Home Staging Training Tips: Sharing tools of the trade

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When trying to gain popularity in social media, it’s important to give your readers something that will interest them so they’ll keep wanting to come back and see more. Beautiful professional photos of your work, particularly dramatic before and after photos, is a great place to begin. Unfortunately most of the time these types of […]

How do you share your home staging statistics?

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As professional home stagers in your local markets, how do you share your home staging statistics and home staging successes? It’s a common practice to give general statistics or industry wide statistics to our customers or in our media. More often than not, homeowners and Realtors believe that general statisics are always based on top […]

Home Staging Training Tips: G+ Means Making Connections

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In our last segment, Home Staging Training Tips: Using Google Plus, we discussed the fact that using your G+ account, unlike most other social media sites, can create amazing results in the search engines. By simply using keywords in your post introduction it is possible to land on the first page of search results, even […]

Home Staging Training Tips: Using Google Plus

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No doubt when you took your home staging training class you were told that having a social media presence is important to the success of your business. What you may not have been told is that not all social media is equal. This is not necessarily meaning that any social media site is better than […]

Home Staging Training Tips: Writing Blog Content

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If you are starting a home staging business or already have one, then you probably know how important it is to be found in search engines. There are so many changes happening to SEO lately that it is often hard to know what is the best method of building SEO. One thing that has become […]

How To Price Your Home Staging Services, Part II

How To Price Your Home Staging Services

This is part II of our tour through some strategies on how to price your home staging services. (click the underlined words to go back and read part I) Strategy #5 – A Combination The most common strategy used is the Combination where you take a flat rate (what NJ Maureen used to call My […]

How To Price Your Home Staging Services – Options To Consider

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We are often asked about how to price your home staging services.  Obviously there’s what you’d like to get paid, and then there’s what the market will bear. Somewhere in between is a number that will work. How do you figure that out? All pricing calculations start with you writing down  your monthly expenses.  For […]

The Big Staging Disconnect With Lifestyle Marketing!

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Most home stagers, certainly those who Staging and Redesign (SAR) certified, will approach each staging project with the following steps: Preview the property Decide on the most appropriate target market stage for that likely demographic Make it pretty Have it photographed Move on with your marketing routine – blog, Houzz, social sharing sites, newsletter inclusion, Instagram, […]

You Might Just Be A Home Stager!

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Are you living your passion, where the lines between work and pleasure are so blurred you have no concept of time passing?  Do you “follow your bliss”… living in purpose… using your talents…having fun…and making a living at it? What if all the things that you love don’t feel like a proper profession?  You know, […]

Jacksonville 3 and 6 day home staging classes now offered!

The last few years SAR has only offered it’s home staging training programs online. Because I’m settled in Jacksonville now and have started establishing a new team, we are ready to begin holding live hands-on classes again. Our new classes will be similar in format to our old 3 day new home stager training program […]

How are you marketing your home staging portfolio?

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How are you marketing your home staging portfolio? Recently, after playing around with some new photos from a recent St Augustine home staging project, I asked a similar question online. Post by Melissa Sehmer Marro.   While I loved the answers that I received, what I was really asking was, “What other ways are you […]