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Real Estate Websites: Why You Need Search Engine Optimization

Creating an agent website is an important step in the right direction when it comes to real estate marketing. But creating a real estate website is not enough: you want people to actually find your website when they search for an agent or for listings.

Creating an agent website is an important step in the right direction when it comes to real estate marketing. But creating a real estate website is not enough: you want people to actually find your website when they search for an agent or for listings.

This is where search engine optimization becomes important. There are many things you can do to help major search engines such as Google index your site correctly, and we help you with them. One of the things you need to do is submit your website to all the major search engines. We do that for you – one less thing to worry about!

We also include a link exchange opportunity in our agent sites. When you get legitimate links from other websites that point at your site, you increase your site’s authority and therefor its visibility in the search engines.

When it comes to on-page optimization, or in other words the way you optimize your own site to include important keywords, our real estate sites enable you to modify your meta tags to include your surrounding areas and your areas of expertise.

We also provide tutorials on pay per click marketing using tools such as Google Adwords, on blogs (blogging is a great way to add relevant, optimized content to your agent site!), and other ways to help drive traffic to your real estate site .

Listing Domains Launches new Flash Image Gallery

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ATTN ListingDomains users! We have just released our new Flash Slide Show control that can display your property photos FULL SCREEN at FULL RESOLUTION. Our dynamic resizer will optimize and display your photos to fit any size monitor. Our enhanced slide show features include:

Unlimited Photos
Dragable Thumbnail Strip
Photo Captions
Set Your Image Timing
High Definition Full Screen Mode

Use Social Media to Promote Your Listings

If you’re not participating in social media yet, you should. It’s where everyone is – including your potential clients and other real estate professionals. Needless to say, you should be part of social media too!

Social media works very well for real estate marketing, because it’s natural. You join a social network such as, say, Twitter, and you start posting useful information and following relevant people.

If you’re not participating in social media yet, you should. It’s where everyone is – including your potential clients and other real estate professionals. Needless to say, you should be part of social media too!

Social media works very well for real estate marketing, because it’s natural. You join a social network such as, say, Twitter, and you start posting useful information and following relevant people.

In just a few months, you can build yourself an impressive network of online friends, who are very loyal to you, because they have come to see you as a good source of relevant, reliable real estate information.

But where is the connection between social networking and your ListingDomains single property website? Simple. Each of our property websites comes with a built-in posting tool that enables you to quickly and effortlessly add your website to your favorite social network.

So, for example, if you’ve been active on Facebook and have a couple hundred friends there, you can post each single property website to your Facebook profile to let people know about it. Now they can spread the word around about your new listing.

But it gets even better – our social networking tool allows your website visitors to also add your website to their own social networks, spreading the word even further. The potential is unlimited, and you can reach a far larger market than you have ever anticipated.

An Agent Website Can Help You Sell

A professional-looking, easy to navigate agent website should be a big part of your real estate marketing strategy. We are real estate professionals too: we know that as a real estate professional you work hard each and every day to manage your business and to show potential clients that you are different – and better – than other agents. We know competition is fierce, and we want to provide you with the best tools to be the best agent in your market.

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A professional-looking, easy to navigate agent website should be a big part of your real estate marketing strategy. We are real estate professionals too: we know that as a real estate professional you work hard each and every day to manage your business and to show potential clients that you are different – and better – than other agents. We know competition is fierce, and we want to provide you with the best tools to be the best agent in your market.

No doubt, you realize by now that a business – any business – must have a website. These days, if you don’t have a website, you seem unprofessional. People look for information online, and any business that can’t provide them with that information is dismissed as irrelevant.

But you don’t just need any website. You need an affordable website that is tailored specifically to your needs as an agent, that offers many features and lots of flexibility, and that is user-friendly. Our agent websites offer you just that. They are packed with features and are very easy to use. After all, our Realtor websites are designed by agents for agents!

We pride ourselves on offering you the most useful features, and the best design options, for the lowest price. Our real estate websites are extremely customizable. You can get as custom as you want, or you can sit back and use our default text and graphics – you decide!

Our agent websites also take advantage of social media, which has become an important marketing tool for real estate professionals. Our websites include a built-in posting tool that enables you, AND your visitors, to quickly add your website to various social networks such as Facebook.

Just as important: our real estate websites are optimized for search engines, which helps search engines index your site properly, and as a result, helps people find your site when they search for properties or for a real estate agent.

Your website could very well be your first point of contact with a new client. Is your website giving your clients the right impression? With our award winning agent websites you can rest assured that you have all the latest online tools built right in. Our design team is always working hard to ensure that your website not only looks clean and professional, but is designed to give buyers and sellers the information that they are looking for online.

Please visit Real Estate Websites today to create a free demo of your very own agent website.

Get more REOs

A single property website can generate a lot of traffic and give your REO listings more exposure than traditional methods of marketing real estate. In fact, it will continue to provide great value even if the property sells in just a few days: don’t forget that your sign rider showcasing the property – and you- will hang from the “for sale” sign until the property closes escrow.

I’m sure I don’t need to tell you that REOs are very hot at the moment. As savvy buyers and investors are actively looking for great real estate deals, bank owned properties are practically flying off the shelf with multiple offers.

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If you’re an agent trying to break into the lucrative REO market, or even if you are already selling REO properties, building a single property website to showcase each distressed home for sale is a great way to market the property.

Better yet, showcasing each foreclosure property with a unique website enables you to market YOURSELF as a savvy agent who knows how to use the power of the Internet to market properties online. This attracts bank asset managers, because it tells them that you are an Internet savvy real estate professional, who knows how to market real estate using the latest tools.

A single property website can generate a lot of traffic and give your REO listings more exposure than traditional methods of marketing real estate. In fact, it will continue to provide great value even if the property sells in just a few days: don’t forget that your sign rider showcasing the property – and you- will hang from the “for sale” sign until the property closes escrow.

Even after close of escrow, the single property website will prove useful and attract even more traffic, since the new buyer will send their family and friends to your property website to view their new home.

ListingDomains, the original and leading property website provider, has just launched several new property website templates, designed specifically for distressed properties. These websites are easy to set up and include convenient tools such as printable flyers, free syndication and free posting to Craigslist.

Visit our website today to check out the new REO templates and to add ListingDomains to your real estate marketing plan.