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Is Blogging a waste of time for REALTORS?
Is Blogging a waste of time? If you ask Mrs. Nudi (the one I am married to!) the answer would probably be YES!
Than again all of our spouses whish we would spend a little less time at the office and a little more time at home.
When I first started selling real estate in Kenosha I had no idea how important online marketing was going to become in my business. My first year as a realtor I sold over $10 Million in real estate in a town where the average sales price was shy of $150,000. Most of these sales were not internet based leads. Instead I focused my efforts on distressed properties in Kenosha and Racine counties. I would find people who were in foreclosure and send out letters letting them know that there were alternatives to foreclosure.
About the same time, I started getting involved with Active Rain and found that there were some advantages to Blogging. I learned about things I had never heard of such as SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and backlinks. I learned that a post written properly could drive traffic to your website even if NOBODY EVER READS YOUR ARTICLE.
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