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Talk the Talk in 2018 – Part 1

Posted by Melissa Naidoo in Search on 10 January 2018

Tags: content marketing, glossary, internet marketing, seo, ux

By now you should know the benefits of marketing your real estate business online. The reach, focus and success tracking of internet marketing efforts are well documented and can be achieved at a fraction of the cost of traditional marketing. Having said that, do you ever find yourself lost when suppliers start describing services or products? Digital marketing has literally developed a language of its own, and it is beneficial to become as fluent as possible, if you intend on creating a healthy online presence for your brand. Click through and bookmark the first post in our two part series of essential internet marketing terms.

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Insight into the World’s Largest Business Directory

Posted by Megan Prior in Search on 11 October 2017

Tags: seo

The way in which your real estate business is found by potential clients has changed drastically over the past decade. Traditionally, you would list your estate agency’s company details in the Yellow Pages and other print business directories or publish your contact details in the local Phonebook. However, the internet has changed all of that and has given the consumer free, easy access to information at their fingertips.

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Google My Real Estate Business

Posted by Megan Prior in Search on 04 October 2017

Tags: google business, google maps, local search, seo

These days, there are thousands of real estate websites and businesses online. With the amount of competition increasing daily, it is now more crucial than ever for your real estate brand and business to be found on Google, when users are looking for real estate services in your local area. As Google is still the single largest source of traffic for most real estate websites, one of the best ways to connect with prospective clients and be found online is to get listed with Google My Business.

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5 Ways to Effectively Use Remarketing

Posted by Megan Prior in Search on 13 September 2017

Tags: facebook, google adwords, internet marketing, marketing, online marketing

Remarketing is a cost effective digital advertising tool that can help you reach more prospects, create more brand awareness, boost engagement and ultimately increase lead conversions. By making use of remarketing, you can reap the full benefit of Facebook and Google advertising – by showing your ads to those who have already visited your real estate website and previously shown some interest in your company, services or specific property listings.

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Remarketing for Real Estate 

Posted by Megan Prior in Search on 07 September 2017

Tags: adwords, display ads, google adwords, online marketing

A potential buyer visits your real estate website, browses through your current listings and then clicks away without making an enquiry or buying a house. As a property professional you know that this person could be a potential sale – if not today, then sometime in the future. But how do you remind that person about your real estate business and keep your brand front of mind until he or she is ready to buy? 

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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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