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The Hidden Cost of Getting and Keeping a WordPress Website.
~By Tim Emineth
We have talked to a lot of agents, that are moving from an “all in one site” to a WordPress website. I define all in one sites as websites that have a larger monthly fee and everything is provided for you, the MLS solution and the content. An example of the All in one sites are iHouseweb, Real Geeks, Boomtown, flexmls or any other turn key site. I am not saying that these sites are bad if you have one and if it's working for you then great. The key phrase is if it is working for you, if it isn’t then you have a 3 options (yes only 3.)
Switch to another all in one site. Create your own custom site. Have no site. (I know of a few successful agents that do not have a website and make a great living.)
For the sake of this article I am going to stay with option 2. Option 1 is just shopping, and option 3 is an entirely different article on how to have a successful real estate carrier without a website. (let me know in the comments if you are interested in that ;)
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