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3 Things To Know about Google's New Search

3 Things To Know about Google's New Search

This morning I decided to Google some search terms to see what would come up?  I try to do this as often as posssible with different keywords or phrases to see what shows up on the results page.  Now maybe this was there all along, but it's the first time I noticed it or maybe it's just the first time I was paying attention!  lol~

Google has added a new preview feature to their "Search Engine Results Pages" (SERPS) so here's some suggestions to keep your sites and posts at the top of those pages. (because nobody clicks on page 2)  It's one thing to get to the top of the search engines, it's another to get visitors to click on the links to your sites and posts when they do find them.

One: Your Title's and content are more important than ever!! 

Google is all about "results" and NOBODY wants to provide better, faster, exact results on a search term or phrase than these guys.  Always think of the audience you are trying to reach and what keywords, terms, or phrases they might be typing in the search engines.  Those title's being searched will greatly increase the odds of you showing up in the SERPS.

Two: To Click or Not To Click will now be the question?

With the addition of Google's new "preview" option, now folks may or may not click open your site or article even if it is at the top of page one in the search engine results page.  They can simply hover their mouse over the "preview arrow" and see your site or post displayed to the right of their screen. 

Note: See the new Google Search Preview Tool that displays on one of my wordpress training blogs below:

So how important is it NOW that the content of your blog, website, or post be rich in quality and cosmetically appealing?  In my opinion, this now becomes another key ingredient and important component to getting positive results (or not) of your "click-thru ratios" since a simple "hover display" may NOT get you "clicked" or help your SEO. 

(Google's Display Image)

Three:  Which Click Counts Most? The text Link or the Image?

Both the search engine results text link and the new preview page are live links, you'll notice they both have the same URL structure but I'm sure Google can determine and measure what the majority of searchers are clicking on, the links in the text, or the images that are being displayed? I'm guessing it may eventually be the previewed images.

Make sure you're including quality images, graphics and photos, good relative and useful content, awesome titles, and other pieces of useful and valuable data and information that will lean your target audience to clicking on your websites, profiles, and blogs.  Your online business is going to have to kick it up a notch to stay in the game and at the top. 

Go ahead and give it a try yourself.  Search any keywords, terms, or phrases where you want to show up on page one.  See what your page or site display/preview looks like in the new Google Search results page?  Sometimes running experiments like this in the search engines can be a very beneficial learning experience. 

 

     

"Learn More. Get More. Do More. Be More."

Comment balloon 99 commentsBrad Andersohn • September 23 2011 02:24PM

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Great advice Brad! Google is progressing so much faster than the other search engines. I love to study them. I had noticed the preview and it's pretty cool. Great information here. Thanks. Suggested

Posted by Deb Brooks (Brooks Prime Properties Wichita Falls Texas) about 8 years ago

Thanks for the tips.  Love reading all this SEO stuff on Active Rain.  Don't have time to explore things by myself but I read these blogs like a digest or cliff notes!

Posted by Jennifer Chiongbian, Real Estate Broker - NYC (Specializing in all types of Manhattan apts & townhouses) about 8 years ago

I learn something new every time I click on an AR post. Thanks for this interesting Google info ;)

Posted by Donnie McKinney, Donnie McKinney CCIM, Purchase Realty Group (Purchase Realty Group) about 8 years ago

Great info as always, Brad. I wasn't aware of the new preview options, until now.

Posted by Dan and Amy Schuman, Luxury Home Specialists (Howard Hanna Real Estate Services) about 8 years ago

Once again, solid advice provided here, my friend. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

Posted by Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor (Helping people in transition) about 8 years ago

Great info!  I try to soak up as much as possible about SEO.  Thanks for the post!! :)

Posted by Rebecca Melancon (RAM Arts Photography) about 8 years ago

Brad  Great information as always! Love Love Love it ! I passed with flying colors .. But then I learned from the best ..YOU!

Hannah

Posted by Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818 (Re/Max Eastern inc.) about 8 years ago

Brad:

Haven't see the preview tab.  I am going to follow your advice and check out some keywords where I want page 1 placement.  Thanks.

Posted by Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA (Alain Pinel Realtors) about 8 years ago

Brad  - Thanks for the tips.  Now to get something fixed to better maximize this information.

