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Awesome Active Rain Shower!

I tried a little experiment this weekend.  Novice blogger that I am, I decided to try my hand at writing a few posts on Verrado, the community where Suzanne and I live.

The posts went up on Active Rain as follows:Rainbow

March 15 Verrado

March 16 Verrado Custom Homes

March 16 Verrado - Buying? Selling?

March 17 Monterey Court at Verrado

March 18 Schools in Verrado

March 20 Homes in Verrado

Even before the post today, I noticed something a little surprising in Google rankings going on, so I threw together a list of Search Terms for Verrado and checked each phrase with Google, Yahoo, MSN and AOL.  Very unscientific experiment.  The results are tabulated below as results for links to my Active Rain profile and/or Active Rain posts from the list above.  I tested 14 search phrases within the last half hour - please - test some others that may occur to you and post the results in a comment!

On Google, all 14 appeared on Page One, 9 of the 14 at the coveted #1 position. 

On Yahoo, 9 appeared on Page One, 1 of the 14 at the coveted #1 position. 

On MSN, 12 appeared on Page One, 1 of the 14 at the coveted #1 position. 

On AOL, all 14 appeared on Page One, 10 of the 14 at the coveted #1 position. 

Verrado Key Words Google Yahoo MSN AOL
Buy a home in Verrado 1, 2 & 3 2 5 & 6 1 & 2
Sell a home in Verrado 1, 2, 3, 4 2 4 & 5 1, 2 & 3
Buy Verrado Home 1 5 0 1
Sell Verrado Home 3 & 4, 7 3 3 & 4 4 & 5
Verrado Real Estate 5 9 4 & 5 5
Buy Verrado Real Estate 1 & 2 4 3 & 4 1 & 2
Sell Verrado Real Estate 1, 2 & 3 1 3 & 4 1, 2 & 6
Verrado Custom Homes 3 & 9 16 17 1
Schools in Verrado 3 7 10 3
Monterey Court Verrado 1, 2 & 6 9 6 1, 2 & 4
Verrado Agent 4 & 5 6 7 & 8 3 & 4
Verrado Broker 1, 2, 3 & 4 4 1 & 2 1, 2, 3 & 4
Verrado Custom Lot 1, 2, 3 & 4 14 6 & 7 1, 2, 3 & 4
Verrado Home Search 1 & 2 19 4 1 & 2
Active Rain

 

I find it mind boggling that five relatively short, but focused, articles about Verrado could precipitate (pun intended) these organic Search Engine results so quickly.  It just goes to show once again the Awesome Active Rain Shower Power!

Here is a link to the following week's results:

Awesome Active Rain Shower! Weather outlook - more rain ahead!

 

 

If you are considering a move to Phoenix you owe it to yourself to visit Verrado as part of your home tour.  If you are considering buying a home or real estate in Verrado you owe it to yourself to talk with Haven Express at Keller Williams Realty Professional Partners to determine whether Tony Marriott is the best real estate Broker in Verrado to help you with the purchase of your home.

About the Authors - Updated 2018

If you are considering a Traditional or Short Sale of your home in Phoenix, Scottsdale or any location in Maricopa County Arizona, you owe it to yourself to talk with the BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty to determine whether Tony and Suzanne Marriott are the best real estate Brokers in the Phoenix and Scottsdale metropolitan area to help you with the Successful Sale of your home.

Tony and Suzanne have personally Listed, Sold and Closed more than a hundred Short Sales with the highest list to close rate in the Phoenix Metro Area!

Tony Marriott - Chief Operating Officer - BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Suzanne Marriott - Chief Learning Officer - BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Associate Brokers, REALTORS
BVO Luxury Group
Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Comments

So that's what you were doing over the weekend - I wondered what all the mumbling was about.  I take it this was responsible for the "storm surge" of inbound calls today!
Posted by Suzanne Marriott, Associate Broker, CLHMS, e-PRO (Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Tony, I appreciate the reminder.  I just sent the link to my sales and marketing director.  This is what consumers are actually looking for.
Posted by Steve Dalton, Northwest Indiana Home Builder (219-465-8352 ) over 12 years ago
Great news Tony, way to go.  I have noticed this with my listings.  I blog the listing then blog a community profile:  scan the site plan, add info, fees, amenities.  Link to them in several post.  Top ranking, lots of calls.
Posted by Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Listing Agent (Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL) over 12 years ago

Great little series, and looks easy enough to duplicate for anyone who just commits to following through.  With 500+ active new home communities in the Las Vegas valley, I've got a lot of writing ahead of me! How many converted leads were in the 'storm surge'?

