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— by Very Social


Instagram is constantly evolving. With over 995 photos uploaded every second, it takes a lot of
time and energy to make sure your content gets noticed. Running for nearly 12 years, Instagram
has stamina because it has one goal in mind: to monetize your content. If you don’t have the
budget or know-how, make the most of the app’s range of features (i.e. Stories, IGTV, Reels),
just like one of our favorite RE agents Ryan Garson (@ryangsellsnyc). Utilizing all the features
not only peaks the interest of your followers; it’s a handshake with the infamous Instagram
algorithm. It’s generally believed that you have to have notoriety offline to make it online, but you
don’t need to be Cristiano Ronaldo to stand out on social media! Try following some of these
● Respond quickly to direct messages (yes, they’re even checking this)!

● Go live—it will send a notification to your followers, getting them back on to the platform
and onto your profile.

● Be clear with your branding—the algorithm is less likely to consider your content spam if
you have a coherent grid and voice.

● Jump onto Reels. They’re easily shareable, they’re permanent, and as they’re relatively
new to the platform, they’re boosting anyone who engages with the feature and their

● Stories—make sure to post at least three per day. They’re the perfect antidote to the
curated in-feed posts and can feature more of your “real” side without taking away from
your professional feed.

● Finally, avoid copying your competition—your personality is your brand, so be authentic.
Ryan is a prime example of how social media elevates businesses, with a 195% increase in
Instagram followers in 12 months, 150% increase in story responses, 250% increase in
comments, and 250 to 300 DMs per month. He’s amassed $25M in sales with an ROI of 1200%,
as well as $600k in commissions through Instagram! However, as the leader of the Garson
Team at Compass, CEO of Very Social, and partner @houses, time isn’t something he’s got a
lot of. So what’s the secret behind his success? It takes a team of skilled social media
specialists to grow his brand and perform the following services, so he doesn’t have to worry

● Social media management.
● Social media strategy.
● Engagement and follower growth.
● Creative direction and talent sourcing.

● Engaging Instagram Stories.
● Live event coverage.
● Professional photography and videography.

You know the importance of effectively building your social media presence, but putting in those
crucial hours and building up the skills to make your profile a success just isn’t your main
priority—being a lucrative agent is! Let our Very Social team of expert copywriters, designers,
and community managers take the work off your hands, so you can focus on running your

Get started with our exciting new package that will bring your real estate business to the next
level. For just $250 per month, you’ll get a monthly calendar with 12 posts (copy, images, and
relevant hashtags) and 12 Instagram stories complete with peak-hour posting and
engagement—how great is that?

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