Need to write more Hyper Local posts

Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC SP98364271

Need to write more Hyper Local posts.

We all know that customers mouth are salivating for great local activities and events in their neighborhood. And since Active Rain is the voice of Local events-(Well I am sure some people do),Its good to give them what they want. I got a call today from someone who wanted a number to a TGIF. I paused for a quick minute. Suddenly I remembered that I remembered that I wrote a blog T.G.I.FRIDAYS is coming to 5740 Silver Hill Road District Heights MD 20747 three months ago. YES! Three months ago. It might not have been a local event but at least she found me due to my blog.

Many of us here know that Hyper Local posts can lead to more real estate business. Who doesn't want that? Amy Hahn even wrote a blog that was featured this week Are You Still Doubting the Power of the Hyper-Local Post on how she got business off a blog she wrote two years ago. Here is another one written by Donna Galinsky Hyper-local posts work. A Mini Active Rain Success Story....

Here is another one written by Donna Harris Hyper Local blogging is loved by Google Juice. Those are just some of many Hyper local posts success stories. But it was my phone called today that made me realize that I need to write more Hyper Local posts. So if you don't know what to write,go and write a Hyper local post. You never know. You can be the next one here talking about how your hyper local post brought you a new client. Happy Selling.


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Lisa Dunham
Alexandria, VA
Associate Broker, Alexandria Virginia Real Estate

Lanre, thanks for the reminder!  I agree with Susan.  Writing hyper local posts is a great way to gain knowledge about local area communities.  I am concentrating my efforts there as we speak!  Thanks for giving me an extra nudge.   

Jun 21, 2011 02:46 PM #21
Evelyn Kennedy
Alain Pinel Realtors - Alameda, CA
Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA


I do a lot of localism posts.  I belong to a lot of organization and am on several boards, so there is always plenty for me to write about.  Its the real estate blogs I not so good at.  I have ideas, but someone on AR seems to beat me to the punch and their post are so well written.

Jun 21, 2011 03:08 PM #22
Tamara Inzunza
RE/MAX Executives - Alexandria, VA
Close-In Alexandria and Arlington Living

Congratulations on the Feature Lanre!  You're right about the hyperlocal posts. Got to keep 'em coming!

Jun 21, 2011 03:44 PM #23
Mike Yeo
3:16 team REALTY - Frisco, TX

Lanre - we have gotten so many calls related to local events, restaurants and retail stores that we wrote about and we know it works. 

Jun 21, 2011 04:03 PM #24
Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection

Lanre congrats on having a feature,  Yes the hyper-local blogs are extremely important.

Jun 21, 2011 04:18 PM #25
Tammie White, Broker
Franklin Homes Realty LLC - Franklin, TN
Franklin TN Homes for Sale

I wrote a blog two years ago about the opening of a new recreation center. I got a call today asking me how long is the pool open? That's my AR post.

Jun 21, 2011 04:18 PM #26
Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate
Kelly Right Real Estate - Hood River, OR
Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs

I completely agree that local posts are vital. In fact that is what most of my blogs are. I love to share the highlights of our region.


Jun 21, 2011 04:37 PM #27
Carolyn Kolba
Serving Mentor, and all of Lake County, Ohio - Mentor, OH
Keller Williams Realty- Mentor, Ohio

I have been telling myself that I need to write more posts... and more hyper-local posts... for months.  The hard part is actually DOING it.  It's hard sometimes to get off dead-center.

Jun 21, 2011 04:51 PM #28
Robert Butler
Aspect Inspection - Montreal West Island, QC
Montreal Home Inspector | Aspect Inspection

I can see this is definately something I have to learn more about.

Jun 21, 2011 04:59 PM #29
Chuck Carstensen
RE/MAX Results - Elk River, MN
Minnesota Real Estate Expert

I am all for it. A lot of times the info is out there and we can just go and share it in our own way.

Jun 21, 2011 05:16 PM #30
Bryan Robertson
Los Altos, CA

Most of my blogs are hyperlocal and I see my content rising in the Google rankings weekly.  It's hard to sustain sometimes as there may not be anything to write about but the more you write, the better.

Jun 21, 2011 06:01 PM #31
Pamela Seley
West Coast Realty Division - Murrieta, CA
Residential Real Estate Agent serving SW RivCo CA

I definitely need to write more hyper-local posts. Thanks for the reminder and all the links. Great job and congrats on the feature!

Jun 21, 2011 07:02 PM #32
Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group
Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001 - Gaithersburg, MD
301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA

Lanre, I read somewhere that Bob Stewart said Hyper local posts are among the highest rated posts inside AR . . for good reason.. 

Congratulations on the feature. . very deserving!

Jun 21, 2011 11:19 PM #33
Cheryl Ritchie
RE/MAX Leading Edge - Huntingtown, MD
Southern Maryland 301-980-7566
Well that inspires me. My goal is to start doing more market reports and hyper locals after the Fourth Holiday.
Jun 22, 2011 12:22 AM #34
Scott Fogleman
New Home Team 804-573-9592 - Richmond, VA
New Home Team

Funny, we hear how well they work yet so few of us do them consistently. I am going to make a better effort

Jun 22, 2011 01:13 AM #35
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Lanre, great post and a good reminder of the importance of hyper-local posts. Thanks.

Jun 22, 2011 01:40 AM #36
Greg Miller
Ruoff Home Mortgage - Sarasota, FL
Florida Home Loans - Conventional,FHA,USDA,VA

Lanre, I am so glad that I ran across this post. I get paralysis in what to write a post about. This is a good reminder that we don't need to split the atom here. Just give people simple yet useful information.

Jun 22, 2011 02:53 AM #37
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Lanre- congratulations on the Feature and for reminding us that writing Local posts is good for all of us ... and that includes the business.  I need to make the time to get out and take some more photos and gather information on some of the local places here.

Jun 22, 2011 04:20 AM #38
Jon Kolsky
Kolsky Realty & Management - Long Beach, CA
Licensed California Real Estate Broker

This is a perfect suggestion and great information, I agree it's important to do!!!

Jun 22, 2011 06:14 AM #39
Sandy Acevedo
951-290-8588 - Chino Hills, CA
RE/MAX Masters, Inland Empire Homes for Sale

What you have written is so true. I have started gearing more of my blogs in this direction.

Jun 22, 2011 07:31 AM #40
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