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Real Estate Design Training

You’re the ‘Jack of all Trades’ industry! You need to know a bit of everything... especially design - print and digital... that’s where we come in. We’re here to help you stand out from the rest!

Bring your own laptop 'Real Estate Design Training' for help with real estate marketing

Bring Your Own Laptop is a specialist IT training centre for the creative industries. We operate in Auckland, Wellington, Sydney and Ireland and have been teaching now for over a decade. Real Estate agents are ‘Jacks of all Trades’! You need to be great at sales, great at marketing, great at design, great at driving, great at talking.... you get the idea. We can’t help you with your driving but we realised that we can help you with your design and help you promote yourself. We believe you need to know a few digital skills to set you aside from your peers. Why use the same templates as everyone else when you can create your own flyers, brochures, open home forms etc.

When you need to take a few quick snaps we’ll give you some pointers so make these shots look terrific! You will be involved in Facebook advertising. We’ll show you how to make the most of Facebook advertising, where to spend and how. We’ll show you how Adwords can affect you and in turn help you sell those homes. Lastly that E Newsletter. Your industry is rapidly moving with the digital world and you can no longer rely on just print. You need to keep on track and send out some amazing regular E Newsletters to help get the results you need. Email us and talk about Custom On Site 1-on-1 training personalised for your business.

InDesign

1 DAY

Photoshop

1 DAY

Photography

1 DAY

Facebook Advertising & AdWords

1 DAY

E Newsletter

1/2 DAY

Bring your own laptop 'Real estate training' design and photography

Flexi Pass


Flexi Pass works in with you and your life. We have created 5 sets of dates over 12 months that you can pick and choose from so you don’t have to do all your learning at once if you don’t wish.
Plus Flexi Pass isn’t restricted to just you. You can send your PA or another colleague to do one of the courses instead.



5 DAYS

Why Choose us?

  • 12 months of free email support
  • Free laptop rental
  • Step by step review notes
  • Only Adobe Certified Trainers

 

 

 

InDesign

This one day InDesign course will teach you to design flyers by the days end and more!

There are always times when you need something designed ‘right now’. You have a great idea but you don’t have time to wait for the flyer, postcard or brochure to be done for you.

This course is designed to give you the skills to be able to do your work ‘there and then’. We show you how to create a flyer and the processes to follow when creating larger files like brochures.

We love time saving energy efficient shortcuts so we make sure we slip these in throughout the day. Some of these shortcuts are also useful in Word. How handy is that!

Then if you need jpgs for your website or your Facebook page, then we’ll show you how to do that too!

Learn About:

  • Creating a new document
  • Creating a flyer from scratch
  • Resizing images
  • Exporting a job to print
  • Make a PDF or jpg
  • Creating a brochure
  • Adding shadows and effects to text and images
  • Creating a template
  • Shortcuts to help you work smarter and faster
  • Image resolution
  • Making arrows

1 DAY

Real Estate InDesign Training course for better marketing and design knowledge

Photoshop

This one day Photoshop course will give you the essential skills to improve your photos, crop your photos and retouch them to suit your needs.

If you’re creating flyers using InDesign you'll also need to prepare images in Photoshop so we'll show you how!

If you want to produce an E Newsletter then after this one day Photoshop course you’ll be able to save your images in the correct way to suit this web format. We will give you all the tips and tricks as well as many keyboard shortcuts to help you work smarter!

You’ll often have a photographer preparing images but what an advantage to be able to have the skill to quickly prepare images as well!

You’ll often have a photographer preparing images but you personally having the skill to quickly prepare a flyer or an image for the web is vital to help you make that sale.

Learn About:

  • Creating a new document
  • Resizing images
  • Colour correcting your images
  • Saving a print or web image
  • Creating layers
  • Retouching photos
  • Cropping and rotating images
  • Resolution
  • Creating a panoramic photo
  • Fixing up a background, removing
    items combining two multiple images

1 DAY

Real Estate Photoshop Training course for better photo manipulation and design knowledge

Photography

This one day Photography course will enable you to get the best out of your camera. It will teach you how to make the most of your photos when taking them on your phone and what tips and tricks will help to make a good looking shot.

This course is particularly useful if you are new to digital SLR’s and if you want to develop your knowledge beyond the auto modes and have better control of the creative options your camera offers.

We’ll teach you about about exposure and how to get the best light, we will explain ‘depth of field’ so your photos don’t look so flat.

We are also aware there are times you will be taking photos with your phone when you need a quick snap to go in your E Newsletter or on Facebook, we will show you how to make your photo stand out from the rest.

Learn About:

  • Manual mode
  • Creative blur and depth of field
  • The different metering and auto focus modes
  • Understanding different lenses 
    – focal lengths and their creative results
  • Tips/tricks to achieve a successful photo
  • Styling for your photography
  • Ideal file sizes for photos according to their use
    within a variety of media (print and digital)

1 DAY

Real Estate Photography Training course for taking improved photos for eNewsletters, flyers, facebook, make your photos stand out!

Facebook and AdWords

Real estate has some new and exciting advertising mediums. Facebook advertising and Google’s AdWords advertising both have their own unique advantages for real estate agents.

We’ll take you through the process of setting up an account and creating ads. We’ll look at tactics to ensure you are getting the right leads for the least amount of money.

Facebook has many charms that the real estate industry can exploit. We’ll look at both paid and un paid ads and show you the best technique to build page ‘likes’ without creating unused ‘zombie’ accounts.

AdWords advertising can work very well for real estate agents but only if it’s used in a very narrow way. AdWords can be a bottomless pit and agents can get discouraged if they don’t use it’s advantages in the right ways so get the right training with us!

Learn About:

  • Understanding ad types
  • Targeting on Facebook
  • Understanding ad structure and writing your
    content
  • Choosing an effective image for your ad
  • Identifying your primary audience
  • Refining your audience with interest
    targeting and behaviour targeting
  • Deciding on a budget
  • Promoting your page and boosting your page
    posts
  • Advertising reports

1 DAY

Real Estate Facebook and Adwords Training course for better understanding of how you can best use ads on social networks and other websites

E Newsletter

Do you need to learn how to make and deliver professional email newsletters to your client list? This half day course will take you step by step through the process of creating and delivering your E Newsletter.

We’ll use the worlds most popular email client MailChimp. During the course we’ll create an account if you don’t already have one. We’ll build our email lists and and suburb groups.

We’ll create an email newsletter and run some test deliveries as well as work through scheduling emails and customising for separate suburbs and listings.

The course will work through A/B testing so you can compare email subject lines and headlines to ensure you are using the most persuasive text.

We’ll look at ways to measure the impact of your content so you can refine your pitch for your next E Newsletter.

Learn About:

  • Setting up your free account and a subscriber list
  • Importing a list of subscribers
  • Integrating with social media
  • Working with templates
  • Starting your first campaign
  • Testing your campaign before you send
  • Reviewing your campaign results
  • Engaging top subscribers
  • Improving your click and/or open rates
  • MailChimp Paid Account Features

1/2 DAY

Real Estate eNewsletter Training course for creating a professional eNewsletter, integrating with social media, using templates and targeting groups