Yelp provides real estate agents with a free suite of tools to showcase your business and connect you to the Yelp community. Did you know that Yelp profiles are being served on both Google and Yahoo’s first page of their search engine results? Why does this matter? If someone were to search “Real Estate Agent in San Diego,” one of the first results that they would see could be your Yelp Business Page - and that’s a big deal.
Here are 3 tips to help you grow your real estate business on Yelp:
An average of 142 million users visit yelp every month. By claiming your Yelp Business Page, you will be able to upload photos, add links to your website, provide your office hours, phone number, and any other important information to potential clients.
Pro Tip- Having a strong photo gallery is an opportunity for your business to stand out!
Think of your Yelp Business Page as one of the social media platforms. People can write reviews about your business and you are able to RESPOND to their comments. Responding is important to make sure your visitors know that you care about their opinions. If you have a client that you really bonded with, ask them to write a review for you. People like to know that others have used your business and had a good experience. Yelp for Business allows you to respond to comments either via private message, or by posting a public comment for other visitors to see.
People make purchasing decisions on Yelp everyday. Leverage Yelp Ads to help promote your business and reach new customers.
Engaging with your visitors on Yelp and staying up to date on managing your profile will increase the possibilities of gaining new clients. Give Yelp a try and see how your business can grow!
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