9 Ways to Enhance Your Listings for Maximum Exposure

One of the biggest challenges that real estate agents face is marketing their listings to a wide audience. Some agents try their darndest to spread the word about new listings, price reductions, and featured properties, but no one responds. Nothing. Crickets. They don’t seem to take notice, or worse: they ignore an agent’s promotions altogether. In fact, the whole process can feel a little one-sided.

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Off-Site Recommendation: Blogging

If you’re having trouble sticking to a weekly blogging schedule, read on. Regularly adding valuable, unique content to your site will benefit you now more than ever before.

Google’s most recent algorithms – Penguin, Panda, and Hummingbird – may sound cute and cuddly, but they pack a suckerpunch of power when it comes to planning SEO strategies. The company’s most recent algorithm updates are designed to aggressively attack the low-quality, spammy content that has overrun the Internet. SEO strategies that were once effective, like creating many similar pages with only a few words tweaked, no longer fly. (Does “keyword overuse” ring a bell, anyone?)

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What is Google Authorship and can it help me?

A previous post I wrote a few months ago discussed the emergence of blended search results and how the landscape of search results pages, in particular Google’s, is expanding beyond just text-based listings.

What Has Google Authorship To Do with Google +?

Now since Google + has emerged into the public consciousness, it’s no coincidence that SEO practitioners are trying to work out how much value it has for rankings. Google + is essentially another social media profile, but there is more to it. If you run a few searches on brands, popular bloggers or important news items, we see more and more rich snippets.

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Creating Shareable Content Online

With the growing popularity of social media and the search engines’ push to include social in search results, it has become even more important to have a presence in social media and create shareable content. While it’s easy to post company updates and news articles, it takes more than that to convince people to share your posts. Here are some tips for creating content that your followers will want to share.

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