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We've been preaching it for a very long time...Real estate professionals need high quality video content on their website.  It helps with SEO results, it portrays a more professional image and retains viewership some 70-percent longer than a website without video.

But let’s get real.  Times are tough and high quality video production can be expensive.  Well, we have the solution.  The Video Connector , is sending out an early holiday gift... FREE VIDEO!! 

It’s simple.  Just log on to TheVideoConnector.com/FreeVideo and cut and paste the embed code, put it on your site and reap the benefits! 


 

Comment balloon 80 commentsTara Jones- Atlanta • November 02 2009 09:13PM

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Great stuff!! Thanks for sharing.

Posted by Stephen Kappre, Helping You Home (KW Hometown) over 9 years ago

Sure thing, Steve :-) 

Posted by Tara Jones- Atlanta, GA (Reel Productions TV- Real Estate Video ) over 9 years ago

Tara I've thinking about adding video to my website lately. This will make a really good start.

Thanks

Posted by Brian Birkel (Deeb Realty) over 9 years ago

Great Video, I am currently thinking of the best way to get it done. I will check it out.  It may also work on my new photo blog. New Orleans Neighborhoods. Take a look!

Posted by Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs ( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.) over 9 years ago

This is terrific, Tara, thank you.  I signed up and I will use the free video

Posted by Margaret Woda, Maryland Real Estate & Military Relocation (Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.) over 9 years ago

Love the video..you are very good in front of a camera..well done.

Posted by Konnie Mac McCarthy, Broker/Owner - VA & MD "Time To Get A Move On!" (MacNificent Properties, LLC) over 9 years ago

Great video, Tara.

Posted by Megan Izdebska & Hanna Manoufar Chandler, Scottsdale Real Estate Agent, Double Commitment. Double Results. (United Brokers Group) over 9 years ago

Great. I reblogged it so I could share the staging tips on my site.

Posted by Tom Burris, Texas/Louisiana Mortgage Pro - 13 YRS Experience (NMLS# 335055) over 9 years ago

Tara - Will be back later for this post... consider it bookmarked... the Yanks are on right now sorry a little preoccupied...lol

Posted by Robert Hammerstein, Bergen County NJ Real Estate (Keller Williams Valley Realty) over 9 years ago

Great video....and thank you...

 

(Robert, dont worry about the Yanks..ill tell you they are going to lose tonight).....maybe not in the Bronx....but tonight.. Definetly.

Posted by Dave Sulvetta, Realtor (Dave Sulvetta, ReMax Connection, Gloucester County Realtor) over 9 years ago

Tara, we just started doing video - I'm forwarding this to my husband so we can check it out.

Posted by Sharon Alters, Realtor - Homes for Sale Fleming Island FL (Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty - 904-673-2308) over 9 years ago

Awesome video, Tara!  Thank you for sharing!

Posted by JB Brookman, High School Senior Portrait Photographer (JB Brookman Photography) over 9 years ago

Tara, I have bookmarked this to look at later.  Im with Robert, the Yanks are on, they are actually not winning right now, and I need to keep an eye on the situation.  lol  Thanks for sharing

Posted by Jean Hanley, Specializing in Folks Who Want To Buy/Sell Homes (Coldwell Banker Kivett Teeters) over 9 years ago

Great camera presence! Great idea! I'll not only show to my customers but also my wife! :-)

Posted by Marcelo Da Silva (Homesmart) over 9 years ago

Defionitely have to bookmark for a later viewing, so i can go ahead and know what I'm putting into my website. But it does sound like a great idea.

Posted by William James Walton Sr., Greater Waterbury Real Estate (WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Briotti Group) over 9 years ago

Tara -

Thanks for the tip, we've been imbedding YouTube videos into our site but that doesn't help much with SEO so we'll give your tool a try.

-Monica

Posted by Monica Bourgeau, Business Coaching (New Phase Business Coaching) over 9 years ago

Hi Tara.....Great Advice, thanks for the Free find and link for the Video for our web sites. Certainly material potential home Sellers can use to up make their home more appealing to Buyers.

Cheers, thanks again for sharing :O))

Posted by Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant (RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate) over 9 years ago

It is always nice to receive a nice gift. We look forward to more blog posts from you.

Posted by Harry F. D'Elia, Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR (Real Estate and Beyond, LLC) over 9 years ago

thanks for sharing this. fyi, video doesnt help with SEO.  It's keywords that help SEO.  I'd say video helps keep the viewers longer on the site.  Great idea, awesome tool!

thanks,

Nelson

Posted by Nelson Carrillo, South San Diego, CA Homes For Sale (McMillin Realty - Phone: (619) 940-6560) over 9 years ago

I will give this a shot and see how it rolls. Yes high quality video is expensive and it takes lots of time to do that I dont have.

