Blog Question of the Day, what blog site do you use and why

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Results

In my search for the perfect place to blog I find myself overwhelmed with the endless options.  It is my hope that each of you who arrives at this blog today will stop and take a moment to comment and share some tips on blogging.

#1  Where is your blog?  Blog Press, Active Rain etc etc

#2 Why do you use that place for your blog?  Features and benefits

#3 How often do you blog

Yeah this is my shortest blog entry yet, I look forward to seeing what you are doing.  I need your help!  So tell me watcha got'!!!!!

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Eric Lowery
Keller Williams Realty Professionals

For an independent blog, a professional theme on the Wordpress platform is the way to go.  I've helped several agents set up their own sites, and I run www.DailyAgentTips.com from a Wordpress blog.  I also have a developer's license with WooThemes and can deliver their themes to  people who want to use them.

DailyAgentTips is not the best example because I have it set up to where it only displays a homepage and you cannot click into the blog.  However, with Wordpress, you can have almost any type of site you want.

Contact me through AR if you want to talk about Wordpress in more detail.

FYI: Wordpress has two platforms, the freebie subscription one, and the open source platform that allows for infinite customization.  The open source blog is the way to go and you can add hundreds of different features.

July 23, 2009 02:46 PM
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Elizabeth Bolton
Cambridge MA Realtor
RE/MAX Destiny Real Estate Cambridge, MA

Hi Carolyn ~ In addition to blogging here on ActiveRain I have a blog with the Real Estate Tomato - www.realestatetomato.com.  I am thrilled with it and with their training. 

Liz 

July 23, 2009 07:30 PM
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Thanks for the comments please feel free to share this blog with other so we can get more input I would love to see more conversation on this.  I am curious what blogs or most easily managable for your typical, user not a super techie.  I know the cost can be prohibitive for many to afford a guru to hook them up and I personally have found Active rain to be super user friendly.  Any other super user friendl sites out there?

Heres the link to tweet facebook or email to your contancts for more input http://tiny.cc/DpYiz

July 23, 2009 07:49 PM
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Carolyn Mantia
RE/MAX Results

SORRY WRONG URL - Here is the link to pass on I will post it on Twitter too in case you are following me you can simply retweet  http://xrl.us/be5gc4

July 23, 2009 07:54 PM
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Amy Hahn
Realtor - Crystal Coast, NC
Pine Knoll Shores Realty

Carolyn, I am here at the NAR Convention in San Diego with you!  Most of my blogging time is spent on activerain, and I am an addict! lol.  I also post all of my localism posts on wordpress.  And I also share my blog on Twitter, Facebook and Namz.  So glad to have found you on activerain and to see you in San Diego. Woo Hoo!

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