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Friday Freebie: Scripts that Make Asking for Recommendations Painless

May 22 2015

thumbs up on couchAsking clients for a recommendation can feel awkward, especially if you don't have a game plan for initiating the conversation. If being unsure of what to say has been holding you back, you're in luck. This week, we're highlighting a compilation of free scripts you can use to ask clients for reviews that highlight all of your hard work.

Scripts: Asking Clients for Reviews

Scripts are valuable because they alleviate the discomfort of not knowing how to request a recommendation. Asking for reviews requires a different approach for each buyer or seller. What you'd say to a client upon closing differs from how you'd broach the subject six months later.

A new guide from Zillow provides helpful scripts for each situation. It even offers dialogues that help you plant the idea that you will eventually be asking for a review early in the transaction. This mentally prepares your client for your 'ask' moment starting from the beginning of the relationship.

Not every client is comfortable with writing, so this downloadable guide offers scripts that help guide your client into drafting a painless review. Conversation prompts encourage clients to write reviews highlighting your niche expertise (condos, dealing with HOAs, etc.). The idea is to earn more client reviews by making writing them as simple as possible for your clients.

Ready for more recommendations? Download your free copy of 'Scripts: Asking Clients for Reviews' now!

About Zillow

Zillow® is the leading real estate and rental marketplace dedicated to empowering consumers with data, inspiration and knowledge around the place they call home, and connecting them with the best local professionals who can help. Zillow serves the full lifecycle of owning and living in a home: buying, selling, renting, financing, remodeling and more. In addition to Zillow.com®, Zillow operates the most popular suite of mobile real estate apps, with more than two dozen apps across all major platforms. Launched in 2006, Zillow is owned and operated by Zillow Group, and headquartered in Seattle.

Want to be our next Friday Freebie?

If your company offers a free or trial version of a product, we'd love to feature it as a Friday Freebie. Contact Kelly Phelan at kelly[at]retechnology.com.

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