For "Verrado real estate agent" your profile is #1 in Google along with your "Monterrey Court at Verrado" post. For "Homes in Verrado" your profile is #6.

Posted by John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate (Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace) over 12 years ago
thanks so much fo sharing this idea and its success!  gotta copy you on this one. =)
Posted by Leigh Brown, CEO, Dream Maker - Charlotte, NC (Leigh Brown & Associates, RE/MAX Executive) over 12 years ago

Tony,

I made light of blogging and the exposure it gets and where it ends up and what is the final outcome.

Where do all the blogs end up? On the cutting room floor?  

Posted by Neal Bloom, Realtor CRS-Weston FL Real Estate (eXp Realty) over 12 years ago
Those are awesome stats.  Keep it up.  I have started taking some neighborhood pictures now that the grass is turning green, and I'm going to concentrate on community blogs also.
Posted by Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator (Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com) over 12 years ago
Tony, that was inspiring - I can't wait to see what happens here! I'm off to write more blogs
Posted by Cyndee Haydon, 727-710-8035 Clearwater, Beach Short Sales Luxury Condos &Homes (Charles Rutenberg Realty) over 12 years ago
I like the idea of adding neighborhood content that I want to focus on.  I want to position myself as the "neighborhood expert".  With enough good information it will happen with Active Rain
Posted by Ethan Dozeman, Real Estate in Grand Rapids (Realty Executives Platinum Group) over 12 years ago

Great news, Tony. Smart thing to do, clearly. Thanks for passing this along. Bookmarked for reference.

Chris - great approach that works, and easy to do. 

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) over 12 years ago
And what a shower it was!  Even though we know the benefits of Active Rain, you certainly did a great job of illustrating to us.  Thanks and here's to your continued success.
Posted by Diane Bell, Hilton Head Real Estate, Bluffton (Charter 1 Real Estate, Hilton Head, Bluffton, SC) over 12 years ago
Bravo to you and the founders of AR for their incredible vision!  The potential is awesome!  I have notice the same thing with a couple of focused blogs I have done -- NO. 1 page for NH Buyer Agent!
Posted by Joan Whitebook, Consumer Focused Real Estate Services (BHG The Masiello Group) over 12 years ago
Nice Update on the power of the Rain!
Posted by Mitchell Jamel, e-PRO Realtor (Brite Real Estate Professionals - Saint Augustine Florida) over 12 years ago

Sounds like a plan; I'm going to give it a try and see what happens.

Thanks for the tip.

Posted by Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH (RE/MAX Shoreline) over 12 years ago

AR and Localism are super!  I don't think we understand it -- maybe we don't need to, just make it work for us.

Posted by Paula Walter, Ph.D. e-Pro REALTOR (Realty Executives of Kansas City) over 12 years ago

Tony,

Great post! I will give this a shot - I have been absent since January working on a blog site with the lovely Mary McKnight - this is no excuse - and I have received 2 leads from AR in the last month - this is but 1 more way to get the most out of this powerful medium!!

Posted by Kevin & Diane Orak, Palm Coast & Reunion Resort Real Estate (The Orak Team-Parkside Realty Group) over 12 years ago

It is amazing isnt i ?? I feel like I know a little secret (blogging) and hate to share it! I too have seen leaps and bounds in rank and love it! Scared to brag, someone might find out how easy it is!

Posted by Michele Connors, Your Eastern North Carolina Realtor (The Overton Group, LLC Pitt & Carteret County) over 12 years ago

That is pretty amazing!  Tony, you must be very excited!