Posted by Steven Cook (No Longer Processing Mortgages.) about 8 years ago

Hi Brad - Thanks for a timely article. It's always important to stay on top of what Google is doing, and you have given us some great suggestions for adapting to it.

Posted by Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate (New Paradigm Partners LLC) about 8 years ago
Great information to have. I'm in the process of switching websites and I think I'll have the cosmetic appeal covered. We've already got the rest covered.
Posted by Mark Delgado, Benicia and Vallejo, Property Management, rental h (houses for rent, Solano County & Glen Cove) about 8 years ago

Thanks for the update Brad. As always, so glad to be on this site with so many great people helping and sharing!

Posted by Peggy James, Woodbridge Virginia Area Real Estate Specialist (EXIT Realty Associates) about 8 years ago

Brad, as always, good stuff here to keep us where we want to be! Have a great weekend!

Posted by Connie Harvey, Realtor - Nashville TN Real Estate (Pilkerton Realtors) about 8 years ago

This stuff changes so fast I am surprised anyone can keep up. My kids always (daily) have something new to try out. Heres to keeping up I guess

Posted by Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl. (Charles Stallions Real Estate Services ) about 8 years ago

Oh dear, just when you thought it was safe to go in the water .......

Posted by Jane Peters, Los Angeles real estate concierge services (Home Jane Realty) about 8 years ago

Wow, thx Brad.  I believe before there was the magnifying glass that would show this, but I think you had to click on it to see.  Now, it's much easier, you just hover.  Wow on all the data they can collect.

I just looked at some of mine.  Some pages look great; others definitely have some opportunities for graphics higher up.  Another upcoming project.

Posted by Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers (The Flooring Girl) about 8 years ago

Brad - The functionality is the same, but icons appear to be browser specific. In IE and Chrome, the magnifying glass opens the preview pane; in Firefox it's the double arrow.

Posted by John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate (Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace) about 8 years ago

Thanks for the Google news Brad. I'm trying to keep up with everything!

Posted by Tamara Inzunza, Close-In Alexandria and Arlington Living (RE/MAX Executives) about 8 years ago

Nice, Brad! This is way better than the old magnifying glass you had to click in order to get a preview!

Posted by Pat & Wayne Harriman, Broker/Owners, Wallingford CT Real Estate (Harriman Real Estate, LLC (203) 672-4499) about 8 years ago

Is it a good idea to put important text or graphics in larger fonts on the first page, so the preview page is more readable?

 

Thank you,

 

Arpad

 

 

 

Posted by Arpad Racz, 408-252-0976 - www.aracz.com - Cupertino and Bay A (Altas Realty) about 8 years ago

Brad ~

I may be at ePropertySites.com now but I ALWAYS learn from YOU!  You have been instrumental in my career, thank you.

James Locklear

Posted by James Locklear, Social Media Training , Virtual Services, Search Engine Optimization Lattitude - SEOL (Online Marketing Advertising Consultant) about 8 years ago

I gave it a try. And entered what I do, not my name, as no one would know that, and not a random phrase. Lo and behold, there I am all over that results page. Now what do I do next?

Posted by Jon Quist, Tucson's BUYERS ONLY Realtor since 1996 (REALTY EXECUTIVES TUCSON ELITE) about 8 years ago

Brad,

This is very helpful and very valuable information. You have written on several occasions about the importance of the title.

Brian

Posted by Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker (RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto)) about 8 years ago

I am going to do a search now and use the preview feature - I didn't know about it.  Thank you for the info!

Posted by Joy Daniels (Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, Ltd.) about 8 years ago

Brad - very timely as I have been looking at my AR referrals to my web sites, and blogged about it here in the Rain and they just aren't there recently ..... I am going to look at this [the lack of referrals] and see if this might help

Posted by Kathy Clulow, Trusted For Experience - Respected For Results (RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc. Brokerage) about 8 years ago

Brad - Great stuff here as always... Re-blogged this one... Thanks for sharing this with us all...

Posted by Robert Hammerstein, Bergen County NJ Real Estate (Keller Williams Valley Realty) about 8 years ago

Brad

Thanks, as always, for all that you share. I noticed this the other day but have not played with it very much, but clearly there is even more to think about. We always need to pay attention to the user experience, and this new search is important to pay attention to, especially with the preview capability.

