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Drive More Organic Traffic from Google

Posted by Robert Cerff in Search on 08 February 2017

Tags: content marketing, google

Driving high-volumes of traffic to your website is imperative in generating quality leads. In South Africa, Google currently accounts for 90% of all search traffic and up to 60 – 70% of all traffic to real estate websites – making Google, by far, the single largest source of website traffic. Therefore, the greater your organic visibility on Google, the greater the number of visits to your website and the greater your chances of converting those visitors into high quality leads. 

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Syndicating To SA’s Leading Property Portals

Posted by Robert Cerff in Syndication on 13 April 2016

Tags: marketing, online marketing, property portals, syndication

With more and more buyers and tenants starting their property search online, property portals and online classified websites have become an essential advertising medium for all South African estate agencies and a prime sources of leads. Property portals aggregate property listings from multiple estate agencies enabling buyers and tenants to search and compare all available properties in a particular neighbourhood on one site.

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Boost Your Organic Search Engine Visibility

Posted by Robert Cerff in Search on 17 February 2016

Tags: google, local search, seo

When a search is done on Google, searchers are presented with an array of search results. Organic search results are located below paid search ads, but often enjoy a better click through rate as searchers prefer the search engine selection of webpages to that of ads. Search results are presented to searchers based on relevance. There are a number of areas that can be optimised on your real estate website to increase your relevance for innumerable searches.

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Organic vs Paid Search

Posted by Robert Cerff in Search on 09 December 2015

Tags: local search, paid search, seo

With most property searches originating online, it is becoming increasingly important to ensure that prospective clients can find your real estate website easily. Can you be found on Google organically or through paid search? Here's the difference and benefits of each.

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Google's Panda back from the dead

Posted by Robert Cerff in Search on 02 December 2015

Tags: content marketing, seo

After about a year of relative inactivity, is Google's Panda back from the dead? Multiple webmaster forums, including industry leaders, have reported that Google's latest update appears to focus primarily on the quality of content on a website. Are you making the most of your real estate website?

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Stuck for Newsletter Ideas?

Posted by Robert Cerff in Email on 30 January 2015

Tags: email marketing, email newsletter, internet marketing, lead generation, online marketing

We’ve covered the importance of branded email correspondence as well as regular email newsletters for your real estate company.  We’ve also established that regular news updates to your website can help convert website visitors into active leads.  So we’ve established that news remains important, but what exactly makes up news?

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