It's interesting, but I received an email today from a consumer who is thinking about selling her house and wanted to know how staging works.  I am most certain that she saw one of my staging blogs.  Pretty neat for a couple of blogs.

Congrats!

Posted by Irina Netchaev, Pasadena CA Real Estate (Pasadena Views Real Estate Team, Inc.) over 12 years ago
It's really interesting that in just a weekend you can achieve this positioning! Keep that in mind for everyone who wants to sell us #1 position.
Posted by Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS (Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International) over 12 years ago
Great work I hope this keeps up for all of us! :)
Posted by Michael Trinchitella, Putnam Westchester Real Estate (Putnam, Westchester Real Estate) over 12 years ago
Break out the umbrellas! A little work pays off nicely. Your posts look great and your phone should be ringing off the hook shortly. I bookmarked this post for future reference as well.
Posted by Kelly Kilpatrick, Broker-Associate over 12 years ago

I was thinking about making a similar chart for what my blogs have been doing.  I have done some blogs for local neighborhoods and they are ranking quite well.  I have also put neighborhood pages on my website - separate pages for each neighborhood.  Those are ranking well for the neighborhood names.  It is amazing how fast the pages get indexed and ranked!  I wish my own website ranked that quickly after I created it.

 

Rita 

Posted by Rita Taylor, Sanford NC Real Estate - Homes for Sale in Sanford North Carolina (None) over 12 years ago
I now know the answer to a very important question. Thanks for sharing.
Posted by John Cilladi, REALTOR, EcoBroker, e-PRO (Keller Williams Real Estate) over 12 years ago
Wow, thanks for the info!  I am a new agent looking for my first listing.  I think I'm going to try this out!  I'll let you know how it goes!
Posted by Julie Ferenzi, Julie Ferenzi (john greene Realtor) over 12 years ago
I get alot of hits from active rain and phone calls. This is the premier site of the one i've found. Let it rain my friend, let it rain!!!
Posted by Luke Constantino, Residential/Commercial Real Estate Brooklyn NY (Brooklyn/Manhattan Real Estate) over 12 years ago
WOW!  Did you run a tandem test with your other blog?
Posted by Keith Jeppson - Salt Lake City Real Estate (Everest Realty Group) over 12 years ago
Wow, I'm not getting nearly the good results with College Station with much repeated effort.  I think my keywords aren't cutting it.  Any sage words?
Posted by Chris Tesch, College Station, Texas Real Estate (RE/MAX Bryan-College Station) over 12 years ago

Thanks for this blog.  I am pretty new to all of this and I have not seen the results yet.  This gives me some focus, and reason to keep blogging.

Great Realtor in Madison Wi

 

 

Posted by Real Estate Guy in Madison, Wisconsin, Real Estate Guy (Powered by: eXp Realty) over 12 years ago
Great strategy.  I have been blogging about various subdivisions, but never the same one multiple times.....
Posted by Kaushik Sirkar (Call Realty, Inc.) over 12 years ago

Tony: Even cooler will be the long-tailed traffic from Google that comes in during the months (and years???) ahead.

 

Good job!

Posted by Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad Real Estate and Homes (San Diego Previews Real Estate) over 12 years ago
Tony
Thank for sharing the tips --as a novice I need to learn as much as possible.
Kudos
Posted by Aziz Abdur-Raoof, Howard Co. Real Estate Scoop (RE/MAX Rewards) over 12 years ago
Yes! I've noticed the same for me, but to a lesser degree. I love active rain!
Posted by Julie McLaughlin (Staging Chico) over 12 years ago

Congratulations, Tony! I started focusing more on Localism some time ago. Results are great!

