THIS CONTEST IS NOW OVER!
Everyone’s a WINNER!
Enter our Google+ Authorship contest for a chance to win a year’s subscription to Point2 Agent Professional. Every participant gets a FREE Featured Agent ad on Point2 Homes!
We are excited to announce our Google+ Authorship contest in which every participant is a winner. Simply enter the contest during the month of October, and you are guaranteed to win a free, one-month Featured Agent ad on Point2 Homes, no strings attached. In addition, one lucky winner will be chosen at random to receive a one-year subscription to Point2 Agent Professional for absolutely FREE! The winner of the grand prize will be announced on November 4th.
What exactly is Google+ Authorship? What are its benefits to real estate agents?
Great questions! If you had the chance to download our exclusive Point2 Agent SEO tutorial, you might have read about the authorship feature. It is a feature unique to Point2, and it can greatly enhance your search visibility by associating your listings with a real person. If people search for one of your listings in the search engines, the results will be enhanced with your picture, like in the case of Amy Jones (depicted below):
Who is eligible to participate in this contest?
Every Point2 Agent paid subscriber.
How do you enter?
First implement the Google+ Authorship feature, then leave a comment at the end of this blog post that includes a link to your Google+ profile.
Implementing Google+ Authorship is an easy, 3-step process. If you’ve already implemented Google+ Authorship, you’re ahead of the pack! You can skip straight to step 3.
1. Link to your Google+ profile from your Online Office – Go to the Edit Profile menu in your Online Office and fill in your Google+ URL
2. Link to your Point2 website from your Google + profile – Go to your Google+ profile (or create a new one and click the Profile icon on the left-hand side
Then go to the About section near the top of the screen:
Now add your Point2 Agent website URL in the Links section you see below:
3. Link to Point2 Homes from your Google+ profile – Finally, add a second link in your Google+ profile to the Point2 Homes website http://point2homes.com/. This way, your syndicated listings will be automatically associated with your profile.
When you’re done, don’t forget to leave a comment below.
And that’s about it. If you have any questions about the contest, check out these FAQs or watch the instructional video below. Remember to leave us a comment with your Google+ profile info and let’s get those free Featured Agent ads up and running!