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Own Your own SEO With A Long-Tail Strategy

May 26, 2011  |  by Marie

Those Google guys are some smart cookies. So capturing high page rank can be a daunting task but if you understand the mechanics behind it, you can develop an SEO strategy that doesn’t make you feel like you’re spinning your wheels. (Page rank is the page you show up on when someone does a search like with a search engine... Continue Reading

The Best Social Media Marketing (it’s not happening on your page)

April 29, 2011  |  by Marie

You can tweet a hundred tweets, get a thousand likes and achieve a number one Google page ranking, but nothing is as effective as getting the stamp of approval from a happy customer in the virtual world. So maybe social media isn’t for you, you’re not interested in a Facebook page, and you don’t get Twitter (and have no desire... Continue Reading

What Real Estate Professionals Can Learn From Microsoft

April 26, 2011  |  by Marie

Well it seems Microsoft can’t seem to keep its foot out of its mouth lately with several damaging communication kerfuffles. From Craig Mundie, Microsoft’s global chief research and strategy officer’s recent comments on the tablet craze being just a fad making the rounds on the net (bringing a backlash from blog readers everywhere questioning Microsoft’s ability to innovate). To the... Continue Reading

John L. Heithaus on NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt

February 21, 2011  |  by Marie

John L. Heithaus, MRIS’s Chief Marketing Officer, was recently featured on TBD-News Channel 8’s NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt, discussing the state of the real estate market in the DC Metro  and Baltimore area, and RBI’s newly launched Pending Sales Home IndexTM. MRIS CMO John L. Heithaus on NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt from MRIS Marketing on Vimeo.

A website does not equal leads

February 11, 2011  |  by Marie

There is no denying that consumers (including real estate consumers) are using the web to find professionals to work with and products to buy (including homes).   We’ve all heard the statistics, the web is where you need to be to connect with your customers.  But, will a website magically grow your business?  No.  Will a Facebook page double your leads?  No. ... Continue Reading

It’s Almost Game Day, Who’s Your Pick?

February 4, 2011  |  by Marie

Cheeseheads and Terrible Towels filled the halls of MRIS today in celebration of this weekend’s upcoming Super Bowl.  We kicked off game day weekend with jersey day and an indoor tail gate, complete with hot dogs and dip! Leading the pack was our Support Center, whose team spirit is as strong as their service! CIO, Michael Belak breaks up Events... Continue Reading

New Year, New You

January 18, 2011  |  by Marie

It’s that time of year again, where the gym fills up, budgets are made and we promise ourselves, this is the year that we won’t break those well intentioned New Year’s resolutions!  This year, while you are focusing on those extra pounds or that cluttered closet that’s been plaguing you for months don’t forget to stay focused on your business. ... Continue Reading

Got Feedback?

December 7, 2010  |  by Marie

Product changes at MRIS are driven by customer feedback.  We take the most requested items and ensure that we are building our product road maps around what the majority of our customers are asking for. So what is the best way to ensure that your voice is heard? Be detailed: If you explain exactly what you are looking for, it makes it... Continue Reading

Tip of the Day: New Launching October 18th!

October 12, 2010  |  by Marie

We will be launching the new and improved on October 18th and just so you can get acquainted with where things will be located, we will be providing you with tips every day until launch. So be sure to check here or Matrix News!  We welcome your questions in the comments.  Today’s Tip: Logging In:  To log in you will use... Continue Reading

Facebook Fun Facts

September 8, 2010  |  by Marie

67.5% of internet users in the Mid Atlantic region with a HH Income of $75K+ are Facebook users. (Or 6.3 million people) 68% of people in the Mid Atlantic region who are online, visit Facebook Facebook is the 4th most visited site in the Mid Atlantic region. 47.1% of Facebook users are 35+ 71% of Facebook users are 21+ Your... Continue Reading

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