As an iRealty subscriber, you have already taken the first step towards creating a highly ranked website. We have done a lot of work behind the scenes to ensure that Search Engines know who you are and where you are from, with no additional effort on your part. However, there are some simple steps you can take that will improve your rankings and accelerate your rise to the first page of Google, Yahoo and Bing, thereby increasing your exposure.
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We’ve just added the most popular request from you and your clients to the iRealty Home Search Platform. Listing Alerts allow your clients to set up custom alerts for NEW listings that match their criteria and receive an email directly from you each morning! Your customers just need to click the Alert Me button on your home search site and enter their name and email address. You will also receive a “heads up” email every time one of your clients receives an alert. They can set up as many “Alerts” as they like and you will always be kept in the loop.
From within the “Edit Profile” section of your iRealty Control Panel, you can add links to your Social Networking accounts that will show up on your home search page. Social Networking builds deeper relationships with your clients and begins to develop the foundation for backlinks to your site, which eventually improves the overall Search Engine rankings of your site. Stay tuned – We’ll talk about improving search rankings in our next newsletter. If you need help accessing your control panel, send us an email or give us a call. We are always here to help you in any way we can.
Over 20% of home buyers are using their mobile devices to search for homes. This number is expected to grow exponentially within the next couple years. Your iRealty subscription also includes a branded search platform for the Blackberry and the Android. When a user types your web address into their smartphone, our software will automatically recognize the type of phone being used and will custom format the search platform to render on the screen size. This site ensures that whenever, whererever your customers are searching for homes they are doing so with your personal brand in front of them.
The iRealty App for iPhone OS 4+ has just been approved and is now available as a free download from the iTunes App Store. The App is now compliant with Apple’s latest mobile operating system, and resolves the issue with it not storing your Agent ID. And with the new Retina display on the iPhone 4, your home photos look even more incredible!