Web Video Vision created Diane Merassa’s Real Estate presence nearly 2 years ago. Back in 2009 when we originally created the site, we wanted to make sure that it was easy for her team to manage. At the time she had no social media presence.
Over the last two years, her competition has grown considerably, the market has become more difficult and the bar has been set higher for websites and for marketing.
She came to us to:
- Refresh her website
- Add a social media component
- Optimize her site for search engines
Refresh her website:
Problem: The design of DianeMerassa.com still looked fine, it simply need some minor updates. Over the years of adding listings, there was a loss in consistency and the information could be laid out in a more intuitive way.
Resolution: We made some minor changes to the underlying system that made rendering across all browsers consistent. We also added a tab navigation system to the listing to allow more information to be viewed with less scrolling. The important information was moved to the top of the page and in an more user friendly typography.
Add a social Media component:
Problem: Diane had no social media presence two years ago, and only had a personal facebook page where she promoted her homes for sale.
Resolution: Web Video Vision created a YouTube, Facebook and Blog page. Each page was custom designed to compliment Diane’s branding, and consistent messaging was used throughout. Part of Diane’s social media strategy is to utilize YouTube videos for each of her client’s listings. Web Video Vision created a thirty second to one minute video for each home, posts it to YouTube, tags it and also embeds it on her listing page of her website.
Optimize her site for search engines:
Problem: Diane knew that in the competitive marketplace, she needed to be found ahead of her competitors.
Resolution: She enlisted Web Video Vision to assist in getting her website quickly found on popular search engines. Web Video Vision optimized each page and listing, and also added additional pages to help in the ranking of her website. Web Video Vision also updated the code to be more search engine friendly.
Overall Diane’s site may look very similar to the end user, but the subtle changes made to the user experience as well as the code and SEO updates will make the site very competitive in the real estate marketplace.