Why every estate agent should blog!
18 December, 2013 | SEO
Blogging is an absolute must in 2014 and all estate agents really need to invest some time into creating and maintaining a creative blog for their business.
Here’s why 2014 should be the year you start blogging:
Blogs are extremely popular
- There are 240 million blogs
- There are 329 million people regularly viewing blogs
- There are 25 billion pages viewed every month
- There are 500,000 new blog posts every day
- On average a person will read between 5 and 10 blogs a day
Blogging has a huge impact on your SEO and online marketing
- On average websites that blog have 97% more inbound links than those that don’t.
Links are still one of the most important factors for ranking high in Google’s algorithm.
- On average websites that blog have 434% more indexed pages than those that don’t.
The more pages you have indexed means it will easier for you to be found on Google.
Blogging is great for user-experience
- 60% of your customers feel positive about your company after reading your blog.
- 70% of your customers learn more about a company and their experience through their blog.
- 82% of your customers enjoy reading relevant and interesting content that is posted on company blogs.
Blogging boosts sales!
- Businesses that regularly post blog articles experience a 77% increase in monthly leads.
- A company blog is considered to be the second most influential factor when it comes to choosing your services.
Still not convinced…
Here are the key benefits of starting a blog:
- Improve credibility - Blogging is a great way to share your knowledge, expertise and experience which will improve your business credibility.
- Improve user-experience - A blog is a great platform to answer questions you have received from customers.
- Generate more leads/sales - The more content you produce and promote means more traffic to your website. The more traffic to your website means more leads.
- Increase traffic and SEO - By producing blog articles regularly will substantially increase the likelihood of you being found on Google.