Referrals From Blogging Are Great!

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Real Estate Agent with Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com TREC #0492321
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Referrals From Blogging Are Great!
If you are still undecided if blogging actually works, I can honestly tell you that my blogging has lead to some nice referrals, and I have recently closed three transactions, which were all referrals from other Active Rain members. Two of them were listing referrals, and they were estate sales, and great handyman specials, which investors immediately made cash offers on both of them. We all love those cash offers, since they generally lead to those quick closings. Although, they were small deals, I know my sellers were very satisfied with the whole process from contract to closings, since they expressed their appreciation for services and efforts of everyone involved.  

Blogging for ReferralsThe other referral was a buyer lead, who purchased a lovely home in one of San Antonio’s historical districts, Monticello Park, which I termed the “Gucci District”. Yes, San Antonio, like other cities does have these nice historical areas like King William, Olmos Park, Monte Vista, and Monticello Park, just to name a few. This closed transaction lead to another happy home buyer, who recently relocated to Texas, due to a job transfer.

I am presently working with another buyer, who found me through my blogging efforts too. Plus, I have another listing still on the market, which was also picked up by my online presence from blogging. Therefore, to all those doubters about blogging, think again, since blogging does work, and the rewards will be worth your efforts. Keep in mind that, “If you Built it, They will Come”. Blogging will get you referrals, and leads to increase your business. Try it, you will be glad you did. Remember, you can literally reach thousands when you build your online marketing, and start to rank on the top pages in Google.You can do it!

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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
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I"m building, Jerry and hoping they will come. I think my slow response from people is because our area is so rural. Whatever the reason, I'm still blogging. I really like sharing my area, and experiences, with everyone.

Jul 03, 2012 11:54 AM #59
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Jerry Newman
Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com - San Antonio, TX
Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation

Yes, Christine, I am sure you have received some nice referrals while in the Rain. Blogging consistently does have it's rewards.

Jul 03, 2012 01:00 PM #60
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Jerry Newman
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Yes, Sandy. I am very grateful for all my new found friends in the Rain. We do have a Great and Wonderful Community here.

Jul 03, 2012 01:01 PM #61
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Jerry Newman
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Thanks, John. Presently the rental market is hot, and I have been busy working a lot of these renters, and nearly all of them them help with credit repair to be able to purchase in the future. Great source for future business.

Jul 03, 2012 01:04 PM #62
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Jerry Newman
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Hi Jon, Your are so right about blogging and writing good content. Just within the last two days buyers have called on a post that I did in a neighborhood featuring one of my listings. When I asked how they found me, they replied, "We saw online from one of your articles". Just goes to prove that blogging does work.

Jul 03, 2012 01:07 PM #63
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Hi Beth, Keep on Blogging and the business will come. Have a Wonderful 4th!

Jul 03, 2012 01:08 PM #64
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Jerry Newman
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Thanks, Karen. Happy 4th of July to you and Arthur! Blogging Works!

Jul 03, 2012 01:09 PM #65
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Jerry Newman
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Yes, Andrea. Awhile back I was sending out many referrals, and recommending many of my AR friends, and then, all of a sudden, I started to get those phone calls referring me buyers and sellers. It pays to be consistent with your blogging, It may have taken me longer than others, but the rewards were worth the effort.

 

Jul 03, 2012 01:11 PM #66
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Jerry Newman
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Thanks, Gabe. Likewise, I have you on my list your Stuart, Florida. Have a Blessed 4th of July!

Jul 03, 2012 01:12 PM #67
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Jerry Newman
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WOW! Brenda. Way to Go, with your listing referral. Those are nice. Keep up the good work, as you know that blogging does have it's benefits.  Only, those of us who have been persistent understand this principle.

Jul 03, 2012 01:14 PM #68
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Jerry Newman
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Thanks, Kathy. Now, we all know what those late night hours was all about. Business during the day, and Blogging at Nights. It's works for many of us. Have a Wonderful 4th!

Jul 03, 2012 01:16 PM #69
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Hi Debbie, You have the right Spirit. You have a lot of great information to share about your area. Keep on Blogging about it. Have a Wonderful 4th!

Jul 03, 2012 01:17 PM #70
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Louise Thaxton
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Jerry - You are just proof that blogging DOES pay!  I will definitely share your testimonial with others!

 

Jul 04, 2012 02:44 PM #71
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So great to get a referral and it is a good one and you get paid and have a happy client (hopefully for life).  I recently had a successful referral and I just love the AR person that sent that client my way.  Nice post.  Right on.

Jul 04, 2012 03:37 PM #72
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Hi Jerry, I hope that I have the opportunity to refer someone to you some day also, your professionalism shines through everyday on Active Rain, and I am sure that you would do an excellent job for anybody that was referred to you.

Jul 05, 2012 06:00 AM #73
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Leslie Ebersole
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That sounds great. Blogging is a great way to interact with agents and brokers from around the country.

Jul 05, 2012 06:08 AM #74
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Jerry Newman
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Thanks, Louise. Hope you had a nice 4th of July. Blogging has some nice rewards. Referrals is only a part of it.

Jul 05, 2012 08:12 AM #75
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Yes, Rosemary. Our referrals from AR are just Great! Nice to know you have had a successful referral from AR too.

Jul 05, 2012 08:21 AM #76
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Jerry Newman
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Thanks, Bob. I appreciate that vote of confidence in my services as a professional. Good Service Matters!

Jul 05, 2012 08:24 AM #77
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Yes, Leslie. The interaction and networking from blogging is just wonderful in my book. That's why our AR community is so Great.

Jul 05, 2012 08:29 AM #78
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