2017 Blog JUMPSTART Challenge - MORE DETAILS for Challenge

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2017 Blog JUMPSTART Challenge -
MORE DETAILS for Challenge

OK - you figured it out --- many of the 2017 Blog Jumpstart Challenge details have already been presented over the past several posts. Lots to read here about the details as well. Thanks for checking in so far!         

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2017 Blog JUMPSTART Challenge

2017 Blog Jumpstart Challenge: exercise your brain for success!!


Exciting current research verifies that new and varied learning tasks keep the brain active. Just this week, in the New York Times, a complete report about mental acuity gives the facts. Link above ...

Market Reports might be a great place to stretch your skills. Worried about how to present the data? The Challenge offers links to multiple sites with free options for easy graph or chart templates – such as Venngage. Now is YOUR chance to learn about graphs and charts the easy way while you earn BONUS points at the same time!

Dick Greenberg is a go-to person for Market Report examples. Check out his Greeley County Zip Code 80634 or one for Mariana Butte in Loveland. Also check out what Liz and Bill Spear post, such as one about Lebanon, Ohio.


Want people to see your name front and center? Focus on a great post about a Permanent Local Attraction. Every time someone looks for that venue in YOUR niche area, the post you did - hopefully with visuals such as photos or even maps - can bring those potential Clients to YOU. Make yourself the LOCAL EXPERT during the Challenge while you earn BONUS points!

Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland offered posts about the Baltimore Ravens and about Spotlighters Theater in Downtown Baltimore. In Atlanta, a local Blogger's post highlights the Woodruff Arts Center.


Occasional Local Events provide the same Blog magnetism. Martin Luther King Day celebrations occur in many cities and towns. Often the celebrations are repeated each year. Maybe a 5K is a part of the options in your area. Your post could re-appear every year with minimal effort during revision. Here's the link to my post about an MLK event.

Examples from Rebecca Gaujot, the Go To Realtor® in Lewisberg, W. VA include information about a Haunted Farm and the music presented at Carnegie Hall Ivy Terrace.


How about interviews of LOCAL SHOP OWNERS? Not accustomed to "interviewing" strangers? Again, let's look to Rebecca Gaujot who shares examples with her posts the Front Porch and Robert's Antiques. Your own practice with the two posts for the Ringing & Singing Challenge  would lead to comfort with the local interviews. And you may use the “double-dip” BONUS points as a reward for your practice for a Local Interview.


NICHE HOUSING OPTIONS in your area is another 2017 Blog JUMPSTART Challenge option. Check out Hannah Williams post about The Clusters in Bensalem, PA as an example. 




Use the tools!

AR supplies a list of templates
on the sidebar every time one

starts to
write a post --- look there
and click on one of the links for
using a Template such as
Condo Communities and/or





REMEMBER --- it may seem like "a lot of work" yet everything
in the Challenge is designed for YOUR SUCCESS. 
Polish your own skills and strengthen your Blogging efforts.


Begins on Sunday, January 8th at 12:01 am PST

Ends on Tuesday, January 31st at 11:59 pm PST

 All the best - Lynn

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Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good evening Lynn B. Friedman ,

I will check back to see about the final detail of the challenge! Sounds like fun!! Have a great evening.

Jan 06, 2017 04:56 PM #1
Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Lynn B. Friedman You have put in an amazing amount of time into this contest and you haven't formally announced it! Thanks for the mention.

Jan 06, 2017 05:01 PM #2
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Perry Wellington Realty, Adam Conrad, Broker - Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Lynn, I agree with Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland you really put in a lot of time on your Jumpstart Challenge every year. I appreciate the mention in this post.

Jan 06, 2017 06:56 PM #3
Charita Cadenhead
Keller Williams Realty - Birmingham, AL
Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)

I am ready, ready, ready.  I really love that AR supplies templates each time we start a new post.  That is fabulous.  Your time and dedication to this effor Lynn is appreciated.

Jan 07, 2017 05:42 AM #4
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

You have made it easy as 1-2-3. I am sure there are categories that members have beeen wanting to learn more about and this is the perfect time to do it and start the year on good blog footing.

Jan 07, 2017 06:37 AM #5
Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

Another amazing contest Lynn B. Friedman thank you for the mention . I would be glad to help anyone with questions  .

Jan 07, 2017 10:25 AM #6
Brad Andersohn
Director of Education & Industry Outreach at eXp Realty & RE Tech Campus - Fairfield, CA
ActiveBrad - 707.646.1876

Wow - look at you go!!!  :-))))

Jan 09, 2017 02:05 PM #7
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Easy-peasy, Lynn B. Friedman - Thank you again for all of this wonderful information and hosting this...and kicking our butts, too!!  

LOOK ^^ You've even gotten Brad Andersohn to stop by!!  Very impressive!  ;-)  (Miss you Brad!)

Jan 14, 2017 05:55 PM #8
Lynn B. Friedman
Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ... - Atlanta, GA
Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers

Debe Maxwell 
Yes, nice to see him here --- wonder if Brad Andersohn will make the time to share his views on the "W" and the "CG" with all of us? Like a reunion post for those of us who knew him earlier on and a hello to people who didn't??

I really appreciate your support - Debe!!

Jan 14, 2017 07:45 PM #9
Jeffrey Masich- Associate Broker,MBA,GRI
HomeSmart Real Estate - Scottsdale, AZ
Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell

Hi Lynn, thanks for the 2017 Jumpstart opportunity. Question on the "Profile a Member" in the Maxi challenge. Would you define what this involves?For example, mentioning the help a member has provided or info they provide with a link to their profile? Thanks.

Jan 23, 2017 08:00 AM #10
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