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New Mortgage Website Optimization Client - Samantha Garrod

Posted by Roar Admin on November 16, 2017
We'd like to welcome aboard Samantha Garrod as one of our latest Mortgage Website Optimization (SEO) clients. Samantha is a Mortgage Broker in the Huntsville and Muskoka area of Ontario and came...

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10 Beautiful Facebook Covers for Mortgage Brokers

Posted by Roar Admin on October 19, 2017
How do you make your Mortgage Facebook covers stand out? Well we have a few examples of some very clean and beautiful Facebook cover examples we've completed for some of our Mortgage Broker clients...

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Is a free website from your Real Estate or Mortgage Brokerage really in your best interest?

Posted by Roar Admin on September 23, 2017
  Here at Roar Solutions we have dealt with thousands of Mortgage Agents and Real Estate agents from across Canada and the US. One question we hear from time to time is “Why should I pay...

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10 Inspirational Small Business Website Designs

Posted by Roar Admin on September 19, 2017
 At Roar Solutions we are known for doing great looking websites for those in the Mortgage and Real Estate industries. Did you know we also do websites for small businesses across Canada and th...

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New Google Website Optimization Client - Lucia Gugliuzzi - Vaughan Mortgage Broker

Posted by Roar Admin on July 24, 2017
We would like to welcome aboard Lucia Gugliuzzi, a Vaughan, Ontario Mortgage Broker from Mortgage Intelligence. Lucia and her team are located in Vaughan, Ontario and focus on Mortgage Refinancing, Mo...

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Why an SSL Certificate is Important for Your Website's Security

Posted by Roar Admin on July 11, 2017
What is SSL? SSL is a technology that encrypts - like scrambling mathematically - the information which flows between a website and a visiting browser. SSL establishes trust between your website an...

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New Google Rankings Client - Stephen Dainard

Posted by Roar Admin on June 2, 2017
We would like to welcome aboard Stephen Dainard from Mortgage Intelligence. Stephen and his team are located in the Niagara Region of Ontario and focus on Mortgage Refinancing, Private Mortgage Lendin...

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New Real Estate Website Optimization Client - Rebecca Barritt - Victoria Real Estate

Posted by Roar Admin on April 18, 2017
We would like to welcome aboard Rebecca Barritt from Sotheby's International Realty in Victoria, BC. Rebecca's new site seen at www.rebeccabarritt.com is geared towards various niche communities in a...

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New Niagara Region Mortgage Broker Website and SEO - Marlene Kimacovich

Posted by Roar Admin on April 3, 2017
We would like to welcome aboard Marlene Kimacovich from the Niagara Mortgage Centre as our latest Mortgage SEO client. Marlene has been a very active Mortgage Broker specializing in Mortgages for Firs...

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New Real Estate Website Optimization Client - Brian Willis

Posted by Roar Admin on March 13, 2017
We would like to welcome aboard Brian Willis (Comox Valley Real Estate Agent) as our latest Real Estate client. Brian wanted a new website revamp and opted for our Real Estate Website Optimization ser...

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New Mortgage Website Optimization Cllient - Kenzie MacDermid

Posted by Roar Admin on March 2, 2017
We'd like to welcome aboard Kenzie MacDermid as one of our latest Mortgage Website Optimization (SEO) clients. Kenzie is a Mortgage Broker with offices across Southern Ontario with his main focus be...

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Why Customer Service is a Cornerstone of our Business

Posted by Roar Admin on February 4, 2017
When we started Roar Solutions back in 2000 we had a great idea of what we invisioned for the business and one of the key items we knew we had to be good at was Client Support. Back in the late 90's a...

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New Mortgage Website Optimization (SEO) Client - Sherry Corbitt

Posted by Roar Admin on January 24, 2017
We'd like to welcome aboard Sherry Corbiit as one of our latest Mortgage Website Optimization (SEO) clients. Sherry is a Whitby and Durham Region Mortgage Broker working for Mortgage Intelligence and...

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New Mortgage Website Optimization Cllient - Tania Campfield

Posted by Roar Admin on November 28, 2016
We'd like to welcome aboard Tania Campfield as one of our latest Website Optimization (SEO) clients. Tania is a Mortgage Broker in the Maple Ridge area of BC. She was looking to help drive more targe...

