30 Days of Marketing Opportunities - Day 2: Syndicate Your Blogs

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30 Days of Marketing Opportunities - Day 2

My goal is to write 5 days per week for 30 days. So I've started this series that I hope to motivate me to write. 30 Days of Marketing Opportunities will give you 30 projects or tasks that your Virtual Assistant can handle on your behalf, generating leads that will ultimately generate more income for you!
 These are tasks that do not require a lot of high-end skill but, instead, require some time (hence the reason your Virtual Assistant should handle these tasks, not you!) and attention to detail.  Join me on the journey!

Day 2 - Syndicate Your Blogs

syndicateSyndicating your blog is simply the process of sending the blog's RSS feed out to multiple websites simultaneously.  This will give your blog additional exposure that you may not typically reach from your current contacts.  Syndication puts your blog feed in front of other people, in places where they can easily subscribe to your blog.

To syndicate your blog, first find the RSS feed.  On your ActiveRain blog, the link to your RSS feed is located beneath the Archive list of your monthly posts.  Click on the button that says RSS 2.0 and capture the link.  Then, submit the feed link to multiple feed burning sites such as:

* feedsubmitter.com
* search4rss.com
* digg.com
* technorati.com
* del.icio.us
* stumbleupon
* reddit

~Renae


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Day 1 - Short URLs

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Rainmaker
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Renae Bolton
Marketing 4 Realtors - Garfield Heights, OH
I'm your Professional Real Estate Marketing VA!

Rebekah, are you referring to sending the link out to multiple social media sites at once (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, MySpace, etc.)?  If so, you have several choices:

  • ping.fm
  • Hoot Suite (my personal favorite)

Let me know if you are looking for something different.

~Renae

Apr 05, 2011 07:58 PM #6
Rainmaker
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Renae Bolton
Marketing 4 Realtors - Garfield Heights, OH
I'm your Professional Real Estate Marketing VA!

For those of you who are interested, here is a link to:

Enjoy!

~Renae

Apr 07, 2011 01:27 PM #7
Rainmaker
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Rebekah Radice
Imagine WOW! Digital Marketing Agency - Burbank, CA
Social Media Marketing, Coaching & Training

That's exactly what I was looking for Renae.  I use Hootsuite and love it but wasn't sure if there was a better or more efficient tool to use.  Thanks again!

Apr 09, 2011 08:43 AM #8
Rainmaker
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Renae Bolton
Marketing 4 Realtors - Garfield Heights, OH
I'm your Professional Real Estate Marketing VA!

You're welcome, Rebekah. Let me know if you have any other questions.

~Renae

Apr 10, 2011 12:56 PM #9
Rainer
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Cindy Logan
Logan Economic Achievement Programs - Irvine, CA

Renae, trying to figure this one out.  Does it take the entire blog, or can I select the specific blogs that I want to go out.  And it starts with RSS feed:  Live bookmarks.  I don't want to take specific action until I know the answers. 

Apr 14, 2011 11:13 AM #10
Rainmaker
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Mike Mayer
Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC - Lafayette, LA

Renae, I enjoy your tips, but your post(s) can sometimes end without fully conveying how to use the information shared. Your tech tips tend to be a bit confusing; it would be helpful if you offered additional examples and details.

Apr 15, 2011 12:29 AM #11
Rainmaker
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Renae Bolton
Marketing 4 Realtors - Garfield Heights, OH
I'm your Professional Real Estate Marketing VA!

Ok, Cindy, let me try to explain a little better. Syndication does take your entire blog and categorizes the information contained within each post so that people who are searching for information on becoming a millionnaire in Orange County will find your posts. Consider Google. When someone submits a search on Google, they put in the phrase "become a millionnaire in Orange County" and up pops a ton of websites mostly containing that phrase or information regarding that phrase. Syndicating your blog is like setting it up for search engines for people who want blogs, podcasts, etc. to stream to them - they get the concise information they require and ONLY the information they have requested.  Tell me if that makes more sense or if you need me to explain anything else further.  Also, are you unable to find the link to your RSS feed?

~Renae

Apr 15, 2011 12:32 PM #12
Rainmaker
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Renae Bolton
Marketing 4 Realtors - Garfield Heights, OH
I'm your Professional Real Estate Marketing VA!

