Using the auto approve / block feature in your Point2 Agent website means less worry about having to manually accept / decline handshake requests as they appear. Saves you time and helps keep your site and others updated with new listings as they appear. Some folks opt not to use the handshake listings on their … Continue reading Auto Approve / Block Handshake Feature in Point2
To be effective with your online presence, your real estate blog requires consistent posting. It's time to work through the rut of writer's block and I'm here to help! 1. Location, Location, Location Where do you currently sit down to write your blog posts? Change you location! 2. Look at Community and Interior Design Websites … Continue reading Real Estate Writers Block Blues
"Do Meta Keywords Matter Anymore?" The answer is NO (according to Matt Cutts back in 2009), but I still tell clients to fill something in there, just confusing as this looks like it could be a title tag a lot of time with the meta keyword field. Here's some basics that I follow... Title Tag … Continue reading What Matters in Your Metatags
When working in your Point2 Agent website with content pages, it's good to know when to use advanced content and when it's fine to use the custom content. There's a difference. Custom Content - when you want to put in images and text, use Custom Content so you have the WYSIWYG editor - it allows … Continue reading Working with Custom Content vs Advanced Content in Point2
For many years now, SEO folks optimizing images have included search-friendly phrases in the ALT text with the confidence that many of the search engines considered the contents of ALT text when determining relevancy. Has this changed? YES... None of the major search engines consider ALT text in determining relevancy to a web page. According … Continue reading Is ALT Text Important in SEO?
I see it all too often...real estate agents / brokers are looking at themes for their WordPress website. They see these fancy layouts for displaying their featured listings and boom...sold! SURPRISE... These real estate specific themes use features they've created and you have to enter your listings into your WordPress website using their feature. 95% … Continue reading Real Estate Themes for WordPress
To set up the Mailto: behavior for all browsers... Go to Programs - Default Programs. Click Associate a file type or protocol with a program. Locate MAILTO from the list near the bottom. Click the Change Program button to make the change. The change takes effect right away for all browsers you have installed on … Continue reading How to Handle the Mailto: Behavior for All Browsers