Resources For Real Estate Agents


On this page you will find a list of great resources for Google My Business.  Please feel free to share this as you would like.  There will be regular updates as more information becomes available.

Google My Business Signup & Dashboard


Use this link to signup & manage your Google My Business listing.
https://www.google.com/business

Google Maps


Use this to claim & check your listing or competitors listings
https://google.com/maps

GMB Review Link Generator


Use this to generate a custom link to send to customers when asking for a review.
https://whitespark.ca/google-review-link-generator/

Real Estate Citation List


This is a list of citation sources that are best for real estate agents.  Add your contact information, address, & website on these sites to strengthen your website & Google My Business presence.  
https://www.brightlocal.com/local-citation-sites-for-real-estate-agents/

Canva


Canva is a great tool for helping you put together great graphics for your business.  Easy to customize, easy to use, &  free templates.  Has sizes specific to all social media platforms and most popular web graphic sizes.  Worth a look.
https://canva.com

GMB Post


The perfect size for a Google My Business Post is 590px X 445px.  If you use this size your post will display perfectly with no cropping or text being cut off.  Remember these expire after 7 days. Adding a post regularly will definitely get you some additional exposure because these are being shown in the organic search results.

GMB Presentation


This is the presentation Power Point that was used to present the class.​
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1gA3VwdJECnTdCYXW3OwTI5kmHCeJWiFMuhfC819Ur8U

GMB Support


Use this article to utilize Google My Business support.  There are a few options available to utilize including phone & Twitter.
https://seoexpertbrad.com/google-my-business-support/

Adding Services To Your GMB Listing


Services is a new section that was added to GMB within the last month.  It gives you the opportunity to add services you provide in your listing.

https://searchengineland.com/google-my-business-expands-menu-editor-to-support-service-menus-295917

Adding Description To Your GMB Listing


Business description in Google has come and gone, now it is back again.  Use this short guide to add a keyword rich business description to you GMB listing.

https://searchengineland.com/you-can-now-add-your-business-description-in-google-my-business-295343

My Review Request For Soliciting Reviews


Here is an email template to use as guidance for implementing your new Review Strategy.  Feel free to use as is or edit to your liking. 

Hello,  Congratulations! on your upcoming closing.  It has been great helping your family purchase a new home.  Can I ask a small favor?  Would you mind sharing your experience online with others that are looking for a local mortgage professional?  We have reviews on Google, Facebook, & Zillow.  Any of these will work, but Google is the most beneficial since most people search here first.  Simply search Jimmy Sgambelluri - PrimeLending and I will come right up.  Thank you for your help.

Williamsburg-VA-home-loan

Jimmy Sgambelluri
NMLS ID#615259

Want To Talk About How Your Business Can Thrive By Partnering With Me?

Google My Business is just the tip of the iceberg.  

I am truly committed to helping my partners sell more homes.  Let's connect for a short talk about what you are looking to implement in 2018 and how to get on the right path.

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