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This is the place to view the past and present contests put on by ActiveRain and its members. Everyone can join the
group and help encourage each other. Current contest will be highlighted posts so it's easy for you all to see. Let it
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The last time I attempted to participate in this type of challenge, my quality suffered.Lynn stressed that we should focus on writing a high quality posts.
One way of doing this might be to ask:
What is the purpose of your blog?
Does this post fulfill that purpose?
Does this post reflect your voice - who you are?
(Can you find the rock climber in the picture below?)
The purpose of my blog is to:
1.Share the Colorado Experience
(Here is a close up of the climber. He has a purpose - to get down.)
I use photographs that I have taken to share the Colorado experience.I strive to share information that is educational to the general public and/or the real estate community.
(In Colorado Springs, we are fortunate to have the Garden of the Gods in our backyard. Coming from a College Station, Texas which is very flat, I never thought that I would have the chance to photograph a rock climber. It was interesting because it was hard to see him with the naked eye. In fact, some of the people watching thought he was a girl. Once I zoomed in with my camera, it was hard to figure out exactly where he was at. )
Occasionally, I come up with a great blog post idea that would probably be very popular and receive lots of comments. However if the post isn't in line with who I am or who I strive to be, I trash it. For example, I strive to be a very positive person. So, I avoid writing rants or posts that criticize businesses and their quality of service.
I like to watch the following YouTube video, which is based on a verse from the bible, because it reminds me of what I want my REAL purpose in life to be. Although I'm not anywhere close to perfect, I want my Active Rain blogging efforts and everything else I do to fall in line with my real purpose in life.
What is the purpose of YOUR blog?
Sondra Meyer, CPA
Colorado Horse Property Specialist
Colorado. See It. Experience It. Live It.
Note: Blog photographed at Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs by Sondra Meyer.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.