Before We Begin
a quick word
We’ve been doing this for over 10 years, and while a lot has changed, the fundamentals haven’t.
We believe that at the end of the day, your branding, website, and business should do three things for you:
It should be a powerful customer educator.
It should all aim to help potential customers understand what you are all about and make the decision to work with you – effortlessly.
It should be a powerful driver of acquisition.
Your website and digital systems should make it easy for potential customers to become paying customers.
It should do a lot of the heavy lifting for you
It's 2020. The days of doing everything are over. Your website and the digital systems behind your brand should be scalable and automated – acting like an employee that's working for you around the clock, without you having to lift a finger.
To achieve this for you, we blend our unique knowledge of behavioural psychology, search engine optimization, user experience and design, funnel creation, automation, and beautiful design to create experiences that both educate AND convert your customers.
We look forward to working with you.
– Julian + the Ethos team.
To provide you with a powerful new website that acts as a 24/7 customer educator and lead generation platform, helping:
1. make it easy for clients to understand what you offer
2. nurture interested visitors and convert them into leads and customers, and finally
3. do all of this while you work less.
It's Not "Just A Website"
what you're getting
We don’t build “websites” because long-gone are the days of digital billboards that do little to convince a customer to work with you.
We build digital systems.
They are customer-focused, conversion-centric sales platforms designed to put your message out in front of your customers in a way that engages them and convinces them to act.
Oh, and they work for you around the clock….
By the end of a project, you will have:
A 24/7 customer-education platform.
Educate prospects, convert customers, and drive inquiries all without having to lift a finger. By the end of the project you will have a website that educates customers about what you do around the clock.
A customer-centric lead-generator.
We build all our sites focused on two things: 1) the visitor and 2) turning that visitor into a customer. We do so by staying hyper-focused on visitor-flow and lead generation.
A dynamic platform that enables growth.
It's not about "having a website. It's about having a tool that helps your business today while supporting your growth tomorrow. It's not just a static billboard. It's a dynamic marketing machine that can be used to tell stories, run promotions, generate leads, and publish content your customers love.
A powerful brand and reputation builder.
People are wired to make judgments based on their first impression. We make sure that that impression is the exact one you want them to have.
The Only Thing That Matters – Real Results
The Property Twins
The Property Twins were well-known Langley realtors, but were struggling to bring in consistent leads organically.
Ethos put together a strategy to develop the brand and build a website that monopolized the long-tail search keywords for Langley real estate.
The result was a 1000% increase in organic traffic and leads within the first 30 days and the project had a 100% ROI that same month.
the options we think would best suit you based on our discussions.
Proper web design will not only give your real estate agency a unique and one-of-a-kind site that is built around the customer, but it will act as a 24/7 sales platform designed to generate and convert interest into leads.
Lead Capture power up
With the core of your business being about attracting client leads, the lead capture is a no-brainer. Done right, it is a well-developed system that converts regular traffic into interested customers – and that’s the whole point.
As a new realtor, we recommend dialing in your brand strategy and ensuring you show up to the market with a clear and compelling message that resonates with customers. It will save you a lot of headache down the road.
to do later.
Keyword power up
Depending on your marketing strategy, SEO may or may not play a role in what you do. We recommend skipping this step for now, and determining if it’s a core piece needed right before we begin building the website.
don't just take our word for it...
While we like to think our work speaks for ourselves, what we really care about is how it performs for our customers once it’s in the wild.
Don’t take our word for it, see what they have to say!
A high-level overview of the system we discussed.
We don’t build websites. We build customer-focused, conversion-centric sales platforms designed to engage your customer and convince them to act in a way that we decide best.
While your site will have the all the basics, the whole build will be centered around leading a customer to a desired action – whether that’s picking up the phone, giving us their email, or searching for a house.
- Up to eight real-estate-based, lead-focused pages including:
- Work With Us (Buy and/or Sell) – Unique Value Proposition
- Real Estate Search By Area (Up To Three), Additional Can Be Added
- Testimonials, Reviews, and Client Love
- Baseline SEO, call-to-actions, analytics, and social sharing are included in the set-up.
- Email capture set-up
A website is NOT just about putting your information into the world. It’s about designing purchase pathways and a series of steps that lead your visitors from landing on your page to completing your desired action.
And make no mistake, this is an intentional and designed process.
With this Power-Up, we create distinct user flows throughout your site that will follow predictable, quantifiable, and repeatable patterns, promoting customers to take whatever action we decide is the best intention for the page.
- Designing and implementing specific lead capture calls to action throughout the site, making sure we maximize our ability to convert customers.
keyword Power-Up + Advanced SEO Set-Up
In order to ensure that your site is optimized for search engines from the get go, we first need to understand what your customers are searching for and what your competitors are doing.
This add-on ensures that the site we build matches customer search queries and beats out the competition to those coveted spots on top of Google – a must for any business that wants to grow.
- Detailed keyword research for your company and at least 3 competitors.
- On-page keyword integration and on-page SEO integration.
The first step is to develop your brand strategy and to get clear on what you, as a real estate agent is, what you aren’t, how to position yourself in the market, and how you will differentiate your product offering. This is based on a mix of internal knowledge, real estate industry knowledge, competitor landscape analysis, and customer exploration through Google Keyword Analysis, LinkedIn, Quora, and other places we know customers hang out.
In this step, we get very clear on how you will add value to your customer’s lives and how you will differentiate yourself from competitors.
- In-Depth Industry Research
- In-Depth Competitor Research
- Two-Hour Brand Strategy Session
- Finalized and Agreed Upon Brand Strategy
oversized fine print.
We are huge fans of keeping all the cards face up and making sure everyone knows all the little details.
The domain for the website will be provided by the client. If no domain is currently purchased, we will seek out and purchase a domain on your behalf. All costs will be covered by the client.
If the client does not have a preferred hosting choice, website hosting will be determined by Ethos, based on our experience, as well as the needs of the website. All costs for hosting, themes, and plugins will be covered by the client.
All content and copy will be provided by the client and uploaded to the site by Ethos.
Images will be jointly sourced by both parties and the cost of images, if any, will be covered by the client.
Your website needs to work for you, your business, and your customers and in today’s competitive web environment, you have to ensure your website is working at it’s best.
Content updates, software updates, plugins, performance, backups, and security all need to be regularly maintained to make sure that your site is performing competitively.
But your time is valuable – and it should be spent running your business. That’s where we come in.
We have packaged a range of Website Care Plans that will keep your site fresh, backed up, performance-optimized, and secure.
We encourage you to think intelligently about your website. You’ve made an investment. Now, make sure it’s working for you.
You can view our packages here.
our happy clients.
we let our work speak for itself.
I can sincerely recommend Ethos as a tight-knit team of result-driven, highly-skilled and passionate creatives. Their workflow is full of wonderful ideas and they have the ability to execute. The end result was absolutely amazing.
When I came to Ethos, I didn’t really know what I wanted. All I knew was that it had to be simple, beautiful, and showcase my photography. The team there blew me away and my site has paid itself off 1000x over. Seriously, they are amazing.