If ever there were a field where marketing was vital — both for yourself and your clients — it’s real estate. With sites like Trulia, Zillow and Realtor.com attracting the lion’s share of online real estate search traffic, it’s more important than ever to make yourself visible, find your own voice, and put a personal touch to your services. Today I want to tell you about a residential realtor doing just that.
Did you know 70% of buyers say that blogs affect their purchasing decisions? For small business owners on tight marketing budgets, this is great news, because it means just a little extra time tweaking your website can have a big impact on turning looky-loos into leads.
The 7 tips I bring you today are inspired by episode 2 of the “Get More Bang for Your Business Blogging Buck” HubSpot webinar series, where the conversation centered on optimizing blog content to give prospects the information they need to make confident decisions.
This week I attended a HubSpot webinar on how to “Get More Bang for Your Business Blogging Buck.” The presenters, Connor Sullivan and Mark Kilens, packed so much great advice into the hour, I thought it worth sharing some favorite takeaways.
These 20 stats are from HubSpot’s 2013 State of Inbound Marketing report (I cherry picked from a list of 150 the ones I thought most relevant to small business owners). Enjoy, and feel free to send me questions about anything related to Inbound. If I don’t know the answer, I will research and get back to you pronto! [Read more…] about 20 Reasons to Try Inbound Marketing for Your Small Business
I love playing tennis. Last year my husband gave me lessons for my birthday, so the first thing I did was Google the racquet club he bought them from, hoping to learn more about the instructors, how the classes were structured, and what I’d be learning.
Can you believe this business didn’t have a website? There were a few reviews on Yelp — a mix of positive and negative — but nothing else. All of my communication with the club had to be done by phone, because they also didn’t have an email address.