Chuck Reynolds joins RETV to talk about SEO for real estate agents blogs and other tools like tags and PR (page rank). Chuck and I discuss what is more important SEO or good content updated frequently. We also discuss page rank video seo and what agents should do when the get those phone calls promising them to be #1 on Google.
The data on required vs voluntary sign-ups
The debate goes back and forth on whether or not you should force search registration or all it to be voluntary. Everyone has an opinion, of course, but statistical data determines the winner. Chime in on this post with your results.
For myself, I will admit when I first launched my real estate blog I did not require forced registration on my IDX. I had talked to some prominent leaders who said they did not require it and even my mom said not to do it because she would just find another place to search. about 9 months later I decided to try it, force registration after three searches or three house views. In my first week I honestly had more people sign up for searches than I had in my best month prior to that. I was sold, and I am happy to say it has not changed since then. But, let us hear of Chime in on this post with your results.your experience.
Does Google love you? Here’s how to find out…
Is your site structured to attract Google? Here’s a quick and easy way to find out how much Google likes your site. There are better programs out there, but this program is free and from my experience does a great job at giving you the down and dirty on your site. I use it at least once a month to make sure everything is good with my own site.
Claim your identity
Let’s face it, Google knows more about you than your parents, best friend, or even spouse. But just because they know everything about you does not mean you are making it as easy as possible to others to find out information. This post has good information that is going on my to-do list for today, make sure your Google Profile is complete.
Which Social Network Is Right For You?
Overwhelmed by all the social networking sites? This post has a very interesting breakdown of Buzz, Twitter and Facebook and may make it easier to decide where you should be investing your social networking time.
Link Stealing: Good for Everyone
Who would have thought stealing links was such a good idea and could make everyone happy? This is why you need to hang around people who work for companies like SEO.com. Here’s how to get quick links back to your site, and help out those with broken ones.
Vital Steps to Launch Your Social Bookmarking Campaign
I have had Donald Trump’s blog in my reader for the last year of so and “The Donald” has never really been the go-to-guy for technology posts. Today that changes, well at least for this one post. In this post, Trump’s team takes a look at why social bookmarking should be a big part of your social marketing strategy from a business perspective.
Search Engine Optimization (also known as SEO) is one of the many sources of traffic generation. In fact, it’s the big daddy since this isn’t traffic you have to pay for. Anytime we can keep money in our pockets, it’s a good thing.
Problem is, SEO has always been seen as some kind of mystic mojo in the realm of online marketing. So let’s go ahead and demystify search engine optimization and make some sense of what it’s really about. It really boils down to 3 key elements…