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6 Great Ways to help convert website visitors into leads for Mortgage and Real Estate Agents

Posted by Roar Admin on November 21, 2016
You see you have websites visits each month but you're not getting any phone calls or leads, what gives? It's unfortunately a very common misconception that simply having a website should bring you l...

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Doing More With Your Headshots

Posted by Roar Admin on November 9, 2016
Need to get creative and have your lovely mug more prominently displayed on one of our most popular web designs? We have some great ideas to show off your amazing head shots: Jazz up the logo area wi...

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New Mobile Friendly Landing Page for the Get Er Done Girls

Posted by Roar Admin on October 26, 2016
The Get 'Er Done Girls have been a client of Roar Solutions for many years now. They are a firm believer in our Managed Social Media and Website Optimization Services (SEO) and have been using them as...

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Elena Schutz-Henriquez - Halifax Mortgage Broker

Posted by Roar Admin on October 18, 2016
Elena is a Halifax-Dartmouth Nova Scotia Mortgage Broker who was looking to have her website show up in Google for some specific, localized keyword terms to help drive more targeted traffic to her web...

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I search for my name in Google and my website doesn't show up, Why?

Posted by Roar Admin on September 23, 2016
I search for my name in Google and my website doesnt show up, how come? In a nutshell when you do Google searches for specific keyword terms (ie. like your name) Google then shows the results based u...

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My Mortgage or Real Estate Website isn't generating enough leads... Why?

Posted by Roar Admin on September 23, 2016
From time to time we get comments from clients along the lines of 'I've had a website for a few months now but I don't receive any leads from it, why is this?' Well let's help top try and shed some l...

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Generating Mortgage Architects Application for MA Brokers/Agents

Posted by Roar Admin on September 2, 2016
If you are a Mortgage Architects (MA) Broker/Agent, you will have received an email from your Corporate Team on news about your MortgageBase Plus Online Application Form being expired by Sept 30, 2016...

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Decommissioning of MortgageBasePlus Online Application

Posted by Roar Admin on September 2, 2016
Did you receive a notice that your MortgageBasePlus Online Application is being decommissioned by September 30, 2016? The Roar Support Team is still not 100% clear as of today (Sept 2) what...

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Template 1070 Logo and Hero Graphic Specs

Posted by Roar Admin on August 18, 2016
If need to tweak some of the main photos/logos on Template 1070, here are some basic sizing guides to keep your site looking snazzy when you share through social or email marketing! Easily make your ...

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SEO Explained to Real Estate and Mortgage Professionals without getting bored to death!

Posted by Roar Admin on August 16, 2016
Brilliant 3 minute video explaining SEO. Let it sink in, reflect on your own Real Estate and Mortgage online business and then apply your new found ninja knowledge (or get us to help you out). Check ...

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Gary Dontsov - Calabasas, Agoura Hills, West Hills, Woodland Hills Residential and Luxury Real Estate

Posted by Roar Admin on June 30, 2016
Gary came to Roar Solutions looking for a new and improved website presence that was focused on certain key niche areas of California. Gary opted in for our improved Google Rankings service (SEO servi...

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Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

Posted by Roar Admin on June 13, 2016
Being mobile friendly is huge in today’s game.  All of the sites currently offered at Roar are responsive, or mobile friendly, but some of our older templates aren't, and it might be time f...

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Better Graphics = Better Website!

Posted by Roar Admin on May 26, 2016
Many of our clients come to us with customizations in mind for our website templates, but our favorite customization? Graphics! It’s cost effective and has a huge impact on your site’s loo...

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Mortgage Funding - Barrie Residential and Commercial Mortgages Website Optimization

Posted by Roar Admin on May 26, 2016
The team at Mortgage Funding, a Mortgage Brokerage out of Barrie, Ontario was looking to improve upon their online presence. As a well established business (operating since 1965) they knew that their ...

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Faye Drope and Brad Rembold - New Nanaimo Mortgage Website with Website Optimization Focus

Posted by Roar Admin on November 20, 2015
Faye Drope and Brad Rembold are owners of Sand Dollar Mortgage Corp., a Nanaimo, BC Mortgage Brokerage. They have been long time clients of Roar Solutions but were looking to up their game when it c...

