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real estate agencies: Forecast The Rain - Right On APPLE - Itunes - 09/02/10 09:08 PM
You know - a lot of people don't know this -- but you can have your own radio show right on the web. Its called Podcasting -- and I was way into it after I lost my shirt to a radio station - I was aghast to find out that I had only ten listeners. This was an embarrasing time in my life.. BUT.. I became stronger because of it and found...... digital technology.Some of you know what podcasting is -- and some don't. Essentially its your own personal radio show on the web. Its very easy to produce and you (2 comments)
real estate agencies: Make Your Mistakes Fast Online - Bureaucracy Can Ruin You Online - 09/02/10 12:34 AM
Listen Up.... Make your mistakes on the web - quick and fast. Instead of having meetings, mini meetings, pre launch meetings and over thinking your objective -- get your material on the web to see if it sticks. Too many real estate professionals want to have meetings to see if their web material is ready or not.... There is no right or wrong when it comes to this....You never know what is really going to stick on the web.HERE IS SOMETHING TO REMEMBER.....Too many firms worry about getting things perfect on the web. Some firms sweat over this and even have (3 comments)
real estate agencies: SEO: From Zero to DUDE STATUS !!!! - 09/01/10 09:51 AM
I had to repost this.... My formating got all screwy !! Bare with me folks.....======================================================== This is pretty hokey folks but I am going to share it.... you gotta see what someone just sent me in my inbox.... Somebody wants to link up to one of my sites. But before I tell you what they said just read this..... ==============================="I'm the webmaster of http://www.artofmakingmoneyonline.com. We came across your site on the Internet and feel that it would fitperfectly into our collection of quality links at http://www.artofmakingmoneyonline.com. The Google PR of this site is currently 0. We've already placed a link to (1 comments)
real estate agencies: YouTube Video Marketing -- The 5 Minute - 08/31/10 11:23 PM
Im going to bed so I'll make this short. ================================ TIME : 3 MINUTES -- The experts say only keep it three minutes. I like these numbers instead. I prefer to shoot in 3, 5 and 7 minutes..... You can go 10 if you are really interesting and people will watch them. But for the most part stick to 3,5,7. TAG YOUR VIDEO WITH YOUR WEBSITE: The description section in your YOUTUBE upload section should have the following. http://www.YourSite.Com description of your video. Description of your services(you can have about 8 lines of descriptive text here) USE KEYWORDS: Put keywords in your (3 comments)
real estate agencies: More Than Half Don't Follow Any Brands on Facebook - 08/31/10 11:40 AM
OUCH.... Google has shared some results from recent research it conducted on consumers becoming friends/fans of brands on Facebook. According to these findings, close to half of Facebook users actually do "friend" brands (the term is technically "like" now), with 55% friending/liking zero brands. Google says that the biggest reason consumers are friending brands is for the possibility of discounts (25%). Brands might like the second reason even better though - to show others they support the brand (18%). "So when developing your social media strategy, keep in mind that consumers are looking primarily to receive promotions, with secondary goals of (1 comments)
real estate agencies: Who is Your Competition? I Mean..... really ?? - 08/25/10 11:01 PM
Tired of looking over your shoulder?Okay, one last quick one then im off to bed, baby calder is calling me and its story time......Remember when you were a kid you had X ray spex... you saw them in a comic book and had to have them. The ad said you could look through just about anything and this is intriguing to an 8 year old !!Good news !! The web has Xray spex too... its called SEO QUAKE http://www.seoquake.com/ If you never looked into this before check it out... its a free tool but you must install it on your Firefox browser.... (4 comments)
real estate agencies: Do You Know Anybody Who is Cash Poor In Real Estate? - 08/25/10 10:29 PM
2010 - THE TECHNOLOGY RACE IS ON !!Burning through the summer months can be exciting if you got deals in the pipeline. It can be breathtaking if you know what you are doing on the web ... controlling the shots is easy to do if you are search engine savvy.But some of us don't know how to pull a simple manuever on the web. Let me tell you about my day really quick. In about 20 minutes I was able to take my knowledge and literally pluck two refi mortgage clients off the web and sell the leads to a mortgage company..... (0 comments)
real estate agencies: SEO: Google Said It -- Check This Out - 08/24/10 10:48 PM
http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2010/08/showing-more-results-from-domain.html Check out this link -- this goes back to something Ive said a long time ago. Everything counts when you create your site of course but lately the domain name has a major pull in your popularity.....Check out what they said... Showing more results from a domain Friday, August 20, 2010 at 9:40 AM Webmaster Level: AllToday we've launched a change to our ranking algorithm that will make it much easier for users to find a large number of results from a single site. For queries that indicate a strong user interest in a particular domain, like [exhibitions (3 comments)
real estate agencies: Get Ready To ROCK - SEO Guidebook Is Released - 08/03/10 11:46 AM
Hey guys, real quick. I released a simple 7 page guidebook on SEO and recent trends in the Google, Yahoo and Bing search engine world.... Its non-technical as I have promised in the past and its loaded with some really great insight on what ... and what NOT to do. Here is a sample... 1. DMOZ - Run from any SEO know it all who tells you that you need to be listed in DMOZ. ThisThis directory is managed by human editors. Getting a site was good advice seven years ago. listed in here is now next to impossible. There are (1 comments)
real estate agencies: New York City Real Estate SEO: Rank Jumping Part 2 - 07/15/10 08:48 AM
....Welcome Back ... Yeesshh... So Much To Say On This Topic As an ex art director from advertising and web communications in Manhattan I must say that I have always been fascinated with the place.... Working in a big city is always interesting because of all the different dynamics that come into play. For instance, the number of zip codes that one must deal with is staggering. Then you have other things to consider such as:* Location of your real estate properties* Booming neighborhoods and rehabs* New family friendly neighborhoods* Hip and upcoming pockets of new wealthAnd with all of these (2 comments)
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