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Larry points out what is important to him. Reading it over, I realize this is pretty much the same with me. Personality is key! I felt this was certainly worth a re-blog as we start of the year posting and posting to our blogs. Let's all get a clue!
Hey Rain Makers....who're some of your favorite folks to follow on Active Rain? Why? I'm kind of a snob when it comes to following people. I don't wnat to follow just anyone. But I do like to follow a lot of folks. But what gets me to follow a blogger on the on the
In Illinois the Blog-o-meter was use seing how much time Rod Blagojavech had remaining as governor of Illinois. Now that Rod is history the Blog-O-Meter for me, personally, is your ability to attract and retain me as your reader.
I do subscribe to some awesome writers, but what is it that attracts me to them?
It's not as easy as a one, two three, but I do have a top list of items that I look for. It's not important that a writer has all three, but if they are good at even one element, I'm in! I think that goes true for clients, consumers and public, non-active readers.
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Again, you don't need to be spitting posts out daily, but I'd like to see you once a week at a minimum. I don't care how good you are at educating, blogging or entertaining, if you don't show, but once every blue moon, then why bother?
2) BE INTERESTING
I gotta have something to follow. Just listings - boring! Just rates and rate watches - double boring. Market directions - boring....I can get those without you. Boring, boring, boring!!!!
3) EDUCATE ME
I love learning. If I'm serious about success in 2011, the I really don't have a choice. But, quite frankly, I love learning. I'm getting better at this whole blogging and HTML thing, but barely. QR, SMS, and just about anyting with any technology bell and whistle I'm as dumb as a stump.
4) DON'T OVERSELL ME!
I hate having crap shoved down my throat! I hate gagging on a meal. I'll puke and I hate puking. Let me pick and chose what I want to eat. Tease me. Give me an appetizer, and if I want more, let it be my decision. If you shove it down my throat, I'm gone.
I don't care what you have to say. if you have personality and can engage and entertain, I'm in. I love peole a little left of center! I'm as off center as you can get. If you can't educate me, at least entertain me. Who wouldn't love an entertaining writer.
Who do you like and why....what are you criteria?
Larry Bettag - Regional Vice President, Midwest Region
Illinois FHA Specialist
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And the Surrounding Hometowns of the Lake Ray Hubbard Area Heath, Fate, Royse City, Rowlett, Forney & Sunnyvale
Barbara Hensley The Barbara Hensley Group @ RE/MAX Properties 972-772-9699
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