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Lisa Helfrick - Saskatoon Mortgage Professional - Website Optimization

Posted by Roar Admin on November 10, 2015
Lisa Helfrick has been a long time client of Roar Solutions and was looking to step up her online marketing and get into our Advanced Managed Social Media Package which includes social media managemen...

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3 Key Factors in Building Your Online Profile

Posted by Roar Admin on April 27, 2015
The world of marketing is constantly changing. Social media and content have become the major drivers of a successful internet marketing campaign. While your website is considered the hub of your onli...

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Carlee Morsund, Mortgage Broker-Smithers, BC

Posted by Roar Admin on March 3, 2015
A mobile friendly, clean design with a 'less is more' marketing approach...love it!  You did a great job on your new Mortgage Broker website design!   ...

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The Mortgage Minds, Brokers-Edmonton, AB

Posted by Roar Admin on March 3, 2015
A clean, responsive site design with fresh daily content, relevant industry resources and Hubspot integration.  Nice job with your latest design Diana and Candice.  We're impressed!  ...

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Your Blog is the Vital Keystone

Posted by Roar Admin on January 27, 2015
Social Media Marketing: Your Blog is the Vital Keystone The marketing world is abuzz with the power of social media. There isn’t a brand or marketing firm that isn’t all over Twitter.com ...

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Spruce up your website homepage banner photo with simple graphics

Posted by Roar Admin on December 31, 2014
Brokers are always looking for ideas and inspiration to jazz up their websites and stand out from the competition.  There’s nothing quite like looking at beautiful homepage banner photos to...

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Michele Cummins, Real Estate-Mission, BC

Posted by Roar Admin on June 19, 2014
Michele Cummins is a professional Real Estate agent working in the Mission, Langley and Abbotsford areas of British Columbia. Michele's new website is a great example of a clean and modern look, not ...

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Peter Paley Mortgage Team-Winnipeg, MB

Posted by Roar Admin on June 9, 2014
With over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, Peter Paley and Team specialize in First Time Home Buyers and Construction Mortgages.  Peter's new Team Landing Page doe...

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Why doesn't my site work properly in older browsers, sorry ancient browsers?

Posted by Roar Admin on June 4, 2014
The year is 2014, The question from a client... "I just tested my site in Internet Explorer 7 and 8 and it's not working as I expected, what gives" Some background into todays modern websites. Most ...

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Denova Mortgage Group-Toronto, ON

Posted by Roar Admin on May 28, 2014
The Denova Group, Mortgage Professionals from Toronto, ON do a brilliant job of showcasing their eye-catching photography and unified team approach.  We were able to keep costs down by using a re...

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Natalie Wellings, Mortgage Broker-Edmonton, AB

Posted by Roar Admin on May 28, 2014
Natalie Wellings has been mortgage brokering since 2007, when the Edmonton real estate market was at the height of a boom. As Natalie puts it, 'frenzied buyers were frantically buying whatever they co...

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Alyson Thiessen, Mortgage Broker- Red Deer, AB

Posted by Roar Admin on May 27, 2014
Alyson Thiessen and the GeterDoneGirls Broker Team do a great job of pulling off pink and black. With a focus on Mortgages in Red Deer and Fort MacMurray, Alberta, their website has many functional e...

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Amy Chow, Mortgage Broker-Vancouver BC

Posted by Roar Admin on May 27, 2014
Amy Chow, Mortgage Broker for Invis/MI knew what she wanted and went easy on us.  Integrating the Google Translate feature makes it alot easier for her to support her community of friends, family...

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Edge Home Finance Broker Team-Edina, MN

Posted by Roar Admin on May 27, 2014
Broker Owner Chris Hacker from Edge Home Finance (Edina, Minnesota) approached the Roar Solutions Design Team in search of a new look, ready to go content and an elegant way to showcase his agent team...

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Elizabeth Sue Ling-Mississauga,ON

Posted by Roar Admin on May 26, 2014
Dominion Lending Centre's Elizabeth Sue Ling setup the The Lending Coach website for customers looking for mortgage and finance services in the Mississauga, ON area. Great use of video on the ho...

