What is there to blog about anyway?

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Real Estate Broker Owner with Erica Ramus - Ramus Realty Group - Pottsville, PA RM420589

I get asked that all the time! How do I find my ideas? Isn't it hard coming up with topics?

NO WAY!

Every day there is inspiration all around me--in the mundane tasks (an appraiser asking for a home inspection report and getting push back), in the exciting new developments that take place every day in this business, and all in between.

If you're having problems finding things to write about, here's help!

- write about questions your clients ask you and how you answer them

- write about problems you're seeing in your business or even personal live (we on AR let it all hang out!)

- write about the annoying agent who won't return your calls or present your offer --go ahead, get it off your chest here and don't take it out on your family

- write about your successes and triumphs

- write about your failures, too, and disappointments

- write about what you see happening in YOUR market -- compile some data for us and give examples of trends YOU see around you

- write about ... Active Rain! What has AR done for your business and your life?

 

I don't know about you, but not a day goes by here where we don't have some flurry of activity in the office that could be a blog post!

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Wendy Rulnick
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Rulnick Realty, Inc.

Erica - Usually something happens that sticks with me, and I feel I should write about it.  A few I started, but changed my mind, though.

June 16, 2009 06:11 PM
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Jackie - computer-training-atlanta.com
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Erica - Ideas for content is not my problem. I keep a spreadsheet of bright ideas, and it prints out to several pages. Taking the time to write, now, that's my struggle.

June 17, 2009 07:04 AM
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Jennifer Monroe
Real Estate REALTOR®/Broker in Beautiful Charlotte
Savvy + Company Real Estate

Some of you just have the easiest time finding relevant topics to write about. Not me. The reason? Every time something comes up that seems fit to write about - I find that it has already been done. While I know we all bring our own perspective to things, I still feel that whatever I put out there needs to be as unique as possible. You seem to manage that with ease :)

June 17, 2009 07:28 AM
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I got a laugh out of Wendy's comment. I've had QUITE a few blog posts that I deleted before it went on line. NEVER hit the 'post' button until the heat of the moment has passed!

June 17, 2009 01:36 PM
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Erica Ramus - Ramus Realty Group - Pottsville, PA

Yes, me too! I've saved a few posts and then went back and deleted them after I read them through again.

June 18, 2009 12:29 PM
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