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Attraction is Nature's Marketing Program. Take Notes! - 09/28/10 08:50 PM
* * * * * We've got thousands of new bloggers here. Two years ago Mike Jones made this very good point. Does your blogging style ATTRACT people? Or scare them away? Something important to think about. Plus it's always a good day to enjoy some of Mike's pix! * * * * *
Via Mike Jones (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC): Look at these two photos. How can you fail to respond by taking a closer look? Bees and other pollinators feel the same way. The end result is success for the plant in the form of fruit. "By their fruit, you will (4 comments)
10 REASONS TO BUY A HOME! - 09/27/10 05:00 PM
* * * * * Danny Batsalkin provided this excellent summary from the WSJ. This is good information to share with all your buyers. With low interest rates, NOW is the time to buy! * * * * *
Via Daniel Dima Batsalkin | Los Angeles Real Estate | 310.933.4281 (Boulevard Realty): I read this great article in the Wall Street Journal today. Enjoy! 10 Reasons to Buy a Home Source: Wall Street Journal, Brett Arens, 9/16/2010 Time magazine is being overly pessimistic in its recent cover piece that called into question the benefits of homeownership. In fact, now is (0 comments)
Sales of Beverly Hills, CA Homes for August 2010 - 09/20/10 08:44 PM
* * * * * My thanks to Bree Long for this fascinating update on the Beverly Hills market. This confirms what our clients report from around the country. Real million dollar buyers are out there. * * * * *
Via Bree Long (Keller Williams Realty): Beverly Hills homes are selling like hotcakes (relatively speaking)! Sales of Beverly Hills homes increased, by one-hundred and eighty-six percent (186%), in August, 2010, and in comparison to the same month last year. Beverly Hills home sales have been on the rise since hitting a low point for the year in the first quarter. Despite (3 comments)
Labor Day Sunset Over Tucson's Avra Valley - 09/11/10 04:08 AM
* * * * * Here's another fascinating shot from Mike Jones. I can't figure out the almost vertical streak running down the middle. Actually just slightly to the right of the middle. Maybe rain? * * * * *
Via Mike Jones (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC): ~ Labor Day Sunset from Gates Pass, Tucson, AZ ~ ___________________ (I don't copyright my photos anymore. I use them mostly for blogging and creating greeting cards for friends.) Right click on an image, copy and use it! Click the Send Out Cards logo below. Send a real card to someone you love. (Card and postage are (5 comments)
Is the Long Tail Dead? Google Instant Raises the Stakes for Ranking Relevancy - 09/11/10 12:03 AM
I want to thank Mike Conner for this thought-provoking post. I've been thinking about Google Instant quite a bit today. As part of my job, I've done many thousands of Google searches over the years. Today I decided to check what happens when I look for one of my clients. I ran this search: ocean ridge plantation homes for sale The final results were the same as what I found before Instant. My client is still ranked #1. http://www.southernbrunswick-realestate.com/ I find the Instant feature somewhat annoying and distracting. In fact, I felt that it was slowing me down. I will continue to test (2 comments)
Are you a Google Juicer? ActiveRain Offers You Some Incredible SEO Power - 09/04/10 11:23 PM
* * * * * Over 2 years ago Jason Crouch taught me about "Google juice". I just checked the SEO example Jason gives in this post. His market report is #1 on Google for Fairways of Blackhawk Pflugerville. Proving, once again, the powerful SEO of ActiveRain. This idea can help YOU in your market. * * * * *
Via Jason Crouch, Broker - Austin Texas Real Estate (512-796-7653) (Austin Texas Homes, LLC): I read Jeff Belonger's post from earlier today (Bah Humbug, just SHOW ME the MONEY, not the points...... ), and while I was commenting, it inspired me (6 comments)
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