30 Days of Marketing Opportunities - Day 14: Create a Neighborhood Blog

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30 Days of Marketing Opportunities - Day 14

This is Week 3 in my goal to continue providing marketing motivation for you! 30 Days of Marketing Opportunities will give you 30 projects or tasks that your Virtual Assistant can handle on your behalf, generating leads that will ultimately generate more income for you! These are tasks that do not require a lot of high-end skill but, instead, require some time (hence the reason your Virtual Assistant should handle these tasks, not you!) and attention to detailJoin me on the journey!

Day 14 - Create a Neighborhood Blog

A great way to set yourself up as the neighborhood blogexpert is to set up a neighborhood blog. What better way to show people how much you care about their community than by ensuring that everyone knows what's going on there? Your neighborhood blog can highlight neighborhood or community events, important news affecting the community, PTA information, school information, and (of course) real estate information!

Fellow longstanding Active Rain member Gail Robinson created the neighborhood blog Black Rock Online.  It is a prime example of how a great neighborhood blog can be done!

And of course, if you need help blogging, let me know!


Day 1 - Use Short URLs
Day 2 - Syndicate Your Blogs
Day 3 - Create a Marketing Campaign

Day 4 - Take Advantage of Holidays
Day 5 - Farming Works
Day 6 -
Socialize Your Listings
Day 7 - Create a Partnership
Day 8 - Create a Community Website
Day 9 - Host a Coloring Contest

Day 10 - Send Sweet Treats
Day 11 - Throw a Party
Day 12 - Send Out 10 Greeting Cards
Day 13 - Host a Brunch for Working Parents

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Comments (7)

Li Read
Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring) - Salt Spring Island, BC
Caring expertise...knowledge for you!

An excellent idea, and it will give us many new contacts when we do this.

Apr 21, 2011 08:22 AM
James Loftis
RealEstate911.com - West Palm Beach, FL

Good information to know, thanks for sharing.

Apr 21, 2011 09:21 AM
Naoma Doriguzzi
Virginia Beach - Virginia Beach, VA
New Media Director

oh i like Renae!!  how have you been?  trying to get back in the swing of things here on active rain..it has been awhile.  

Apr 26, 2011 09:30 AM
Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
The People You Know, Like and Trust!

Those look like interesting ideas you have there. I will go back and read them. Thanks!

Apr 26, 2011 02:00 PM
Jim Frimmer
HomeSmart Realty West - San Diego, CA
Realtor & CDPE, Mission Valley specialist

I’m looking at setting up a new web site that isn’t under the control of anyone other than me, so I’ve bookmarked this to come back and look at some things once I have the new site up.

Apr 27, 2011 03:51 PM
Renae Bolton
Marketing 4 Realtors - Garfield Heights, OH
I'm your Professional Real Estate Marketing VA!

Thanks, Li! And more contacts are always good!

You're quite welcome, James. Stop back by!

Hey Naomi! It really HAS been a while! I'm good. Trying to stay in the habit of being actively involved here as well.  It isn't always easy but it's always worth it! How are you and the fam?

Thanks for stopping by, Evelyn!

Awesome Jim! I always tell my clients to be triple sure they have full control over any website that they plan to invest any significant amount of time or effort into. Otherwise, someone else can snatch it right out from under you without warning or recourse!


May 04, 2011 06:44 AM
Eva Beshears
Murney Associates, Realtors - Springfield, MO
Realtor for Springfield, MO Area

Great post!! I will also be going through your first 13 days; they look interesting and full of excellent information.  Thank you for the great tips.

Eva Beshears

Oct 29, 2011 04:02 PM