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My wife texted me earlier this week with a question: Had she ever answered a question about the best time to sell your home in her weekly video series, Ask the REALTOR. This is a pretty common topic with homeowners, and the conventional wisdom is that it’s best to sell your home in the warm months — spring and summer. But local data shows that’s not necessarily true, and she wanted to share that data with viewers. As...

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My wife woke up a couple mornings ago and found this email notice alerting her to a new message waiting for her in Messenger. I’ve blocked the name for privacy reasons … suffice to say it’s a complete stranger. Best of all, it’s a legit lead. My wife’s made an appointment to visit this person and inspect the home as part of the initial listing/pricing process. I hope we’ll learn how and what...

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I keep hoping Facebook would just fix this problem and let me off the hook for having to blog about it, but after two weeks or so, it doesn’t look like that’s gonna happen. It was a couple weeks ago when I noticed that all of the reviews had gone missing from my wife’s Facebook Page. As I recall, she had about 10 glowing reviews on her Page with an overall 4.9 star rating. When I’d try to visit the dedicated...

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This has historically been an SEO-focused blog, but that hasn’t stopped me from writing a few PPC posts over the years … and for the first SBSM article in a looooong time, I’m gonna share a little PPC story. As a reminder, my wife, Cari, is a successful real estate agent here in Tri-Cities, Washington. She received a call today that went to voicemail (because she was with another client) from a gentlemen wanting to...

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Bing Maps, We Have A Problem

Bing Maps, We Have A Problem


Posted By on Aug 29, 2017

It’s been many years since I’ve done local SEO, but I’m pretty sure this isn’t good: (click for larger version) My wife has not one … not two … not three … but four listings in Bing Maps for her real estate business. This can be directly attributed to her having worked for three different brokerages in the past 4-5 years, one of which changed addresses while she was with them. Looks like we...

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Are you looking for ways to add new leads to your email list using social media?   Great!  This post has got you covered…   There are quite a few small businesses jumping aboard the social media train, starting pages and building profiles—but are not truly taking advantage of all that social media has to […] The post The Kick A$ $ Beginners Guide to List Building Using Facebook appeared first on Small Business...

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