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Appraiser Spotlight

Added:  February 26, 2010

Now that the XSites Desktop's Energizer plugin is well established as an effective, proven means of creating a website that's more search engine optimized, all I need to do is go down our list of XSites ranked by Energizer score to find some great sites.
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Ideas For Inspecting In The Rain

Added:  February 25, 2010

How do you inspect in the rain and keep yourself and your gear dry?  Spring is almost on us, and for many appraisers that means rain.  Click to view

What About Bob? 

Added:  February 24, 2010

On February 20th of this year, Bob McClanahan celebrated 14 years with a la mode in technical support.  After 16 years with Sears Roebuck, it was time to get into something different.  Click to view

Ingredients for making a search engine friendly site

Added:  May 14, 2009

Getting your website ranked highly in a search engine is a little like pasta sauce.  There are many ingredients, but no exact quantities or formula for success, and even a less than perfect result will be better than nothing in the short term.  It's not as if the web is going away or that fewer people will be looking for appraisal services online in the future.  So, let...  Click to view

Spotlight:  SunbeltAppraisal.org

Added:  May 14, 2009

This edition's Appraiser XSite spotlight leads us to Alex Olmo of SunbeltAppraisal.org, a customer making all the right moves when it comes to web marketing and running a business.  Alex's site design is simple and inviting, yet rich in content that attracts search engines.  Click to view

Little Things Bring Big Business

Added:  August 07, 2008

In the middle of a challenging market, appraiser Anthony Lamandre is htting some of his highest income levels ever.  Anthony was kind enough to share his time and explain the tactics he's been using that have lead to his continued success.  Click to view

Homeowner Gives Appraiser The Finger

Added:  June 20, 2008

Back in the day, when I was just a wee trainee, I was on an inspection with my mentor.  As we were finishing up with interior photos and my boss was making notes about the property I started making small talk with the current homeowner.  Click to view

Seven Things I Like About This XSite

Added:  June 11, 2008

As the Appraiser XSites Product Manager, I often browse through customers' sites and look for anything out of the ordinary or innovative.  Recently, I came across www.PointerAppraisal.com, owned by Russell Kitzberger, and immediately noticed a lot of things they were doing right.  Click to view

Spotlight:  Appraisers of Las Vegas

Added:  May 05, 2008

Proactive appraisal shop, Appraisers of Las Vegas, has seen a volume increase despite in their down market thanks to a 25% to 30% increase in web referrals, a solid reputation, creative niche marketing and hard work.  Click to view

XSite Of The Month (April 08)

Added:  April 09, 2008

In every edition, we'll feature the XSite of the Month.  See what your peers are doing online!

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