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Troy Resvick Mortgage Broker-Langley BC

Posted by Roar Admin on May 26, 2014
Troy Resvick & Associates (Langley, BC) took advantage of Invis/MI broker network site that included automatic industry news rate updates from the Corporate Invis/MI Intranet.  By spendi...

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Cummins Real Estate Group-Langley BC

Posted by Roar Admin on May 26, 2014
The Cummins Real Estate Group (Fraser Valley Lower Mainland) is always looking for new ways to stay top of mind and generate new leads.  Michele Cummins is always on the leading edge as she under...

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Top 3 reasons people follow brands on social media...

Posted by Roar Admin on May 20, 2014
According to the Social Media Strategist Summit website, 'interesting content is one of the top reasons people follow brands on social media.'  If you're looking to ramp up your leads, SEO and br...

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Content Marketing Explosion [Infographic]

Posted by Roar Admin on May 15, 2014
Educate and communicate about your products and services to drive more results! Great content is alot of hard work.  You can lean on Roar Solutions and the Urbo Content Team to help scale your we...

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Ensure your business complies with the new Canadian Anti Spam Law

Posted by Roar Admin on April 23, 2014
The new Canadian Anti-Spam legislation now requires express consent before sending any email. That means that people have to explicitly say they want to receive your emails, by either checking a ...

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How to protect yourself from the 'Heartbleed' bug

Posted by Roar Admin on April 10, 2014
A major new security vulnerability dubbed Heartbleed was disclosed earlier this week with severe implications for the entire Web. The bug can scrape a server's memory, where sensitive user data is sto...

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Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation CASL (Bill C28)

Posted by Roar Admin on March 26, 2014
The new Anti Spam Legislation comes into play on July 1, 2014. Canada is the last of the G20 countries to put forward this type of legislation, which is part of international agreements.Experts d...

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Broker Template 1066

Posted by Roar Admin on February 27, 2014
Nicely coded and ready for U.S. and Canadian Brokers.  Clean new design for Mortgage Brokers that include essentials like: - Change rates, add team members, or blog some cool stuff- Secure Mortg...

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Mobile Designs for Mortgage Brokers

Posted by Roar Admin on October 17, 2013
Adding on a true mobile site experience to your existing mortgage website is easy to do and a great way to add value to your mortgage business.  Keeping your prospects and customers updated with ...

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Template 1064

Posted by Roar Admin on October 11, 2013
If you're looking to update your mortgage website, be sure to check out the latest responsive site release. This new style is freshly updated to look great on all devices including your desktop, table...

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Inbound & Outbound Marketing for Realtors and Mortgage Brokers

Posted by Roar Admin on October 9, 2013
Consumers no longer rely on cold calls, direct mail, TV or billboards, — a.k.a. outbound marketing — to learn about products and services, because the web has empowered them. Savvy bu...

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Is Search Engine Optimization Worth it for the Novice?

Posted by Roar Admin on October 9, 2013
Everyone we know wants to get on the first page of Google.  Nobody really knows how and the rules are always changing.  Is it even worth it for a small to medium sized business to do their o...

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Should Your Broker Business Be Using Google+

Posted by Roar Admin on October 9, 2013
Yes you’ve likely heard about Google Plus.  Wondering what it's all about and whether or not you should be using it for your Real Estate or Mortgage business? Great Question. What Is Googl...

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Is Your Real Estate or Mortgage Business Using Social Media To Drive New Leads?

Posted by Roar Admin on October 9, 2013
If you are a business professional or a business owner you’ve heard that you should be using at least some form of social media to help educate your clients, drive traffic and engage with new an...

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Leverage Yourself as a Real Estate & Mortgage Expert by Using Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Roar Admin on October 9, 2013
Find out which platforms are right for trageting your main demographic by using these tips and resources! ...

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Content Marketing is Hot! [InfoGraphic]

Posted by Roar Admin on October 9, 2013
We came across a great article we wanted to share with everyone by Jeff Bullas from JeffBullas.com. 2008 was the dawn of “pull marketing” or “inbound marketing” rather than pu...

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Why Content Is Still King When It Comes to Lead Generation

Posted by Roar Admin on October 9, 2013
Marcus Sheridan is one of three owners of River Pools and Spas, which installs swimming pools and hot tubs throughout Maryland and Virginia. Since joining the business in 2002, Sheridan has spear...

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