IDX and Google Analytics

Tracking IDX Traffic Using Google Analytics Did you know that our Mapping IDX already has google analytics integration? If you are not already using Google Analytics to analyze the traffic on your website, you should be.  This post is not meant to be a tutorial on setting up and using Google Analytics, but you’ll find … Continue reading

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Engage Your Mapping IDX User

Encouraging dsSearchAgent User Activity It’s a nice addition to your day when you receive a text message and email letting you know that you have a new dsSearchAgent lead.  They’ve registered on the site, perhaps because they want more features in their searches, or because they want email listing notifications or the ability to save … Continue reading

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Polygon Custom Links for IDX

Neighborhoods Aren’t Square Most neighborhoods aren’t square or rectangular, unless you’re in New York City.  There the streets create some very neat long blocks and short blocks, easy to draw a normal rectangular shape around for searching purposes. However, for the rest of us, we’re working real estate markets with a number of geographic, neighborhood, … Continue reading

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Sold and Pending Results in IDX Searches?

In your settings for your IDX search you can specify which properties will be displayed by default in searches.  The options look like this: The Con: Unless you’re doing a CMA, which means you can look up the sold properties to make that happen, let’s talk about why you do not want to allow default … Continue reading

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Easy IDX Search Customization

Are You Helping Your Site Visitors to Search? Check out your competitors’ websites and their IDX search pages.  Or, check out just about any other real estate agent website and see the listing search options offered to the site visitor.  Generally, they’ll all have a single page with a master MLS IDX search that allows … Continue reading

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The latest in IDX search: dsSearchAgent v3.5

The Diverse Solutions development team worked hard to create a brand new version of our mapping IDX search, which launched this morning.  dsSearchAgent version 3.5 is the latest version of our flagship IDX product and includes a host of new features to make it easier than ever to add MLS listings to your real estate … Continue reading

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What’s Your Web Lead-to-Closing Ratio and Why?

What are the most successful lead cultivation practices? Real estate professionals cultivate leads in a variety of ways.  Before the Internet it was all about networking, print marketing, T.V., radio, homes magazines, business cards and other traditional media that still work for us.  Then along came the Web and we added websites, blogs and social … Continue reading

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IDX Telephone Registration

Custom Link IDX: Now With Telephone Registration Option! Real estate is a great profession.  We’re all independent contractors  running our own businesses.  We produce most of our own marketing, management and customer relationship decisions, and we grow our business at the pace and to the level we desire. It’s a great business in part because … Continue reading

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Customize Your Mobile IDX!

Making Your Website Mobile. A Real Estate Must! The image shows the desired result of a mobile-friendly IDX search utility with lead capture features.  Once you receive an email like this, you’re ready to do your follow-up marketing to move this prospect from a mobile searcher to a transaction and commission. Before you dismiss mobile … Continue reading

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YouTube and Real Estate

Create a YouTube account to easily display your listings and area information! Real estate professionals have wholeheartedly adopted the Internet, with almost all having one or more websites or blogs.  Along with that, images have become a tool to attract site visitors and hold their attention while they’re on the site. Many have been a … Continue reading

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