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) about 8 years ago

Brad - I was just looking at it again and for my YouTube listing videos it gave four little preview screens. Gotta love the knowledge base here in the rain.

Posted by Kathy Clulow, Trusted For Experience - Respected For Results (RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc. Brokerage) about 8 years ago

Interesting...  Very very interesting....  Thanks for posting!

Posted by Ken Patterson, Roseville Real Estate, TOP Rocklin Realtor (TPR Properties) about 8 years ago

Preview has been there for a little while.. I like it.. and as you point out, it is super important to get those titles right.  Thanks Brad!  You're the best!

Posted by 1~Judi Barrett, BS Ed, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK (Integrity Real Estate Services 118 SE AVE N, Idabel, OK 74745) about 8 years ago

Thanks for helping me keep on top of Google's latest changes :-)  The more info I can get the better!

Posted by Justin Dibbs, REALTOR® - Ashburn Virginia Homes for Sale (Pearson Smith Realty) about 8 years ago

Brad as always thanks for keeping us up to speed awake!

Posted by David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC (Raleigh Realty Inc) about 8 years ago

Hey Brad, slow down for me a little will you..I just went to a Google class just two days ago to learn about Google Places...:)  No really thanks for staying on top of things I will bookmark this blog for future reference.

Posted by Cheryl Thomson REALTOR Army Ret, Associate Broker in Northern Virginia ( United Real Estate (703.216.5635) cheryltee47@gmail.com) about 8 years ago

Good stuff, Brad!  I am going to re-blog this one.   Thank you.

Posted by Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker (Fred Griffin Real Estate) about 8 years ago

Thanks for sharing Brad, good stuff...good stuff indeed

Posted by Malik Crichlow, Maplewood,SouthOrange,Union Real estate (GoodBuy Homes NJ Essex & Union County Real Estate specialist) about 8 years ago

Google is always changing and keeping everyone on their toes.  No rest for the wary.

 

Posted by Joan Whitebook, Consumer Focused Real Estate Services (BHG The Masiello Group) about 8 years ago

Brad - I noticed it too today :)  Change, got a love it - it keeps us on our toes.

Posted by Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale (Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.) about 8 years ago

Good, sound advice Brad. Facebook changes, Google changes, everyday there's something new to learn!

Posted by Rich Cederberg, eXp Realty Agent Albuquerque (eXp Realty) about 8 years ago

Thanks for the great advice, Brad.  I learn something new here everyday.  Have a great weekend!

Posted by Elyse Berman, PA, Boca Raton FL (561) 716-7824 CRS, ABR, GRI,ePR (Best Connections Realty, Inc.) about 8 years ago

Brad, i've been noticing it for a bit and the good content & titles you have always stressed...thanks for the tutelage!

Posted by Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond (RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate) about 8 years ago

Thanks Brad, I learn something new everytime I visit your blog!

Posted by Markita Woods NMLS#196099, Queen of Mortgages - FHA, VA, Conventional, USDA (Fairway Independent Mortgage) about 8 years ago
Great topic Brad and anks for sharing. The preview is new to me too.
Posted by Mike Yeo (3:16 team REALTY) about 8 years ago

Thanks again Brad, for the insight.  I find that every time I think I'm ahead of the curve - I find myself behind it again!  Thanks for getting me up to speed again.

Posted by Ruthmarie Hicks (Keller Williams NY Realty - 120 Bloomingdale Road #101, White Plains NY 10605) about 8 years ago

Hi Brad,

cool, I like this change (for a change), so often it takes a while to get used to the tinkering that goes on, but these changes already feel like the way we want to find stuff in any event.

Posted by Peter Pfann @ eXp Realty Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, Since 1986., Talk To or Text Peter 250-213-9490 (eXp Realty, Victoria BC www.pfanntastic.com) about 8 years ago

Well it looks like you finally have a post with more comments than the Seattle facebook photo ;)

You are such a great teacher dude!

Posted by Renée Donohue~Home Photography, Western Michigan Real Estate Photographer (Savvy Home Pix) about 8 years ago

Well I liked what I found when I googled some of my favorite things tonight.  Way cool.

Posted by Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville (Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668) about 8 years ago

Brad I noticed it put did not explore it like you did.   Your advice is sound as usual.

