Why are you on Active Rain?
There are at least a few people here that just like to hear themselves talk. At the other end of the spectrum are the people who focus on generating interesting and relevant content to help boost their visibility to potential clients. And there's a whole gamut of people in between these two extremes.
In this article, Realtor Steve Beam of Parker, Colorado discusses the nitty gritty of how blogging is an integral part of his real estate marketing strategy. He began on Active Rain but then continued on to his own outside blog at RealEstateYak.com. Within six months, the article explains, Steve began to see inquiries from the blogging which eventually developed into 50% of his total income.
When you read the article about Steve on Real Estate Tomato you'll be struck, and I was, with Steve's reasons for blogging. Not only he say he believes it made him a better agent, but he also says his blog provides 24/7 professional advertisement that is always accessible to potential clients.
Another success story here in the Rain! I know I've found someone I'd love to emulate more.