Stop, Look and Listen --That's How to Find Topics for Your Posts

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Venture Realty International

Are you serious about finding topics and creating great posts for your blogs?  One of the things that slows down many bloggers is the search for topics.


How can you find some great subjects.  My advice is Stop, Look and Listen. 

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Stop -- Too often we are so absorbed in our day to day work to pay attention the things around us.  It is like the old saying, "Stop and smell the roses".  We need time and interests away from the day to day pressures.  When life is balanced we find interesting things that it is fun to share.  I always feel sorry for the individuals who only post their listings because they are not truly involved in the fantastic culture that is established here in the Rain.  


clipart purchased from iclipartLook  --  there are thousands of topics if you look for them.  It can be just observing your surroundings as you drive down the road, something you see in a listing, a trait you observed in a buyer, your family and pets or an article that you just read in the China Daily. 


clipart purchased from iclipartListen  -- what fascinating things are your friends, family and peers talking about?  Maybe you heard a great idea in the sermon at church or the cry of an eagle got you thinking about our magnificent world. it is amazing the amount of topics you will hear about if you just pay attention to everything around you.


Topics are unlimited if you just Stop, Look and Listen. Now go have fun with your Blog.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rainmaker
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Gary Coles
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Nathan,  Thank you.  It's good to see you stop by.

Feb 02, 2012 11:03 AM #37
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Gary Coles
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Latin America Real Estate

Michele,  We also enjoy life a lot more when we do.

Feb 02, 2012 11:04 AM #38
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Gary Coles
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Latin America Real Estate

Sharon,   Thank you.  It's always nice to see you in the Rain  -- I especially enjoy all your inspirational posts. How is Lindsey doing?

Feb 02, 2012 11:06 AM #39
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Gary Coles
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Latin America Real Estate

Richie,   Life is one big blog.  By the way I think of you each time I look at my coffee table and see one of the books that you have written. It is very inspirational. I bet I could find lots of blog topics in it.

Feb 02, 2012 11:08 AM #40
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great advice! I'm guilty of the constant "search" for blog topics which slows me down!

Feb 02, 2012 12:37 PM #41
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Tammie White
Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net - Franklin, TN
Franklin TN, South of Nashville

I get most of my topics from the crazy things that occur in this business. My recent post is a prime example.

Feb 02, 2012 12:53 PM #42
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Kathy Streib
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Gary- excellent reminder that our blog topics are all around us!

Feb 02, 2012 01:10 PM #43
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Gary Coles
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Latin America Real Estate

Benjamin,  Thank you. I hope this helps speed things up for you.

Feb 02, 2012 01:25 PM #44
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Gary Coles
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Latin America Real Estate

Tammie,  That is a great way to find topics and you always have fantastic posts.

Feb 02, 2012 01:28 PM #45
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Kathy,  I'm glad you enjoyed the reminder.

Feb 02, 2012 01:29 PM #46
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Luis Iniguez
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Very true Gary, Most of the time our topics are right in front of us.  We just need to run with them.

Feb 02, 2012 04:57 PM #47
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Gary Coles
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Latin America Real Estate

Luis,  You are correct -- there are so many right in front of us but I know most people don't notice them.

Feb 02, 2012 07:24 PM #48
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Jordon Wheeler
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J W Group Real Estate Sales and Service

Hey Gary,

Blog topics are as plentiful as the experiences we enjoy throughout the days of our lives.  Good post and best of success to you this year!

Feb 02, 2012 10:35 PM #49
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Kwee Huset
Kwee Huset Realty - Venice, FL
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Gary, congratulations on your FEATURED post. There are many things we can blog about but it may be difficult to produce a quality contents.

Feb 02, 2012 11:06 PM #50
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Evelyn Kennedy
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Gary:

I am amazed, when I just stop and pay attention to what is going on around me, at how many topics to blog there are.  Just being in the moment and absorbing all that is going on around you is the key.

Feb 02, 2012 11:34 PM #51
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Gary Coles
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Jordon,  Great comment -- I like the way you relate topics to experiences.  And, I think all of us have had many, many experiences. I hope your year is fantastic too.

Feb 02, 2012 11:52 PM #52
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Gary Coles
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Kwee,  You made me stop and think about quality content.  I've seen great posts on just about any subject.

I'll give myself a challenge.  If you give me any subject (I will, however, ask that it be tasteful) and I will create a post using it or tying it into other items to make a reasonable post.  Then you can judge how good it is.  Thanks for the idea.

Feb 02, 2012 11:57 PM #53
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Evelyn,  It is amazing -- I am also surprised at myself, I am much more aware of the ideas now that I have written this post.

Feb 02, 2012 11:58 PM #54
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I think about my post during the day. It us usually what I have learned that day.

Feb 03, 2012 12:49 AM #55
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I love the simplicity of your advice. Sometimes we make a mountain out of a molehill! Thank you!

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