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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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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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8 Benefits of Google AdWords

Posted by Michaila Pirie in Search on 11 November 2015

Tags: adwords, display ads, google, google adwords

Google is the largest search engine on the internet, making Google AdWords a highly beneficial online advertising platform for your real estate business. This is because it allows you, the advertiser, to reach new customers and grow your business within a budget that you’re comfortable with. Not only does AdWords allow full control over where your ads appear and to whom they appear, but it also enables you to track immediate results, highlighting your areas of weakness and success. Here are 8 benefits of using Google AdWords for your business.

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Area Content Marketing: Establish Yourself as an Area Specialist

Posted by Louise Germishuys in Content on 25 June 2015

Tags: content marketing, facebook, google, internet marketing, marketing, online marketing, seo, social media, tips

Selling property involves more than simply selling bricks, beams and a roof. You are also selling a neighbourhood and a lifestyle. Your potential clients have questions about the area and they want to join forces with an area specialist. A strong online presence and a good content marketing plan will help to establish you as such. 

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Are you ready for Google’s mobile-friendly algorithm update?

Posted by Louise Germishuys in Websites on 13 April 2015

Tags: design, google, internet marketing, marketing, online marketing, website update

In a few days' time, Google will make a major change to their mobile search algorithm. The change, due to be released on 21 April, will affect mobile search only and is expected to be the biggest change to date. After this change is implemented, mobile-friendly websites will enjoy higher ranking within mobile search results.

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10 Problems to anticipate when you next redesign your Real Estate website

Posted by Louise Germishuys in Websites on 20 March 2015

Tags: branding, design, google, internet marketing, lead generation, online marketing, property portals, seo

Your website is the cornerstone of your real estate agency’s online marketing strategy, so your next website redesign requires careful planning as there are some hidden pitfalls that you need to be aware of. With a good service provider on your side, this process doesn't have to be difficult.

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