Craigslist Real Estate Ads Generate Google Juice

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Stars Realty
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I am a big fan of a FREE service called Google Alerts.  What Google Alerts can do is search the internet every day for a specific keyword or search term and when it locates a match it will automatically email you the term and a link to the website.  This is super beneficial especially when you are tracking and monitoring your real estate marketing.  Last night we posted an advertisement to Craigslist and the headline of the advertisement was "Apple Valley Lake Waterfront Home".  In less than 24 hours Google had picked it up, indexed the page and emailed me a notification.  This is another confirmation that Google is searching and indexing Craigslist and it also means that there may be value created from this type of advertising especially if your advertisement contains a link back to the specific property you have for sale.  

I hope you find this tip helpful.  

Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty 740-397-7800.  http://www.KnoxCountyOhio.com

Craigslist Real Estate Advertisement

Sam Miller Team of REMAX Stars Realty (740) 397-7800  KnoxCountyOhio.com

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Rainmaker
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Pat Champion
Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty - Mount Dora, FL

This is a wonderful tool we can all use and benefit from it is good you are tracking and see the benefits first hand.

Mar 01, 2012 01:17 PM #1
Rainmaker
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Joe Jackson
Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty - Columbus, OH
Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert

Wow I was not aware of this tool thanks for sharing it Sam

Mar 01, 2012 01:25 PM #2
Rainmaker
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Joe Jackson
Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty - Columbus, OH
Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert

I am having my staff review this and see if we can put it in place

Mar 02, 2012 05:37 AM #3
Rainmaker
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Sam Miller
RE/MAX Stars Realty - Howard, OH
Knox County Ohio Real Estate Specialist

Pat - Thank you!  Google Alerts is an amazing service that comes to us every single day automatically with zero effort on our part.  I love the idea that Craigslist is being indexed on Google.

Joe - Thanks!  You can use your Real Pro Systems template, add a market specific searchable description and a couple of links and I have a strong feeling the Google juice on your website will grow quickly.

Mar 02, 2012 07:49 AM #13
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Christi Hawkins
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage - Mount Vernon, OH

What great information, always look forward to hearing about all your new ideas!

Mar 06, 2012 02:55 AM #14
Rainmaker
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Wallace S. Gibson, CPM
Gibson Management Group, Ltd. - Charlottesville, VA
LandlordWhisperer

My AGGRESSIVE Craigslist rental posting routine gets me to the top of Google - I LOVE Craigslist

Mar 15, 2012 03:57 AM #24
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Nic Transtrum
It never hurts to know the owner @ BizPrintSolutions.com - Blackfoot, ID

Craigslist is one of many directories out there that help with rankings. Good post.

Apr 14, 2012 08:39 AM #25
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Jim Gideon
Prudential First Realty - Des Moines, IA
REALTOR, e-PRO, Des Moines Area Realtor

Good info. I love Craigslist and Google!

May 30, 2012 07:35 PM #26
Rainmaker
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Kathy Stoltman
Rockwood Realty - Ventura, CA
Ventura County Real Estate Consultant 805-746-1793

Thanks for this tip, I am going to check it out.

Aug 09, 2012 11:29 AM #27
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Elva C. Benjamin
Miller & Associates Real Estate, LLC - Fairfield, PA
REALTOR, ABR, CDPE, SRES

I'm just getting aggressive lately using Craigslist.....And, it's bringing more attention to my website. Didn't know about this Google Alerts, but will have to check it out.  Thanks.  

Oct 29, 2012 01:59 PM #28
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