Hi Mike. I appreciate the feedback. Unfortunately, when I post these tips, I haven't really been writing from the standpoint of teacher to student.  I've really only been providing a brief overview, not a detailed explanation.  As a way to engage readers, this provides an opportunity for them to ask questions and get answers to their specific inquiries.  On that note, please let me know if there is something you explained from this post.  (Perhaps I already answered for Cindy.)  But if I haven't answered, please do let me know what needs to be clarified as I don't want anyone to read my posts and walk away without a full understanding of what I was talking about.

~Renae

Apr 15, 2011 12:33 PM #13
Rainmaker
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Russell & Tracy Lee Parker
RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT - Wylie, TX
Experienced Broker & Property Managers Since 2006

Renae, Love the 30 Day Marketing Ideas, I am going to try some of them. Thanks,

Apr 15, 2011 01:13 PM #14
Rainmaker
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Renae Bolton
Marketing 4 Realtors - Garfield Heights, OH
I'm your Professional Real Estate Marketing VA!

Awesome, Tracy! I hope you get some value out of them!

~Renae

Apr 15, 2011 01:49 PM #15
Rainmaker
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Renae Bolton
Marketing 4 Realtors - Garfield Heights, OH
I'm your Professional Real Estate Marketing VA!

Here is a link to Day 10.  It has links to all of the first 10 days of marketing posts.

Day 10 - Send Sweet Treats

~Renae

Apr 15, 2011 01:50 PM #16
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James Loftis
Real Estate 911 Inc - Hollywood, FL
Real Estate 911 Inc

Great information to know. I will be using the syndicateing blog information today.

Thanks again.

Apr 18, 2011 12:06 PM #17
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DeeDee Riley
Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA - El Dorado Hills, CA
Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas

Renae, I just stumbled upon your 30 Day Marketing Opportunities and think they are great!  Looks like you are almost finished too.  Good for you!  Will be working on this one for myself.  Thanks so much for sharing!

Apr 26, 2011 02:52 AM #18
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Jim Frimmer
HomeSmart Realty West - San Diego, CA
Realtor & CDPE, Mission Valley specialist

My marketing guru is trying to get me to do this, but he and I are so busy that there’s just not enough time to do everything I’d like to do.

Apr 27, 2011 10:53 PM #19
Rainmaker
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Renae Bolton
Marketing 4 Realtors - Garfield Heights, OH
I'm your Professional Real Estate Marketing VA!

It's so easy to do, James, and provides you with valuable information on the marketing of your blog posts! Let me know if you need any help. You'll be glad to do this!

You're quite welcome, DeeDee! Hopefully you'll find some others that you can take advantage of as well!

That's why you need a VA, Jim! (Notice, that's the first thing I said in my posts - These are tasks that do not require a lot of high-end skill but, instead, require some time (hence the reason your Virtual Assistant should handle these tasks, not you!). #imjustsayin

~Renae

May 04, 2011 01:40 PM #20
Rainmaker
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Kaye Swain
Keller Williams Realty Roseville - Roseville, CA
--->>> Call Kaye!

You can also syndicate your blog from Active Rain (and your Twitter Tweets) onto a wordpress blog if you have one. :)

Feb 08, 2014 10:40 PM #21
Rainmaker
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Evelyn Johnston
Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Super Agent, Probably the Best Agent in the Galaxy

Renae, you are blowing my mind...great ideas!

Sep 24, 2014 09:25 PM #22
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Bill & Cyndi Daves
Hiawassee, Young Harris, Blairsville, Hayesville, Murphy and Beyond! - Hiawassee, GA
TeamDAVES - Your REALTORS In the GA/NC Mountains!

Renae Bolton - Day 2 and I already feel like my assistant may kill me.  Hmmmm.

Cyndi

Sep 26, 2014 03:05 PM #23
Rainmaker
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Renae Bolton
Marketing 4 Realtors - Garfield Heights, OH
I'm your Professional Real Estate Marketing VA!

Thanks for sharing that tip, Kaye!

I don't want to blow your mind, Evelyn! I just want to fill it up with some great ideas! :-)

LOL, Cyndi! Let me know if you need anything clarified!

~Renae

Oct 06, 2014 07:33 AM #24
Rainmaker
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Laura Filip RE/MAX UTOPIA | Whitesboro Tx 76273 903-271-4978
RE/MAX UTOPIA Whitesboro Tx 76273, Serving all of Texoma - Whitesboro, TX
Your locally owned RE/MAX OFFICE WHITESBORO TX

Thank you for sharing although I do not see the RSS feed you are talking about. Has this changed with the new system in place? 

Oct 12, 2014 02:13 PM #25
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