Posted by Chip Jefferson (Gibbs Realty and Auction Company) over 9 years ago

Nice Touch!  Thank you!  Very sharp idea, Tara.

Posted by R.E. Renée Hoover, Salesperson, Poconos, Pike, Wayne, Monroe Counties, PA; PA/NYS (Century 21 Geba Realty, Milford, PA; Licensed in PA & NYS) over 9 years ago

Thank you for sharing this Tara! :)

Posted by Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!" (Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY) over 9 years ago

GOOD MORNING TARA!  This is terrific that you are sharing it - you are very good in front of the camera!  Enjoy your day! -- Gabrielle

Posted by Gabrielle Kamahele Rhind, Broker/Owner (KGC Properties LLC, Tucson Property Management & Real Estate) over 9 years ago

It won't help SEO when 500 agents suddenly post the same video though :)

Posted by Bill Wallace, William Wallace (Bridge Realty) over 9 years ago

I know everyone else has said the same thing, but thank you for sharing the video.  I've already added it to my site!

Posted by Jill McTague, DebOnTheWeb & Associates - Medford, MA Real Estate (RE/MAX Andrew Realty Serfvices) over 9 years ago

So glad everyone likes the video :-)  As far as SEO, the way that it helps (technically) is through Adobe technology which makes the spoken word searchable increasing keywords.  The way is helps (organically) is by more people hopefully, visiting your site and coming back for different content.  In no way is video as strong as solid content in regards to SEO but it is a great supporting character and most viewers online are now expecting to see it on your site...  So I help this helps get the ball rolling :-)

 

Posted by Tara Jones- Atlanta, GA (Reel Productions TV- Real Estate Video ) over 9 years ago

Great video, thank you!

Posted by Jean Richer, No Gimmicks, No Nonsense, only Straight Talk (Keller Williams Realty Inc.) over 9 years ago

Tara:

Video is definitely becoming more important in websites and blogs. I think we all have to consider it.

 

 

Posted by Claudette Millette, Buyer, Broker - Metrowest Mass (The Buyers' Counsel) over 9 years ago

Thanks you videos are top notch and look forward to seeing what else you have to offer.

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) over 9 years ago

Thanks so much, what a great, high quality video!

I posted it on my outside blog and signed up.

Posted by Missy Caulk, Savvy Realtor - Ann Arbor Real Estate (Missy Caulk TEAM) over 9 years ago

This is a great suggestion. I will definitely include it and I'll start thinking about what else I can find video-wise as well.  Thanks.

Posted by Peggy Chirico, REALTOR® 860-748-8900, Hartford & Tolland County Real Estate (Prudential CT Realty) over 9 years ago

Tara, thanks very much for sharing! I'll be adding it to my blog series on getting your home ready to sell.

Posted by Jen Bowman, Realtor - Anna Maria Island & Bradenton FL (Keller Williams on the Water) over 9 years ago

Thanks, this is great and will be posting it on to my blog as reinforcement for my sellers!

Posted by Penny Toombs, ABR,AHS,e-Pro (Coldwell Banker) over 9 years ago

...is through Adobe technology which makes the spoken word searchable... I have never heard this.  That is amazing.

Posted by Dan Quinn, Dan Quinn (The Eric Steart Group of Long & Foster Real Estate) over 9 years ago

And there you are Tara - bouncing back onto the feature board with a GREAT little freebie !

Excellent heads up Tara ! ...hope you are well :o)

Posted by Sheldon Neal, That British Agent Bergen County NJ (Bergen County, NJ - RE/MAX Real Estate Limited) over 9 years ago

Thanks for the this post today.

Patricia/Seacoast NH

Posted by Patricia Aulson, Realtor - Portsmouth NH Homes-Hampton NH Homes (BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOME SERVICES Verani Realty NH Real Estate ) over 9 years ago

Hi Tara,

That is a great idea - although I pile video on the blog, I don't have anything that looks like this. Simple, easy and I can use it to guide my clients and proscpects.
Great initiative.

Posted by Terkel Sørensen, Realtor, 951.805.0773 , Bank owned and Short Sales (Real Estate Places) over 9 years ago

really kool  thanks for sharing ,  did you order the other 10 DVD's?