Posted by Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection ( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571) about 8 years ago

This is a new update from Google, good thing that search engine users can preview what the site would look like. Thanks for the tips on getting on that first page!

Posted by Rob Kittle, "We Specialize, You Benefit!" -Kittle Real Estate (Kittle Real Estate) about 8 years ago

Great advice Brad. Thanks for explaining, and showing with photos, all of this information. You are a wealth of knowledge.

Posted by Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage (Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366) about 8 years ago

Thanks for all you do and post on active rain.

Posted by Chris Thomas, Realtor of Livingston Parish and Baton Rouge La (Watermark Realty,LLC) about 8 years ago

Hi Brad - I just looked at some preview screens and I think that a lot of people will decide whether to visit the website based on the preview.  Many people have costly surcharges if they exceed their alloted bandwidth so they will not click unless the preview looks inviting or useful.

Posted by Marc Swartz, Principal Broker / Mortgage Broker, AMP (Mortgage Finders Canada Inc., Mortgage Brokerage, Lic# 11118) about 8 years ago

Thanks for keeping us informed about improving our Google juice.

Posted by Lloyd Binen, Silicon Valley Realtor since 1976; 408-373-4411 (Certified Realty Services) about 8 years ago

Brad,

 

Your posts are a treasure trove of great information.  I am an SEO noob still, know what I don't know, just wanted to thank you for the plethora of great juicy tidbits for all to share. 

Posted by Justin Bonney, Your Mobile Real Estate Resource (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) about 8 years ago

Thanks for sharing your knowledge and insights. Great post.

Posted by George Bennett, Inactive Principal Broker, GRI (Inactive) about 8 years ago

Brad, This is awesome information.  SEO, Google stuff is constantly changing and we need to keep up with it. 

Posted by Marge Piwowarski, Phoenix AZ Horse Property, LLC (Phoenix AZ Horse Property) about 8 years ago

Brad,

Thanks great informaiton I am trying it now. Tom

Posted by Tom Meyer (Exit Advantage Realty) about 8 years ago

So, I just checked on my major search term and came up #1. My main competitor's preview was not available. Why would someone's preview not be available?

Posted by Lori Cain, Midtown Tulsa Real Estate Top Producer (eXp Realty) about 8 years ago

Thanks for the great blog, Brad.  I'm still very much a newbie in this area, and every tidbit helps get to the prize. 

Posted by Mike Cooper, GRI, Your Neighborhood Real Estate Sales Pro (Cornerstone Business Group Inc) about 8 years ago

Hi Brad.  Thanks for the info presented so that I can understand!!

Posted by Carol-Ann Palmieri, "Cal" the Real Estate Gal (RE/MAX Executive Realty, Al and Cal Realty Group) about 8 years ago

Brad, I guess I never paid any attention to this before. I just Googled my company name and it came up in the number one and two positions for my web site and ActiveRain. You can't beat that.

Posted by Michael Setunsky, Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA about 8 years ago

Brad...

It's a constant struggle keeping up with all of the changes. What used to be easy is now a daily battle. Thanks for the great information, I'll be checking out my previews today!

Posted by Richard Weisser, Richard Weisser Retired Real Estate Professional (Richard Weisser Realty) about 8 years ago

Brad, great info!  Thanks!

Posted by Bob Miller, The Ocala Dream Team (Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty) about 8 years ago

I never noticed that arrow thingie before, either. Thanks, Brad. This is pretty cool. Not only is my domination evident, but the guys who paid to be there look pretty awful, which helps my positioning tremendously.

Posted by Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you (RE/MAX Gold) about 8 years ago

How's it going Brad? I love the ability to see a preview before I clcik over to a website. Google just gets better and better. One of these days I'll actually concentrate on SEO!!

Posted by Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time (Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC) about 8 years ago

Why can't they just "set it and forget it?"  Why do they have to constantly make all these changes...

Posted by Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator (Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com) about 8 years ago

Thanks for the fantastic information Brad.  Very hard to keep up on an ongoing basis.

Posted by Howard and Susan Meyers (The Hudson Company Winnetka and North Shore) about 8 years ago

Excellent information on the forever chaninging world of SEO.  Thanks.  Do you think the new "Preview" feature will have any big impact on the "pay per click" application?