Posted by Elaine Reese, REALTOR® in central Ohio (Real Living HER, Powell Ohio) over 12 years ago
very nice!  good use of key words to get those rankings
Posted by David A. Podgursky PA, THE PODGURSKY GROUP - Make the Right Move! (THE PODGURSKY GROUP @ Re/Max Direct) over 12 years ago
Excellent example of how blogs mean Better Listings On Google.  Good for you sir!
Posted by SEO Expert: Michael George, Real Estate and Law Firm SEO over 12 years ago
Thanks! I'd like to do the same in my city on my blog if you don't mind.
Posted by David Edwards (Edwards Real Estate Group, Inc.) over 12 years ago
Steve - Thanks for stopping by - I was hoping it would be found by consumers - and it seems to have been!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Chris - Sounds like that will be good next steps for me.
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
John - You better get busy!  Conversions - too soon to tell - just these past few days that the surge hit.  I have been busy sending buyer leads on to Rich & Ken - as well as a few requests for CMA that I'm handling.
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Leigh - Feel Free!  That's what the "Rain" is all about....sharing!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Neal - Sure would be nice if there was a very specific instruction guide rather than "trial and error"!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Donna - Looking forward to seeing you on top of the world for your target market!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Cyndee - Write those posts - and let us know how it works out!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago

Ethan - That's the goal - keep your eye on the ball!

Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Jeff - The experiment produced even better results than I had hoped.  Now to see how long they "stick"!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Diane - Thanks for the encouragement!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Joan - Thanks for the validation - I'm glad to here that this is not a "one time" event!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Mitchell - Thanks for stopping by.
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Jim - Let us know how it works out for your area.
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Paula - I'm with you there.  I know how to drive - but I'm no auto mechanic!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Kevin - I plan to do the same on our new blog and see how the results compare - will let you know!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Michele - Bad news and good news - Bad News - the word is out - Good News - Less than 1% of agents, etc. will bother to do it.
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Irina - That's great news - keep posting!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Sharon - You are right on target - I spoke with someone yesterday who spends 50K per month - yep $50,000 per month - on Google PPC.  The scary thing is they are actually profitable in spite of that.  They are not an agent or a franchise - different business model.
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Michael - me too!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Kelly - Thanks for stopping by - there has indeed been a surge as a result!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Rita - I'm going to track this and give an update in a week on the same set of phrases.
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago

I'll check into this it looks good and thank you.

 

Patricia Aulson/Secoast Realtor/NH & ME

Posted by Patricia Aulson, Realtor - Portsmouth NH Homes-Hampton NH Homes (BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOME SERVICES Verani Realty NH Real Estate ) over 12 years ago
That's great. I do a lot to optimize my own website and here seems to be an incredible tools to help. Thanks for information.
Posted by Craig Smith, Frederick MD Real Estate (Re/Max Achievers) over 12 years ago

Tony,... I am still learning how to find and search for things....  but leaning all of this is incredible. Just searching for an incomplete sentence is incredible.

 

                                                                                                            jeff belonger

Posted by Jeff Belonger, The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans ( Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc) over 12 years ago
Glad you had such great results!  If you want to see the search volume of those phrases, check out a tool like WordTracker so you can see how many times in a 90 day period those phrases are being searched :)
Posted by James and Joseph Bridges (Keller Williams Realty - Global Trust Team) over 12 years ago

It's quite amazing......the power of this network and what it can do for your business.

I know I'm sold

Posted by Tracy Santrock, Raleigh - Cary Realtor/Broker In Charge (Fonville Morisey/Santrock Realty Group, Inc. ) over 12 years ago
John - You are most welcome.
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Julie - Hope it works for you and please do let us know how it turns out!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Luke - Happy to hear it's raining for you too!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Keith - No - but that's on the "to do" list.
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Chris T. - Not really.  Perhaps College Station is a much more "popular" target - don't know what results I'll get when I replicate this experiment for "Phoenix"!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Guy - keep us posted!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Kaushik - Give it a try and let me know how it works - maybe I should experiment with the east valley? :-)
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Roberta - I hope so - I don't know enough about the internal workings of SEO to know what to expect or hope for!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Asis - You're welcome - give it a try and let us know how it works for you!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Julie - Step up the focus on the posting and share the results!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Elaine - Happy to hear it's "raining" in your neighborhood!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Ethan - keep us posted.
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
David - See how it works for you and let us know!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Karen - It sure beats paying for PPC!  Never have - never will!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
David - Please do and let us know the results!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Patricia - Thanks for stopping by and let us know how it works out.
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Craig - Let us know the results!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Jeff - It's truly amazing!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
James - Thanks for the info on where to get a list of searches consumers are doing - can then use that list to engineer future posts!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Tracy - It's truly a beautiful thing! :-)
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago

Great post Tony. I've been noticing the same thing.