Posted by Dana Devine (Charles Rutenberg Realty) over 9 years ago

Tara:  This is a great idea - thank you for so graciously sharing it with us.  I have downloaded the free video and signed up to receive two additional free videos.  Thanks again. 

Posted by Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist (KD Realty - 408.972.1822) over 9 years ago

Thanks Tara!  I've uploaded it onto my website and signed up.  I'd love to be able to preview the other 10 (and would consider buying it).  Thanks again!

Posted by Tori Stamps, MA JD - Broker/Owner Franklin TN Homes for Sale (Stamps Realty) over 9 years ago

Thanks Tara.

Very professional!  I will post to my outside blog and website.  Can never get too many tools to get the "hide the clutter" point across to our sellers.  It really makes a difference!

Posted by Tonda & Steve Hoagland, Real Estate - Greenwood Homes for Sale - Central I (Keller Williams Realty) over 9 years ago

Tara - This is great stuff.  I've got it on my to-do list for this week.  Thanks so much.

Posted by Susan Brown (Keller Williams NE, Kingwood Texas (Humble & Atascocita too)) over 9 years ago

Tara...

I posted a tutorial on how to add video to the AR sidebar. I bet if I look around I'll find your vid going up all over the Rain :)

TLW...ROAR!

Posted by "The Lovely Wife" (Broker Bryantnulls Wife) The One And Only TLW. (President-Tutas Towne Realty, Inc.) over 9 years ago

Pretty good stuff.  Of course, you definitely will benefit from all of the links back to your site in the embed code.  I can see how that will help your SEO...  But how does video content help our SEO?  I mean, Google can't "read" the video.  It could be porn for all Google knows.

But I think it's a smart way for you to get lots more links.

Posted by SEO Expert: Michael George, Real Estate and Law Firm SEO over 9 years ago

I like the video.  Well done and clear. Thanks for sharing.

Posted by Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert (RE/MAX Results) over 9 years ago

Google actually does know what the video is saying...it basically translates the spoken word and reads it just as text or keywords through Adobe.  Where this really comes into play is when you have videos that focus on your area of expertise whether it be a certain part of the region, a specific demographic, or service that you offer.  Basically, you're adding to the searchable words that you want Google to see through a different medium :-) 

TLW; Thank you so much!  Greatly appreciated :-) 

Everyone- Stay tuned...we've got more high quality videos to come!! 

Posted by Tara Jones- Atlanta, GA (Reel Productions TV- Real Estate Video ) over 9 years ago

Thanks Tara.  Great and useful information.

Posted by Joyce Thomas, Your Home Sold Guaranteed! (The Thomas Group Brokered by eXp Realty) over 9 years ago

Tara--what a great gift...Thank You!  Very nice work. I've signed up for two more, as well.  I'm looking forward to adding them to my outside blog.

Congrats on the feature!

Posted by Kim Brown, Keene, NH - New England at its Best! (Keller Williams Realty) over 9 years ago

Tara - Well that certainly helps those of us who are in the beginning stages of figuring out the benfits of video marketing. Thank you!

Posted by Karen Cooper, Helping Homeowners w/Home Loans in 27 US States (Karen Cooper | Sr Retail Loan Originator ! NMLS # 223305 | 360 Mortgage Group LLC Austin Texas) over 9 years ago

An insightful and helpful post, to be sure. I wish I could put into words how much I appreciate it. Oh wait, I just did!

Posted by Aaron Vaughn | Builder | Investor, If the deal makes sense, the cash will follow. (Conifer Homes) over 9 years ago

Tara - thanks for sharing and allowing us to use this video for our own use. Much appreciated!

Posted by Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale (Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.) over 9 years ago

Thank you - loads very fast, which is so important.

Posted by Virginia Hepp - Mesquite NV REALTOR, Mesquite NV Homes and Neighborhoods - Search MLS (ERA - Mesquite NV Homes For Sale) over 9 years ago

Thanks- I copied the code and signed up. Now I need to check out TLW's post on how to do this! Thanks for sharing!

Posted by Kristi DeFazio, Colorado Springs Rea lEstate 719-459-5468 (RE/MAX Advantage) over 9 years ago

Tara - I've been considering adding video to my website, I'll have to check this out.  Thank You!

Posted by Michelle Gibson, REALTOR (Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. ) over 9 years ago

Tara - Great video, very professional, and you're fantastic on camera.  Thanks so much for sharing.  The video will be on my site shortly!

Posted by Bill Blair, Covington Georgia Realtor Covington Living Homes (Coldwell Banker Realty) over 9 years ago

I am getting ready to teach a class but I will watch the video when I am done. 