Posted by Bob Zorechak - ABR, GRI, e-PRO, Sells Homes in Morris/Somerset/Hunterdon Cos., NJ (Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan) about 8 years ago

Hi Brad,

Not only is your post very instructive, but it is written to maximize SEO of your blog and other web sites.

Very educational, my friend

Phil

Posted by Phil Leng, Phil Leng - Retired (Retired) about 8 years ago

Thanks for the tips ! Google is still King of the Hill !!!!!!!!

Posted by Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist (KW Elite ) about 8 years ago

Thanks for the info. I will check it out.

Posted by Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel (RE/MAX Centre Realtors) about 8 years ago

Another round of great informaiton from the king of the real estate tech web. It's nice to have an authoritative voice you can count on post after post. Thanks Brad.

Posted by Dave Roberts (Healdsburg Sotheby's International Realty) about 8 years ago

Great advice.  I will have to check out how mu business appears on Google especially with respect to this new feature.

Posted by Jim McCormack, Nashville Short Sale REALTOR - Stop Foreclosure (Nashville Short Sale Specialist - Jim McCormack - Edge Advantage Realty, LLC - 615-784-EDGE (3343)) about 8 years ago

Don't forget about Bing, You Tube. It is interesting how a new site can dominate Bing but take time on Google. Different dance, weighting on what gets sorted, graded here and there. Remember your video mini player and the kick, joy, pleasure it is to get them on a page one search... where your Jane and Joe Surfer can not resist the whisper they make of "hit me, toggle me". Fifity times increase in being ker plopped on a front page search engine index with video still has me scratching my head when real estate agents, brokers, REALTORS say "I have to get in the real full motion video game soon". But still have not.

Posted by Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker (MOOERS REALTY) about 8 years ago

Aha! Thanks for sharing this information.

Posted by Kimo Jarrett, Pro Lifestyle Solutions (WikiWiki Realty) about 8 years ago

Thank you to everyone for all the comments, and to AR for the feature! 

I'll have to come back around to respond to all these as soon as I get a chance.  Yesterday was my mother's 80th Bday so I took her to lunch and didn't have an opportunity to get back here to make any comments.

 

I'm Playing at 4 different shows this weekend so it probably won't be until Monday before I can get back here. 

I really do sincerely appreciate every single comment and every person here. I especially want to thank my Mom, the greatest lady in my life and world for spending her 80th Birthday lunch with me yesterday!  IT WAS AWESOME!!

Have a great weekend everyone and thank you again.

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) about 8 years ago

As usual AR is at the forefront of new things because we have people like you to help us. Will check this out now.

Posted by Sandy Acevedo, RE/MAX Masters, Inland Empire Homes for Sale (951-290-8588) about 8 years ago

Hi brad,  Great post and comment stream!  My feeling is that AR serves no higher purpose than when teaching it's users how to be better at the SEO game. Well done !

Posted by Bill Gillhespy, Fort Myers Beach Realtor, Fort Myers Beach Agent - Homes & Condos (16 Sunview Blvd) about 8 years ago

Brad - I mentioned your post to my webguy/hubby and he said he had noticed something else he said  if/then logic's may now be part of Google algorithms .....

Wish Your Mom a Very Happy Birthday From all The members Of Active Rain ..... tell her we really appreciate the son she shares with us

Posted by Kathy Clulow, Trusted For Experience - Respected For Results (RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc. Brokerage) about 8 years ago

Tech tips are greatly appreciated. Am starting to reaally push seach engine placement. Thanks again for the info.

Posted by Bill Reddington, Destin Florida Real Estate (Re/max Southern Realty) about 8 years ago

Thanks for keeping us informed, I love it, and really like the Header, It is a journey, and you should ENJOY!!!

Posted by Deborah Grimaldi, (401) 837-9633 (Albert Realtors) about 8 years ago

The technology is always changing.  Thanks for the tips.

Posted by Rodney Mason, Licensed in AL, FL, GA, SC, & TN (Guaranteed Rate) about 8 years ago

Another Bookmarked post!  Great information

Posted by Beverly Femia, Broker Realtor Stager - Greater Wilmington, NC Are (BlueCoast Realty Corporation) about 8 years ago

Thanks Brad, oh man my head hurts..... always more, more, more

Posted by Susan Goulding, Northern CA - Tracy & Mountain House Real Estate (Crown Key Realty, Tracy & Mountain House Real Estate) about 8 years ago
Brad, thanks for the insight. Just one more thing to consider when writing a post.

