22
Jun
2010

Google already integrating properties in search results

To those (including myself, oops) who said Google's property listings would not have an immediate impact, it might be time to eat your words.
21
Jun
2010

Gaining an unfair advantage on Rightmove

Over the weekend, I came across a nice way to increase the exposure of your own website on Rightmove.
18
Jun
2010

Logo tips for start-up estate agents

It's surprising how often we get asked for advice on logo design at PropertyADD.
17
Jun
2010

Is the ASA wrong on virtual offices?

When the latest issue of The Negotiator's email newsletter dropped into my inbox this morning, yet another article about the ASA banning a Spicerhaart advert caught my eye.
16
Jun
2010

Improving your estate agent boards

With news from EAT this morning (once their very slow website had actually loaded) that Hamptons are refreshing their sales and lettings boards to promote their iPhone app, I do wonder if more agents could do with sitting down and brainstorming about
16
Jun
2010

*STOP PRESS* Google Property Search here at last?

Following a tweet from Negotiator Magazine today, it does indeed seem as though Google Maps UK now includes property search and listings!(Or could this be another false dawn?!)To try it for yourself:Go to http://maps.
15
Jun
2010

Personal estate agents, child of our times

2010 may well turn out to be a year of notable change in the property industry.
14
Jun
2010

StumbleUpon PPC advertising - the results are in

Some of you may remember that, back in March, I signed up with StumbleUpon's paid advertising to test whether or not it was a cost effective form of pay-per-click marketing.
11
Jun
2010

The World Cup is here!

So, to the delight of football lovers across the globe, the World Cup is finally here.
10
Jun
2010

AdWords calls to action for service businesses

Our monthly Google AdWords summary report arrived yesterday.
09
Jun
2010

Idiot's guide to Facebook for estate agents

Today's guest blog comes from Paul Anthony, who works alongside brand mascot Charlie as Marketing Manager for Northern Ireland's largest property website, PropertyPal.
08
Jun
2010

Estate agency goings on

Well, it's nice to be back after a brief break from the blog last week.
01
Jun
2010

Postcard from the Modern Estate Agent

The Modern Estate Agent is taking a well deserved break this week, but you're probably all busy dealing with an influx of speculative sellers anyway!See you in a few days time.
28
May
2010

iPad isn't the answer

What with the perfect storm of iPad coverage today (so it isn't just an expensive not-quite-laptop then?), I thought I would take the opportunity to go against the crowd.
27
May
2010

Improving your listings on Rightmove

Today's guest blog is from Tim Muir of Rightmove.