Posted by Damon Gettier, Broker/Owner ABRM, GRI, CDPE (Damon Gettier & Associates, REALTORS- Roanoke Va Short Sale Expert) over 9 years ago

Thanks for those great infos. I signed up already...

Posted by Claude over 9 years ago

I will check out the video...  Of course, you knew that I would watch it...

Posted by Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy (Century 21 Results Realty) over 9 years ago

Thank you, Tara, for posting this.  I will check it out!

Posted by Tim Tanz, St Louis Real Estate (Platinum Realty) over 9 years ago

I will take a look at it.  Thanks for sharing!

Posted by Will Goodson (Sheffield Properties/Private Label Realty) over 9 years ago

Tara, thank you for sharing this magnificient tool.  I am currently working on some upgrade on my website.  This tool will definitely help.

Posted by C. Lloyd McKenzie, Living Albuquerque over 9 years ago

Great video... good content and well put together.

Posted by Freddy Delgadillo, Real Estate Broker specializing Greater Eastside (Judah Realty Group) over 9 years ago

Posted...

Thanks again.

Posted by Lane Bailey, Realtor & Car Guy (Century 21 Results Realty) over 9 years ago

The video is very professional, and the offer is much appreciated.

Posted by Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M (Donovan Blatt Realty) over 9 years ago

This was great video.  Once we sign up, are the other 2 video links emailed to us?

Posted by Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M (Donovan Blatt Realty) over 9 years ago

Tara,

It's up and running in Davenport, Iowa!

Thanks for the Real Estate Video and Staging Tips!

Take Care!

Lucky :)

Posted by Lucky Lang, Marco Island & Naples Florida Real Estate (Keller Williams Realty Marco Island) over 9 years ago

Tara, this is great! thanks for not keeping it a secret. I've got work to do today! :)

Posted by Connie Harvey, Realtor - Nashville TN Real Estate (Pilkerton Realtors) over 9 years ago

I did thanks. 

Posted by Maureen McCabe, Columbus Ohio Real Estate (HER Realtors) over 9 years ago

Enjoyed the video... one suggestion.  put the kids in the ottoman along with all the toys

Posted by Mike Sparks, Galveston Island Real Estate (The House Company Galveston Texas) over 9 years ago

Ha! Good suggestion, Mike :-) 

Posted by Tara Jones- Atlanta, GA (Reel Productions TV- Real Estate Video ) over 9 years ago

Hi Tara; Good video, thanks for sharing it with us and letting us use it on our sites.

Posted by Eileen Begley, Monterey Real Estate (Coldwell Banker, DelMonte) over 9 years ago

Thank you for the great idea. I will give it a try.

Posted by Robert Savage, Bakersfield Short Sales, Property Management, Cash (Bakersfield Property Solutions) over 9 years ago

Christine-  The other two videos will be distributed just as this one was where you can simply go to the site for the embed code.  I'll be certain to post reminders here on Active Rain so everyone can have additional content on their site.  

Posted by Tara Jones- Atlanta, GA (Reel Productions TV- Real Estate Video ) over 9 years ago

Video is becoming increasingly useful as downloading time becomes faster.  In the past, waiting for video to load was more of a hassle.

Posted by Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552 (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA) over 9 years ago

Google is working on searching audio withen videos. Look for it in Google labs under audio indexing.

Posted by Jeff Link, "Your Asheville Real Estate Link" over 9 years ago

Great information, Jeff...thank you so much! I'll check it out. 

Posted by Tara Jones- Atlanta, GA (Reel Productions TV- Real Estate Video ) over 9 years ago

Wow.  If Google can really "read" video, this would add tremendous value to one's website.

Can you post a link or some more information about Google translating the video and how that works exactly?  I tried myself, but didn't have much luck.

Thank you in advance!

Posted by SEO Expert: Michael George, Real Estate and Law Firm SEO over 9 years ago

Thank you for sharing your video-- will use it on my site!  Good tips-- Kathy

Posted by Kathy Schowe, La Quinta, California 760-333-8886 (California Lifestyle Realty) over 9 years ago

Do to popular demand from many of you regarding this post, please check out the following:

Download this video for free and have video content on your site- Part 2

Posted by Tara Jones- Atlanta, GA (Reel Productions TV- Real Estate Video ) over 9 years ago

I can see how having all of these links back to your site will help you, but please explain how this helps us in the search engines. 

Posted by SEO Expert: Michael George, Real Estate and Law Firm SEO over 9 years ago

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