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Responsive real estate website design – a DIY project, Part 2

by Mike McGee on 6:09 am February 3, 2014

OK, it’s taken a lot longer than I expected, but it’s finally time for the “big reveal” of the new, mobile-responsive makeover of my company’s website, IntownElite.com. But first, some background on the project. If you have a fairly simple site, consisting primarily of text with some photos, this can be fairly simple. A well-designed, responsive theme takes care of the rest, making your content look good on all devices, right out of the box. However, if you have more complex content, your workload can … Read More »

4 Key Reasons To Choose WordPress For Your Real Estate Website

by Seth Price on 7:53 am March 13, 2012

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WordPress Rules! So, you’ve decided to launch a blog or real estate website? Chances are you’re not doing it alone. That being the case, your next choice should be about which CMS (content management system) you’ll use to simplify all the activities you’d rather not have to be an expert on. Of the platforms out there WordPress has emerged as the clear leader. Here are four reasons why. 1. Popularity WordPress is currently the most popular CMS in use on the Internet. All in all, … Read More »

Geek Build 2012 — Building a Local Real Estate Website from Scratch

by Drew Meyers on 10:48 am February 3, 2012

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Here at Geek Estate, we’re going to undertake a fun iniative in 2012, which will be called “Geek Build 2012” (maybe we’ll do this again next year). What is it? Building a local real estate website/blog (or several) from scratch, with all decisions voted on by the Geek Estate community. And documenting the entire journey here on Geek Estate. Over the past few years speaking to agents all over the country, I often get asked how to build a local blog that consistently generates leads … Read More »

#retechchat Transcript – WordPress SEO Strategies

by Drew Meyers on 8:09 pm December 6, 2011

The topic of last night’s #retechchat was WordPress SEO Strategies. Here is the text transcript that I saved for those who want to read through the entire discussion: Download it HERE (best to use TextEdit on a Mac from what I hear). Alternatively, you can view the discussion on TwapperKeeper under the #retechchat hashtag. Lastly, if you’d like to vote for next week’s topic – that can be done here. Hope to see you next week!

#retechchat Topic of Conversation – WordPress SEO Strategies

by Drew Meyers on 12:30 pm December 5, 2011

Tonight’s topic of conversation will make those using WordPress happy — we’re going to discuss WordPress SEO Strategies. If you have questions, want to learn, or just lurk – join the conversation Monday at 6 PM PST / 9 PM EST. Remember, you can vote for future topics of conversation here. For those who want to participate in #retechchat Monday evening, there are a few options: Follow the #retechchat hashtag Add a search column to Tweetdeck for the hashtag #retechchat Join Tweetchat under #retechchat (recommended approach) See you there!

#retechchat Transcript – Best WordPress Plugins

by Drew Meyers on 2:48 pm November 2, 2011

The topic of last night’s #retechchat was WordPress Plugins. From last night’s discussion, here are a few great WordPress plugins that were mentioned: Yoast – WordPress SEO dsIDXpress Gravity Forms IDX Broker Here is the text transcript that I saved for those who want to read through the entire discussion: Download it HERE (best to use TextEdit on a Mac from what I hear). Alternatively, you can view the discussion on TwapperKeeper under the #retechchat hashtag. Lastly, if you’d like to vote for next week’s topic – that can be done here. … Read More »

Latest WordPress Statistics

by Drew Meyers on 8:38 pm August 23, 2011

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The latest numbers from WordPress are out: 14.7% of the entire web (top 1 million sites) are running on WordPress 22 of every 100 new active domains are running on WordPress If you’re still on a proprietary platform build in the 1990′s — are the latest figures enough proof that WordPress is the future? There is simply no more cost effective platform to be on. I created a landing page on Virtual Results detailing why it makes sense to migrate to WordPress that you can … Read More »

A Conversation That Blew My Mind

by Daniel Beer on 7:58 am January 17, 2011

Some real estate agents out there have to reread the popular best selling book  “Who Moved My Cheese” because they are just far to stubborn, and, more importantly, are losing market share. Here’s The Background To The Story I recently had a conversation about online lead capture with an agent that left me shaking my head.  This particular agent was once an absolute powerhouse.  In fact, she was at one time a highly celebrated agent that was consistently honored by one company award after another.  … Read More »

All Ya Need is (Comment) Luv

by Justin Bartlett on 10:47 pm January 20, 2010

Taking a look at blogs around the internet there’s really one factor that sets the good ones apart from the bad, and that’s simply the depth of discussion on the content (posts) on that blog. Beyond the content on the blog itself, the template, et. al., there are a couple of simple plugins that can really encourage good comments and discussions. I’m in luv with, well you guess it, Comment Luv. As an avid blogger, I enjoy getting feedback and comments from visitors; it tells … Read More »

How WordPress MU Will Change the Online Real Estate Market

by Justin Bartlett on 1:14 pm October 16, 2009

Wordpress MU is a multi-user blogging platform, allowing the webmaster to easily manage hundreds of thousands of blogs from a single WordPress installation… More and more Realtors, Homeowners, Appraisers, Loan Officers, Title Companies, and Mortgage Brokerages will be using this powerful application. Read More »

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