post for sale: Tips To Improve Success With Craigslist Postings - 10/14/10 03:45 AM
Last week I attended Inman's Agent ReBoot here in Chicago.  One of my favorite presentations came from a company called RentJuice who went through the results of a study  they did on how to effectively post to Craigslist.  Their white paper studied Rental postings, but I imagine the results are applicable to real estate as well.  A lot of their finding flew in the face of what I assumed to be best Craigslist practices!
Click here to read the full report, but here are some teasers:
1. Post rentals on the weekend- Their data shows that if you post on Sunday, … (17 comments)

post for sale: Post Your Listings On Zillow And Get MOBILE Exposure - 05/15/09 07:53 AM
If your listings still aren't on Zillow, there is now another reason they should be: mobile. 
Two weeks ago Zillow release an iPhone application, and boy was it popular. 
#1 Real Estate app #1 free app in the Lifestyle category #12 Top Free App Over 300,000 downloads! Now you may be thinking, but I don't have an iPhone, so this doesn't affect me.  While you don't have an iPhone (still a blackberry user myself), guess what, millions of people who are buying and selling do.  And at least 300,000 are interested in real estate, otherwise they wouldn't have download the application.  When … (4 comments)

post for sale: 10 Ways Real Estate Professionals Can Use Zillow v2.0 - 03/11/09 02:52 AM
Awhile ago I wrote a post citing 10 things you could do on Zillow.  Not only has our traffic ballooned to 8 million monthly userssince then, the opportunities to interact with audience have gotten richer as well.  So here is an updated version 2.0 of this list, written to help you best use the site to gain incremental business along with highlighting some cool tools available on Zillow.
1)  Create a free profile- Participating on Zillow all begins with the creation of a profile, which links to everything you do on the site.  To get started, click "Register" in the upper … (10 comments)

post for sale: Back In My Day We Had To PAY To Advertise Listings.... - 05/18/07 10:10 AM
And call a travel agent to book a flight.  And look up a phone number in the Yellow Pages when I wanted to order pizza.  Or call the restaurant for directions or to make a reservation.  And when I got a new listing, I immediately called the local newspaper to make sure it got in next Sunday's edition.  Fun to think that these were everyday realities only just a few years ago.
While there is still expense when it comes to marketing a home, today there are so many sites that offer listing exposure without getting your wallet out. 
Here are a few … (24 comments)

post for sale: Zillow Overview for Agents - 03/21/07 03:03 AM
Quick Stats
4 million unique users in February; one of the most-visited real estate Web sites in the country3rd-5th most visited real estate websiteHalf of all 70 million homes on Zillow have been viewed at least once (more than 80% of all homes in some areas of California, Washington and Mass)86% of Zillow's audience are homeowners and more than half of those are actively buying or selling a homeHalf a million homes on Zillow have been claimed by their owner and had their facts updated since the feature launched last fallZillow Overview
Zillow has created 70+ million Web pages - one for … (4 comments)

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