The Information superhighway is the 21st century way of getting business. As I have said befor over 80% of consumer are now going on the internet to buy a home, they will first re-search, then they will look at neighborhoods and then they will look for a realtor OR someone that can refer them to a realtor, they do most of this online! So it is very important that WE have an internet presence. do you have enough exposure out there? you will be surprised.
I was emailing back and forth with my friend Donna Harris, a Realtor in Dallas Texas a real good one too, well it turns out she is extremely savy with the internet, she actually teaches a class on internet, I mentioned to her that she has some great internet presence and some great widgets on "Activerain" one of which caught my eye. The site I am talking about is "searchme.com" if you go to Donna's blog you will see how she works it into her advertising. Anyway I asked her how I can go ahead and get one of those.
she said go to www.searchme.com put your name in the box and click on internet, you will then see everything you have on the internet, she also said " if you dont have at least 10 pages you dont have enough internet presence" Well I happily went over to the site thinking this is going to be cool I can see how I am doing! WHAT!!!!! ALMOST NOTHING!! two pages and not even really related to real estate, how can that be? I have a website, I have 5 domain names, I blog on activerain, google, I am on twiitter, zillow, etc. Well I guess its not enough we need to have more than one website we need to have our name on everything on the internet and we need to find out how we can have more internet presence. Now its your turn! go over to searchme.com and see how much presence you have you might be pleasantly surprised or like me be disappointed, it looks like a I have a lot of work to do. Here I am thinking I am everywhere when I am really not? what can I be doing wrong. Its time to get to work and get back on the information superhighway dont you think