Still Chasing the Longtail…

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Marketing, SEO | No Comments

It’s been a while since I wrote a post about going after long tail keywords in real estate, but I think this is still the best option for real estate agents to compete in an ever crowded online real estate world. To try and compete directly with the large brokerages and syndication websites like Zillow. […]

Exact Match Domains – An Update…

Posted by on May 31, 2016 in SEO | No Comments

Back in January of 2014 I wrote a post about exact match domains and ran a test to see if they still carried weight in Google’s algorithm. While the test certainly was not conclusive and there are many places to find more technical answers, I concluded that there was less weight given to them than […]

Exact Match Domains – Still Worth It?

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014 in SEO, Testing | One Comment

Well, I don’t know yet, but I’m hoping the answer is yes – provided you build a website that is worth using if you are a consumer. I mean, a domain just to catch a keyword may not rank the way they used to but a real website – one that has the information consumers […]

Chasing the Long Tail

Posted by on Jun 29, 2013 in Conversions, Marketing, SEO | One Comment

With the recent changes to Google’s algorithm and the impact it has had on the real estate industry, chasing the long tail is something that can not be overlooked. Penguin and Panda are reeking havoc on the local realtor. We’ve all but been replaced by websites like Trulia, Zillow, Homes and Realtor.com at the top […]

How Long Should a Real Estate Blog Post Be?

Posted by on May 19, 2013 in Conversions, SEO | No Comments

This is a question that many people have answered and the answers vary quite a bit. To look at this more technically, you might want to do a search for this topic without “real estate” in your search. There are great responses that will help give you a better idea of what will work for […]

Using Different Versions of a Domain

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Marketing, SEO | No Comments

My main website is premieratlantarealestate.com and I’ve branded our business to reflect this and it has been a very successful marketing effort. I had thought I bought all of the important versions of the domain a couple of years ago, but for some reason, I didn’t. I can’t remember why… Anyway, I received a google […]

Plugins to Help People and Search Engines For A WordPress Blog

Posted by on Mar 8, 2008 in SEO | 3 Comments

WordPress out of the box offers an excellent platform for search engines, but, there are a number of free plugins to improve upon the out-of-the-box platform. I use a number of plugins, but, there are others and some may be better than the ones I use so if you have any recommendations, please reply in […]