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Hyperlocal Marketing: The Best Way to Differentiate Your Real Estate Brand

Posted by Prop Data in Search on 04 April 2017

Tags: content marketing, creative articles, display ads

In today’s hyper competitive real estate market it is now more important than ever to differentiate yourself from your competitors. To stand out from the crowd and become the agent or real estate brand with the most signs in the ground, it is important to create a dominant presence in your specific neighbourhood and be perceived as the local real estate authority in your community. The easiest way to accomplish this is through hyperlocal marketing. 

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Use Paid Search to Reach your Clients

Posted by Michaila Pirie in Search on 14 February 2017

Tags: adwords, google adwords, paid search

Paid Search is a cost effective and highly scalable form of online advertising which is designed to connect you with clients who are actively searching online for your properties and services. This is because Paid Search platforms enable you to bid on a cost-per-click basis for advert placements within the search engine results pages, by allowing you to sponsor a list of keywords related to your real estate business. Therefore, whenever a prospective customer uses a search engine to search for your services, your advert may be shown in the search results. 

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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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How To Improve Your Organic Search Engine Rankings

Posted by Keisha Singh in Search on 01 June 2016

Tags: seo

When a search engine returns search results that a web content owner has not paid for, it is referred to as “organic search results”. These search listings were returned by a search engine, like Google, that followed a specific algorithm to either place your content on the first page of the results returned or on the latter pages. These results pages are created with the aim of returning the most relevant website for each search that has been performed. The relevance of each page is determined by the content and the context of this content found on each webpage and website as a whole.

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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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Google AdWords: Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Michaila Pirie in Search on 10 February 2016

Tags: adwords, google, paid search

Google AdWords has a diverse range of features, reporting tools and overall marketing dynamics which can often seem slightly overwhelming and perplexing at times. Therefore, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions and answers, in order to clarify any ambiguity about Google AdWords and aid you in gaining the most out of your paid advertising efforts.

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4 Ways to drive more traffic to your website from Google

Posted by Prop Data in Search on 13 January 2016

Tags: adwords, google, google business, local search, paid search, seo

While Google returns a single page of search results each time a prospective client conducts a search, there is a lot happening in the background that advertisers should be aware of. Google search result pages are made up of a mixture of services, including paid search, organic search, Google My Business and Google Knowledge Graph. Taking a proactive approach and ensuring that you make the most of each service will help you to maximise brand exposure and make it easier and more likely to generate high quality leads. Here are a few tips on how to drive more traffic from Google to your real estate website. 

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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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