Virtual Reality Website, Extended Trade Up Your Tech, Old Software Deprecation and More

Morgan Carey posted this 18 2,073 Views

In one week, we will be launching the world's first website that offers a virtual reality feature set for both main page presentation and listings details pages. Truly, this is our biggest innovation in website design at REW ever and I am so excited!  My vision is this: You roll up on a listing presentation a few minutes early with a 360 / VR camera (relatively inexpensive under $1,000 for a good one)—before going in, you put down a tripod in a nice location, and you take a 360...

Introducing REW's Real Estate SEO Guide

REW Melissa posted this 114 Views

It is with great enthusiasm that I am sharing the newest resource in Real Estate Webmasters' collection: The Real Estate SEO Guide! There are a lot of guides out there that are comprised of random tips and ideas, but I wanted to do something a bit different. I wanted to tell Realtors exactly what they need to know to have a strong SEO foundation, without the distractions and redundancies that come along with more general SEO starter guides. Our SEO guide covers a lot of critical topics...

Facebook's New Tool for Real Estate Ads

REW Jacob posted this 271 Views

One of the toughest challenges agents face when promoting their listings is determining what listings to promote to what people. You don't want to spend money promoting a nice condo to people who are only interested in million dollar homes. This is an age old issue with online real estate advertising and luckily, Facebook has begun to take notice. Dubbed 'Dynamic Ads for Real Estate', this new tool will help you advertise your listings on both Facebook and Instagram and, by leveraging cro...

Choosing A 360 Camera For Your Real Estate Website

REW Melissa posted this 218 Views

It's an exciting time for real estate technology, as we step into the world of virtual reality through 360 images and other VR experiences. As many of you know, our brand new VR website features 360 immersion, allowing your clients and website viewers to take a step into a listing or community, right from the comfort of home. While we recommend using a professional photographer for your 360 Home page images and property listing photos, a DIY solution can work well for impressing prosp...

How To Get Your Site Live Ready In 8 Easy Steps

REW Melissa posted this 157 Views

REW sites are built to generate ROI and make you more money, but these two things can't happen until your site goes live. That's why we recommend getting your site online as quickly as possible, then refining content and pages as you begin to generate leads. Getting started on your brand new site can seem intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. We've put together this simple guide that tells you the 8 things you need to do to get your site up and running, in as few steps as possible. ...

3 Real Estate PPC Strategies You Need to Try!

REW Quinlan posted this 214 Views

The real estate PPC landscape is becoming increasingly competitive. Gone are the days where an advertiser could set up a few simple ad campaigns, input a few relevant keywords and see scores of buyer and seller leads pour in. Today, every agent, real estate team, and brokerage knows that paid advertising must be part of their marketing plan. Because more advertisers are using paid search advertising, your real estate PPC strategies must evolve in order to achieve success and beat the comp...

Lead Reminders Now Available in REW Leads!

REW Andy posted this 269 Views

We're excited to announce a really cool new feature today: REW Leads 1.1 for iOS now includes Lead Reminders! Lead Reminders allow you to easily create reminders for your leads and get push notifications when they're due. Those of you who use reminders in REW Backend and REW CRM will already be familiar with this feature. Creating a Reminder To create a reminder in REW Leads, tap on a lead to see their details. Then, scroll to the Reminders section and tap the + button. &nb...

Career Spotlight: Miranda, Senior Web Designer

Real Estate Webmasters posted this 467 Views

What would you say you do here? As as a Squad Leader and Senior Web Designer I have a player/coach role, where I facilitate team standups, work assignments, and perform the leadership function for squad members. As a Senior Designer, I work on a wide variety of projects ranging from small customizations to full custom websites. What’s your favourite part about your job? I love solving problems! I especially enjoy finding elegant solutions to complex problems - whether it be a ...

How to Find Real Estate SEO Keywords

REW Colin L posted this 275 Views

If you've done even a little reading about search engine optimization, chances are that you've heard about how important it is to use relevant keywords throughout your website to help generate traffic from search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo. But where do you begin when it comes to finding real estate SEO keywords? Start with Google Your starting point should always be the same place a prospective client will begin—with the search box itself. Ultimately, it's all ab...

7 Ideas To Try on Your Real Estate Blog

REW Michael C posted this 559 Views

So, you’ve decided to start a blog. Great! You’ve read all about the benefits of blogging: keeping your website up-to-date with relevant and timely content, capturing long-tail keyword traffic and building a following. But where should you start? Making the decision to start a blog is one thing, but maintaining a consistent and a steady stream of top-notch content is another animal altogether. Luckily for you, the real estate industry can be complex, so there is a wealth...