Link Building

This section focuses on developing a diverse natural linking portfolio which helps with search engine rankings.

REW Christmas Promotion : Celebrating The Largest Deal In History!

Morgan Carey posted this 9 8,747 Views

Update: The sales team leads say our sale on hours is too complicated (and because it's their nature to want to sell, they are pushing for even better deals for customers).  How they got me to say yes to this, I have NO IDEA - but here you go!  Design time: It turns out that because of our recent awesomeness in hiring, we have ZERO queue in design - so until further notice, I am going to authorize 20% off ALL design hours.  Programming: We're down to 2 week queue SO AWESOM...

Website trade in and LEC 6 pre sale

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Many customers have been asking when I am going to be launching LEC (Limited Edition Custom) version 6 and if they can pre-purchase it and lock up the exclusive for thier markets. The answer is I began development this week - and I am planning for a maximum of 3 months total development time. I leaked this information to my sales people on Tuesday, and several markets / LEC 6's have already been snapped up, even before I made the official announcement. Just like all the LEC's this product is...

Concerned about "losing" SEO benefits?

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As most people now know, REW just this week has undergone the most major change in it's history. With this change has come several major positive enhancements which you can read about and provide feedback on at the new site forum, setup specifically for Q & A on this new platform.This post however is to address those people who are concerned about "loosing" backlinks or SEO benefits from their participation at Real Estate Webmasters and hopefully by the end of it, our readers will realiz...

5th Birthday Celebration Real Estate Webmasters customer appreciation promo

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THIS PROMOTION IS NOW CLOSED Real Estate Webmasters turns 5 years old today! (April 9th 2009) I keep sitting down to write a super long post all teary eyed about how awesome our members and customers have been over the last 5 years but honestly I am going to run out of birthday before I'm done - so I have decided to save that post for another day and just keep our Real Estate Webmasters 5th birthday promo post short and sweet - THANK YOU! To all of our members, to all of our staff, ...

A Realtors web marketing budget what should it be?...

Morgan Carey posted this 10 7,503 Views

How much can each unique visitor cost me? And a bunch of other questions I might want to know if I was a Realtor Ok guys, this is a bit of a long one and it jumps around a lot (because I am writing as I work through my thoughts, but hey that's why we have blogs right? I really found it interesting once I got into writing it and I hope that you will as well. Check it out and give me comments, as I have really been thinking about this a lot lately and I think a lot of others have been as w...

Greatest Real Estate Agent In The World Contest - A competition for Real Estate SEO supremacy

Morgan Carey posted this 98 16,329 Views

Or maybe just a little bit of fun :) My buddy Eric Bramlett who has been really firing it up doing his own SEO lately (He is first and foremost a Realtor - or at least he used to be heh) came up with an idea for a fun contest - the "Greatest Real Estate Agent In The World Contest" (He gets a link because it was his idea - this is NOT my idea and I take no responsibility for the great relationships you may build or the learning you may experience. Also as with any attempts at expe...

Relevant Reading - No link spam please

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This is the first installment in a series of posts I have promised in order to help REW Bloggers create the best blogs possible and hopefully win some really great prizes in the REW Blogs Contest. The topic of this blog post is how to properly use the "Relevant Reading" (Formerly named "links" ) section of your REW Blog. I renamed this section in an attempt to further educate members in terms of the purpose of this section and to help them understand that it is not just about sending yours...

Active Rain Banned By Google : Link spam ruins great resource

Morgan Carey posted this 11 8,372 Views

I would imaging that got everyones attention - It's not true, but it could happen and unless some changes are made, it may very well become a reality. This will be a very long post, but if you would like to see Active Rain stay in Google's good graces like I would, I think it's important that you read this. Active Rain is a social networking / blogging community that has opened it's doors and very graciously allowed it's users (Realtors and other professionals servicing the real estat...

Outbound link abuse in REW Blogs

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Ok, so not everyone is a search engine expert - I need to accept that, and I do, I really do. I also cannot expect people to know what is not acceptable when publishing an REW Blog unless I spell it out for them so here it goes - Unacceptable REW Blog linking practice #1: Irrelevant outbound linking I come across this one particular situation quite a bit and it just flat out bothers me. What I am referring to is the practice of hyper linking keywords within a blog post to your websites that...

Creating a diverse linking portfolio for real estate websites

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For those real estate webmasters that are trying to improve their natural search engine rankings, this link building blog post is a must read. Here I will cover many of the link building strategies that will help you increase your pagerank and link popularity, which as we all know will help improve your search engine rankings. Authoring for authority websites: This is one of the hardest yet most effective link building strategies there is. Basically the premise is to manage to get yoursel...