Small Business SEO: Gaining Visibility Without Breaking the Bank

Small Business SEO: Gaining Visibility Without Breaking the Bank

If you read nothing else today, read this: stop buying $100-$300 SEO packages for your small business if you ever want your site to rank. If not, the cleanup effort needed after most companies in that price range are finished will break the bank. That is before you...

SEO vs. PPC

SEO vs. PPC

You might be wondering how to increase your site's visibility online without wasting money. Previously we reported on ineffective SEO providers (see our case study on ineffective SEO and 80% of SEO could be a scam article) So how can you land on the first page of...

Is the SEO Business Really 80% Scam?

Is the SEO Business Really 80% Scam?

 By Peter Kent Consulting, LLC "The SEO business is 80% scam," I told a new client the other day..."damn right", he said, "I've been scammed already!" I've been telling people my "80% scam" estimate for several years now, and what amazes me is that never has anyone...

Dispelling Myths – Duplicate Content – SEO Advice From Google

Dispelling Myths – Duplicate Content – SEO Advice From Google

Long story short, your website is not penalized for having duplicate content.  Examples of duplicate content, if you are part of a franchise organization, you may share core covenants, company policies, disclaimers, service descriptions, etc. Granted it is a best...

Worthless SEO

Worthless SEO

These are the January 2018 server logs from a client using paid for SEO services. This client has paid for SEO for several years. The first chart below shows the daily visitors and total website visitors for the website.  On the surface this seems like a decent amount...

Worthless SEO

The following data was pulled directly from our server logs on 2/25/18. Our website client has been using a SEO vendor since September 9th, 2014.  Let's take a look at their effectiveness. TOTAL VISITORS 4,624 Total website visitors for the month of January 2018. That...

What is SSL?

What is SSL?

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser.   Why is it needed? This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. SSL...

Website as a Service – Our Model

Website as a Service – Our Model

Our Model Why our website as a service model is superior to the old way of procuring a website. We provide constant care & support of your website. Behind the scene there’s software, servers and security that needs monitored and updated.  We’re also here to make...

Is Your Real Estate Website Mobile-Friendly?

Is Your Real Estate Website Mobile-Friendly?

You know real estate. You want your community to see you as the authority on the local market. Naturally, you want your website to reflect your knowledge, how you can help, and the many resources you offer. You want to be a cascading waterfall of real estate advice– a...

How To Build Buzz For Your Brokerage Site

How To Build Buzz For Your Brokerage Site

You might be thinking that if you build a Web site, people will come...  Unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way.  Instead, you need to go find your audience. You need to tell them that you exist and give them a reason to care. You need to get your hands dirty. So...

Need a Domain Name?

Need a Domain Name?

If you need to register a new domain name, we recommend NAMESILO.com. They offer a strait forward registration process, inexpensive registration fee and they do not up sell unnecessary add-ons. NameSilo shops their competitors to ensure they are always the lowest...

Mobile Website Design

Mobile Website Design

Mobile phones are EVERYWHERE, what about mobile websites? All websites created by our team are responsive.  Responsive design is a design approach aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience across a wide range of devices. Why? There are almost 6...

Benefits of Blogging

Benefits of Blogging

Blog! Blogs are great differentiators for brokers and agents.  They let you get your point of difference across, connect with people and form relationships much easier than you can without one.  They can also help you do really well with the search engines, attracting...

What are Brokers & Agents losing by NOT having a Web site?

What are Brokers & Agents losing by NOT having a Web site?

...Clients... Think about you conduct due diligence on a product or service.  Fire up the computer and run a web search.  Google, Bing, Yahoo.  It is estimated that over 80% of potential consumers/clients conduct a web search before making a decision. Brokers &...

10 things you can do better on your Web site than in social media

10 things you can do better on your Web site than in social media

Building a social media presence without a brokerage Web site is like getting people hot and bothered over you and then being too lazy to open the door when they attempt to come in.  What was the point? Here are 10 things you can do better on your Web site than in...

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