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Author Archives: Matt Hodgson
If you’re involved in managing SEO on a website in any way, you already know that there are tons of tools out their to help you monitor and analyze your site’s performance. Many of these services charge hefty fees to use them. But one service you should be using for sure is the Google Search Console. It comes from the most important player in the search engine industry, the one you have to pay the most attention to, and best of all, it’s free.
What Is Google Search Console?
The short answer to that question, from Google itself, is that it provides you with detailed analytical reports about your site’s and it’s pages visibility in a Google search. You can easily monitor how many visitors you’re having to your site, broken down in a variety of ways, and the ways those visitors are finding it, the search queries they used, and which ones worked best. You can also find out whether more people are viewing your site on a desktop or a mobile device.
If you’re a successful real estate agent in today’s competitive business climate, you almost certainly long ago embraced digital marketing in all its forms as part of your overall strategy. You have a website, updated business listings, a social media presence, and probably conduct email campaigns. But there’s one factor that you might not be placing enough emphasis on, and that’s online realtor reviews from your customers. They’re much more important than you think.
The Rise Of Customer Reviews
Online reviews have always been with us, but most businesses have taken an indifferent approach to them. But the local search marketing landscape has changed significantly over the last few years with the rise of mobile devices and evolving consumer behaviour. As reported by SEO news site Search Engine Land, more than 80% of American adults aged 18 – 44 own smartphones, and over half of those research businesses, products, and services using a search engine like Google (86.3% of search market share in 2018) or going directly to a specific business’s website.
Real estate customers are becoming more reliant on word-of-mouth referrals, feedback, and online reviews as part of their decision-making process related to choosing a real estate businesses or realtor.
- Almost 85% of customers rely on online reviews to make informed choices.
- 62% will make contact with a real estate agent due to the agents positive online reviews.
- 71% are very likely to do an internet search for a real estate if referred to them via word of mouth
More about the survey results here:
Businesses that do not account for reviews on the internet are missing out on a significant vector for growth.
Selecting the right voice for your company and brand is one of the most important decisions you may have to make as a business owner and entrepreneur. Having the ability to effectively communicate with your audience while making authentic connections with prospective customers using your company’s voice is essential to build a successful name and reputation for any brand. Whether you are launching your first company from the ground up or if you are looking to re-brand your current business, knowing what voice to go with is a way to outshine competition while leaving a lasting and positive impression on your audience.
Google Lighthouse is the latest Free SEO tool the search engine offers to SEO marketers. It joins the list of SEO tools such as Google Analytics, Search Console, Keyword Planner, Google Trends, Consumer Surveys, and PageSpeed Insights.
What is Google Lighthouse?
Google did not design the Lighthouse primarily as a free SEO tool. It was not an SEO tool at all. It was initially intended for the auditing of Progressive Web Apps, PWAs. The four areas of the audit are accessibility, Progressive Web Apps, performance, and some other best practices.
Melbourne, Australia’s AddMe.com Launches Review Management Software Platform for Small & Medium Businesses in Canada
Montreal based SEO Agency for SMB’s, partners with Australian Software Company to promote an easy to use platform for monitoring and collecting customer reviews
Melbourne, Australia based AddMe has partnered with Montreal based Let’s Get Optimized (LGO) to promote its newly launched Review Management Software. AddMe’s Matt Hodgson states ‘’the platform is a straightforward, four-step process for collecting customer reviews’’ and that ‘’Online reviews have become an essential component in people’s purchasing decisions.’’ Hodgson also added that ‘’AddMe Review helps collect, manage and showcase all the feedback that customers provide.’’
Happy New Year From The Team @ AddMe
We all had a vote and we have all agreed, the Darude – Sandstorm New Years Eve countdown is by far the best way to welcome 2018.
We hope you all enjoy and look forward to seeing you all in 2018
Merry Christmas From All @ AddMe.com
Here is a list of popular Christmas Songs for 2018 – cue them up and enjoy your break.
Don’t be so quick to dismiss web directories in this time and age. It may have been a while since you heard about them but that doesn’t necessarily mean that they have lost significance. Web directories are, in fact, very much important for SEO; more than you realize. Submitting your website to the right web directories can do wonders for you.
Did I touch a nerve? I hope so! Here is what you should know about web directories and I’ll exemplify with Jasmine Directory, one of the last directories that, in my view, has survived all of Google’s penalties. And we shall see why, as well.