Social Media tips for Mortgage Brokers

Social media opens so many opportunities for mortgage brokers to expand and gain new clients. This is also an inexpensive way for brokers to reach advertise and target potential clients. It is a great idea for brokers to use all types of social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Each of these have unique ways of benefiting a mortgage broker and their business.


Facebook is one of the most well-known types of social media that can be utilized. Over 2.4 billion people are using Facebook every month. When using Facebook for your business, you must make sure to advertise in the countries and cities that you are wanting to serve. Also picking your audience is another thing that brokers will want to pay attention to. Who are you trying to reach? What age, gender, or educational background. If you have any types of tips for clients on your company website, you can start sharing those one your Facebook page. Not only are these tips helpful for potential clients but they can also bring more traffic to your website …

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Facebook announces own currency

Facebook has recently announced that it will be launching its own currency, with the promise of it being fully operational by 2020. This currency is not exactly classifies as a cryptocurrency, due to the fact that the value of Libra will be backed by a reserve. This is unlike regular cryptocurrencies, whose value is determined by the supply of the currency and other forms of cryptocurrency in the market as well as their individual demands. 

This financial platform is intended to also be regulated by a federation of companies and non-profit organisations through a Swiss foundation.The currency is quickly gaining traction, with investors minimum contribution being $10m. Some companies that have currently invested in this Facebook currency are Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, Uber, Spotify and some venture capital firms such as Andreessen Horowitz. 

Facebook is intending to have this currency be distributed through some existing apps such as Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp. These apps could make it hard to integrate a secure type of funds exchange, and would not provide a viable platform for many businesses to feel comfortable doing business …

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TubeFactor: When will reality TV go online?

I don’t watch much television, I do love to read, and I use the internet all the time, I’m fond of radio too, if a t.v. is on I’ll sway towards the news or a film – but I am not generally the one holding the remote! So often I am reading while my wife watches TV, her fondness for ‘reality tv’ is incredible, there is the show where celebrities go live in the jungle, or they learn to dance/ice skate, the old reliable is ‘Big Brother’ and of course those of people who lose weight or get surgery make-overs etc. but one thing that I don’t understand is why there is no ‘reality web’ effort by sites like youtube?

Youtube is one of the most popular sites on the web, wouldn’t it be interesting if they ran a talent show where everybody gets to be a part of it? Get a team of regular people who filter say ten videos and pick their favourite two, these go forward to the Channel on youtube running the show. From there people …

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