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Reminder Advertising: Keep them Coming Back throughout 2017!

Posted by Keisha Singh in Email on 26 January 2017

Tags: Automated Newsletter, Custom Homepage, email marketing

The best way to keep your real estate brand at the forefront of your customer’s mind and drive traffic back to your website on a regular basis is to employ reminder advertising. This highly effective marketing strategy typically consists of sending out brief messages to your target market on a regular basis with the objective of reminding your customers about your real estate brand and services and then driving them back to your website.

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5 Ways to Boost your Website’s Conversion Rate in 2017

Posted by Keisha Singh in Content on 17 January 2017

Tags: content marketing, online marketing

The basis of a successful online marketing plan is to drive high volumes of traffic to your website and convert those visitors into high quality leads. Your website’s conversion rate is the proportion (or percentage) of website visitors that take a desired action that can include anything from enquiring about a property listing; downloading a document; signing up for your email newsletter or property email alerts service or any other action that requires more than simple page browsing. 

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7 Real Estate Web Design Predictions for 2017

Posted by Keisha Singh in Creative on 29 November 2016

Tags: branding, design

The constant and rapid evolution of technology, ideas and designs have seen real estate websites come a long way since Prop Data launched its first website back in 1999. Therefore, as 2016 draws to an end and the New Year fast approaches, we decided to take a look into the future and identify the 7 most pronounced web design trends we anticipate for the real estate industry in 2017.

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The Do's and Don'ts of Real Estate Branding

Posted by Keisha Singh in Creative on 14 November 2016

Tags: branding, design, tips

Building a strong real estate brand that effectively appeals to your target market and clearly differentiates you from your competitors, is one of the most important investments for any estate agency. Therefore, whether you are creating a new brand from scratch or redeveloping an existing one, you need to consider a few simple branding ‘do’s and don'ts’.

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What’s The Point of Real Estate Branding?

Posted by Keisha Singh in Creative on 07 November 2016

Tags: creative showcase, marketing

Branding is largely thought to be the logo design of a business and although this is an important element, a brand is so much more than this. Branding involves the entire process of creating a unique identity for your real estate company in the consumer’s mind with the aim of differentiating yourself in the marketplace to attract and retain loyal customers. Therefore, in today’s hyper-competitive real estate market - where you can only differentiate yourself by your service delivery and your brand - effective branding is more important to the success of your company than ever before. 

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Is Your Property Website Secure?

Posted by Keisha Singh in Websites on 27 September 2016

Tags: internet marketing

In an effort to improve website security, Prop Data will be rolling out SSL certificates to all client websites - an upgrade that will see each website integrated with enhanced security that will better protect your online information, heighten customer trust, improve website functionality and boost your visibility on the search engines.

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The Value of Your Property Website’s Content

Posted by Keisha Singh in Content on 20 September 2016

Tags: content marketing

The content you publish on your property website is the most valuable asset to your real estate brand’s online presence. Firstly, good content will better engage your website visitors, keep them on your website for longer, improve the number of page views, reduce your website’s bounce rate and ultimately improve your website’s conversion rate and result in more high quality leads. Secondly, original content that is property related and geographically specific to your areas of operation will also boost your search engine visibility and drive high quality traffic to your website from Google and other major search engines. Finally, informative content will not only educate your website visitors but it will help position your real estate brand as a local property expert and a valuable online resource for local property information.

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7 Property Website Essentials

Posted by Keisha Singh in Websites on 13 September 2016

Tags: Custom Homepage, content marketing, custom websites, design, mobi, mobile web

The purpose of your real estate website is to distribute information, promote your property listings, position your real estate brand, communicate your marketing message and ultimately convert your website visitors into high quality leads. The aim is to effectively engage your prospective buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants on your website and encourage them to take action by picking up the phone, completing an online enquiry form, or signing up for your monthly email newsletter.

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Property Search on the Move

Posted by Keisha Singh in Websites on 13 July 2016

Tags: custom websites, mobi, mobile web

2016 has heralded a giant leap toward a more integrated and streamlined mobile generation. Smartphones have evolved to become an important factor in our daily lives as they effortlessly deliver a broad range of services that previously seemed impossible such as, banking and shopping from the palm of our hands. The property market has also greatly benefitted from this ‘leap’ as it has enabled real estate companies to provide their website visitors with a truly mobile property search experience.

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