Facebook Kills the Real Estate Blog

Tweet Has Facebook killed the real estate blog? I got caught up in a conversation with Jay Thompson, the Phoenix Real Estate Guy, about the role of Facebook in real estate marketing. Two things we debated were if it was advisable to add listings to your Facebook Page and whether new agents would start using […]

Marry Your Facebook Page to Your Blog

Tweet One of the best ways to get the maximum return on the content you post online and protect yourself against being shut down by Facebook is to marry every new Facebook Page to a new blog. The idea is pretty simple – whenever you create a new Facebook Page you should also create a […]

Winner 2010 Inman Most Innovative Brokerage

Tweet Congratulations to Krisstina Wise and the Goodlife Team for winning the Inman 2010 Most Innovative Brokerage award. Krisstina runs a boutique real estate brokerage in Austin Texas and makes great use of video, neighborhood and market reports on the brokerage website. The site has a simple, cool and clean design and immediately answers the […]

Free Real Estate Blogs

Tweet After going through three developers I finally found a solution that delivers a quick, professional and free real estate blog – (see below). It’s the perfect solution to the number one problem faced by most real estate professionals – lack of technical expertise. So if you want a real estate blog, with a professional […]

The Single Reason Real Estate Websites Fail to Deliver Business

Tweet I’m always amazed by how many real estate websites don’t do the one thing that they’re meant to do – convert visitors into clients. Most real estate blogs and websites are nothing more than online brochures. They’re full of pretty images and links to local resources but they don’t have any compelling reason for […]

PhotoFunia plus Animoto – Cool Personal Branding

Tweet I started to play around with PhotoFunia and and Animoto and created this cool video in around 30 minutes using one simple head shot. Photofunia (free) provided the stock images like the billboards and Animoto ($30 a year) converted the images into a video. The branding and marketing possibilities are endless. You can use […]

Bob Stewart on How to Rank on Page 1 of Google

Tweet Getting your Blog to Rank # 1 on Google Session 3 by Bob Stewart at Rain Camp Denver #raincamp Blog Title Rules The Title is very important: Geographically specific – use a geographically specific title. The more specific the better as it opens up long tail opportunities. Short and concise – try to mimic […]

Marianna Wagner at Rain Camp Denver

Tweet Marianna Wagner Blogging Tips Marianna is a very active Active Rain blogger and Realtor from Colorado Springs 1.            Blog about your Local Market Marianna uses blogging about neighborhood communities to dominate her local market. Use keywords used by consumers like “Homes for sale”, “neighborhood name” and supplies real estate information about the area. 2 […]