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This web log records my activities with nwRealty.Net, Inc. and nwRealty.com. I endeavor to remain objective but frequently express my personal opinions.
We received three Buyer leads this morning from our website at www.nwrealty.com.  All need attention and there are no strings attached.  Just give me a call if you work in these areas and can help.  Or pass the information on to someone that does work there.Chehailis, Lewis County, WA #27012269 (...
Short and sweet ...I found a comical example of keyword stuffing was posted on Matt Cutts' blog this morning.  www.mattcutts.com  Matt is a Google employee that shares insites of Googles operations.  A good blog to follow for website owners and those interested in SEO.added 8/1 ...Simply put, key...
I browsed the "AR IDX" group and didn't see very many posts so I thought I should post to that group and other groups in Washington State.We've provided websites with NWMLS IDX search solutions since 1999.  Adhering to three principles has enabled us to share a significant degree of success with ...
Thanks for all the comments and emails on my previous post regarding PPC bargain shopping.I've worked with PPC advertising since it was first introduced by Overture (now Yahoo) and have found that Google delivers the best results.  About 90% of traffic for our site at http://www.nwrealty.com/ ori...
I've previously posted an entry about advertised listings that are no longer on the market.  With the open forum of AR I guess that I should just plan to climb a stump and start preaching from time to time.Falsely advertising a listing can get you in a lot of trouble ... even if it is tucked way ...
If a web site is part of your personal promotion, sooner or later you should plan a monthly budget for Google "Pay-Per-Click" advertising (aka Google Adwords or PPC).  When that day comes you will face decisions of how much you're willing to spend to acquire one visitor.In Seattle Metro areas lik...
Here are some simple, but essential web design fundamentals ...The internet continues to evolve causing website development, design and marketing  to becomes more sophisticated and complex.  New technologies allow us to create impressive web sites.Keep It Simple! The purpose of all websites is re...
Most site owners don't realize the importance of maintaining accurate, up to date domain records.  The most critical item being the Registrant's (the owner) and the Administrative Contact's email address.  Several times each year we'll have a new customer that changed their ISP and didn't think t...
A couple years ago ComScore Networks announced that MSN searchers were 48% more likely to buy products online than the average web user .... likewise Google searchers were 42% more likely to buy.  One suggested reason was that MSN and Google users have more money.A lot of interesting demographic ...
While exploring the tools shared in a previous post I discovered another useful tool at www.compete.com that allows you to graph comparative ranking reports from competing sites.  What sets this tool apart is their full disclosure of how rankings are established (unlike alexa, neilson, etc.).  So...

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