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By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 3
As I've been venturing more and more into monetizing my blog, I've been experimenting with a few things. One of the things I've noticed over the years (and it's no surprise) is that my traffic dips down during holidays (as people have some other things on their mind obviously).  The worst dip sta...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 17
 Over the past eleven years I have written a lot of posts, over 3000, and frequently I want to find a particular one. I've made it simple by using tag words. But how do you find them? Glad you asked! Go to  where you will see this pull down Go to  List my tags (click to view) If you know the tag ...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
Comments 42
You may think my blogging world is turned upside down.  After all, aren't my AAA posts on TUESDAYS??? (yes, normally) And WHY would my client be promising to knock me out?  Just how bad did that transaction get??Well, those that follow me know that I blog with a purpose, and here it is:You need a...

By Kathy Schowe, La Quinta, California 760-333-8886
(California Lifestyle Realty)
Comments 7
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 27TH:                    Annual Palm Desert Library Halloween Party, 6:30 pm,  with performance by Heebie and Jeebie Musical Comedy Show.  Wear a costume!  Palm Desert Public Library , 730300 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert ;  FREE ! 760-346-6552 Fifth Annual Pumpkin Decorating C...

By Judy Orr, SW & Near West Chicago suburbs
(HomeSmart Realty Group)
Comments 7
It's been a super busy year, but as is typical things have slowed down a little bit, allowing me to go over marketing, systems and website clean-up and updating.  I've written about several of my website ventures in the past and this is a deal that is hard to pass up. I have a Zillowpress website...

By Kathleen Ann Pacheco-Corbett, Realtor, RI-MA, CEBA, Master, e-Pro, ABR, ABRM, GR
((FIRST Exclusive Buyer's Office Providence-RI) )
Comments 5
Great advice from Hope Hulette Dsm Thank you very muchWould you like to know the BEST times to post on social sites and improve the chances that people are seeing what you post?  Facebook 1-4PM Twitter 1-3PM...

By Diane M. Phillips Realtor 443-286-4365, Specializing in Carroll Co., MD
(Frankly Real Estate Inc.)
Comments 3
Do you have a FB Business Page? If so, has your ability to post/share things from your feed changed? Specifically today? I can't seem to share anything. The "error" message says "Timeline post are off" I’ve tried to correct it and to no avail. The FB Help Center instructions do not work on a busi...

By Karen Anne Stone, Fort Worth Real Estate
(New Home Hunters of Fort Worth and Tarrant County)
Comments 67
Dear Active Rainers.  I need some help.  It has to do with the email notification of "new comments" that Active Rain sends out to us. Usually, when I make a comment on someone else's post... I check the box that will enable any additional comments to be emailed to me. Also... when I write a post....

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
Comments 6
It was an estate sale and my buyer got a very good price for the home he loved. We were all happy as we closed on this home. Kind of smooth sailing. It turned out to be one of the easiest closing for me. And buyer also got a home warranty - peace of mind for a first time home buyer who does not k...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
Comments 8
It always happens - someone wins and someone loses. No matter whoever is favorite.  That was the case for Pats and Jets game today. The win was predicted for Pats  - a team with a very good regular season record.  Pats lost!!!! Who do you blame? Or as Brian DiTullio - a featured columnist puts......

By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 14
4 Tips for Crushing it on PinterestEvery day, millions of people use Pinterest to find ideas for all parts of their lives. More than 75% of the ideas on Pinterest come from businesses like yours, which is why you’re so important to Pinners. ~Pinterest While most people are focused on the "big 3" ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 9
 Baltimore has a contemporary  custom home that is TOO LATE ! This is an interesting, unusual and unique property. It has an in-ground pool and is in the Stevenson area of 21208The address is 7 Green Heather Court and this is a custom Deck House.   7 Green Heather Pictures   To sell a unique home...

By Ron Trzcinski
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre)
Comments 3
Build Relationships, Not Just Databases I recently put my name and company information on a website called  The idea is to put businesses together, especially local businesses, so that, together, they can build their businesses. It is easy to put your name on the site and it is eas...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 44
I am living in the Berkshires for five years now. About three years ago I needed tires and my usual place was very expensive. I went to a local tire place and they told me I needed rear breaks and everything that went along with them. Today when I had all my brakes replaced I found out that the t...

By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
Comments 3
Are you green or brown?

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
Comments 14
by Patricia Feager, 9/17/2017 The sun shines in Flower Mound, TXNo tragedies, losses, or drama, it's a good day!My oldest sister has a birthday - so glad to know she's older than meA long-distance phone call is in order, wish I could be with her.T.V. is off. I have no plans on turning it on today...

(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 2
You will never win if you never begin. Helen Rowland 

By Mary Ann O'Shea
(RE/MAX At Barnegat Bay)
Comments 3
Long Beach Island Home for Sale | LBI Real Estate | Jersey Shore Home for Sale | MF 7 E 15th St Overview Maps Photos Description Neighborhood $739,000 Multi Family Main Features 6 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom2 UnitsInterior: 2,375 sqftLot: 6,250 sqftMLS #: 4032637 Location 7 E 15th St...

By Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties
(The Virtual Real Estate Team)
Comments 28
Our general contractor who is doing a major remodel to our Jupiter Florida condo just got there and reported no damage but no power. If all we have as a problem is no power then we are in much better shape than those who lost their homes or had flood damage. We had left Florida last Wednesday ahe...

By Ken Semler, Nationwide Custom Home Builder
Comments 5
Have you ever driven by a home construction site and noticed that big dumpster in the yard? For most, the initial impression is that it’s great to have a place to put the construction garbage to keep the jobsite looking neat and to keep the trash from blowing around. However, it’s a custom built ...