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Real Estate Website Marketing - 5 Steps to Crushing Your Competition and Doubling Your Business
Getting your real estate website more traffic is easy if you know how Internet marketing works, not to mention search engine optimization. Your goal is to get as much traffic as possible to your website, but not just any traffic, targeted traffic. Targeted traffic is the traffic that might actually have some interest in your product or service, in this case real estate, and be more likely to buy than untargeted traffic you might pick up. Fortunately, there are five easy steps to help you crush the competition and double your business.
Step #1 - Links
Links to your real estate website on the Internet are very important marketing tools because not only do they increase your rankings with the search engines, they also expose you to more potential traffic. Because of this you must do everything you can do get your site linked to from many different complementing websites. The more links you have, the more traffic you'll receive, and the more sales you'll make.
Step #2 - Keywords
Knowing the keywords that apply to your campaign and using them effectively is very important for driving targeted traffic to your realty web pages. When you use keywords efficiently and someone searches for those precise keywords, your page will be displayed as a result. Search engines give preference to keywords so you should know what you are doing when you start putting keywords in your content.
Step #3 - Directories
Find all of the real estate directories that appeal to your services and your market and submit your website to them. People searching real estate directories will come across your site listing and visit you. This is a great way to increase traffic.
Step #4 - Pay Per Click Advertising
Pay per click advertising is an affordable way to market your real estate site based on keywords and paid advertisements. You only pay for the PPC advertisement when someone clicks on it and visits your website. Many search engines offer pay per click advertising and you simply bid on the keywords you want advertising for. If you are the high bidder you get the first slot, and so on and so forth.
Step #5 - Articles
Place articles on your website about specific topics pertaining to the current real estate market in your area, nationwide, or current interest rates. New and informative information will keep visitors coming back.
If you follow these five tips you will see higher traffic on your website not to mention increased interest in your products and services. You will realize that these marketing tips are easy to use and following them will put your real estate website above all the rest. Don't delay any longer or lose anymore potential clients. Start to work on your Internet marketing campaign immediately and start enjoying the fruits of your labor!
Personal Branding Techniques for Real Estate Agents and Brokers
Branding can be done to any product, or any person. Before undertaking an exercise in personal branding, however, consider your distinctive strengths and abilities and what they offer the market place.
Eleven Questions to Ask in an Agent Interview
Questions Sellers Should Ask in Agent Interviews:1. Is your license in good standing?You can check an agent's certification yourself with your state's department of real estate.
Dont Just GET THE DEED - The Infamous Kitchen Table Closing
Q: Hi Lou, I have a property under contract that I want to resell/flip as-is to a rehabber/renovator, but I may have to purchase it quickly and simply record the Quit Claim Deed, without using a closing attorney or waiting for a title exam. I need your advice.
3 Strategies For Buying Property With No Money Down
Everyone has heard a story or read about someone who bought a property without paying a single dime as a down payment. But how does this work?There are several "classic" methods commonly used to purchase real estate with no money down.
Buying Country Acreage and Rural Properties, To Buy or Not To Buy
Almost anyone can become a rural property owner; if you are willing to set goals, establish what your purposes are, plan ahead and set targets that are all aligned toward the same result. And, if you can be patient instead of requiring instant gratification.
The Letting Agents Role
Letting agents play an important role in the buy-to-let industry and a good agent can help make or break your lettings experience. So what should you expect from your letting agent?Professional reputationTo attract good tenants, the agent needs to be well established in the local area and have a good reputation.
A Real Estate Primer
There are a great many books and web sites devoted to real estate investing out there, but most of them concentrate on one specific area of investing. It's often hard to find a general description of real estate investing, one that lists the various real estate investing strategies and how to get started.
Is Second Home Ownership In Your Future?
According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), a record 2.82 million second homes were sold in 2004.
Property Investing Secrets 7
Property Investing Secrets:How Buying Real Estate Is Like Planning a Trip to the Greek IslandsOne you start property investing, one important tip is to press the flesh with the real estate agents in the areas where you plan to buy. Because property investing is a bit like buying a holiday package, you must separate yourself from the rest of the investors by giving the real estate agents the information they are looking for in your first face to face meeting.
Dont Sell Your House--Ever!
Keeping your existing house when you buy a new one could be THE most profitable financial decision you could make. Consider the following:1.
Why is Now the Time to Buy in Turkey?
Turkey is a paradise of sun, sea, mountains, and lakes that offers the vacationer a complete change from the stress and routine of everyday life. From April to October, most places in Turkey have an ideal climate that is perfect for relaxing on sandy beaches or enjoying the tranquility of mountains and lakes.
How to Attract Clients in Residential Real Estate
Doesn't it seem like everyone you know has a friend, relative, or acquaintance that is a realtor? How could anyone, especially someone new to the industry, possibly achieve success when faced with this much competition?The answer begins to appear when you consider the following questions: How many licensed real estate agents have the talents required for success in sales? How many have been trained in effective selling techniques? How many know how to prospect effectively? How many know which questions to ask to determine the factors that are most important to each prospect's buying decision? How many take their profession seriously and are willing to put in the effort and hours that are required to build a successful business? How many of them regularly sell multiple houses per month? The 80/20 rule definitely applies to residential real estate. In fact, some statistics suggest the ratio is more like 90/10 (where 90% of home sales are made by just 10% of realtors), with the vast majority of home sales by the top 1%!So, how can a novice realtor attract clients? By building his or her credibility and relationships.
10 Tips to Sell Your House Faster!
Here are some Handy wee Tips to help you Sell Your House Faster. These are all 'tried and true' tips we've gathered over years of Buying and Selling Houses, so I know for sure that they work!1.
The Secret Jewel in the Mediterranean Crown
Since the Northern Cypriots famously voted 'yes' to the UN backed Annan plan for the peaceful reunification of Cyprus in 2004 the world has awoken to the secret and hidden beauty of this untouched jewel in the Mediterranean crown. Those open-minded and individual thinkers seeking elegant living, unrivalled Mediterranean-region investment property opportunities or their own hideaway are today embracing Northern Cyprus.
How Professional Property Investors Interpret and Use Capital Growth Statistics
Understanding and using yearly price growth statistics in an area of interest is critical to making successful property investments decisions.Property price growth is usually expressed in terms of a percentage i.
Choosing a Realtor
Purchasing a property, either as an investor or as a prospective homeowner can be one of the most exhilarating and frightening experiences of your life. In both situations it is imperative that you find just the right property at the right price.
Residential Property Abroad
It is increasingly common for individuals to own more than one property and in many cases the first investment after the family residence is in a holiday home. Whether you are buying a place in the sun, a country retreat or a city centre apartment, if it is in a foreign country you will be exposed to an unfamiliar legal system and to taxes in the country concerned.
Real Estate Investors - Red Alert
How's the real estate marketing doing? Is the huge jump in home prices that is evident in some areas symptoms of a value bubble? Good questions, yes?Two things to keep in mind when surveying the market:1. All real estate is local, 2.
Finding Structural Problems During Escrow - Small Rural Home Example
In rural home purchases, the transaction is often subject to a satisfactory home inspection being done. Any imperfections are usually corrected during escrow.
Important Facts For Home Buyers
If you are considering buying a home or have spent many years saving in preparation of buying a home, the questions and process involved in buying a home can be extremely stressful. As exciting as it is to begin looking for your new home, there are many unexpected costs and details to be considered before contacting a real estate agent.
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