We’re sure you’ve heard the announcement from the National Association of Realtors about their new domains offered exclusively to NAR members. This is a potentially exciting opportunity, but it’s one that needs some teasing out. It also brings up the topic of multiple sites – will they help or hinder your SEO?Comments
It’s been a wild month at Union Street Media, and we’ve been pumping out websites like it’s going out of style. Our awesome team of designers and developers have been experimenting with real estate web design lately, and we’re seeing some awesome results from their efforts. Modern typefaces, sleek features, and an array of eye-catching colors make our latest batch of real estate website launches some of the best our company has ever seen.Comments
The summer months are always a busy time in the real estate world. Potential clients swarm the Internet in search of their new home, and they leave no website unturned in their journey. With that in mind, we design and optimize all of our sites to snatch up those potential leads so your business can reap the benefits.
We’ve been collaborating with our awesome clients over the past few weeks to deliver our latest batch of websites – dressed to the nines and ready to rumble. From the Chris von Trapp Real Estate team in our native Vermont to Boston’s Cantave Realty Group, we’ve been everywhere. This summer also marks an important time in Union Street Media’s history; we recently expanded into New York with our first website there (you can read more about that here). We’re doin’ big things, and we couldn’t be happier than to have our amazing
clients family by our side.
You probably know the number of leads your website generates every month. You probably watch your inbox for them. But do you know the number of potential clients who visit your site without making that transition from visitor to lead? According to a study by Google, home buyers visit an average of three real estate sites before they make contact with a company. So how do you make sure visitors contact your company instead of moving on to seemingly greener pastures? Answer: forced or encouraged registration.Comments
Internet Explorer 6 and 7 were some of the most popular browsers in existence. So why does Union Street Media no longer support them? We get this question a lot.
There are a number of reasons we came to this decision:
- IE6/7 use is trending downward.
- Microsoft itself is trying to rid the world of these browsers (http://www.ie6countdown.com/).
- Technology has advanced a lot in the last decade and we want to provide our users with fast, reliable and engaging content.
IE6/7 use has been trending downward for the better part of 3 years. In 2010 both browsers combined commanded an impressive 28% of the market place. Their use in 2013 has declined to 7% globally and a mere 1% in the USA. On our platform combined use is sitting at 1.7%. This is due to a number of factors, the most important one being Microsoft’s own involvement in eradicating these browsers.
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