Why Local SEO Is a Real Necessity

Local search engine optimization (SEO) is absolutely vital to the success of the online part of a business. Every store nowadays seems to have a website in order to promote their services. But many of these stores also still have physical locations. What local SEO does, is attract local customers to a website, so that they are more likely to also visit the physical store for the products or services that they need. SEO in all its forms is about increasing traffic to a website by having it found on Read more [...]

Why Facebook Should Be such an Integral Part of Your Social Media Marketing Campaign

Recently, any social media website that uses Web 2.0 technology has completely changed the way the internet is currently being used. Once upon a time, the internet was a one way connection. We searched for information and we got it. Today, however, we use it to share and to talk to each other. This is done through videos, photos, blogs, statements and more. Facebook et al But what about Facebook? How has that changed not just the world of communication and the internet, but also the way advertising Read more [...]

So You Want to Buy a House for Flipping

When we think of flipping houses, we think of those guys on TV that make it look so simple. You know the ones: they do some work on the home then sell it for a zillion dollars. Looks simple enough, right? The problem there is that you’re looking at TV. In the real world of buying and selling real property, there are actual pitfalls that can hit both the seller and the buyer, says real estate investment specialist Sky Mikesell. So what could possibly go wrong if you’re looking to buy a flipped Read more [...]

Cold Calling Tips That Make People Want to Warm Up to You

Cold calling can be tough. Some people are better at it than others, but even for them it can be difficult. If you are not as good at cold calling as you want to be, you may be looking at the other callers and wondering how they manage to do so well. There are a number of techniques that they are likely using to boost their results, and you can use these to improve your own tactics. Define Your List First of all you should make sure you are calling the right people. You need to target the audience Read more [...]

Website design trends in the real estate sector

Almost 90% of homebuyers use the internet to search for the property they want, and nearly half actually found theirs that way. In 2014, 539,000 family homes were sold in the US, a serious increase on the previous year, and as a result, competition in the real estate sector is fierce. A well-designed, bold web presence can be the factor that enables a real estate firm to sink or swim. An off-the-shelf layout just isn't going to cut it in 2015. People want their dream home to be distinctive, attractive, Read more [...]

5 Tips for Launching a Small Business while Keeping your 9 to 5

An increasing number of employees are taking matters into their own hands and launching businesses of their own. In the UK alone last year, the number of new business registrations reached record highs. If you’ve got a great idea for a business, it’s now easier than ever to get started thanks to new media and technology. But don’t quit your day job just yet; you’ll want to put a solid plan in place before you leave the confines of a 9-5 lifestyle to make your own schedule! Here are five tips Read more [...]