Melville

 

Posted by Melissa Ostrom & Melville Capps Newton MA - The Mel and Mel Team ((617) 388-3151 | Century 21 Commonwealth) about 8 years ago

Good morning Brad. Thanks for the heads up. Seems like every time I get it down it changes. Keeps us on our toes and ahead of those who don't evolve I guess.

Posted by Randy Ostrander, Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI (Lake and Lodge Realty LLC ) about 8 years ago

Good information , was not aware of these new features of Google.

Posted by James Loftis, RealEstate911.com (RealEstate911.com) about 8 years ago

Thank you so much for this post.  I've been wondering about the new changes.  I appreciate your knowledge & expertise!

Posted by Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN (Value Added Service, 602-620-2699) about 8 years ago

Good Stuff Brad.  I wrote about this same thing back in November when Google first launched the Instant previews.  One thing that is super important to consider is if you are running a bunch of flash on your site.  Google couldn't recognize it and it would make this giant gray box with a puzzle piece in it.  Not too appealing if you are trying to get a consumer to click through to your site.

Posted by Jeremy Blanton, Myrtle Beach REALTOR®- myrtlebeachhomesblog.com (Myrtle Beach Homes Blog) about 8 years ago

I have noticed that recently Brad. I'm glad that my photo is front and center on multiple web sites. That way there is recognition as you 'preview' each site on page one.

Once they see my photo on 2-3 of the Google first page, they are bound to click, right?! :) (or not lol)

Posted by Michael Collins, CDPE, SFR , Wisconsin Short Sale Specialist Realto (*ROCK REALTY|Broker|Realtor|Real Estate|WI Short Sale Agent*) about 8 years ago

Thanks for the information.  Now I am feeling more behind the curve than ever, but always working my way up.

Posted by Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes (Home Point Real Estate) about 8 years ago

Really great info. This SEO stuff changes everyday, it seems, and this post definitely helps me understand the recent Google changes better. Thank you so much!!

Jacki

Posted by Jacki Shodja (Home Staging in Orange County and LA) about 8 years ago

Happy birthday to your mom, she looks like she is really enjoying life. I am just in awe of the warp speed that information and changes are occurring on the Internet. Enjoyed and I am glad that your post was featured.

Posted by Lorraine or Loretta Kratz, Certified Negotiation Consultants (Crescent Moon Realty, Inc. & Land N Sea Auctions.) about 8 years ago

Brad you aew always providing us with great tips. Thanks for sharing your google knowledge.

Posted by John Cannata, Texas Home Mortgage - Purchase or Refinance (214-728-0449 http://TexasLoanGuy.com) about 8 years ago

Brad ... Excellent Advice ... very interesting blog.  I'm gonna have to reread this a time or two but great stuff!

Posted by Jim Valentine (RE/MAX Realty Affiliates) about 8 years ago

Thanks Brad! I hadn't even noticed the preview bar yet. I'll have to play around with some search terms!

Posted by Steve Stenros, CREIA MCI, ICC, ACI Home Inspector,San Diego (Poway,La Jolla,Del Mar,Mira Mesa,Carlsbad,Escondido,Temecula) about 8 years ago

Thanks for the information Brad!  I appreciate the opportunity to learn as much as I can about SEO.

Posted by Lisa Dunham, Associate Broker, Alexandria Virginia Real Estate about 8 years ago

Dear Brad -

I think the #11 is signing up for Zillow classes and not getting there consistently!
Do you think people who don't show up consistently will have to sit in the back of the room?

Have a happy day --
Lynn

PS  I loved the list! L. 

Posted by Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers (Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...) almost 8 years ago

Lynn - There's always a seat saved and available for you in the front of the class!  :-) 

BTW - I think your comment was meant or intended for a different post... 
#11?  Maybe it was for the post about "10 Ways To Lose Online Business!"

Posted by Brad Andersohn, ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876 (Executive Director of Education at eXp Realty) almost 8 years ago

Thanks for giving me a better understanding.

Posted by Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos (Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois) almost 8 years ago

Participate