Best,

Sean 

Posted by Watch My Listings (Watch My Listings) over 12 years ago
Tony, that's great stuff! I've noticed the same kind of results from many of my blog posts. They don't drive my personal website up the rankings much but they still get me exposure and that's the name of the game! Thanks for sharing the stats. It's interesting to see them put into trackable format.
Posted by Ryan Hukill - Edmond, Realtor, Team Lead (ShowMeOKC Real Estate Pros of KW Elite) over 12 years ago
Ryan - Seems like the individual posts are starting to slip slightly in the results - but the blogsite has risen to the top.  Still watching and learning!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
I find these results exciting! To think that with a little well-planned effort you can get the rankings is very exciting!
Posted by Maggie Dokic | Miami, FL | 305.81.HOUSE (46873), GREEN, CDPE, SFR, Pinecrest | Palmetto Bay | (eXp Realty LLC) over 12 years ago
I have experienced the same results with a community I was blogging.
Posted by Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Listing Agent (Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL) over 12 years ago
Maggie - Ket us know if you try this in your area and get similar results - seems like a couple of the commenters have.
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Chris - Did the improved ranking results translate into more leads/deals? 
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Thank you for sharing this Tony.  Between you and Renee Burrows, I have some excellent guidelines on how to focus our areas of localism.  I also realize that this is something I can integrate into my '3 hours a day' lead generation.  Thanks again!
Posted by Christina Ethridge (The North Idaho Dream Team powered by SKE Realty Group) over 12 years ago

Hey Tony!

I thought I'd drop by and mention what a great listing tool this technology can be.  I took a listing in Brendan Cove.  I decided to write the "Community SPotlight" blog for it that I can follow up with a "listing by address" when I get the home photos.  I posted my Brendan Cove blog last night.  It's now the 4th click down on the first page of google for the term Brendan Cove.  Plus, the localism link for the neighborhood is also on that first page.

Next, I go to the home to have the listing paperwork signed and walk in with a commercial referral for the homeowner.  He is a commercial broker and someone inquired about a blog I wrote December 10th.  It's a $4M property.  At worse the commercial broker can find this buyer something else. 

Just wanted to share the news!

Posted by Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Listing Agent (Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL) over 12 years ago
Christina - Thanks for the comment!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago
Chris - It works very well!
Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 12 years ago

Tony,

Thank you for sharing this one. I am going to try this way. My website comes up on page 2 when I do a town search

Posted by Lori Lincoln Team, Top Agent Taunton,Dighton Rehoboth &more (Top Agent Serving Dighton Taunton, Rehoboth and more!) almost 12 years ago
WOW! Thanks for sharing, I think I'll try this as well and see how it does.
Posted by Leigh Bates, The Trinity Group (Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate) almost 12 years ago

Sean I was remiss in the early days - just now catching up with comments from blog posts since day 1 - thanks for the comment - hope you are still in the 'Rain!  

Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) almost 4 years ago

Lori Lincoln -Broker/Associate, Keller Williams Taunton, Rehoboth, Swansea, Fall River and surrounding areas I was remiss in the early days - just now catching up with comments from blog posts since day 1 - thanks for the comment - hope you are still in the 'Rain!  

Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) almost 4 years ago

Leigh Bates I was remiss in the early days - just now catching up with comments from blog posts since day 1 - thanks for the comment - hope you are still in the 'Rain!  

Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) almost 4 years ago

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Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) over 3 years ago

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Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) about 3 years ago

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Listed, Sold and Closed 100% of listings taken (dozens of them) since June 2011!

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Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) about 3 years ago

Planning to sell your home in Scottsdale, Arizona?  Give us a call for a free, no obligation, consultation!  Haven Express

Listed, Sold and Closed 100% of listings taken (dozens of them) since June 2011!

Real Estate.  It's What We Do. Best!

Posted by Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty) about 3 years ago

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