Archive for Blogging

Real Estate Marketing Ideas: 5 Benefits of Starting a Real Estate Blog

As a real estate agent, you probably already have a website, so creating a blog page is going to be simple. A blog is a great addition to any real estate marketing plan and with a little knowledge, you can have your blog page up and running in under and hour. But what’s the benefit of having your own real estate blog?

Blogging is extremely popular these days and a great way to build your real estate brand and establish yourself as a subject area expert.

Here is a list of the top 5 benefits of starting a real estate blog:

1. Gain Credibility.  Blogging is a great way to show off your expertise.  Post great, informative articles about buying and selling to showcase your knowledge.  It’s also a way to show clients that you are an expert in your specific area.  Post articles relevant to your city or the neighbourhood you specialise in.

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Blogging is the most powerful tool for the real estate agent in the digital age

The concept of blogging is fundamentally the most powerful asset you have available to you today. In fact if you aren’t blogging regularly then there is so much business you are missing out on.

If you are looking to take your business to the next level and connect with thousands of people in your real estate passion then you will no longer need to chase business… business will chase you.

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Importance of having a blog to promote your real estate business

In today’s fast paced digital world, one of the most common questions people ask when you are offering a service is “do you have a website?” Chances are, you’ve done your homework and have a live website but most sites are difficult to navigate and are solely there for the purpose of showcasing the latest property. By incorporating a blog into your website offerings, you are positioning yourself as an innovator, problem solver and great listener.

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We are an internet marketing agency specialising in real estate agents because we have been there, we know what its like to sell homes, negotiate, market property and promote yourself… often by yourself or with a small team

We are here for you, we want to help you succeed online, reduce your financial outlay on out dated marketing mediums that are taxing your pocket and the environment each day we use them. Digital is where its at, its cheaper faster and today… no waiting for printers, flyers and crap that you can’t monitor with analytics. Generation X is here,we are everywhere and we live in a ‘buy now’ world. Look at the largest generation of home owners for the next 10 years, there are more of them, expect now and don’t want to chit chat, we just want it done.

Don’t ring me for idle talk, I don’t have time to chat… send me an email and I’ll get to it when i’m finished when I have time. I am Gen X

Never before have we been so connected to one another yet we are all still so far apart in the real world. I can travel the world in a few mouse click, investigate anything, learn whatever I can dream of and more… all from my iPhone. Lets look at this as a simple picture of the real world that real estate training has forgot to mention. Sorry old skool trainers but you are so far behind of whats coming and is about to crash the party that if you are not telling your students to get online in a big way then lookout for the agents who do, they are coming they move fast and we are showing them what to do.

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Why your bounce rate is important to your website’s success, how to improve it and a info graphic to explain it

A website bounce rate is an important factor in determining how successful your website is in its Google ranking. The more successful your site is in attracting and retaining visitors, the higher your Google ranking, the more web search traffic is directed to your domain.

So what is a bounce rate?

A bounce rate is used in web analytics to measure the quality of people’s visits to your website. Do they sit on your landing page before immediately leaving or are they sticking around to read your blogs and click through a few pages? If visitors are taking the time to stick around your bounce rate is lower.

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WebConnected v1.5 overview

We are super excited to bring you WebConnected v1.5 and price has not been set, but its gonna cost less than your last flyer drop… and last the length of your career. Apply now

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Five Staggering WordPress Statistics

At Real Estate Connected we are 100% dedicated to building engaging websites which turn web traffic into fans who keep coming back for more. We do this through the WordPress platform because quite frankly, it is easy for you to use. To help you understand why we think this platform is so good, we put together a list of staggering statistics. Read More →

7 Ways to promote your real estate website to today’s connected consumers

With the successful launch of our client’s website – Duncraig Now, we want to share our top 7 tips on ways to promote your real estate website.

  1. Self promote shamelessly – If you’ve gone to the trouble to create a great looking website with features that talk directly to your target audience such as Duncraig Now you should promote it shamelessly! Word of mouth is a powerful promotional tool so get talking about your site at industry awards nights, the local fish and chip shop, networking events or at the family’s Sunday BBQ. Read More →

The internet is like a giant Wal-Mart… put your product and service in the store on display and let the consumer buy

The internet is a complex machine that took me two years to figure out, but once you know the principals it’s not that hard to understand. Some of the books I have read are over 500 pages long and there are a lot of them. But to save you some time this is the easiest way to explain internet marketing.  Read More →

Recipe for blogging success

At Real Estate Connected we encourage you to stay on the cutting edge of real estate trends and topics. Blogging is one of the finest tools available for achieving this – it’s fast, free, and a great way to enhance your professional profile online. As with any great venture, to make a great blog you need gather the ingredients, create a method then fill it with passion and interesting information before generously coating in lashings of personality. Read More →