What Blog Content Works

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What Type of Blog Content Works? Great question with no right or wrong answer. Over the past 10 years I have written more than 1000 articles here. My intention was to simply create a library of content, a place where I could archive all my discoveries and knowledge regarding technology, social media, apps, websites, and […]

If You Build It, They Will Come

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Some infamous words from a movie spoken by many but not to be taken lightly, at least not in my opinion.  It’s easy to say “If you build, they will come” but much more challenging and difficult to actually do it and really have it happen. There are more than 11 Billion maps currently being […]

Should Real Estate Professionals Blog

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This is a question that has been around the block many times and depending who you ask, I believe you’ll get a unique and different answer every time. Here’s my personal take and answer to this age-old blogging question. I think blogging is like farming the land. Each blog post is like throwing a seed […]

Blogging for the Business Blogger

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Content Accumulated over time for the Blogging Business Blogger Here’s 21 Blogging articles over a 4 year period of time with more than 3580 Real Estate Industry Professional comments for your reading, learning, and reviewing pleasure.  Disclaimer: Many of these articles and blog posts were written during my ActiveRain employment period and may reflect proprietary […]

Delivering Blog Content & Growing Traffic

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Email Blogging Delivers Content and Grows Traffic There was a time where a post like this would start off with, “Do You Have A Blog?”  It’s no longer a question as to whether you should have one or not but how good is your content and how are you marketing it?  Are you delivering great […]

Nobody Clicks On Page Two… SEO?

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My favorite title so far this year!!  It’s a blatantly obvious term and title, but one I think many overlook when creating their web presence for their profile or their business.  The point of  “Search Engine Optimization” is to be found via the results from someone else’s search terms, words, or phrases in the search […]

The Blogging Success Cycle

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The Blogging Success Cycle – Today we are talking about the key ingredients for a successful Blog.  If you’re looking to create a Successful Blogging Cycle, you’ve come to the right spot for some ideas, tips, tricks and techniques that have been proven over time to work for many individuals and businesses. Before You Begin: Some […]

SEO Bloggers – Visibility and Placement

SEO and Blogging – The beauty is in the “Eyes” of the beholder Last week we did a class called “Are You Invisible” and had a great turnout with guest speaker Gary Clayberg from WA.  One of the topics during the SEO and Blogging discussion was about heat maps that show and reveal how the […]

The ActiveRain Featured Blog Post

The ActiveRain Featured Blog Post – I get asked everyday about the ActiveRain Featured Blog post.  The wide variety of questions range from “Who Is Featuring The Posts” to “Why Are The Same Members Featured over and over again?” Well, it’s taken me 2 1/2 years working here to finally write a post about the […]

The Ultimate Blogger Startup Kit

The Ultimate Blogger Startup Kit When you first heard the word “Blog” you were probably just like the rest of us.  Not sure, confused, and maybe even uncomfortable with the whole idea and concept.  My guess is that you still are if you’ve opened this post and you’re still reading it. Here is a Starter […]

Building Blocks for Better Blogs and Business

While it was with every intention I planned on sharing this presentation at the RainStorm this past weekend, somehow my final decision to do so was influenced by the environment, the ambiance, and the folks I was fortunate to be surrounded by at the Ultra Heat Lounge in Anaheim.  There was a great line-up of […]

Celebrating Four Years On ActiveRain

It was February of 2007 when I wrote my first Blog post here on ActiveRain.  Hardly seems like four years could have gone by this quickly.  I realized today that all the time and information I have contributed here is pale in comparison to all that I have learned and the relationships I have made.  […]