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I was confident like yeah I’m young but you can play tht in a positive way. I was like, yeah I’m young, I’m gonna hustle, I’m ambitious. You know I really need this so I’m going to work for you. And, it’s kind of how I played it and people respect that. You know I got a lot of “I what to help a young guy make it.” You know I think people root for that to, the bug. It’s bad in one sense but you can use it to your advantage.
Tim Oppelt, from Opp Real Estate, has endured a lot. He’s worked one of the “worst” jobs possible, been laid off, and made some investing errors. But, he’s a big believer in trying to do what you love and creating a new path for other people. With that… He’s beginning to crush it!
He wants to change some of the negative perceptions about entrepreneurs, into a perception that maybe you can do what you want to do in life and have success because you love doing it.
Tim discusses, spending hours and hours and dollars and dollars working on a website and online marketing, but not getting the return. He found what wasn’t working and decided to join Carrot and dive into his online marketing head-on.
Now he is having online marketing success by scaling your business.
We dive into his strategy for phone leads, how he follows up with prospects and the importance of creating amazing systems for his clients and marketing.
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1:45 – Why Tim is on the CarrotCast. Also who he is and what his business looks like right now.
3:55 – What drives Tim. What his main passions are right now.
6:00 – His path to real estate investing after being laid off from a previous job.
8:15 – What was the first touch point in real estate and breaking down his direct mail strategy.
10:50 – Saying “just do it” and leaving the perfection vs. progress attitude for a bit.
12:40 – Having a feeling that prospects are looking at you different than others. How Tim got around the “your too young” mentality.
15:15 – At what point did he move to more of a web-based marketing strategy. And, what percent of leads and deals are coming in via the web vs. direct mail right now.
18:40 – Why Tim joined Carrot.
I saw real estate investor and website and thought I’m an investor and need a website it made sense.
20:40 – What was wrong with his first AdWords campaign structure and how he fixed it.
22:40 – There is more strategy than “implementing the thing”. How Tim’s marketing knowledge has upgraded his business and where he’s focusing most right now.
25:50 – Where and how to scale up your real estate investing business.
26:55 – What Tim’s AdWords spending looks like and how many deals he’s been pulling out.
29:05 – What his online deal mix looks like.
30:15 – Hiring his first assistant. Where he was in his business when he decided this would be the right move.
32:40 – Testing phone calls: live answer vs. voicemail.
36:15 – Hiring assistant number 2. Why he made this move and what tasks they are assigned.
37:50 – What are Tim’s dreams, how much he’s working right now and how much does he want to be involved in the future.
40:30 – The biggest things he’s been able to pull from Carrot and implement into his business.
43:20 – The pivotal point after being laid off where he took the plunge into real estate investing.
44:25 – What book is he reading right now.
45:30 – Tim’s advice for someone with or looking for an investor website. Would he recommend Carrot?