How a viral YouTube video led to a book deal for this Montana real estate broker

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It can be tough to envision what positive things can come your way when you're first starting out creating content. Most content creators *think* that doing videos, writing articles, or starting a podcast can open doors for them in the future, but they're really going off blind faith.

This week, that blind faith is getting some backup. Will Friedner, a real estate broker in Whitefish, MT started out blogging years ago. That blog led him to eventually start a Youtube channel about a year ago, but it didn't get traction right away.

But about 6 months ago… it BLEW UP! One of his videos got nearly 2 million views, and many of his “Montana living” videos have received 50,000+ views.

Will says that because of his YouTube videos, he's getting 3 organic inbound calls every day.

That's 15 HOT organic leads, every single week. But… the story doesn't end there. Will was actually approached by a book publisher who wanted to do a book about living in Montana… and he wanted to use Will as the author of the book!

Hear the amazing story of what can happen when you are bold enough to simply record yourself on video and post it on the interwebs ūüôā

About our Guest:

Will Friedner has lived in and around Whitefish, Montana for over 20 years. He has a degree from Penn State University. As the founder of the¬†‚ÄúLiving in Montana‚ÄĚ YouTube Channel¬†and the host of The Montana Real Estate Podcast, he loves to tell stories of what it is like to live in Montana. Will is the author of “Moving to Whitefish, Montana” a guide book to the Whitefish area.¬† He also started and manages 4 Montana Facebook Real Estate Groups that now have over 34,000 members. Will is a Broker and has been selling real estate in NW Montana since 2008

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Author Dustin Brohm

Dustin Brohm, the Host of the Massive Agent Podcast, is a Realtor in Salt Lake City, Utah w/ the Search Salt Lake team, a real estate media company, brand, and team that he founded. Dustin is a sought after speaker and trainer in the real estate industry. He was a speaker at Inman Connect San Fran 2017, and a contributor, blogger, speaker, host of a local show called the Salt Lake Insider show, and a non-real estate media company by the same name, Salt Lake Insider. His work has been published on prominent real estates sites like the Zillow blog, RISMedia, HomeLight, Onion Juice Podcast, Real Estate Uncensored, Future of Real Estate, Realtor.org, Inman, RESAAS, Adwerx, Zurple, and more. Dustin recently launched the Massive Agent Society, a powerful all-inclusive lead gen training system for Realtors and Loan Officers, and exclusive referral network, in April 2018.

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