Yes, I know you are inundated with new suggestions for social sharing sites every day, but if you’re one of those ahead-of-the-crowd realtors producing great visual content, it’s time to get on Visual.ly.
Many agents are reaping the SEO benefits of creating infographics, which do amazingly well on Pinterest, posting videos of their listings and their community on YouTube, uploading listing and community presentations on SlideShare, and sharing great photos of their listings on their websites, Pinterest, and Flickr. So what can Visual.ly add to the mix?
Visual.ly is a beautifully and simply designed site that lets you upload all of your visual content—infographics, videos, interactive graphics, and presentations—all to one portfolio. The site allows you to give titles, descriptions, categories and tags/keywords to your uploaded content, as well as add a source URL, publisher, and designer to give credit where it’s due. Like all social sharing sites, you can favorite, repost, comment on, and share others’ content on Facebook and Twitter. You can also follow those other users you find innovative and/or inspirational.
Visual.ly also has a great blog where you can learn about everything from social sharing hacks to creating viral content.
Visual.ly is great because it presents your visual content in a simple, intuitive layout. To the right of your uploaded content on your profile is your logo or professional Realtor headshot, location, and a description of yourself. You’ll also be able to see how many views your content has garnered, how many of your uploads have been “faved” by other users, and how many followers you have.
Don’t have much visual content to share? No worries. Visual.ly also has a marketplace where you can pay for infographics, videos, and the like. A team of “story tellers, number crunchers, designers and animators,” assemble to help “create a message designed to build your brand.”
If you don’t have a specific project in mind, Visual.ly helps you pinpoint your objective: do you want something to create brand awareness, showcase though leadership, promote education and training, or increase lead generation? After you decide the purpose of the project, you will determine a marketing budget and then enter your information so the Visual.ly team can contact you.
So, whether you simply want to showcase your visual content and allow people to find you and your work online, or you’re ready to find a great team to create visual content for you, look no further than Visual.ly, a way to get visually noticed!