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BLOG POST HOME RUN ONE
Our blog posts are a reflection of our background, training, education, experience and attitude about a multitude of subjects. That is true even when the subject of the blog is real estate related.

In most cases we are usually

  • Stating an opiinion
  • Reporting facts or statistics
  • Soliciting an opinion
  • Mentoring or training
  • Advertising our professional ability to the public
  • Building professional or personal relationships



However, there is important, additional value to a blog post. In my view (stating an opinion here) there are three important rewards that come to us in the form of comments


COMMENT HOME RUN ONE
A well constructed hyper-local or market report post should solicit comments that are a win-win for everyone.

  • Our colleagues will recognize our market expertise and refer clients to us
  • The public will also recognize our expertise and contact us to use our service

COMMENT HOME RUN TWO
Comments on our posts regarding experiences in individual real estate transactions or real estate in general may
  • Provide a perspective that differs from ours broadening the perspective and understanding for all members of the AR community.
  • Provide the incentive for others to investigate the matter further and offer the AR community a more comprehensive picture on the subject.

COMMENT HOME RUN THREE
Almost every time we post about a product, communications, methodology or write a tutorial we may
  • Learn of a better method or product to achieve the goal or, for that matter, achieve a better goal
  • Assist someone in the AR community to improve their blog posts and ultimately their performance
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Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
"New Franklin MA Homes"
RE/MAX Executive Realty

Karen.....reading your post was a great way for me to start my day.....I'm new to AR and loving every minute of it.....every point in your blog was something I could relate to....thank you....

October 26, 2009 07:41 AM
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Karen Kruschka
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Barbara  First, welcome and good luck.  Second, thank you for the compliment  Karen

October 26, 2009 07:43 AM
Rainmaker
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Dorie Dillard
Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
Coldwell Banker United Realtors

Hi Karen,

I agree the 3 important rewards from comments you state are very true. We are all learning and the benefits are great here in ActiveRain. Thanks for sharing.

October 26, 2009 07:44 AM
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Karen Kruschka
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Dorie  We all can and do learn  Karen

October 26, 2009 07:59 AM
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Jim Crawford
Jim Crawford Atlanta Realtor - Atlanta Real Estate
RE/MAX Paramount Properties

Great post.  I love to hear the different opinions and viewpoints.  That is where I learn.

October 26, 2009 08:27 AM
Rainer
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Dianne Bartlett
Keller Williams

Nice post... and a gentle reminder of etiquette.  When our comments "broaden the perspective and understanding" of other, we've all hit a home run.

October 26, 2009 08:33 AM
Rainmaker
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John Cannata
Texas Home Mortgage - Purchase or Refinance
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Excellent point Karen. There is always someone on AR that will learn from your post, for the most part. Perhaps they wont learn anything from a 'Speechless Sunday' post.. but you never know. Even the picture could say something about your area which will educate your reader.

October 26, 2009 09:41 AM
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Karen Kruschka
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Jim  So true  Karen

October 26, 2009 12:51 PM
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Diahne  There are many home runs on AR

October 26, 2009 12:52 PM
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Karen Kruschka
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John  You never know what will trigger a thought  Karen

October 26, 2009 12:53 PM
Rainmaker
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Sharon & Bruce Walter
West Lafayette homes for sale
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN

Thank you for writing this, Karen!  It is most instructive and I do agree with what you say.  I just need to go ahead and get things going!  Thanks for the encouragement.

October 26, 2009 04:19 PM
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Karen Kruschka
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Sharon  It is always a pleasure to assist

October 26, 2009 05:54 PM
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Art Kruschka
Manassas Woodbridge Dumfries Real Estate Sevices
Administrative Manager

Karen I am aware your reports on Woodbridge are an integral part of your market strategy to be current on many facts throughout Prince William County. The obvious goal is to provide your clients with the very best possible representation and blog posting is an excellent method and may include posts about other interesting locations

September 23, 2010 11:48 AM
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