Promoting Your Community Promotes You

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Real Estate Connections

Karen Sign

One of the most obvious ways to promote yourself in your community is for you to promote your community.
  • Local business - not an S&P 500 firm, but the small businesses that provide you with the level of service you provide your clients
  • Recreational venues that make your community an ideal place to call home
  • Community service represents the commitment people in your community make to its' citizens. It's an opportunity for you to participate in the effort and to be known as an involved citizen.
Bob Stewart, Brad Andersohn and the AR staff have always stressed the need to include these items as an integral part of our hyper-local approach to blogging. It makes sense when you consider your community is more than houses - it's the reason you live there. I've listed a few exampes to give you ideas.


LOCAL BUSINESSRECREATION COMMUNITY SERVICE
  • As a member of the West Springfield Rotary Club I am involved with and donate to the Community Blood Drive
  • I support and assist with a program that brings Christmas to underpriviledged children at Kristi’s Christmas
  • At Covenant Presbyterian Church we work with Operation Turkey that feeds almost 2,100 needy families.
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Rainmaker
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Sharon Alters
Your Fleming Island Relocation Agents.
Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty

Karen, and along with this type of posting, you will get calls from people thinking you are the Restaurant, the historical site, etc.! lol I even gave a number to a guy a couple of days ago who was looking for the golf club in our neighborhood. Cracks me and my family up :)

July 14, 2010 11:06 PM
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Roland Woodworth
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Great job helping to jog the mind Karen. Always something to blog about in our community.

July 14, 2010 11:15 PM
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Chris Olsen
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Olsen Ziegler Realty

Hi Karen -- There is something so timeless about all things local, it's just plain fun and informative to read.

July 15, 2010 12:18 AM
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Gina Chirico
Real Estate Agent - Essex County, New Jersey
Lattimer Realty

Karen,

I'm all about my community, what it has to offer and what I give back to it (not monetary but in volunteer work).  I always make sure I add that I don't just sell this community, I live here too.  That really matters to buyers.

July 15, 2010 12:46 AM
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Bill Burchard
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3B Realty: 951-347-3818, CA

Thanks for the tips, Karen. Your examples are exactly what I've concluded I need to share in my blogs.

July 15, 2010 01:06 AM
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Cynthia  It was cool and thank you :)

July 15, 2010 10:19 AM
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Dwayne Community lifestyle - I love it and thank you.  It will show up in my posts

July 15, 2010 10:21 AM
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Kay, Well, you gotta' eat somewhere :)

July 15, 2010 10:22 AM
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Lana  That is a very nice thought - thank you

July 15, 2010 10:23 AM
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Sharon  I wrote about an historic courthouse that had been closed for 100 years and occasionally get phone calls about a traffic case  :)

July 15, 2010 10:25 AM
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Roland And I know you do it extensively

July 15, 2010 10:27 AM
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Chris  I learn about the rest of our country, too

July 15, 2010 10:27 AM
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Gina That is the main point of doing it - thank you

July 15, 2010 10:28 AM
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Bill Glad I could help

July 15, 2010 10:36 AM
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Markita Woods NMLS#190699
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Thanks for sharing. And I am taking your advice.

July 15, 2010 12:46 PM
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Markita  Thank you

July 15, 2010 05:42 PM
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Lori Cofer
REALTOR, Moscow Idaho Real Estate
Beasley Realty

Karen,

 

You do such a wonderful job promoting your local community!!!!  Your care and concern for your community is evident to all!!!!

 

Lori Cofer

July 16, 2010 07:38 PM
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Lori  That is very nice of you to think so thank you

July 16, 2010 08:28 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Los Angeles / Valley Homes
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Supporting local business will always stay very important.  It is by far the best thing to do to support your local community. More of your dollars stay in your community and this is good for many reasons, including home values in neighborhoods.

Thanks for sharing your ideas on this blogging.

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Inna  I enjoy Paying It Forward

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