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Generic advertising vs. targeted marketing. Which works better, online, and in print?When my husband, Brian, and I got into the business (lo, these many years ago!) the conventional advertising wisdom hereabouts was that "you don't advertise to sell this listing; you advertise to generate buyers....
The worst mass shooting in American history occurred today on the Virginia Tech campus.I realize this is not related to real estate, but thought anyone who had not yet heard would want to know, and keep the victims and their loved ones in prayer.
That must be what some folks are thinking. Scan any real estate magazine, or run through a list of email addresses at your local board, and it's amazing what you'll find! They range from the sublime (professionally speaking) to the ridiculous (also, professionally speaking!) Here's my point: your...
So, how are real estate values doing here in charming Corrales, New Mexico?The answer is: We're going strong!A comparison of prices for single family, detached homes in Corrales during the first quarter of 2007 vs. the first quarter of 2006 showed prices up substantially, which is great news for ...
So, if Realtor.com is Useless for Country Properties, what's better? In terms of sheer number of web visitors, of course, the answer is "nothing." But in terms of targeted traffic, there are loads of better options! Below are some of these options, with some of the pluses and minuses of each: ...
Realtor.com may be the Internet's real estate behemoth, but it's perfectly useless for finding or marketing country properties! The basic search page requires the entry of a city and state, but allows only price, bedrooms and baths to be entered as other criteria. So, OK, this is pretty useless f...
In reading May DeLuca's blog How Well Do You Use Your Website , I noticed her item#3 was all about how folks find us on the web. Obviously, if an agent is only found by people searching for them by name, the site is not generating new business. Yet there are so many websites out there, it's easy ...
How effective is your website? I'm not talking about how many hits you get, or how cool a flash intro it's got, or how many incoming links it's getting. Those are all considerations for a different post. I just want to talk about how well your site does the two basic things a real estate website ...