Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale (LAER Realty Partners)

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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
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Praful, maybe I'm just old, but Twitter doesn't do it for me.

Nov 06, 2015 01:19 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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I have a Twitter Breaking News site and I do follow back if it is news worthy.

Nov 06, 2015 01:17 AM
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Michele Connors
The Overton Group, LLC Pitt & Carteret County - Greenville, NC
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not always...ex:
We have a close friend we follow that is a well known country music singer and his followers tend to follow me ..I get alot of Nashville traffic from being a follower of his but dont follow all of those that decide to follow me. 

Nov 06, 2015 03:18 AM
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Gary Coles (International Referrals)
Venture Realty International - Las Vegas, NV
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I try to follow most of them -- but do not check my Twitter often

Nov 06, 2015 02:25 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
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UNLESS they are a spammer, and as long as it appears they are really active on Twitter . . . yes. Exception: local agents who I also do not permit to follow me.

Nov 06, 2015 01:31 AM
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Amanda at VA HLC & FedHomeLoan
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Hi there. We don't follow back everyone who follows us. If they are not related to our industry, it's not really worth our follow/following count get so tilted. However if they are a big influencer and interact a lot with who they follow/who follows them, we consider it. Especially if it means a potential networking possibility.

 

Also, if a Realtor follows us and they are not active with followers, not do they have a lot of followers, we don't consider following them. If your timeline is just astrology updates and automatic updates from your fitness program of how much you worked out for the day, that's not really interesting to our followers. It also shows you don't interact with your audience. 

 

Hope that helps! :) 

Nov 06, 2015 01:16 AM
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John McCormack, CRS
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Honestly I opened a Twitter account and that's about as far as I went with it.

Nov 06, 2015 06:55 PM
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Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
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Yes I have over 750 followers and I follow 2,000 people (they cut me off at that number, I do not know why.

Nov 06, 2015 01:55 PM
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It depends on who is following me.

Nov 06, 2015 06:54 AM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
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I, so far have not done anything on Twitter.

Nov 12, 2015 11:18 AM
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Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School
Rowlett Real Estate School - Panama City, FL
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I guess it would just denpend on who  it is.

 

Nov 07, 2015 10:31 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

NO, I don't.  I am not interested in numbers of followers, and I have not seen tangible results from Twitter.  A

Nov 07, 2015 03:36 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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Sometimes, yes. Sometimes, no. Really depends on who is following me.

Nov 06, 2015 09:52 PM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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Yes; however I hardly ever use Twitter

Nov 06, 2015 09:46 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
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No I do not.

Nov 06, 2015 08:40 PM
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Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
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Good morning Praful. I am relatively new to Twitter, but will be spending some additional time. Many of my posts go on to Twitter. Not sure how many followers I have.

Make it a great weekend!

Nov 06, 2015 06:58 PM
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Richard L. Sanderson
Richard L. Sanderson Consulting - Kalama, WA
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Praful Thakkar - I only follow others who have similar interests (like you Praful!). I use this same process with other social media sites. Why would I want to have lots of connections or followers who have nothing in common with me or aren't interested in what I have to say? It shoud not just be a numbers game. Quality, not quantity, is what matters.

Nov 06, 2015 06:30 PM
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TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Good Saturday morning Praful. I joined twitter when it first started. I cannot recall the last time I visited Twitter.

Nov 06, 2015 05:19 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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What would be your reasons not to follow them? I have around 10k of followers and following there and those numbers are constantly increasing. 

 

Nov 06, 2015 04:52 PM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate - Chandler, AZ
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Praful - I always try to reciprocate followers, as long as I can verify they are human, and not spammers.

Nov 06, 2015 01:59 PM
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Sandra Graves
Keller Williams Realty - Folsom, CA
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I go into my notifications once or twice a month and do follow people back who have followed me, unless they are obvious spammers, or these so-called social media experts who are just trying to pull in numbers and then do bulk unfollows. I would say I follow back at least 50% of the people.

Nov 06, 2015 08:30 AM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

I follow people I want to follow but not everyone who follows me.

Nov 06, 2015 08:22 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I do not do much on Twitter, and this morning saw many more follow me, than I follow. 

Nov 06, 2015 07:56 AM
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
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I don't use twitter that much, so no I'm not checking on this.  I used to have around 2000 followers, but I'm not sure they're doing much good.

Nov 06, 2015 07:45 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
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Usually unless they are a business totally unrelated to me, my interests or my industry. I don't want to see their promos.

Nov 06, 2015 05:02 AM
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Bob Crane
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Most of the time I do, unless they seem way too far out there.

 

Nov 06, 2015 04:44 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

No I don't.  I follow those that I want to follow.

Nov 06, 2015 03:26 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Praful, 99% of the time I follow everyone who follows me on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.  I made a couple exceptions where the account wasn't business friendly, Mila Kafka (wannabe porn star) followed one of my accounts two days ago.  She did not get a follow back.

 

I've found that people go through other people's follower lists and subscribe.  I've gotten MANY followers from following "The Broke Agent" for example.  Most are not in my area, but I don't really care where they are as long as they like/repin/favorite my posts (and some do).

 

Oddly enough, my twitter is mostly Realtors and service providers.  My Pinterest is like twitter but with a few regular people thrown in.  My Instagram is 95% bodybuilders (I follow some bodybuilders and their fans follow my account out of habit, I think).

Nov 06, 2015 03:24 AM