listing. In some markets, eXp agents have a mutual understanding and agreement that enable any eXp agent in their market to advertise their Listings without requesting permission. This is NOT the practice in ALL markets. It depends on the local eXp Agent group. Check with your local eXp Agents or ask your State Broker or Regional Assistant State Broker what the acceptable practice is in your market.
Also recommend reaching out to one or more Listing Agents from other Brokerages in your market who have a large number of property listings. Ask if you can post and advertise their Listings on Craigslist and Facebook to help them sell their Listings.
STEP 7: Click on the blue property address URL
STEP 8: Click on the 3 horizontal dots to the right of SEND VIA EMAIL
STEP 9: A new window will open with a Menu List, and at the bottom of the Menu List is Post to Craigslist
STEP 10: Click on Post to Craigslist
STEP 11: After clicking Post to Creaigslist, do not touch kvCORE until an Unpunlished Draft is displayed on your screen similar to the one below
SPECIAL NOTE: Unfortunately the Craigslist posts created by kvCORE are not compliant with the Texas Real Estate Commission. As a result, there are edits we must make to the kvCore Craigslist post to make it compliant, and there are additional recommendations outlined below for making your Craigslist post more clickable to Craigslist users.
STEP 12: Click edit post
STEP 13: A new screen will display similar to this
STEP 14: Recommendations for improving your kvCore Craigslist post
STEP 15: See example Craigslist ad post below
STEP 16: Additional Optional Recommendations for your Craigslist ad post:
STEP 17: Click Continue on the next map screen display of the property location
STEP 18: This is the last time you can preview your ad post as the public will see it. If you like what you see, click Publish
STEP 19: If not, click Edit Post, revise your ad, click Continue, Click Continue again on the Map View, review your revised ad one more time, and if you like what you see, Click Publish
STEP 20: Craigslist will send an email to your eXp Realty Gmail address listed in your Craigslists ad post
STEP 21: Open your eXp Realty Gmail account to find the email from Craigslist
Step 22: Click on the blue URL link
STEP 24: Click on Manage your post
STEP 25: Copy the URL Link in your Chrome Browser. Paste it in a document (Google Sheets, Excel Spreadsheet, etc) along with the Property Address, Zip Code, MLS number, and Date posted to Craigslist so that when you speak to a Lead who asks about your Craigslist ad post on [the property street name in your ad], you will be able to easily identify your Craigslist post.
STEP 26: In addition, the Craigslist URL Link for your ad post will enable you to modify your ad post or delete your ad post should you need to do so.
STEP 27: You Craigslist ad post should appear on the first page of Real Estate for Sale on Craigslist within 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the Craigslist platform for your market
STEP 28: To see you ad on Craigslist, open your local Craigslist website (https://NameOfYourCity.craigslist.org) and click on Real Estate for Sale in the Housing section
STEP 29: Enter your name in the “search real estate” cell as it appeared in your Craigslist ad post; then click the search icon
Step 30: You should see your Craigslist ad post. If not, wait 30 minutes and search again