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Grow Your Real Estate Connections on LinkedIn

When leveraging social media for business, it’s vitally important to understand that LinkedIn and Facebook are not the same. Many people utilize Facebook as a personal network to connect with their friends or loved ones.  LinkedIn is different from the rest of the social media outlets because it’s specifically designed for businesses and professionals. It’s the perfect online place for professionals to create real business connections. The connections you create here can help your business network grow. The profile you create on LinkedIn can act as your online business card! When signing up, you are asked a few basic questions; your…
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Getting Started on Pinterest
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Getting Started on Pinterest

You may have heard your friends mention "Pinning" things or seen those little "Pin It" links at the end of an article you just finished reading, but what is Pinterest? Pinterest is an image based social media network that people can use to visually share things that they find interesting. Pinterest uses visual links called "Pins" that can be placed in customized collections called "Boards". Users can browse Pinterest by searching for specific topics or browsing certain categories provided, the main page (or "Pin Feed") will eventually become personalized based on your interests. Creating An Account If you do not already…
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Making Sure Your Email Newsletter Sends Successfully
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Making Sure Your Email Newsletter Sends Successfully

This Tuesday Tech Tip we'll cover what it means to be compliant with the current CAN-SPAM act, which are rules you should follow in each of your email newsletter campaigns before you send them out. Otherwise you might very well be dealing with angry newsletter recipients, issues with your email newsletter software delivering your campaigns successfully, or your email newsletter going into people's spam inboxes. First of all it is best to determine what types of message you'll be sending, as depending on what type it is, it will be treated differently. Here are the major categories an email will fall into: Commercial –…
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Engaging Your Audience With Your Own Blog Content
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Engaging Your Audience With Your Own Blog Content

For this tech tip, we will discuss how writing your own blog content can help your online presence as well as how to do it in a way that will appeal to your subscribers. Writing Your Own Content Even though you may be receiving  professionally written daily articles from us here at MySMARTblog, there are many reasons why it is good practice to post your own personal blog content as well. Including your own content with location specific information or important local news updates can help create a more personal experience for your readers who are actually affected by these…
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General Overview of “WordPress SEO by Yoast” Plugin
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General Overview of “WordPress SEO by Yoast” Plugin

This article covers the very basics behind SEO and information about the plugin, "WordPress SEO by Yoast". This is considered the best free SEO plugin for WordPress, for more information please check out the WordPress Plugin Page or the Developer Website. What is SEO? SEO stands for "Search Engine Optimization" and refers to the process of managing a website or webpage's position/visibility in search results. As you can probably figure out yourself, the further up the list a website or webpage appears, the more visits it should receive. WordPress SEO by Yoast By default, the "WordPress SEO by Yoast" plugin is installed…
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