Blog about internet marketing concepts and ideas for the real estate industry. I am also a Zillow employee, so you will find occasional updates and information about the Zillow in my blog content as well.
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This week Google announced that as of Feb 10, 2011, it will no longer display real estate listings on its Google Map pages. In case you weren't familiar with what this looks like today, here is a screen shot: In the blog post making this annoucement Google said, "In part due to low usage, the pr...
Zillow Agent Reviews and Endorsements. The ultimate goal in adding this social media aspect to Zillow, was to aide consumers in the agent selection process based on past client endorsements and reviews. The system was launched in late December, and agents could ask their clients to review them ...
This first step in launching this product was to build the functionality and allow agents to invite their past clients to reveiw them. Now that we have thousands of reviews in the system, it gets more interesting and the cream will really rise to the top. Now we can surface agents who have hig...