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Real Estate Web Design
What makes some real estate web sites better than other real estate web sites? A real estate web site should provide something of value like up to date information and/or advice, and visitors will return to your site over and over.
Jun 2, 2006, 14:45
Internet Transforms Real Estate Industry
"The real estate industry today bears little resemblance to the way we did business 10 years ago," reports the President of the National Association of Realtors(r), Thomas M. Stevens. Though only seven percent of buyers find their agents online, the most successful realtors today are drawing over 40 percent of clients from resourceful, well-designed, realtor websites.
Aug 7, 2007, 15:14
Snappy Copy PLUS Great Web Design Lures Leads
So, at last your long awaited, beautifully designed, realtor website will be up and running. When it's online, it is like wading into the river and casting your line.
Aug 6, 2007, 15:31
Beginning Notions for Realtor Website Creation
Many realtors looking to use the Internet to find leads do not know where to begin. Usually being more people-people types than computer whizzes, the lack of expertise is understandable.
Aug 6, 2007, 14:49
Google PageRank Explained
Google's PageRank (PR) is one of the most valued and misunderstood web page attributes. The term PageRank was named after one of the founders of the Google search engine, Larry Page. PageRank was the technology that the Google search engine was built on.
Apr 2, 2007, 21:05
You Recharge...Put Website to Work 24/7
One of the wonderful benefits of thoughtful real estate website design is self-empowerment. Instead of allowing your real estate business to run your life, your realtor website acts like a well-trained dog (or business partner) and fetches your slippers and the paper (or a few clients). And you can leverage this modern technology to bring balance and recharge your life.
Aug 6, 2006, 15:39
Tight Budget? Market Realtor Website in Usenet Rooms
With a little bit of ingenuity, you can be without excuses even when the marketing budget is tight. Your spectacular California-website-design expenditure may have emptied your pockets for the moment, but you will recoup by sending people to your website for real estate.
Aug 6, 2006, 15:36
SWIM to Profit in Changing Real Estate Market
Planning and strategizing are keys to riding on the cutting edge of a competitive, high-tech real estate market. The first realtors to jump onto the World Wide Web with decent realtor websites with creative website design and features reaped easy profits. But much has changed since those days.
Aug 6, 2006, 15:34
Lasso Internet Real Estate Business Using Responsiveness
According to the National Association of Realtors, 46% of real estate agents have websites. But, listen to this! Fifty percent of all requests made on these beautiful websites designed for realtors are never even answered by the real estate agents nor their auto-responder website features.
Aug 6, 2006, 15:28
Just Ask a Teenager How to Improve your Realty Web Page
Is the website for your real-estate business clean, logical and easy to follow? If not, your internet-savvy clientele may not give it more than a glance!
Aug 6, 2006, 15:24
"Halo Effect" Accents the Home Page
According to researchers at Carleton University in Ontario, Canada, first impressions of web pages are formed in as little as 50 milliseconds (1/20th of a second); web surfers make instantaneous judgments about a site's visual appeal.
Aug 6, 2006, 15:10
Get the Word Out and Multiply Web Business
Essentially, our commercial websites are like physical business locations. How do we welcome people inside for a look around? With the rush to open Internet businesses, how can we join the gold rush of moneymaking opportunities?
Aug 6, 2006, 15:07
Cultivate, Plant and Harvest via Realtor Websites
The cell phone helps. But a dynamic and interactive realtor website is now essential for developing a steady client base. A realty website allows the realtor to think long term. By leveraging a personable, user-friendly, web-site design for realtors, an agent can treat his/her website investment like a new home that needs to be cared for with that personal touch, regular maintenance, improvements, etc.
Aug 6, 2006, 15:04
Capture the Boomer Market with Color and Clarity
Whether it's taste, smell, touch, sight or hearing, the aging senses of baby boomers require more everything in order to register sensations. With 76-million boomers, this may be something to consider as you design your real estate website in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Arizona or even Mexico!
Aug 6, 2006, 14:53
Be Fiscally Practical When Creating Your Internet Presence
The sudden "invention" of the Internet in the 90s created a frantic rush by businesses and the self-employed to set up a site, many at too great an expense with too few results. A decade later, websites have become a normal part of business marketing strategy. With today's better prices and design options, now is the time to take steps to incorporate the Internet into your real estate marketing strategy.
Aug 6, 2006, 14:41
Puzzle Pieces of Online Real Estate Sales
Build a user-friendly, captivating realtor website. Nowadays it is a given for top realtors to leverage real estate website design, create "impressions", invite "clicks" and generate "leads". Of course, those leads then need to be nurtured into "sales".
Aug 6, 2006, 14:33
Real Estate Web Site Choices
When considering a web site for your real estate business, there are several options. Which real estate site is best for your situation?
May 3, 2006, 17:59
Real Estate Websites That Generate Business
Is your real estate website generating business?
Many Realtors are satisfied just to have any web site. As time passes they are realizing that they would just have a site is not enough and would like to generate leads with their web site. Some studies have shown that the average real estate agent's web site generates less than 45-55 unique page views per month.
Apr 3, 2006, 12:30
10 Commandments For Sending E-Mail To The Media
Think, think, think before you write. Ask yourself why you are writing, and what you are trying to accomplish by writing. Put yourself in the position of the person reading your message. You are a busy media professional. What would you do upon receiving your message?
Mar 18, 2006, 12:10
What Are Internet Search Engines?
When referring to Internet based search engines the phrase "search engine" is generally use to describe both spider or crawler-based search engines and human edited directories. These two basic types of search engines collect their listings using dramatically different methods.
Mar 18, 2006, 09:32
Promoting Your Site Online with News and Discussion Groups
I highly recommend using discussion groups to promote sites. They have a great potential because they offer a way to connect with your target audience.
Feb 18, 2006, 12:00
15 Questions To Ask Before Picking An Internet Service Provider
What you need to know before choosing and ISP.
Dec 30, 2005, 12:27
7 Rules Of Netiquette
Rules to Follow When Posting Messages to Newsgroups and E-mail Discussion Lists.
Dec 18, 2005, 12:21
Increasing Hits and Selling More
A few tips to help you increase traffic to your web sit and to sell more online.
Mar 18, 2005, 11:33
Formatting Text E-mail Newsletters for Online Distribution
For formatting my IMC Newsletters I use MS-Word. After you have written your newsletter, go to the "Save As" dialog box and choose the file type as "Text with Layout". While this will save the file with .ans extension, it is easily opened by my email software (Eudora Pro 2.1.2 or later). No matter whether the lines were center aligned, indented, full justified, or what, they come out exactly the same.
Mar 17, 2005, 11:39
6 Easy To Follow Steps To Promote Your Business On-Line
A list of techniques to promote your business on-line
Mar 16, 2005, 12:17
Effective Uses of Email for Realtors
Communicate easily with buyers and sellers. If you have buyers still looking for the right home, you can email them new listings without concern about time of day or whether they are at work or home. You send the email off and they pick it up at their convenience. You can even attach photos of properties.
Jan 18, 2005, 11:54
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