New Bloggers Ask... "What Should I Blog About?"

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"Okay, I'm convinced. I need to Blog, Blog often, and Blog well. But, but, but... what on earth do I Blog about?"microphone

I get this question in my inbox and on my SWS forum several times a week. And it's a good question! One we all asked ourselves at that point we were persuaded of the value of the Blog.

In fact, it's such a good question (and so frequently asked) that I decided to bring a few people who obviously came up with some good answers to the SWS Virtual Studio to share those answers with all of us.

On Saturday morning, May 22nd, four of Active Rain's powerhouses will convene in the Studio with me to share their thoughts on what inspires them to Blog - how they come up with topics, what topics seem to work best and how they stay motivated.

And these are folks who know what they're talking about. All have at least 400,000 Active Rain points and 800 Blogs posted. They're all among Active Rain's top subscribed Bloggers, so they obviously offer good material that people like to read. And all attribute a significant portion of their business to their Blogging efforts.

How could you NOT want to hear their brilliance?

My guests on May 22nd are...

Jeff Belonger
500,000+++ points

Broker Bryant Tutas
700,000+++ points

Erica Ramus
400,000+++ points

Loreena Yeo
Coming up on 600,000 points

Join us? It's a freeeee show... here are the details and registration page!



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Emily Medvec
eXp Realty LLC - Santa Fe, NM
Realtor | Serving Santa Fe & Northern NM

See you there! Thanks for making it happen.

May 07, 2010 12:23 AM #1
Dick and Dixie Sells
Sells Real Estate, LLC - Trinity, FL
Realtors, Tampa Bay Florida Homes For Sale

I think old timers ask this question as well. Booked for that Saturday. Hate to already ask, but will it be recorded and available for the future? Sounds like a great cast you have there!

May 07, 2010 12:29 AM #2
Loreena and Michael Yeo
3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Prosper TX Real Estate Co. - Prosper, TX
Real Estate Agents

I cant wait for the event. I think this will spark some awesome ideas.

May 07, 2010 12:30 AM #3
Randy Dodd
Rosanna's Realty - Abilene, TX

Thanks Jannifer, I think i'm gonna blog about this blog, Take care.

May 07, 2010 12:32 AM #4
Jennifer Allan-Hagedorn
Sell with Soul - Pensacola Beach, FL
Author of Sell with Soul

Randy - thanks! Post the link!

Loreena - Thanks so much for being a part of it!

D&D - Yes it will be recorded... but not publicly distributed... email me.

Emily - You're welcome!

May 07, 2010 12:34 AM #5
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Jennifer, you picked some excellent bloggers for your show.  I'm sure the discussion will be excellent.

May 07, 2010 12:41 AM #6
Julia Odom
Select Realty Professionals - Chattanooga, TN
Chattanooga Homes for Sale

Sounds like a great line up. I'm not really at a loss about what to blog about, I'm at a loss of time to do it in. topics that really interest me always seem to write themselves so I'd love to get some new ideas.

May 07, 2010 01:30 AM #7
Charlie Ragonesi - Big Canoe, GA
Homes - Big Canoe, Jasper, North Georgia Pros

I do appreciate the number of things you put out there that are free. It really is a great service and very unselfish of you. Thanks

May 07, 2010 02:36 AM #8
Jeff Belonger
Social Media - Infinity Home Mortgage Company, Inc - Cherry Hill, NJ
The FHA Expert - FHA Loans - FHA mortgages - USDA loans - VA Loans

Jennifer... thanks for inlcuding me in this...  looking forward to share some thoughts and opinions...  thanks

jeff belonger

May 07, 2010 02:40 AM #9
Robert Rauf
HomeBridge Financial Services (NJ) - Toms River, NJ

I always say: Blog from the heart... mental vomits are usually the best...

and also make sure you use localisim... blog about your town .. set yourself apart from others!

May 07, 2010 03:02 AM #10
Lori Churchill Cofer
Beasley Realty - Pullman, WA
Realtor - 509-330-0086 - Pullman, WA


Sounds like it will spark lots of ideas!

May 07, 2010 03:02 AM #11
Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

Wow, JA, what a colorful cast of characters!  I will not miss this, it's subscribed and calendarized.  

May 07, 2010 04:12 AM #12
Donne Knudsen
Los Angeles & Ventura Counties in CA - Simi Valley, CA
CalState Realty Services

Jennifer - I wish I could attend but I do have other plans that Saturday, family function.  Please update us afterwards like you always do.  I would be very interested in hearing from some of AR's best bloggers.

May 07, 2010 05:19 AM #13
Tom Bailey
Margaret Rudd & Associates Inc. - Oak Island, NC

Thanks JA. Looking forward to show. You might want to check the website and talk to one of the owners Michael Sharp. They do a lot of work with Social Media and how to use the right words to get Google to pick up the blogs for prime spots.

May 07, 2010 07:20 AM #14
Rob Lang
At Home Kansas - Lawrence, KS
Local Expert in Lawrence Kansas Real Estate Homes

Sounds very interesting.  Thanks!

May 07, 2010 09:02 AM #15
Sheila Kennedy
J29 Project - Rochester, NY

Looking forward to it - marked my calendar!  Thanks for putting this together!

May 07, 2010 02:53 PM #16
Lisa Arnold
Weichert Realtors/Forked River - Forked River, NJ

Can't wait for it.  I've struggled with what to blog about for the last year, so this will be helpful.  Thanks for being so timely!

May 08, 2010 02:16 AM #17
Sally Lawrence
Advantage Real Estate - Tehachapi, CA
Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®

Looking forward to it.  I feel like all I've been writing about for months is tax credits.  It sure has been a substantial portion.

May 08, 2010 02:57 AM #18
Linda Jandura
Raleigh Cary Realty - Apex, NC
Realtor, North Carolina Buyer & Seller Specialist

sounds good. Your last show was excellent, even though I didn't get to hear the end. (I did hear you answer my question though- thanks!).  Towards the end of your show I got a phone call from a new client, so maybe that was serendipitous?

May 08, 2010 01:43 PM #19
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