It’s a given that if you’re a real estate marketer, content marketing should be a big part of your strategy. These are the content marketing statistics you should know about.
Real estate marketers should definitely be adding inbound marketing (content marketing) to your arsenal if you want to reach occupancy at your property. This doesn’t just mean the occasional blog or social media post. We’re talking a full range of content: video, high-value resources, etc.
We’ve pulled some of what we think are the most interesting content marketing statistics out there right now. Take a look at our infographic at the bottom of this post. We hope it will help spark some ideas for you own successful real estate marketing strategy.
Content marketing statistics — the big takeaways
This shouldn’t come as a surprise: the biggest thing you should be taking away from these statistics is that a well-documented, consistent content marketing strategy absolutely needs to be part of your overall business model.
Consider this: 90% of home buyers look online to find their next home, and 70% of them will be getting a sense for who you are through your online content. And by content, we don’t mean ads. we mean the inbound marketing materials like blog posts, videos, case studies, ebooks, and other content that you produce.
The content you create, curate, and share is the single best brand ambassador you have. Too many real estate marketers take a passive approach to their online reputations, rather than taking control of this goldmine of a resource. Content marketing is about using your expertise and what’s special about your brand to become a resource for your audience, and to generate leads by developing meaningful and lasting relationships with your prospects.
We’ve pulled together this infographic of content marketing statistics to give you a full picture of the value of content marketing when it comes to real estate.
Infographic: content marketing statistics for real estate marketers
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